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INDIANA COUNTY: Meetings scheduled on county reassessment

INDIANA COUNTY: Meetings scheduled on county reassessment

- RANDY WELLS

A series of public informational meetings will be held in high school auditoriums in mid-June to help Indiana County property owners better understand the next phase of the countywide property reassessment.

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Search ends well in Armstrong County Search ends well in Armstrong County
6 hours ago -
ELDERTON — An Elderton-area man reported missing over the weekend was located by search crews just before 11:30 this morning, not far from his home in Plumcreek Township, state police reported. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors looking to remove truck scale WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors looking to remove truck scale
7 hours ago -
The White Township supervisors took a step toward taking out a closed truck scale at the township office, authorizing the township manager Wednesday to research the feasibility of removal. [Read More]
Homer City sets cleanup days Homer City sets cleanup days
7 hours ago -
HOMER CITY — The borough of Homer City will host cleanup days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5 and 8 to 11 a.m. June 6. [Read More]
Leader recognition dinner held Leader recognition dinner held
8 hours ago -
“A Glimpse of Tanzanian Life & Culture” was the theme of the recent Indiana County 4-H Leader Appreciation Dinner. S&T Bank sponsored the evening program that recognized the 64 volunteers. [Read More]
Annual golf scramble to benefit Four Footed Friends shelter Annual golf scramble to benefit Four Footed Friends shelter
8 hours ago -
The 12th annual Four Footed Friends Golf Scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Dance extravaganza to be held Dance extravaganza to be held
8 hours ago -
Sharon's School of Dance & Gymnastics will present its 38th annual dance extravaganza, “Showtime 2015,” at 5 p.m. [Read More]
Drought watch issued for county Drought watch issued for county
1 day ago -
HARRISBURG — Indiana County and 26 others across the state have been put on drought watch. [Read More]
Area high schools schedule graduation ceremonies Area high schools schedule graduation ceremonies
1 day ago -
It’s that time of year again. Area high schools will hold baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies on the following dates. [Read More]
Girl Scouts complete journey to Bronze Award Girl Scouts complete journey to Bronze Award
1 day ago -
Junior Girl Scout Troop 40805, under the leadership of Betty George and Cindy Sybert, recently completed their journey to the Bronze Award. [Read More]

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats' last-gasp rally falls short HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats' last-gasp rally falls short
8 hours ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
ALTOONA — Just as they did two years ago, the Blairsville Bobcats tried to rally and win the District 6 title game, but this time their attempts fell short. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Stingers suffer 10-inning loss HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Stingers suffer 10-inning loss
8 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
STATE COLLEGE — Everything seemed to be falling into place for Marion Center to walk away with a district championship in hand Wednesday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Clymer Legion wins on bunt YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Clymer Legion wins on bunt
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Wyatt Patterson laid down an RBI bunt single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Clymer Legion to a 2-1 win over visiting Marion Center in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Homer-Center football camp set Homer-Center football camp set
8 hours ago -
HOMER CITY — A youth football camp will be held at Homer-Center High School from Monday to Wednesday, June 22 to 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.Homer-Center football camp set [Read More]
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IUP’s Ryan Uhl has been named one of eight finalists for the D2 Baseball News Tino Martinez Award. [Read More]
Clayton to run at UPJ Clayton to run at UPJ
1 day ago -
Kia Clayton, a senior at Blairsville High School, recently signed a national letter of intent to participate in track and field at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. [Read More]
Oswald opts for LaRoche Oswald opts for LaRoche
1 day ago -
Shelby Oswald, a senior at Blairsville High School, recently committed to play softball at La Roche College. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: Colts hold off New Derry ICL BASEBALL: Colts hold off New Derry
1 day ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville jumped out to an early four-run lead and then withstood a late push from New Derry to score a 6-4 win in an Indiana County League baseball game Tuesday at One River Field. [Read More]
IUP schedules sports camps IUP schedules sports camps
1 day ago -
The IUP baseball team will hold a summer camp from June 15 to 18 for players ages 7 to 15. The IUP men’s basketball program also will hold camps this summer. [Read More]
MLB: Reds place Punxsutawney native on DL MLB: Reds place Punxsutawney native on DL
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CINCINNATI — The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco, a Punxsutawney native, on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that has limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. [Read More]

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Search ends well in Armstrong County Search ends well in Armstrong County
6 hours ago -
ELDERTON — An Elderton-area man reported missing over the weekend was located by search crews just before 11:30 this morning, not far from his home in Plumcreek Township, state police reported. [Read More]
Search for missing Elderton-area man continues Search for missing Elderton-area man continues
7 hours ago -
ELDERTON — Authorities this morning planned to add helicopters and more tracking dogs to their search for a Plumcreek Township man who has been missing for more than three days. [Read More]
Bomb threat reported at Punxsutawney middle school Bomb threat reported at Punxsutawney middle school
7 hours ago -
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough police said they will file a juvenile petition against a 12-year-old girl accused of writing a bomb threat at Punxsutawney Middle School on Wednesday. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police reported that someone ruined a floor at a store in Rayne Township Tuesday. Police said in a report the suspect tried to sell floor cleaner to the victim and poured the substance on the floor, ruining a 2 feet by 2 feet square. [Read More]
Ex-PPG researcher confined to home Ex-PPG researcher confined to home
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Nominee for PSP chief faces hearing Nominee for PSP chief faces hearing
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Teacher ordered to stand trial Teacher ordered to stand trial
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher charged with intimidating a student by pointing her out to classmates as the person who accused his co-worker of an inappropriate sexual relationship was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on witness intimidation charges. [Read More]
Man acquitted in murder-for-hire case Man acquitted in murder-for-hire case
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YORK (AP) — A central Pennsylvania man has been acquitted of charges that he tried to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife. [Read More]
Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override vote
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial and practical reasons. [Read More]
Fire guts Pearce's Pet Place Fire guts Pearce's Pet Place
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A pet store in White Township was gutted by fire early this morning. [Read More]

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A number of Indiana Area Senior High School students recently received academic awards. [Read More]
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HOUSTON — While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials have warned about the possibility of more flooding from rain-swollen rivers as the week goes on. [Read More]
Live anthrax samples mistakenly shipped Live anthrax samples mistakenly shipped
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IRS suspects Russia in hack IRS suspects Russia in hack
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PSU fraternity supports suspension PSU fraternity supports suspension
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The national office of the fraternity suspended by Penn State over a Facebook page in which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted says it respects the university’s decision to suspend it for three years. [Read More]
Federal appeals court rejects Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban Federal appeals court rejects Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban
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Ex-PPG researcher confined to home Ex-PPG researcher confined to home
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Senate is planning a long-awaited hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to lead the state police. [Read More]

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Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes
1 day ago -
Will Indiana Borough step up and help enhance the community? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse
1 day ago -
Last week I stopped at K-Mart, bought some flowers, put them in the car and drove home only to discover I had left my purse in the shopping cart. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion
1 day ago -
People believe that they need to be religious to have morals. Many more believe that without religion, everything would be anarchy. This, however, contradicts the science that has existed for hundreds of years, and why there is such a large war between science and religion today. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor
5 days ago -
Bravo to the White Township supervisors for voting to fund the proposed bike path to connect the Hoodlebug Trail to the White Township Recreation Complex. Moving this project forward shows that they can see the tremendous opportunity to improve the already great recreational facilities in our area. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised
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Once again we experienced the American Water Co.’s professionalism while they repaired a pipe leakage at our home. Last year they also came to our rescue with a water main break. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea
5 days ago -
Pennsylvania is known nationally for its leadership in connecting workforce training to the skill needs of key industries, creating workers with the capabilities needed for high productivity, healthy profits and good wages. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board
5 days ago -
The debate between Indiana Area school directors Tom Harley and Deborah Clawson on the use of a committee system left me scratching my head that there was even a debate. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages
5 days ago -
A recent report on the physician workforce from the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission recommends six strategies to address projected future physician shortages. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
2 weeks ago -
On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
2 weeks ago -
Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
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