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'Wings of Freedom Tour' to visit airport

'Wings of Freedom Tour' to visit airport

- RANDY WELLS

Only two months after a World War II Corsair fighter topped the list of attractions at the Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport’s summer festival, another impressive collection of iconic warbirds will be touching down at Indiana in August.

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Clothing collection underway Clothing collection underway
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Volunteers recently began sorting clothes for the Back to School Bash, which will be held Aug. 20. [Read More]
Keep that Titanic ego in check
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Keep that Titanic ego in check
2 hours ago - - JEFF TOBIN
“We are perfectly satisfied that the Titanic is unsinkable. We are absolutely certain that she is able to withstand any damage.” [Read More]
ICTC takes 2nd in Quiz Bowl; Student honored with AMT award ICTC takes 2nd in Quiz Bowl; Student honored with AMT award
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Indiana County Technology Center (ICTC) student Lori Wright has been granted the Outstanding Student Award by the American Medical Technologists. [Read More]
Senior activity centers post schedules Senior activity centers post schedules
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The schedules at the Aging Services Inc. social centers for the coming week: [Read More]
Public bodies to hold open meetings Public bodies to hold open meetings
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Meetings of municipal governments, school boards and county governmental bodies scheduled this week are at the following times and locations: [Read More]
Palace Gardens Drive-In reopens with digital projector Palace Gardens Drive-In reopens with digital projector
17 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Equipped with an added piece of expensive technology, the Palace Gardens Drive-in Theater finally opened for the summer Friday evening. [Read More]
Gatti Pharmacy to relocate Gatti Pharmacy to relocate
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Gatti Pharmacy has announced that it will be relocating to 1024 Philadelphia St., Indiana, this fall from its current location at Seventh and Philadelphia streets. [Read More]
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': A deep, dark place
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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': A deep, dark place
17 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
Decades ago, when the kids were still with us, we visited Indian Caverns. While I’d long grown out of my fear of the dark, my heart picked up pace and my breathing quickened as we toured the underground cave. [Read More]
'Texting Thru Cancer': Becoming real
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'Texting Thru Cancer': Becoming real
17 hours ago - - JAN WOODARD
My smile is missing. Between chemo treatments I hit a low point when my energy and white count dovetail and sink. [Read More]
Museum foundation officers re-elected Museum foundation officers re-elected
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The James M. Stewart Museum Foundation held its annual meeting Thursday at Rustic Lodge. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
GOLF: Familiar names aim for Meadow Lane title
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GOLF: Familiar names aim for Meadow Lane title
2 hours ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Since its inception in the 1960s, the Meadow Lane Club Championship has had a common theme on its leaderboard. In each of the six decades that the tournament has been played, someone with the last name Wiggins has claimed the title. [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Bison get off to hot start in opener ICL PLAYOFFS: Bison get off to hot start in opener
17 hours ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
BOVARD — Despite their ability to chip away, the Blairsville Colts couldn’t muster enough to stage a major comeback in a 10-6 loss to Bovard in Game 1 of the Indiana County League baseball best-of-seven championship series on Friday. [Read More]
All-star team wins championship All-star team wins championship
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The Iron Horse 11U all-star baseball team won the Cal Ripken Northwest Pennsylvania Championship. [Read More]
Bowman’s Coins tops Bob’s Pizza Bowman’s Coins tops Bob’s Pizza
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Bowman’s Coins defeated Bob’s Pizza, 15-4, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Friday. [Read More]
Gilgal routs Grace 2 Gilgal routs Grace 2
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Fifth-seeded Gilgal Presbyterian topped fourth-seeded Grace Methodist 2, 13-2, in an Indiana County Church League playoff softball game Friday. [Read More]
AAU team wins division AAU team wins division
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The Pennsylvania Yellow Jackets AAU girls’ basketball team won the Copper Division at the USJN/Nike 17 and under tournament. [Read More]
Missions Possible 5K set Aug. 13
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BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13 Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13
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DILLTOWN — Indiana Road Runners Club will be conduct the Run for the Trail 7K Run and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 13. [Read More]
Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game
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In a game played Wednesday, Spaghetti Benders moved into first place in the league standings by outslugging East American Motorsports, 13-8, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Even trailing by 10 runs in the last inning, Walbeck Insurance showed no signs of surrender. [Read More]

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Fire crew responds to call Fire crew responds to call
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Indiana volunteer firefighters responded Saturday to a report of a structure fire at a residence along Green Valley Drive in the Green Valley Estates mobile home park. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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An eastbound motorcycle driven by Cory Howard, of Blairsville, hit a wall at the Blairsville Area Veterans Memorial about 2:40 a.m. Saturday, the Blairsville Borough police reported. [Read More]
Crews put out blaze in old Pittsburgh Macy's building Crews put out blaze in old Pittsburgh Macy's building
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Firefighters in western Pennsylvania have extinguished a blaze at the former Macy’s building in downtown Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Autopsy: Man killed by police died of gunshot to back
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CHICAGO (AP) — An 18-year-old suspect who was shot by Chicago police died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to autopsy results released Saturday. [Read More]
Three killed, others wounded by gunfire in Philadelphia
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say three people were killed and several others were wounded by gunfire around the city of Philadelphia. [Read More]
Three dead in shooting near Seattle
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SEATTLE (AP) — A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said. [Read More]
Court rules for school in teen's burp arrest
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the petty misdemeanor arrest of an Albuquerque student accused of repeatedly disrupting his middle-school class with loud burps. [Read More]
Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash Officials believe at least 16 died in Texas balloon crash
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LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and authorities believe no one survived. [Read More]
State police searching for man who escaped halfway house State police searching for man who escaped halfway house
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State police said they are looking for a Punxsutawney-area man who escaped from a halfway house in Erie. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Michael A. Coleman, 24, of Punxsutawney, was charged with driving under the influence and other drug offenses for a July 5 incident, according to state police. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 29, 2016: [Read More]
95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr. 95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr.
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Wallace B. McGaughey Sr., of Indiana, is celebrating his 95th birthday today. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 28, 2016: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown
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Blaine Isaac McQuown, son of Justin and Kim McQuown, of Charlottesville, Va., celebrated his first birthday on July 1, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 27, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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Hot air balloon crash kills 16 Hot air balloon crash kills 16
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LOCKHART, Texas — A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said. [Read More]
Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours. [Read More]
45-foot ship to tell story of Revolution
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PHILADELPHIA — Visitors to the birthplace of America can soon climb aboard a life-size Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city’s historic district, while staying firmly planted on land. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Kaine tour western Pennsylvania CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton, Kaine tour western Pennsylvania
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JOHNSTOWN — Hillary Clinton’s top surrogates are taking aim at rival Donald Trump for criticizing the bereaved mother of a Muslim Army captain, a comment that sparked outrage across the political spectrum on Saturday. [Read More]
Crews put out blaze in old Pittsburgh Macy's building Crews put out blaze in old Pittsburgh Macy's building
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Firefighters in western Pennsylvania have extinguished a blaze at the former Macy’s building in downtown Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Pope to young: Try politics, activism Pope to young: Try politics, activism
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Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a “couch potato” who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world. [Read More]
Autopsy: Man killed by police died of gunshot to back
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CHICAGO (AP) — An 18-year-old suspect who was shot by Chicago police died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to autopsy results released Saturday. [Read More]
States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist
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URBANA, Ill. — Champaign County State’s Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag. [Read More]
Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California’s religious colleges and universities. [Read More]
Amazon continues to expand distribution Amazon continues to expand distribution
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NEW YORK — Online shoppers want their packages — now. And Amazon is spending heavily to make sure that happens. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Move county meetings to evening Letter to the Editor: Move county meetings to evening
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I just recently sent a letter asking the commissioners of Indiana County to consider having their meetings in the evening. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Association should be held accountable Letter to the Editor: Association should be held accountable
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I am writing in reference to the advertisement run in your paper last week by the Indiana County Landowners Association. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Local police need the right to use radar Letter to the Editor: Local police need the right to use radar
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We recently asked the Indiana Borough Police Department for its assistance in resolving an issue with people driving at a very high rate of speed on Oak Street between North Sixth and North Fifth streets. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions
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I am writing in response to the full page ad that the Indiana County Landowners published in the Gazette this past weekend. If the average farm is 100 acres, there were 40 to 50 landowners whose money was used to pay for it. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare? Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare?
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As young people, we are encouraged to reach for the American dream: a good job, family and a nice home to live in. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended
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In reference to the 2016 property tax reassessments for Indiana County, the whole tax structure used by EST needs to be addressed by the commissioners. There are too many inconsistencies in their values for land sites, similar building structures, property types, etc., the way it is. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed
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My name is Fred Yun and I proudly taught in the Indiana Area School District for more than 20 years. Even though I retired, I am still actively involved in the school environment as president of the New Albany, Ohio, Kiwanis Club and adviser to the New Albany High School Key Club. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary
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As I approach my 10-year cancerversary on Aug. 11, I have much to celebrate. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded
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We would like to thank all the firefighters and the Homer City police for all that they did the night of the fire that heavily damaged our home on June 26. Not enough credit is given to these men and women who risk their lives for their communities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork
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I would like to say to all the members of the local fire companies who took part in the events at the recent convention in Black Lick: “Job well done!” [Read More]
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