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Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250

Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250

PESCARA DEL TRONO, Italy (AP) — As the search for survivors ground on, Premier Matteo Renzi pledged new money and measures Thursday to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy.

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INDIANA COUNTY: Efforts underway to attract new jobs INDIANA COUNTY: Efforts underway to attract new jobs
9 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
The efforts may not be obvious, and many Indiana County residents may not be aware of it, but a lot of time, work and expertise are being expended to attract new companies and new jobs to Indiana County. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors advance nuisance gathering ordinance WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors advance nuisance gathering ordinance
9 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
The White Township supervisors moved forward with a nuisance gathering ordinance Wednesday that the municipality could use to penalize property owners based on a system of state police citations. [Read More]
Route 119 work to begin this weekend Route 119 work to begin this weekend
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Weekend work is scheduled to begin Friday at 11 p.m. through Saturday at 5 p.m. at Route 119 and Lucerne Road as part of the Route 119 improvement project in Center Township. [Read More]
Highway project has October deadline Highway project has October deadline
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Workers poured concrete Tuesday on Route 286 in White Township near the Windy Ridge Business and Technology Park, as shown from the area near the state police barracks. [Read More]
Exhibit displays glass from Indiana County Exhibit displays glass from Indiana County
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The exhibit Works of Art in Indiana Glass is on display at the Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana. [Read More]
65th class reunion held 65th class reunion held
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The Elders Ridge Class of 1951 recently held its 65th class reunion at Eat’n Park restaurant, White Township. [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]
Celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial at a Mid-Atlantic site Celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial at a Mid-Atlantic site
9 hours ago - - Recreation News
Did you ever imagine touring Washington, D.C., with President Abraham Lincoln? Or witnessing the burning of Washington in 1812 when President James Madison was in office? [Read More]
Vigil set to raise awareness of drug overdoses Vigil set to raise awareness of drug overdoses
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Shame and misunderstanding are some of the biggest issues surrounding drug addiction in Indiana County, if you ask Karen McMillan, of the Blairsville and Surrounding Communities Support Group Against Drugs. [Read More]
Enrollment spikes at Indiana school district Enrollment spikes at Indiana school district
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Year after year, Indiana remains a mystery to those who try to predict the ebb and flow of the local population. [Read More]

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Phoenix Rehabilitation holds golf outing Phoenix Rehabilitation holds golf outing
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The Phoenix Rehabilitation and John Angelo Charity Golf Classic was held recently at Chestnut Ridge. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana drops section opener HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana drops section opener
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GREENSBURG — Indiana dropped its section opener by falling to Hempfield, 187-248, in a WPIAL Division 1 Section 1 boys’ golf match Wednesday at Valley Green Golf Course. [Read More]
Derry wins tennis match
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PITTSBURGH — Derry scored its first win by topping Riverview, 4-1, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Wednesday in Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Indiana girls win golf match Indiana girls win golf match
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MURRYSVILLE — Indiana defeated Gateway, 209-243 in a WPIAL girls’ golf match on Tuesday at the Murrysville Golf Club. Indiana’s Natalie Price was the match medalist with a score of 47. Gabby Groman and Christine Evans each carded a 51, Shreva Bharadwaj shot a 60 and Katie Peles [Read More]
Sanso's team takes second Sanso's team takes second
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The Sanso’s high school girls’ basketball team came in second place, losing only to a team from Virginia, in the Shoot the Rock tournament held in Erie. [Read More]
Oterson named to all-star team
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marion Center senior Mia Oterson helped the PA Yellow Jackets Elite Team win the USJN/Nike U-17 national championship game July 25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. [Read More]
Hollis wins match in Ladies League
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Ann Hollis was the winner in this week’s play of the day, Count the Even Holes, with a score of 27 in the Tuesday Morning Ladies League at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. [Read More]
Billiards group to organize
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The Indiana Pool League, which begins its 36th season in September, will meet at 6 p.m. Saturday at 1600 Gompers Ave., Indiana. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Homer-Center wins first match HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Homer-Center wins first match
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BLAIRSVILLE — Homer-Center earned its first win by edging West Shamokin, 235-237, in a Heritage Conference boys’ golf match Tuesday at Chestnut Ridge Golf Course. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Program working to limit reliance on transfers IUP FOOTBALL: Program working to limit reliance on transfers
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Take one look at the IUP football roster, and it becomes clear that things have changed quite a bit for the most successful program in the history of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. [Read More]

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HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Susanne Steffee, of Homer City. [Read More]
Two vehicles involved in accident along Wayne Avenue Two vehicles involved in accident along Wayne Avenue
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Two vehicles were involved in an accident this morning at Grant Street and Wayne Avenue. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police said someone stole a blue emergency light from an unsecured vehicle on Aug. 16 between 4 and 11:20 p.m. in the area of Route 553. [Read More]
Online public school founder admits to $8 million in tax fraud Online public school founder admits to $8 million in tax fraud
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The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled. [Read More]
Man who faked age at school pleads guilty
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A 23-year-old Ukrainian man who faked his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges. [Read More]
1 of 4 rock-throwing men gets parole 1 of 4 rock-throwing men gets parole
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LEWISBURG (AP) — The first of four young men charged over a rock-throwing episode on a Pennsylvania interstate that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher has been granted parole. [Read More]
Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation Deaf driver's shooting death by trooper under investigation
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is urging people to not jump to conclusions as state agents investigate how a deaf driver with a history of minor offenses ended up dead after leading a trooper on a 10-mile chase. [Read More]
Cops: Man jailed for cutting sappy tree
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PITTSTON (AP) — Police said a Pennsylvania man who believed sap from a tree next door was ruining his car, chopped it down, causing the tree to crash into an apartment building he owns, damaging it so badly it had to be condemned. [Read More]
Judge: Professor’s drug charges to remain
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EASTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has denied a defense request to throw out drug delivery charges against a former college professor. [Read More]
Sheriff called to resign over harassing emails
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LANCASTER (AP) — Lancaster County officials are calling for their sheriff’s resignation amid claims he sent pornographic and inappropriate emails to a subordinate. [Read More]

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95TH BIRTHDAY: Verna Korywchak 95TH BIRTHDAY: Verna Korywchak
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Verna Korywchak celebrated her 95th birthday on Aug. 19. She celebrated with her family at St. Andrew’s Village, where she resides. [Read More]
BIRTH: Gabriella Marie Dragani BIRTH: Gabriella Marie Dragani
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Gabriella Maria Dragani was born June 1, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches. [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthdays, Aug. 25: Gazette reader's birthdays, Aug. 25:
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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, Aug. 24, 2016: [Read More]
60th ANNIVERSARY: Alan and Arleene Burgess 60th ANNIVERSARY: Alan and Arleene Burgess
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Alan and Arleene Burgess celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug 18, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 24: Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 24:
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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, Aug. 23, 2016: [Read More]
BIRTH: Austen Grey Byerly BIRTH: Austen Grey Byerly
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Austen Grey Byerly was born at 2:45 a.m. Aug. 4, 2016, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 23 Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 23
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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, Aug. 22, 2016: [Read More]

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Scientists find Earth-like planet orbiting star right next door Scientists find Earth-like planet orbiting star right next door
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WASHINGTON — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door. [Read More]
VHA: Soldier who killed five Dallas police officers showed PTSD symptoms
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The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. [Read More]
Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug. [Read More]
Clinton defends foundation, says it has been transparent Clinton defends foundation, says it has been transparent
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WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton defended her family’s charitable foundation on Wednesday against criticism from Donald Trump, saying it had provided more transparency than her Republican rival’s sprawling business interests. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump visits Florida, makes pitch to Hispanics CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump visits Florida, makes pitch to Hispanics
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TAMPA, Fla. — Visiting a battleground state he can’t afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics “a much better life” Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election. [Read More]
State launches patient prescription database State launches patient prescription database
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is launching its database on prescription drug dispensing in an effort to prevent their abuse. [Read More]
Wolf sets up charter school division Wolf sets up charter school division
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor is setting up a new charter schools office within the state Department of Education to improve support and oversight. [Read More]
Dealer that supplied Petco, PetSmart charged with cruelty
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Animal cruelty charges were filed Wednesday against a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart. [Read More]
Online public school founder admits to $8 million in tax fraud Online public school founder admits to $8 million in tax fraud
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The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled. [Read More]
Summit focuses on fighting drug abuse
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CINCINNATI — State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
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Kudos and congratulations to the Indiana County Jimmy Stewart Airport Authority Board of Directors for bringing the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom Tour” to Indiana County last week. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role
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After reading the comments of Adam Sedlock recently published in The Indiana Gazette (“Sedlock plans another run as write-in,” Aug. 6), I decided it would be helpful to provide some information about Art Halvorson, a candidate for U.S. representative in the 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past
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Words matter. Words have always mattered in our history, from the Declaration of Independence (“We hold these truths to be self evident”) to the inaugural call to action from President John F. Kennedy (“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line
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I was shocked that the Friday, Aug. 5, Indiana Gazette ran an article outlining at least three years’ worth of pay raises for state workers, all 40,000 of them. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success
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I would like to thank the Summit Church, Donna Baughman, Stef McCoy and all the volunteers who helped sponsor and host Starlit Night, a prom for special needs people, on July 29. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Reader unhappy about reassessment, Baker Letter to the Editor: Reader unhappy about reassessment, Baker
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After giving this reassessment some serious thought, I feel Commissioner Mike Baker, in my opinion, tricked and deceived the voters of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: White thanked for supporting VNA Letter to the Editor: White thanked for supporting VNA
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I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Sen. Don White for his support of the mission of the Visiting Nurse Association of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: We are losing our moral footing Letter to the Editor: We are losing our moral footing
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I commend Pastor Nicholas Kostella on his letter July 24, “The right restroom door?” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: PM teachers have made concessions Letter to the Editor: PM teachers have made concessions
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For three years now the teachers, nurses and guidance counselors at Penns Manor School District have worked without a contract. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Conservatives should back Halvorson Letter to the Editor: Conservatives should back Halvorson
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I thought Congressman Bill Shuster couldn’t possibly be any more repugnant. But, his campaign responded to Art Halvorson’s decision to accept the Democratic nomination as being “selfish.” Excuse me? [Read More]
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