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Directors discuss possible fate of district's buildings

Directors discuss possible fate of district's buildings

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

The full Indiana school board took up the first of the committee’s conclusions on possible changes to uses for the district's buildings during its semi-monthly business meeting Monday.

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Flowers get hot weather care Flowers get hot weather care
18 hours ago -
Charles Runyan, owner of The Coventry Inn, watered the hanging flower baskets in front of the restaurant along North Sixth Street in Indiana on Monday evening. [Read More]
Rotary members honored Rotary members honored
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Indiana Rotary Club held its Paul Harris Award Dinner Monday at the Park Inn in White Township, electing officers and providing awards. [Read More]
SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Mental health illness treatable SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Mental health illness treatable
18 hours ago - - STEVE WOLFE
Indiana Regional Medical Center has been in the business of caring for people for over 100 years, and in 1998 the hospital opened the Behavioral Health unit specializing in the care of mental health needs in patients 55 years of age and older. [Read More]
PennDOT centers to close PennDOT centers to close
18 hours ago -
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver’s license and photo centers will be closed in observance of Independence Day. [Read More]
Route 85 closing slated for July Route 85 closing slated for July
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Route 85 will be closed between Yockey Road and Harris Road in Armstrong County from 9 a.m. Friday, July 9, through 6 a.m. Monday, July 11, according to a release from PennDOT. [Read More]
NIE Gazette Summer Experience to help area students keep sharp NIE Gazette Summer Experience to help area students keep sharp
2 days ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Area students in grades kindergarten through 12 are invited once again this year to participate in The Indiana Gazette’s Summer Learning Experience. [Read More]
Car show held to benefit veterans Car show held to benefit veterans
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Classic cars lined Philadelphia Street in Indiana on Sunday for a car show that was part of the ongoing bicentennial celebration. [Read More]
Dog wardens to check licenses, vaccinations
2 days ago -
Dog wardens will be canvassing homes in Indiana County this week to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. [Read More]
Book signing held at Homer-Center library Book signing held at Homer-Center library
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Janice Dembosky recently held a book signing at the Homer-Center Public Library for her newest book, “The Covering.” [Read More]
The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 19-25 The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 19-25
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of June 19-25: [Read More]

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YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Marion Center sweeps Walbeck Insurance YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Marion Center sweeps Walbeck Insurance
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Matt Badzik belted two clutch hits, Tyler Lightcap and Tyler Howells tossed gems, and first-place Marion Center improved to 16-1 by sweeping Walbeck Insurance, 2-1 and 3-1, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball doubleheader Monday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hunting licenses on sale ZEKE WILSON: Hunting licenses on sale
19 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Only a few day remain for the validity of the 2015-16 hunting license. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Gauley River holds lots of bass JEFF KNAPP: Gauley River holds lots of bass
19 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
West Virginia’s Gauley River, in the fall, is known more for its whitewater rafting activities than for the fishing it provides. But the river holds an excellent population of smallmouth bass. And if you’re willing to enlist the help of one of the professional guides that focus on the Gauley’s [Read More]
Over-40 league sets registration Over-40 league sets registration
19 hours ago -
The Indiana Over-40 Baseball League is registering players for the upcoming season. [Read More]
BOOSTERS BASEBALL: Bowman's Coins wins IABB game BOOSTERS BASEBALL: Bowman's Coins wins IABB game
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Bowman’s Coins blanked Bob’s Pizza, 11-0, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Monday. [Read More]
MacBlane places second in shooting competition MacBlane places second in shooting competition
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Noah MacBlane, 17, of Home, placed second in the Keystone Cup shooting competition held in Muncy on June 17 to 19. [Read More]
GOLF: Myers, Previte team up for win at ICC GOLF: Myers, Previte team up for win at ICC
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
A few holes can really tilt the ship in a match-play format in golf. [Read More]
SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township avenges loss to Punxsutawney SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township avenges loss to Punxsutawney
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Young Township avenged its only loss in its last eight games, topping first-place Punxsutawney, 2-1, in an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball game Sunday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL
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Lou Downey spoiled Apollo’s bid to break into the win column by cracking a three-run homer in the 11th inning to lift visiting New Derry to a win in an Indiana County League game Sunday. [Read More]
Meyer volunteers as golf marshal Meyer volunteers as golf marshal
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Crowd control is likely something that is often overlooked at professional golf tournaments. For Indiana native Ed Meyer, it’s a job he takes seriously. [Read More]

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Man sentenced to jail for armed robbery Man sentenced to jail for armed robbery
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A Cherryhill Township man was ordered Monday to serve about one to two years in jail for an armed robbery at a home in Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
18 hours ago -
Richard Stancombe told state police at Indiana that a large cement eagle was stolen from the front yard of 135 Sharp Place on June 17 or 18. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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State police at Indiana said John Trout, 31, of Portage, was driving a tri-axle truck north on Coal Road at 3 p.m. Monday when the left front wheel separated from the truck. [Read More]
Wanted man escapes into zoo
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man wanted in a police chase in Pittsburgh has apparently evaded capture by fleeing into the city’s zoo. [Read More]
Ex-Steeler to face charges Ex-Steeler to face charges
19 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pittsburgh Steeler-turned-artist faces 30 counts of criminal mischief after police say he painted graffiti along high-profile locations in Pittsburgh including a riverfront trail system and a bridge. [Read More]
'Dance Moms' star pleads guilty to fraud 'Dance Moms' star pleads guilty to fraud
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller pleaded guilty Monday to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country. [Read More]
Man stood naked after killing wife Man stood naked after killing wife
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Witnesses say a man accused of fatally shooting his wife with a crossbow in Philadelphia stood naked at his own doorway as she stumbled to a neighbor’s home and collapsed in a pool of her own blood. [Read More]
Pennsylvania officer shot seven times is released from hospital Pennsylvania officer shot seven times is released from hospital
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FOLCROFT, Pa. (AP) — A police officer who was shot seven times during a drug investigation exchanged salutes with cheering colleagues as he left a Philadelphia hospital Monday, just three days after the confrontation. [Read More]
Man sentenced in felony robbery Man sentenced in felony robbery
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
One of two men charged in the robbery and abduction of an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student could be a free man as early as today. [Read More]
Homer City family of three safe after fire damages home Homer City family of three safe after fire damages home
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HOMER CITY — Fire heavily damaged a house early Sunday in Homer City, leaving three people homeless and causing some brief anxious moments when a man was unable to get out of the house. [Read More]

All Family News

 
ENGAGEMENT: Shannon Lowmaster and Bradley Olbert ENGAGEMENT: Shannon Lowmaster and Bradley Olbert
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Shannon Lowmaster and Bradley Olbert, of Starford, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Janelle Hegland and Chad Smith ENGAGEMENT: Janelle Hegland and Chad Smith
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Janelle Leigh Hegland, of Indiana, and Chad Alexander Smith, of Latrobe, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 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
19 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, recent activity: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Charles Smith III and Susan Lockard ENGAGEMENT: Charles Smith III and Susan Lockard
2 days ago -
Charles Terry Smith III and Susan Lynn Lockard, of Altoona, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 27
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, June 25, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: June 26 Gazette readers' birthdays: June 26
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
BIRTH: Easton Adam Ringler BIRTH: Easton Adam Ringler
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Nick and Megan Ringler, of Lucernemines, have announced the birth of their son, Easton Adam Ringler. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 25: Gazette readers' birthdays, June 25:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday (even a belated one) to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
EU leaders plot a future without Britain, demand answers EU leaders plot a future without Britain, demand answers
18 hours ago -
BRUSSELS — European Union leaders began plotting a future without Britain on Tuesday, urging the island nation and economic powerhouse to disentangle itself as fast as possible from the other 27 nations in the bloc to avoid extending the turmoil that has been roiling European and global markets. [Read More]
North American leaders to pledge more reliance on renewables
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WASHINGTON — The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico will pledge this week to rely on renewable energy to generate 50 percent of North America's electrical power by 2025, White House officials said Monday. [Read More]
Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7 billion Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7 billion
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DETROIT — Volkswagen will spend $14.7 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history. [Read More]
Pennsylvania senator aims to repeal 2011 abortion clinic law Pennsylvania senator aims to repeal 2011 abortion clinic law
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HARRISBURG — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday striking down restrictive abortion regulations in Texas prompted a Pennsylvania state senator to announce he will seek repeal of a 2011 law that imposed expensive facility and staff expansions on clinics that perform abortions in the state. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Details of Trump's Muslim ban continue to change
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NEW YORK — From the moment he first declared it, the plan has been a signature of his campaign for president: “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Warren says Clinton can be trusted to fight Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Warren says Clinton can be trusted to fight Trump
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CINCINNATI — Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Monday, vouching for her as someone who could be trusted to fight for workers and fend off Donald Trump. [Read More]
Wanted man escapes into zoo
19 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man wanted in a police chase in Pittsburgh has apparently evaded capture by fleeing into the city’s zoo. [Read More]
Ex-Steeler to face charges Ex-Steeler to face charges
19 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pittsburgh Steeler-turned-artist faces 30 counts of criminal mischief after police say he painted graffiti along high-profile locations in Pittsburgh including a riverfront trail system and a bridge. [Read More]
Senate votes to fill court vacancies Senate votes to fill court vacancies
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Six new judges are about to take the bench following confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate. [Read More]
House committee approves $31.6 billion budget proposal
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers took a major step toward a new state budget Monday night with a bipartisan vote by the House Appropriations Committee for a $31.6 billion proposal assembled by the Republican majority. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Let people support candidate of own choice Letter to the Editor: Let people support candidate of own choice
18 hours ago -
The letter I am writing is factual and involves issues that need to be stopped. The Yarnick Farm in Armstrong Township is being attacked for its support of Donald Trump. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump knows what's wrong with U.S. Letter to the Editor: Trump knows what's wrong with U.S.
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I am a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served from 1969 to 1973. I am proud of it. I find when some Democrats say that Donald Trump is a businessman and knows nothing about how to run this country, they are wrong — and I mean wrong, wrong and wrong. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: PUC needs to stop West Penn rate hike Letter to the Editor: PUC needs to stop West Penn rate hike
19 hours ago -
To the PUC commissioners and interested readers: [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Protecting energy-industry workers AS I SEE IT: Protecting energy-industry workers
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We’ve all heard plenty of criticism of state government, particularly concerns of divisive partisanship and a corresponding decrease in productivity by the General Assembly. Certainly last year’s highly publicized budget debacle did nothing to quash those concerns. [Read More]
ALLEN W. LOCKARD: Revenue doesn't cover costs at Citizens' ALLEN W. LOCKARD: Revenue doesn't cover costs at Citizens'
3 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette headline on June 18 read, “Study: Up to 1 in 5 trauma deaths could be prevented.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: In Spirit's spirit Letter to the Editor: In Spirit's spirit
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When a stray cat approached me in my front yard in mid-April, I had no clue she would impact my life forever. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Responding to the massacre in Orlando Letter to the Editor: Responding to the massacre in Orlando
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“An active shooter scenario” — this is how the emergency agencies labeled the massacre in Orlando, Fla. These agencies are the first line of defense against “terrorists,” such as the crazy guy who carried out the slaughter in the Pulse nightclub. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Time for action to eliminate property taxes Letter to the Editor: Time for action to eliminate property taxes
1 week ago -
The time is now. Time for what, you ask? Time for HB/SB 76, which would eliminate property taxes. Time for the county commissioners to come to the realization who they work for, namely we the people. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Extend deadline to appeal reassessment Letter to the Editor: Extend deadline to appeal reassessment
1 week ago -
On May 25, I asked the Indiana County commissioners to please consider extending the deadline to appeal 2017 property taxes. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Tar and chipping can be costly, unsafe Letter to the Editor: Tar and chipping can be costly, unsafe
1 week ago -
To the state Department of Transportation in Harrisburg: [Read More]
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