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Sheetz appeals vote to reject beer sales

Sheetz appeals vote to reject beer sales

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

The Sheetz chain has gone to Indiana County Court in a fight to begin beer sales at the convenience store along Route 119 at Lucerne Road north of Homer City in Center Township.

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Inside Indiana: Autumn, Gib, Lenny, Tony, Laura ... Inside Indiana: Autumn, Gib, Lenny, Tony, Laura ...
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Though the season of summer fairs and festivals has come to a close, fall activities in the area are just getting into full swing. [Read More]
Rotary presents awards at fair Rotary presents awards at fair
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Indiana Rotary Awards were presented recently as part of 4-H and Future Farmers of America awards for the 2016 Indiana County Fair. [Read More]
Fair participants earn Indiana Gazette awards Fair participants earn Indiana Gazette awards
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Indiana Gazette Awards were presented recently as part of 4-H and Future Farmers of America awards for the county fair. [Read More]
Marion Center Bank awards presented Marion Center Bank awards presented
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Marion Center Bank Awards were presented recently as part of 4-H and Future Farmers of America awards for the county fair. [Read More]
Fall fun night planned Fall fun night planned
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The annual Fall Fun Night sponsored by the Bolivar Volunteer Fire Company will be held on Oct. 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30. [Read More]
Panel to highlight gerrymandering issues Panel to highlight gerrymandering issues
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The public is invited to attend a panel discussion Monday at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on problems with gerrymandering as a way of forming voting districts, and possibilities for reform. [Read More]
Armstrong Township to hold recycling Armstrong Township to hold recycling
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Armstrong Township will hold a recycling collection Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon at the township municipal building. [Read More]
Crocheted items needed for drive Crocheted items needed for drive
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A “Warm Up Indiana County” initiative is seeking knitted or crocheted clothing items for those in need. [Read More]
'Little Free Library' erected in Plumville 'Little Free Library' erected in Plumville
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The Plumville Lions have opened a Little Free Library near the pavilion at the Plumville playground. [Read More]
REA withheld payments, lawsuit alleges REA withheld payments, lawsuit alleges
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The rural electrification cooperative serving parts of Indiana and several other south-central Pennsylvania counties has been named in a lawsuit charging that the cooperative has withheld payment of millions of dollars of surplus funds due to their members. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves stay on victory trail HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves stay on victory trail
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West Shamokin remained unbeaten by sweeping host Marion Center, 25-9, 25-3, 25-11, in a Heritage Conference girls’ volleyball match Thursday. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks won't overlook Griffins as big games loom IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks won't overlook Griffins as big games loom
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If you think the eighth-ranked IUP Crimson Hawks expect Seton Hill to be a little more than a bunch of tackling dummies on Saturday, well, coach Curt Cignetti has a history lesson for you. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: High school teammates reunite at Saint Vincent
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ON CAMPUS: High school teammates reunite at Saint Vincent
5 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
When Lucy Bujdos’ storied high school tennis career came to an end in the quarterfinals of the PIAA tournament in 2014, the notion of playing the game she adores alongside any former teammates from Indiana seemed implausible. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana's Hughes breaks record in win AROUND THE AREA: Indiana's Hughes breaks record in win
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KITTANNING — C.J. Hughes set a school record and Indiana finished off the regular season on a high note with a 213-229 win over Armstrong in a WPIAL non-section boys’ golf match at the Kittanning Country Club in a match played Wednesday. [Read More]
Delaney Automotive Group donates to Indiana First Down Boosters Delaney Automotive Group donates to Indiana First Down Boosters
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Delaney Automotive Group made its annual $500 donation to the Indiana First Down Boosters. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves best Colts for first Heritage title HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Wolves best Colts for first Heritage title
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
NuMINE — The Northern Cambria girls’ volleyball team didn’t aim to become the first team to win a set against West Shamokin on Wednesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indians ease to win, but have challenge ahead HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indians ease to win, but have challenge ahead
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Phil Palko didn’t get the challenge he was looking for in Wednesday’s opening-round match of the WPIAL Class 2A girls’ tennis playoffs, but the first-year Indiana coach won’t have to wait long for it. [Read More]
IUP loses field hockey match IUP loses field hockey match
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SHIPPENSBURG — IUP dropped a 2-0 decision to Shippensburg in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s field hockey match Wednesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Stingers, Lions sweep meets HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY: Stingers, Lions sweep meets
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Taya Whitfield led eight Marion Center runners in the top 10 in the girls’ race, and the Stingers took seven of the top 10 spots in the boys’ race in a sweep of a Heritage Conference cross country meet Wednesday. [Read More]
LaMantia wins football contest LaMantia wins football contest
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Jim LaMantia, of Indiana, won the fourth edition of the Gazette’s weekly football contest. [Read More]

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Two vehicles crash on Route 553 Two vehicles crash on Route 553
4 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Volunteer firefighters from Pine Township and Nicktown responded along with an ambulance from Cambria County following a two-vehicle crash about 12:30 p.m. Thursday on Route 553 in Alverda, Pine Township. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police cited Maura Flores, 19, of Easton, Northampton County, with underage drinking and public drunkenness at 12:28 a.m. today on the 200 block of West Avenue, according to a report. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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Two people were injured at 8:56 a.m. Saturday when a pickup truck it the rear of a Jeep on Route 119 near Blaire Road, state police reported. [Read More]
Court expands right to sue counties over defenders Court expands right to sue counties over defenders
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s highest court will allow criminal defendants to sue a county in an effort to prove a public defender’s office isn’t adequately funded to provide the constitutional right to an attorney, a victory for civil rights lawyers. [Read More]
Rescue at sea turns new attention on unsolved 2013 killings
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HARTFORD, Conn. — It was a crime that stunned a quiet suburb and stumped investigators: an 87-year-old real estate developer killed in his home, shot three times with a rifle. [Read More]
CLYMER DISTRICT COURT DOCKET CLYMER DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge George Thachik, Clymer. [Read More]
Fire destroys home Fire destroys home
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A house in Banks Township was destroyed by a Wednesday morning fire. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Someone took cash and cards from a wallet in an unlocked vehicle parked along Locust Lane between 6 p.m. Sept. 22 and 8 a.m. Friday, according to state police. [Read More]
Police: Student gets alcohol poisoning Police: Student gets alcohol poisoning
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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A University of Massachusetts student nearly died of alcohol poisoning in central Pennsylvania after police said he drank so much vodka his blood alcohol content was more than six times the state’s legal limit for drivers. [Read More]

All Family News

 
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Ruth and Mike Stipcak 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Ruth and Mike Stipcak
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Ruth and Mike Stipcak, of Palmertown, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently with a dinner celebration given by their family. They were married on July 14, 1956. [Read More]
87TH BIRTHDAY: Silvio Corte 87TH BIRTHDAY: Silvio Corte
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Silvio Corte, a longtime business man, of Indiana, celebrated his 87th birthday Tuesday with family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 30: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 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, Sept. 29, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 29: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 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, Sept. 28, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 28: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 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, Sept. 27, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 27: Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 27:
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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, Sept. 26, 2016: [Read More]

All World News

 
Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral
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JERUSALEM — Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a v [Read More]
Train crash in N.J. kills 1, injures dozens Train crash in N.J. kills 1, injures dozens
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HOBOKEN, N.J. — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others. [Read More]
Mother of black man shot by police speaks out Mother of black man shot by police speaks out
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EL CAJON, Calif. — The anguished mother of a man killed by police in a San Diego suburb said she could not believe her family left violence-wracked Uganda only to have her son shot to death in the United States. [Read More]
Former state Rep. Tim Pesci dead at age 72
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FREEPORT (AP) — Tim Pesci, a former Democratic state representative from western Pennsylvania, has died. He was 72. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into race CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into race
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BEDFORD, N.H. — Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband’s sex scandal back to the White House. [Read More]
Man to face penalty if he can’t catch rooster
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has 30 days to figure out how to catch a noisy rooster or the city will penalize him. [Read More]
Congressman Murphy helps save man’s life Congressman Murphy helps save man’s life
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman helped save the life of a man found unconscious in a Washington, D.C., office building. [Read More]
Audit: Agency paid benefits to the dead Audit: Agency paid benefits to the dead
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HARRISBURG (AP) — An audit by the state’s fiscal watchdog has found Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services was paying public assistance benefits to the accounts of dead people, prompting policy changes at the agency. [Read More]
Accountant pleads in cyber school fraud
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PITTSBURGH — An accountant has pleaded guilty to helping the founder and former CEO of Pennsylvania’s largest online charter school avoid federal income taxes on more than $8 million that man siphoned from the school. [Read More]
Court expands right to sue counties over defenders Court expands right to sue counties over defenders
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s highest court will allow criminal defendants to sue a county in an effort to prove a public defender’s office isn’t adequately funded to provide the constitutional right to an attorney, a victory for civil rights lawyers. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Most important vote of a lifetime Letter to the Editor: Most important vote of a lifetime
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This November we have the privilege of taking a stand the American way — at the ballot box. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shuster re-election key to infrastructure Letter to the Editor: Shuster re-election key to infrastructure
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I am writing in support of Congressman Bill Shuster. I am employed by a trucking company that is a family-owned business in Indiana County and employs over 35 western Pennsylvania residents. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: U.S. has a president, not a king Letter to the Editor: U.S. has a president, not a king
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The Supreme Court blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which would have shielded millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and allowed them to work legally. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana's present and future Letter to the Editor: Indiana's present and future
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As a person who has “only” lived in Indiana for 15 years, I am still surprised by folks who will both talk about how nice Indiana “used to be” and object to any effort to produce positive change, even when it is modest and inexpensive. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again AS I SEE IT: Restore our pillars to be great again
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America went from being a colonial backwater to the greatest country in the history of the world because of three strong pillars: natural law, civic virtue and economic patriotism. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Indiana is no Wilkinsburg Letter to the editor: Indiana is no Wilkinsburg
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In response to Lee Vest’s letter to the editor on Thursday, Indiana is no Wilkinsburg. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Car vandalized during football game Letter to the editor: Car vandalized during football game
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On Friday night, Sept. 16, my daughter drove my wife, grandson and myself to the Penns Manor vs. Ligonier Valley football game to watch my older grandson play. He is a junior for Penns Manor. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What are Trump's motives and goals? Letter to the editor: What are Trump's motives and goals?
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What motivates Donald Trump to want to be the president of these United States? Is it to make America great or to make himself greater? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Halvorson like a breath of fresh air Letter to the editor: Halvorson like a breath of fresh air
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I am a veteran and a dad of four great kids. Plus, I am a hardworking blue collar worker who works 12-hour days. Finally, I am a voter in District 9, Washington Township, Indiana County, who takes his job seriously. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Time to stop turnpike cancer Letter to the editor: Time to stop turnpike cancer
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Cancer, as defined by Webster’s Dictionary, is “anything that is bad or harmful that spreads and destroys.” [Read More]
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