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Group discusses IASD building project as board prepares to meet

Group discusses IASD building project as board prepares to meet

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

The proposed elementary school construction and realignment project dominates the announced agendas for the Indiana Area School District’s board and committee meetings scheduled this evening.

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CAMPAIGN 2017: Rickard announces run for mayor CAMPAIGN 2017: Rickard announces run for mayor
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Emergency services veteran and longtime Indiana resident James E. “Jim” Rickard has announced his candidacy for Indiana Borough mayor in the Republican primary. [Read More]
Gazette Printers acquires digital press
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Gazette Printers acquires digital press
2 days ago - - SEAN YODER
Projects are now moving significantly faster through the digital printing room at Gazette Printers. [Read More]
Kids play, parents learn at community event Kids play, parents learn at community event
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The Children's Advisory Commission of Indiana County and Marion Center Area School District teamed up Saturday for a fun and informative event for parents and their young children. [Read More]
7 from area named to top 100 business list 7 from area named to top 100 business list
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Seven local business professionals have been named to the Pennsylvania Business Central’s Top 100 People in Business. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Animals available for adoption at local shelters
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Pets of the Week: Animals available for adoption at local shelters
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Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter and from Four Footed Friends. [Read More]
Government bodies schedule meetings Government bodies schedule 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]
'Anything and everything,' job seekers say
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'Anything and everything,' job seekers say
2 days ago - - BOB LANKARD
What would you like to do? “Anything.” What can you do? “Everything” These answers were extremely common during my 37 years as an employment counselor. [Read More]
Chamber of commerce discusses marketing, growth Chamber of commerce discusses marketing, growth
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The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board of directors meeting Thursday at St. Andrew’s Village, White Township. [Read More]
Legislator plans town meetings Legislator plans town meetings
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Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, is hosting town hall meetings at the following times: [Read More]
Drug awareness program offered
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EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — A community drug awareness program will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at United High School, 10780 Route 56. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP teams place fourth in conference swim meet IUP teams place fourth in conference swim meet
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Nicole Smith finished third in the 100 freestyle, and the IUP men’s and women’s swim teams each finished fourth overall on the final day of the PSAC Swimming Championships in York on Sunday. [Read More]
Indiana elementary wrestlers place in tournaments Indiana elementary wrestlers place in tournaments
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Indiana Elementary wrestlers placed in recent tournaments. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks find way to hold off Griffins IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks find way to hold off Griffins
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP ran its winning streak to 15 games with a 67-59 win over Seton Hill in a PSAC West basketball game at the KCAC on Saturday night. [Read More]
Hawks women use intensity in victory over Seton Hill Hawks women use intensity in victory over Seton Hill
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
The IUP women’s basketball team is peaking at the right time. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Men's, women's swim teams sit in fourth place IUP ROUNDUP: Men's, women's swim teams sit in fourth place
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Nicole Smith and Regan Chalk each earned a third-place finish to lead IUP, and the Crimson Hawks had 11 individual swimmers place in the top 10 overall on the third day of the PSAC swimming championships in York on Saturday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Marion Center places fifth; Patrick takes title HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Marion Center places fifth; Patrick takes title
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
ALTOONA — Just one of Marion Center’s seven wrestlers in medal bouts prevailed in the District 6 Class 2A tournament, and although Chris Stewart obviously hoped for more, the fifth-year coach couldn’t downplay the Stingers’ record-breaking performance. [Read More]
Indiana wraps up indoor season Indiana wraps up indoor season
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EDINBORO — Indiana’s boys’ distance runners broke a pair of their own school records, and the Indians closed out their indoor track and field season Saturday at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Championship Meet at Edinboro University. [Read More]
Indiana sweeps last dual meet Indiana sweeps last dual meet
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Indiana’s girls’ team capped off an undefeated season, and the Indians swept visiting Freeport in a WPIAL Section 4 Class 2A swimming and diving meet Thursday to wrap up its dual-meet schedule with a pair of wins. [Read More]
Regional sign-ups underway
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Registration for Indiana Youth Legion baseball will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Indiana. [Read More]
Gunsallus places third in shoot
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Indiana’s Dakota Gunsallus took third place in a field of 46 high school seniors at the WPIAL Senior Shoot on Friday. [Read More]

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Nerf gun incident reported to police Nerf gun incident reported to police
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State police investigated a report that a passing motorist fired sponge projectiles at a pedestrian over the weekend on Oakland Avenue in White Township. [Read More]
Police: Victim helped catch home intruders Police: Victim helped catch home intruders
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DERRY TOWNSHIP — A New Alexandria-area woman led state police to two intruders she discovered leaving her home with stolen goods last week, troopers at Greensburg reported Sunday. [Read More]
Boy missing Boy missing
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LOYALHANNA TOWNSHIP — State police this morning reported Harley Demase, 17, left his home at 270 Loyalhanna Dam Road in Westmoreland County at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and has not returned. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police reported a hit-and-run driver struck a pedestrian last week on Oakland Avenue near South 11th Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported an eastbound Chevrolet Cavalier driven by David Pavolik, of Indiana, hit the rear a Ford F-250 Super Duty truck driven by Kenneth Malone, of Monroeville, at 8:36 a.m. Thursday on Route 22 near Route 119. [Read More]
Fogle sues for wrongful conviction Fogle sues for wrongful conviction
2 days ago - - SEAN YODER
The Indiana man freed after 34 years in prison when his murder conviction was overturned has filed suit in federal court against the investigators and prosecutors involved in his trial. [Read More]
Indiana officer resigns Indiana officer resigns
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Indiana Borough police officer Thomas Dessell Jr. has submitted his resignation from the department. [Read More]
IFA logs busy day IFA logs busy day
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Volunteers of the Indiana Fire Association responded five times Saturday to a variety of emergency calls in the area. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police charged Michael Wissinger, 32, of Kittanning, with possession of a small amount of marijuana and a summary traffic violation following a traffic stop on Feb. 6 on the 500 block of Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police reported a car driven by William Matsko, of Indiana, hit an embankment and overturned Friday on Route 56 about one-quarter mile north of Route 56. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 20 Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 20
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Feb. 20, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19:
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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, Feb. 18: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 18:
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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, Feb. 17, 2017: [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
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Here's a periodic report of academic honors and achievements by Indiana County area students in higher education. [Read More]
West Shamokin student chosen as essay winner West Shamokin student chosen as essay winner
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Kaitlin McCausland, a senior at West Shamokin, won $200 for her Voice of Democracy essay from the Sagamore VFW Post 6555. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 17: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 17:
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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, Feb. 16, 2017: [Read More]
IUP culinary arts dean's list IUP culinary arts dean's list
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The following area students have been named to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2016 semester: [Read More]

All World News

 
Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil
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BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq’s leaders. [Read More]
Draft details immigration crackdown
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WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. [Read More]
What do Americans say on Presidents Day?
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The United States today marks Presidents Day, a holiday that’s taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office. [Read More]
North Korean envoy blasts Malaysia, calls for joint probe North Korean envoy blasts Malaysia, calls for joint probe
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death. [Read More]
California braces for another strong storm California braces for another strong storm
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TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Some Northern California residents are preparing for another powerful Pacific storm by patrolling levees for signs of danger, reviewing evacuation plans and filling hundreds of sand bags. [Read More]
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's moon pad SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's moon pad
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. [Read More]
Trump seeks national security adviser, strategy Trump seeks national security adviser, strategy
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump’s holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf. [Read More]
AP: Revised travel ban targets same countries
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WASHINGTON — A draft of President Donald Trump’s revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven’t used it yet. [Read More]
Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in Kentucky
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn’t quit. [Read More]
Penn State students raised more than $10M Penn State students raised more than $10M
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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: The politics of hate Letter to the editor: The politics of hate
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There are at least 10 neo-Nazi groups in the United States. These groups admire Hitler — and hate. They hate racial and ethnic minorities, gays and lesbians, Jews, Muslims and, sometimes, even Christians. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The right side of history Letter to the editor: The right side of history
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Given recent national ICE raids, the Welcome Home group finds it necessary to address sanctuary status on behalf of local immigrants and international students who voiced their concerns to us. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games
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I attended the Heritage Conference championship games at the KCAC on Friday, Feb. 10. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome
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I would like to share with your readers the good feeling I had at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, when I saw and heard our president’s news conference from the White House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living
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In response to Terry Taylor’s Jan. 15 letter, “Value of intentional living”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not
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A Feb. 8 article in the Gazette, “Council urged to give support to immigrants,” caught my eye and touched a nerve. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing
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There are some very good and responsible young people out there. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome
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Wow! What an awesome event — the Heritage Conference championship basketball games at the KCAC. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs? Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs?
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When I was in grade school in Washington, D.C., I witnessed a bullying incident that is still vivid to me today. During lunchtime in the schoolyard a classmate was pushed up against the wall, threatened and punched. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Time for Trump critica to keep their word Letter to the Editor: Time for Trump critica to keep their word
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On Jan. 20 in this newspaper, there was an article stating that a man in Philadelphia had been charged with threatening Obama on Facebook because he thought Obama was having an affair with his fiancee, and that the suspect could face up to five years in prison and a large fine. [Read More]
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