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Humane Society holds fundraiser Humane Society holds fundraiser

Megan Donelow, 12, and her dog, Red, a 4-year-old beagle, dressed like a cowboy Saturday for the Paws for Cause fundraiser at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest. Full Story →

Indiana native has new book, publisher Indiana native has new book, publisher

Adventure series author Chris Kuzneski’s fans in the United Kingdom have long enjoyed an advantage over his readers in America. The U.K. readers have access to Kuzneski’s books months sooner than his followers in the U.S.

- RANDY WELLS
Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail
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Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail

Hard to believe these dusty tracks in remote southeastern Wyoming were once part of a great national thoroughfare. But if I close my eyes, I can almost picture the massive wagon trains that rolled through here on the Oregon Trail.

- BOB FULTON
Chamber of commerce discusses EPA plan Chamber of commerce discusses EPA plan

The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday at St. Andrew’s Village in White Township.

Presbyterian church celebrates 225th anniversary Presbyterian church celebrates 225th anniversary

CLARKSBURG — Sitting atop a hill at the end of a winding road, tucked away in Lewisville, near Clarksburg, is a church that is celebrating its 225th anniversary.

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Ex-professor pens book about key colonial figure
4 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Retired Indiana University of Pennsylvania English professor William Betts Jr. has described himself as a “casual student of the American Revolution.” [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Serving time for charity CARL KOLOGIE: Serving time for charity
4 hours ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
Wednesday was different. I spent half of that day in jail. [Read More]
Tourism official visits KCAC Tourism official visits KCAC
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Diane McGraw, executive director of the innovation and investment office of Travel Tourism and Film, left, took a tour of the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Thursday with representatives of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. [Read More]
Fire destroyed original Saltsburg Bridge Fire destroyed original Saltsburg Bridge
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The Saltsburg Bridge spanning the Kiskiminetas River opened in 1843. [Read More]
Auto showroom construction continues Auto showroom construction continues
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Workers were putting the roof on the Delaney Hyundai car dealership that is under construction at Lenz Road off of Route 286 across from the SouthTowne Plaza. [Read More]
Pre-World War II brewing business in Indiana had stockholders Pre-World War II brewing business in Indiana had stockholders
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This stock certificate was for 500 shares of the Old Indian Brewing Company of Indiana, dated June 28, 1937. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Evaluate your interview BOB LANKARD: Evaluate your interview
4 hours ago - - BOB LANKARD
What do you do after a job interview? Some head to the nearest bar. Others daydream about getting the job. Others crash. [Read More]
Community church events announced
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Here's a periodic roundup of family and community related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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All events listed in It’s Happening Here take place in Indiana unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
Senior activity centers post schedules
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The schedules at the Aging Services Inc. social centers for the coming week: [Read More]

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IUP 21, LOCK HAVEN 16: Crimson Hawks score unexpectedly close victory IUP 21, LOCK HAVEN 16: Crimson Hawks score unexpectedly close victory
4 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
LOCK HAVEN — The record book will show IUP beat Lock Haven on Saturday. [Read More]
FOOTBALL: United alumni hold off Homer-Center FOOTBALL: United alumni hold off Homer-Center
5 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
ARMAGH — For a day or two early this month, it seemed like the novelty of taking the gridiron again had all but faded for the nearly 50 Homer-Center graduates who played in the school’s first Alumni Football USA game in 2011. [Read More]
IUP splits volleyball matches
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MILLERSVILLE — Lauren Hester tallied 18 kills to help lead IUP to a victory over Millersville, 19-25, 25-12, 29-27, 23-25, 15-10, in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball match Friday. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Kuhns lifts Hawks to overtime victory
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Brittney Kuhns knocked a header past the Slippery Rock goalie in the 96th minute to thrust 16th-ranked IUP past the rival Rock, 1-0, in a thrilling overtime women’s soccer contest at South Campus Field on Saturday. [Read More]
GOLF: Gradwell wins Cup match
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LATROBE — Doug Gradwell, of Plumville, won his match in the Palmer Cup, helping to lift the West Penn Golf Association to a 9-8 victory over the Tri-State Professional Golfers’ Association in the event held Thursday at the Latrobe Country Club. [Read More]
GOLF: Chutorich scores hole-in-one
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Sporty Chutorich scored a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Indiana boys rout Derry
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David Zimmerman scored four goals to lead Indiana to a 9-0 victory over Derry in a WPIAL Section 1-AA boys’ soccer game on Saturday. [Read More]
Power company works for warriors Power company works for warriors
20 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Armstrong Power, in Shelocta, raised more than $50,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project during a golf tournament at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club on Sept. 5. [Read More]
CROSS COUNTRY: Ligonier Valley sweeps meet
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PURCHASE LINE — Olivia Miller and Robby Patrick led Ligonier Valley to a sweep in a Heritage Conference cross country meet at Purchase Line on Wednesday. [Read More]
CORRECTION
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Roman Tate’s winning time in the boys’ cross country race for Penns Manor against Blairsville on Wednesday was 18 minutes, 3 seconds. [Read More]

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INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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A number of defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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John Gallagher, 18, of Quakertown, Bucks County, was cited with underage drinking and public drunkenness by Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police at 2:24 a.m. Sept. 13 on a sidewalk near Delaney Hall. [Read More]
Ambush suspect eludes manhunt
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CANADENSIS — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search ... [Read More]
Harassment charges dropped
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AMBRIDGE (AP) — A Junior ROTC instructor facing public drunkenness charges has refused to testify that his wife bloodied his head with a beer mug, prompting a judge to dismiss harassment and assault charges against her. [Read More]
No verdict for Governor's ex-son-in-law
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury in Philadelphia could not reach a verdict on theft charges against Gov. Tom Corbett’s former son-in-law. [Read More]
Scores of cats taken from trailer
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BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer. [Read More]
Police: Boy found dead in church
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DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Police are investigating after a toddler was found dead in the baptistery of a Decatur church. [Read More]
Five killed in crash in eastern Pennsylvania
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EFFORT (AP) — Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania. [Read More]
California authorities hunting escapees
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities were on the hunt Saturday for five men who escaped from a central California jail. [Read More]
Volunteers search for missing student
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago. [Read More]

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Crowning of the queen Crowning of the queen
4 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Mary Roach, 2013 Penns Manor Homecoming Queen, crowned Emma Tomayko as the 2014 queen at halftime of the Penns Manor-Saltsburg game Friday in Kenwood. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 21
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Riley Stapleton BOY OF THE MONTH: Riley Stapleton
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Riley Stapleton as the Boy of the Month for September, the 681st Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 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, Sept. 19, 2014: [Read More]
68TH ANNIVERSARY: Norman and Norma Trimble 68TH ANNIVERSARY: Norman and Norma Trimble
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Norman and Norma Trimble of Glen Campbell celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Monday. [Read More]
40TH ANNIVERSARY: Sabina Megan Fay and Edward Michael Fiala 40TH ANNIVERSARY: Sabina Megan Fay and Edward Michael Fiala
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Sabina Megan Fay and Edward Michael Fiala are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 21, 1974, at St. Elizabeth’s Roman Catholic Church, Smethport, with the Rev. Thomas Geddes officiating. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 19:
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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, Sept. 18, 2014: [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Nicholas Matolyak 2ND BIRTHDAY: Nicholas Matolyak
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Nicholas Matolyak celebrated his second birthday Aug. 19 with an Elmo-themed party. His big brother Benjamin and his family helped him celebrate. [Read More]

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Ambush suspect eludes manhunt
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CANADENSIS — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search ... [Read More]
Little action expected at climate summit
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WASHINGTON — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world. [Read More]
In 25 years since Hugo, S.C. has learned lessons In 25 years since Hugo, S.C. has learned lessons
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — This weekend’s 25th anniversary of Hurricane Hugo can remind South Carolina residents of the devastation wrought by their worst storm in the past century — and to be ready in case another such tempest comes. [Read More]
Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting Scottish teens proud, passionate about voting
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EDINBURGH, Scotland — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders — and for the first time in British history, ballot cards in hand. [Read More]
Effort to isolate Ebola flags
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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Politicos see broader effect of anti-Corbett vote
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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett has been trailing in the polls for so long that the political conservation in Pennsylvania is shifting away from whether the Republican can make his race competitive. [Read More]
Harassment charges dropped
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AMBRIDGE (AP) — A Junior ROTC instructor facing public drunkenness charges has refused to testify that his wife bloodied his head with a beer mug, prompting a judge to dismiss harassment and assault charges against her. [Read More]
No verdict for Governor's ex-son-in-law
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury in Philadelphia could not reach a verdict on theft charges against Gov. Tom Corbett’s former son-in-law. [Read More]
State attorney general ponders release of emails
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is considering whether to release a set of internal emails described as “pornographic or sexually explicit” following a 10-page ruling by a grand jury judge. [Read More]
Protect yourself against data breaches
5 hours ago - - JASON LEVAN
NEW YORK — Data breaches at retailers aren’t going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Have a good day
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I have a son, Austin, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Evil in the world
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God hates evil. Everywhere we look, we see evil. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: EPA's plan
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We in the Keystone State are naturally blessed with two of the most important ingredients to a prosperous economic future: coal and natural gas. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Freeberg has a vision for Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania House candidate Kevin Freeberg has a vision and plan for education, jobs and the economy, and tax relief. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Decision on liquor license questioned
1 week ago -
I work and reside in Indiana Borough. I am also the owner of the building that I intended to lease to Mr. Reilly for his restaurant. Indiana Borough council recently denied the transfer of Mr. Reilly’s owned and approved alcohol license to my building, and I feel there are a couple of misconceptio [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Thanks for successful poppy campaign
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On behalf of all the members of Indiana VFW Post 1989 and its Ladies Auxiliary, I want to thank the management of the Walmart super center, Giant Eagle supermarket and Tate’s Market in Clymer for allowing our members to distribute the poppies at their places of business. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Attack culture stalls political progress
2 weeks ago -
The world of politics changed forever with the onset of cable news networks and the Internet — news cycles once flush with stories thoroughly researched are now dominated by talking heads and bloggers focused on ratings rather than accuracy. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: County needs homeless shelters
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I have heard and read about fundraisers for various groups, etc. I think it is so wonderful that there are people who care about others and not just themselves. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rejection of liquor license welcome, but hypocritical
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Does Philadelphia Street need another bar/restaurant? No. [Read More]
As I See It: A Pennsylvania solution to health care As I See It: A Pennsylvania solution to health care
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As attorney general and now as governor, Gov. Tom Corbett has continually fought against Obamacare. [Read More]

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