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Gallery holds summer art camp Gallery holds summer art camp

Lauren Makara, 14, left, of Indiana, and Hannah Colen, 15, of State College, worked on a project at The Artists Hand Gallery in Indiana during the Indiana Art Association’s Arts Camp for junior and senior high students this week. Full Story →

Obamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other today.

State's first lady to reveal arts awards honorees State's first lady to reveal arts awards honorees

Indiana’s future role as this year’s arts capital of Pennsylvania will become a little clearer this week as the 2014 winners of the Governor’s Awards for the Arts will be announced at a media event in town.

Historical society taps new executive director Historical society taps new executive director

The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County is under new leadership.

County man charged in Philadelphia slayings County man charged in Philadelphia slayings

PHILADELPHIA — An Indiana County man is a suspect in the slayings of a retired Philadelphia couple, who were strangled last week in their home, authorities said Monday.

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Friends of the Parks holding community garden event Friends of the Parks holding community garden event
5 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Taste the Four Seasons of a Home-Grown Garden, a Friends of the Parks event, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Indiana Community Garden near the Sixth Street entrance of Mack Park in White Township. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Board approves lunchtime changes MARION CENTER: Board approves lunchtime changes
5 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
MARION CENTER — Students can expect a quicker and more efficient walk through the cafeteria meal line when classes open for the new term next month at Marion Center Area School District. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Board approves raise for superintendent MARION CENTER: Board approves raise for superintendent
5 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The Marion Center Area School District board of directors on Monday approved a contract extension for Superintendent Frank Garritano. [Read More]
Students help in preparation of Newman Used Book Sale Students help in preparation of Newman Used Book Sale
5 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Local high school students recently helped sort books in preparation for the Newman Used Book Sale to be held in September at St. Thomas More University Parish, 1200 Oakland Ave. [Read More]
Giveaway tickets now available Giveaway tickets now available
5 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
The United Way of Indiana County’s 2014 fundraising campaign is gearing up, and tickets are now available for their very first event. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a resume. [Read More]
Centers closed for carnival
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Some Aging Services social centers will be closed later this week for an indoor carnival being held at 1055 Oak St., Indiana. [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
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Here's your home page for all the Blairsville area news! It’s the complete roundup of all things Blairsville, Black Lick, Josephine and the Blairsville end of the school district. Read all the municipal and school news, and stay on top of events in churches, clubs and community organizations. [Read More]
It makes cents to stretch your dollars It makes cents to stretch your dollars
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Here's your complete resource for money-saving and budget-stretching tips, recession-proofing and economy-busting ideas, and -- who knows -- maybe even your lucky numbers. [Read More]
Shannock Valley Community Festival set, offers food, games, entertainment Shannock Valley Community Festival set, offers food, games, entertainment
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Rural Valley is gearing up to celebrate the 25th annual Shannock Valley Community Festival at the end of this week. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks hire assistant coach IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks hire assistant coach
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IUP women’s basketball coach Tom McConnell has filled one of the two vacancies on his staff. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Two tags a good option
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For those who enjoy fresh venison, antlerless deer applications are now being accepted by county treasurers. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Conneaut bass loosen up in fall JEFF KNAPP: Conneaut bass loosen up in fall
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Crawford County’s Conneaut Lake is a unique body of water, at least for Pennsylvania. It’s the only sizable natural lake in the western part of the state. It’s brimming with structure and cover. It supports an outstanding population of largemouth and smallmouth bass. And it can be oh so tough. [Read More]
Clymer wins district title Clymer wins district title
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The Clymer 7- and 8-year-old machine pitch girls’ softball team won the District 7 Little League championship. [Read More]
PBN slates camp in Indiana
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The Pennsylvania Baseball Network will host an introductory camp on Wednesday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Italian Village Pizza scores win
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Italian Village Pizza defeated Anderson Heating and Air Conditioning, 9-7, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Sunday. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Area teams sent home from Region 7 tournament
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The summer is over for the remaining Indiana County Senior Legion teams. [Read More]
GOLF: Indiana native Wheatcroft wins Web.com Tour event GOLF: Indiana native Wheatcroft wins Web.com Tour event
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Steve Wheatcroft rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat Steven Alker and win the Albertsons Boise Open on Sunday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: New Derry edges West Lebanon
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DERRY — New Derry scored a run in each of the second and third innings and clinched the third seed in the playoffs by outlasting playoff-bound West Lebanon, 2-0, in an Indiana County League baseball game Sunday at New Derry Field. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik opens regional with win
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Indiana County’s two entries in the Region 7 Senior Legion baseball tournament played a pair of one-run games in the opening round Saturday at Clearfield. [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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Scott Miller, 37, of Indiana, was charged Monday by Indiana Borough police with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct following a report of a domestic dispute at 2:59 p.m. on the 300 block of Gompers Avenue. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported a pickup truck driven by Harry Elkin, 63, of Kittanning, hit a horse that walked onto Route 954 near Hemlock Acres Road at 5:51 a.m. today. [Read More]
More charges filed in rock-throwing
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MIFFLINBURG (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teen-agers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. [Read More]
Philadelphia dispatcher pleads guilty
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Philadelphia police radio dispatcher has pleaded guilty to federal bribery and fraud charges and acknowledged that she took money to help circumvent efforts to crack down on tow-truck operators. [Read More]
Freight train kills two men on tracks
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EMMAUS (AP) — Authorities say that two young men are dead in eastern Pennsylvania after being struck by a freight train while crossing railroad tracks. [Read More]
Medical center pays $190 million settlement
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BALTIMORE — A “rogue” gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world’s top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls. [Read More]
Dad: Boys charged in deaths once homeless Dad: Boys charged in deaths once homeless
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable. [Read More]
Freight train strikes, kills man, 22 Freight train strikes, kills man, 22
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SEWARD — Westmoreland County officials are investigating the death of a Somerset County man who was struck by a train early Sunday on the railroad tracks along the Conemaugh River across from Indiana County. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Richard Jobes, 24, of Homer City, was lodged at Indiana County Jail after Indiana Borough police responded to a report of a disturbance along the 500 block of South Sixth Street at 4:03 a.m. Sunday. [Read More]

All Family News

 
BIRTH: Lillian May Fairman BIRTH: Lillian May Fairman
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Lillian May Fairman was born June 12, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. She was 18 1/4 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 22
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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, July 21, 2014: [Read More]
90TH BIRTHDAY: Rudy Steffish 90TH BIRTHDAY: Rudy Steffish
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Rudy Steffish, of Creekside, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 21
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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, weekend activity: [Read More]
How to send your family news to us How to send your family news to us
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Please follow these guides for sending birth, engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday and other announcements for the Family News section of The Indiana Gazette and The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Darrious Carter BOY OF THE MONTH: Darrious Carter
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The Indiana Optimist Club selected Darrious Carter as the Boy of the Month for February, the 674th Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 20
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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, July 19
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Federal appeals court deals blow to health law
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law today, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. [Read More]
U.S., Egypt call for fresh peace talks in Mideast U.S., Egypt call for fresh peace talks in Mideast
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CAIRO — The U.S. and Egypt sought today to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence. [Read More]
Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city
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KHARKIV, Ukraine — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government today on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies ... [Read More]
Army intelligence system pulled from key test
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WASHINGTON — Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system. [Read More]
Schizophrenia linked to genetics
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WASHINGTON — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. [Read More]
More charges filed in rock-throwing
5 hours ago -
MIFFLINBURG (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teen-agers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. [Read More]
Ethics agency probes lawmakers
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission told a citizen activist that it is investigating allegations that four state lawmakers were caught in a cash-for-favors sting. [Read More]
Union: Woman attacked officer
5 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival last month, which the city’s police union contends show the officer was justified. [Read More]
Study: Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry
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WASHINGTON — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. [Read More]
State sees third rating downgrade in two years
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania received its third bond downgrade in two years Monday, after Gov. Tom Corbett signed a budget that papers over a massive deficit with stopgaps and failed to win passage of legislation to rein in a rising public pension debt. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: A timely helping hand
6 days ago -
On Tuesday afternoon, July 8, our dairy farm was hit with a microburst-type storm. Our heifer barn was destroyed and five large trees were uprooted. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to kind stranger
1 week ago -
My 1-year-old son and I were shopping at Aldi on Saturday morning when their debit machines went down. I had some cash, but not enough to cover the transaction. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seniors disappointed in bus service
1 week ago -
A group of us from Clairvaux Commons recently decided to go to the Indiana Mall for lunch and shopping, which we had done many times in the past. We decided to take the 10:34 bus. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank you for support Orenda
1 week ago -
Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors for helping us make our 2014 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign a major success: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A double whammy for A-R
1 week ago -
Apollo-Ridge school board hit property owners with a double whammy on June 26 and not only by their vote to increase expenditures to $22.9 million, thus setting in motion a 2.1 mill increase for Armstrong County property taxpayers and a 3.3 mill increase for Indiana County residents. [Read More]
Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories
1 week ago -
“As soon as we crested the last hill on Route 56, I could see the glow in the sky. I knew we were going to have our hands full.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A lesson in trust
2 weeks ago -
Not long ago a couple of friends and I were in Homer City as volunteers for the Ramps of Hope ministry of the Indiana District of the United Methodist Church. We were taking measurements for a person who was in need of a ramp. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No regard for life; no help when needed
2 weeks ago -
It’s happened again. My husband and I came home to find something lying on the road. It turned out to be a tiny kitten, seriously injured but still alive. Some heartless idiot dumped it here, probably by throwing it out of the car, as people have done before. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lesser of two evils
2 weeks ago -
When I view the race for governor, I can’t see a candidate winning the race that is good for Pennsylvanians. I see the choice as being the lesser of two evils. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Articles underline importance of voting
3 weeks ago -
I just read two articles in Monday’s Indiana Gazette that, together, prompted me to write. [Read More]

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