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Arcadia man accused of killing sleeping roommate Arcadia man accused of killing sleeping roommate
by SEAN YODER

An Arcadia man is accused of killing his sleeping roommate late Sunday or early Monday at their residence along Arcadia Road in Montgomery Township. Full Story →

Trustees approve upgrades to Elkin Hall, Miller Stadium Trustees approve upgrades to Elkin Hall, Miller Stadium

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will move forward with physical upgrades to campus after the Council of Trustees approved two resolutions Thursday to finance improvements to Elkin Hall and Miller Stadium.

- SEAN YODER
PENNS MANOR: Greenhouse open for business PENNS MANOR: Greenhouse open for business

The Penns Manor greenhouse is now open for business.

Man jailed in sexual assault Man jailed in sexual assault

A Venango County man was jailed early this morning on charges of sexual assault after state police said he raped a 20-year-old Schuylkill County woman at 431 Maple St. in Indiana.

INSIDE INDIANA: Sinobi, Sandra, golf, flea market, etc. INSIDE INDIANA: Sinobi, Sandra, golf, flea market, etc.

Though there might not be a music store at the Indiana Mall, area musicians will be able to purchase some equipment there through a new vending machine, the Fuzz Box.

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Indiana First Bank presents tablet Indiana First Bank presents tablet
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Connie Biss, of Indiana First Bank, right, presented a tablet on Thursday to Ashley Brown and Jesse Keith, of Emeigh, Cambria County, and their son, Carter Keith, 3. [Read More]
ICCAP food distribution times, locations listed ICCAP food distribution times, locations listed
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The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food next week at the following locations: [Read More]
ARIN IU holds annual convention of school directors ARIN IU holds annual convention of school directors
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More than 80 area school board members, district and technical center administrators, ARIN Intermediate Unit staff and guests attended ARIN Intermediate Unit’s 46th annual Convention of School Directors on April 19 at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. [Read More]
Rabies clinic set for May 14
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CHERRY TREE — A rabies/distemper clinic will be held Saturday, May 14, at the Twolick Valley Rod & Gun Club. [Read More]
DEA agent: Public needs wake-up call on opioids DEA agent: Public needs wake-up call on opioids
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
ELDERTON — The real trouble with opioids is that people don’t recognize the trouble with opioids. [Read More]
Local high school teams compete in Envirothon
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Local high school teams compete in Envirothon
1 day ago - - CASEY KELLY
RAYNE TOWNSHIP — After about six months of preparation and studying, the Marion Center Bee Hive Five took first place in Indiana County’s 30th annual Senior Envirothon Competition, sponsored by the Indiana County Conservation District, Wednesday at Blue Spruce Park. [Read More]
Edward Abbey exhibit on display Edward Abbey exhibit on display
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Artifacts and images of Edward Abbey, a nationally recognized naturalist and author originally from Rayne Township, are on display at the Indiana County Historical Society Museum on Wayne Avenue. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette’s complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It’s all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette’s complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It’s all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
IRMC nurses authorize strike vote IRMC nurses authorize strike vote
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
Registered nurses and certified registered nurse anesthetists at Indiana Regional Medical Center Tuesday approved a strike authorization vote in a demonstration of their frustration over the lack of a new labor contract. [Read More]

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ON CAMPUS: Grimm finds her stroke at Kent State
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ON CAMPUS: Grimm finds her stroke at Kent State
6 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
The notion of one-upping the record-breaking year she enjoyed last year as a sophomore weighed heavily on the shoulders of Kent State slugger Maddy Grimm. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Indians wrap up section play with victory HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Indians wrap up section play with victory
6 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
After a grueling few weeks of section play — and already having claimed the section title — Indiana went into Thursday’s game ready to have a little fun. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Ligonier Valley softball improves to 15-2 AROUND THE AREA: Ligonier Valley softball improves to 15-2
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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ligonier Valley scored the last five runs and improved to 15-2 by outlasting Hollidaysburg, 5-1, in a non-conference softball game Thursday. [Read More]
TONY COCCAGNA: Pens in good position, but series not over yet TONY COCCAGNA: Pens in good position, but series not over yet
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The Pittsburgh Penguins have not lost two games in a row since mid-January. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana breezes to playoff victory HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana breezes to playoff victory
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Indiana tennis coach Phil Palko admitted that he was pleasantly surprised Monday when he learned the Indians received the No. 2 seed in the WPIAL Class AA playoffs. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Rams top Colts to stay unbeaten in conference HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Rams top Colts to stay unbeaten in conference
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Ligonier Valley ace Lexie Petrof tossed a one-hitter, and the first-place Rams stayed unbeaten in conference play by throttling Northern Cambria, 10-1, in a Heritage Conference softball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Indiana teams place third and fourth Indiana teams place third and fourth
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PITTSBURGH — The Indiana seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ and boys’ track and field teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the Plum invitational on Wednesday. [Read More]
Ding-A-Lings to hold golf outing
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The Ding-A-Lings Sports Club will hold its ninth annual golf outing on June 4 at Deertrak Golf Club. [Read More]
Trio wins opener in ladies golf league
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A trio won the opening day scramble in the Indian Springs Tuesday Morning Ladies Golf League. [Read More]
Indiana boys win lacrosse game
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Indiana defeated Hempfield, 11-6, in a WPIAL Division 2 Section 1 boys’ lacrosse game Wednesday at Kuzneski Field. [Read More]

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Man shot, killed in his sleep, police say Man shot, killed in his sleep, police say
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ARCADIA — State police say a western Pennsylvania man shot another man in his sleep, apparently because the victim repeatedly insulted the suspect’s brother. [Read More]
Police: Drugs found in man's home Police: Drugs found in man's home
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An Indiana man was found with a large amount of drugs and cash at his residence in the 700 block of Shryock Avenue, according to a report from borough police. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police said they are investigating the theft of a silver iPhone 6 from a business in the 400 block of Philadelphia Street at 11:45 p.m. Thursday. [Read More]
Police release stats
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Indiana Borough police officers in April responded to 684 calls for service, down from 745 calls for service in April 2015, according to a monthly statistical report from Police Chief William Sutton. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police Charles T. Mitchell, 56, of Carrolltown, was not hurt when his tractor-trailer struck a bridge guardrail and became stuck along Bridge Road near Route 639. [Read More]
Judge gives Sandusky appeals hearing Judge gives Sandusky appeals hearing
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HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims. [Read More]
Police: Gunman killed estranged wife outside high school Police: Gunman killed estranged wife outside high school
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BELTSVILLE, Md. — A man fatally shot his estranged wife while she was waiting to pick up their children outside a suburban Washington high school Thursday afternoon and wounded a man who tried to intervene, police said. [Read More]
Fatal shooting in Arcadia under investigation Fatal shooting in Arcadia under investigation
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One person is dead and another is in custody following a shooting in Arcadia, the Indiana County district attorney’s office said this morning. [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]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Colton Kerner was cited with a violation of the borough noise ordinance at 5:43 p.m. April 23, when borough police investigated a complaint of a loud party at Kerner’s local residence, 467 S. Seventh St. [Read More]

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72ND ANNIVERSARY
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Sara and Billy Rickard will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary on May 12. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: May 6 Gazette readers' birthdays: May 6
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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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From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 5: [Read More]
1st BIRTHDAY: Eleanor Weaver 1st BIRTHDAY: Eleanor Weaver
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Eleanor Kate Weaver celebrated her first birthday on April 13, 2016. [Read More]
2nd BIRTHDAY: Colton Ringler 2nd BIRTHDAY: Colton Ringler
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Colton Harvey Ringler celebrated his second birthday on April 22, 2016. [Read More]
BIRTH: Ace Matko BIRTH: Ace Matko
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Ace Jensen Matko was born at 3:39 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 5: Gazette readers' birthdays, May 5:
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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, May 4, 2016: [Read More]
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Robert and Helen Clark 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Robert and Helen Clark
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Robert and Helen Clark, of Armagh, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES MARRIAGE LICENSES
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The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House: [Read More]

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North Carolina law risks university funding
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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people. [Read More]
Child told Paterno in 1976 Sandusky molested him, insurer says Child told Paterno in 1976 Sandusky molested him, insurer says
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
Questions arise about doctor's response to Prince
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Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince’s home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription painkillers? [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton urges Democrats to unite against Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton urges Democrats to unite against Trump
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LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton urged Democrats on Thursday to unite around her candidacy as a way of fending off Republican Donald Trump, telling black community leaders that her advantage over Bernie Sanders far outpaces the deficit she faced in the 2008 primaries. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: House Speaker Ryan refuses to back Trump CAMPAIGN 2016: House Speaker Ryan refuses to back Trump
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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. [Read More]
Judge gives Sandusky appeals hearing Judge gives Sandusky appeals hearing
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HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims. [Read More]
Canadian convoy begins evacuation, hoping to flee wildfire zone Canadian convoy begins evacuation, hoping to flee wildfire zone
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FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A convoy of evacuees began the long drive out work camps north of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area Friday morning. [Read More]
Economy adds 160,000 jobs in April; rate unchanged Economy adds 160,000 jobs in April; rate unchanged
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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months after a streak of robust monthly gains. [Read More]
Colombian fisherman rescued after weeks adrift Colombian fisherman rescued after weeks adrift
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HONOLULU — A Colombian fisherman has been reunited with his wife and family after spending two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, an ordeal that he says left his three shipmates dead. [Read More]
Attorney asks to step aside from case
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CHICAGO — Cook County’s embattled state’s attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn’t charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Refugee group says thanks Letter to the Editor: Refugee group says thanks
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To the Indiana community: Thank you so much for supporting the efforts of the Refugee Working Group in attending the Six O’Clock Series at IUP and the fundraiser at Calvary Presbyterian Church. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Here Indiana board goes again Letter to the Editor: Here Indiana board goes again
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Once again, we have an Indiana school board rushing in to incur a mountain of debt on the pretext of cost-cutting. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Is this right use of tax money? Letter to the Editor: Is this right use of tax money?
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In a recent letter three women from Happy Time Preschool in Blairsville praised Sen. Don White for getting taxpayer money to subsidize pre-K day care. What I want to know is, since when is it my (the taxpayers’) responsibility to pay for other people’s baby-sitting? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Clymer event to focus on drugs Letter to the Editor: Clymer event to focus on drugs
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The Penns Manor School District Foundation will sponsor a drug awareness event, “Drugs in our Community, A Question and Answer Session,” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Clymer Fire Hall. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The first vs. the best qualified Letter to the Editor: The first vs. the best qualified
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The 2016 election cycle is in full force. There’s no escaping the debates, town halls, commentary, discussions, arguments, advocacy and polls. But no matter what information is presented to you, it all comes down to a decision only you can make. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Truth exposed about both political parties Letter to the Editor: Truth exposed about both political parties
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It is sad the truth exposed by Patrick Mattingly applies equally to Democrats. It has become increasingly evident that we have developed a third class: the political class, whose only consistent allegiance is to the possession of power, status and economic advantage. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: As Indiana school board race showed, elections matter Letter to the editor: As Indiana school board race showed, elections matter
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It is good to remember that all elections have consequences. Case in point: the Indiana Area school board. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Accountability for our actions online Letter to the editor: Accountability for our actions online
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Our First Amendment protects our basic rights as Americans. We can protest our government without being executed, state our opinions publicly, print newspapers freely, practice whatever form of religion we choose and assemble peacefully for change. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: End of Gettysburg field trip lamented Letter to the Editor: End of Gettysburg field trip lamented
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A Tale of Two Fields: The Indiana Area School District community lost something on Monday. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Celebrating Travel and Tourism Week Letter to the Editor: Celebrating Travel and Tourism Week
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The Indiana County Tourist Bureau is preparing to celebrate the 33rd annual National Travel and Tourism Week May 1-7. The event unites communities each year to celebrate what travel means to American jobs, economic growth and personal well-being. [Read More]

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