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Man gets prison in DUI accident

Man gets prison in DUI accident

- RANDY WELLS

A Blairsville man who pleaded guilty to seriously injuring a pedestrian while he was driving intoxicated was sentenced in Indiana County Court on Friday to prison time and substantial financial penalties.

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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Make time to rest 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Make time to rest
4 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
One of the things I enjoy doing in the evenings after supper (besides watch the Pirates game) is to put a jigsaw puzzle together on my Kindle. [Read More]
PennDOT lists construction schedule for week PennDOT lists construction schedule for week
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled the following maintenance and construction projects in Indiana County for next week. [Read More]
Happy Homemakers to meet Happy Homemakers to meet
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The Happy Homemakers will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Trinity United Methodist Church, located at Fourth and Church streets, Indiana. The theme for this month is patriotic. [Read More]
Library announces free events for week Library announces free events for week
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
In the Spotlight: Homer City Church of the Nazarene In the Spotlight: Homer City Church of the Nazarene
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The Homer City Church of the Nazarene was started in November 1930. [Read More]
Community church events announced Community church events announced
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Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Donations to aid veterans Donations to aid veterans
4 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
The Indiana County Commissioners recently accepted donations to aid the new Clinton Street Commons apartment complex for homeless veterans at North Fifth Avenue and Clinton Street, White Township. [Read More]
Dairy Dell eatery now home to Pizza House Dairy Dell eatery now home to Pizza House
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The Dairy Dell eatery featured home-cooked meals and ice cream. [Read More]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
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Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order: [Read More]
Reassessment: Firm releases computation data Reassessment: Firm releases computation data
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
County officials and leaders of the company performing the Indiana County property reassessment project have begun providing tax value computation data for the first time on the county website. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
AROUND THE AREA: IHS golfers improve to 3-0 AROUND THE AREA: IHS golfers improve to 3-0
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Indiana improved to 3-0 by edging Hempfield, 192-196, in an WPIAL Section 1-AAA boys’ golf match Friday at Indiana Country Club. [Read More]
IHS football players spread the love IHS football players spread the love
4 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The Indiana First Down Boosters recently made a donation to Citizens’ Ambulance Service as part of the “Love Bears All Things” program. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks will play Terps, Panthers IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks will play Terps, Panthers
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The IUP women’s basketball team has lined up two exhibition games with Division I schools for the 2015-16 season. [Read More]
Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament
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The PA Blue Thunder varsity girls’ basketball team went undefeated and won the championship in its final tournament of the season, the Summer Slam Tournament, which was held July 25 and 26 in Ocean City, Md. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win
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Indiana earned its first win by outlasting Punxsutawney, 200-215, in a non-conference girls’ golf match Wednesday at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener
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GREENSBURG — Indiana won its season opener by nipping Greensburg Salem, 3-2, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Wednesday. [Read More]
Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney
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SALTSBURG — The Saltsburg Junior High School Cheerleaders Boosters are holding a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for players of all ages on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the high school and elementary school. [Read More]
Meadow Lane names winners Meadow Lane names winners
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The Meadow Lane Ladies 18-Hole Golf League named its winners from Wednesday’s event. [Read More]
SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener
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Indiana defeated East Allegheny, 7-2, to win its season opener in a junior high school boys’ soccer match Wednesday. [Read More]
IUP HALL OF FAME: 14 to be inducted Sept. 12 IUP HALL OF FAME: 14 to be inducted Sept. 12
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The IUP Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its 2015 induction ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12, prior to the Crimson Hawks’ football game against Kutztown. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana police responded at 5:21 a.m. Thursday to the 500 block of Philadelphia Street for a report of a man walking around and not wearing pants. [Read More]
Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas
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HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities. [Read More]
Former prep school student convicted of sex charges Former prep school student convicted of sex charges
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CONCORD, N.H. — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape Friday but convicted of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl. [Read More]
Two-vehicle accident on Route 119 Two-vehicle accident on Route 119
1 day ago - - TERI ENCISO
One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 7 p.m. Thursday at Old Route 119 and Greenview Drive. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania observed a man staggering and stumbling along the walkway between Stright and Johnson halls at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]
Woman fined for watching arrest
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman is facing a $300 fine for not leaving the scene of a crime when told to do so. [Read More]
On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger
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ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police received a report that someone damaged a pot of flowers and stole several landscape lights from a residence in the 100 block of South Fifth Street between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]
On-air killings gripped millions in social media storm On-air killings gripped millions in social media storm
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MONETA, Va. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a reporter and cameraman unfolded on live TV during the early morning show, as tens of thousands of viewers watched a horrified anchor struggle to comprehend what had happened. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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No one was hurt in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday at West Pike and Ben Franklin Road, according to state police. [Read More]

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ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky ENGAGEMENT: Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky
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Sarah Grove and Craig Pluchinsky, both of Indiana, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
WEDDING: Pavlick and Hong WEDDING: Pavlick and Hong
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Megan Pavlick, of Homer City, daughter of Bernie and Robin Pavlick, and Hyun Hong, of Seoul, South Korea, son of Duok Hong and Sundan Jo, were united in marriage on May 24, 2015. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 28, 2015: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 27, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger
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Steve and Pam Berezansky, of Indiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marie, to Tyler Clevenger, son of Tim and Tracey Clevenger, of Clymer. [Read More]
1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III 1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III
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Jeffrey Lee “JJ” McCullough III celebrated his first birthday on April 17. He is the son of Kimberly and Jeffrey McCullough Jr., of Armstrong Township. [Read More]
96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh 96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh
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June Emigh, of Clymer, will be 96 on Monday. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today... [Read More]

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Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage Associated Press photographers reflect on Katrina coverage
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NEW ORLEANS — With Hurricane Katrina headed for the Gulf Coast in late August 2005, The Associated Press deployed dozens of staffers to support its New Orleans and Mississippi bureaus. [Read More]
Nine newspapers put up for sale
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nine western Pennsylvania publications, including four daily newspapers, are up for sale as Trib Total Media implements a strategic plan. [Read More]
Parents fight young violinist's expulsion
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RECTOR (AP) — Parents of a 10-year-old violinist are suing to overturn her expulsion for having a knife at an orchestra concert on school property that they contend she merely used to “trim broken hairs” on her violin bow. [Read More]
Trump denies $100-per-person event is fundraiser Trump denies $100-per-person event is fundraiser
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NORWOOD, Mass. — Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event — which he repeatedly insisted wasn’t a fundraiser — outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his campaign. [Read More]
School district can't make payroll amid budget crisis
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HARRISBURG — One of Pennsylvania’s poorest school districts says it cannot afford to pay its staff amid an entrenched state budget stalemate, and district and state officials had no immediate answers Friday about where they will find the money to keep the schools operating. [Read More]
Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas Deputy fatally shot while pumping gas
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HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities. [Read More]
Former prep school student convicted of sex charges Former prep school student convicted of sex charges
4 hours ago -
CONCORD, N.H. — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape Friday but convicted of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl. [Read More]
Train able to stop before woman hit
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AVELLA (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police said a freight train braked in time to avoid hitting an unconscious woman who was lying on the tracks. [Read More]
Shooting accident nets time in jail
5 hours ago -
NORRISTOWN (AP) — A former Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor was sentenced Friday to two weeks in jail in the accidental shooting death of a 26-year-old trooper during a training class. [Read More]
N.Y. construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide N.Y. construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide
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NEW YORK — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun
1 day ago -
I am writing in response to the article headlined “Armed and Feminine” published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors
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With the Indiana County reassessment on everyone’s mind, it is interesting to note that the problem started prior to the Revolutionary War when straight line property line courses and distances were measured to the center of existing roads. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker
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I would like to comment on a few of the accusations made by Larry Stadtmiller against Commissioner Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process? Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process?
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In the Aug. 21 edition of the Gazette, there was an article published about Larry Stadtmiller’s response to the demand that he leave his position on the Indiana County Board of Assessment Appeals. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment
2 days ago -
I recently attended a tax reassessment meeting at the Indiana County Court House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes
2 days ago -
Having been an Indiana Area school director in the past, I recall the school board had to lower its millage on two occasions because of tax assessments. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater
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My husband and I went to see “Southpaw” at the refurbished Indiana Mall Cinemas. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Looking for an alternative Letter to the editor: Looking for an alternative
3 days ago -
I’m trying to figure out this tax reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A lesson from school Letter to the editor: A lesson from school
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After giving this Indiana County reassessment some serious thought, I think back to about 30 years ago as a young man taking a class on communism. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Where is court order? Letter to the editor: Where is court order?
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Quoting The Indiana Gazette on Saturday, Aug. 8 (Page 3), one of our honorable county commissioners was reported to say, “I’m not backing away from the fact that we had to do a reassessment. That was court-ordered.” [Read More]
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