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Costly challenge: How best to deal with stormwater

Costly challenge: How best to deal with stormwater

- SEAN YODER

Municipalities and environmental groups have been coming together under the banner of the Stormwater Education Partnership to cope with the ever-evolving regulations surrounding stormwater management and the effects of development on water quality.

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IUP prof, students get backstage look at Democratic convention IUP prof, students get backstage look at Democratic convention
9 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
PHILADELPHIA — A second Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor and five IUP students are wrapping up a two-week working and learning assignment at the Democratic National Convention. [Read More]
New Rotary members installed New Rotary members installed
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Pam Moore, new District 7330 governor, visited Indiana Rotary on Monday. Professionally, Moore is the general manager of the Uniontown Mall, where she is responsible for the operation of the shopping center. [Read More]
Miracle League fall registration underway Miracle League fall registration underway
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Registration for the Miracle League of Indiana County 2016 fall season is underway. [Read More]
Rep. Dush announces August office hours Rep. Dush announces August office hours
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BROOKVILLE — State Rep. Cris Dush has announced his satellite office hours in August. [Read More]
Love of Life campaign kicks off with unveiling of ring Love of Life campaign kicks off with unveiling of ring
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Indiana Regional Medical Center kicked off the annual Love of Life Campaign on Wednesday at the home of Christine Toretti. The campaign began as a $13,000 diamond ring, donated by Gary and Stacey Wyant of G.C. Wyant Fine Jewelry, was unveiled. [Read More]
Route 422 project set for next month Route 422 project set for next month
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PennDOT has announced that work will begin the week of Aug. 15 on the project to replace the structurally deficient bridge carrying Route 422 over Laurel Run in Cherryhill Township. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Critics again rap commissioners INDIANA COUNTY: Critics again rap commissioners
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The accuracy of real estate values for the county’s property reassessment and the return on investments at the Indiana County/Jimmy Stewart Airport were in the cross hairs of criticism again Wednesday at the Indiana County commissioners’ meeting. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Parks & Trails to acquire land INDIANA COUNTY: Parks & Trails to acquire land
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County Parks & Trails land will grow by more than 30 acres, in part to compensate for a natural gas pipeline that will cross part of Pine Ridge Park, Burrell Township. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors cautious about funding multimodal project WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors cautious about funding multimodal project
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
Supervisors in White Township said Wednesday night they are wary about spending another $30,000 as part of a match for a grant that would pay for engineering and design costs of the proposed multimodal corridor. [Read More]
Artificial turf being installed at IUP's Miller Stadium Artificial turf being installed at IUP's Miller Stadium
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Workers from Sprinturf placed a section of artificial turf at IUP’s George P. Miller Stadium on Wednesday. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
AAU team wins division AAU team wins division
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The Pennsylvania Yellow Jackets AAU girls’ basketball team won the Copper Division at the USJN/Nike 17 and under tournament. [Read More]
Missions Possible 5K set Aug. 13
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BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13 Run for the Trail race slated Aug. 13
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DILLTOWN — Indiana Road Runners Club will be conduct the Run for the Trail 7K Run and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 13. [Read More]
Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game Spaghetti Benders wins IABB game
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In a game played Wednesday, Spaghetti Benders moved into first place in the league standings by outslugging East American Motorsports, 13-8, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck comes up short of title game
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Even trailing by 10 runs in the last inning, Walbeck Insurance showed no signs of surrender. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Norwin takes title with impressive run YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Norwin takes title with impressive run
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CENTER TOWNSHIP — After losing 8-7 to Millcreek in the opening game of the tournament, Norwin looked unbeatable in the last four days of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament. [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Bovard to play in championship series again ICL PLAYOFFS: Bovard to play in championship series again
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NEW DERRY — Bovard scored a run in the 11th inning and advanced to the league championship series for the seventh straight time by edging New Derry, 2-1, in Game 4 of an Indiana County League baseball semifinal-round playoff series Wednesday at New Derry Field. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck advances due to rule violation YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: Walbeck advances due to rule violation
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Walbeck Insurance coach Kurt Krejocic didn’t get much satisfaction from winning on a technicality against South County, not with a trip to the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion State championships on the line. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: Colts advance to ICL finals INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: Colts advance to ICL finals
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WEST LEBANON — Blairsville racked up 18 hits, and the Colts routed host West Lebanon, 11-4, to win their best-of-five Indiana County League semifinal playoff series on Tuesday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
Ding-A-Ling sets annual tourney Ding-A-Ling sets annual tourney
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YATESBORO — The Ding-A-Ling Sports Club will host its 48th annual slow-pitch softball tournament Friday through Sunday at Ding Field. [Read More]

All Police News

 
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana said someone used an electronic benefit transfer card number issued to Trista Lower, of Commodore, causing her a loss in EBT money. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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Todd McAdoo, 31, of Indiana, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 11:26 p.m. Thursday on Fox Road, south of Shellbark Road. [Read More]
Florida therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client Florida therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client
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AVENTURA, Fla. — An unarmed black therapist who was shot in the leg by police last week while protecting his severely autistic client said he had a joyful reunion Thursday with the man, who remains hospitalized because of emotional trauma. [Read More]
Biden offers comfort to relatives of slain Biden offers comfort to relatives of slain
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman’s bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and “touched the soul of the entire nation,” Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers. [Read More]
DA: 'Real possibility' armed man wanted to shoot DA: 'Real possibility' armed man wanted to shoot
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MONACA — There’s a “real possibility” a Georgia man jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a Beaver County movie theater planned to shoot it up, a prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday. [Read More]
Judge nixes email scandal as Kane trial defense Judge nixes email scandal as Kane trial defense
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s criminal case won’t allow jurors to hear as a trial defense that she was prosecuted to stop her from revealing a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed. [Read More]
Police arrest parents of toddler who overdosed twice in week Police arrest parents of toddler who overdosed twice in week
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MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say the parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been arrested on charges of child endangering. [Read More]
Police: One San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting Police: One San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — One police officer died and another was wounded after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early today. [Read More]
Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends
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Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore's police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, authorities abandoned efforts to punish the officers involved. [Read More]
Suspect in Essex House slayings waives hearing Suspect in Essex House slayings waives hearing
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One of the suspects charged in the shooting deaths of two men in early May at an off-campus apartment building in Indiana has agreed to face possible trial in Indiana County Court. [Read More]

All Family News

 
95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr. 95th BIRTHDAY: Wallace McGaughey Sr.
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Wallace B. McGaughey Sr., of Indiana, is celebrating his 95th birthday today. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
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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, July 28, 2016: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown FIRST BIRTHDAY: Blaine Isaac McQuown
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Blaine Isaac McQuown, son of Justin and Kim McQuown, of Charlottesville, Va., celebrated his first birthday on July 1, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28
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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, July 27, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27:
2 days ago -
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, July 26, 2016: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Jolene Ulrich and James Garrettson ENGAGEMENT: Jolene Ulrich and James Garrettson
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Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ulrich, of Goodfield, Ill., and Jeannette Nord, of Bloomington, Ill., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jolene Marie Ulrich, to James Adam Garrettson, son of Dr. and Mrs. James A. Garrettson, of Indiana. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26
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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

 
Florida therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client Florida therapist shot by police has reunion with autistic client
11 hours ago -
AVENTURA, Fla. — An unarmed black therapist who was shot in the leg by police last week while protecting his severely autistic client said he had a joyful reunion Thursday with the man, who remains hospitalized because of emotional trauma. [Read More]
Biden offers comfort to relatives of slain Biden offers comfort to relatives of slain
11 hours ago -
BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman’s bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and “touched the soul of the entire nation,” Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers. [Read More]
DA: 'Real possibility' armed man wanted to shoot DA: 'Real possibility' armed man wanted to shoot
11 hours ago -
MONACA — There’s a “real possibility” a Georgia man jailed on charges he brought a stolen gun and ammunition into a Beaver County movie theater planned to shoot it up, a prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: McGinty takes to big stage in race for Senate CAMPAIGN 2016: McGinty takes to big stage in race for Senate
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HARRISBURG — Democratic Party officials gave Katie McGinty another big gift besides millions of dollars in campaign funds to help in her bid to unseat Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in the November election. [Read More]
Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint
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PHILADELPHIA — They came. They protested. They got their message out. [Read More]
Judge nixes email scandal as Kane trial defense Judge nixes email scandal as Kane trial defense
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s criminal case won’t allow jurors to hear as a trial defense that she was prosecuted to stop her from revealing a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed. [Read More]
Chinese rocket, not meteor, sends streak of light across Western U.S. sky Chinese rocket, not meteor, sends streak of light across Western U.S. sky
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky over the Western United States lit up social media as people shared photos and video of the bright object. [Read More]
Police arrest parents of toddler who overdosed twice in week Police arrest parents of toddler who overdosed twice in week
11 hours ago -
MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say the parents of an 18-month-old girl who overdosed on a painkiller twice in one week have been arrested on charges of child endangering. [Read More]
U.S. GDP grows a weak 1.2 percent U.S. GDP grows a weak 1.2 percent
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WASHINGTON — Growth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter. [Read More]
California coastline wildfire continues to grow California coastline wildfire continues to grow
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BIG SUR, Calif. — A wildfire burning along California’s Big Sur coastline keeps growing a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for weeks to come. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions Letter to the editor: Ad failed to answer questions
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I am writing in response to the full page ad that the Indiana County Landowners published in the Gazette this past weekend. If the average farm is 100 acres, there were 40 to 50 landowners whose money was used to pay for it. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare? Letter to the editor: American dream ... or nightmare?
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As young people, we are encouraged to reach for the American dream: a good job, family and a nice home to live in. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended Letter to the Editor: Appeals deadline should be extended
1 day ago -
In reference to the 2016 property tax reassessments for Indiana County, the whole tax structure used by EST needs to be addressed by the commissioners. There are too many inconsistencies in their values for land sites, similar building structures, property types, etc., the way it is. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed Letter to the Editor: Arming of schoolteachers opposed
1 day ago -
My name is Fred Yun and I proudly taught in the Indiana Area School District for more than 20 years. Even though I retired, I am still actively involved in the school environment as president of the New Albany, Ohio, Kiwanis Club and adviser to the New Albany High School Key Club. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary AS I SEE IT: Celebrating my 10th cancerversary
2 days ago -
As I approach my 10-year cancerversary on Aug. 11, I have much to celebrate. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded Letter to the Editor: Response to Homer City fire lauded
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We would like to thank all the firefighters and the Homer City police for all that they did the night of the fire that heavily damaged our home on June 26. Not enough credit is given to these men and women who risk their lives for their communities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork Letter to the Editor: A fine show of teamwork
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I would like to say to all the members of the local fire companies who took part in the events at the recent convention in Black Lick: “Job well done!” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws? Letter to the Editor: Do we really need more gun laws?
3 days ago -
So, let me understand this correctly. The Associated Press, a well-known left-leaning organization, and GfK, a market research firm from Nuremberg, Germany, have decided that “Americans” think we need more gun laws. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition? Letter to the Editor: Who will pay bill for free tuition?
3 days ago -
Recently I see that candidate Hillary Clinton is accepting some of the ideas of socialist Bernie Sanders. I would not think that it has something to do with this week’s convention. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers
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On July 13, over 40 concerned taxpayers attended a commissioners’ meeting. Approximately 20 of those in attendance spoke during the public comment portion. [Read More]
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