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Indiana Gazette (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Indiana, PennsylvaniaInside weather coming up deaths Index Friday find four ways to change up potato salad just in time for memorial Day food find tips tricks and much More inside today with our 2015 Spring gardening preview. Probe widens investigators Are combing through phone records locomotive data radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the Amtrak Engineer in last weeks derailment was using his cellphone while at the Page 5 town captured islamic state militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra Early today just hours after seizing the Central syrian town activists and officials Page 9 Waco footage when gunfire erupted outside a Texas restaurant most of the bikers ran away from the shooting according to Security Page 11 declassified the u. S. On wednesday released More than 100 documents swept up in the raid on Osama bin Ladenes Page 14 Calendar. 7 classifieds. 19 21 comics to. 12 dear Abby. 19 entertainment. 13 family. 10 lottery. 2 sports. 15 18 today in history. 19 viewpoint. 6 obituaries on Page 4 crame Rjohn f. Jack 90, Clarksburg Lloyd Joseph Michael jr., 39, Panama City Beach fla., formerly of Indiana county Schilling Mary Margaret 94, Nicktown Sweeney Veronica horchar84, formerly of Homer City White Melvyn Dean 77, Blairsville late death Broughto Bertha e., 76, Seward weekend specials Chicken Angelica Sweet sausage Alfredo crab meat stuffed flounder. Luigi is Pikelts by inn Friday Coal town saturday Kenny Chesney Tickey Giveaway. Picking our own fresh Homegrown asparagus lettuces tomatoes. Yar Nicks farm 724 349 3904 lots of our Black Angus steaks & burgers for your Grill. Yar Nicks farm 724 349 3904 naps weekend special fresh Ahi tuna Beautiful hanging baskets Flowers and vegetable plants. Yar Nicks farm 724 349 3904 like us on Facebook. Follow us on twitter @ Indian Gazette partly Cloudy tonight. Partly sunny tomorrow. 43� 65� tonight tomorrow see Page 2. Wow. Indian Gazette. Com 34 pages 4 sections vol. 111 no. 269 75 cents May 2015 25 26 27 29 30 17 17 18 20 21 23 15 16 9 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 11 12 13 19 23 3 05 1 26 24 a hons in the news there is Good news today in the Indiana Gazette about these area people Mary Douglas Jesse Isenberg Michael Miller Jeanne Blystone Paula Shank. Thursday 21 $ 1.50 Yuengling drafts All Day Friday Start the weekend right dig in pizza hut closes by the Indiana Gazette pizza hut restaurant at Southtown Plaza one of the longest standing businesses from the Early Days of the shopping Center along Oakland Avenue in White township quit business at closing time sunday. The restaurant closed its doors As the lease expired on its out parcel in the Complex anchored by the Walmart store. Eric Jones a partner in mgl pizza huts inc., of Indiana said the restaurant opened in 1995. In simple terms we had three restaurants within a 20 mile radius of each other and we did a consolidation due to the fact Indiana county is not growing Jones said. It is getting smaller from a Popula Tom Peel / Gazette All signs have been removed from the pizza hut at the Southtown Plaza in White township. Tom Peel / Gazette Indiana mayor George Hood spoke at wednesdays Celebration of the 20th anniversary of the opening of the Jimmy Stewart museum and what would have been stewarts 107th birthday. Museum officials Mark 20th year celebrate jimmys birth by Carl Kologie news Indian Gazette. Net from the state of Indiana to Indiana a. Although a visit to the Jimmy Stewart museum was not part of their original plans it just worked out perfectly for Jim Heimann and his daughter Amber of Decatur ind. Amber who is a missionary in Haiti was spending some Quality time with her father on a biking excursion. As the Chilly weather affected their biking plans they found out online that the museum was celebrating its 20th anniversary wednesday with an open House As Well As stewarts birthday. The actor would have turned 107. Jim Heimann has always been a fan of the nationally acclaimed movie idol and immediately changed their plans to attend the open House. You just dont know the Little things that can change Peoples lives he noted referring to the film shown every Holiday season its a wonderful life. His life reflected his patriotism said Jim Heimann. And they both agreed that after listening to the speakers at the program the City fathers and local politicians who praised Stewart for his character and Virtues reflected those same attributes. We Are so Happy to be Here and cant wait to tour the museum said Amber Heimann the opening ceremony for the anniversary Celebration was held on Philadelphia Street at the Entrance to the museum. The Sweet Adeline opened the program with America the Beautiful and followed with the National Anthem As a color guard from the Clymer vow presented the colors. Tim Harley executive director of the museum coordinated the program and introduced Board president Jeff Tobin and vice president Carson Greene who spoke of the future and the history of the museum. Tobin told the gathering that the museum is alive and Well and More than 160,000 visitors have been through the doors. He held up registers from throughout the years that the visitors have signed and in which they ave written comments. This is a tribute to his life said Tobin who added that although Many museums for prominent movie celebrities from Holly Woods Golden age have closed the Jimmy Stewart museum continues to Prosper. Greene acknowledged Many of the people who initiated the idea Banks slapped with $ 5b penalty by Ken Sweet and Eric Tucker the associated press Washington four of the worlds biggest Banks agreed wednesday to pay More than $ 5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency markets a rare instance in which Federal prosecutors have wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a major financial institution. Traders at Jmorgan Chase Citigroup is banking unit Citicorp Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland were accused of working together to manipulate rates on the foreign Exchange Market where hundreds of billions of dollars and euros change hands Back and Forth. The penalties Are a Victory for the government and reflect a broader Effort by the Justice department Long criticized As reluctant to prosecute big Banks to tackle financial misconduct. In the past 18 months prosecutors have brought criminal cases against Banks accused of tax evasion and sanctions violations and have reached multimillion Dollar settlements with several others for their roles in the 2008 financial meltdown. Still the punishment announced wednesday May have limited practical consequences. The four Banks will be Able to continue to do business in the currency markets. No executives were charged though that part of the investigation continues. And the fines while Large Are a fraction of what the institutions have made through currency trading Over the past decade. Prosecutors said traders shared customer orders through Chat rooms and used that information to profit at their clients expenses. The traders called themselves the Cartel and in one of those Chat rooms a Barclays employee wrote if you aint cheating you aint trying investigators said. Southtown location opened in 1995 thank you and goodnight tentative budget holds line on taxes by Margaret Weaver Mweaver Indian Gazette. Net Conemaugh township for the seventh year in a Row the Blairsville Saltsburg school Board intends to hold the line on taxes passing a proposed 2015 16 budget wednesday with no tax increase. The $ 31,227,509 budget is a decrease of $ 289,835, or 0.92 percent from last years budget said Eric Kocsis business manager during a Public presentation of the budget. It passed on a unanimous vote. Five areas make up 94 percent of the budget Blairsville Saltsburg school District supervisors oppose plans to construct pedestrian Bridge by Chauncey Ross Chauncey Indian Gazette. Net Black lick Indiana county officials Are moving on this Spring with plans for construction of a pedestrian and biking Bridge to Cross route 22 Between a Park and ride lot near resort Plaza and the corporate Campus Industrial Park. The plan surfaced at least four years ago As an option for helping to connect the network of hiking and biking trails in the Region and its named in the count yes newest comprehensive plan where we live As a priority for development. The goal in coming months is to win $ 290,000 of Grant funds from the Pennsylvania department of conservation and natural resources to cover half the Cost of designing the Bridge. Thanks but no thanks Burrell township officials said wednesday. Last year they sent us a letter asking for support for another Grant they applied for. I sent them a letter to not support the Bridge. That did not matter they applied for the Grant anyhow said supervisor chairman Larry Henry. As the supervisors see it a pedestrian Bridge Over route 22 would create safety issues would bring a High Cost and have Low use. And there Are no trails there it connect anything Henry said. Since the Cost is $ 580,000 for design and engineering the Grant would have to be Burrell township continued on Page 8 continued on Page 8 John Paul Filo / lbs David Letterman ended his run As Host of late show with David Letterman wednesday in new York after 33 years in late night television. See Story on Page 19. Continued on Page 8 continued on Page 8 continued on Page 8

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