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Downtown Indiana names new director Downtown Indiana names new director

The Downtown Indiana Inc. marketing organization has named Sean Howard, of Indiana, to serve as its director. Full Story →

Safe driving prizes awarded Safe driving prizes awarded

J.T. Horwat, a student at Penns Manor High School, won the top prize, a $1,000 scholarship, during the Armstrong-Indiana Teen Safe Driving Competition at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Highway Safety Center on April 16.

Letter to the Editor: What program is next to be reduced?

Indiana High School was once known as a first-class educational institution. I personally have been grateful for my education there that allowed me to pass exams for entrance to the Naval Academy without benefit of a prep school.

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INDIANA COUNTY: Property reassessments still on track, company reports

Indiana County’s property reassessment that began last summer is proceeding well and is a little ahead of schedule.

- RANDY WELLS
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Film series concludes with 'Dooman River'
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s spring 2014 Foreign Film Series will conclude Sunday with the Korean film, “Dooman River.” [Read More]
Realtors' board welcomes new members Realtors' board welcomes new members
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The Indiana County Board of Realtors welcomed two new agents into the ICBR at the April 16 second-quarter meeting. [Read More]
Honda sales leader receives award Honda sales leader receives award
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Ronald Pociask of Delaney Honda recently received the prestigious Honda Award of Council of Sales Leadership for 2013. [Read More]
Here's a way to pass time Here's a way to pass time
15 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
On display through June at the Blairsville Historical Society is “Clocks Old and New,” an exhibit featuring a variety of vintage clocks [Read More]
Get your home ready for the market in a weekend
15 hours ago - - EMILY WEBER
With the right plan in place, getting a home ready to sell doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming process. Now that spring weather is here, it’s possible to get a home ready to sell in just a weekend or two. [Read More]
Kennel hosts egg hunt for dogs Kennel hosts egg hunt for dogs
15 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Connie Winters’ Pet Resort in White Township recently held an Easter egg hunt for dogs. [Read More]
Seniors' group to meet in May
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Brush Valley Senior Citizens will meet at noon May 7 at the Brush Valley Fire Hall for its regular meeting. [Read More]
Beekeepers announce meeting
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The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church, 20 Egypt Road, Woodland, in Clearfield County. [Read More]
Hoodlebug Trail cleanup scheduled
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The Evergreen Conservancy will conduct a cleanup of the Hoodlebug Trail on May 3 beginning at 9 a.m. [Read More]
Word Whiz Iggy winner named
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Erma Griffith, of Marion Center, was the winner of Puzzle No. 38 .. [Read More]

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IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks win regular season finale
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IUP beat Bloomsburg 14-9 in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse match Wednesday at Miller Stadium to finish the regular season 12-4 and match a school record for wins before the playoffs. [Read More]
Indiana Country Club undergoes renovations
16 hours ago - - ELI NELLIS
Renovations were a long time coming at the Indiana Country Club, and they have taken place in time for a particularly interesting summer of golf, with a couple events of note coming to town. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Saltsburg takes two from top teams
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Minutes after handing defending District 6 champion Blairsville its second loss of the season, visiting Saltsburg boarded a bus and headed to its home field to best another returning playoff team, Marion Center. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Ligonier Valley cruises to victory
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Ligonier Valley plated four runs in every inning to ease by host United, 16-1, in a Heritage Conference softball game that was shortened to four innings due to the mercy rule Wednesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Indiana splits; Colts, Rams sweep
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The Indiana girls’ track and field team swept St. Joseph, 110-40, and Hollidaysburg, 83-66, in a non-conference triangular meet Wednesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE: Indiana stays perfect in section play
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MONROEVILLE — In a game played Tuesday, Indiana took sole possession of first place in the section by besting Gateway, 13-6, in a WPIAL Division 2 Section 1 boys’ lacrosse game. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNNIS: Indiana team takes two
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Indiana swept St. Joseph in a WPIAL Section 4-AA boys’ tennis doubleheader Wednesday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
IUP BASEBALL
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IUP continued its late-season swoon, and the Crimson Hawks were officially eliminated from playoff contention with a pair of lopsided losses in a PSAC West baseball doubleheader at Dougherty Field on Tuesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Indiana drops key section game HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Indiana drops key section game
2 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
The season isn’t over for Indiana, not by any means. But the WPIAL Section 2-AAA baseball championship is likely out of the question. [Read More]
5K race slated for Saturday
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The Indiana Area Junior High School Athena Club and Builder’s Club, along with the Marion Center Athena Club, will hold the sixth annual Pick-A-Cause 5K race at Blue Spruce Park on Saturday, April 26. [Read More]

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Conviction leads to house arrest
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JOHNSTOWN — An Indiana County man was placed on house arrest for one year after being convicted of a narcotics charge in U.S. District Court in Johnstown. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Tracy Kirkpatrick, 52, of Indiana, was held at Indiana County Jail on Saturday after being accused of violating a court-issued protection-from-abuse order. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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Vehicles driven by Zane Lesko, 22, of Titusville, Crawford County, and Li Liping, 29, of Knoxville, Tenn., crashed at 6:10 p.m. April 16 as they traveled on Route 119 ... [Read More]
Two stabbing victims released
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MURRYSVILLE (AP) — Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a Westmoreland County high school have been released from the hospital. [Read More]
Feds: ID theft scheme cost $10 million
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PITTSBURGH — A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania said Wednesday that a massive identity theft and fake tax return scheme cost the U.S. Treasury an estimated $10 million. [Read More]
POLICE REPORTS
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State police at Kittanning arrested Brian Rainey, 31, of Homer City, at 4:23 p.m. Sunday along Route 422, and charged him with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. [Read More]
Former captives ask for apology
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter’s guest room with the captivity they experienced. [Read More]
Three charged in weapons plot
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HARRISBURG — U.S. prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and laboratory equipment to Syria, authorities said in a case that was under seal for 17 months until Wednesday. [Read More]
Oklahoma court rejects inmates’ claims
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected claims by two death row inmates that they’re entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. [Read More]
Police raid L.A. Times after threat
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said. [Read More]

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50th ANNIVERSARY: The Revs. Hubert and Yvonne Redd 50th ANNIVERSARY: The Revs. Hubert and Yvonne Redd
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The Reverends Hubert and Yvonne Redd celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 10. [Read More]
BIRTH: Jeffrey Lee McCullough III
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Jeffrey Lee “JJ” McCullough III was born at 4:39 a.m. April 17, 2014, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: April 24
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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, April 23, 2014: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Holly Shirley and Anthony Villella ENGAGEMENT: Holly Shirley and Anthony Villella
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Mr. and Mrs. James Shirley, of Northern Cambria, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Anne Shirley, to Anthony Michael Villella, son of Dominic Villella, of Pittsburgh, and Kimberly Bower, of Lock Haven. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School
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HOMER CITY — The following students have been named to the honor roll at Homer-Center High School for the third-quarter grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School
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The following students have been named to the honor roll at Indiana Area Senior High School for the third grading period: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 23
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 22, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 22
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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

 
South Korea school, filled with mourning, reopens after disaster South Korea school, filled with mourning, reopens after disaster
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Students in the city hit hardest by the South Korean ferry disaster returned to classes today, their school campus a tragic landscape of yellow ribbons, chrysanthemums and photos of classmates and teachers who make up the vast majority of the more than 300 people feared dead. [Read More]
FCC poised for net neutrality changes
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The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called “last mile” connection to people’s homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don’t harm competition or limit free speech. [Read More]
Vermont moves toward GMO labeling
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Vermont lawmakers have passed the country’s first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between powerful lobbyists for the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly said it approves of the idea. [Read More]
FDA proposes regulations on e-cigarettes
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WASHINGTON — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. [Read More]
Pro, con testimony heard on drilling
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PITTSBURGH (AP) —Allegheny County Council members heard testimony for and against a proposal to drill for natural gas under a Pittsburgh-area park, with supporters touting the economic benefits and opponents worried about environmental damage. [Read More]
Two stabbing victims released
16 hours ago -
MURRYSVILLE (AP) — Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a Westmoreland County high school have been released from the hospital. [Read More]
Feds: ID theft scheme cost $10 million
16 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania said Wednesday that a massive identity theft and fake tax return scheme cost the U.S. Treasury an estimated $10 million. [Read More]
Former captives ask for apology
16 hours ago -
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter’s guest room with the captivity they experienced. [Read More]
Three charged in weapons plot
16 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — U.S. prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and laboratory equipment to Syria, authorities said in a case that was under seal for 17 months until Wednesday. [Read More]
Michigan man among first in U.S. to get 'bionic eye' Michigan man among first in U.S. to get 'bionic eye'
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Upcoming primary election is critical
16 hours ago -
The media predicted that the May 20 primary election was going to be a relatively “quiet” one. Don’t believe this for a moment. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Learning from Franklin Regional tragedy
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There are some important lessons to be gleaned from the Franklin Regional tragedy that should convince the Indiana school board and others to rethink their positions. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The world's happiest countries
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Since 2010, the tea party has had one strategy — to destroy government. We know the tactics of the Heritage Foundation, Koch brothers and Fox Network: to lie, distort, confuse and malign any policy, report, projection or proposal put forth by our president or our government. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Violence arises from corrupted society
5 days ago -
On April 14 we were treated to an erudite display of sociological jargon and response to an increasingly troubling issue: violent sociopathic behavior (“A regionwide response to school violence,” Christian Vaccaro). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Better options than arming teachers
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Regarding the April 4 As I See It (“Back White’s bill on arming teachers,” Mark Zilinskas), the last paragraph of the article undermines the entire topic and provides the opposite reasoning for arming teachers. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: We all have a choice to make about our future
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Life for most of us is not a steady stroll through time, and not all changes are our choice to make. We have 24 hours in a day to wonder if today is the day our enemy will destroy our country and the lives of its people. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A regionwide response to school violence
2 weeks ago -
I sat at my computer watching the tragic events unfold at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday and shook my head in absolute consternation. The patterns of school violence are as predictable in their unfolding as they are unpredictable in the time and place of their next occurrence. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson's campaign message resonates
2 weeks ago -
I am amazed at the number of mailings I have received from Congressman Bill Shuster’s campaign. However, I seem to be learning more about his opponent, Art Halverson, than I am about Shuster. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: It's about water, yours and mine
2 weeks ago -
The EPA issued a permit on March 16 to put a Class II brine disposal well in East Run under the Underground Injection Control (UIC) program. This is not acceptable. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Vote may drive farm market out of town
2 weeks ago -
Tuesday night the Indiana Borough council voted 7-5 to deny the request from the Indiana County Farmers’ Market to relocate to IRMC Park on North Seventh Street. [Read More]

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