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Trumpeter to play in Indiana Trumpeter to play in Indiana

The Indiana Area School District Jazz Artist in Residence program featuring Benny Benack III, a jazz trumpeter/singer from Pittsburgh, is taking place through Wednesday, culminating with a concert open to the public at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the high school auditorium. Full Story →

IUP to host Take Back the Night IUP to host Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night, a march through the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus and the Indiana community to show support for victims and survivors of violence, will take place Wednesday.

PURCHASE LINE: School board delays decision on coach

PURCHASE LINE — The Purchase Line school directors avoided a potential controversy Monday when they decided to table the motion to open the position of girls’ basketball coach now held by Rebecca Hudak.

- JEREMY HARTLEY
Teams take indoor archery trophies Teams take indoor archery trophies

RC Indoor Archery crowned its indoor winter league champions during an end-of-the-season party at the Clymer Fire Hall on Saturday.

Burglar gets 8 years in prison

A northern Indiana County man has been sentenced to serve up to eight years in a state prison for his guilty pleas to charges stemming from a burglary spree last year in central and northern Indiana County.

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INDIANA: Plan to cut music position tabled INDIANA: Plan to cut music position tabled
22 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A proposal to scale back music education as a budget-cutting measure at Indiana Area School District was postponed Monday for more study by the school board. [Read More]
Senior center hosts egg hunt
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Senior center hosts egg hunt
23 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
The Mahoning Hills Social Center recently held an Easter egg hunt for the students from Longview Elementary School. [Read More]
Identity theft program set
23 hours ago -
The Homer-Center Public Library will be hosting a fraud and identity theft program with S&T Bank as the presenters on May 15 at 6:30 p.m. [Read More]
DR. SCOTT COOk: Chiropractic care can be a treatment for severe arthritis DR. SCOTT COOk: Chiropractic care can be a treatment for severe arthritis
23 hours ago - - SCOTT COOK
More than 46 million Americans suffer with some form of severe arthritis. That number is expected to climb to 67 million by 2030 as the population ages. [Read More]
Word Whiz winner announced
23 hours ago -
Charles E. Stewart, of Indiana, was the winner of Puzzle No. 31 ... [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
1 day ago -
Here's your home page for all the Indiana community news! Stay on top of the goings on in Indiana, White Township, Shelocta and Armstrong Township. Everything from the communities of the Indiana Area School District, the churches, clubs and local organizations, all in one stop. [Read More]
Man's worldview shaped behind lens Man's worldview shaped behind lens
2 days ago - - JEREMY HARTLEY
Richard E. Kozak’s resume reads like that of a battle-hardened war veteran, not a multiple award-winning news photographer. [Read More]
Spring weather invites bikers to trail Spring weather invites bikers to trail
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Breanna Zenisek, 10, and her mother, Dana Zenisek, of Homer City, took to the Hoodlebug Trail for a bike ride to enjoy Sunday’s mild weather. [Read More]
Pirates' Bream to deliver his message of faith Pirates' Bream to deliver his message of faith
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The YMCA of Indiana County welcomes a nationally known former professional athlete as the guest speaker for the 58th annual Good Friday breakfast later this week. [Read More]
Girl Scouts Birthday celebrated with giving Girl Scouts Birthday celebrated with giving
2 days ago -
Young or old, every birthday marks another year of growth, knowledge and accomplishments. The same is true for Girl Scouts, which celebrated 102 years of helping build girls of courage, confidence and character on March 12. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Hawks run away with Invitational Hawks run away with Invitational
23 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Max Kirsch, an IUP freshman from Ebensburg, hit an approach shot Monday on No. 2 at Chestnut Ridge Golf Course. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hopping into spring
23 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
After a long day of landscaping and digging trees, the sun seemed to hang on the horizon for hours. Finally, as the day grew dark, I called it quits and headed for the house. [Read More]
MARION CENTER 5, HOMER-CENTER 2 -- Stingers send Wildcats to fifth straight loss MARION CENTER 5, HOMER-CENTER 2 -- Stingers send Wildcats to fifth straight loss
23 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
MARION CENTER — The baseball field at Marion Center Community Park wasn’t perfect on Monday, and neither were the two teams playing on it. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: The other Yellow Creek offers quality trout fishing
23 hours ago -
Mention Yellow Creek in regard to fishing around here and you’ll likely invoke images of trout fishing along a local creek, or perhaps bass fishing within a 750-acre lake. But as with many streams in the state, there are often several with the same name. [Read More]
IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks win Spadafora Invitational by 10 strokes
23 hours ago -
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — With blustery conditions for the second and final round of the 51st annual Cecil Spadafora Invitational at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Course, IUP certainly wasn’t going to repeat its first-round performance in which three players shot in the 60s. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Ligonier hands Blairsville first loss
23 hours ago -
Ligonier Valley’s Luke Ferlin ripped a three-run double in the seventh inning to lift the Rams to a 7-5 win over previously unbeaten Blairsville in a Heritage Conference baseball game Monday at WyoTech Park. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Blairsville improves to 6-0
23 hours ago -
Blairsville outhit Ligonier Valley 11-2 and improved to 6-0 by notching a 13-3 win in a Heritage Conference softball game that was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule Monday. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Marabito earns PSAC honor
23 hours ago -
Brett Marabito, a Pitt Johnstown senior and a member of the final graduating class at Laurel Valley High School, was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division baseball athlete of the week. [Read More]
TENNIS: IUP reaches PSAC semifinals
23 hours ago -
IUP advanced to the semifinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s tennis tournament with a 5-1 victory over Mercyhurst at the Maple Street Courts on Monday. [Read More]
TRACK & FIELD: Indiana sweeps junior high meet
23 hours ago -
HARRISON CITY — Indiana beat Penn-Trafford, 71-52, in the girls’ meet and 69 1/2 -53 1/2 in the boys’ meet in junior high track and field action Monday. [Read More]

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Houses, destroyed in March blaze, demolished Houses, destroyed in March blaze, demolished
22 hours ago -
Ron Marsh, owner of Marsh Contracting in Clymer, tore down two rental properties Monday in the 500 block of South Seventh Street in Indiana that had been gutted by an early morning fire on March 4. [Read More]
Creekside man sentenced
22 hours ago -
A Creekside man was sentenced Friday to a term in a state prison for sex offenses involving a 9-year-old girl. [Read More]
Crash under investigation Crash under investigation
23 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Indiana Borough police were summoned to a two-vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Philadelphia Street this morning. [Read More]
Area man charged with theft
23 hours ago -
State police in Punxsutawney have charged a man with stealing at least $60,000 worth of material from a Jefferson County machine shop. [Read More]
Police: Mom admits to killing her 6 infants
23 hours ago -
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. [Read More]
Stabbing suspect made phone threats, police say
23 hours ago -
MURRYSVILLE — Detectives believe a boy charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security guard at his Pittsburgh-area high school threatened two students by phone before the attack, according to a search warrant. Neither was one of the victims. [Read More]
Suspect had no history of violence
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism. [Read More]
Sheriff placed under house arrest
23 hours ago -
A judge has put a western Pennsylvania sheriff under house arrest and ordered him to give up 700 personal firearms for a bail violation. [Read More]
Choir founder faces 1,100 more counts
23 hours ago -
EAST STROUDSBURG (AP) — The founder of a northeastern Pennsylvania boys choir charged with rape is facing 1,100 additional counts. [Read More]
Feds file charges in shoe-throwing
23 hours ago -
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort. [Read More]

All Family News

 
WEDDING: Joy Buendia and Gabriel Altman WEDDING: Joy Buendia and Gabriel Altman
22 hours ago -
Joy Enriquez Buendia and Gabriel Joseph Altman were united in marriage on March 17, 2014, at Casa Feliz in Winter Park, Fla., by Pastor Joseph Altman. [Read More]
BIRTH: Danica Jayne and Natalia Joy Shotter
23 hours ago -
Danica Jayne and Natalia Joy Shotter were born on Jan. 19, 2014, at Magee-Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 15
23 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
23 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 14, 2014: [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Joe and Carol Prebish 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Joe and Carol Prebish
2 days ago -
Joe and Carol Prebish will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. [Read More]
Scouts attain Eagle rank Scouts attain Eagle rank
2 days ago -
Troop 115 of Commodore congratulated four of its troop members who recently reached the rank of Eagle Scout. [Read More]
SENIOR VOLUNTEER: Mary Verba SENIOR VOLUNTEER: Mary Verba
2 days ago -
Community Action Inc. recently named Mary Verba, of Armagh, to be the Indiana County Senior Corps-RSVP Volunteer of the Month for April. Mary has been a member of the Senior Corps-RSVP since October 2004, volunteering for Aging Services Inc.’s Armagh Senior Social Center. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 14
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 13
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Deep water thwarts search for plane
23 hours ago -
PERTH, Australia — A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said today. [Read More]
Police: Mom admits to killing her 6 infants
23 hours ago -
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies. [Read More]
Stabbing suspect made phone threats, police say
23 hours ago -
MURRYSVILLE — Detectives believe a boy charged with stabbing 21 other students and a security guard at his Pittsburgh-area high school threatened two students by phone before the attack, according to a search warrant. Neither was one of the victims. [Read More]
Post, Guardian receive Pulitzers for NSA reporting
23 hours ago -
NEW YORK — The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker Edward Snowden. [Read More]
Hungry couples more likely to squabble, study finds
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right. [Read More]
Suspect had no history of violence
23 hours ago -
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism. [Read More]
Tributes planned for Boston
23 hours ago -
BOSTON (AP) — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them. [Read More]
Chances of IRS audit lowest in years
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — As millions of Americans race to meet today’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. [Read More]
AP veteran to lead Pa., N.J. news
23 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran news leader and innovative newsroom manager for The Associated Press has been named news editor for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. [Read More]
Sheriff placed under house arrest
23 hours ago -
A judge has put a western Pennsylvania sheriff under house arrest and ordered him to give up 700 personal firearms for a bail violation. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: A regionwide response to school violence
2 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
5 days 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]
Letter to the Editor: Arming teachers raises new worries
5 days ago -
The “As I see it” column by Mark Zilinskas last Friday (“Back White’s bill on arming teachers”) raises a tough issue: Should teachers be armed on school property? I agree with him ... I disagree with him. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rep. Shuster should check on the 'real facts'
5 days ago -
Several weeks ago my wife and I watched an ad on TV that claimed Art Halvorson (running against Bill Shuster) had received $500,000 in taxpayer subsidies from farms in Iowa and Bedford. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Questions linger about firing of IUP coach
1 week ago -
The University of Louisiana-Monroe hired former IUP head women’s basketball coach Jeff Dow as its head coach last week. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Negative campaign a disappointment
1 week ago -
For a short time, the information that Rep. Bill Shuster was releasing about Art Halvorson had me concerned, because it seemed to contradict my impression of Mr. Halvorson as a candidate with honesty and integrity. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
1 week ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Farmers market would disturb grieving families
1 week ago -
After reading recent letters to the editor urging borough residents to support a move of the downtown farmers’ market in Indiana to IRMC Park on North Seventh Street, I felt compelled to respond. [Read More]

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