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Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Full Story →

Humane society to open new shelter Humane society to open new shelter

Six years after it was proposed, and two years after construction started, the Indiana County Humane Society’s new animal shelter is about to become the temporary home for hundreds of dogs and cats.

- RANDY WELLS
Woman guilty of downloading child porn Woman guilty of downloading child porn

A Clymer woman faces a maximum of nine years in prison and could face sanctions under Megan’s Law after being convicted of charges related to child pornography Tuesday in Indiana County Court.

Man hailed for actions in deadly 422 crash Man hailed for actions in deadly 422 crash

PINE TOWNSHIP — Already injured when an out-of-control coal truck collided with his vehicle Tuesday morning near Strongstown, a Cambria County man climbed from the wreckage and helped to pull the driver from the coal truck as it was engulfed in fire.

- CHAUNCEY ROSS
Drug kingpin receives 20-year prison sentence

JOHNSTOWN — A Cambria County man regarded as a kingpin of a regional drug distribution network was ordered Tuesday to serve 20 years in federal prison and 10 years of probation following his release, after his conviction on multiple narcotics and money-laundering charges.

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BLAIRSVILLE: Businesses fighting to keep traffic light BLAIRSVILLE: Businesses fighting to keep traffic light
17 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
About 20 businesses and residents of Blairsville Borough are petitioning to keep a traffic light at South Spring and West Market streets in the borough. [Read More]
Group promotes pet population control project Group promotes pet population control project
17 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
The SNIPP group (Spay and Neuter Indiana Pa.’s Pets) was recently at the Coral-Graceton Fire Hall to spay or neuter 50 cats and dogs. [Read More]
IUP faculty to lend a hand during move-in day
17 hours ago -
Dozens of faculty members at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will welcome more than 1,000 first-year students Saturday as they move into residential suites on campus in preparation for the fall term that starts Monday. [Read More]
Route 219 updates to begin next week
17 hours ago -
Work will begin next week on a project to resurface approximately one mile of Route 219 in Cherry Tree Borough between Cambria and Clearfield counties. [Read More]
American Legion post selects new leadership American Legion post selects new leadership
17 hours ago -
The Saltsburg American Legion officers for 2014 were recently installed. [Read More]
Holiday craft show planned at Penn Run center
18 hours ago -
The Penn Run Christian Outreach Center will hold a holiday home and craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run. [Read More]
Agencies open doors to teen volunteers
18 hours ago -
Teens, did you know volunteer service can transfer to work experience and looks great on your college application? Volunteering is fun because you get to decide to work in a field that interests you. [Read More]
Photos of the Week Photos of the Week
2 days ago -
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Charles Adamchik, the Marion Center Area School District’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, told school directors Monday there are some positive findings in the raw data from the district’s student assessment tests. [Read More]
DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant
2 days ago - - SCOTT COOK
Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy is not only safe, it is essential. We can look at the implications of subluxation from a bio-mechanical, hormonal and neurological standpoint. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP ROUNDUP: Women's basketball team announces schedule
18 hours ago -
The IUP women’s basketball team will play 26 regular-season games in the 2014-15 season, with 13 teams set to visit the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Trojans nip ’Cats on courts
18 hours ago -
DERRY — The Derry High School girls’ tennis team swept the singles matches to score a 3-2 win over Kittanning in a WPIAL Section 3-AA match. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Already one of the most prolific wrestlers in Blairsville High School history, Drew Doak still has dreams of reaching the heights of his uncle, Matt Doak, on the college mats. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll
2 days ago -
Expectations are high for the IUP football team — and that extends beyond the locker room. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Small streams have several attractions
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
It was the first time I’d actually laid eyes on the stream. For Aug. 16 its flow was pretty good. I continued across the bridge and pulled into a convenient turnout. Within a few minutes I’d donned hip boots, put on my sling pack and strung-up my 3-weight fiberglass fly rod. [Read More]
Arbor Pros scores first win
2 days ago -
Arbor Pros earned its first win of the season by defeating Bowman’s Coins, 7-3, in an Indiana Over-40 Baseball League game Sunday. [Read More]
Club holds benefit shoot Club holds benefit shoot
2 days ago -
The Rochester Mills Rod and Gun Club held a benefit archery shoot Sunday. [Read More]
Course set for soccer referees
2 days ago -
PA West will hold a referee training course from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Derry drops season opener
2 days ago -
NORTH HUNTINGTON — Derry fell to Norwin, 5-0, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Monday. [Read More]
Eagles league seeks bowlers
2 days ago -
The Eagles Friday Night Mixed League needs bowlers for this season. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG
17 hours ago -
Indiana Borough police were told that two men parked a gray, extended-cab truck in the parking lot at Sheetz, 380 Philadelphia Street, at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday and offered to sell meat products to people in the area. [Read More]
Man accused in home attack
17 hours ago -
COWANSHANOCK TOWNSHIP — A Rural Valley man burglarized a home early Tuesday in Yatesboro, Armstrong County, and tried to attack an 18-year-old woman with a hatchet, state police reported. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
18 hours ago -
State police reported that two people were injured in a collision at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 954 just north of the Route 56 intersection. [Read More]
LOST & FOUND
18 hours ago -
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — Someone discovered a gold BMX bicycle between 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday along Old Indiana Road near Josephine, and turned it over to state police. [Read More]
Tensions overnight ease in Ferguson
18 hours ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke. [Read More]
Two burglary suspects jump into river
18 hours ago -
NEW CASTLE (AP) — Police said they have arrested one suspect in the burglary of a western Pennsylvania jewelry and precious metals store, but are unsure whether the other drowned or somehow escaped after diving into a river. [Read More]
Boyfriend, DUI suspect shared cell
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The boyfriend of a woman fatally run down by an alleged drunken driver unwittingly shared a police holding cell with the suspect after his girlfriend’s death. [Read More]
Man booked with mug shot T-shirt
18 hours ago -
MADISON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot. [Read More]
Starvation factor in death, coroner says
18 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A coroner said starvation and dehydration were factors in the death of a 9-year-old boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of a central Pennsylvania home. [Read More]
Perry booked after indictment
18 hours ago -
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pressing forward after a criminal indictment with a smiling mug shot and an ice cream run. [Read More]

All Family News

 
WEDDING: Laura Merle and Tyler Hughes WEDDING: Laura Merle and Tyler Hughes
17 hours ago -
Laura Renee Merle, of Seward, and Tyler David Hughes, of New Florence, were united in marriage on June 28, 2014, at Belmont United Methodist Church, Johnstown. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 20
18 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
18 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 19, 2014: [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson
2 days ago -
Michael “Mike” and Catherina “Kitty” (Gregory) Popson, of Indiana, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 19
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, Aug. 18 2014: [Read More]
WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti
3 days ago -
Dr. Michele Lynne Stossel and Gregory Vincent Gigliotti were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5 in a double-ring ceremony at SS. Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church, Punxsutawney, with Monsignor Joseph Ricardo and Father Greg Passauer officiating. [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthday, Aug. 18
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish this Gazette reader a happy birthday when you see him today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthdays, August 17
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Tensions overnight ease in Ferguson
18 hours ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke. [Read More]
ISIS militants behead U.S. journalist in Iraq
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. [Read More]
Driller fined for gas release
18 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Democrats say party neglect hurting Obama
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The meeting in the Oval Office in late June was called to give President Barack Obama and the four top members of Congress a chance to discuss the unraveling situation in Iraq. [Read More]
Security seals slum in Liberia to slow Ebola
18 hours ago -
MONROVIA, Liberia — Security forces deployed today to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents. [Read More]
Two burglary suspects jump into river
18 hours ago -
NEW CASTLE (AP) — Police said they have arrested one suspect in the burglary of a western Pennsylvania jewelry and precious metals store, but are unsure whether the other drowned or somehow escaped after diving into a river. [Read More]
Boyfriend, DUI suspect shared cell
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The boyfriend of a woman fatally run down by an alleged drunken driver unwittingly shared a police holding cell with the suspect after his girlfriend’s death. [Read More]
Public funeral held for Masloff
18 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A public funeral was set for former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff, who died Sunday at age 96. [Read More]
Man booked with mug shot T-shirt
18 hours ago -
MADISON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot. [Read More]
Starvation factor in death, coroner says
18 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A coroner said starvation and dehydration were factors in the death of a 9-year-old boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of a central Pennsylvania home. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: No time or money for political drivel
2 days ago -
In response to the Aug 11 “As I see it” column by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and Sunday’s response by Gordon Knox: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: House lawsuit has questionable motives
2 days ago -
On Aug. 11, the Gazette carried an explanation by Congressman Bill Shuster (“The rights of many over the will of one”) regarding the House lawsuit against President Obama. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Complaints about transit service
4 days ago -
I had an appointment one morning for Dr. Nesper at 9 a.m. I had called the transit and ordered the transit to get me there on time. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: President fails to lead on immigration issue
4 days ago -
President Barack Obama refuses to secure our southern border and as such we are being flooded with tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Focus on state needs, not suing Obama
4 days ago -
In response to Monday’s op-ed by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, “The rights of many over the will of one”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Son Day was wonderful
6 days ago -
Clymer and other towns nearby are often mentioned in The Indiana Gazette in articles about activities that are not condoned by law enforcement or most citizens. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
6 days 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: Triathlon organizers grateful for support
1 week ago -
The 18th annual Jackie Kallal Triathlon was very successful in spite of the fact that there were fewer participants this year than in the recent past. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: My dad would make a great state rep
1 week ago -
I have never seen my dad, Kevin Freeberg, happier than when he is recalling memories of helping kids during his 34-year tenure as an Indiana schoolteacher. That is, until he joined the campaign for state representative of the 62nd District. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing a school beyond reasoning?
1 week ago -
The summer 2014 issue of the IASD Indiana Reporter has been published and distributed, and, if they believe their reasoning for not moving the fifth grade and closing a school makes sense, it doesn’t to me. [Read More]

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