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Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting

Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard-by-yard as it slides toward the ocean.

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It makes cents to stretch your dollars It makes cents to stretch your dollars
9 hours ago -
Here's your complete resource for money-saving and budget-stretching tips, recession-proofing and economy-busting ideas, and -- who knows -- maybe even your lucky numbers. [Read More]
Planners begin workshop series
23 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
The Indiana Community University District finished its first full day of workshops on Tuesday. [Read More]
INDIANA: School directors OK salary, benefits packages for administrators
23 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Indiana Area School District administrators have been granted overdue updates to their salary and benefit packages. [Read More]
Safety Awareness Workshop held by Arc Safety Awareness Workshop held by Arc
23 hours ago -
The Arc of Indiana County held a Safety Awareness Workshop on Oct. 15 at Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Historic ballets to be performed at IUP Historic ballets to be performed at IUP
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The Department of Theater and Dance and the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present “An Evening of Story Legends in Music and Dance” on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center. [Read More]
CLUB NEWS: Garden Club holds meeting
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A roundup of activities of local groups as submitted to The Indiana Gazette. Write to family@indianagazette.net to have your organization's reports included in the periodic club news column in the Gazette and on The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities available for teens Volunteer opportunities available for teens
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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]
Pancake breakfast planned
23 hours ago -
The Brush Valley Chapel will hold a pancake and sausage day Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. [Read More]
Veterans Day parade set
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The VFW Post #5821 and The American Legion Post #0407 will again sponsor the Veterans Day parade and program on Nov. 11 in Blairsville. [Read More]
Evergreen Conservancy to discuss rain gardens
23 hours ago -
The Evergreen Conservancy will hold its annual fall program Nov. 15 at the lodge at Blue Spruce Park at 7 p.m. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks jump up to fifth place IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks jump up to fifth place
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IUP improved by 14 strokes and moved up five spots to finish fifth in the Rock Barn Intercollegiate golf tournament hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks glad November is coming IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks glad November is coming
23 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Since he took over the IUP football program, Curt Cignetti has never lost a game in the month of November. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Rams ousted from playoffs
23 hours ago -
PHILIPSBURG — Ligonier Valley, the No. 3 seed in the District 6 Class AA girls’ volleyball playoffs, fell to No. 6-seeded Westmont Hilltop, 25-21, 25-21, 16-25, 25-23, in a quarterfinal match Tuesday evening at Philipsburg-Osceola High School. [Read More]
Piranhas take medals
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Luca and Yana Naronha finished first in every event they swam, leading the YMCA of Indiana County’s Piranhas swimming team as it opened its winter season at the New Castle Fall Classic Invitational at Youngstown State University last weekend. [Read More]
IYHA team scores win
1 day ago -
The Indiana Youth Hockey Association’s Pee Wee Red team defeated Butler Valley, 5-2, on Sunday. [Read More]
Indiana gets home game to start WPIAL playoffs Indiana gets home game to start WPIAL playoffs
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Indiana will open the playoffs at the best place imaginable: at home. [Read More]
IUP-Pitt tickets are on sale
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Tickets for IUP’s exhibition basketball game at Pitt on Friday at 7 p.m. are on sale at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
IUP sits in 10th-place tie
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HICKORY, N.C. — IUP finished the first round in a tie for 10th place in the Rock Barn Invitational golf tournament at Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Rock Barn Golf & Spa. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Rut is coming soon
2 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Dead deer along the road, particularly the high percentage of adult bucks, indicate that the rut approaches. [Read More]
5-year-old takes down buck 5-year-old takes down buck
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Caden McAnulty, 5, the son of Heather and Daniel McAnulty, shot his first buck, a 4-point, on Oct. 21 while hunting with his father near his home in Center Township. [Read More]

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Man sentenced for violating drug laws
23 hours ago -
JOHNSTOWN — A resident of Blairsville was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Johnstown to 24 months in prison and five years supervised release for his conviction on violating federal narcotics laws, according to U.S. Attorney David Hickton. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Homer City police are investigating an assault and attempted strong-arm robbery just before 10 p.m. Tuesday along Ridge Avenue. [Read More]
Man waives hearing in hospital shooting
23 hours ago -
YEADON — A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor returned fire appeared in court for the first time on Tuesday but waived his preliminary hearing. [Read More]
Bank robbery suspect pulls plea
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
The sentencing of an Indiana man for bank robbery was continued Monday after he withdrew a nolo contendere plea he entered in September. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Borough police reported that someone threw a rock at a second story window in the 1100 block of Church Street, causing it to shatter, sometime during the month of October, according to a report released Monday. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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An Indiana man suffered minor injuries after his motorcycle was struck from behind on Sunday at 5:45 p.m. on Route 286 at Abbey Road. [Read More]
Unmanned balloon helps in manhunt
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CANADENSIS (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say they are using a device similar to a weather balloon in their search for a suspect in the killing of a state trooper last month. [Read More]
Sheriff: School shooter invited victims to lunch Sheriff: School shooter invited victims to lunch
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MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday. [Read More]
Girl dies, 3 injured in ATV crash
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SUMMIT (AP) — A 4-year-old girl was killed and three children were injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in southwestern Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Police chase, shock naked man
2 days ago -
GLENSHAW (AP) — Police are asking for help identifying a man hospitalized after they say he ran naked through a Pittsburgh suburb. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 29
23 hours ago -
If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
23 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 28, 2014: [Read More]
How to send your family news to us How to send your family news to us
1 day ago -
Please follow these guides for sending birth, engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday and other announcements for the Family News section of The Indiana Gazette and The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 28
2 days ago -
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, Oct. 27, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 27
3 days ago -
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, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 26
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 25
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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, Oct. 24, 2014: [Read More]

All World News

 
Hawaii residents evacuate as slow-moving lava nears Hawaii residents evacuate as slow-moving lava nears
23 hours ago -
PAHOA, Hawaii — Jeff and Denise Lagrimas’ single-story home is just across the street from properties where lava from Kilauea volcano is expected to slither past on its way to the ocean. [Read More]
Syrian rebels enter border town from Turkey Syrian rebels enter border town from Turkey
23 hours ago -
MURSITPINAR, Turkey — A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town of Kobani from Turkey today on a mission to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria, activists and Kurdish officials said. [Read More]
Investigator quits over prostitution scandal
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The investigator who led the Department of Homeland Security’s internal review of the Secret Service’s 2012 prostitution scandal quietly resigned in August after he was implicated in his own incident involving a prostitute, according to current and former department officials. [Read More]
Three states to vote on legalizing pot
23 hours ago -
KEIZER, Ore. — Two years after voters in Colorado and Washington broke the ice as the first states to legalize sales of recreational marijuana to adults, residents of Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., will vote next week on ballot measures patterned on those of the two pioneers. [Read More]
Ebola czar's low-key status spurs criticism Ebola czar's low-key status spurs criticism
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible? [Read More]
Cause sought for rocket explosion Cause sought for rocket explosion
23 hours ago -
ATLANTIC, Va. — The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardou [Read More]
Council head pleads not guilty
23 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The president of Pittsburgh’s city council has pleaded not guilty to littering and harassment citations. [Read More]
Fed not expected to announce any policy shifts
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The global economy has stumbled, and financial markets have endured some stomach-churning moments. But that doesn’t mean the Federal Reserve plans any major policy shifts. [Read More]
Former Pa. Supreme Court Justice Melvin ends appeal, apologizes
23 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence. [Read More]
Penn State board votes down new look at 2012 report
23 hours ago -
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled, disappointing many who have criticized the report as deeply flawed and unfairly damaging to the institution. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Cast vote for integrity on Election Day
2 days ago -
As Election Day approaches, many voters have become aware of the need for fresh leaders willing to serve with integrity. On Election Day, I will vote for Democrat Kevin Freeberg, who has served the Indiana School District for 32 years as an instructor of American history and politics. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Candidate Dush responds to criticisms
2 days ago -
I want to address a couple of comments about me in a letter Thursday (“Voting for Democrat this time”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wolf, Freeberg offer refreshing alternative
3 days ago -
The election on Nov. 4 will be an important one, especially for Democrats. Typically, many individuals do not bother to vote during midterm elections. However, your vote counts and no matter where you live, it is essential that you exercise this right. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Smart voters in an era of polarization
3 days ago -
A smart voter will vote for the person who will represent them much like an attorney. You expect your attorney/representative to do research and develop public policy that will benefit his/her constituents. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Display of civic consciousness applauded
4 days ago -
The attendance at the Candidates’ Night Forum at Aging Services in Indiana on Tuesday night was heartening — a little over 360 people braving the rain and first cold night of the season. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: 'Beyond Poverty': Who wins?
4 days ago -
In his recent Gazette interview, state Rep. Dave Reed congratulated himself for having initiated Republican Policy Committee hearings around Pennsylvania on problems of poverty and producing a “preliminary report,” “Beyond Poverty.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Reed's leadership critical for our future
4 days ago -
Instead of stating political reasons to support a candidate for state representative, I will offer a practical point of view developed through firsthand experience. I support Dave Reed’s re-election because Indiana County needs his thoughtful leadership in Harrisburg. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Lax oversight of gas industry
4 days ago -
I am very concerned about the Marcellus shale natural gas industry’s fracking process and the potential for contaminating our drinking water. If this occurs, what do we do? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Money - It's a gas
4 days ago -
In 2011, the Marcellus Coalition commissioned a study that found there were 2,300 Marcellus wells in Pennsylvania that could produce almost 3.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. Comparable gas prices at that time were $3.62 per 1,000 cubic feet (October 2011 EIA wellhead price). [Read More]
EDITORIALS ELSEWHERE
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Excerpts from recent editorials in U.S. newspapers: [Read More]
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