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Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson tonight in the event of more violence.

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Students collect food, money for Love Basket Students collect food, money for Love Basket
6 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Students as Horace Mann Elementary School in Indiana recently collected more than 1,100 food items for the Indiana County Love Basket food drive. [Read More]
Dr. Balewick honored as Rural Health Hero Dr. Balewick honored as Rural Health Hero
6 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
Dr. Donna Balewick, assistant director of emergency services at Indiana Regional Medical Center, received the 2014 Rural Health Hero of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health at a ceremony Wednesday at IRMC. [Read More]
Martin's donates to ICCAP Martin's donates to ICCAP
6 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Martin's Food Store in White Township recently presented $1,000 of food provided through customer donations to the Indiana County Community Action Program’s food bank. [Read More]
IUP and library team up for nutrition literacy IUP and library team up for nutrition literacy
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The Indiana Free Library recently partnered with nutrition and dietetic students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania to hold a nutrition and literacy fair. [Read More]
CLUB NEWS: Todd Bird Club reports activities
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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]
Special community worship service set
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GLEN CAMPBELL — The greater Glen Campbell community will gather at 7 p.m. Wednesday, continuing a tradition which has lasted for many years, to share in an ecumenical Thanksgiving worship service at the Roman Catholic Church of the Resurrection, Glen Campbell. [Read More]
Hands-on program to introduce snakes, frogs, salamanders Hands-on program to introduce snakes, frogs, salamanders
6 hours ago -
Naturalist April Claus will provide an introduction to things that creep and slither during a hands-on interactive program next month on Pennsylvania reptiles and amphibians. [Read More]
Area agencies have opportunities for volunteers
7 hours ago -
Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Swing for a Cause set for Saturday
7 hours ago -
Swing for a Cause, the third annual Swing and Oldies Music Show, sponsored by the Philanthropic Educational Organization, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday ... [Read More]
Farm bureau elects president
1 day ago -
Westmoreland County dairy farmer Richard “Rick” Ebert has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. [Read More]

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JEFF KNAPP: It's easy to tie bucktail jigs
7 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
After applying a coat of super glue to the collar wrap of thread, I removed the bucktail (deer hair) jig from the vise and hung it from the edge of a cup, along with a dozen others I’d tied during the evening session. I couldn’t help but wonder what adventures were in store for them. [Read More]
Koren had an easy pick with Colgate Koren had an easy pick with Colgate
7 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
It was an easy decision for Chelsey Koren. It’s what she’s been working toward since elementary school, so when she received an offer to play Division I basketball at the school she fell in love with, the chase was over. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks set for Education Day IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks set for Education Day
7 hours ago -
The IUP women’s basketball program will welcome more than 1,500 local students to its inaugural Education Day on Wednesday against Shepherd. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Indians named to all-conference teams
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Six Indiana High School football players were chosen for the WPIAL Class AAA Greater Allegheny Conference all-conference team. [Read More]
Game officials check bears at Homer City Game officials check bears at Homer City
7 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials checked the weight of a bear Saturday at the check station at the Homer City Fire Hall. [Read More]
IYHA team scores two wins
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The Bantam A Minor Gold Division team of the Indiana Youth Hockey Association scored a pair of wins over the weekend. [Read More]
Soccer team wins cup Soccer team wins cup
1 day ago -
The Indiana Thunder Hawks, the Indiana Area Soccer Boosters’ U-14 girls team, won the Larry Leggett Memorial Cup recently in Monroeville. [Read More]
IUP 82, SETON HILL 64: Hawks stay on hot streak IUP 82, SETON HILL 64: Hawks stay on hot streak
3 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
GREENSBURG — When the IUP Crimson Hawks need to feel a little more secure, they call their Daddy. [Read More]
IUP 73, SETON HILL 64: Hawks women stay unbeaten IUP 73, SETON HILL 64: Hawks women stay unbeaten
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
GREENSBURG — While IUP experienced its share of lapses Saturday, when crunch time came, the unbeaten Crimson Hawks closed the door on a feisty Seton Hill team. [Read More]
IUP CROSS COUNTRY: Ofman moves on to NCAAs IUP CROSS COUNTRY: Ofman moves on to NCAAs
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Senior Ray Ofman earned an individual berth in the NCAA championships, but the IUP men’s cross country team just missed out as they competed in the 2014 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships on Saturday in Slippery Rock. [Read More]

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Dane Castle damaged by fire Dane Castle damaged by fire
6 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
PINE TOWNSHIP — The landmark Dane Castle near Strongstown was damaged Monday afternoon when fire started during a roof-repair job, a fire official said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Ali Alobadi, 19, an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student from Pottstown, Montgomery County, was charged Friday by IUP campus police with theft and receiving stolen property in connection with an incident at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Elkin Hall dormitory. [Read More]
State police to check child seats
7 hours ago -
State police at Indiana will conduct a free child passenger safety seat check from 2 to 5:30 p.m. today at the Indiana Fire Department’s west station along South Ben Franklin Road, White Township. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Stacey Keith, of Dayton, Armstrong County, slid on ice on Indiana Road near Bridge Street, then hit a concrete monument along the side of the road at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, state police reported. [Read More]
Jury clears officer in deadly shooting Jury clears officer in deadly shooting
7 hours ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass this morning after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. [Read More]
Most police shootings don't end in prosecutions
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges makes his case the latest in a long line of police shootings that show the latitude that the law and the courts give law enforcement in using deadly force. [Read More]
Driver fatigue may have caused California bus crash Driver fatigue may have caused California bus crash
7 hours ago -
REDDING, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that overturned in California, killing one man and injuring at least 30 other passengers, might have been fatigued, authorities said Monday. [Read More]
U.Va. frat leader says he's sickened by gang-rape allegations
7 hours ago -
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A fraternity leader at the University of Virginia said Monday that a female student’s account of being gang-raped by seven men during a party made him “sick to my stomach.” [Read More]
A look at what's ahead in the Ferguson case A look at what's ahead in the Ferguson case
7 hours ago -
A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain. [Read More]
Protesters of Ferguson decision flood U.S. streets Protesters of Ferguson decision flood U.S. streets
7 hours ago -
Thousands of people in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York protested peacefully while others blocked traffic or clashed with police as anger flared over a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. [Read More]

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ENGAGEMENT: Jenna Irwin and Christopher Gizzi ENGAGEMENT: Jenna Irwin and Christopher Gizzi
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Ronald and Mona Irwin, of Clymer, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Leigh Irwin, to Christopher Alan Gizzi, son of Lawrence and Anna Marie Gizzi, of Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 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
7 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Nov. 24, 2014: [Read More]
90TH BIRTHDAY: Helen McCausland 90TH BIRTHDAY: Helen McCausland
1 day ago -
Helen McCausland will celebrate her 90th Birthday on Nov. 29, 2014. [Read More]
90th BIRTHDAY: Betty Hutchinson 90th BIRTHDAY: Betty Hutchinson
1 day ago -
Betty Hutchinson will celebrate her 90th birthday on Dec. 3. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 24
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Activity reported for the weekend at regional hospitals: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Lenape Tech
3 days ago -
FORD CITY — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first grading period at Lenape Tech: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 23
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Nov. 21, 2014: [Read More]

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Hagel's departure comes at tough time for Pentagon
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead. [Read More]
Jury clears officer in deadly shooting Jury clears officer in deadly shooting
7 hours ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass this morning after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. [Read More]
Most police shootings don't end in prosecutions
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges makes his case the latest in a long line of police shootings that show the latitude that the law and the courts give law enforcement in using deadly force. [Read More]
Iran leader denounces West over extension of nuclear talks
7 hours ago -
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader said today that Western powers will not be able to bring the country to its knees in nuclear talks; however, he gave his indirect approval for a continuation of those negotiations. [Read More]
Smith says he will keep options open
7 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — The western Pennsylvania Republican who’s presided over the state House for the past four years is about to retire, and says he’s keeping his options open. [Read More]
Storm may snarl Thanksgiving travel
7 hours ago -
MINEOLA, N.Y. — A nor’easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further inland. The exact track and severity of the storm had meteorologists on alert. [Read More]
New FDA rules will put calories on menus
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theater. [Read More]
Mother, son to open film studio
7 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother and son plan to open a 120,000-square-foot film studio in a former plastics plant in the Pittsburgh suburbs. [Read More]
Ex-Steeler eyes high court seat
7 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year. [Read More]
U.S. Steel to build new headquarters at Penguins' Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh U.S. Steel to build new headquarters at Penguins' Civic Arena site in Pittsburgh
7 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL’s Penguins. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Make Indiana a bike-friendly borough
3 days ago -
Just over two years ago, one of my best friends from elementary school was killed on impact when a bus struck her from behind while bicycling home one warm summer evening. Her name was Kelsey Rennebohm. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Great job, A-R students
3 days ago -
This is an Apollo-Ridge Viking Proud supporter saying a thank you to the football team, coaches, band, color guard, majorettes and cheerleaders for the outstanding season you had. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: ObamaCare: The lie of the land
3 days ago -
Jonathan Gruber, who thinks he is so clever, has it wrong. He did not fool us, the voters. Nor did he fool any Republicans in Congress — not one. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who's really got the mandate?
1 week ago -
Mandate, mandate, who’s got the mandate? Despite attempts to kill democracy through gerrymandering, voter suppression, and a partisan Supreme Court that opened the floodgates for obscene amounts of money to buy candidates, progressive thinkers always win — eventually. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: UM Kairos Response launches boycott
1 week ago -
United Methodist Kairos Response (UMKR) has announced a global boycott of six product lines produced in illegal Israeli settlements of the West Bank. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Clarifying the record on Rec Board funding
1 week ago -
As a former chair of the Indiana Recreation and Parks Board, I would like to clarify some grossly inaccurate comments given by Indiana school board President Tom Harley at the recent school board meeting concerning the budget for the Rec Department. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Protest vs. rioting: The way forward
1 week ago -
Throughout American history, protests and civil disobedience have played important roles. Around the world there have been countless examples of nonviolent movements that have changed the course of history: Martin Luther King and Gandhi are two examples. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Education of students takes top priority
1 week ago -
The results from the state performance scores were published in the Gazette on Nov. 7. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Grass-roots effort behind Dush victory
1 week ago -
District 66 residents of northern Indiana County are amazing! Giving Cris Dush an almost 3-to-1 margin of victory, these folks were truly “engaged” in this race. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Veterans to the fore of parade
2 weeks ago -
I attended the annual Veterans Day parade here in Indiana. I do think it is so important to recognize our veterans; however, I also think the parade lineup needs to be rearranged. [Read More]
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