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Steelers to retire Hall of Famer Greene's No. 75

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are retiring Hall of Fame defensive end Joe Greene's number No. 75.

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County jobless rate drops to 5.1 percent
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The June seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Indiana County fell one-half percent to 5.1 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. [Read More]
Man named as Lion of the Year Man named as Lion of the Year
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The Indiana Lions Club selected King Lion James R. Irwin as the recipient of the 2013-14 Lion of the Year award at a club meeting Monday. [Read More]
Upcoming community events announced
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The Gazette today presents this roundup of fundraising events, dinners, family days, senior citizen meetings, dances, class reunions and other events planned in the coming days and weeks in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Area agencies welcome youth volunteers
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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]
SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS
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Be sure to include your community- and youth-oriented sports teams' and young athletes' accomplishments on the Indiana County Sports page on The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
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Here's your home page for all the Penns Manor area news! Get the latest from Clymer, Penn Run and Strongstown. What's happening in Heilwood? The lowdown in Nolo? [Read More]
INDIANA AREA: Board hires 13 new teachers for 2014-15 INDIANA AREA: Board hires 13 new teachers for 2014-15
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The Indiana Area School District will welcome at least 13 new faculty members to the classrooms when the 2014-15 school year begins next month. [Read More]
IRMC eyes regional network with Punxsutawney, Clarion hospitals IRMC eyes regional network with Punxsutawney, Clarion hospitals
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Indiana Regional Medical Center is joining with two other area hospitals in an effort to maintain a high quality of care and to contain costs. [Read More]
S&T Bancorp Inc. announces second-quarter earnings
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S&T Bancorp Inc., with headquarters in Indiana, has announced its second-quarter earnings for the year. [Read More]
Class receives first-place honors Class receives first-place honors
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The Indiana County Technology Center medical assistant class recently received first-place honors at the American Medical Technologist Quiz Bowl in Chicago. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: Blairsville forges tie in series
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Blairsville’s Ben Doak drove in the eventual game-winning run with an RBI sacrifice fly in the top of seventh inning to spoil a New Derry comeback in a 7-6 victory that tied their Indiana County League semifinal-round playoff series at one game apiece at New Derry Field on Tuesday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Three reach state tourney
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Norwin PAL totaled 10 runs in the seventh inning to best Hempfield East, 16-7, in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional Tournament on Tuesday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field in Punxsutawney. [Read More]
SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS
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Be sure to include your community- and youth-oriented sports teams' and young athletes' accomplishments on the Indiana County Sports page on The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach
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The IUP women’s basketball team landed a big name in its search for an assistant coach. The university announced Monday it has hired former Penn State and WNBA star Kelly Mazzante as the top assistant to head coach Tom McConnell. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: I-Medical ousted from regional tourney
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
I-Medical pitchers Joey DiPietro and Dylan Huey pitched gems in their team’s two most important games of the season Monday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field. [Read More]
Bovard takes 2-0 lead in series
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WEST LEBANON — Bovard backed a gem from Joel Martin and scored seven runs in the third inning to rout West Lebanon, 11-1, in Game 2 of the semifinal-round series of the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Monday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Pennsylvania tags a bargain
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With a nonresident brother, I have recently been versed in the extra effort and expense in obtaining Keystone State deer tags. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky
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The subject line on the email message was titled “ouch.” It was an appropriate tag for the cyber-sent image, one taken by my friend Mark, that depicted a Rapala X-Rap with two tines of a treble hook firmly embedded in my flesh. [Read More]
Run for the Trail race slated
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DILLTOWN — The Run for the Trail 7K run and 2-mile fun run will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. on the Ghost Town Trail. [Read More]
GOLF: Rapach, Huff ace holes
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Larry Rapach scored a hole-in-one Saturday at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. [Read More]

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Man facing charge of cruelty to animals
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EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — A Seward area man faces misdemeanor charges after police say he killed his pet cat in a fit of anger. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police found Guy Moslak, of Clymer, carrying a set of brass knuckles and some marijuana at 6:07 p.m. July 20 on the 100 block of Philadelphia Street, according to a report. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported that a car driven by Elaine Blair, of Indiana, and a sport utility vehicle driven by Carol Gemmell, of Indiana, collided at 4:52 p.m. Monday on South Ben Franklin Road at the entrance to Townfair Center. [Read More]
Neighbor's death ruled a homicide
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TURTLE CREEK (AP) — The Allegheny County medical examiner says a neighbor who died after he intervened in a fight between a couple next door is the victim of homicide. [Read More]
Police: Naked woman slashes 3
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McKEES ROCKS (AP) — Allegheny County Housing Authority police were trying to identify a naked woman who allegedly slashed or stabbed three other women in an apparent lovers’ quarrel at a public housing complex. [Read More]
Police wake up naked intruder
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed. [Read More]
Trafficking bust reveals worries
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WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
State police at Indiana are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 11 and 28 at Building 8 of The Grove apartment complex, 100 Grove Lane. [Read More]
Pastor faces sex assault charges
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ROSTRAVER (AP) — A youth pastor has been fired by a western Pennsylvania church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church building. [Read More]
Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking
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PHILADELPHIA — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: July 30
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers whey you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 29, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
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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, July 28, 2014 [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie
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Rich and Cindy Andrie, of Homer City, have announced the engagement of their son Joseph Richard Andrie to Stephanie Christine Lopez, of Las Cruces, N.M., daughter of Andres and Priscilla Lopez. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28
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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, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES
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The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]

All World News

 
Senate favors action on highway funding
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WASHINGTON — The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs. [Read More]
Surgeon general warns of skin cancer risks
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WASHINGTON — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. [Read More]
Feds sue PSP over fitness tests
9 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women. [Read More]
Shelling levels Gaza school Shelling levels Gaza school
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JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting today, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Endgame in Gaza could play out in several ways ANALYSIS: Endgame in Gaza could play out in several ways
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TEL AVIV, Israel — The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. [Read More]
Separatists lay mines near crash site Separatists lay mines near crash site
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DONETSK, Ukraine — International observers turned back today after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine. [Read More]
Russia's central bank vows to buffer effect of sanctions
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MOSCOW — Russia’s central bank promised to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble in Moscow today. [Read More]
Neighbor's death ruled a homicide
9 hours ago -
TURTLE CREEK (AP) — The Allegheny County medical examiner says a neighbor who died after he intervened in a fight between a couple next door is the victim of homicide. [Read More]
Waynesburg sees rain on Rain Day
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WAYNESBURG (AP) — It was just a sprinkle, but it counts enough for people in a southwestern Pennsylvania town to celebrate Rain Day. [Read More]
Grant helps 10 colleges team up
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Ten of Pennsylvania’s liberal arts colleges are teaming up — with the help of an $800,000 grant — to cut costs and improve their academic offerings. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: IndiGO buses valuable
5 days ago -
I ride the IndiGO buses. I use the Lavender bus. [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: A timely helping hand
2 weeks ago -
On Tuesday afternoon, July 8, our dairy farm was hit with a microburst-type storm. Our heifer barn was destroyed and five large trees were uprooted. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to kind stranger
2 weeks ago -
My 1-year-old son and I were shopping at Aldi on Saturday morning when their debit machines went down. I had some cash, but not enough to cover the transaction. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seniors disappointed in bus service
3 weeks ago -
A group of us from Clairvaux Commons recently decided to go to the Indiana Mall for lunch and shopping, which we had done many times in the past. We decided to take the 10:34 bus. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank you for support Orenda
3 weeks ago -
Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors for helping us make our 2014 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign a major success: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A double whammy for A-R
3 weeks ago -
Apollo-Ridge school board hit property owners with a double whammy on June 26 and not only by their vote to increase expenditures to $22.9 million, thus setting in motion a 2.1 mill increase for Armstrong County property taxpayers and a 3.3 mill increase for Indiana County residents. [Read More]
Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories
3 weeks ago -
“As soon as we crested the last hill on Route 56, I could see the glow in the sky. I knew we were going to have our hands full.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A lesson in trust
3 weeks ago -
Not long ago a couple of friends and I were in Homer City as volunteers for the Ramps of Hope ministry of the Indiana District of the United Methodist Church. We were taking measurements for a person who was in need of a ramp. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No regard for life; no help when needed
3 weeks ago -
It’s happened again. My husband and I came home to find something lying on the road. It turned out to be a tiny kitten, seriously injured but still alive. Some heartless idiot dumped it here, probably by throwing it out of the car, as people have done before. [Read More]
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