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Judge Rega suspended after traffic incident

Judge Rega suspended after traffic incident

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

Officials have placed Magisterial District Court Judge Jennifer Rega on administrative leave while state police complete an investigation of a traffic incident that involved Rega last weekend.

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Classic autos to go on the block at KCAC Classic autos to go on the block at KCAC
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Steel Gavel Auctions’ inaugural collector car/memorabilia auction will be held Saturday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in White Township. [Read More]
Photos of the Week Photos of the Week
5 hours ago - - TOM PEEL, JAMIE EMPFIELD, TERI ENCISO, JAMES J. NESTOR
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers. [Read More]
American Legion welcomes regional officials American Legion welcomes regional officials
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The Western Pennsylvania regional group of the American Legion recently met at American Legion Post 141, Indiana. [Read More]
Indiana Players present 'Rabbit Hole' Indiana Players present 'Rabbit Hole'
5 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
The Indiana Players will be presenting “Rabbit Hole,” the opening play of the season. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Candidates Night set Candidates Night set
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The League of Women Voters of Indiana County will host Candidates Night on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Aging Services’ Oak Place Community Center at 1055 Oak St., Indiana. [Read More]
Grocery auction scheduled
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SPRUCE — A benefit grocery auction for the Spruce Community Center will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the center, Route 580 and Grisemore Road, between Uniontown and Pine Flats. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Ox Hill Fair meeting set
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The annual meeting of the Ox Hill Community Agricultural Fair will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the fair building. [Read More]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Liquor license denial affirmed
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council Tuesday adopted a resolution formally denying a request made in August to transfer a liquor license into the borough for a proposed new restaurant. [Read More]

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Pennington following the family ways on the track Pennington following the family ways on the track
5 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
Tyler Pennington doesn’t just love driving his junior dragster. In his family, racing has become a way of life. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' SOCCER: IHS snaps losing skid HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' SOCCER: IHS snaps losing skid
5 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Lorraine Yerger netted the lone goal early in the first half to help Indiana snap a seven-match losing skid and earn a 1-0 win over Derry in a WPIAL Section 1-AA girls’ soccer match Wednesday at the Fifth Street Complex. [Read More]
Vikings off to a hot start with two-QB system Vikings off to a hot start with two-QB system
5 hours ago - - ELI NELLIS
John Skiba admits it: He didn’t know if it would work out. [Read More]
CROSS COUNTRY: Bobcats serve PM a little home cooking
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The Blairsville Bobcats finally found a place to call home. [Read More]
FIELD HOCKEY: Warriors crush IUP
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High-powered East Stroudsburg was just too much for IUP on Wednesday, and the visiting Warriors left Miller Stadium with a 4-0 victory in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference field hockey match. [Read More]
Yackuboskey wins football contest
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Kathy Yackuboskey, of Homer City, won the third edition of the Gazette’s weekly football contest. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana golfers top qualifier
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Indiana’s C.J. Hughes and Kyle Grube took the top two spots at Wednesday’s WPIAL Division 1 Section 1 Individual Qualifier at Indiana Country Club to advance to the WPIAL semifinals. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Bujdos playing for spot in states
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FOX CHAPEL — Indiana’s Lucy Bujdos advanced to the WPIAL semifinals before losing to the top seed in the Class AA tennis tournament at Shady Side Academy on Wednesday. [Read More]
SOCCER: Indiana ties in junior high game
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Indiana settled for a 1-1 tie against Yough in a junior high girls’ soccer game Wednesday. [Read More]
CROSS COUNTRY: Indiana girls split meet
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Indiana split with Greensburg Salem and Norwin in the girls’ meet and dropped both ends of the boys’ meet in junior high cross country action Wednesday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]

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Man dies in wreck
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MANOR TOWNSHIP — A Kittanning man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a collision of a car and a sport utility vehicle on Business Route 422 just outside of Kittanning, state police reported. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police reported an Indiana woman helped her daughter to sell Girl Scout cookies earlier this year but failed to turn in the money to the Girl Scouts office. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported that a truck driven by a 17-year-old boy from Homer City and a sport utility vehicle driven by Marie Price, 67, of Indiana, were involved in a collision at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday on Indian Springs Road at Timbersprings Drive. [Read More]
Police continue to search for ambush suspect Police continue to search for ambush suspect
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Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks. [Read More]
Ohio prosecutors mull charges in ice bucket prank
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing evidence to determine if charges should be filed against five northeast Ohio teenagers accused of dumping urine and tobacco over the head of an autistic boy who thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser. [Read More]
Police detail charges against stabbing suspect Police detail charges against stabbing suspect
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Investigators relied on a fundamental of police work to track down a man suspected of stabbing another in a confrontation Sunday afternoon in Indiana. [Read More]
Bicyclist hit by car, sent for treatment of injuries Bicyclist hit by car, sent for treatment of injuries
1 day ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
A bicycle rider was sent to Allegheny General Hospital for treatment of head and leg injuries Tuesday after the bicycle and a car collided at Eleventh and Philadelphia streets, Indiana Borough police reported. [Read More]
Police probe strong-arm robbery
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Intruders held an Indiana resident at bay with a hammer early today and robbed the residence of cash and other property, Indiana Borough police reported. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police discovered a raucous party in progress at a house near the police station at 11:17 p.m. Aug. 29 and have filed citations against four people they said were responsible for the crowd. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported that a station wagon driven by Robert Ashcom, of New Florence, and a car driven by Brendon Layton, of Homer City, collided at 12:52 p.m. Monday on Route 22 at Clay Pike. [Read More]

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2ND BIRTHDAY: Nicholas Matolyak 2ND BIRTHDAY: Nicholas Matolyak
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Nicholas Matolyak celebrated his second birthday Aug. 19 with an Elmo-themed party. His big brother Benjamin and his family helped him celebrate. [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Reese Brown 2ND BIRTHDAY: Reese Brown
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Reese Lyn Brown, daughter of Brent and Lexi Benamati Brown, of Warsaw, Va., celebrated her second birthday on Aug. 9, 2014. A Dora the Explorer-themed party was held in her honor ... [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, Sept. 18
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 17, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 17
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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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Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 17 [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 16
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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, Sept. 15, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 15
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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]

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Australia police: Raids thwarted terror plot Australia police: Raids thwarted terror plot
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SYDNEY — Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney today. [Read More]
Police continue to search for ambush suspect Police continue to search for ambush suspect
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Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks. [Read More]
House backs Obama on aid for Syrian rebels
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s request for congressional backing to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria is halfway home after its easy approval by the GOP-controlled House. [Read More]
Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes, study finds
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NEW YORK — Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. [Read More]
Fed plans to keep key rate low Fed plans to keep key rate low
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is in no hurry to raise interest rates. [Read More]
NASA's Maven spacecraft to reach Mars this weekend
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mars, get ready for another visitor or two. [Read More]
Ohio prosecutors mull charges in ice bucket prank
6 hours ago -
CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors are reviewing evidence to determine if charges should be filed against five northeast Ohio teenagers accused of dumping urine and tobacco over the head of an autistic boy who thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser. [Read More]
Scots vote on whether to break from UK
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EDINBURGH, Scotland — Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands today as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage with England that built an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided. [Read More]
Americans endure unwanted care near death, report shows
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday. [Read More]
School district police stock up on gear
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LOS ANGELES — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. [Read More]

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Letter to the editor: Freeberg has a vision for Pennsylvania
3 days ago -
Pennsylvania House candidate Kevin Freeberg has a vision and plan for education, jobs and the economy, and tax relief. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Decision on liquor license questioned
5 days ago -
I work and reside in Indiana Borough. I am also the owner of the building that I intended to lease to Mr. Reilly for his restaurant. Indiana Borough council recently denied the transfer of Mr. Reilly’s owned and approved alcohol license to my building, and I feel there are a couple of misconceptio [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Thanks for successful poppy campaign
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On behalf of all the members of Indiana VFW Post 1989 and its Ladies Auxiliary, I want to thank the management of the Walmart super center, Giant Eagle supermarket and Tate’s Market in Clymer for allowing our members to distribute the poppies at their places of business. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Attack culture stalls political progress
1 week ago -
The world of politics changed forever with the onset of cable news networks and the Internet — news cycles once flush with stories thoroughly researched are now dominated by talking heads and bloggers focused on ratings rather than accuracy. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: County needs homeless shelters
2 weeks ago -
I have heard and read about fundraisers for various groups, etc. I think it is so wonderful that there are people who care about others and not just themselves. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rejection of liquor license welcome, but hypocritical
2 weeks ago -
Does Philadelphia Street need another bar/restaurant? No. [Read More]
As I See It: A Pennsylvania solution to health care As I See It: A Pennsylvania solution to health care
2 weeks ago -
As attorney general and now as governor, Gov. Tom Corbett has continually fought against Obamacare. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: GOP waiting for 'pennies from heaven'
2 weeks ago -
It’s time to think about November’s midterm elections and what your vote can accomplish. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Welcome to Indiana thanks its supporters
2 weeks ago -
On behalf of the Welcome to Indiana board of directors, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to those people who have given generously over many years in support of our efforts to maintain the six “Welcome to Indiana” signs. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Clean power plan protects jobs
2 weeks ago -
The Indiana County commissioners have no proof that EPA limits on carbon dioxide pollution will “cost more than 200,000 jobs.” (“Commissioners ask EPA to revise plan,” Aug. 28). [Read More]
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