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A former area physician has won an appeal of a state prison sentence ordered in 2013 for his conviction for furnishing narcotics and cash to two of his patients in exchange for sex.

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WHITE TOWNSHIP: Budget includes no tax increase
2 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
The White Township supervisors passed the township’s 2015 budget Wednesday night with no changes to the tax structure, marking 43 years in the municipality with no real estate tax increase. [Read More]
Sunoco discussing pipeline project
3 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
EBENSBURG — Officials at Sunoco Logistics have begun negotiation with property owners and conducting informational meetings in areas where the new cross-state pipeline will be constructed. [Read More]
BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Budget holds line on taxes
3 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BLACK LICK — Owners of homes and properties along Penn Drive may see the biggest difference in their Burrell Township tax bills under a budget adopted Wednesday by the township’s board of supervisors. [Read More]
Christmas party held for area children Christmas party held for area children
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The Child Development and Family Studies Association at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Chevy Chase Community Center board of directors held a Christmas party for children Dec. 5. [Read More]
Breakfast with Santa held Breakfast with Santa held
3 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
Students from the Longview Elementary School, near Punxsutawney, recently visited the Mahoning Hills Social Center for a breakfast with Santa. [Read More]
Area fire companies elect 2015 officers
3 hours ago -
Area volunteer fire departments recently elected their officers for 2015. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
3 hours ago -
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]
Locals featured on 'American Pickers' Locals featured on 'American Pickers'
6 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS, TERI ENCISO
Family, friends and coworkers of Debbie and Stephen Palmer, of Shelocta, came together on Wednesday to watch “American Pickers,” featuring their Shelocta salvage yard. [Read More]
Salvation Army's Kettle bells keep ringing Salvation Army's Kettle bells keep ringing
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
A sluggish economy is making the Indiana County Salvation Army’s 2014 Red Kettle Campaign a little more of a challenge. [Read More]
Blairsville Borough council approves 2 mill tax increase Blairsville Borough council approves 2 mill tax increase
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville Borough council approved a 2 mill tax increase for 2015 on Tuesday on a 4 to 1 vote. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks stay unbeaten WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks stay unbeaten
2 hours ago - - Justin Gerwick
At times, a basketball hoop can look as small as the eye of a needle, and other times it can look as big as the ocean. [Read More]
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP finds rhythm in win COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP finds rhythm in win
2 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
For the IUP Crimson Hawks, it was just like starting over. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Bobcats have big night
3 hours ago -
Blairsville scored more than 20 points in each quarter, got big nights out of Cameron Livingston and Troy Williams, and posted a season high in points to rout host Purchase Line, 90-71, in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Wednesday night. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: IHS wrestlers lose to Burrell
3 hours ago -
LOWER BURRELL — Burrell capitalized on four forfeits and toppled Indiana, 54-15, in a WPIAL Class AA Section 3-B wrestling match Wednesday. [Read More]
HOCKEY: IHS shows resilience to force tie
3 hours ago - - ELI NELLIS
Most ties don’t really feel like plain old ties. [Read More]
On newsstands today: Hunter's Harvest On newsstands today: Hunter's Harvest
4 hours ago -
The Indiana Gazette again asked successful deer hunters to submit photos of their hunts during the antlered deer rifle season in Pennsylvania. More than 75 photos were received. [Read More]
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks soar in fast lane COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks soar in fast lane
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
When the IUP Crimson Hawks get in the fast lane, they’re hard to slow down and impossible to catch. Sometimes, though, they get caught moseying along in the slow lane. It happened at some point in each of IUP’s previous fives games, and the last two ended in losses. [Read More]
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP women spread the wealth in rout COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP women spread the wealth in rout
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
When IUP crashes the boards and clamps down defensively like it did against Mansfield, its best offensive weapon and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s leading scorer, Lindsay Stamp, can afford to have an off night. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: IHS rebounds from loss
1 day ago -
Indiana bounced back from its first loss of the season, pulling out a quality 58-51 road win over Mount Pleasant in a WPIAL Section 3-AAA girls’ basketball game on Tuesday night. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Wolves score first AAA victory
1 day ago -
West Shamokin got its first Class AAA section win in school history by whipping Derry, 47-28, in WPIAL Section 3-AAA action Tuesday night in NuMine. [Read More]

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Indiana businessman facing drug charges
3 hours ago -
An Indiana man and local business owner is facing drug charges in district court after police received cooperation from a confidential informant. [Read More]
Crews respond to house fire Crews respond to house fire
3 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Fire crews responded to a structure fire on Wednesday at 87 Musser St. in Green Township at about 2:55 p.m [Read More]
POLICE REPORT
3 hours ago -
State police said an unnamed 49-year-old White Township man was scammed for $700 Friday after using a loan website. [Read More]
Area fire companies elect 2015 officers
3 hours ago -
Area volunteer fire departments recently elected their officers for 2015. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
3 hours ago -
No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Warren Road at Woodridge Lane on Wednesday at 6:15 p.m., according to state police. [Read More]
AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect
3 hours ago -
BUTTE, Mont. — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found. [Read More]
DA criticizes Kane on handling of sting DA criticizes Kane on handling of sting
3 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Philadelphia’s district attorney packaged charges against two Democratic state lawmakers with a rare recrimination of a fellow prosecutor as he chided Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s earlier refusal to pursue charges in the case involving an undercover sting. [Read More]
Ax, machete, pill bottles found near rampage suspect
3 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA— Former Marines who served with a man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives said he fought constantly with her, although a Veterans Administration psychiatrist deemed him free of any suicidal or homicidal thoughts a week before the deadly rampage. [Read More]
Cops: Man killed and dismembered mom and stepdad Cops: Man killed and dismembered mom and stepdad
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A man was charged Wednesday with killing and dismembering his mother and stepfather, whose body parts were found in trash bags and containers inside their home. [Read More]
Police hope to ID head
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are hoping that a sketch artist’s rendering will help them identify the embalmed head of a woman found in the western Pennsylvania woods last week. [Read More]

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ENGAGEMENT: Janelle Smalley and Kevin Mathe ENGAGEMENT: Janelle Smalley and Kevin Mathe
2 hours ago -
Janelle Leigh Smalley and Kevin Joseph Mathe, of Greensburg, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
90TH BIRTHDAY: Lois Trainer 90TH BIRTHDAY: Lois Trainer
3 hours ago -
Lois Trainer will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday. She is a lifelong resident of Indiana and operated Trainer’s Beauty Shop for many years. [Read More]
1ST BIRTHDAY: Evan Matko 1ST BIRTHDAY: Evan Matko
3 hours ago -
Evan Raymond Matko celebrated his first birthday on Sept. 6, 2014, with an ocean-themed party with his big brother Ryan, big sister Julia, family and friends. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Dec. 18
3 hours ago -
If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Jenni Council and Jordan Michael Chandler ENGAGEMENT: Jenni Council and Jordan Michael Chandler
1 day ago -
Jordan Michael Chandler and Jenni Elizabeth Council have announced their engagement. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Gretchen Mitchell and Daniel Viderman ENGAGEMENT: Gretchen Mitchell and Daniel Viderman
1 day ago -
Gretchen Leigh Mitchell and Daniel Bruce Viderman, both of McMurray, are pleased to announce their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette reader birthdays: Dec. 17
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 -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Dec. 16, 2014: [Read More]
45th ANNIVERSARY: Robert C. and Jane Lute 45th ANNIVERSARY: Robert C. and Jane Lute
2 days ago -
Robert C. and Jane (Emigh) Lute, of Clymer, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Nov. 22. Their wedding was officiated by the Rev. James Fetterman at the Penns Manor Church of the Nazarene. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Dec. 16
2 days ago -
If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]

All World News

 
Sony cancels release of 'The Interview' Sony cancels release of 'The Interview'
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials have concluded that North Korea was “centrally involved” in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the studio canceled the release of a far-fetched comedy about the assassination of the North’s leader that is believed to have led to the cyberattack. [Read More]
McConnell pledges to stop Obama's coal regulations McConnell pledges to stop Obama's coal regulations
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama’s coal plant regulations, saying a White House “crusade” has devastated his state’s economy. [Read More]
Cuomo to ban fracking in New York Cuomo to ban fracking in New York
3 hours ago -
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York state because of concerns over health risks, ending years of uncertainty over the disputed method of natural gas extraction. [Read More]
AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect AP: Abused kids die as officials fail to protect
3 hours ago -
BUTTE, Mont. — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found. [Read More]
U.S., Cuba agree to renew relations U.S., Cuba agree to renew relations
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the opening of an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than a half-century. [Read More]
Fed takes 'patient' approach on interest rates
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is edging closer to raising interest rates from record lows given a strengthening U.S. economy. But it will be “patient” in deciding when to do so. [Read More]
DA criticizes Kane on handling of sting DA criticizes Kane on handling of sting
3 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Philadelphia’s district attorney packaged charges against two Democratic state lawmakers with a rare recrimination of a fellow prosecutor as he chided Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s earlier refusal to pursue charges in the case involving an undercover sting. [Read More]
Key elements of U.S. policy
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Cuba will begin taking steps to restore full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in more than half a century. [Read More]
Opponents face uphill battle to halt policy
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Opponents of President Barack Obama’s sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba have little chance of scuttling his effort in Congress. [Read More]
Cubans hope for better future with U.S.-Havana deal Cubans hope for better future with U.S.-Havana deal
3 hours ago -
HAVANA — Cubans cheered the surprise announcement that their country will restore relations with the United States, hopeful they’ll soon see expanded trade and new economic vibrancy even though the 53-year-old economic embargo remains in place for the time being. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: A belated thank-you to Dr. William Betts
1 day ago -
One always feels sad when you read someone’s obituary and wished you could have known about something in his life that you could have thanked him for while he still lived! [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
2 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: Staff at county humane society praised
4 days ago -
I would like to take a moment to thank members of the staff at the Indiana County Humane Society for their devotion and compassion for the animals that are housed at their facility. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Kudos for Pennsylvania Christmas tree industry AS I SEE IT: Kudos for Pennsylvania Christmas tree industry
6 days ago -
The holiday season is a time for family, friends … and Christmas trees! [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Use funds for education, not building
1 week ago -
The meaning of my letters about the school board’s misuse of facilities is totally misunderstood in a Nov. 16 letter by Julie and Gordon Knox (“Education of students takes top priority”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thomas column on Ferguson lacks balance
1 week ago -
In his Dec. 4 column, “Response: restitution, shaming,” Cal Thomas did indeed describe a despicable series of events in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Michael Brown made the wrong choice
1 week ago -
The commentators on the Gazette’s very fine editorial page say it better than I can, but here goes. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Many options considered for bike path
2 weeks ago -
The letter in Sunday’s paper concerning a proposed bike path through Indiana Borough raises important issues. The writer, however, has clearly not attended any of the meetings at which the idea has been discussed by the borough council, which is perfectly understandable. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Singalong to put Christ back in Christmas
2 weeks ago -
The holiday season is once again upon us, and 2014 is coming to a close. Thanksgiving and Black Friday have passed, and deer season is here. Christmas is the next big holiday that we will celebrate before we close out the year. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Leadership new, but will U.S. change course?
2 weeks ago -
The midterm elections are over and we have new leadership, but I wonder if it is enough to change America. [Read More]
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