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Fire leaves 4 homeless in Green Township

Fire leaves 4 homeless in Green Township

GREEN TOWNSHIP — Neighbors discovered a house ablaze while the residents were away Thursday afternoon, and the fast-moving flames swept through the house and destroyed it, a fire official said.

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INDIANA COUNTY: Commissioners hire human services director
11 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Lisa Spencer, of Indiana, was hired by the Indiana County commissioners Wednesday to be the new director of the Indiana County Department of Human Services. [Read More]
County budget would hold line on taxes
11 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County’s real estate taxes would remain the same next year under a 2015 general fund budget presented by the commissioners Wednesday. [Read More]
BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Supervisors adopt tentative budget BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Supervisors adopt tentative budget
11 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BLACK LICK — A proposed budget for the coming year calls for maintaining most current tax rates and shows $109,000 more in expenses than revenues for 2015 for Burrell Township. [Read More]
Light-up to extend to Vinegar Hill Light-up to extend to Vinegar Hill
11 hours ago -
Josh Ludwig, an employee for Don Huey Building and Remodeling, adorned a tree with lights on the Vinegar Hill steps ... [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Directors weigh options amid shrinking class sizes BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Directors weigh options amid shrinking class sizes
11 hours ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board delved deeper into the possibility of reconfiguring the district’s schools Wednesday, as data presented shows classes with fewer students on the rise. [Read More]
Homer City plans holiday festivities
11 hours ago -
HOMER CITY — An Old-fashioned Christmas in Homer City will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5. [Read More]
Junior High schedules 'Beatles' production this weekend Junior High schedules 'Beatles' production this weekend
11 hours ago -
Tempers flare between Eleanor Rigby, played by Angie Phillips, and Sgt. Joe Pepper, played by Parker Koons .... [Read More]
Open Door honors award recipients Open Door honors award recipients
11 hours ago -
The Open Door held its annual dinner Wednesday and honored a number of people with various awards. [Read More]
DAV furnishes meals for veterans DAV furnishes meals for veterans
11 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Indiana County Chapter 20 of the Disabled American Veterans carried out its direct-to-door food assistance program again this year. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
11 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]

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IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks place 11 on All-PSAC team IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks place 11 on All-PSAC team
11 hours ago -
IUP’s Drew Carswell, Walt Pegues, Karon Gibson and Kevin Clarke were chosen for the first team as the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference announced its postseason awards on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks find a way to win IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks find a way to win
11 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
In a long basketball season, a team has to find various ways to win. IUP did it with defense and an inside presence Wednesday night. [Read More]
Freshman scores key goal in Indiana's win Freshman scores key goal in Indiana's win
11 hours ago - - ELI NELLIS
Tyler Barker picked a great time to score his first varsity goal. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Bear check station moved
11 hours ago -
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s bear check station that has operated for many years at Yellow Creek State Park will move to the Homer City Fire Hall, 25 W. Church St., for the firearms bear season that begins Saturday. [Read More]
Indiana wins hockey game Indiana wins hockey game
11 hours ago -
Indiana defeated Penn-Trafford, 3-1, in a middle school hockey game Wednesday night at S&T Bank Arena. [Read More]
Wingard named scholar-athlete Wingard named scholar-athlete
12 hours ago -
NuMINE — Andrew Wingard, a senior at West Shamokin High School, has been named the Ding-A-Lings Sports Club’s scholar-athlete for October. [Read More]
IUP 83, OHIO VALLEY 43: Stamp hits mark in victory IUP 83, OHIO VALLEY 43: Stamp hits mark in victory
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
For a game-changing scorer like Lindsay Stamp, reaching the 1,000-point milestone for the first time in her basketball career brought out the emotional side of the IUP senior. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks wrap up 'tough year' IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks wrap up 'tough year'
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
The 2014 IUP football season was kind of like a muddled picture that didn’t come clear until the very end. [Read More]
Teen rider wins division at national show Teen rider wins division at national show
1 day ago - - ELI NELLIS
Barrel racing involves a lot of tact with horses, navigating them in a clover-leaf pattern around preset barrels. [Read More]
Indiana native named IUP interim athletic director Indiana native named IUP interim athletic director
2 days ago -
Indiana native Steve Roach has been appointed the interim athletic director at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, upon the retirement of Dr. Frank Condino in January. [Read More]

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Fire destroys eastern Indiana County house Fire destroys eastern Indiana County house
6 hours ago -
GREEN TOWNSHIP — Volunteers from six area fire departments are battling a fire that has destroyed a house along Route 580 near Pine Flats. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
11 hours ago -
Borough police cited Cory L. Kelly, 22, of Northern Cambria, with public drunkenness at Sheetz at 768 Wayne Ave. at 2:16 a.m. on Nov. 13. [Read More]
Seat-belt enforcement set
11 hours ago -
Traffic crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to motorists who were not wearing seat belts. [Read More]
Gunman killed, three students wounded in FSU shooting Gunman killed, three students wounded in FSU shooting
11 hours ago -
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A gunman opened fire early today at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
11 hours ago -
One person was injured during a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday along West Pike, according to state police. [Read More]
Iowa man arrested near White House with gun in car
11 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House. [Read More]
AG Kane: No child porn found
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — A pornographic email scandal involving state employees did not include any child pornography, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just a day after the attorney general seemed to suggest otherwise. [Read More]
Jury: Man’s rights violated by officer
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A federal court jury convicted a police officer of violating a man’s civil rights by using a stun gun on him three times while he was handcuffed. [Read More]
Black Lick residents displaced by fire Black Lick residents displaced by fire
1 day ago -
Firefighters responded to a structure fire at a single-family home at 136 Trolley St. in Blairsville Tuesday at 8:16 p.m. [Read More]
Man waives charges in jail video case
1 day ago -
A New Florence man Tuesday waived to court charges that he invaded the privacy of female inmates at the Indiana County Jail by zooming in a surveillance camera on them while they were in the jail’s shower room. [Read More]

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95TH BIRTHDAY: Daniel Yurky 95TH BIRTHDAY: Daniel Yurky
11 hours ago -
Daniel Yurky will celebrate his 95th birthday on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. [Read More]
92ND BIRTHDAY: Harold Short 92ND BIRTHDAY: Harold Short
11 hours ago -
Harold Short will celebrate his 92nd birthday on Nov. 26. [Read More]
Local 4-H members excel at show Local 4-H members excel at show
11 hours ago -
Three Indiana County 4-H members competed recently in the Western Pennsylvania 4-H Small Animal Show in Westmoreland County. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 20
11 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
12 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Nov. 19, 2014: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Penns Manor Area High School
1 day ago -
The following Penns Manor Area High School students were named to the honor roll for the first-quarter grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Blairsville High School
1 day ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — The following students have been named to the honor roll at Blairsville High School for the first grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Calvary Baptist Academy
1 day ago -
CLYMER — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first-quarter grading period at Calvary Baptist Academy: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School
1 day ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll at Indiana Area Senior High School for the first grading period: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 19
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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NFL Bills, NHL Sabres, rock band Interpol ousted by storm NFL Bills, NHL Sabres, rock band Interpol ousted by storm
4 hours ago -
Buffalo's pro sports teams are rescheduling games in the wake of a blizzard, and a rock band spent two days in their bus on the New York Thruway, keeping them from their gigs. [Read More]
Gunman killed, three students wounded in FSU shooting Gunman killed, three students wounded in FSU shooting
11 hours ago -
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A gunman opened fire early today at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. [Read More]
Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop
11 hours ago -
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day today, piling more misery on a city already buried by an epic, deadly snowfall that could leave some areas with nearly 8 feet of snow on the ground when it’s all done. [Read More]
Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide
11 hours ago -
LONDON (AP) — Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors and home security cameras: Change your password now. [Read More]
Iowa man arrested near White House with gun in car
11 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man Wednesday afternoon after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House. [Read More]
Obama to detail plans for immigration
11 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more will still be left unresolved. [Read More]
AG Kane: No child porn found
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — A pornographic email scandal involving state employees did not include any child pornography, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just a day after the attorney general seemed to suggest otherwise. [Read More]
Jury: Man’s rights violated by officer
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A federal court jury convicted a police officer of violating a man’s civil rights by using a stun gun on him three times while he was handcuffed. [Read More]
VA settles two more Legionnaire’s suits
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A federal judge has been asked to approve settlements totaling $160,000 for lawsuits involving two veterans who died after contracting Legionnaire’s disease at a Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs hospital. [Read More]
Congressmen want Penn State documents
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Sixteen Pennsylvania congressmen are demanding that the NCAA release all documents related to the 2012 consent decree that required Penn State to pay $60 million and imposed a bowl ban and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Who's really got the mandate?
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days 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
4 days 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
5 days 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
5 days 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
1 week 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]
Letter to the Editor: A fond memory of Dr. Betts
1 week ago -
In 1961 I arrived in Indiana to begin a 30-year career in the Mathematics Department at IUP. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Honoring nurse practitioners
1 week ago -
Nov. 9-15 is National Nurse Practitioner Week. It is a time to recognize and thank these health care providers. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana council praised for proposed library funds
1 week ago -
I was delighted to read about Indiana Borough’s decision to increase the local tax dedicated to the Indiana Free Library. [Read More]
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