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Indiana native has new book, publisher Indiana native has new book, publisher
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Adventure series author Chris Kuzneski’s fans in the United Kingdom have long enjoyed an advantage over his readers in America. The U.K. readers have access to Kuzneski’s books months sooner than his followers in the U.S. [Read More]
Ex-professor pens book about key colonial figure
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Retired Indiana University of Pennsylvania English professor William Betts Jr. has described himself as a “casual student of the American Revolution.” [Read More]
Area shelters offer pets for adoption
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Area shelters offer pets for adoption
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Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter along Rose Street and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road. [Read More]
Humane Society holds fundraiser Humane Society holds fundraiser
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Megan Donelow, 12, and her dog, Red, a 4-year-old beagle, dressed like a cowboy Saturday for the Paws for Cause fundraiser at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest. [Read More]
Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail
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Legacy of hardship, grit still echoes along Oregon Trail
1 day ago - - BOB FULTON
Hard to believe these dusty tracks in remote southeastern Wyoming were once part of a great national thoroughfare. But if I close my eyes, I can almost picture the massive wagon trains that rolled through here on the Oregon Trail. [Read More]
Presbyterian church celebrates 225th anniversary Presbyterian church celebrates 225th anniversary
1 day ago -
CLARKSBURG — Sitting atop a hill at the end of a winding road, tucked away in Lewisville, near Clarksburg, is a church that is celebrating its 225th anniversary. [Read More]
Chamber of commerce discusses EPA plan Chamber of commerce discusses EPA plan
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The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday at St. Andrew’s Village in White Township. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Serving time for charity CARL KOLOGIE: Serving time for charity
1 day ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
Wednesday was different. I spent half of that day in jail. [Read More]
Tourism official visits KCAC Tourism official visits KCAC
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Diane McGraw, executive director of the innovation and investment office of Travel Tourism and Film, left, took a tour of the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on Thursday with representatives of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. [Read More]
Fire destroyed original Saltsburg Bridge Fire destroyed original Saltsburg Bridge
1 day ago -
The Saltsburg Bridge spanning the Kiskiminetas River opened in 1843. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks relying on their youth IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks relying on their youth
2 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Take a look at the stat sheet and you’ll realize something that will explain a lot about the IUP Crimson Hawks: There are a lot of new faces who are producing on both sides of the ball. [Read More]
IUP 21, LOCK HAVEN 16: Crimson Hawks score unexpectedly close victory IUP 21, LOCK HAVEN 16: Crimson Hawks score unexpectedly close victory
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
LOCK HAVEN — The record book will show IUP beat Lock Haven on Saturday. [Read More]
FOOTBALL: United alumni hold off Homer-Center FOOTBALL: United alumni hold off Homer-Center
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
ARMAGH — For a day or two early this month, it seemed like the novelty of taking the gridiron again had all but faded for the nearly 50 Homer-Center graduates who played in the school’s first Alumni Football USA game in 2011. [Read More]
IUP splits volleyball matches
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MILLERSVILLE — Lauren Hester tallied 18 kills to help lead IUP to a victory over Millersville, 19-25, 25-12, 29-27, 23-25, 15-10, in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball match Friday. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Kuhns lifts Hawks to overtime victory
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Brittney Kuhns knocked a header past the Slippery Rock goalie in the 96th minute to thrust 16th-ranked IUP past the rival Rock, 1-0, in a thrilling overtime women’s soccer contest at South Campus Field on Saturday. [Read More]
Tourney set at Yellow Creek
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PENN RUN — The inaugural Ben Hill Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at Yellow Creek State Park. [Read More]
GOLF: Gradwell wins Cup match
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LATROBE — Doug Gradwell, of Plumville, won his match in the Palmer Cup, helping to lift the West Penn Golf Association to a 9-8 victory over the Tri-State Professional Golfers’ Association in the event held Thursday at the Latrobe Country Club. [Read More]
GOLF: Chutorich scores hole-in-one
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Sporty Chutorich scored a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Indiana boys rout Derry
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David Zimmerman scored four goals to lead Indiana to a 9-0 victory over Derry in a WPIAL Section 1-AA boys’ soccer game on Saturday. [Read More]
Power company works for warriors Power company works for warriors
2 days ago - - TOM PEEL
Armstrong Power, in Shelocta, raised more than $50,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project during a golf tournament at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club on Sept. 5. [Read More]

All Police News

 
POLICE LOG
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At 11:34 p.m. Saturday, Indiana police responded to a report that a suspect had smashed his way into a residence along the 200 block of South 14th Street and was still inside the residence. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
2 hours ago -
Eric Aughenbaugh, 38, of DuBois, was not hurt at 3 p.m. Thursday as he tried to avoid a farm tractor on Route 119. [Read More]
Bus overturns in Delaware, killing two Bus overturns in Delaware, killing two
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NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
1 day ago -
A number of defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
John Gallagher, 18, of Quakertown, Bucks County, was cited with underage drinking and public drunkenness by Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police at 2:24 a.m. Sept. 13 on a sidewalk near Delaney Hall. [Read More]
Ambush suspect eludes manhunt
1 day ago -
CANADENSIS — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search ... [Read More]
Harassment charges dropped
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AMBRIDGE (AP) — A Junior ROTC instructor facing public drunkenness charges has refused to testify that his wife bloodied his head with a beer mug, prompting a judge to dismiss harassment and assault charges against her. [Read More]
No verdict for Governor's ex-son-in-law
1 day ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury in Philadelphia could not reach a verdict on theft charges against Gov. Tom Corbett’s former son-in-law. [Read More]
Scores of cats taken from trailer
1 day ago -
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer. [Read More]
Police: Boy found dead in church
1 day ago -
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Police are investigating after a toddler was found dead in the baptistery of a Decatur church. [Read More]

All Family News

 
BIRTH: Greyson Thomas Dill
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Greyson Thomas Dill was born Sept. 3, 2014, at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh. [Read More]
WEDDING: Nicole Mears, Christopher Arnold WEDDING: Nicole Mears, Christopher Arnold
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Nicole Jean Mears, of Home, and Christopher Michael Arnold, of Little Rock, Ark., were united in marriage on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center in San Clemente, Calif., with the Rev. Jude Urso, of Pittsburgh, officiating. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 22
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center weekend activity: [Read More]
Crowning of the queen Crowning of the queen
1 day ago - - TERI ENCISO
Mary Roach, 2013 Penns Manor Homecoming Queen, crowned Emma Tomayko as the 2014 queen at halftime of the Penns Manor-Saltsburg game Friday in Kenwood. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 21
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Riley Stapleton BOY OF THE MONTH: Riley Stapleton
2 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Riley Stapleton as the Boy of the Month for September, the 681st Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 20
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 19, 2014: [Read More]
68TH ANNIVERSARY: Norman and Norma Trimble 68TH ANNIVERSARY: Norman and Norma Trimble
3 days ago -
Norman and Norma Trimble of Glen Campbell celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Monday. [Read More]

All World News

 
U.S. ramping up renewal of nuclear weaponry
2 hours ago -
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A sprawling new plant here in a former soybean field makes the mechanical guts of America’s atomic warheads. [Read More]
130,000 Syrians flood Turkey to escape Islamic State 130,000 Syrians flood Turkey to escape Islamic State
2 hours ago -
SURUÇ, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said today, warning that the number could rise further as the militants press ahead with an onslaught. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Congress demands say on Mideast
2 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama’s Mideast war strategy isn’t in the clear yet. [Read More]
Wolf holds cash edge with seven weeks left Wolf holds cash edge with seven weeks left
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HARRISBURG — Democrat Tom Wolf headed into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race with a more than $1.5 million cash advantage over Republican incumbent Tom Corbett, according to figures the campaigns disclosed Sunday to The Associated Press. [Read More]
Bus overturns in Delaware, killing two Bus overturns in Delaware, killing two
2 hours ago -
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said. [Read More]
Crews make progress on huge California wildfire
2 hours ago -
SAN FRANCISCO — Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke. [Read More]
Group gives veterans free pot
2 hours ago -
DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain. [Read More]
Citing Rivers, Perry backs clinic law
2 hours ago -
AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers’ death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation’s second-most populous state. [Read More]
Man seen with student sought Man seen with student sought
2 hours ago -
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. [Read More]
Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet’s atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Liberals know pennies' source
1 hour ago -
The left says pennies come from heaven and conservatives vainly await them. No, conservatives try to balance the budget by cutting expenses, not awaiting pennies from the skies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Have a good day
1 day ago -
I have a son, Austin, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Evil in the world
1 day ago -
God hates evil. Everywhere we look, we see evil. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: EPA's plan
1 day ago -
We in the Keystone State are naturally blessed with two of the most important ingredients to a prosperous economic future: coal and natural gas. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Freeberg has a vision for Pennsylvania
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week ago -
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
2 weeks 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]
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