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Disney World's 'Frozen' frenzy a hot topic with fans

Disney World's 'Frozen' frenzy a hot topic with fans

ORLANDO, Fla. — One year after the world premiere of “Frozen,” the film’s fans can delight in its expanding presence at Walt Disney World. But some theme-park devotees are turning a cold shoulder to the blockbuster and the attention it’s receiving.

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Ferguson jury still deliberating, group says Ferguson jury still deliberating, group says
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FERGUSON, Mo. — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend. [Read More]
Ex-nuke commander linked to fake poker chips Ex-nuke commander linked to fake poker chips
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WASHINGTON — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obta [Read More]
Buterbaugh pleads guilty in shooting death
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of Nov. 16-22: [Read More]
Treasures gift recipients hope to return favor
40 minutes ago - - MARGARET HARPER
With the birth of a premature son in September, the Smith family’s finances were thrown into disarray. [Read More]
Festival of Lights to open for finale Festival of Lights to open for finale
40 minutes ago - - RANDY WELLS
ERNEST — When the plug is pulled on the Festival of Lights at Blue Spruce Park for the final time New Year’s Day, it may be the start of a generally improved Indiana County Parks & Trails system. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Grandiose marshals set tone for parade CARL KOLOGIE: Grandiose marshals set tone for parade
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Who wudda’ thunk it? [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Believe it -- or not
51 minutes ago - - JEFF TOBIN
Rational atheists pride themselves on rational thought; there is no scientific proof of God’s existence. But when it comes to studying the effects of believing in God, they’ve got some real thinking to do. [Read More]
Community church events planned
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Periodically in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family and community related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Historical society to meet
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BLAIRSVILLE — The monthly membership meeting of the Historical Society of the Blairsville Area will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 in the social hall of the Presbyterian Church, North Walnut Street, Blairsville. [Read More]
MICHELE HUEY's 'GOD, ME AND A CUP OF TEA': Woman had a heart filled with wisdom MICHELE HUEY's 'GOD, ME AND A CUP OF TEA': Woman had a heart filled with wisdom
16 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
Henrietta Benson was the wisest person I’ve ever known. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo suffers through 'frustrating' season ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo suffers through 'frustrating' season
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Even for elite student-athletes like Angel Piccirillo, balancing academics and athletics can sometimes seem like a never-ending battle. [Read More]
Penns Manor claims title Penns Manor claims title
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The Penns Manor Junior High girls’ basketball team won the championship in the Doug West League at The Summit Gym in Altoona on Nov. 1. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Sitting Bulls set fundraiser
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JOHNSTOWN — With the help of the Johnstown Tomahawks, and in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the team, the Sitting Bulls sled hockey team will hold an exhibition game at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks place 11 on All-PSAC team IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks place 11 on All-PSAC team
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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
3 days 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
3 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
Tyler Barker picked a great time to score his first varsity goal. [Read More]
OUTDOORS: Bear check station moved
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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
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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
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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
4 days 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]

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POLICE LOG
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Austin Szalkowski, 20, of Lucernemines, was charged Wednesday by Indiana Borough police with two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and a summary traffic infraction stemming [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported that a building owned by Patrick Bowman at 1707 Warren Road sustained substantial damage at 8 p.m. Wednesday when Bin Wang, of Ontario, Canada, backed a vehicle against the side of the structure. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana police said Zachary Gerlesky, 19, of Cherry Tree, and two male juveniles had drug paraphernalia at 6:23 p.m. Nov. 8, along the 300 block of Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
Fire destroys Green Township home Fire destroys Green Township home
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GREEN TOWNSHIP — Fire officials have called for a state police fire marshal to search for the cause of a blaze that destroyed a two-story, wooden-framed house on Thursday at 1417 Pine Flats Road at its intersection with Route 580. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police said Lora K. McKendrick, 42, of Indiana, was charged with retail theft after she tried to take groceries from BiLo at 420 Old Route 119 on Nov. 9 at 11:22 a.m. [Read More]
Lost property: Pistol missing
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State police said Brian M. Hilty misplaced or lost a Ruger P97DC pistol in the area around 295 Green Valley Road between Sept. 15 and Oct. 30. [Read More]
Fire leaves 4 homeless in Green Township Fire leaves 4 homeless in Green Township
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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. [Read More]
Fire destroys eastern Indiana County house Fire destroys eastern Indiana County house
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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
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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
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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]

All Family News

 
HONOR ROLL: Lenape Tech
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FORD CITY — The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first grading period at Lenape Tech: [Read More]
gazette readers' birthdays
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Nov. 21, 2014: [Read More]
County 4-H members achieve top honors County 4-H members achieve top honors
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Fourteen Indiana County 4-H members recently attended State 4-H Achievement Days at Penn State University. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Chanel Sherry SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Chanel Sherry
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Chanel R. Sherry has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center senior of the month for September. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Collin Butterworth STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Collin Butterworth
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Collin D. Butterworth has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center Student of the Month for November. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Alexis McConnell SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Alexis McConnell
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The Indiana Kiwanis Club recently announced the selection of Alexis McConnell as Senior of the Month for October at Blairsville High School. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Alyssa Kuhner SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Alyssa Kuhner
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Alyssa R. Kuhner has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center senior of the month for October. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Nov 22
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 21
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Flood threat looms after N.Y. snow Flood threat looms after N.Y. snow
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers. [Read More]
Cost of Thanksgiving going up, but not by much
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Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Top officials' salaries grow with inflation
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HARRISBURG — No one at the state Capitol has advocated pay raises for hundreds of Pennsylvania’s top elected and appointed officials since the 2005 debacle that enraged voters and ultimately cost two dozen legislators and a Supreme Court justice their seats. [Read More]
Official: S.D. man kills 4, including self, wounds 1
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A 22-year-old man apparently shot and killed three people and wounded a fourth at a home on a South Dakota Indian reservation before he killed himself early Saturday, authorities said. [Read More]
Republican-led Benghazi inquiry backs administration
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WASHINGTON — A Republican-led investigation into the fatal 2012 attacks on U.S. outposts in Benghazi, Libya, has reached conclusions similar to at least five other government inquiries into the episode, finding little evidence to back up Republican lawmakers’ most damning accusations about how t [Read More]
City: Quarter-toting ‘Robin Hooders’ must back off City: Quarter-toting ‘Robin Hooders’ must back off
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KEENE, N.H. — The self-styled “Robin Hooders” race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from “the king’s tariff.” [Read More]
Man burns house, kills responding deputy
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff's deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, authorities said. [Read More]
Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown. [Read More]
Study: CEOs in big mergers to receive $430 million Study: CEOs in big mergers to receive $430 million
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NEW YORK — This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine. [Read More]
Soaring stocks fuel record year for mergers Soaring stocks fuel record year for mergers
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Stocks are surging, corporate executives are ambitious and debt is cheap. The result is one of the biggest booms in mergers and acquisitions. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Who's really got the mandate?
5 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
5 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
6 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
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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
1 week 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
1 week 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
2 weeks 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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