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Judge Rega accepted into ARD program

Judge Rega accepted into ARD program

- RANDY WELLS

Suspended Magisterial District Judge Jennifer Rega will enter the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program to resolve charges against her stemming from a minor traffic collision Sept. 13.

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INSIDE INDIANA: Shopping, lighting up, Lorilee, etc. INSIDE INDIANA: Shopping, lighting up, Lorilee, etc.
11 hours ago - - BILL HASTINGS
To whom it may concern — [Read More]
Thanksgiving travel conditions to improve Thanksgiving travel conditions to improve
2 days ago -
A wintry mix this morning in Indiana and the surrounding areas will bring little or no accumulation, according to AccuWeather. [Read More]
Promotion lets shoppers earn Downtown Dollars Promotion lets shoppers earn Downtown Dollars
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
Some unusual — but valuable — currency will be floating around Indiana’s business district again Saturday. [Read More]
Local businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday Local businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday
2 days ago -
Thirty-six small businesses, specialty shops and restaurants in Indiana will be issuing and accepting Downtown Dollars on Small Business Saturday. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every week, 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]
Local toy collection in museum show Local toy collection in museum show
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Ken and Mary Ann Vinton, of Indiana, have antique toys from their collection in the exhibit “Season of Light,” a festive display of antique holiday lights and decorations at the University Museum. [Read More]
Bras for the Cause winners announced Bras for the Cause winners announced
2 days ago - - TERI ENCISO
Indiana First Bank won first place recently in the annual Bras for the Cause contest, a fundraiser for the Business and Professional Women organization and Birdie’s Closet. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every week, 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]
Winter storm could bring snow to county
2 days ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Expect rain and snow before the turkey and trimmings. [Read More]
Students collect food, money for Love Basket Students collect food, money for Love Basket
3 days ago - - TOM PEEL
Students as Horace Mann Elementary School in Indiana recently collected more than 1,100 food items for the Indiana County Love Basket food drive. [Read More]

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Archers take home trophy deer Archers take home trophy deer
11 hours ago -
These Gazette readers have shared their photos from the hunting season. [Read More]
Griffith wins basketball title Griffith wins basketball title
11 hours ago -
Griffith Auto Sales defeated Heckert Vision, 66-58, to win the Indiana Recreation League basketball championship. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Women cruise in front of record crowd IUP BASKETBALL: Women cruise in front of record crowd
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If there is one thing to be sure about when it comes to the IUP Crimson Hawks, it is that they attack the boards and find ways to outrebound their opponents each time they touch the floor. [Read More]
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP holds on to stay unbeaten COLLEGE BASKETBALL: IUP holds on to stay unbeaten
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
BOWIE, Md. — The IUP Crimson Hawks survived on the road against a good team — barely. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Conference names all-stars
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The Heritage Conference named its all-conference teams for the 2014 football, girls’ volleyball, cross country and golf seasons Monday. [Read More]
Todd Bird Club sets meeting
2 days ago -
ERNEST — The Todd Bird Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Blue Spruce Lodge at Blue Spruce County Park. [Read More]
Cable restraint class available
2 days ago -
A one-day Pennsylvania Cable Restraint Certification class for trappers will be held on from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Indian Creek Valley Sportsmen’s Association. [Read More]
Purchase Line girls' volleyball members named to all-star squad Purchase Line girls' volleyball members named to all-star squad
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Three members of the Purchase Line High School girls’ volleyball team were named to the District 6 Class A all-star squad. [Read More]
Indiana wins hockey game
2 days ago -
DELMONT — Dillon Butz’s hat trick led Indiana to an 11-1 win over Penn-Trafford in a PIHL Division II Class B hockey game Tuesday at Center Ice Arena. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Bears still out there
3 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Today is the third day of bear season, and harvest reports indicate that a lot of bear are still in the woods. [Read More]

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Reward offered after tombstone vandalized
11 hours ago -
SALTSBURG — The widow of Frank Petro, who was slain Dec. 31 at his business in Conemaugh Township, is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who damaged her late husband’s tombstone. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana said Mariah Miller, 21, of Homer City, was the victim Wednesday of what was described as a Craigslist scam on the Internet in which $2,409 was stolen. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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No one was hurt in a two-vehicle collision at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday on Route 119 at Lucerne Road. [Read More]
Thanksgiving travel conditions to improve Thanksgiving travel conditions to improve
2 days ago -
A wintry mix this morning in Indiana and the surrounding areas will bring little or no accumulation, according to AccuWeather. [Read More]
State police investigate theft, fire
2 days ago -
KITTANNING — State police at Kittanning are investigating a theft and then a fire Monday night and Tuesday morning at the former Greendale Tavern and Lanes, a bowling alley and bar that was renamed CB’s Clubhouse, along Route 85 in Valley Township, Armstrong County. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana police said officers saw Tyrone Bolden, 25, of Philadelphia, along the first block of South Taylor Avenue at 2:10 a.m. today. Bolden was wanted by the Indiana County Sheriff’s Department on an outstanding bench warrant. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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A car driven by Brian Siwula, 38, of Graceton, hit a deer at 5:51 p.m. Monday as Siwula was driving north on Route 119 near Blaire Road. [Read More]
Lawyer accused of sex with captive
2 days ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia lawyer had sex several times with a 14-year-old girl in the conference room of his downtown office after former clients holding her captive brought her there during business hours, authorities said. [Read More]
Woman who faked son's cancer gets probation
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver woman who collected tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions after lying about her 6-year-old son having cancer was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and 90 nights in jail. [Read More]
Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring
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VENICE, Fla. — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a “prostitution ring” and that one 15-year-old boy had been “pimping out girls,” according to an arrest affidavit. [Read More]

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HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center recent activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 27
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
65th ANNIVERSARY: Bill and Joan Hill 65th ANNIVERSARY: Bill and Joan Hill
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Bill and Joan Hill, of Vaughnsville, Ohio, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 21, 2014, with a family dinner at the home of one of their granddaughters. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School
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The following students have been named to the first-quarter honor roll at Indiana Area Junior High School. [Read More]
40TH ANNIVERSARY: George and Debbie Smulik 40TH ANNIVERSARY: George and Debbie Smulik
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George and Debbie Smulik, of Rural Valley, recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a Mass at their church and a family dinner. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Blairsville Middle School
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BLAIRSVILLE — The following students have been named to the honor roll at Blairsville Middle School for the first nine-week grading period. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center Junior/Senior High School
2 days ago -
The following students have been named to the first-quarter honor roll at Homer-Center Junior/Senior High School. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: United Elementary School
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ARMAGH — United Elementary School has named the following Grade 6 students to the honor roll for the first grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Purchase Line Junior/Senior High School
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PURCHASE LINE — The following students have been named to the honor roll at Purchase Line Junior-Senior High School for the first nine-week grading period: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Nov. 26
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Pope calls for Muslim opposition to Islamic State in Turkey Pope calls for Muslim opposition to Islamic State in Turkey
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ANKARA, Turkey — Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State assault on Christians and other religions minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he arrived today in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism. [Read More]
$250,000 in Rolexes stolen
11 hours ago -
ALTOONA (AP) — Police are searching for three men a jeweler says stole about $250,000 worth of Rolex watches from a central Pennsylvania mall. [Read More]
Austin police kill gunman who targeted buildings Austin police kill gunman who targeted buildings
11 hours ago -
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings early this morning. [Read More]
New FAA report tallies drone sightings
11 hours ago -
Sales of drones to civilians are taking off and so are safety concerns about the proliferation of the unmanned vehicles buzzing the skies. [Read More]
OPEC keeps oil output on hold
11 hours ago -
VIENNA — The oil cartel OPEC decided Thursday not to cut petroleum production, despite the plunge in prices in recent months that has indicated the diminishing clout of the organization. [Read More]
Ginsburg home after operation Ginsburg home after operation
11 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned home Thursday after undergoing an operation to implant a heart stent to clear a blocked artery and is expected to hear oral arguments on Monday. [Read More]
Flight 93 chapel closed after wreck
11 hours ago -
SHANKSVILLE (AP) — A car has crashed into a Pennsylvania chapel honoring the Sept. 11 victims of United Airlines Flight 93, temporarily closing it. [Read More]
Cosby: Deal with tabloid got story spiked
11 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story. [Read More]
Families asked to host Catholic pilgrims
11 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year. [Read More]
1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record 1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record
11 hours ago -
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Make Indiana a bike-friendly borough
6 days ago -
Just over two years ago, one of my best friends from elementary school was killed on impact when a bus struck her from behind while bicycling home one warm summer evening. Her name was Kelsey Rennebohm. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Great job, A-R students
6 days ago -
This is an Apollo-Ridge Viking Proud supporter saying a thank you to the football team, coaches, band, color guard, majorettes and cheerleaders for the outstanding season you had. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: ObamaCare: The lie of the land
6 days ago -
Jonathan Gruber, who thinks he is so clever, has it wrong. He did not fool us, the voters. Nor did he fool any Republicans in Congress — not one. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who's really got the mandate?
1 week 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
1 week 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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]
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