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IRMC eyes regional network with Punxsutawney, Clarion hospitals

IRMC eyes regional network with Punxsutawney, Clarion hospitals

Indiana Regional Medical Center is joining with two other area hospitals in an effort to maintain a high quality of care and to contain costs.

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STEVE WOLFE: Care network created
2 hours ago - - STEVE WOLFE
One of the most common questions I get around town is “given all the changes in health care and subsequent mergers in the region, can Indiana remain independent?” [Read More]
S&T Bancorp Inc. announces second-quarter earnings
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S&T Bancorp Inc., with headquarters in Indiana, has announced its second-quarter earnings for the year. [Read More]
Storms blow down limbs, lines
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Sunday evening’s thunder and lightning storms with gusty winds blew down tree limbs and utility lines in scattered areas around Indiana County. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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All events listed in It’s Happening Here take place in Indiana unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
Local artist blends passions for illustrations, fly fishing
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Local artist blends passions for illustrations, fly fishing
2 days ago - - EMILY WEBER
The first time Indiana native Andrea Larko doodled inside her own drawing of a fish, she thought it looked “kind of cool.” [Read More]
Creating privacy with plants Creating privacy with plants
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Do you need some landscaping ideas that will allow you to enjoy privacy and quiet in your yard and garden? [Read More]
Brush Valley festival returns Saturday
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The 41st Brush Valley Day Festival, steeped in history, will again be held at the Brush Valley Fire Hall on Saturday. [Read More]
Program shares gardening secrets Program shares gardening secrets
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Tom Nowak, a master gardener, explained how worms help the composting process at Taste and Tour Our Community Garden ... [Read More]
Family makes firefighting a tradition Family makes firefighting a tradition
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Now that Patrick Moore has applied for membership into the Indiana Fire Association, three generations of his family have been involved in the fire company. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: 'Black Jocks' back in town CARL KOLOGIE: 'Black Jocks' back in town
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
Guess who was back in town this week? Maybe you saw them and didn’t recognize who they were, but the “Black Jocks” were in Indiana for several days to celebrate their silver anniversary. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
YOUTH LEGION: I-Medical ousted from regional tourney
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I-Medical pitchers Joey DiPietro and Dylan Huey pitched gems in their team’s two most important games of the season Monday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach
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The IUP women’s basketball team landed a big name in its search for an assistant coach. The university announced Monday it has hired former Penn State and WNBA star Kelly Mazzante as the top assistant to head coach Tom McConnell. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Bovard takes 2-0 lead in series
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Bovard takes 2-0 series lead [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Pa. tags a bargain
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With a nonresident brother, I have recently been versed in the extra effort and expense in obtaining Keystone State deer tags. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky
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The subject line on the email message was titled “ouch.” It was an appropriate tag for the cyber-sent image, one taken by my friend Mark, that depicted a Rapala X-Rap with two tines of a treble hook firmly embedded in my flesh. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik's dream season ends with tough loss YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik's dream season ends with tough loss
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
It surely didn’t diminish the tremendous feats it reached this summer, but Kovacik Insurance saw its season come to a shocking and painful end Sunday. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL: New Derry tops Colts in series opener
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Scott Dixon ripped an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning to drive in the eventual game-winning run and propel New Derry to a 5-4 win over Blairsville in the opening game of the semifinal-round series of the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Sunday at One River Field. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik suffers first loss of season LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik suffers first loss of season
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The opening day of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional Tournament unfolded in near perfect fashion for host team and Indiana County runner-up I-Medical. [Read More]
ELI NELLIS: ICC members make their mark
2 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
Indiana Country Club players have had a successful run recently in Tri-State PGA play, even if the one to win a championship did so for another course. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: CMA wins playoff game
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CMA defeated Bethel Presbyterian, 10-3, in an Indiana County Church League softball playoff game Friday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 11 and 28 at Building 8 of The Grove apartment complex, 100 Grove Lane. [Read More]
Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking
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PHILADELPHIA — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. [Read More]
TSA finds pistol in carry-on bag
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IMPERIAL (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says it found a pistol and ammunition in a man’s carry-on bag as he passed through security at Pittsburgh International Airport. [Read More]
Sex-abuse suspect dead, 3 officers hurt in shootout Sex-abuse suspect dead, 3 officers hurt in shootout
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NEW YORK — A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout in one of New York’s most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday. [Read More]
Pastor faces sex assault charges
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ROSTRAVER (AP) — A youth pastor has been fired by a western Pennsylvania church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church building. [Read More]
Lumber business open after blaze Lumber business open after blaze
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A long-standing family-owned lumber supply business was running almost normally this morning, just 36 hours after a fire caused an estimated $350,000 of damage at the company’s site north of Indiana. [Read More]
Storms blow down limbs, lines
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Sunday evening’s thunder and lightning storms with gusty winds blew down tree limbs and utility lines in scattered areas around Indiana County. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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At 2:05 a.m. July 15, Indiana police went to 550 South Sixth St. to locate a man wanted on a warrant. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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Rayne Township Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle collision at 1:20 p.m. Saturday on Route 119 at Tanoma Road. State police at Indiana said Sean Scalise, 27, of Aliquippa, was driving north on Route 119 when a southbound vehicle, driven by David Gray, 83, of Creekside, made a left turn on [Read More]
Drilling theft case sentencing delayed
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former chief operating officer of a western Pennsylvania drilling company has cancer, delaying his federal court sentencing for stealing more than $9 million from a western Pennsylvania drilling firm. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 29
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 28, 2014 [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie
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Rich and Cindy Andrie, of Homer City, have announced the engagement of their son Joseph Richard Andrie to Stephanie Christine Lopez, of Las Cruces, N.M., daughter of Andres and Priscilla Lopez. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 28
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES
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The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 26
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 25, 2014: [Read More]
BIRTH: Chaise Maverick Clouser BIRTH: Chaise Maverick Clouser
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Chaise Maverick Clouser was born at 4:18 p.m. June 9 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. [Read More]

All World News

 
Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A senior PLO official proposed a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire today in the Gaza war, saying he spoke in the name of Hamas, but was contradicted a short while later by a spokesman of the Islamic militant group. [Read More]
$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice, data show $1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice, data show
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WASHINGTON — A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. [Read More]
Despite good news, benefit programs face problems Despite good news, benefit programs face problems
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WASHINGTON — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security’s disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency. [Read More]
Doctor with Ebola in grave condition Doctor with Ebola in grave condition
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia. [Read More]
Parents sue districts over sex assault
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PITTSBURGH — The parents of a girl who was 15 when she was sexually assaulted by a visiting teacher who headed a southwestern Pennsylvania high school musical have sued both districts and two school officials in one district who they claim failed to help the girl. [Read More]
Kennywood coaster gets landmark status
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WEST MIFFLIN (AP) — The group American Coaster Enthusiasts has named the Thunderbolt a Coaster Landmark, the third roller coaster to be so recognized at the Kennywood amusement park near Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Uber, Lyft hearings set
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft. [Read More]
Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attacks Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attacks
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HARRISBURG — A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania’s campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up. [Read More]
NYC uses food trucks to bring meals to kids NYC uses food trucks to bring meals to kids
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NEW YORK — Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies looking to sample vegan pizzas or fusion tacos? [Read More]
Report: Surveillance hampering journalists
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NEW YORK — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: IndiGO buses valuable
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I ride the IndiGO buses. I use the Lavender bus. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
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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: A timely helping hand
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On Tuesday afternoon, July 8, our dairy farm was hit with a microburst-type storm. Our heifer barn was destroyed and five large trees were uprooted. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to kind stranger
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My 1-year-old son and I were shopping at Aldi on Saturday morning when their debit machines went down. I had some cash, but not enough to cover the transaction. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seniors disappointed in bus service
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A group of us from Clairvaux Commons recently decided to go to the Indiana Mall for lunch and shopping, which we had done many times in the past. We decided to take the 10:34 bus. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank you for support Orenda
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Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors for helping us make our 2014 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign a major success: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A double whammy for A-R
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Apollo-Ridge school board hit property owners with a double whammy on June 26 and not only by their vote to increase expenditures to $22.9 million, thus setting in motion a 2.1 mill increase for Armstrong County property taxpayers and a 3.3 mill increase for Indiana County residents. [Read More]
Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories
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“As soon as we crested the last hill on Route 56, I could see the glow in the sky. I knew we were going to have our hands full.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A lesson in trust
3 weeks ago -
Not long ago a couple of friends and I were in Homer City as volunteers for the Ramps of Hope ministry of the Indiana District of the United Methodist Church. We were taking measurements for a person who was in need of a ramp. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No regard for life; no help when needed
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It’s happened again. My husband and I came home to find something lying on the road. It turned out to be a tiny kitten, seriously injured but still alive. Some heartless idiot dumped it here, probably by throwing it out of the car, as people have done before. [Read More]
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