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Trump to decide next week on Paris climate accord Trump to decide next week on Paris climate accord

TAORMINA, Sicily — President Donald Trump says he’ll make a final decision on whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week. Full Story →

ON CAMPUS: Brothers shine on diamond ON CAMPUS: Brothers shine on diamond

His perseverance and deep affinity for the game finally paid dividends for third-generation collegiate baseball player Mitchel Yard, the son of a former Point Park University standout, the grandson of a former Bryan College (Tenn.) stalwart and the nephew of a former pro baseball player.

- DUSTIN FILLOY
Eisenhower students convert classroom into restaurant Eisenhower students convert classroom into restaurant

Demetri Robinson took an order from Lizzy Dillon, center, and Olivia Ramer on Friday morning at “dinner and a show,” an activity for fourth-graders at Eisenhower Elementary.

Homer City daycare celebrates accreditation Homer City daycare celebrates accreditation

Kallen Snyder, 2, gave the prize wheel a spin Friday during a celebration at Love Our Little Angels day care in Homer City, which earned a four-star accreditation from the Keystone Stars program after just 15 months in operation.

Purchase Line set to claim relay medal Purchase Line set to claim relay medal

SHIPPENSBURG — Sean Mack has been waiting for this day since 2010.

- MIRZA ZUKIC
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Dairy Queen reopens for business, with a new look Dairy Queen reopens for business, with a new look
8 hours ago -
The Indiana Dairy Queen on Fourth Street reopened recently after being closed since the end of last year. [Read More]
District attorney awards grant District attorney awards grant
10 hours ago -
The Indiana County District Attorney’s Office has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Cherry Tree Borough Police Department to purchase ballistic body armor for four police officers. [Read More]
'Texting Thru Recovery': Thoughts on journeys, pauses and promises
Column
'Texting Thru Recovery': Thoughts on journeys, pauses and promises
10 hours ago - - JAN WOODARD
A quiet village cemetery in Boalsburg provided the setting for a reverent act still repeated today. [Read More]
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': On disappointment and hope
Column
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': On disappointment and hope
10 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
In his book “Disappointment with God,” Philip Yancey tells the story of two men. [Read More]
4-H leaders honored at dinner 4-H leaders honored at dinner
10 hours ago -
“Adventures in Australia” was the theme of the recent Indiana County 4-H Leader Appreciation Dinner. [Read More]
Community church events planned Community church events planned
10 hours ago -
Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Library offering free knitting clinic next week Library offering free knitting clinic next week
10 hours ago -
The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free program next week: [Read More]
Indiana Garden Club scholarship available Indiana Garden Club scholarship available
10 hours ago -
The Indiana Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, District VI, annually awards a minimum of one $500 scholarship from the Julia Pound/Alice O’Dell Scholarship Fund for students entering college or graduate school with a major of ecology, horticulture ... [Read More]
Blairsville fourth-grader wins essay contest Blairsville fourth-grader wins essay contest
11 hours ago -
Lilly Buckles, 9, recently won the Americanism Essay Contest held by the American Legion Auxiliary Indiana County Council. Her essay was sent on for statewide judging. [Read More]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
15 hours ago -
Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Long dreads state meet no more HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Long dreads state meet no more
10 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
SHIPPENSBURG — As the only athlete from her school district to qualify for the PIAA Track and Field Championships, Holly Long admits she was kind of dreading the trip here. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Wildcats can't gain steam vs. Vikings HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Wildcats can't gain steam vs. Vikings
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
FLINTON — Momentum plays a huge role in sports, and the Homer-Center Wildcats couldn’t get any of it Thursday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Mistakes cost Colts against Trojans HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Mistakes cost Colts against Trojans
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
MOUNT UNION — The Northern Cambria High School softball team thrived on stellar pitching and stingy defense all season. [Read More]
IUP TRACK AND FIELD: Horton earns third All-America honor IUP TRACK AND FIELD: Horton earns third All-America honor
1 day ago -
BRADENTON, Fla. — IUP pole vaulter DJ Horton earned All-America recognition for the third time in his career with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Division II Track and Field Championships on Thursday at the IMG Academy. [Read More]
Canadian wins Open qualifier at ICC Canadian wins Open qualifier at ICC
2 days ago -
John Kelly traveled a long way to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: S.W. Jack improves to 4-1 YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: S.W. Jack improves to 4-1
2 days ago -
S.W. Jack staged big innings in the third and sixth and improved to 4-1 by defeating visiting Kelly Chrysler, 8-2, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Large contingent heads to states Large contingent heads to states
2 days ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
The Heritage Conference and Indiana County will be represented well at this weekend’s PIAA Track and Field Championships, which begin Friday and continue through Saturday at Shippensburg University. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks finish second in Dixon Trophy race IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks finish second in Dixon Trophy race
2 days ago -
For the second time in the last five years, IUP finished second in the battle for the Dixon Trophy in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. [Read More]
5th Street Gym wins tourney titles 5th Street Gym wins tourney titles
2 days ago -
The 5th Street Gym AAU seventh-grade girls’ basketball team won the Pittsburgh May Challenge and the Foothills AAU Tournament in Hempfield recently. [Read More]
Young wrestler earns awards Young wrestler earns awards
3 days ago -
Rowan Grantz placed third at the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association national championships recently in Salisbury, Md., going 5-1 in the tournament and earning All-America recognition. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
10 hours ago -
India D. McMiller, 26, of Indiana, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop Wednesday in the 200 block of South 10th Street, according to borough police. [Read More]
Federal judge tosses life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo Federal judge tosses life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo
10 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a man who terrorized this region 15 years ago as the “Beltway Sniper” must be resentenced, because the life sentences imposed when he was a teenager are unconstitutional. [Read More]
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
11 hours ago -
DALLAS — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time. [Read More]
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills two
11 hours ago -
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said. [Read More]
Ex-Pittsburgh cop convicted in civil rights trial
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant was convicted Friday of violating the civil rights of drunken teenager he beat at a high school football game. [Read More]
South Carolina man pleads guilty to murdering seven South Carolina man pleads guilty to murdering seven
11 hours ago -
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state’s lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims’ relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial ki [Read More]
Motorist injured in crash Motorist injured in crash
1 day ago -
Firefighters, police and paramedics face many risks and hazards when they respond to emergencies. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
Indiana Borough police cited Jessica Beatty, 26, of Indiana, with two counts of harassment in summary charges filed Thursday in Indiana District Court. [Read More]
Police put crack cocaine in ‘lost, found’ Police put crack cocaine in ‘lost, found’
1 day ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania said they have put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their “lost and found box” in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner. [Read More]
Man pleads guilty to choking mom Man pleads guilty to choking mom
1 day ago -
BATH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to choking his mother to the point of unconsciousness for changing the TV channel. [Read More]

All Family News

 
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Mitchell Carr STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Mitchell Carr
10 hours ago -
Mitchell Carr has been named Student of the Month for April at Saltsburg Middle/High School, sponsored by the Saltsburg Lions. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Caylin Carr STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Caylin Carr
10 hours ago -
Caylin Carr has been named Student of the Month for April at Saltsburg Middle/High School, sponsored by the Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Mitchell Lewis STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Mitchell Lewis
10 hours ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Mitchell Lewis as its Boy of the Month for May, the 713th Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
4-H leaders honored at dinner 4-H leaders honored at dinner
10 hours ago -
“Adventures in Australia” was the theme of the recent Indiana County 4-H Leader Appreciation Dinner. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 27
10 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
CLASS OF 2017: Seeds of Faith Christian Academy CLASS OF 2017: Seeds of Faith Christian Academy
10 hours ago -
The following seniors graduated Friday from Seeds of Faith Christian Academy in Indiana: [Read More]
CLASS OF 2017: Ligonier Valley High School CLASS OF 2017: Ligonier Valley High School
10 hours ago -
The following students graduated Friday from Ligonier Valley High School. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
11 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 26, 2017: [Read More]
CLASS OF 2017: Indiana County Technology Center CLASS OF 2017: Indiana County Technology Center
1 day ago -
The following Indiana County Technology Center students graduated during a ceremony Thursday at Indiana Area Junior High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Federal judge tosses life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo Federal judge tosses life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo
10 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a man who terrorized this region 15 years ago as the “Beltway Sniper” must be resentenced, because the life sentences imposed when he was a teenager are unconstitutional. [Read More]
Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
11 hours ago -
DALLAS — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time. [Read More]
Ex-Pittsburgh cop convicted in civil rights trial
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant was convicted Friday of violating the civil rights of drunken teenager he beat at a high school football game. [Read More]
Mortuary chief: Glenn's remains weren't disrespected Mortuary chief: Glenn's remains weren't disrespected
11 hours ago -
DOVER, Del. — As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief said that Glenn’s remains were treated with “impeccable care.” [Read More]
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills two
11 hours ago -
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two people died Friday and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim, one of whom was wearing a hijab, police said. [Read More]
Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con' Clinton calls Trump's budget a mean-spirited 'con'
11 hours ago -
WELLESLEY, Mass. — Hillary Clinton peppered her Wellesley College commencement address Friday with barbs aimed at her rival in last year’s presidential election, criticizing President Donald Trump’s budget proposal as a mean-spirited “con.” [Read More]
South Carolina man pleads guilty to murdering seven South Carolina man pleads guilty to murdering seven
11 hours ago -
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state’s lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims’ relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial ki [Read More]
Next up for Montana's newest congressman: Day in court, then D.C.
11 hours ago -
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Montana’s new congressman hasn’t even been sworn into his first public office, but people are already talking about his prospects in 2018 and even 2020. [Read More]
Afghan officials: 18 die in suicide car bombing
11 hours ago -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed today when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said. [Read More]
Britain lowers terror threat level as more arrested Britain lowers terror threat level as more arrested
11 hours ago -
MANCHESTER, England — Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from “critical” to “severe,” as authorities said major progress has been made in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester bombing. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Cost of Trump's weekend trips a concern Letter to the Editor: Cost of Trump's weekend trips a concern
2 days ago -
In 2015, Trump said he would “rarely leave the White House because there’s so much work to be done.” Now, he is golfing and visiting a Trump-branded property every few days. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Where were all those phantom supporters? Letter to the Editor: Where were all those phantom supporters?
4 days ago -
The election is over. The votes have been counted, and those candidates opposed to the megaschool have won by an overwhelming 3.5 to 1. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition
4 days ago -
Right now the boys and girls of summer sports are busy participating in ball and track events, but maybe this should be the time to take a second look at the football season. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Questions about state government Letter to the Editor: Questions about state government
4 days ago -
Dear Pennsylvania lawmakers: I guess it is still business as usual. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project
1 week ago -
The primary election result for Indiana Area School District directors is as close to a referendum on the megaschool project as can be expected. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended
1 week ago -
In response to the letter from McClellan Blair in the Gazette on May 14 (“Liberals feel they’re owed entitlements”): [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation
1 week ago -
Consolidation or deconsolidation. Which word, which process is best for the education of the students of the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good
1 week ago -
I write this in response to Mr. McClellan Blair’s latest ride on his favorite hobbyhorse. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive
2 weeks ago -
I am the office manager of a downtown Indiana business. We were not a recipient of the survey regarding the closure of North Seventh Street. Although the possible closure may not have a great impact on our business, as a resident, I implore you to consider the impact on us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state
2 weeks ago -
Why would anyone not want to do away with the burden of school real estate property tax? [Read More]

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