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Crimson Hawks earn berth in national title game

Crimson Hawks earn berth in national title game

- TONY COCCAGNA

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP will play the No. 1 team in the nation for a shot to become the best team in the country.

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INSIDE INDIANA: George, clowns, eggs, Nesbit, Skip ...
5 hours ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
Indiana native George E. Hood Jr. is preparing for an attempt to claim yet another Guinness World Record for the plank position, which he has held three times. [Read More]
AAUW to honor Notable Women, students AAUW to honor Notable Women, students
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Four Indiana County women and two Indiana University of Pennsylvania students will be honored Saturday by the Indiana branch of the American Association of University Women. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Getty Heights eyed for proposed dog park WHITE TOWNSHIP: Getty Heights eyed for proposed dog park
1 day ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
The results of a survey regarding the construction of a potential dog park in White Township were positive and narrowed the location to Getty Heights Park, according to a township official. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal INDIANA COUNTY: Officials oppose fracking waste disposal
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday adopted a resolution urging state and federal environmental agencies to reject permits for disposing of hydraulic fracking waste from natural gas and oil drilling in underground injection wells in Indiana County. [Read More]
Salon plans event to fight MS Salon plans event to fight MS
1 day ago - - TOM PEEL
University Stylists in Indiana will be having a cut-a-thon from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the salon, 1163 Grant St., Indiana. [Read More]
Couple to stage exhibit Couple to stage exhibit
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In celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary, Indiana Art Association members David and Beverly Young have an art exhibit at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Indiana. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, 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]
Scholarship available for college student
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The Indiana Garden Club 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 in several specific fields. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, 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]
How to submit a letter to the editor 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]

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IUP BASKETBALL: Confident Hawks roll into title game IUP BASKETBALL: Confident Hawks roll into title game
5 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Joe Lombardi knew his team had a chance to do something special. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import
5 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP coach Joe Lombardi thought Stef Osborne might win a game or two for the Crimson Hawks this season. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: Gulibon making strides at PSU ON CAMPUS: Gulibon making strides at PSU
5 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
The instant Penn State’s Jimmy Gulibon saw his season come to an end, the redshirt-sophomore began planning for next year. [Read More]
IUP BASEBALL: Senior slugger having a blast to start season IUP BASEBALL: Senior slugger having a blast to start season
5 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Ryan Uhl is having a blast this season. Well, actually he’s having a lot of them. Uhl, the 6-foot-6, 220-pound slugger for the IUP baseball team, is off to a torrid start during his senior season. He’s hit 11 home runs — in 16 games. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana moves on to finals AROUND THE AREA: Indiana moves on to finals
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Indiana and Homer-Center will play in the championship game of the 46th annual Indiana Optimist Club Basketball Tournament after winning semifinal-round games Thursday at Indiana High School. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Villa named PSAC's best IUP ROUNDUP: Villa named PSAC's best
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IUP’s Chris Villa was named the 2015 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Men’s Swimming Coach of the Year on Thursday. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks rally from 10 down to reach title game IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks rally from 10 down to reach title game
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. – IUP is going to play in the NCAA Division II championship game. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Jeffers boosts Hawks to semifinals IUP BASKETBALL: Jeffers boosts Hawks to semifinals
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP’s Jeremy Jeffers scored 10 points in the second half, giving IUP just enough offense to get past Azusa Pacific, 69-65, in the Elite Eight at the Ford Center on Wednesday afternoon. The Crimson Hawks advanced to play Tarleton State (Texas) in the national semifinals at 7 p.m. today. [Read More]
IUP NOTEBOOK: Norfleet scores 1,000th point in victory IUP NOTEBOOK: Norfleet scores 1,000th point in victory
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Brandon Norfleet figured his phone was chiming with the usual postgame congratulatory messages that come after a win. [Read More]
MATTHEW BURGLUND: IUP stepping in the right direction MATTHEW BURGLUND: IUP stepping in the right direction
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
As the majority of the IUP campus was wrapped up Wednesday afternoon in the exploits of its men’s basketball team, Curt Cignetti stood firmly on the turf at Miller Stadium, his mind focused on football. [Read More]

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Suspect gives up right to a hearing
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The third of four suspects accused in an armed robbery of an Indiana couple in their house in early December has given up his right to a hearing and will face possible trial in Indiana County Court. [Read More]
Vehicles collide Vehicles collide
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Jonathan Costello, of Homer City, and a car driven by Vincente Izquierdo, of Indiana, collided about 12:20 p.m. Thursday at North Ninth and Water streets. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police are investigating a report that the windshield of a vehicle was smashed sometime in the last 2ᄑ weeks while it was parked in a lot along South Sixth Street between Philadelphia and Church streets. [Read More]
Bride: Fatal shot was an accident
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NEW BRIGHTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her niece on her wedding day says the handgun went off during an argument outside a bar when she was trying to move it from her new husband’s open glove box. [Read More]
Trial delayed for ex-museum CEO
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WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — The former chief executive officer of the Boal Mansion Museum won’t be tried on child-sex charges until at least June because of new charges that he created child pornography and tried to destroy unspecified evidence on a cellphone. [Read More]
Suspect in theft of unborn baby won't face murder charge Suspect in theft of unborn baby won't face murder charge
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DENVER — Prosecutors say a Colorado woman accused of removing a baby from an expectant mother’s belly will not face murder charges, but they have not explained the decision or disclosed what charges she will face. [Read More]
Worker struck by new roller coaster
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ELYSBURG (AP) — A worker is recovering from a broken hand and staples in his head after being struck by a newly built roller coaster during testing at a Pennsylvania amusement park. [Read More]
Lawyer says kidnapping wasn't a hoax; woman talking to police
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VALLEJO, Calif. — Declaring a reported kidnapping wasn’t a hoax, the attorney for California woman who went missing for two days says she has met with police and is cooperating with their investigation. [Read More]
Police probe collision Police probe collision
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Jonathan Costello, of Homer City, and a car driven by Vincente Izquierdo, of Indiana, collided about 12:20 p.m. today at North Ninth and Water streets. [Read More]
Fire destroys home in Green Township Fire destroys home in Green Township
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Fire officials said a house owned by Carl Syster along Starford Road in Green Township was destroyed by fire at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, March 27
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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, March 26, 2015: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Jessica Brown and Michael Mey ENGAGEMENT: Jessica Brown and Michael Mey
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Jessica Brown, daughter of Roger and Bonnie Brown, of Vintondale, and Michael Mey, son of Mike and Diane Mey, of Bethel Park, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Brandy Harman and Patrick Roberts ENGAGEMENT: Brandy Harman and Patrick Roberts
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Brandy Harman, daughter of George and Pam Harman, of Donegal, and Patrick Roberts, son of Jack and Cindy Roberts, of Home, announce their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, March 26
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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, March 25, 2015 [Read More]
91st BIRTHDAY: Harold Cunningham 91st BIRTHDAY: Harold Cunningham
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Harold Cunningham will celebrate his 91st birthday Saturday. He was born in Hastings, the second of eight children. [Read More]
89th BIRTHDAY: Margaret Jerko 89th BIRTHDAY: Margaret Jerko
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Margaret Jerko celebrated her 89th birthday on Tuesday. [Read More]
87th BIRTHDAY: Janet Stoner 87th BIRTHDAY: Janet Stoner
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Janet Stoner will celebrate her 87th birthday today. She was born in Clearfield. [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
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The Indiana Gazette presents this roundup of academic achievements and accomplishments by Indiana County area students. [Read More]

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Senate approves budget proposal
5 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early today, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP’s goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law. [Read More]
Senate's Harry Reid to retire Senate's Harry Reid to retire
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WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who’s dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced today he will retire from the institution where he’s served for five terms. [Read More]
U.S. experts say pilots not vetted well for mental health problems
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WASHINGTON — Despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking takes place, pilots and safety experts say. [Read More]
Two people unaccounted for after apparent New York gas explosion Two people unaccounted for after apparent New York gas explosion
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NEW YORK — Firefighters today used high-powered water towers to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan’s trendy East Village as authorities reported that two people were still unaccounted for. [Read More]
U.S. airstrikes on Tikrit prompt boycott from Shiite militias
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AL RASHID AIR BASE, Iraq — By Day 2 of the U.S. airstrike campaign against militants holed up in Tikrit, the mission appeared beleaguered on several fronts on Thursday. [Read More]
Bride: Fatal shot was an accident
5 hours ago -
NEW BRIGHTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her niece on her wedding day says the handgun went off during an argument outside a bar when she was trying to move it from her new husband’s open glove box. [Read More]
Merger won’t alter Heinz Field name
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers’ football stadium will keep the name Heinz Field despite the company’s planned merger with Kraft Foods Group. [Read More]
Board: Disabled student can use faculty restroom
5 hours ago -
MUNHALL (AP) — A school board in Allegheny County voted unanimously Thursday night to deny a grievance brought by teachers seeking to prevent a special-needs student from using a faculty restroom. [Read More]
Trial delayed for ex-museum CEO
5 hours ago -
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — The former chief executive officer of the Boal Mansion Museum won’t be tried on child-sex charges until at least June because of new charges that he created child pornography and tried to destroy unspecified evidence on a cellphone. [Read More]
Jesse Jackson Jr. at halfway house after leaving prison Jesse Jackson Jr. at halfway house after leaving prison
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CHICAGO — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. arrived at a Baltimore halfway house late Thursday, hours after leaving an Alabama federal prison where he was serving a sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: We must fight against sexual assault
5 hours ago -
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
2 days ago -
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 celebration of drunken disregard
2 days ago -
Congratulations to IUP for allowing the least common denominator to represent them this past weekend. Unfortunately the representation, in my humble opinion, was pretty much what one would expect based on last year’s festivities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wrong answers on dealing with zealotry
2 days ago -
I am writing in response to Sunday’s letter written by McClellan Blair (“Zealotry a threat to our civilization”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rega sentence questioned
4 days ago -
I would like to applaud the Gazette for reporting and following the hit-and-run case involving District Justice Jennifer Rega. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Medical care in area lauded
4 days ago -
Recently I was taken by Citizens’ Ambulance to Indiana Regional Medical Center. After a couple of days and some tests, I came home and had the services of the Visiting Nurse Association for follow-up care. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Showtime' promises to be great program again
4 days ago -
Want to be entertained and pay practically nothing for it? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Zealotry a threat to our civilization
6 days ago -
Today there are three forms of zealotry that threaten civilization as we know it: radical Islam, environmentalism and socialism. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Fraud not a problem in food program
6 days ago -
An open letter to Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shirey headline overly graphic
1 week ago -
Earlier this year I sent a letter to the Gazette pertaining to its insensitive treatment of Jennifer Rega and urging greater compassion and kindness. [Read More]
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