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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Live life to the hilt 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Live life to the hilt
6 minutes ago - - MICHELE HUEY
“Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.” — Jim Elliott [Read More]
Community church events planned Community church events planned
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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]
INSIDE INDIANA: Keegan, Paul, Bill, Pete, pols, etc. INSIDE INDIANA: Keegan, Paul, Bill, Pete, pols, etc.
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Keegan Kalgren, the 3-year-old son of Jessica and Kenneth Kalgren, of Aultman, recently returned from the “happiest place on Earth” after a trip to Disney World sponsored by Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Ball field, park land to be used for strip mining CENTER TOWNSHIP: Ball field, park land to be used for strip mining
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — For the ball field and basketball court at a small recreation spot along Route 119, officials are calling time out. [Read More]
Officers re-elected at meeting Officers re-elected at meeting
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All officers of the Indiana County Hospital Authority were re-elected last month to one-year terms during a reorganization meeting. [Read More]
Indi-Annas offering singing valentines Indi-Annas offering singing valentines
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The Indi-Annas Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will be delivering singing valentines in person to area residents and businesses across Indiana, and all over the world by phone, on Friday, Feb. 12. [Read More]
Pothole hotline open Pothole hotline open
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Indiana Borough’s pothole hotline is in operation again. [Read More]
Homer-Center Elementary to hold kindergarten registration Homer-Center Elementary to hold kindergarten registration
1 day ago -
HOMER CITY — Homer-Center Elementary School will conduct kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. March 2 in the elementary large group instruction room. Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31. [Read More]
Craft, scrapbooking session scheduled Craft, scrapbooking session scheduled
1 day ago -
A scrapbook and card making day will be held April 16 at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center. [Read More]
ICCAP schedules food distribution ICCAP schedules food distribution
1 day ago -
The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food next week at the following locations: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indiana set to hire new coach HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indiana set to hire new coach
16 minutes ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Indiana native John Allen Snyder is set to take over the varsity football program at his alma mater. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Trojans best Bobcats, win seventh straight HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Trojans best Bobcats, win seventh straight
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Jordan Booth scored a season-high 14 points, three other Saltsburg scorers reached double figures, and the Trojans scored their seventh straight win, 76-54, over visiting Blairsville in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Friday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: IHS hockey wins sixth straight AROUND THE AREA: IHS hockey wins sixth straight
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IHS hockey wins sixth in a row [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Energetic Spain finds niche with Crimson Hawks IUP BASKETBALL: Energetic Spain finds niche with Crimson Hawks
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Brandon Spain wasn’t on the bus the first time IUP played Mercyhurst this season. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Martin, Enterline power Bobcats HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Martin, Enterline power Bobcats
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Catherine Martin carried Blairsville to a good start, and Rena Enterline made sure the Bobcats finished strong in a 59-42 win over United in a Heritage Conference girls’ basketball game Thursday. [Read More]
Mills accepts coaching position Mills accepts coaching position
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
After spending more than a decade playing golf professionally on essentially every North American tour available, the Indiana resident and native of Canada is returning to Kent State (Ohio) University, his alma mater, to serve as the associate head coach of the men’s and women’s golf teams. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana swimmers score sweep AROUND THE AREA: Indiana swimmers score sweep
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MOUNT PLEASANT — Indiana’s boys’ and girls’ swim teams remained unbeaten in the section by sweeping Mount Pleasant, 88-59, and 83ᄑ-76ᄑ, in a WPIAL Section 4-AA meet Thursday. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Spain drains winning basket IUP BASKETBALL: Spain drains winning basket
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Brandon Spain pump-faked and dribbled once against on onrushing defender, pulled up for a jump shot and nailed the 15-footer with 1.3 seconds left to lift IUP to a 68-66 victory over Mercyhurst on Wednesday night at the KCAC. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hot-shooting Lakers drop Crimson Hawks women IUP BASKETBALL: Hot-shooting Lakers drop Crimson Hawks women
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IUP failed to reach the 60-point mark for the third straight game and lost to Mercyhurst, 75-55, in a PSAC West game Wednesday afternoon at the Mercyhurst Athletic Center. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Cignetti happy with new recruits IUP FOOTBALL: Cignetti happy with new recruits
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
There’s a pretty good reason why the IUP football team didn’t make a big splash Wednesday, the first day of the annual National Letter of Intent signing period. [Read More]

All Police News

 
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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The owner of a red Mercury Milan told Indiana police someone broke the side mirror of her car between 10 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday while it was parked in a private lot along the 800 block of Wayne Avenue. [Read More]
Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail
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FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-drivingwreck was transferred to an adult jail on Friday, a week after a judge initially refused to do so. [Read More]
January fire ruled accidental January fire ruled accidental
1 day ago -
A state police fire marshal has determined a Jan. 3 fire at 848 Rayne Church Road, Rayne Township, was accidental. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana are investigating a retail theft about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at JC Penney. [Read More]
Police release monthly statistics Police release monthly statistics
1 day ago -
The Indiana County Sheriff’s Office as well as state police in Indiana and Kiski Valley have reported statistics for the month of January. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
Gabriella Zuccolotto, 20, of Freeport, was not hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 9:04 p.m. Tuesday on Route 56 east of Campbell Road. [Read More]
Details scarce in police academy probe Details scarce in police academy probe
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HARRISBURG — An investigation into possible cheating at the Pennsylvania State Police academy has involved dozens of interviews and an extensive collection of evidence since it began in December, the force’s commander said Thursday. [Read More]
Man overdoses in maternity ward Man overdoses in maternity ward
1 day ago -
JOHNSTOWN (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man overdosed on heroin in the bathroom of a hospital maternity ward where his girlfriend and their newborn were staying. [Read More]
DA: Police fired 12 shots at man who stabbed K-9 DA: Police fired 12 shots at man who stabbed K-9
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors say Pittsburgh-area police shot 12 times at a man they killed after he fatally stabbed a police dog. [Read More]
Man sentenced in Walmart scam Man sentenced in Walmart scam
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH — A man who cashed $300,000 worth of counterfeit checks using personal information stolen by peeking over the shoulders of hundreds of Walmart customers was sentenced to prison Thursday. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Eagle Scout completes project Eagle Scout completes project
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The Clyde Volunteer Fire Company recently sponsored junior fireman and member Timothy Baker for his Eagle Project. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School
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The following students have been named to the Indiana Area Senior High School honor roll for the second grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School
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The following students have been named to the Indiana Area Junior High School honor roll for the second grading period: [Read More]
80TH BIRTHDAY: Paul Isenberg 80TH BIRTHDAY: Paul Isenberg
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Paul Isenberg, of Brush Valley, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Feb. 13 with his family at the Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Pinewood Derby held in Creekside Pinewood Derby held in Creekside
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Cub Scout Pack 1145 of Creekside held a Pinewood Derby on Jan. 23 at the Creekside firehall. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Katrina Bloom STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Katrina Bloom
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Katrina Bloom as a Student of the Month for February. She is the daughter of Tracie Bloom and Joel Zimmerman, of Apollo, and attends Apollo-Ridge High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karly Taylor STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karly Taylor
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Karly Louise Taylor as a Student of the Month for February. She is the daughter of Carl and Kristy Taylor, of Apollo, and attends Apollo-Ridge High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 6 Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 6
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School
1 day ago -
The following students were named to the honor roll for Homer-Center High School for the second quarter grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Purchase Line High School HONOR ROLL: Purchase Line High School
1 day ago -
The following Purchase Line High School students were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period: [Read More]

All World News

 
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump returning to stage; Rubio to face onslaught at debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump returning to stage; Rubio to face onslaught at debate
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage tonight hoping to find his way into the winner’s circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals. [Read More]
Woman tracks down birth mom, 96 Woman tracks down birth mom, 96
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Eighty-two years after she was born to a teenage girl and put up for adoption, Betty Morrell finally has met her 96-year-old birth mother, thanks to the dogged persistence of her granddaughter during 20 years of searching. [Read More]
13 dead, over 100 missing as earthquake rattles Taiwan 13 dead, over 100 missing as earthquake rattles Taiwan
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TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers were searching late today for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn and caused a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 13 people and injuring hundreds. [Read More]
Seoul: N. Korea moves up launch
16 minutes ago -
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said today. [Read More]
Court rejects Kane's license request
16 minutes ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license will remain suspended after the state’s highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it. [Read More]
Crane collapses in NYC, leaving one dead, three hurt Crane collapses in NYC, leaving one dead, three hurt
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NEW YORK — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. [Read More]
Crime spree ends with 1 suspect dead
26 minutes ago -
MILTON, Fla. — A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with [Read More]
Three people believed aboard two planes that collided off California coast Three people believed aboard two planes that collided off California coast
31 minutes ago -
LOS ANGELES — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said. [Read More]
Twitter moves to seek out terrorist supporters
31 minutes ago -
WASHINGTON — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday. [Read More]
Park offers to rehire worker after outcry
36 minutes ago -
ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania amusement park has offered to rehire a special needs employee after his co-worker took to social media to lambaste the company for firing him. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Be a fact-checker in GOP race in 9th Letter to the editor: Be a fact-checker in GOP race in 9th
1 day ago -
While our mailboxes are still relatively free of campaign clutter, I have an urgent word of advice to voters in the 9th Congressional District: Check the facts. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Mudslinging vs. facts in GOP race in 9th Letter to the editor: Mudslinging vs. facts in GOP race in 9th
1 day ago -
There have been several letters in your paper recently unfairly attacking Congressman Bill Shuster. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A doctor's sound advice on antibiotic use Letter to the Editor: A doctor's sound advice on antibiotic use
2 days ago -
Recently, I was standing in line at Walmart and overheard the following conversation: “That doctor’s appointment was a waste of time and $25. I feel miserable, and all he did was lecture to me about the evils of prescribing unnecessary antibiotics.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pies and Petitions to assist election challengers Letter to the Editor: Pies and Petitions to assist election challengers
2 days ago -
Attention, Indiana County Republicans. The best pie bakers in Indiana County have stepped forward to help three candidates get their names on the primary election ballot. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Yes, he did, indeed, do it Letter to the Editor: Yes, he did, indeed, do it
2 days ago -
Last week we were regaled with paeans to the supposed accomplishments of liberal rule and its present chief. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Information ignored in coal waste comments Letter to the Editor: Information ignored in coal waste comments
4 days ago -
In his Friday op-ed column on the merits of burning coal waste (“You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone”), Dennis Simmers ignores that coal waste burning is entirely based on federal and state subsidies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who's real conservative in 9th race? Letter to the Editor: Who's real conservative in 9th race?
4 days ago -
“If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.” — Plato [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Opening doors and following paths Letter to the Editor: Opening doors and following paths
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A door is an object that we use most every day. I am not only speaking about a door made of wood or metal that leads to certain establishments, but doors that lead to everyday opportunities. The more they are used, the more we may become used to using them. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Mixed messages about IUP Letter to the editor: Mixed messages about IUP
5 days ago -
As I write, I have an awkward smile on my face. The smile is one of irony. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Questioning 'good news' reports about jobs Letter to the editor: Questioning 'good news' reports about jobs
5 days ago -
Every time I see or hear news extolling the number of newly created jobs in America, whether the announcement comes from the government, The Associated Press or a local demagogue, I am reminded of a certain political cartoon published during the Bill Clinton administration. [Read More]
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