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Area children get new shoes for back to school Area children get new shoes for back to school
23 hours ago -
Hunter Smola, 7, found the right pair of shoes with help from volunteer Melissa Campisano on Sunday during The Salvation Army’s Kicks For Kids initiative at Payless Shoes. [Read More]
Children enjoy Son Day in the Park
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Children enjoy Son Day in the Park
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Climbing through a bouncy house Sunday was Isaiah McMillan, 8, who had his face painted at Son Day in the Park at Sherman Street Park in Clymer. [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW THE WEEK IN REVIEW
2 days ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of July 27-Aug. 1: [Read More]
Peoples Gas makes push into rural parts of county Peoples Gas makes push into rural parts of county
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Peoples Natural Gas Company has begun a new push to extend gas service to communities just beyond the present reach of its distribution network. [Read More]
Organizers hoping for boost before Back to School Bash Organizers hoping for boost before Back to School Bash
2 days ago - - SEAN YODER
In 2013, 21 percent, or 10.9 million, of school-age children in the U.S. were living in poverty, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. [Read More]
Indiana woman takes over therapy practice Indiana woman takes over therapy practice
2 days ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Stress relief and wellness are just two of the things that the new owner of I Do Therapy, in Indiana, is passionate about. [Read More]
County fair calls for bakers County fair calls for bakers
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The Indiana County Fair will again hold four state-sponsored baking contests on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m. All of the contests are open to anyone who is a resident of Pennsylvania and who did not win the contest in 2014. [Read More]
Community celebrates at Brush Valley Day 2015
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Community celebrates at Brush Valley Day 2015
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The Brush Valley community welcomed visitors, townspeople, friends and former residents to town on Saturday for the annual Brush Valley Day celebration and a full schedule of events. [Read More]
Democrats hold summer picnic Democrats hold summer picnic
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The Indiana County Democratic Committee held its summer picnic Friday at the Red Barn Sportsmen’s Club. [Read More]
Sen. White, staff reunited with rescued kittens Sen. White, staff reunited with rescued kittens
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State Sen. Don White and his staff were reunited with kittens Friday that had been rescued in June from inside the ceiling tiles in White’s office in the 600 block of Philadelphia Street in Indiana, where felines may have been born. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
ICL BASEBALL: Bison jump out to early lead in Game 1 win ICL BASEBALL: Bison jump out to early lead in Game 1 win
1 day ago - - JOE BACCAMAZZI
BOVARD — Both championship contenders made good contact at the plate for much of the afternoon, but while the balls rarely dropped in for West Lebanon, Bovard scored enough runs in the first inning to take a decisive victory. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Local teams ousted from tourney YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Local teams ousted from tourney
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Fielding woes and a lack of timely hits once again hampered Walbeck Insurance, but this time, the host team won’t get another crack at redemption. [Read More]
Indiana grads help Passion win another title Indiana grads help Passion win another title
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Two Indiana High School graduates, Samantha Simeone and Kim Dreischalick, helped the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team repeat at the IWFL champions. [Read More]
GOLF ROUNDUP: Adair takes Meadow Lane title GOLF ROUNDUP: Adair takes Meadow Lane title
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Protecting a lead can be one of the most difficult things to do in golf. [Read More]
Trail race slated for Aug. 15 Trail race slated for Aug. 15
1 day ago -
DILLTOWN — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the Run For The Trail 7K Run and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Aug. 15, on the Ghost Town Trail. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Walbeck drops tournament opener YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Walbeck drops tournament opener
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Walbeck Insurance played a more competitive game than any of the four teams from the Western Region in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion State Tournament. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Club championships up for grabs JUSTIN GERWICK: Club championships up for grabs
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Colton Wiggins has made a name for himself at Meadow Lane in recent years with a string of top performances in club championships, and his first-round play Saturday put him in contention to keep that streak going. [Read More]
Tomahawks start playoffs tonight Tomahawks start playoffs tonight
3 days ago -
After finishing the regular season at 3-4 (2-2 in league play), the Indiana Tomahawks earned the No. 2 seed in the Western Pennsylvania Sports League football playoffs. [Read More]
TONY COCCAGNA: Chance made a wrong decision TONY COCCAGNA: Chance made a wrong decision
4 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
I received a text message, out of the blue, one day late in May: “Just checking up on my favorite people in town. Hope everything is going well with you and your family.” [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game
4 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
BLAIRSVILLE — The hits just didn’t fall this time for Blairsville, and for the first time in the back-and-forth series, a come-from-behind win didn’t play out. [Read More]

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Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
18 hours ago -
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors declined to rule out death for James Holmes on Monday as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter. [Read More]
Blairsville man dies in accident Blairsville man dies in accident
23 hours ago -
DERRY TOWNSHIP — A Blairsville-area man was fatally injured in a traffic crash Sunday evening on Route 982 just north of New Derry, authorities reported this morning. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
23 hours ago -
Someone stole unspecified property from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of School Street between 7 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Indiana borough police reported. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
1 day ago -
A van driven by Joshua Clark, of Connellsville, hit the side of a car driven by John Kuntz, of Saltsburg, while passing it Wednesday on the southbound lanes of Route 119, state police at Indiana reported. [Read More]
Murrysville doctor accused of illegally killing lion Murrysville doctor accused of illegally killing lion
1 day ago -
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July. [Read More]
Wildfires prompt evacuations in parts of Northern California
1 day ago -
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by northern California wildfires today, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said. [Read More]
40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake 40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake
1 day ago -
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. [Read More]
Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A manhunt was underway today for a suspect who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police charged Sarah Delasko, 32, of Indiana, with a second-degree misdemeanor count of simple assault and a summary count of harassment in a complaint filed at Indiana District Court. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police reported that a motorcyclist was injured at 1:50 p.m. Friday when his Harley-Davidson Heritage Softtail hit a dead deer on Route 422 near Margaret Road. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 3 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 3
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 2 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 2
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Juliano Estrado Donatelli BOY OF THE MONTH: Juliano Estrado Donatelli
3 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Juliano Estrado Donatelli as Boy of the Month for July, the 691st Boy of the Month honored since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 1 Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 1
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 31... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
4 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 30, 2015: [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick 2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick
5 days ago -
Chloe Regan Battick turns 2 years old today. She is the daughter of Frank Battick and Wendy Nemeth Battick, of Ernest. [Read More]
Birth marks fifth generation for family Birth marks fifth generation for family
5 days ago -
The arrival of Ryleigh Greek marked the fifth generation of the Yanoschick family. [Read More]

All World News

 
Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse
11 hours ago -
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Officials say a young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire. [Read More]
Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
18 hours ago -
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors declined to rule out death for James Holmes on Monday as they moved toward sentencing the Colorado theater shooter. [Read More]
Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent plunge Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent plunge
1 day ago -
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened today after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis. [Read More]
Picky eating can signal anxiety, study says Picky eating can signal anxiety, study says
1 day ago -
CHICAGO — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. [Read More]
Murrysville doctor accused of illegally killing lion Murrysville doctor accused of illegally killing lion
1 day ago -
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July. [Read More]
Obama proposes stricter limits on emissions Obama proposes stricter limits on emissions
1 day ago -
WASHINGTON — Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states. [Read More]
Subway sandwich artists set world record Subway sandwich artists set world record
1 day ago -
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Subway's “sandwich artists” cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday. [Read More]
Photos of endangered animals get attention in New York Photos of endangered animals get attention in New York
1 day ago -
NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. [Read More]
Wildfires prompt evacuations in parts of Northern California
1 day ago -
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by northern California wildfires today, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said. [Read More]
40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake 40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake
1 day ago -
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax assessors should have certain qualifications LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax assessors should have certain qualifications
2 days ago -
It is now apparent to many Indiana County property owners and even some of the county commissioners that the recent reassessment was at best a prize-winning boondoggle. [Read More]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: They will know we are Christians LETTER TO THE EDITOR: They will know we are Christians
2 days ago -
Remember the song “They will know we are Christians by our love”? Feel any of that love emanating from recent letters to the editor decrying same-sex marriage? [Read More]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's get our priorities straight LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's get our priorities straight
2 days ago -
The recent killing of a much-loved African lion by an American man while on safari has brought outrage and sadness from around the world. The lion, known as Cecil, was a favorite to the tourists visiting the Zimbabwe park where he roamed free. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy
4 days ago -
As most Pennsylvanians know, we are producing more natural gas than all but one other state, thanks to the prolific supplies of gas in the Marcellus and other formations. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now
6 days ago -
It’s time to take our county back. Many of you have grown up here, went to school or college here, worked, raised your families here. Many are “transplants,” having moved here for work. We have all enjoyed what this county has to offer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care
6 days ago -
What if you called 911 and no one responded? Across the state of Pennsylvania many areas are facing this as a reality. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern
1 week ago -
The following is a quote from the Indiana County commissioners on the recent tax reassessment: “We are also very concerned with the senior population who yet do not clearly understand the effect of their tax notice or their ability to pay.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors' Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors'
1 week ago -
Considering that God is “Love,” it’s obvious by living under our creator’s supervision that we’ll prosper in a loving and righteous way. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners? Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners?
1 week ago -
What do you say? Commissioners, what do you say to the 83-year-old lady who lives by herself as a widow living off her Social Security but feels secure in her home because her late husband built it with his own hands? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment
1 week ago -
The Third needs to be heard: This is not against paying taxes. [Read More]
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