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Photos of the Week Photos of the Week
45 minutes ago - - TOM PEEL, JAMIE EMPFIELD, KAYLA GRUBE, JESSICA UPTEGRAPH
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 28-July 4 The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 28-July 4
14 hours ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of June 28-July 4. [Read More]
Communities celebrate Independence Day
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Communities celebrate Independence Day
1 day ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Area residents celebrated the Fourth of July in a variety of ways this year. [Read More]
Walnut Medical names assistant director Walnut Medical names assistant director
1 day ago -
Jodi R. Clark has been appointed to the position of assistant director at Walnut Medical Services. [Read More]
Financial adviser earns recognition Financial adviser earns recognition
1 day ago -
Geri Johnson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Indiana recently earned the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for exceptional achievement in building client relationships. [Read More]
Nissan dealership earns award Nissan dealership earns award
1 day ago -
Mark Arbuckle Nissan, Indiana, has been awarded the Nissan Award of Excellence. [Read More]
CAROLE McCRAY: Summer care for perennials CAROLE McCRAY: Summer care for perennials
1 day ago -
Pruning your perennial plants is the key to a well-groomed garden. It is an important process to do when plants have grown up to twice their normal size since the spring. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Remembering an inspired artist CARL KOLOGIE: Remembering an inspired artist
1 day ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
It won’t be easy to forget John McCombie. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: The prophet's profit JEFFREY TOBIN: The prophet's profit
1 day ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I’ve never met an entrepreneur who hasn’t felt like a total and abject failure — a sniveling, quivering pile of spineless flesh, hiding behind a superhero facade. [Read More]
VETERANS' CORNER: VA expands disability benefits VETERANS' CORNER: VA expands disability benefits
1 day ago -
The Department of Veterans Affairs published a new regulation that expands eligibility for some benefits for a select group of Air Force veterans and Air Force Reserve personnel who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Meadow Lane is teaming up with Deertrak Golf Club in Rural Valley to hold this year’s edition of the President’s Cup. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack
1 day ago -
Needing a win to shore up a playoff spot, S.W. Jack limited Indiana Lions to just two hits but committed four costly errors in a 4-0 loss in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Friday at Charlie Hogan Field. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale
1 day ago -
Season tickets for the 2015 IUP football season are on sale at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Conference box office. Single-game tickets will be available soon. [Read More]
Women's league has received rave reviews Women's league has received rave reviews
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Ontario native Julie Sadler realized that football reigns supreme in the eyes of western Pennsylvania sports fans while watching one of her first Pittsburgh Steelers’ games. [Read More]
Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
A British athlete with local ties will have a unique experience as he represents the U.S. in the International Cricket Council Americas Under-19 Division 1 Championship in Bermuda this weekend. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Cricket is a unique sport and not one that most Americans claim to understand. The best way to describe the English game is baseball without the bases. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Punxsutawney takes over first place SANDLOT BASEBALL: Punxsutawney takes over first place
3 days ago -
Punxsutawney swept Kovacik Insurance, 2-1, 12-0, in a doubleheader Thursday to leap into first place in the Indiana County Senior Legion standings. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Bowman's takes IABB game AROUND THE AREA: Bowman's takes IABB game
3 days ago -
Bowman’s Coins defeated East American Motorsports, 8-5, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Thursday. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: I-Medical rallies past Armstrong SANDLOT BASEBALL: I-Medical rallies past Armstrong
4 days ago -
In a battle of two playoff-bound teams, host I-Medical capitalized on 13 walks and three errors to nip Armstrong, 13-12, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Clymer Legion rallies past Indiana Lions SANDLOT BASEBALL: Clymer Legion rallies past Indiana Lions
5 days ago -
CLYMER — In a game played Monday, Clymer Legion mustered just three hits but plated four runs in the last two innings to edge Indiana Lions, 9-8, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game. [Read More]

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INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
1 day ago -
The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
State police at Kiski Valley said someone took an Apple iPad Mini from a vehicle June 11. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
State police said no one was hurt when a car struck a tree along Route 819 Friday at 10 a.m. [Read More]
HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
3 days ago -
The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Susanne Steffee, Homer City. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
3 days ago -
Someone cut the outer lining of a swimming pool belonging to Virginia E. Sleigh on Thursday between 6 and 7 a.m., according to state police. [Read More]
PennDOT schedules roadwork for week PennDOT schedules roadwork for week
3 days ago -
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled the following maintenance and construction in Indiana County for next week: [Read More]
Accident shuts down Route 119 traffic Accident shuts down Route 119 traffic
3 days ago -
A medical helicopter landed in the northbound lane of Route 119 Thursday after two cars were involved in a collision at the intersection with Devinney Hollow Road at about 12:45 p.m., shutting down traffic in both directions. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
4 days ago -
Indiana police are investigating a hit-and-run crash between 1 and 3:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Fifth Street. [Read More]
Sheriff releases statistics Sheriff releases statistics
4 days ago -
Indiana County sheriff’s deputies spent 714 deputy hours in court facility security and 249 deputy hours in court security during June, according to a monthly statistical report from the sheriff’s office. [Read More]
Stepfather to face trial in beating Stepfather to face trial in beating
5 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
CLYMER — A White Township man accused of injuring his stepson in a rage over the boy’s refusal to take his medicine has been ordered to face trial in Indiana County Court on the charges. [Read More]

All Family News

 
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
1 day ago -
Here's a periodic roundup of academic achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
From the Indiana Regional Medical Center: July 5 [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
WEDDING: Maria Macchiaroli and Benjamin Hodnett WEDDING: Maria Macchiaroli and Benjamin Hodnett
3 days ago -
Maria Doreane Macchiaroli, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Macchiaroli, wed Dr. Benjamin Lucas Hodnett, son of the Rev. Tony Hodnett and the late Ramona Hodnett, at 2 p.m. on May 2. [Read More]
99TH BIRTHDAY: Kathryn George 99TH BIRTHDAY: Kathryn George
3 days ago -
Kathryn George, of Brush Valley, is celebrating her 99th birthday today with her family. [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Patricia and Robert Ward 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Patricia and Robert Ward
3 days ago -
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Ward, of Commodore, will celebrate their 50th “golden” wedding anniversary with a dinner, given by their children, in their honor at Calvary Baptist Church, where they are active members. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 3 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 3
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 2, 2015 ... [Read More]
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish
4 days ago -
Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish, of Indiana, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 4. Jay and Lois were married in a small Baptist church in Walk Chalk, near Kittanning, on June 4, 1955. [Read More]

All World News

 
Greece’s bailout referendum exposes passionate schism Greece’s bailout referendum exposes passionate schism
1 day ago -
ATHENS, Greece — Pangiotis Smailis paused from his lunch and cleared his throat with a swig of bitter retsina wine. [Read More]
Airline probe must prove business beyond usual Airline probe must prove business beyond usual
1 day ago -
WASHINGTON — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. [Read More]
Cystic Fibrosis drug approved by FDA Cystic Fibrosis drug approved by FDA
1 day ago -
A new drug for people with the most common genetic type of cystic fibrosis won approval from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. [Read More]
Texas decides to stockpile gold
1 day ago -
Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating a logistical conundrum. [Read More]
Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay
1 day ago -
WASHINGTON — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn’t what it used to be. [Read More]
Alligator kills man during night swim
1 day ago -
ORANGE, Texas — A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a southeast Texas marina, according to police. [Read More]
3 bodies found in 2 homes 3 bodies found in 2 homes
1 day ago -
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Police have found three bodies inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor, and authorities believe they are from the same family. [Read More]
14 hurt in deck collapse at N.C. beach
1 day ago -
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said. [Read More]
Expectation of vetoes helped line up GOP votes
1 day ago -
HARRISBURG — After three years of futility, Republicans finally used their majorities in Pennsylvania’s state House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the state’s public employee retirement systems and privatizing its government-controlled wine [Read More]
Selfie requests shift focus for presidental campaign Selfie requests shift focus for presidental campaign
1 day ago -
“Press that white button! This right here,” the former secretary of state instructed a technologically deficient fan in New Hampshire who was fumbling to work an iPhone camera. Her patience thinning, Hillary Rodham Clinton took matters into her own hands and jabbed the button herself. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized? Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized?
1 day ago -
Here are some predictions if the Legislature succeeds in privatizing the state liquor stores. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials
1 day ago -
Halliburton has closed up shop. Sen. Don White says, “I’m very upset with the people from Halliburton.” White and Rep. Dave Reed issued a joint statement stating, “Today is a dark day for Indiana County.” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do
3 days ago -
Yeah, people get killed by guns, but it isn’t the gun’s fault for killing the people. It is the people. They are the ones who have them and decide to go out and kill someone. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right
4 days ago -
The other day someone asked me, “What should we do as we see the government making so many unbiblical decisions?” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pope gives wake-up call for all mankind Letter to the Editor: Pope gives wake-up call for all mankind
4 days ago -
Praise be! Pope Francis has issued an encyclical that should act as a wake-up call, not just to Catholics but to all mankind. The message is clear and simple: Mankind is guilty of failing to take proper care of our home planet. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality) Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality)
1 week ago -
Another shooting tragedy! And before one autopsy or funeral was completed, the outrage and blaming began. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community
1 week ago -
The shock and the aftermath of the shootings in Charleston, S.C., continue to be a topic of conversation for many. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect
1 week ago -
I am concerned about a quote from Republican Jonathon Hill about the timing of dealing with the issue of the Confederate flag being disrespectful to the victims’ families. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way
2 weeks ago -
After the colonists broke away from a tyrannical British monarch, the Founding Fathers of our country stitched together a Constitution whose basic fabric was based upon a system of checks and balances, so no single branch of government could rule imperiously. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely
2 weeks ago -
Some time back I came across a picture of my great-grandfather. I could not but help to wonder about his life. I never knew him and he never knew I would even exist. He died 16 years before I was born. [Read More]
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