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Head Start celebrates 50 years Head Start celebrates 50 years
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Officials at Indiana County Head Start recently planted a rose bush to commemorate 50 years of the national Head Start program. [Read More]
'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': With God's guidance, you can do it 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': With God's guidance, you can do it
13 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
Both hubby and I love the outdoors. Especially mountains, forests, streams, waterfalls and wildlife. So camping and hiking have become activities we enjoy together during these empty nest years, although DH has more experience in walking in the woods and is more conditioned and stronger than I. [Read More]
Community church events set
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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]
DEAR ABBY: Remember those who died for our country
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DEAR ABBY: “Lest we forget” — these three simple, but very meaningful words are a reminder to always remember the sacrifices made for our freedom. [Read More]
Fourth-graders put projects 'on parade' Fourth-graders put projects 'on parade'
2 days ago - - TOM PEEL
David Scardina displayed his creation on the state of Texas during a “parade of floats” Thursday at Eisenhower Elementary. [Read More]
INSIDE INDIANA: Pool, drive-in, Gigaroo, Janet, Emily ... INSIDE INDIANA: Pool, drive-in, Gigaroo, Janet, Emily ...
2 days ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
The school days are drawing to a close as we wind down the spring season and prepare for summer, when the pools are open, the sun shines longer and the area offers a variety of family fun. [Read More]
Memorial Day services, activities announced Memorial Day services, activities announced
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The following communities have announced Memorial Day services for the area: [Read More]
Top spellers named in bee Top spellers named in bee
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United Elementary School hosted the annual Indiana County Elementary Principals’ Spelling Bee on April 30. [Read More]
Community events planned throughout region Community events planned throughout region
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Events to be held in communities throughout Indiana County include: [Read More]
Waterlines to be flushed Waterlines to be flushed
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CLYMER — The Clymer Borough Municipal Authority announced that water mains will be flushed beginning Tuesday. Flushing will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The schedule is: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
TRACK AND FIELD: Five local athletes, two relay teams advance at states TRACK AND FIELD: Five local athletes, two relay teams advance at states
13 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
SHIPPENSBURG — Taya Whitfield has another busy day ahead of her today at the PIAA Track and Field Championships, and that’s the way she likes it. It means yesterday was a good day, even if she and her Marion Center teammates didn’t have their best day. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana Lions improve to 4-0 AROUND THE AREA: Indiana Lions improve to 4-0
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Indiana Lions got outhit 12-6 but still scored in every inning but the fifth and improved to 4-0 with a 15-10 win over visiting Armstrong in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Friday. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo keeping things simple ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo keeping things simple
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
At this point in her career, Angel Piccirillo knows that in order to reach her lofty goals on the track, the Villanova middle distance runner must simplify things. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Honors keep rolling in for Uhl, Sames IUP ROUNDUP: Honors keep rolling in for Uhl, Sames
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IUP first baseman Ryan Uhl has been named a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America first-team selection. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Punxs'y wins district title
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DuBOIS — Punxsutawney ace Ryan Sloniger fired a two-hitter to help the top-seeded Chucks win the District 9 Class AAA baseball title, 4-1, over third-seeded Bradford on Thursday at Showers Field. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Eighteenth win is biggest yet for Stingers SOFTBALL: Eighteenth win is biggest yet for Stingers
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MARION CENTER — Winning games is nothing new for the Marion Center softball team, but Thursday’s victory was no ordinary one. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Thompson saves the day for Bobcats BASEBALL: Thompson saves the day for Bobcats
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BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville took advantage of the one mistake that Portage made on Thursday, and that turned out to be good enough to advance to the District 6 Class A championship. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet
3 days ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Don’t tell Steve Cochran experience doesn’t matter at the PIAA Track and Field Championships. [Read More]
IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over
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CONOVER, N.C. — The IUP men’s golf team put together a solid third-round effort, but the Crimson Hawks finished 11 strokes back of the cut at the NCAA Division II Championships on Wednesday afternoon at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center
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S.W. Jack pitchers Alec Petroff and Luke Thomas teamed up to toss a two-hitter, and the Black Sox snapped a two-game losing skid by outlasting visiting Marion Center, 4-2, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]

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Fire destroys garage, damages house Fire destroys garage, damages house
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ROSSITER — Fire crews battled a blaze Friday night into this morning that engulfed a small garage along Dug Hill Road near Rossiter. The alarm sounded at 11:09 p.m. [Read More]
Second arsonist sentenced in $1 million drilling plant fire
13 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
The second man who pleaded guilty to starting last summer’s $1 million fire at the V-King Corp. drilling rig assembly plant near Tide, Center Township, was sentenced Friday to jail time, fines and court costs. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police reported two thefts in the 1300 block of Church Street overnight from Thursday into Friday. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police said no one was hurt when a pickup truck struck an SUV along Route 110 Thursday at 4:28 p.m. [Read More]
After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision
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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's yearslong battle with her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday after she agreed to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail. [Read More]
Officials say ex-con had help in family's slaying Officials say ex-con had help in family's slaying
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WASHINGTON — An ex-convict likely had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said. [Read More]
Police: Trooper killed burglar who pointed BB gun at him
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SOMERSET (AP) — A state trooper investigating a burglary at a western Pennsylvania grocery store Friday fatally shot the suspect when he pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at him, police said. [Read More]
Woman accused of endangering child
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PRINGLE (AP) — Police said a Pennsylvania woman was dazed and confused on synthetic marijuana with her child in the car. [Read More]
Police: Father took money from son
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STROUDSBURG (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing insurance money that was supposed to cover his son’s drug and alcohol treatment, police said. [Read More]
Man sentenced to jail for arson Man sentenced to jail for arson
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The second man who pleaded guilty to starting last summer’s $1 million fire at the V-King Corp. drilling rig assembly plant near Tide, Center Township, was sentenced Friday to jail time, fines and court costs. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Student of the Month: Jessica Polenik Student of the Month: Jessica Polenik
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Jessica Polenik, of Clymer, has been named the Penns Manor Education Association Senior of the Month for May. She is the daughter of Jeff and Carol Polenik. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Luke Smetak Student of the Month: Luke Smetak
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Luke Smetak was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Vocational Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Chloe Chappell Student of the Month: Chloe Chappell
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Chloe Chappell was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Citizenship Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Ryan Redilla Student of the Month: Ryan Redilla
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Ryan Redilla was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Rotary Club Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Abigail Pelger Student of the Month: Abigail Pelger
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Abigail Pelger was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Lions Club Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Bethanie Meharey Student of the Month: Bethanie Meharey
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Bethanie Meharey was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School BPW Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Luke Ferlin Student of the Month: Luke Ferlin
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Luke Ferlin was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Zachary Homyak Student of the Month: Zachary Homyak
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Zachary Homyak was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Jasmine Connor Student of the Month: Jasmine Connor
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Jasmine Connor was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Jessica Anto Student of the Month: Jessica Anto
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Jessica Anto was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Arts Student of the Month for April. [Read More]

All World News

 
Irish voters move to legalize gay marriage Irish voters move to legalize gay marriage
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DUBLIN — Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world’s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared today even as official ballot counting continued. [Read More]
GM inquiry finds criminal wrongdoing
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Justice Department investigators have identified criminal wrongdoing in General Motors’ failure to disclose a defect tied to at least 104 deaths, and are negotiating what is expected to be a record penalty, according to people briefed on the inquiry. [Read More]
Senate clears trade bill
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WASHINGTON — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration’s hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House. [Read More]
Jobs gain in Pa. biggest since 1990s
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania recorded its biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades in April, while its unemployment rate stabilized after rising for three straight months, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. [Read More]
Obama signs Iran nuclear review bill into law Obama signs Iran nuclear review bill into law
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WASHINGTON — Though he once vigorously opposed its involvement, President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that gives Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. [Read More]
New state troopers deployed in state
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HERSHEY (AP) — Pennsylvania has 122 new state troopers. [Read More]
Islamic State claims attack on Saudi mosque Islamic State claims attack on Saudi mosque
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CAIRO — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia that left at least 21 people dead, warning that more “black days” loom ahead in a direct challenge to the rulers of the Sunni kingdom. [Read More]
Gay couple can marry after vacating adoption Gay couple can marry after vacating adoption
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When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York. [Read More]
After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision
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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's yearslong battle with her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday after she agreed to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail. [Read More]
Michigan bag of cremated remains found on Scottish beach
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A newspaper says a bag of cremated remains handled by a company in southwestern Michigan was discovered on a beach in Scotland. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board
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The debate between Indiana Area school directors Tom Harley and Deborah Clawson on the use of a committee system left me scratching my head that there was even a debate. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages
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A recent report on the physician workforce from the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission recommends six strategies to address projected future physician shortages. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
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On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
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Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Questions raised about class scheduling
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As this community votes for Indiana school board on May 19, let me share some items dealing with the senior high school that have occurred because of this “common sense” board. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Let's be proactive about reckless driving
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First, thanks to our borough, state and IUP police officers who serve the people well, but we all know law enforcement can’t be everywhere. I’ve encountered so many irresponsible drivers over the last few months. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Common-sense candidates still best choice
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Spring has sprung and with it another election cycle for the Indiana school board. This year the field for election will be filled with proponents for turning back recent board decisions without much explanation of what an alternative plan would be. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Early dismissals better than late starts
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I am writing in response to the Indiana school board’s recent implementation of two-hour late start days once a month from September through March for the upcoming school year. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: District not better off than four years ago
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When it comes to the Indiana school board election, one only needs to ask the question, “Are we better off, as a district, over the past four years with this current board majority?” To me it’s an easy answer: No! [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pee Wee football appreciative of support
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Indiana Pee Wee football is right around the corner. [Read More]
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