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AREA CHURCH SERVICES
2 hours ago -
Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Supervisors hire ordinance officer
22 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — With warmer weather at hand and an increase in the number of residents preparing to burn rubbish outdoors, the Center Township board of supervisors has hired a third ordinance enforcement officer to help oversee compliance with the township’s burning restrictions. [Read More]
Bank helps seed library fund drive Bank helps seed library fund drive
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First Commonwealth Bank recognized the annual fund drive kickoff at the Indiana Free Library with a contribution of $5,000. [Read More]
INSIDE INDIANA: George, May Mart, Amy, yoga, ABATE
22 hours ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
Remember our report last month that Indiana native George E. Hood Jr. was preparing to claim yet another Guinness World Record for the plank position? He's at it again. [Read More]
Trail extension plans presented for review Trail extension plans presented for review
22 hours ago -
Cindy Rogers and Betty Hovland, both of Indiana, examined a map Thursday that shows the proposed route for a biking/walking trail through the Indiana area. [Read More]
Spaghetti dinner to be held Spaghetti dinner to be held
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The Bethel Presbyterian Church, Indiana, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the church. [Read More]
Students support housing authority Students support housing authority
22 hours ago -
IUP students in the Child and Family Studies Association recently painted a mural and donated a table, chairs and toys to the Housing Authority of Indiana County. [Read More]
UNITED: Software to provide absence alerts
22 hours ago -
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Parents in United School District will have the ability to notify the school of their child’s absence — and to be alerted if their child isn’t in school — through new software that directors approved Tuesday. [Read More]
Veterinarian honored for K-9 care Veterinarian honored for K-9 care
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The Indiana County Sheriff’s Office recently presented a plaque of recognition to the Frazer Medical Group. [Read More]
PSO to play rescheduled show at IUP PSO to play rescheduled show at IUP
22 hours ago -
After a February appearance was canceled due to weather, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is reset to perform as part of this year’s Ovations! series. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Comets cruise past Saltsburg HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Comets cruise past Saltsburg
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Host Penns Manor limited Saltsburg to two hits in an 11-1 win in a Heritage Conference baseball game that was shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule Thursday. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: IJHS teams score sweep
23 hours ago -
Indiana swept Penn-Trafford in a junior high track and field meet Thursday. [Read More]
Booster league seeks players
23 hours ago -
Indiana Area Booster Ball is accepting applications for the 2015 season. [Read More]
Women’s flag football league seeks players
23 hours ago -
Players are needed for the new Indiana Women’s Flag Football League. [Read More]
IUP club sets tourney
23 hours ago -
The IUP Martial Arts Club will hold the annual Crimson Combat Tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday at gyms A and B in Zink Hall. [Read More]
Action shoots scheduled at club
23 hours ago -
Cowboy Action Shoots will be held at the Indiana County Bow and Gun Club on April 26, May 17, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27 and Oct. 11. [Read More]
IUP scores shutout in tennis
23 hours ago -
MONROEVILLE — IUP blanked Edinboro, 9-0, in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s tennis match Thursday at the Monroeville Club for Life. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Burrell sweeps Apollo-Ridge
23 hours ago -
SPRING CHURCH — Burrell swept Apollo-Ridge in a WPIAL Section 7-AA track and field meet Thursday. [Read More]
IUP BASEBALL: Uhl earns national honor IUP BASEBALL: Uhl earns national honor
2 days ago -
IUP first baseman Ryan Uhl has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association NCAA Division II National Hitter of the Week. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Indians tame Lions in extra-inning thriller BASEBALL: Indians tame Lions in extra-inning thriller
2 days ago -
Indiana scored a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to nip Greensburg Salem, 2-1, in a WPIAL Section 2-AAA baseball game Wednesday at Keystone Rehab Field. [Read More]

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INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
22 hours ago -
The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
22 hours ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police said Ronald Seibert, 20, of Gibsonia, was asleep in a running car on March 22 in the Zink parking lot. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
23 hours ago -
No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Monday at Elkin Avenue and Route 119 at 6:30 a.m., according to state police. [Read More]
Independent review sought in reserve deputy program Independent review sought in reserve deputy program
23 hours ago -
TULSA, Okla. — A state lawmaker called Thursday for an independent review of Tulsa’s reserve deputy program as more questions arose about the training of a 73-year-old volunteer officer who says he accidentally shot a suspect to death while the man was being held down by others. [Read More]
Kansas man indicted in Fort Riley bomb plot
23 hours ago -
TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Thursday charging a 20-year-old Kansas man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. [Read More]
Coffee-loving bird blamed for crash
23 hours ago -
UNIONTOWN (AP) — State police said a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Convicted ex-judge mails out apology letter Convicted ex-judge mails out apology letter
23 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice ordered to send apology letters to every other judge in the state as part of her criminal sentence on campaign corruption charges has finally mailed them. [Read More]
Police: Man left prints during crime
23 hours ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Police said a suspect in a Pennsylvania liquor store stickup tripped himself up by leaving fingerprints on a whiskey bottle before pulling a gun and telling a cashier he was robbing the place to help his kids. [Read More]
Ohio man accused of terror attack plot Ohio man accused of terror attack plot
23 hours ago -
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man is expected to enter not guilty pleas to charges that he traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned to the U.S. with plans to attack a military base or a prison. [Read More]
Police: Five found slain in Arizona home
23 hours ago -
PHOENIX (AP) — Five adults were found dead inside a Phoenix home after a shooting in a suspected dispute over the family’s business, police said. [Read More]

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60TH ANNIVERSARY: Dennis and Jane Patrick 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Dennis and Jane Patrick
22 hours ago -
Dennis and Jane (Stauffer) Patrick, of Burnside, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 8. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 17
23 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
23 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 16, 2015: [Read More]
WEDDING: Ashley Hazlett and Sheldon McIntyre WEDDING: Ashley Hazlett and Sheldon McIntyre
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Ashley Nicole Hazlett, of Leechburg, and Sheldon Lee McIntyre, of Dayton, were united in marriage on June 7, 2014, at First Church of God, Dayton, with Pastor Kenneth Seidler officiating. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 16 Gazette readers' birthdays, April 16
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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, April 15, 2015: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School
3 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter at Indiana Area Junior High School. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: United High School
3 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third marking period at United High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 15
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 14, 2015: [Read More]

All World News

 
Teens take up e-cigarettes as traditional smoking declines
23 hours ago -
Use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to federal data released Thursday, bringing the share of high school students who use them to 13 percent — more than smoke traditional cigarettes. [Read More]
Independent review sought in reserve deputy program Independent review sought in reserve deputy program
23 hours ago -
TULSA, Okla. — A state lawmaker called Thursday for an independent review of Tulsa’s reserve deputy program as more questions arose about the training of a 73-year-old volunteer officer who says he accidentally shot a suspect to death while the man was being held down by others. [Read More]
Congress open to 'fast track' on trade pact
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Key congressional leaders agreed Thursday on legislation to give President Barack Obama special authority to finish negotiating one of the world’s largest trade accords, opening a rare battle that aligns the president with Republicans against a broad coalition of Democrats. [Read More]
Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans. [Read More]
Kansas man indicted in Fort Riley bomb plot
23 hours ago -
TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Thursday charging a 20-year-old Kansas man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. [Read More]
Coffee-loving bird blamed for crash
23 hours ago -
UNIONTOWN (AP) — State police said a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Plantings begin at Flight 93 memorial
23 hours ago -
SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers are joining state forestry officials in a massive tree-planting project at the Flight 93 National Memorial. [Read More]
Convicted ex-judge mails out apology letter Convicted ex-judge mails out apology letter
23 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice ordered to send apology letters to every other judge in the state as part of her criminal sentence on campaign corruption charges has finally mailed them. [Read More]
Candidate: $500,000 should level GOP playing field
23 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — A candidate who received the largest single campaign contribution reported so far in Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court race said Thursday that the $500,000 will make him competitive in the May 19 Republican primary. [Read More]
Police: Man left prints during crime
23 hours ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Police said a suspect in a Pennsylvania liquor store stickup tripped himself up by leaving fingerprints on a whiskey bottle before pulling a gun and telling a cashier he was robbing the place to help his kids. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Comments about realignment inaccurate
2 days ago -
As chairman of the IASD Academic Committee, I would like to clarify a few items and correct several inaccuracies in Michele Tortorella’s letter to the editor on Sunday (“Public misled on realignment’s benefits”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: People don't want county to be dump site
4 days ago -
In Eric Buterbaugh’s April 2 letter, “County erred in backing township action,” he did his best to try to degrade the county commissioners for becoming involved in the dispute over a waste water dump site within the county. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A revenue problem, not a spending one
4 days ago -
In his April 5 article “To move forward, we must act now,” U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has joined the chorus of those who compare the government’s budget to that of the typical family’s budget. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Math in Smerconish column does not compute
4 days ago -
In his April 7 column, Michael Smerconish says: “Bill Clinton won 61 percent of counties that now have a Whole Foods and 40 percent of counties that now have a Cracker Barrel — a 21 percent gap.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Public misled on realignment's benefits
6 days ago -
At the Academic Committee meeting of the Indiana school board on March 30, over 50 elementary teachers came out to voice their displeasure with the elementary realignment that has occurred this year. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rep. Dush communicates with constituents
6 days ago -
On March 23 at 7 p.m. Cris Dush, newly elected to the state House of Representative from 66th District (northern Indiana County and all of Jefferson County), surprised his constituents with a town hall meeting via an unannounced telephone call. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Hillary would retain Obama's war on coal
6 days ago -
Attention coal miners and retirees: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A chance to brighten city kids' summer
1 week ago -
How would you feel if a child you love didn’t have access to many of summer’s simple pleasures? What if there was no opportunity for a summer vacation, and he or she spent long days inside or surrounded by hot concrete when outside? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Jesus' teachings would be crucified today
1 week ago -
Some 2000 years ago Jesus was condemned and put to death by the religious hierarchy of that day. Jesus’ crucifixion was a result of the religion of man in conflict with the righteousness and law of God. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The birth of a tradition
2 weeks ago -
The Nell Jack article in Friday’s paper reminded me that on Good Friday over 50 years ago, four men in Indiana came up with an idea. They were Sam Jack, Bob McSorley, Ben White and me, Bob Derry. [Read More]
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