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Center Township oil bill to be adjusted Center Township oil bill to be adjusted
5 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — A road material vendor has agreed to adjust a steep bill for a supply of dust-suppressing oil at the request of the Center Township supervisors. [Read More]
'Texting Thru Cancer': Hair today, gone tomorrow 'Texting Thru Cancer': Hair today, gone tomorrow
5 hours ago - - JAN WOODARD
Me: “My hair’s falling out.” [Read More]
Indiana Free Library sets weekly schedule Indiana Free Library sets weekly schedule
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
50th class reunion held 50th class reunion held
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The Elderton High School Class of 1966 recently held its 50th class reunion at The Towne Hall, Elderton. [Read More]
Churches plan Vacation Bible School Churches plan Vacation Bible School
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The following area churches have scheduled Vacation Bible School: [Read More]
Community church events scheduled Community church events scheduled
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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]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
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Indiana County area churches are listed according to geographic areas. [Read More]
Faith Service to help mark Indiana's bicentennial Faith Service to help mark Indiana's bicentennial
1 day ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
As part of the ongoing celebration of Indiana Borough’s bicentennial, a Bicentennial Faith Service will celebrate the history of religions in Indiana. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Sheetz fails in bid for transfer of liquor license CENTER TOWNSHIP: Sheetz fails in bid for transfer of liquor license
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — In a divided decision, the Center Township board of supervisors has opposed a plan to transfer a liquor license to the township for the sale of beer at the Sheetz convenience store along Route 119 at Lucerne Road. [Read More]
INSIDE INDIANA: Bash, Patriots, Citizens', Lions, etc. INSIDE INDIANA: Bash, Patriots, Citizens', Lions, etc.
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Organizers of the Indiana County Back to School Bash are preparing for the annual event Aug. 20 and need your help. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
GOLF: YMCA's annual golf outing set Monday GOLF: YMCA's annual golf outing set Monday
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The YMCA of Indiana County will hold the 10th annual Kennard Fairman Golf Outing on Monday at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon wins series opener ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon wins series opener
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BLAIRSVILLE — Tyler Beitel pitched a complete-game shutout and Matt Griffith came through at the plate twice in the final two innings to lead third-seeded West Lebanon over second-seeded Blairsville, 4-0, and claim the first game of an Indiana County League best-of-five semifinal playoff baseball [Read More]
Missions Possible 5K scheduled Aug. 13
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BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks add three recruits IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks add three recruits
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Officially, the number of basketball recruits in IUP’s 2016 class stands at three. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game
1 day ago -
Gilgal Presbyterian defeated Indiana Alliance Church, 18-4, in an Indiana County Church League softball game Thursday. [Read More]
Winning team named at golf tournament Winning team named at golf tournament
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Indiana County Head Start’s 20th annual golf tournament was held July 8 at the Indiana VFW. [Read More]
WEST PENN OPEN: Local players grace top 25 WEST PENN OPEN: Local players grace top 25
2 days ago -
VERONA – The difficult Par 70 course at the Longue Vue Golf Club got to the competitors at the 112th West Penn Open, as the number of golfers breaking par dropped to one at the final standing. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: New Derry finishes off Apollo ICL BASEBALL: New Derry finishes off Apollo
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NEW DERRY — New Derry scored in every inning but the last and rode the arm of Seth Stinson to top Apollo, 12-3, and finish its sweep in the best-of-three quarterfinal-round Indiana County League baseball playoff series Wednesday at New Derry Field. [Read More]
Indiana softball team rallies in title game Indiana softball team rallies in title game
2 days ago - - KAYLA GRUBE
Facing an unfamiliar situation in its postseason run, Indiana responded and pulled out a victory and a championship. [Read More]
GOLF: Holuta stays in top 10 at West Penn Open GOLF: Holuta stays in top 10 at West Penn Open
3 days ago -
VERONA — Tuesday’s second round of the 112th West Penn Open Championship at the Longue Vue Golf Club set the stage for today’s final round, with the field being cut from 78 competitors to the top 32 scores and ties. [Read More]

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HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Susanne Steffee, of Homer City. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police at Kittanning are investigating a theft Thursday or Friday at 143 W. Main St. [Read More]
Cardiologist pleads guilty in methadone-related pill mill case
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A cardiologist charged with running a pill mill along with a woman who ran a methadone clinic raided by federal agents last fall pleaded guilty Friday. [Read More]
Report says jail elevator door gave way, sending two to deaths
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Officials in northeastern Pennsylvania said Friday the fifth-floor door to a county jail elevator swung open as if it was hinged on the top earlier this week, causing a prisoner and guard to break through it and fall to their deaths. [Read More]
Firefighters halt White Township house fire Firefighters halt White Township house fire
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Firefighters from Indiana and Clymer halted a fire that was discovered about 10:20 p.m. Thursday on the rear porch of a house along White Farm Road in White Township. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police reported Christopher Myers, of Indiana, shouted profanities at an officer at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday when officers questioned him about holding an open container of alcohol. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A car driven by Andrew Pecsenye, of Indiana, hit a newspaper vending machine and struck the wall of Perkins Restaurant on Sunday, according to a report released today by state police at Indiana. [Read More]
Law lets drivers run light Law lets drivers run light
1 day ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A new Pennsylvania law is giving drivers the green light to run red lights — under certain circumstances. [Read More]
Suge Knight's lawyers want witnesses' details in murder case Suge Knight's lawyers want witnesses' details in murder case
1 day ago -
LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Marion “Suge” Knight are returning to court to seek information about prosecution witnesses in a murder case against the former rap music mogul. [Read More]
Officers called heroes after Times Square fake bomb threat Officers called heroes after Times Square fake bomb threat
1 day ago -
NEW YORK — When a passing driver hurled a flashing, clicking object into their police van in Times Square, it looked like danger to Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer Peter Cybulski. [Read More]

All Family News

 
BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner
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Julian James Maverick Warner was born June 15, 2016, at 4:45 p.m. at Magee-Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni
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A Homer-Center Alumni Scholarship was recently awarded to Lane Matthew Potts, a 2016 graduate of Homer-Center High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 23: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 23:
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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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 22, 2016: [Read More]
EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook
1 day ago -
Joseph Emilio Cook recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 22:
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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
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 21, 2016: [Read More]
100TH BIRTHDAY: Sara A. McQuown Kerr 100TH BIRTHDAY: Sara A. McQuown Kerr
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Sara A. McQuown Kerr, formerly of Commodore, will celebrate her 100th birthday on July 29. [Read More]
BIRTH: Madeline Jeanae Schlereth BIRTH: Madeline Jeanae Schlereth
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Alyssa Crawford and Richard Allen Schlereth Jr., of Butler, announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Jeanae Schlereth, on July 15, 2016, at Butler Memorial Hospital. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 21:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Kaine brings a steady hand to ticket
5 hours ago -
Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours of calm away from the nervous last-minute energy of political campaigns. [Read More]
Clinton picks Kaine as running mate Clinton picks Kaine as running mate
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TAMPA, Fla. — Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will debut as a presidential ticket in the crucial battleground state of Florida as they head toward next week’s Democratic Party convention. [Read More]
Philadelphia readies for Democratic convention
5 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation’s fifth-largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area. [Read More]
Russian sets balloon record
5 hours ago -
CANBERRA, Australia — A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback today after claiming a new world record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, officials said. [Read More]
Iraqis dig trench around Fallujah Iraqis dig trench around Fallujah
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BAGHDAD — The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city. [Read More]
Obama, Mexican president stress nations' relationship Obama, Mexican president stress nations' relationship
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pe￱a Nieto reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Mexico relationship Friday, promoting the benefits of trade and friendship in an election year that has sometimes stressed that alliance. [Read More]
Scores killed in Afghanistan bomb blast Scores killed in Afghanistan bomb blast
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KABUL, Afghanistan — An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, today, killing at least 61 people and injuring hundreds more. [Read More]
Judge leans toward allowing Trump suit
5 hours ago -
SAN DIEGO — A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump’s lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University. [Read More]
Cardiologist pleads guilty in methadone-related pill mill case
5 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A cardiologist charged with running a pill mill along with a woman who ran a methadone clinic raided by federal agents last fall pleaded guilty Friday. [Read More]
Report says jail elevator door gave way, sending two to deaths
5 hours ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Officials in northeastern Pennsylvania said Friday the fifth-floor door to a county jail elevator swung open as if it was hinged on the top earlier this week, causing a prisoner and guard to break through it and fall to their deaths. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now
1 week ago -
To the county commissioners: I’m sure you realize by now that you will have many more appeals on property reassessments. The time to appeal needs to be extended beyond Sept. 1. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders
1 week ago -
With all the recent ongoing discussions and incidents related to the drug epidemic plaguing our communities in Indiana County, it is critical for all of us to recognize the valuable resources being used every day to respond to these incidents, in addition to all the other emergencies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators
1 week ago -
I am deeply troubled by the recent Indiana Area school board meeting, during which debate focused on allowing teachers to carry firearms — a dangerous, unnecessary and likely ineffective plan. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers
1 week ago -
There is much negativity in our society today, but I would like to share some positive actions by some wonderful people. The Elderton/Plumcreek Recreation Park would like to thank all those who have volunteered at the park this spring and summer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Sen. White's legislation a welcome protection Letter to the Editor: Sen. White's legislation a welcome protection
1 week ago -
As part of a family that depends on the use of natural resources to produce energy to earn a living wage, we want to thank Sen. Don White for his efforts to allow us to continue working without government getting in the way. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The facts don't matter Letter to the Editor: The facts don't matter
2 weeks ago -
Former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson is still in hiding after being cleared in the shooting death of Michael Brown in 2014. The facts didn’t matter then and they don’t now. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Decision on Hillary an insult to justice Letter to the Editor: Decision on Hillary an insult to justice
2 weeks ago -
The statement Tuesday by FBI Director Comey is an outrageous insult to the American justice system. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Nurses, hospital praised Letter to the editor: Nurses, hospital praised
2 weeks ago -
We are writing on behalf of the nursing staff at Indiana Regional Medical Center in appreciation and support for all the personal, loving, gentle and kind care given to us when we were there for testing and surgeries. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Growing more energy jobs Letter to the editor: Growing more energy jobs
2 weeks ago -
Sen. Don White has his priorities straight — supporting a strong Pennsylvania economy — but he’s mistaken that supporting employment means opposing the Clean Power Plan. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Unfairness of property taxes Letter to the editor: Unfairness of property taxes
2 weeks ago -
We just received our spring tax notices. Ours went up $300. Fall taxes will follow and we anticipate an increase of $500 on those. [Read More]
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