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Charges filed in fatal crash

Charges filed in fatal crash

HOMER CITY — A Homer City man has been charged with homicide and driving under the influence in connection with a traffic crash that claimed the life of a Clymer woman last month in Center Township.

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In the Spotlight: Ebenezer Presbyterian Church of Lewisville In the Spotlight: Ebenezer Presbyterian Church of Lewisville
28 minutes ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church of Lewisville was about 1774 when Nicholas Coleman, his wife and 2-year-old son settled in the area. [Read More]
Indiana native entertains at Coney Indiana native entertains at Coney
34 minutes ago -
Indiana native and Los Angeles comedian Rachel McDowell entertained the audience during a show Friday night at The Coney in Indiana. [Read More]
Michele Huey's 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': What happened to your joy? Michele Huey's 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': What happened to your joy?
38 minutes ago - - MICHELE HUEY
When we moved to the country 35 years ago, we planted three kinds of fruit trees. I had visions of homegrown apples in bowls on the counter and sparkling jars of fresh canned peaches and pears. [Read More]
Garden fundraiser held Garden fundraiser held
39 minutes ago -
Indiana Community Garden held its third annual “Garden in a Bowl” fundraiser Friday at The Artists Hand Gallery on Philadelphia Street, where participants could sample soup, breads and beverages and receive a handmade bowl. [Read More]
Community church events planned
44 minutes ago -
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]
PennDOT to conduct maintenance work
53 minutes ago -
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled the following maintenance and construction activities in Indiana County for next week: [Read More]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES
5 hours ago -
Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order. [Read More]
HOMER-CENTER: Two longtime teachers retire HOMER-CENTER: Two longtime teachers retire
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Two veteran teachers will retire from Homer-Center High School when the school year ends, and take with them more than 67 years of classroom experience. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Supervisors hire ordinance officer
1 day 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
1 day ago -
First Commonwealth Bank recognized the annual fund drive kickoff at the Indiana Free Library with a contribution of $5,000. [Read More]

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IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks extend win streak to 10
58 minutes ago -
IUP bumped its win streak to 10 games, sweeping Slippery Rock in a PSAC West softball doubleheader on Friday afternoon at Podbielski Field. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks' offense a work in progress IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks' offense a work in progress
58 minutes ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
If the 2015 football season started today, Curt Cignetti would feel good about his defense. But the offense? Well, let’s just call it a work in progress. [Read More]
Bouchette speaks to students about fulfilling career Bouchette speaks to students about fulfilling career
1 hour ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Pittsburgh Steelers beat reporter and IUP graduate Ed Bouchette spoke to a group of students at the Beard Auditorium in Stouffer Hall at IUP on Friday afternoon. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bobcats cruise to victory HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Bobcats cruise to victory
1 hour ago -
Once-beaten Blairsville mounted big rallies in the first and seventh innings and handcuffed host Northern Cambria to coast to a 15-0 win in a Heritage Conference softball game Friday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Bray, Indiana beat Knoch AROUND THE AREA: Bray, Indiana beat Knoch
1 hour ago -
Indiana defeated Knoch, 10-7, in a WPIAL non-section boys’ lacrosse game at Andy Kuzneski Field on Friday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Comets cruise past Saltsburg HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Comets cruise past Saltsburg
1 day ago -
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
1 day ago -
Indiana swept Penn-Trafford in a junior high track and field meet Thursday. [Read More]
Booster league seeks players
1 day ago -
Indiana Area Booster Ball is accepting applications for the 2015 season. [Read More]
Women’s flag football league seeks players
1 day ago -
Players are needed for the new Indiana Women’s Flag Football League. [Read More]
IUP club sets tourney
1 day 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]

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Numerous defendants sentenced in county court
28 minutes ago -
The following defendants appeared for sentencing and other sanctions at hearings March 27 and 30 and April 2 before Judges William Martin and Thomas Bianco in Indiana County Common Pleas Court: [Read More]
POLICE LOG
38 minutes ago -
Borough police took a Harrisburg woman into custody for a warrant after they discovered her at a party this morning at 12:32. [Read More]
Gas-line blast at California gun range injures 11
1 hour ago -
FRESNO, Calif. — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff’s gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said. [Read More]
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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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]

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STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Carrie Cramer STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Carrie Cramer
29 minutes ago -
 The Women’s Civic Organization of Rural Valley named Carrie Cramer as the West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School Senior of the Month for February. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tanner Stewart STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tanner Stewart
30 minutes ago -
The Lions Club of Rural Valley has named Tanner Stewart as the West Shamokin Junior-Senior High School Student of the Month for February. Tanner is the son of Terry and Tracy Stewart, of Rural Valley. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Brooke Shindledecker STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Brooke Shindledecker
31 minutes ago -
The Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary recently named Brooke Shindledecker, of Clarksburg, as the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for February. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Sebastian Murabito STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Sebastian Murabito
32 minutes ago -
The Saltsburg Lions recently named Sebastian Murabito, of Saltsburg, as the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for February. [Read More]
BIRTH: Alayna Marie Jack
43 minutes ago -
Jared and Kayla (Keeler) Jack, of Kittanning, have announced the birth of their daughter, Alayna Marie Jack. She was born March 30, 2015, at Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: April 18
58 minutes ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
1 hour ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center April 17 activity: [Read More]
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Dennis and Jane Patrick 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Dennis and Jane Patrick
1 day ago -
Dennis and Jane (Stauffer) Patrick, of Burnside, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on March 8. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 17
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 16, 2015: [Read More]

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2016 GOP hopefuls clash in New Hampshire 2016 GOP hopefuls clash in New Hampshire
47 minutes ago -
NASHUA, N.H. — The Republican Party’s most ambitious have stormed into New Hampshire for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP’s 2016 presidential class. [Read More]
Obama urging 'creative' Iran talks
53 minutes ago -
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday left open the door to “creative negotiations” in response to Iran’s demand that punishing sanctions be immediately lifted as part of a nuclear deal, even though the initial agreement calls for the penalties to be removed over time. [Read More]
Top Saddam aide reported killed Top Saddam aide reported killed
55 minutes ago -
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi provincial governor said Friday that militiamen had killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest-ranking official from Saddam Hussein’s regime who was still on the loose, in clashes in a mountainous region of northern Iraq. [Read More]
Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland declared over
57 minutes ago -
 LOS ANGELES — California health authorities declared an end Friday to a large measles outbreak in the U.S. that started at Disneyland and triggered a broader debate about vaccinations. [Read More]
Dems eye Senate primary
1 hour ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party received its surest sign yet Friday that it will have a contested primary in next year’s U.S. Senate race, and that’s even before the general election contest against the potentially formidable incumbent, Republican Sen. Pat Toomey. [Read More]
Oklahoma governor signs bill allowing nitrogen in executions
1 hour ago -
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma became the first U.S. state to approve nitrogen gas for executions under a measure Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law Friday that provides an alternative death penalty method if lethal injections aren’t possible, either because of a court ruling or a drug shortage. [Read More]
Gas-line blast at California gun range injures 11
1 hour ago -
FRESNO, Calif. — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff’s gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said. [Read More]
Volunteer deputy sold company for $6 million, went back to police work
1 hour ago -
TULSA, Okla. — After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his early 20s: law enforcement. [Read More]
Rare gold coins returned to Philadelphia family
1 hour ago -
PHILADELPHIA — A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict. [Read More]
Plumber testifies drug squad burst in, took tuition money
1 hour ago -
PHILADELPHIA — A plumber told jurors in a police corruption trial that undercover agents burst into his home, took $10,000 in tuition money from a safe and planted methamphetamine and a digital scale. [Read More]

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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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