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Homer-Center claims Heritage Conference title

Homer-Center claims Heritage Conference title

- JAMES J. NESTOR

The Homer-Center Wildcats claimed their third straight Heritage Conference title tonight in a game against the Saltsburg Trojans.

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WHITE TOWNSHIP: Plan for hotel at Windy Ridge gets approval WHITE TOWNSHIP: Plan for hotel at Windy Ridge gets approval
23 hours ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
The White Township planning commission approved a final site plan Tuesday to add a Holiday Inn Express hotel at the Windy Ridge Business and Technology Park along Route 286 West. [Read More]
CLYMER BOROUGH: Two properties eyed for demolition CLYMER BOROUGH: Two properties eyed for demolition
23 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
CLYMER — Two properties in Clymer Borough are badly in need of demolition, according to Rob Barto, borough manager. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Directors approve academic calendar UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Directors approve academic calendar
23 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The directors in the United School District on Tuesday approved the academic calendar for the 2016-17 school year. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates attend dinner CAMPAIGN 2016: Candidates attend dinner
1 day ago -
The Federation of Democratic Women held a spaghetti dinner Sunday at the Chevy Chase Community Center in White Township. [Read More]
Ash Wednesday services held Ash Wednesday services held
1 day ago -
Father Thomas Federline administered ashes to the forehead of Phil Jablunovsky, of Indiana, at services this morning at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic church in White Township. [Read More]
Girl Scout cookies to be sold in downtown Indiana Girl Scout cookies to be sold in downtown Indiana
1 day ago -
The Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania will launch its cookie sales in nine Downtown Indiana retailers on Feb. 27. [Read More]
Open mic nights set Open mic nights set
1 day ago -
The Clymer Slovak Club, 295 Franklin St., Clymer, holds an open mic night from 6 to 11 p.m. every Thursday. [Read More]
Area agencies open doors to teen volunteers Area agencies open doors to teen volunteers
1 day ago -
Teens, did you know volunteer service can transfer to work experience and looks great on your college application? Volunteering is fun because you get to decide to work in a field that interests you. [Read More]
Winter weather advisory issued for region Winter weather advisory issued for region
1 day ago -
A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Thursday. [Read More]
Sign up for email alerts from The Indiana Gazette Sign up for email alerts from The Indiana Gazette
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Have emails like the News @ Noon, featuring the day's top headlines, sent straight to your email inbox. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Local teams set for first rounds of WPIAL playoffs HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Local teams set for first rounds of WPIAL playoffs
1 day ago -
After wrapping up a third straight section title Friday, Indiana earned the No. 7 seed for the WPIAL Class AAA boys’ basketball playoffs, which begin Friday with preliminary round games. The WPIAL released the tournament brackets Tuesday at its pairings meeting. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Comets start strong in win over Colts HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Comets start strong in win over Colts
1 day ago -
Abby Tomayko amassed a school-record 25 rebounds, and host Penns Manor started the game on a big run in a 46-33 win over Northern Cambria on senior night in a Heritage Conference girls’ basketball game Tuesday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana boys improve to 11-5 AROUND THE AREA: Indiana boys improve to 11-5
1 day ago -
Indiana won for the sixth time in seven games by outlasting Norwin, 51-46, in a ninth-grade boys’ basketball game Tuesday. [Read More]
Local team wins championship Local team wins championship
1 day ago -
Gavin Homer, of Homer City, picked up the win for the Flood City ERA 11U baseball team in the championship game at the Disney New Year’s Classic tournament in Orlando, Fla. [Read More]
Blairsville girls claim Heritage Conference title
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Blairsville girls claim Heritage Conference title
1 day ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR, JOE BACCAMAZZI
The Blairsville girls’ basketball team won its fourth straight Heritage Conference championship Tuesday with a win over rival Homer-Center. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Trojans, Wildcats to play for title HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Trojans, Wildcats to play for title
2 days ago -
Nearly a month after holding off second-place Saltsburg in a back-and-forth game, first-place Homer-Center set up another pivotal matchup with the Trojans, and this time the Heritage Conference boys’ basketball title will be on the line. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Blairsville seals win at line HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Blairsville seals win at line
2 days ago -
Four Blairsville players were perfect from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to propel the Bobcats to a 57-46 win over visiting Marion Center in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Monday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: 11 set for District 6 playoffs HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: 11 set for District 6 playoffs
2 days ago -
Homer-Center and Saltsburg are slotted on opposite sides of the bracket in the District 6 Class A boys’ basketball tournament, which begins next week. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Smallmouth bass is a fish for all seasons JEFF KNAPP: Smallmouth bass is a fish for all seasons
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The fish strike was surprisingly aggressive given the frigid water temperature. From 40 feet below the surface the fish put up a stubborn fight. Eventually its olive-bronze body showed through the clear water. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Winter woods are busy ZEKE WILSON: Winter woods are busy
2 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Enjoying this past weekend was easy enough, and in my travels it was evident other hunters were out and about as well. [Read More]

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Officials respond to at least 15 weather-related accidents Officials respond to at least 15 weather-related accidents
23 hours ago -
Steady snowfall, brisk winds and temperatures that just didn’t seem to break the freezing point combined during peak driving times Tuesday to create havoc for motorists and emergency services in Indiana County. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania police reported Bandar Alfadliah, 20, of Rochester, N.Y., and Jeremy Latrella, 19, of Ridgefield Park, N.J., were charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:25 p.m. Friday in Wallwork Hall. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
State police reported a truck driven by Rhett Campion, of Carbon County, hit a guardrail at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday along Route 85 near Miller Road. [Read More]
District attorney considers death penalty District attorney considers death penalty
1 day ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A Westmoreland County prosecutor will have until March 26 to decide whether to seek the death penalty against a man charged in the shooting death of a police officer. [Read More]
Cosby's ex-lawyer dismissed from lawsuit
1 day ago -
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson’s defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby’s former lawyer for denying her allegations that the comedian had drugged and raped her in 1982. [Read More]
Car, school bus crash kills one Car, school bus crash kills one
1 day ago -
MECHANICSBURG (AP) — A crash between a car and a school bus killed one person in the car and sent a student from the bus and others to hospitals, police said. [Read More]
Winter weather advisory issued for region Winter weather advisory issued for region
1 day ago -
A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Thursday. [Read More]
Jury to decide fate of New York officer in stairwell shooting case Jury to decide fate of New York officer in stairwell shooting case
1 day ago -
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors will return to court as they consider whether a rookie police officer who shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell accidentally discharged his weapon, as he says, or whether he acted out of recklessness and did little to help the dying victim. [Read More]
One flown to hospital after vehicle overturns One flown to hospital after vehicle overturns
2 days ago -
The driver of an SUV was flown to Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital after his vehicle overturned Monday along Route 119 in East Mahoning Township, according to state police. [Read More]
Police seek suspect in knife-point convenience store robbery
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Police seek suspect in knife-point convenience store robbery
2 days ago -
CLARKSBURG — A masked man wielding a knife robbed the Sunoco in Clarksburg Monday evening, taking with him cash and attacking the 18-year-old clerk, according to state police at Indiana. [Read More]

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HONOR ROLL: Saltsburg Middle/Senior High School HONOR ROLL: Saltsburg Middle/Senior High School
1 day ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter at Saltsburg Middle/Senior High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 10 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 10
1 day ago -
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, Feb. 9, 2016: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Calvary Baptist Academy
2 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second-quarter grading period at Calvary Baptist Academy: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 9 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 9
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Feb. 8, 2016: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Blairsville Middle/High School HONOR ROLL: Blairsville Middle/High School
3 days ago -
The following Blairsville Middle/High School students were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 8 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 8
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 7 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 7
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

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Union shuns Dorney Park
3 minutes ago -
ALLENTOWN (AP) — One of the nation’s largest police unions won’t hold its annual picnic at a Pennsylvania amusement park after learning how officials treated an employee with special needs. [Read More]
Police: Car bought on stolen card
3 minutes ago -
CONNEAUT LAKE (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed on charges they bought a Corvette and other items using a credit card issued by the man’s New York employer. [Read More]
Students report stomach ailment
3 minutes ago -
COLLEGEVILLE (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania college has closed its cafeterias and snack bar after 100 students reported symptoms of a stomach illness. [Read More]
Church official wins appeal
3 minutes ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic church official could soon seek bail after a Pennsylvania appeals court refused to review a decision to throw out his child-endangerment conviction. [Read More]
U.S. seeks immediate ceasefire in Syria U.S. seeks immediate ceasefire in Syria
3 minutes ago -
MUNICH — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups. [Read More]
Burger King's next conquest: Hot dogs Burger King's next conquest: Hot dogs
3 minutes ago -
NEW YORK — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. [Read More]
Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal
3 minutes ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the City Council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. [Read More]
Fire breaks out at northern Mexico prison; deaths reported
8 minutes ago -
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died. [Read More]
Female bombers kill 58 in Nigerian refugee camp
8 minutes ago -
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeastern Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 58 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday. [Read More]
Homeless count draws criticism Homeless count draws criticism
11 hours ago -
NEW YORK — Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation’s largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Proud of involvement in Indiana Theater Letter to the Editor: Proud of involvement in Indiana Theater
4 days ago -
This is in response to the Jan. 20 story regarding Amplify Church taking over the lease at the Indiana Theater. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Kind deed appreciated Letter to the Editor: Kind deed appreciated
4 days ago -
On Friday, Jan. 29, around 2 p.m. while checking out at Walmart, I dropped a money clip with a significant amount of money attached. It wasn’t until the next day that I noticed the money clip missing. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: It's all about cheap labor Letter to the Editor: It's all about cheap labor
4 days ago -
In response to Dan Majernik’s Jan. 18 letter regarding western Pennsylvania’s work ethic, it is a “lost” legacy. What decade/century are you living in, sir? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Be a fact-checker in GOP race in 9th Letter to the editor: Be a fact-checker in GOP race in 9th
6 days ago -
While our mailboxes are still relatively free of campaign clutter, I have an urgent word of advice to voters in the 9th Congressional District: Check the facts. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Mudslinging vs. facts in GOP race in 9th Letter to the editor: Mudslinging vs. facts in GOP race in 9th
6 days ago -
There have been several letters in your paper recently unfairly attacking Congressman Bill Shuster. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A doctor's sound advice on antibiotic use Letter to the Editor: A doctor's sound advice on antibiotic use
1 week ago -
Recently, I was standing in line at Walmart and overheard the following conversation: “That doctor’s appointment was a waste of time and $25. I feel miserable, and all he did was lecture to me about the evils of prescribing unnecessary antibiotics.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pies and Petitions to assist election challengers Letter to the Editor: Pies and Petitions to assist election challengers
1 week ago -
Attention, Indiana County Republicans. The best pie bakers in Indiana County have stepped forward to help three candidates get their names on the primary election ballot. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Yes, he did, indeed, do it Letter to the Editor: Yes, he did, indeed, do it
1 week ago -
Last week we were regaled with paeans to the supposed accomplishments of liberal rule and its present chief. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Information ignored in coal waste comments Letter to the Editor: Information ignored in coal waste comments
1 week ago -
In his Friday op-ed column on the merits of burning coal waste (“You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone”), Dennis Simmers ignores that coal waste burning is entirely based on federal and state subsidies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who's real conservative in 9th race? Letter to the Editor: Who's real conservative in 9th race?
1 week ago -
“If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools.” — Plato [Read More]
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