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Posturology helps restore good posture Posturology helps restore good posture
2 hours ago -
A United-area man who found his calling halfway across the world working with high-profile Olympic and professional athletes has brought his knowledge home to share. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Supervisors urge common sense while burning
2 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — The Center Township supervisors have advised township residents to consider their neighbors and be prudent when burning trash, but they said Monday they are not prepared to enact their lawyers’ recommendations for beefing up the local law that governs open burning. [Read More]
St. Patty's Open raises $21,000 St. Patty's Open raises $21,000
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Members of Quota International of Indiana raised more than $21,000 during the 10th annual St. Patty’s Open indoor golf tournament on March 13. [Read More]
Relief from allergies is possible Relief from allergies is possible
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Bless you! These are familiar words to many people in the spring with the appearance of plants, trees and pollen. Unfortunately, a beautiful time of year can become miserable for those that suffer from allergies. [Read More]
SALTSBURG BOROUGH: Council adds officer to force SALTSBURG BOROUGH: Council adds officer to force
3 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
SALTSBURG — Saltsburg Borough council members on Monday voted to hire a new part-time police officer. [Read More]
Church supports ICCAP 'Power Pack' Church supports ICCAP 'Power Pack'
3 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
The First Unitarian Universalist Church of Indiana recently raised $365 through ticket sales for a silent auction. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015: Who's on your ballot ELECTION 2015: Who's on your ballot
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Here is who is on the Democratic and Republican ballots for the spring primary election on May 19. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015: Ross Bricklemyer, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council ELECTION 2015: Ross Bricklemyer, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
With 28 years of service, Ross Bricklemyer is the Indiana council incumbent with the longest tenure. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015: John Hartman, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council ELECTION 2015: John Hartman, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
John Hartman retired last year after teaching physics 35 years at Indiana Area High School. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015: Kaycee Newell, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council ELECTION 2015: Kaycee Newell, Fourth Ward, Indiana Borough Council
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Michigan native Kaycee Newell lived in Texas for four years before coming to Indiana two years ago when her husband, Nathan, took a position teaching in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s fine arts department. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
MLB: Punxsutawney's Mesoraco left to pinch hit MLB: Punxsutawney's Mesoraco left to pinch hit
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It will be at least another week before he tries to catch again, but Punxsutawney native Devin Mesoraco should be available to pinch hit for the Cincinnati Reds in their three-game series against the Pirates, which begins tonight, at PNC Park. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Homer-Center gets rare win at Blairsville BASEBALL: Homer-Center gets rare win at Blairsville
3 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
BLAIRSVILLE — Homer-Center coach Scott Bauer knew that at some point his team’s luck would change at WyoTech Park. [Read More]
BASEBALL: Indiana wraps up section title BASEBALL: Indiana wraps up section title
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KITTANNING — Riding the arm of ace Zach Schultz, visiting Indiana avenged one of its three section losses this season and clinched the WPIAL Section 2-AAA baseball title with a 5-1 win over second-place Kittanning on Monday. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: It's time for tough choices
3 hours ago -
Over the weekend, work took precedence over outdoor adventures, but I had no complaints considering the beautiful weather. [Read More]
GOLF: Crimson Hawks sit in first at regional GOLF: Crimson Hawks sit in first at regional
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NASHPORT, Ohio — Kenneth Sames and the IUP golf team each sat in first place at the end of the first round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic East Region Championships on Monday at the Longaberger Golf Club. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Strike indicators can be big help JEFF KNAPP: Strike indicators can be big help
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The marriage of nymphs and strike indicators is a natural one. Purists might contend that strike indicators are cheating, perhaps referring to the use of such as bobber fishing. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana clinches playoff spot
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Indiana punched its ticket to the playoffs with a 14-1 win over Latrobe in a WPIAL Division 2 Section 1 boys’ lacrosse game Monday at Andy Kuzneski Field. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Stingers sweep Saltsburg
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Marion Center notched a combined 25 hits and jumped out to big leads in each game to sweep visiting Saltsburg, 17-7 and 12-3 in a Heritage Conference baseball doubleheader Monday. The first game was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule, and the second was shortened to five innings. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Stingers close in on title
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Marion Center ace Megan Risinger tossed a three-hitter and went 4-for-4, and the Stingers moved closer to clinching their second straight Heritage Conference title with an 8-1 win over visiting Homer-Center on Monday. [Read More]
IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks advance to NCAA championships IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks advance to NCAA championships
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The IUP women’s tennis team is headed to the NCAA Division II championships. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A Philadelphia man is accused of resisting arrest and faces felony drug charges after police said they had to use pepper spray after trying to search him. [Read More]
Pennsylvania officer killed, K-9 injured in crash
3 hours ago -
LIGONIER (AP) — A western Pennsylvania police officer was killed early today in a head-on crash with a work van that police said was traveling the wrong way. [Read More]
Route 422 reroute to begin Route 422 reroute to begin
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Traffic heading eastbound on Route 422 will be routed onto the westbound lanes via a crossover beginning Wednesday, weather permitting, as part of a project to replace the Route 954 (South Sixth Street) bridge. [Read More]
Bridge replacement project to begin Bridge replacement project to begin
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Work on the bridge replacement project on Gipsy Road in Montgomery Township will begin next week, according to an announcement from PennDot District 10. The bridge carries Gipsy Road over the West Branch of Cush Creek. [Read More]
NYPD officer with promising career dies from gunshot wound NYPD officer with promising career dies from gunshot wound
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NEW YORK — Officer Brian Moore, the son, nephew and cousin of police officers, had already started carving out a promising career for himself at the New York Police Department, making more than 150 arrests and earning service medals in less than five years on the job. [Read More]
Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Since at least 2007, the FBI has been able to recognize the voice of Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. [Read More]
'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head 'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to head
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NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months. [Read More]
FBI searches Phoenix home in Texas Muhammad shooting probe
1 day ago -
GARLAND, Texas (AP) — The FBI says agents are searching a Phoenix apartment as part of the investigation into the deadly shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons. [Read More]
Trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher
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TOBYHANNA — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss. [Read More]
Father wants to withdraw plea
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EASTON (AP) — The Pennsylvania father who pleaded guilty after his daughter’s teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn’t neglect his 6-year-old. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: May 5 Gazette readers' birthdays: May 5
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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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From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 4, 2015 ... [Read More]
93rd BIRTHDAY: Sara DesChamp 93rd BIRTHDAY: Sara DesChamp
1 day ago -
Sara DesChamp celebrated her 93rd birthday on April 28. She was born on April 28, 1922, in NuMine, the fourth of nine children. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 4 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 4
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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, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 3 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 3
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Kaelyn McKlveen STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Kaelyn McKlveen
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Kaelyn McKlveen, a senior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named the BPW Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karissa Shomo STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karissa Shomo
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Junior Karissa Shomo has been named the Academic Student of the Month for May at Ligonier Valley High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Noah Leonatti STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Noah Leonatti
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Noah Leonatti, a junior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named Arts Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Emily Bucklen STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Emily Bucklen
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Emily Bucklen, a senior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named the Rotary Club Student of the Month for May. [Read More]

All World News

 
Kerry visits Somalia; trip marks first ever for a U.S. secretary of state Kerry visits Somalia; trip marks first ever for a U.S. secretary of state
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia today in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit Somalia. [Read More]
Analysis: Reforming Baltimore police will be expensive Analysis: Reforming Baltimore police will be expensive
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BALTIMORE — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore’s top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city’s mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct. [Read More]
Texas acts to stop cities from limiting drilling
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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries. [Read More]
Huckabee seeks second White House bid Huckabee seeks second White House bid
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HOPE, Ark. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries. [Read More]
Tsarnaev shows emotion for first time at trial Tsarnaev shows emotion for first time at trial
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BOSTON — For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand. [Read More]
Clinton agrees to testify on Benghazi, emails Clinton agrees to testify on Benghazi, emails
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WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is willing to testify once on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and her email practices during her tenure as secretary of state, her attorney told lawmakers in a letter Monday. [Read More]
Man charged with homicide
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GREENSBURG (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged in the death of his sister’s boyfriend, whose body was found at a gas well site in western Pennsylvania. [Read More]
UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing
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SAN FRANCISCO — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley, have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco. [Read More]
Group: Dozens feared dead in migrant tragedy Group: Dozens feared dead in migrant tragedy
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CATANIA, Sicily — Dozens of passengers in a crowded rubber boat fell into the sea and likely drowned as a rescue vessel neared, survivors reported as they arrived in Italy today to join thousands of other migrants rescued in the Mediterranean in recent days. [Read More]
Highmark urges Pa. to OK fund transfer
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HARRISBURG — Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state’s top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete ... [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Baker's career shows how much he cares
2 hours ago -
He’s back. Yes, it’s that old disabled Marine Vietnam vet who always reminds you of Memorial Day. This time it’s politics, not Obama, but county commissioner and my friend Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pee Wee football appreciative of support
2 hours ago -
Indiana Pee Wee football is right around the corner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Show your support for proposed bike trail
2 days ago -
Indiana is truly a great place to live. I enjoy the outdoors so I appreciate our local parks to hike and enjoy walking and biking on the Hoodlebug Trail. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'In God we trust' has lost meaning in America
3 days ago -
In America we know little about persecution and are free to carry our Bible and attend the church of our choice. However, in many places we are not free to talk about God, and are thought of as troublemakers if they speak against evil and don’t conform with the sinful ways of the world. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Don't delay in getting healthcare
3 days ago -
Mental Health America’s theme for Mental Health Awareness Month in May is Mental Health B4 Stage 4. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Law enforcement in time of need
5 days ago -
I had an incident on Homer City’s Main Street on a recent Monday morning. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Broaden NYC child's horizon and your own
5 days ago -
The last two years, my family and I have had the wonderful opportunity of hosting a child from New York City though the Fresh Air Fund. This program is an excellent way to broaden a child’s horizons as well as your own. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Proposed trade pacts divides Democrats
5 days ago -
Democrats are divided on the “fast track” trade agreement between the U.S. and a number of Pacific Rim countries projected to be huge customers in the future. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What does 'fair' mean in terms of taxes?
1 week ago -
Mr. Donald Skillin in his April 14 letter claimed that budget deficits are the result of insufficient revenues, not excessive spending, and that this lack of revenues is a result of tax cuts “in the early 2000s.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Cal Thomas blaming the wrong people
1 week ago -
It was a relief to read Page 6 on Friday as we had just returned to Indiana after three fraught days in Allegheny General Hospital when the wonderful crew there had worked incredibly hard to resolve my wife’s heart issues. [Read More]
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