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Giant Eagle Express to close in March

Giant Eagle Express to close in March

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle will close the Giant Eagle Express store in Indiana within the next month, company officials confirmed today.

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Annual cookie sale to begin Annual cookie sale to begin
7 hours ago -
Local volunteers organized the shipment of Girl Scout cookies for distribution Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Finalists named for leadership awards Finalists named for leadership awards
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Fifteen of the area’s leaders in volunteerism, community service and civic responsibility were recognized Wednesday as this year’s Leader’s Circle finalists. [Read More]
International sorority offering scholarship
7 hours ago -
The Mu Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international sorority for women educators, is offering one $750 scholarship award to a girl who will graduate from Indiana Area, Homer-Center, Purchase Line, Blairsville or Saltsburg high school. [Read More]
Rahl paintings are featured exhibit Rahl paintings are featured exhibit
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Works by Tyler Rahl, including a trio of paintings titled “Sojourn,” are among those on display in the 2015 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition at the University Museum in John Sutton Hall and Kipp and Annex Galleries in Sprowls Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
Fountain spray creates frigid art Fountain spray creates frigid art
7 hours ago -
A water fountain fed by a spring created a thick coating of ice along Dixonville Road in Grant Township. [Read More]
Rotary International celebrates 110th anniversary Rotary International celebrates 110th anniversary
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Indiana Rotary joined other Rotary organizations worldwide in celebrating Rotary International’s 110th anniversary on Monday. [Read More]
Documentary opens film series on Friday
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The Center for Community Growth will launch its 2015 Film Series with an engaging documentary and keynote speaker Friday night. “Ivory Tower” explores the increasing cost of higher education and burgeoning student loan debt. [Read More]
Lunch concert series planned for March
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The Indiana Free Library is hosting its fifth annual Brown Bag Concert Series each Monday in March at noon. [Read More]
Ladies Auxiliary monthly meeting held
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The monthly meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 1989 was held at the post on Feb. 17 and called to order by Debbie Mock, auxiliary president. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP BASKETBALL: Men entering playoffs with momentum IUP BASKETBALL: Men entering playoffs with momentum
7 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The Crimson Hawks closed the regular season with a 101-66 romp over Clarion on a night when they recognized their seniors — Chance, Jeremy Jeffers, Shawn Dyer and Alec Boyer — at the KCAC. [Read More]
BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bobcats rolling into title game BOYS' BASKETBALL: Bobcats rolling into title game
8 hours ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
EBENSBURG — Blairsville earned a spot in the championship game by rolling past Central Cambria, 62-46, on Wednesday at Bishop Carroll High School. [Read More]
GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Bobcats adding to historic run GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Bobcats adding to historic run
8 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
EBENSBURG — The Blairsville girls’ basketball team has been building a historic run the past four seasons, and now the Bobcats get a chance to add some more memories to it. [Read More]
BOYS' BASKETBALL: Trojans can't keep up with Huskies BOYS' BASKETBALL: Trojans can't keep up with Huskies
8 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
EBENSBURG — Saltsburg coach Donnie Stitt knew to expect Bishop Carroll’s relentless full-court press. What he couldn’t prepare his team for was the Huskies’ speed. [Read More]
WRESTLING: Area athletes set for regional tournament
8 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
For a few reasons, Blairsville’s Drew Doak didn’t mind getting snubbed for the top seed by a fellow senior in the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Wrestling Tournament, which begins Friday at Canon-McMillan High School. [Read More]
HOCKEY: IHS beats Warriors for fourth time
8 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
The Indians scored three unanswered goals in the first period, killed 10 power plays and generated some momentum heading into the playoffs with an 8-1 win in a PIHL Division II Class B hockey game. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Area youths win Elks contest AROUND THE AREA: Area youths win Elks contest
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Local Danielle Grieble, Hope Cook and Trevor Todd each placed first in their respective age groups in the Pennsylvania Elks Hoop shoot district championships. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Seniors keep the bar high IUP BASKETBALL: Seniors keep the bar high
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP (22-5, 16-5 PSAC West) plays its regular-season finale this evening against Clarion (10-15, 7-14). The Crimson Hawks will recognize four seniors — Devante Chance, Jeremy Jeffers, Shawn Dyer and Alec Boyer — that have helped sustain that level of success. [Read More]
Indiana boys' basketball on to first WPIAL title game Indiana boys' basketball on to first WPIAL title game
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
FOX CHAPEL — Here’s a tip for the teachers at Indiana High School: The members of the boys’ basketball team won’t be able to focus on textbooks and quizzes the rest of the week. That’s because they’ll playing for a championship on Friday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Calvary Baptist wins tourney
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HUNTINGDON — Calvary Baptist mounted big runs in the first and second quarters and finished its season on a high note with a 58-33 win over Calvary Christian in a non-conference boys’ basketball game Tuesday. [Read More]

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BLAIRSVILLE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
7 hours ago -
The following defendants were named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Daniel George, of Blairsville. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
7 hours ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police charged two IUP students after investigating a call of two men banging on a door at 3:33 a.m. on Tuesday inside Suites on Pratt. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
7 hours ago -
State police at Kiski Valley said a 16-year-old juvenile suffered minor injuries as her vehicle struck a utility pole on Wednesday along Route 981. [Read More]
Teens to stand trial in group home beating death
8 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — Two teens were ordered to stand trial as adults in the beating death of a third teen at a Pennsylvania group home for troubled boys last month. [Read More]
Two to stand trial for manslaughter
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MONACA (AP) — Two 18-year-old Pennsylvania men have been ordered to stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges for moving a dying 17-year-old friend out of one car to leave him in another after he overdosed on heroin and the prescription anti-anxiety drug Xanax. [Read More]
Dad gets jail time for filthy home
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MEADVILLE (AP) — A Pennsylvania man will spend up to two years’ incarceration for letting his kids live in deplorable conditions, which police discovered when his 4-year-old son accidentally shot his 2-year-old brother while their mother napped. [Read More]
Hearing delayed in suspected revenge fire
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PITTSBURGH — A preliminary hearing has been postponed for a Pittsburgh-area man accused of setting a house fire that killed six people, but not the man police say he intended to kill. [Read More]
Mom accused of leaving tot in van
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ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is under arrest after police say she left her sleeping 1-year-old in her minivan in freezing temperatures while taking another child for a haircut. [Read More]
70-vehicle pileup in Maine leaves at least 17 injured 70-vehicle pileup in Maine leaves at least 17 injured
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ETNA, Maine — More than 70 vehicles got tangled up in a series of chain-reaction pileups Wednesday along a snowy stretch of Interstate 95 in Maine, injuring at least 17 people, state police said. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
1 day ago -
The following defendants were named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Daniel George, of Blairsville. [Read More]

All Family News

 
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Sutton Fisher FIRST BIRTHDAY: Sutton Fisher
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Sutton Fisher celebrated her first birthday Jan. 24, 2015, with her family at a Mickey and Minnie Mouse party at Bruno’s Restaurant. [Read More]
85th BIRTHDAY: Eileen Bland 85th BIRTHDAY: Eileen Bland
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Eileen Bland celebrated her 85th birthday Wednesday. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 26
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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, Feb. 25, 2015: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Amanda Bivens and Derek Connors ENGAGEMENT: Amanda Bivens and Derek Connors
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Louise Bivens, of Indiana, and Gregory and Elizabeth Bivens, of Delmont, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Louise Bivens, to Derek James Connors. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Sherry Roland and Shawn Leahey ENGAGEMENT: Sherry Roland and Shawn Leahey
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Sherry Roland, daughter of Lonnie K. and Barbara A. Lowndes, of Homer City, and Shawn Leahey, son of the Honorable Judge F. Joseph and Irene M. Leahey, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
BIRTH: Jack Roosevelt Steigert BIRTH: Jack Roosevelt Steigert
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Jack Roosevelt Steigert, son of John and Chelsea Steigert, of Indiana, was born at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 16, 2015, at Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 25
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, Feb. 24, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 24
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
3 hours ago -
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies today, after the FCC voted to impose the toughest rules yet to prevent broadband providers from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking traffic. [Read More]
Man in beheading videos identified as Brit Man in beheading videos identified as Brit
7 hours ago -
LONDON — The man in the black balaclava who seems to have beheaded several foreign hostages in Islamic State videos has been identified by British security services as Mohammed Emwazi, a British citizen from London. [Read More]
Wolf urges lawmakers to cut corporate tax Wolf urges lawmakers to cut corporate tax
7 hours ago -
BETHLEHEM — Gov. Tom Wolf will urge lawmakers to cut Pennsylvania’s major corporate income tax rate by half, while broadening how it is applied, to make the state more attractive to employers, he said Wednesday. [Read More]
Three charged in plot to join ISIS
8 hours ago -
NEW YORK — Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists. [Read More]
Homeland Security bill moves in Senate; House in limbo
8 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Senate is moving forward on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department, but the House is in limbo two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conservatives angrily reject the Senate plan. [Read More]
Teens to stand trial in group home beating death
8 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — Two teens were ordered to stand trial as adults in the beating death of a third teen at a Pennsylvania group home for troubled boys last month. [Read More]
Lawsuit filed against Purina claims food sickens, kills dogs
8 hours ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of the company’s dry dog food. [Read More]
IS abductions of Christians rising, activists report
8 hours ago -
BEIRUT (AP) — The number of Christians abducted by the Islamic State group in northeastern Syria has risen to 220, as militants have rounded up more hostages from a chain of villages along a strategic river in the past three days, activists said today. [Read More]
U.S.-Israel quarrel intensifies over Netanyahu speech
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WASHINGTON — Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu’s GOP-engineered congressional speech next week, with the Israeli prime minister accusing world powers of rolling over to allow Tehran to develop nuclear weapons. [Read More]
Wolf, Senate agree on nominees
8 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate said they have come to an agreement over how to handle more than two dozen nominations to state boards and commissions made by outgoing Gov. Tom Corbett. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Winter cold doesn't alter climate change
7 hours ago -
Thanks to the frigid blasts of air sent down by our neighbors to the north, the climate-change deniers are probably over the moon. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What about the seasonal workers?
8 hours ago -
I would like to bring attention to a situation concerning unemployment compensation benefits. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Cal Thomas helps spread anxiety, fear
8 hours ago -
In his novel “1984,” George Orwell wrote that in order to keep the public in a constant state of anxiety and fear, and constantly ready for war, the nation needed to have perpetual enemies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Ruth Shirey will be missed by many
2 days ago -
Friday was undoubtedly a sad day, not just for those of us who knew and loved Ruth Shirey, but also for the entire community who lost a pillar and a person who made things better just by being who she was. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Plaudits to those who helped after crash
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On behalf of the Indiana Area Senior High School orchestra students who were involved in the recent school bus accident on Route 422, I would like to sincerely express our gratitude to the many people who assisted us. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank you, Indiana Regional Medical Center
2 days ago -
In January I endured a double knee replacement at Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Now's the time for drilling tax
5 days ago -
I have written a letter to your newspaper in the past telling the people of Pennsylvania that the Legislature had not passed a law authorizing the state to get money from the companies who mine gas and oil from the wells of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Remembering Bill Hastings
1 week ago -
We read the online obituary for Bill Hastings. First, my wife, Susie, and I offer our deepest sympathies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Fewer students, but same number of buildings
1 week ago -
In an open meeting of the Indiana Area school board, directors seemed to be leaning toward further reductions in teacher positions for hardcore academic programs to save money — fewer classrooms of instruction and more class periods per day for teachers. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Looking for answers after mall shooting
1 week ago -
Another act of violence took place recently at the Monroeville Mall in the form of a teenage suspect shooting three people. Only one of the three was the intended target. So two apparent bystanders were shot for no reason whatsoever, other than the suspect was a horrible shot. [Read More]
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