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Center Township oil bill to be adjusted Center Township oil bill to be adjusted
10 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]
Photos of the Week
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Photos of the Week
10 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR, KAYLA GRUBE
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
'Texting Thru Cancer': Hair today, gone tomorrow 'Texting Thru Cancer': Hair today, gone tomorrow
10 hours ago - - JAN WOODARD
Me: “My hair’s falling out.” [Read More]
Organizers plan for annual Knotweed festival Organizers plan for annual Knotweed festival
10 hours ago -
Organizers are gearing up for the annual Knotweed Festival in Blairsville, scheduled for Aug. 13. [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
10 hours ago -
The Elderton High School Class of 1966 recently held its 50th class reunion at The Towne Hall, Elderton. [Read More]
Reed plans town hall sessions Reed plans town hall sessions
10 hours ago -
Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, is hosting town hall meetings in the following communities. [Read More]
Churches plan Vacation Bible School Churches plan Vacation Bible School
11 hours ago -
The following area churches have scheduled Vacation Bible School: [Read More]
Community church events scheduled Community church events scheduled
11 hours 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]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
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Indiana County area churches are listed according to geographic areas. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Missions Possible 5K scheduled Aug. 13
11 hours ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
YMCA's annual golf outing set Monday 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]
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
1 day ago -
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
2 days ago -
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]
Trail races slated July 31
3 days ago -
PENN RUN — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the 10th annual Run With The Deer Flies 25K and 15K Trail Races on Sunday, July 31, at Seph Mack Boy Scout Camp. [Read More]

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HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
10 hours ago -
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
10 hours ago -
State police at Kittanning are investigating a theft Thursday or Friday at 143 W. Main St. [Read More]
Homeland Security employee arrested
11 hours ago -
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities arrested a Department of Homeland Security employee Friday for charges related to walking into his agency’s Washington headquarters with a gun, a knife, an infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs last month. Federal government analyst [Read More]
Cardiologist pleads guilty in methadone-related pill mill case
11 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]
Police looking for owner of marijuana
11 hours ago -
CHELTENHAM (AP) — Police in eastern Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana. [Read More]
Slain deputy to be laid to rest
11 hours ago -
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brad Garafola, one of three law enforcement officers shot and killed by a lone gunman in an ambush, went down fighting, returning fire to the very end. [Read More]
Report says jail elevator door gave way, sending two to deaths
11 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]
Camp minibus rolls on side, injuring nine
11 hours ago -
TOBYHANNA (AP) — Authorities say a camp minibus rolled onto its side in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, sending nine teenage boys to the hospital. [Read More]
Police hunt for motive in Munich shooting that left 10 dead Police hunt for motive in Munich shooting that left 10 dead
15 hours ago -
MUNICH (AP) — Police were hunting Saturday for clues to explain why an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself. [Read More]
Firefighters halt White Township house fire Firefighters halt White Township house fire
1 day ago -
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]

All Family News

 
BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner
10 hours ago -
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
10 hours ago -
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
11 hours ago -
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:
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, July 21, 2016: [Read More]
100TH BIRTHDAY: Sara A. McQuown Kerr 100TH BIRTHDAY: Sara A. McQuown Kerr
2 days ago -
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
2 days ago -
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

 
Obama, Mexican president stress nations' relationship Obama, Mexican president stress nations' relationship
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena 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]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Ex-KKK leader to try comeback CAMPAIGN 2016: Ex-KKK leader to try comeback
11 hours ago -
BATON ROUGE, La. — A quarter century after his credible run for governor of Louisiana rattled the national political establishment, white supremacist David Duke has jumped into the crowded competition for a U.S. Senate seat in his home state. [Read More]
Judge leans toward allowing Trump suit
11 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]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Kaine brings a steady hand to ticket
11 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]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton picks Kaine as running mate CAMPAIGN 2016: Clinton picks Kaine as running mate
11 hours ago -
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]
Democratic delegates cram into hotel rooms to cut high costs
11 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Philadelphia readies for Democratic convention
11 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]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump to visit Pennsylvania, in the middle of the DNC CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump to visit Pennsylvania, in the middle of the DNC
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Donald Trump will visit Pennsylvania next week in the middle of the Democratic National Convention for the first time as the Republican presidential nominee. [Read More]
Panel reinstates UPMC lawsuits Panel reinstates UPMC lawsuits
11 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court panel is reinstating several lawsuits against UPMC and a staffing agency after patients contracted hepatitis C from a former UPMC employee. [Read More]
Penn State board increases tuition Penn State board increases tuition
11 hours ago -
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Pennsylvania residents studying at Penn State next year are going to have to dig 2.3 percent deeper to pay tuition at the main campus in State College. [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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