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Statewide group plans local cancer awareness effort Statewide group plans local cancer awareness effort
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Representatives of the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition will unveil a display at the Indiana County Fair next week called 67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Photos of the Week
Photos
Photos of the Week
10 hours ago - - TOM PEEL, KEVIN STIFFLER, BRUCE SISKAWICZ
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]
IUP senior spends summer at Tesla IUP senior spends summer at Tesla
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IUP student Tyler Campbell is proof that sometimes stepping out of your comfort zone can lead to some extraordinary things. [Read More]
Marion Center holds 57th class reunion Marion Center holds 57th class reunion
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The Marion Center High School Class of 1959 held its 57th reunion July 16 at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, White Township. [Read More]
School bus safety program scheduled School bus safety program scheduled
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The Indiana Area School District and Student Transportation of America Inc. will conduct a school bus safety orientation program for all district Pre-K and kindergarten students Saturday at East Pike Elementary School. [Read More]
Financial aid seminar to be held Financial aid seminar to be held
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SPRING CHURCH — A free financial aid seminar will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the library at the Apollo-Ridge High School, 1825 State Route, Spring Church. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Efforts underway to attract new jobs INDIANA COUNTY: Efforts underway to attract new jobs
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The efforts may not be obvious, and many Indiana County residents may not be aware of it, but a lot of time, work and expertise are being expended to attract new companies and new jobs to Indiana County. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Plans for Challenger revisited INDIANA COUNTY: Plans for Challenger revisited
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County is getting another chance to land a Challenger Learning Center, one of the franchised facilities that promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills through space exploration themes. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors advance nuisance gathering ordinance WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors advance nuisance gathering ordinance
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
The White Township supervisors moved forward with a nuisance gathering ordinance Wednesday that the municipality could use to penalize property owners based on a system of state police citations. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors balk at multimodal funds WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors balk at multimodal funds
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
White Township officials voted against contributing $30,000 for the engineering costs of the proposed multimodal corridor Wednesday night. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana girls net win in season opener HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana girls net win in season opener
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Indiana opened its season by blanking Greensburg Salem, 5-0, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Thursday at the White Township Recreation Complex courts. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Ligonier Valley improves to 4-1 HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Ligonier Valley improves to 4-1
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BOLIVAR — Ligonier Valley improved to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the Heritage Conference by topping West Shamokin, 226-240, in a boys’ golf match Thursday at Champion Lakes Golf Course. [Read More]
Indiana Pool League to meet Saturday
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The Indiana Pool League, which begins its 36th season in September, will meet Saturday at 1600 Gompers Ave., Indiana. [Read More]
Charity 5K race set for October at Blue Spruce
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ERNEST — The Faith & Fun 5K will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Blue Spruce County Park. [Read More]
Phoenix Rehabilitation holds golf outing Phoenix Rehabilitation holds golf outing
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The Phoenix Rehabilitation and John Angelo Charity Golf Classic was held recently at Chestnut Ridge. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana drops section opener HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana drops section opener
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GREENSBURG — Indiana dropped its section opener by falling to Hempfield, 187-248, in a WPIAL Division 1 Section 1 boys’ golf match Wednesday at Valley Green Golf Course. [Read More]
Derry wins tennis match
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PITTSBURGH — Derry scored its first win by topping Riverview, 4-1, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Wednesday in Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Indiana girls win golf match Indiana girls win golf match
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MURRYSVILLE — Indiana defeated Gateway, 209-243 in a WPIAL girls’ golf match on Tuesday at the Murrysville Golf Club. Indiana’s Natalie Price was the match medalist with a score of 47. Gabby Groman and Christine Evans each carded a 51, Shreva Bharadwaj shot a 60 and Katie Peles [Read More]
Sanso's team takes second Sanso's team takes second
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The Sanso’s high school girls’ basketball team came in second place, losing only to a team from Virginia, in the Shoot the Rock tournament held in Erie. [Read More]
Oterson named to all-star team
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marion Center senior Mia Oterson helped the PA Yellow Jackets Elite Team win the USJN/Nike U-17 national championship game July 25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. [Read More]

All Police News

 
BLAIRSVILLE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET BLAIRSVILLE DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants were named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Jennifer Rega, of Blairsville. [Read More]
Man waives right to hearing in porn case Man waives right to hearing in porn case
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A Punxsutawney man accused of possessing child pornography and sex-related crimes waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, sending over a thousand charges to the court of common pleas. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A commercial tree trimming company reported the theft of more than $12,000 of equipment from several trucks parked on Geesey Road. [Read More]
BLCE announces continuation of hotline BLCE announces continuation of hotline
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The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and Pennsylvanians Against Underage Drinking announced they will continue their hotline for reporting underage drinking. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Peter Barbus Jr., of New Florence, hit a deer at 10:26 p.m. Thursday on Power Plant Road near Hutchison Hollow Road, state police reported. [Read More]
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
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GREENSBURG (AP) — A Westmoreland County man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game in which he also drank her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two of which he’ll also be confined to his home. [Read More]
Police: Wife stabs husband for drinking her beer Police: Wife stabs husband for drinking her beer
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UNIONTOWN (AP) — Police have charged a Pennsylvania woman with stabbing her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept. [Read More]
Ex-prison warden stole from social club
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MEADVILLE (AP) — The former warden of a prison in northwestern Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty under a plea agreement to stealing $133,000 from a social club while he was the group’s administrator. [Read More]
Police dog killed on duty earns award Police dog killed on duty earns award
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh police dog that was stabbed to death in January is being honored by the American Kennel Club. [Read More]
AG tells staff he's reviewing report on offensive emails
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s attorney general told employees Thursday that an outside review of offensive or objectionable emails is now in his hands, and he’s conferring with senior advisers about what to do with it. [Read More]

All Family News

 
101st BIRTHDAY: Robert Shoenfelt 101st BIRTHDAY: Robert Shoenfelt
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Robert Shoenfelt was honored recently by the Indiana Lions Club, Indiana, for his 101st birthday, which will be Monday. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 26: Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 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 HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 25, 2016: [Read More]
95TH BIRTHDAY: Verna Korywchak 95TH BIRTHDAY: Verna Korywchak
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Verna Korywchak celebrated her 95th birthday on Aug. 19. She celebrated with her family at St. Andrew’s Village, where she resides. [Read More]
BIRTH: Gabriella Marie Dragani BIRTH: Gabriella Marie Dragani
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Gabriella Maria Dragani was born June 1, 2016, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches. [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthdays, Aug. 25: Gazette reader's birthdays, Aug. 25:
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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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 24, 2016: [Read More]
60th ANNIVERSARY: Alan and Arleene Burgess 60th ANNIVERSARY: Alan and Arleene Burgess
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Alan and Arleene Burgess celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug 18, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 24: Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 24:
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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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 23, 2016: [Read More]

All World News

 
Lawsuit says state House prayers unfair Lawsuit says state House prayers unfair
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HARRISBURG — A group of people who don’t believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are handled before sessions of the state House of Representatives. [Read More]
Strong aftershocks rattle central Italy Strong aftershocks rattle central Italy
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AMATRICE, Italy — Strong aftershocks shook central Italy and shut down a key route into the hard-hit town of Amatrice today as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 267 people. [Read More]
Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case Man sentenced in vampire role-playing, teen sex case
11 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A Westmoreland County man who had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl as part of a vampire role-playing game in which he also drank her blood must spend 10 years on probation, the first two of which he’ll also be confined to his home. [Read More]
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs
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The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn’t budge Thursday on the $608 price. [Read More]
Astronaut breaks U.S. record: 521 days in space and counting
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut Jeffrey Williams has a new record for NASA under his space belt. [Read More]
Park Service marks 100 years Park Service marks 100 years
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The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C., a naturalization ceremony on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and an outdoor concert at Yellowstone National Park. [Read More]
Brazil files charges against Lochte Brazil files charges against Lochte
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. [Read More]
Police: Wife stabs husband for drinking her beer Police: Wife stabs husband for drinking her beer
11 hours ago -
UNIONTOWN (AP) — Police have charged a Pennsylvania woman with stabbing her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept. [Read More]
AG tells staff he's reviewing report on offensive emails
11 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s attorney general told employees Thursday that an outside review of offensive or objectionable emails is now in his hands, and he’s conferring with senior advisers about what to do with it. [Read More]
Police dog killed on duty earns award Police dog killed on duty earns award
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh police dog that was stabbed to death in January is being honored by the American Kennel Club. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
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Kudos and congratulations to the Indiana County Jimmy Stewart Airport Authority Board of Directors for bringing the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom Tour” to Indiana County last week. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role
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After reading the comments of Adam Sedlock recently published in The Indiana Gazette (“Sedlock plans another run as write-in,” Aug. 6), I decided it would be helpful to provide some information about Art Halvorson, a candidate for U.S. representative in the 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past
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Words matter. Words have always mattered in our history, from the Declaration of Independence (“We hold these truths to be self evident”) to the inaugural call to action from President John F. Kennedy (“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line
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I was shocked that the Friday, Aug. 5, Indiana Gazette ran an article outlining at least three years’ worth of pay raises for state workers, all 40,000 of them. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success
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I would like to thank the Summit Church, Donna Baughman, Stef McCoy and all the volunteers who helped sponsor and host Starlit Night, a prom for special needs people, on July 29. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Reader unhappy about reassessment, Baker Letter to the Editor: Reader unhappy about reassessment, Baker
1 week ago -
After giving this reassessment some serious thought, I feel Commissioner Mike Baker, in my opinion, tricked and deceived the voters of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: White thanked for supporting VNA Letter to the Editor: White thanked for supporting VNA
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I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Sen. Don White for his support of the mission of the Visiting Nurse Association of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: We are losing our moral footing Letter to the Editor: We are losing our moral footing
1 week ago -
I commend Pastor Nicholas Kostella on his letter July 24, “The right restroom door?” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: PM teachers have made concessions Letter to the Editor: PM teachers have made concessions
1 week ago -
For three years now the teachers, nurses and guidance counselors at Penns Manor School District have worked without a contract. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Conservatives should back Halvorson Letter to the Editor: Conservatives should back Halvorson
2 weeks ago -
I thought Congressman Bill Shuster couldn’t possibly be any more repugnant. But, his campaign responded to Art Halvorson’s decision to accept the Democratic nomination as being “selfish.” Excuse me? [Read More]
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