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Group makes donations to Women’s Imaging Center Group makes donations to Women’s Imaging Center
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The Paranormal Society of IUP recently raised $200 for the Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Women’s Imaging Center and $150 for the John P. Murtha Cancer Center in Johnstown following its “Boo for Boobies” event. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Know employers' fears BOB LANKARD: Know employers' fears
7 hours ago - - BOB LANKARD
Someone said, “If you know what the other guy fears, you have an advantage.” Employers have many fears when they hire a new employee. Knowing those fears will help you convince the employer that you are the one for the job. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
7 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter at 191 Airport Road, White Township, and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road, White Township. [Read More]
Grand opening held at 'Go Bonkerz' play area Grand opening held at 'Go Bonkerz' play area
7 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The owners of Go Bonkerz in the Indiana Mall recently held a ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of the indoor play area. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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This information is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Times and dates are subject to change. All events are held in Indiana, unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
VETERANS' CORNER: Replacement military medals and records available VETERANS' CORNER: Replacement military medals and records available
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• EDITOR’S NOTE: Veterans’ Corner, a column to inform armed-forces veterans about services and benefits available to them, appears the first Sunday of each month. [Read More]
Reassessment decision nears Reassessment decision nears
22 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Wednesday stands to be a watershed day for the Indiana County property reassessment project, now three years in the making. [Read More]
New system enhances security at courthouse New system enhances security at courthouse
22 hours ago - - RANDY WELLS
Installation of a new generation of video monitoring equipment has enhanced security at the Indiana County Court House and other court facilities in the county. [Read More]
Drum TAO bringing high-energy Taiko performance to IUP Drum TAO bringing high-energy Taiko performance to IUP
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Taro Harasaki, appearing on Tuesday at 8 p.m. with the Drum TAO “Seventeen Samurai” performance at IUP, has performed with the group for 12 years, joining when he returned to Japan after working in Canada. [Read More]
Library announces free events for week Library announces free events for week
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks find their offense IUP WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks find their offense
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In order to maintain its share of second place in the division, the IUP women’s basketball team needed to fix a major problem. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana girls close with win
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Indiana wrapped up its season with a win, 44-42, over visiting Slippery Rock in a high school girls’ basketball game Saturday. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks stay on top of their game IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks stay on top of their game
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Heading into Saturday's pivotal matchup with Edinboro, IUP coach Joe Lombardi admitted he was most concerned by one major factor. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indiana set to hire new coach HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indiana set to hire new coach
22 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Indiana native John Allen Snyder is set to take over the varsity football program at his alma mater. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Trojans best Bobcats, win seventh straight HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Trojans best Bobcats, win seventh straight
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Jordan Booth scored a season-high 14 points, three other Saltsburg scorers reached double figures, and the Trojans scored their seventh straight win, 76-54, over visiting Blairsville in a Heritage Conference boys’ basketball game Friday. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indians hockey team wins sixth straight AROUND THE AREA: Indians hockey team wins sixth straight
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CASTLE SHANNON — Patrick O’Neal and Tyler Barker each scored two goals, and Indiana picked up its sixth straight win with a victory over second-place Carrick in a PIHL Division 2 B hockey game at the Ice Castle Arena. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Indiana boys take third straight section title
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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Indiana boys take third straight section title
1 day ago - - JOE BACCAMAZZI
They battled against the odds from the beginning. But none of that got in the way of the Indiana Indians. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Energetic Spain finds niche with Crimson Hawks IUP BASKETBALL: Energetic Spain finds niche with Crimson Hawks
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Brandon Spain wasn’t on the bus the first time IUP played Mercyhurst this season. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Martin, Enterline power Bobcats HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Martin, Enterline power Bobcats
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Catherine Martin carried Blairsville to a good start, and Rena Enterline made sure the Bobcats finished strong in a 59-42 win over United in a Heritage Conference girls’ basketball game Thursday. [Read More]
Mills accepts coaching position Mills accepts coaching position
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
After spending more than a decade playing golf professionally on essentially every North American tour available, the Indiana resident and native of Canada is returning to Kent State (Ohio) University, his alma mater, to serve as the associate head coach of the men’s and women’s golf teams. [Read More]

All Police News

 
Authorities capture second suspect sought in abduction Authorities capture second suspect sought in abduction
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Authorities have captured the second of two suspects wanted in connection with the reported Jan. 28 abduction of a college student from an off-campus apartment in Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police responded at 3:25 p.m. Thursday to a report of a fight in the Hadley Union Building near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
Banks Township fire ruled arson Banks Township fire ruled arson
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Authorities ruled a fire Saturday in Banks Township as arson, saying they are looking for information from the public to find a person who may have left footprints at the scene, according to state police. [Read More]
Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
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CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager’s estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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The owner of a red Mercury Milan told Indiana police someone broke the side mirror of her car between 10 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 a.m. Friday while it was parked in a private lot along the 800 block of Wayne Avenue. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Edward Cass III, 23, of Saltsburg, told state police at the Kiski Valley station he was not hurt following a one-vehicle crash at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 981. [Read More]
Crane collapses in New York City, leaving one dead, three hurt Crane collapses in New York City, leaving one dead, three hurt
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NEW YORK — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. [Read More]
‘Touching therapy’ doctor gets prison ‘Touching therapy’ doctor gets prison
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BELLEFONTE (AP) — A central Pennsylvania psychologist who used “touching therapy” on two female sexual trauma patients will spend three to six years in prison. [Read More]
New trial date set for ex-CEO New trial date set for ex-CEO
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WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — A federal judge has set a new trial date for the former CEO of a Centre County museum awaiting trial on child-sex charges. [Read More]
Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail
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FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-drivingwreck was transferred to an adult jail on Friday, a week after a judge initially refused to do so. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 7 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 7
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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: Katrina Bloom STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Katrina Bloom
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Katrina Bloom as a Student of the Month for February. She is the daughter of Tracie Bloom and Joel Zimmerman, of Apollo, and attends Apollo-Ridge High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karly Taylor STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karly Taylor
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Karly Louise Taylor as a Student of the Month for February. She is the daughter of Carl and Kristy Taylor, of Apollo, and attends Apollo-Ridge High School. [Read More]
Eagle Scout completes project Eagle Scout completes project
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The Clyde Volunteer Fire Company recently sponsored junior fireman and member Timothy Baker for his Eagle Project. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Senior High School
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The following students have been named to the Indiana Area Senior High School honor roll for the second grading period: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School HONOR ROLL: Indiana Area Junior High School
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The following students have been named to the Indiana Area Junior High School honor roll for the second grading period: [Read More]
80TH BIRTHDAY: Paul Isenberg 80TH BIRTHDAY: Paul Isenberg
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Paul Isenberg, of Brush Valley, will celebrate his 80th birthday on Feb. 13 with his family at the Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 6 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 6
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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, Feb. 5, 2016: [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School
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The following students were named to the honor roll for Homer-Center High School for the second quarter grading period: [Read More]

All World News

 
North Korea fires rocket seen as missile test
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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea today defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike the U.S. mainland. [Read More]
Super Bowl halftime shows aren't whay they used to be Super Bowl halftime shows aren't whay they used to be
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NEW YORK — Warren Duncan has something in common with Madonna, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and Prince — and doesn’t hesitate to let his grandchildren know about it every year about this time. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Casey campaigns in New Hampshire for Clinton CAMPAIGN 2016: Casey campaigns in New Hampshire for Clinton
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey is heading to New Hampshire to campaign for Hillary Clinton ahead of that state’s first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Wolf to float budget plan on Tuesday VIEWING HARRISBURG: Wolf to float budget plan on Tuesday
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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is scheduled to release his 2016-17 budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins on July 1. [Read More]
Smoking materials likely cause of fire at Flight 93 memorial
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SHANKSVILLE (AP) — Discarded smoking material is “strongly” suspected as the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial, according to a report released Saturday that cited other factors believed to have contributed to the blaze. [Read More]
Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma
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CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager’s estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized. [Read More]
Search for survivors of plane crash suspended
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LOS ANGELES — Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles and instead turned to hunting bodies and wreckage. [Read More]
Jobs report stokes fears of recession for some
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WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two. [Read More]
Super Bowl ads play it safe Super Bowl ads play it safe
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NEW YORK — No GoDaddy. Not a bikini in sight. Service messages instead of crotch or fart jokes. As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to — gasp — good taste? [Read More]
Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP Ryan calls for unity, less anger from his fractious GOP
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House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting angrily among themselves as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the heated showdowns between conservatives and pragmatists that transformed parts of 2015 into a GOP nightmare. [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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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“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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