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Bus driver pleads to lesser charge

A school bus driver has been virtually cleared of blame for a collision with a car at Philadelphia Street and South Ben Franklin Road more … Read more

Indiana County Fair commences Thursday

There are changes this year as the Indiana County Fair readies its 157th edition at the fairgrounds in White Township’s J.S. Mack Community… Read more

Pavilion dedicated to Aultman park's founding member

For 46 years now, the community of Aultman has enjoyed the use of a local park. Read more

Young e-smokers more likely to try pot, study finds

Adolescents and young adults who vape electronic cigarettes are far more likely to also use marijuana, according to research released last … Read more

At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-r… Read more

Indiana County news

Remembering history

Today marks the 99th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Read more

Gazette Photos: Firefighters' convention concludes in Clymer

Bill Lindemann and Cody McFarland of the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department in Altoona competed in the pumping contest Saturday at the Clyme… Read more

Gazette Photos: Smokey Bear visits Iselin fire hall

A firetruck escorted Smokey Bear and Bobber, the Army Corps of Engineers mascot, to an open house Saturday at the Iselin fire station, whic… Read more

Local agencies to hold public meetings

Meetings of municipal governments, school boards and county governmental bodies scheduled this week are at the following times and location… Read more

Chamber talks Indiana County Ready, women's summit

The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board of directors meeting on Thursday at the Indiana Country Club. Read more

police & courts

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

PARIS (AP) — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have… Read more

Bus driver pleads to lesser charge

A school bus driver has been virtually cleared of blame for a collision with a car at Philadelphia Street and South Ben Franklin Road more … Read more

Police departments confront 'epidemic' in officer suicides

NEW YORK (AP) — A rash of suicides by police officers has shaken the New York Police Department, leading the commissioner to declare a ment… Read more

national & world

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

PARIS (AP) — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have… Read more

Blooms, beasts affected as Alaska records hottest month

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. Read more

Young e-smokers more likely to try pot, study finds

Adolescents and young adults who vape electronic cigarettes are far more likely to also use marijuana, according to research released last … Read more

Sports

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians

A look at what's happening around the majors today: Read more

Late MLB Roundup: 'Savages' again: Yankees erupt at umpires, beat Indians 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) — Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rant… Read more

Late NFL Roundup: Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Damoun Patterson with 4:12 left, rallying the New England Patriot… Read more

opinion & letters

From Trump boom to Trump gloom

Last year, after an earlier stock market swoon brought on by headlines about the U.S.-China trade conflict, I laid out three rules for thin… Read more

Trade plan does poor nations no favors

On both sides of the political aisle, there is a newfound suspicion of trade deals. Read more

Justice for Epstein accusers

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Obituaries

Kensley Aurora Domino

Kensley Aurora Domino, beloved first daughter of Cory and Kayla (Hoover) Domino, was stillborn Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Indiana Regional… Read more

Mary Josephine Evanick

Mary Josephine (Modic) Evanick, 97, of Red Barn (Homer City), passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at St. Andrew’s Village, Indiana. Read more

Ruby Marie (Davis) Spencer

Ruby Marie (Davis) Spencer, 89, of Washington Township, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Beacon Ridge Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Read more

Upcoming Events

Three of Hearts concert

Three of Hearts will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24 at Ungrapeful Winery, 638 Turner Dr., Blairsv… Read more

Distillery Tour

A Distillery Tour begins at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Disobedient Spirits, 30 S. Main St., Homer City. Admi… Read more

"Hawks, Eagles, Owls, Oh My!"

“Hawks, Eagles, Owls, Oh my!” will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Yellow Creek State… Read more

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