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Indiana routs West Mifflin in playoffs

Jake Zilinskas rushed for 87 yards and three touchdowns, passed for another 123 yards, and No. 8 Indiana opened the WPIAL Class AAA playoffs with a resounding 42-12 win over West Mifflin, the ninth seed, on Friday at Andy Kuzneski Field.

Experts: Rocket blast a setback to space tourism Experts: Rocket blast a setback to space tourism

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Commercial space tourism suffered a huge setback Friday when a prototype passenger rocket exploded during a test flight, scattering debris over the Mojave Desert and killing one pilot while seriously injuring the other.

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Candy prices to rise Candy prices to rise

NEW YORK — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won’t cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.

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Planners wrap up public sessions
23 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
During the last three days, about 240 people came to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex and gave their input on what they would like to preserve and change about the areas surrounding the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
Halloween activities held throughout area
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Halloween activities held throughout area
23 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Communities across Indiana County have scheduled trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities for the public. See photos from the events here. [Read More]
Breakfast fundraiser planned Breakfast fundraiser planned
23 hours ago - - TOM PEEL
The annual pancake and sausage day to benefit The United Way’s 2014 campaign will be held Tuesday. [Read More]
Carnegie sends science to the schools Carnegie sends science to the schools
23 hours ago -
An educator with the Science Outreach Program demonstrated a small explosion with hydrogen. [Read More]
FCFC announces third-quarter results
23 hours ago -
Indiana-based First Commonwealth Financial Corp. on Thursday announced financial results for the third quarter of 2014. [Read More]
INSIDE INDIANA: Vets, Eunice, Elizabeth, Thomas ... INSIDE INDIANA: Vets, Eunice, Elizabeth, Thomas ...
23 hours ago - - BILL HASTINGS
Though the weather is predicted to be less than pleasant, with rain eventually turning to snow and temperatures dipping into the high 30s overnight, ghosts and goblins are expected to be out and about tonight in search of candy during trick-or-treating in the Indiana community, set from 6 to 8 p.m. [Read More]
Book Breakfast to be held featuring Dr. Edward Platt Book Breakfast to be held featuring Dr. Edward Platt
23 hours ago -
The New Century Club will meet at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 6 in the St. Andrews court dining room for a book breakfast. [Read More]
Students offer ideas for future Students offer ideas for future
2 days ago - - SEAN YODER
Students from Indiana Area School District participated in planning sessions Wednesday morning for the Indiana Community University District workshops. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Officials adopt housing plan
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday adopted the Indiana County Housing Plan as an addition to the county’s comprehensive plan, and designated it as the guiding document for all policy and development efforts regarding housing in the county during the next decade. [Read More]
S&T Bankcorp to buy Integrity S&T Bankcorp to buy Integrity
2 days ago -
Indiana-based S&T Bancorp Inc. will acquire Integrity Bancshares in a $155 million deal that will represent an expansion into southcentral Pennsylvania for S&T. [Read More]

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Penns Manor holds off Keystone
11 hours ago -
KNOX — Penns Manor running back Bailey Mumau put his team on his back, contributing all of the Comets’ points in a 14-13 victory over non-conference opponent Keystone on Friday night. [Read More]
Colts lose at Northern Bedford
11 hours ago -
LOYSBURG — Northern Cambria dropped a 19-6 decision to Northern Bedford in non-conference football game Friday night. [Read More]
Purchase Line rolls over Saltsburg
11 hours ago -
PURCHASE LINE — Grant Syster rushed for 295 yards and five touchdowns to lift Purchase Line to a 50-14 victory over Heritage Conference foe Saltsburg in a non-conference game at wet Barry T. Madill Field on senior night. [Read More]
Williamsburg upends Homer-Center
11 hours ago -
HOMER CITY — Williamsburg came alive in the second half and punched its first ticket to the playoffs in 24 years with a 32-13 win over Homer-Center in a non-conference football game Friday at Memorial Field. [Read More]
Blairsville crushes Redbank Valley
11 hours ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville completed a perfect regular season with a 52-6 thrashing of Redbank Valley in a non-conference football game Friday night at Memorial Stadium. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge claims first home playoff win
11 hours ago -
APOLLO — The wait is over for the Apollo-Ridge Vikings. [Read More]
PSAC FOOTBALL: Vulcans forfeit game after five players arrested PSAC FOOTBALL: Vulcans forfeit game after five players arrested
23 hours ago -
CALIFORNIA — One of IUP’s biggest rivals has forfeited its football game Saturday after five players were arrested in connection with a violent assault outside an off-campus restaurant. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks hope to rebound vs. Clarion IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks hope to rebound vs. Clarion
23 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
After back-to-back losses to their traditional rivals, the IUP Crimson Hawks are emotionally spent. [Read More]
IUP MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks picked second in West IUP MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks picked second in West
23 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
For the first time in six years, the IUP Crimson Hawks don’t occupy the loftiest perch in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division basketball ranks. [Read More]
IUP WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks right in the middle of it IUP WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks right in the middle of it
23 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
The IUP Crimson Hawks are sitting right where they expected to be, and that placement is fine by them. [Read More]

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Man sentenced for molestation
23 hours ago -
A northern Indiana County man has been ordered to serve up to almost four years in jail after pleading guilty to charges that he molested children at a day care center operated by his sister in Grant Township. [Read More]
Firefighters stop fire in framework
23 hours ago -
ARMSTRONG TOWNSHIP — Volunteer firefighters halted a blaze in the wooden framework near a fireplace when the flue and brickwork overheated Thursday evening in a residence at 3119 Creekside Road. [Read More]
Police investigate accident Police investigate accident
23 hours ago -
Indiana firefighters, borough police and Citizens’ Ambulance Service paramedics responded after two pickup trucks collided at South Sixth and Washington Streets. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
23 hours ago -
A Virginia man was jailed in Indiana early this morning after scuffling with patrons, then assaulting four workers at Boomerangs Bar, Indiana Borough police reported. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
23 hours ago -
Vehicles driven by Jacob Myers, of Clarksville, Tenn., and Brandon Carroll, of North Tazewell, Va., collided at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday on Cornell Road, state police at Indiana reported. [Read More]
Trooper hit by car along highway
23 hours ago -
RUFFSDALE (AP) — A state police spokesman said a trooper was seriously injured when a car rear-ended a sport-utility vehicle, which then struck the trooper who was clearing debris from a southwestern Pennsylvania highway. [Read More]
Coroner to auction surplus guns
23 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths. [Read More]
Lawmaker gets house arrest, keeps state pension for plea Lawmaker gets house arrest, keeps state pension for plea
23 hours ago -
NORRISTOWN — A Pennsylvania lawmaker will avoid jail time and keep her pension despite admitting in a felony plea that she used her taxpayer-funded staff for campaign fundraising. [Read More]
Prosecutor: Tweet hacked
23 hours ago -
ST. LOUIS — A tweet earlier this month suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman’s Twitter account, St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch said Thursday. [Read More]
Anti-violence activists charged in vicious beating
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two “Stop the Violence” organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 31
23 hours ago -
If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
23 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 30: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Anson Blazek FIRST BIRTHDAY: Anson Blazek
2 days ago -
Anson Blazek, son of Tim Blazek and Michelle Dornsife, of Parma, Ohio, celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 30 with a zoo animal themed party. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Phillips SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Phillips
2 days ago -
Abigail Phillips celebrated her second birthday on April 12. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Jacob Armstrong SECOND BIRTHDAY: Jacob Armstrong
2 days ago -
Jacob Gunner Armstrong celebrated his second birthday on May 3 with a horse-themed party with family and friends. [Read More]
BIRTH: Joshua Forrest Armstrong
2 days ago -
Joshua Forrest Armstrong was born Aug. 29, 2014, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 30
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 29, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 29
3 days ago -
If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 28, 2014: [Read More]

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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert
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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert
18 hours ago -
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded today after taking off on a test flight, killing one person aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said. [Read More]
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashes during testing Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashes during testing
18 hours ago -
LOS ANGELES — Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed after it had an “in-flight anomaly” during testing on Friday, according to a Mojave Air and Space Port spokesperson. [Read More]
Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost
19 hours ago -
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A witness says Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert. [Read More]
UPDATE: Suspect in trooper ambush arraigned UPDATE: Suspect in trooper ambush arraigned
21 hours ago -
MILFORD — Eric Frein — the survivalist suspected in the ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper — was led from court Friday, the morning after his capture ended a grueling seven-week manhunt. [Read More]
Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse
23 hours ago -
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients. [Read More]
Report: Medicare bought prescriptions for deceased
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare’s prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. [Read More]
Gasoline prices heading below $3 Gasoline prices heading below $3
23 hours ago -
NEW YORK — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon. [Read More]
Small-plane crash in Kansas leaves four dead Small-plane crash in Kansas leaves four dead
23 hours ago -
WICHITA, Kan. — Work began today to recover the remains of the four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport, authorities said. [Read More]
Trooper hit by car along highway
23 hours ago -
RUFFSDALE (AP) — A state police spokesman said a trooper was seriously injured when a car rear-ended a sport-utility vehicle, which then struck the trooper who was clearing debris from a southwestern Pennsylvania highway. [Read More]
Coroner to auction surplus guns
23 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Cast vote for integrity on Election Day
4 days ago -
As Election Day approaches, many voters have become aware of the need for fresh leaders willing to serve with integrity. On Election Day, I will vote for Democrat Kevin Freeberg, who has served the Indiana School District for 32 years as an instructor of American history and politics. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Candidate Dush responds to criticisms
4 days ago -
I want to address a couple of comments about me in a letter Thursday (“Voting for Democrat this time”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wolf, Freeberg offer refreshing alternative
5 days ago -
The election on Nov. 4 will be an important one, especially for Democrats. Typically, many individuals do not bother to vote during midterm elections. However, your vote counts and no matter where you live, it is essential that you exercise this right. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Smart voters in an era of polarization
5 days ago -
A smart voter will vote for the person who will represent them much like an attorney. You expect your attorney/representative to do research and develop public policy that will benefit his/her constituents. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Display of civic consciousness applauded
6 days ago -
The attendance at the Candidates’ Night Forum at Aging Services in Indiana on Tuesday night was heartening — a little over 360 people braving the rain and first cold night of the season. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: 'Beyond Poverty': Who wins?
6 days ago -
In his recent Gazette interview, state Rep. Dave Reed congratulated himself for having initiated Republican Policy Committee hearings around Pennsylvania on problems of poverty and producing a “preliminary report,” “Beyond Poverty.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Reed's leadership critical for our future
6 days ago -
Instead of stating political reasons to support a candidate for state representative, I will offer a practical point of view developed through firsthand experience. I support Dave Reed’s re-election because Indiana County needs his thoughtful leadership in Harrisburg. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Lax oversight of gas industry
6 days ago -
I am very concerned about the Marcellus shale natural gas industry’s fracking process and the potential for contaminating our drinking water. If this occurs, what do we do? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Money - It's a gas
6 days ago -
In 2011, the Marcellus Coalition commissioned a study that found there were 2,300 Marcellus wells in Pennsylvania that could produce almost 3.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day. Comparable gas prices at that time were $3.62 per 1,000 cubic feet (October 2011 EIA wellhead price). [Read More]
EDITORIALS ELSEWHERE
6 days ago -
Excerpts from recent editorials in U.S. newspapers: [Read More]

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