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Three-vehicle crash claims life of Kittanning motorist Three-vehicle crash claims life of Kittanning motorist

PINE TOWNSHIP — A Kittanning man was killed and five other people were injured this morning in a three-vehicle wreck on Route 422 near Strongstown, state police reported this afternoon. Full Story →

Businesses petition against traffic-light removal in Blairsville Businesses petition against traffic-light removal in Blairsville

A petition with more than 20 signatures was presented to Blairsville Borough’s council members on Tuesday, in hopes that the borough will reconsider the removal of a traffic light at the corner of South Spring and West Market streets in the borough.

Photos of the Week Photos of the Week

Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers.

DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant

Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy is not only safe, it is essential. We can look at the implications of subluxation from a bio-mechanical, hormonal and neurological standpoint.

- SCOTT COOK
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll

Expectations are high for the IUP football team — and that extends beyond the locker room.

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MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Charles Adamchik, the Marion Center Area School District’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, told school directors Monday there are some positive findings in the raw data from the district’s student assessment tests. [Read More]
Community agencies offer volunteer opportunities
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Blood drives scheduled for August
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The American Red Cross will be holding the following blood drives: [Read More]
Loss of Innocence: Share your memories of those days Loss of Innocence: Share your memories of those days
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The 1960s were a time of upheaval and rapid cultural developments here at home. [Read More]
Oxen expected to pull in crowd as new attraction at county fair Oxen expected to pull in crowd as new attraction at county fair
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
It’s a safe bet that when land was cleared to make the first farm fields in Indiana County nearly 250 years ago, teams of oxen did much of the heavy lifting. [Read More]
Candidates seek fair queen crown Candidates seek fair queen crown
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The Indiana County Fair Queen will be crowned Sunday. [Read More]
Songwriter thrives as country performer Songwriter thrives as country performer
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
Songs written and co-written by Eric Paslay have been getting a lot of attention and radio airplay for other artists. [Read More]
Indiana County Fair schedule of events
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2014 Indiana County Fair schedule of events [Read More]
VNA celebrates hope VNA celebrates hope
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Betty Boarts, of Marion Center, released a monarch butterfly at the Visiting Nurse Association’s fifth annual Hope Takes Flight event Sunday at the Indiana County YMCA. [Read More]
Playwright visits Indiana Players Playwright visits Indiana Players
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Brian Hampton, second from left, playwright of “The Jungle Fun Room,” was in attendance Friday evening at the Indiana Players’ production at The Indiana Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana. [Read More]

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HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Already one of the most prolific wrestlers in Blairsville High School history, Drew Doak still has dreams of reaching the heights of his uncle, Matt Doak, on the college mats. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Small streams have several attractions
1 day ago - - JEFF KNAPP
It was the first time I’d actually laid eyes on the stream. For Aug. 16 its flow was pretty good. I continued across the bridge and pulled into a convenient turnout. Within a few minutes I’d donned hip boots, put on my sling pack and strung-up my 3-weight fiberglass fly rod. [Read More]
Arbor Pros scores first win
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Arbor Pros earned its first win of the season by defeating Bowman’s Coins, 7-3, in an Indiana Over-40 Baseball League game Sunday. [Read More]
Club holds benefit shoot Club holds benefit shoot
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The Rochester Mills Rod and Gun Club held a benefit archery shoot Sunday. [Read More]
Course set for soccer referees
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PA West will hold a referee training course from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Derry drops season opener
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NORTH HUNTINGTON — Derry fell to Norwin, 5-0, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Monday. [Read More]
Eagles league seeks bowlers
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The Eagles Friday Night Mixed League needs bowlers for this season. [Read More]
GOLF: Thompson rolls to win at ICC GOLF: Thompson rolls to win at ICC
2 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
It was a drama-free Sunday at Indiana Country Club. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: New faces making impression with Crimson Hawks IUP FOOTBALL: New faces making impression with Crimson Hawks
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
So much for a learning curve. Three practices into preseason camp, this much is certain for the IUP Crimson Hawks: The new guys are taking over. [Read More]
ICC championship round scoreboard
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The final round scores on Sunday at Indiana Country Club: [Read More]

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UPDATE: Route 422 remains closed, officials say UPDATE: Route 422 remains closed, officials say
1 day ago -
PINE TOWNSHIP — One person died and five others were reported to be injured this morning when a coal truck and two other vehicles were involved in a collision on Route 422 east of Strongstown. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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An Indiana man was jailed Monday to face allegations that he stole a rented video game system and sold it to a second-hand store. [Read More]
Melvin’s daughter seeking ARD
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PITTSBURGH — The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin is trying to enter a first-offender’s program on an insurance fraud charge. [Read More]
Man accused of attempted rape
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WEXFORD (AP) — The state attorney general’s office has charged a western Pennsylvania man with attempted rape of a child and other crimes for allegedly trying to meet a family with an 11-year-old girl through an online ad titled “Looking to join an incest family.” [Read More]
Jury selected in abduction case
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PHILADELPHIA — A dozen jurors and four alternates have been chosen to hear a graphic trial about a 5-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulted. [Read More]
Two arrested in park beating
1 day ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third in the videotaped beating of a city park ranger trying to enforce a no-skateboarding rule. [Read More]
Officer charged in Oklahoma man’s death
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting death of his daughter’s boyfriend earlier this month. [Read More]
Four indicted in beef recall
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday. [Read More]
One dead, several injured in wreck One dead, several injured in wreck
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PINE TOWNSHIP — At least one person died and several people were reported to be injured this morning when a coal truck and a sport utility vehicle were involved in a collision on Route 422 east of Strongstown. [Read More]
Wreck closes Route 422 Wreck closes Route 422
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PINE TOWNSHIP — A collision of a coal truck and a sport utility vehicle just east of Strongstown on Route 422 this morning has left several people injured and forced the closing of the highway. [Read More]

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50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson
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Michael “Mike” and Catherina “Kitty” (Gregory) Popson, of Indiana, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 19
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 18 2014: [Read More]
WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti
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Dr. Michele Lynne Stossel and Gregory Vincent Gigliotti were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5 in a double-ring ceremony at SS. Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church, Punxsutawney, with Monsignor Joseph Ricardo and Father Greg Passauer officiating. [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthday, Aug. 18
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Be sure to wish this Gazette reader a happy birthday when you see him today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthdays, August 17
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: John Louis Gatti BOY OF THE MONTH: John Louis Gatti
4 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club selected John Louis Gatti as the Boy of the Month for August, the 680th Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 16
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 15, 2014: [Read More]

All World News

 
Democrats say party neglect hurting Obama
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WASHINGTON — The meeting in the Oval Office in late June was called to give President Barack Obama and the four top members of Congress a chance to discuss the unraveling situation in Iraq. [Read More]
Grants offered to help cities innovate
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NEW YORK — American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation. [Read More]
Ravenstahl grand jury expires; feds mum on probe Ravenstahl grand jury expires; feds mum on probe
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PITTSBURGH — A federal grand jury that heard testimony from several staff members and police officials linked to former Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has expired without returning indictments. [Read More]
St. Louis police fatally shoot man who brandished knife St. Louis police fatally shoot man who brandished knife
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ST. LOUIS — St. Louis city police officers shot and killed a man they say brandished a knife at them outside a market this afternoon. [Read More]
Car crash in Argentina kills three relatives of pope Car crash in Argentina kills three relatives of pope
22 hours ago -
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition today after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. [Read More]
Israel launches airstrikes after Gaza rocket fire Israel launches airstrikes after Gaza rocket fire
23 hours ago -
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it carried out a series of airstrikes today across the Gaza Strip in response to renewed rocket fire, a burst of violence that broke a temporary cease-fire and endangered negotiations in Egypt over ending the monthlong war between Israel and Hamas. [Read More]
Police, public clash again in Ferguson, Mo. Police, public clash again in Ferguson, Mo.
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FERGUSON, Mo. — The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: Obama struggles to find role in crisis
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WASHINGTON — When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the “racial stalemate we’ve been stuck in for years.” Over time, he said, such wounds, rooted in America’s painful history on race, can be healed. [Read More]
USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Corbett rethinks Perry support
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HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s re-election campaign is seeking to distance itself from Rick Perry’s legal troubles. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: No time or money for political drivel
1 day ago -
In response to the Aug 11 “As I see it” column by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and Sunday’s response by Gordon Knox: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: House lawsuit has questionable motives
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On Aug. 11, the Gazette carried an explanation by Congressman Bill Shuster (“The rights of many over the will of one”) regarding the House lawsuit against President Obama. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Complaints about transit service
3 days ago -
I had an appointment one morning for Dr. Nesper at 9 a.m. I had called the transit and ordered the transit to get me there on time. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: President fails to lead on immigration issue
3 days ago -
President Barack Obama refuses to secure our southern border and as such we are being flooded with tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Focus on state needs, not suing Obama
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In response to Monday’s op-ed by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, “The rights of many over the will of one”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Son Day was wonderful
5 days ago -
Clymer and other towns nearby are often mentioned in The Indiana Gazette in articles about activities that are not condoned by law enforcement or most citizens. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
5 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Triathlon organizers grateful for support
1 week ago -
The 18th annual Jackie Kallal Triathlon was very successful in spite of the fact that there were fewer participants this year than in the recent past. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: My dad would make a great state rep
1 week ago -
I have never seen my dad, Kevin Freeberg, happier than when he is recalling memories of helping kids during his 34-year tenure as an Indiana schoolteacher. That is, until he joined the campaign for state representative of the 62nd District. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing a school beyond reasoning?
1 week ago -
The summer 2014 issue of the IASD Indiana Reporter has been published and distributed, and, if they believe their reasoning for not moving the fifth grade and closing a school makes sense, it doesn’t to me. [Read More]

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