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IUP's athletics director to retire IUP's athletics director to retire

After more than 15 years as Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s director of athletics, Dr. Frank Condino has announced he will retire from his post in December. Full Story →

Cookport Fair combines old, new Cookport Fair combines old, new

The Cookport Fair, rooted in history and agriculture, will open Monday and run through Sept. 13 at the fairgrounds off Route 240 at Cookport Road in Green Township. This will mark the 97th year for the fair.

Work to fix Indiana sinkhole set for Wednesday Work to fix Indiana sinkhole set for Wednesday

Wayne Avenue from Locust Street to Maple Street in Indiana Borough will be closed Wednesday as workers make permanent repairs to a large sinkhole that developed Friday in the pavement after the corroded bottom fell out of an underground storm sewer pipe.

Photos of the Week: Ox Hill Fair queen crowned
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Photos of the Week: Ox Hill Fair queen crowned

Officials crowned the Ox Hill Fair queen and princess Sunday as activities kicked off at the annual weeklong fair along Route 85 in South Mahoning Township.

- JAMES J. NESTOR, KAYLA GRUBE
Indiana County Fair activities conclude today
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Indiana County Fair activities conclude today

The Indiana County Fair began Sunday and continues through Saturday. See photos from the fair here.

- JAMIE EMPFIELD, TERI ENCISO, JAMES J. NESTOR, KAYLA GRUBE
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STEPHANIE SMITH COONEY: Traveling with necessary medications can be easy
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Medications and traveling frequently create questions. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer pets for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer pets 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 along Rose Street and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road. [Read More]
Distillery owners await approval to open Distillery owners await approval to open
3 days ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
It’s been a labor of love for two years, and pretty soon Indiana County’s first craft distillery will be ready to open its doors. [Read More]
Scenic Colorado roadway takes visitors to high-elevation wonders
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Scenic Colorado roadway takes visitors to high-elevation wonders
3 days ago - - BOB FULTON
Trail Ridge Road might well be the most hazardous highway in America. [Read More]
Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel
3 days ago - - BOB FULTON
Not everyone roaming the halls of the Stanley Hotel is a guest. [Read More]
Woman's tater recipe wins contest
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A woman from Home has won the honor of best potato salad as judged in a contest to promote an upcoming performance by comedian Ron White. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Reception for Nance a success CARL KOLOGIE: Reception for Nance a success
3 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
They came from everywhere. [Read More]
CAROL McCRAY: Hydrangeas give gardeners many options CAROL McCRAY: Hydrangeas give gardeners many options
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Hydrangeas are beautiful garden plants in a variety of colors. Many gardeners are confused about the myriad of colored blooms that the plant produces. Determining what type of hydrangea and how to achieve a particular color might clear up the confusion. [Read More]
Blue Ribbon Winner: Bell uses beach theme in winning cake Blue Ribbon Winner: Bell uses beach theme in winning cake
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The Indiana County Fair, in cooperation with other state agricultural organizations, sponsored four special baking contests at the fairs. Her is one of the winning recipes. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Climbing Mount Knucklehead
3 days ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I am in a state of amazement. In doing research about employee engagement, I am now more convinced than ever that engagement has stagnated among employ­ees in this country because of one thing: knuckleheadedness. [Read More]

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CHAT TRANSCRIPT: Hawk Talk, Sept. 2
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Transcript from Tuesday's online chat with Matt Burglund, the Gazette's IUP football beat writer [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Electrofishing main tool for biologists JEFF KNAPP: Electrofishing main tool for biologists
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A blanket of warm, moist air enveloped the “anglers” as they readied their boat in the gathering dusk at the Allegheny River’s Bradys Bend access area. The night promised to be a sweaty one, with any coolness coming begrudgingly. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: First hunts arrive
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Dove and goose seasons opened Monday, allowing for the first hunts of the year. Throughout the day I heard shooting, indicating the dove were on the wing. [Read More]
All-Star Garage wins district title
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All-Star Garage Doors of Homer City won the District 7 Junior League championship. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana wins soccer tournament
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Indiana wins tournament title [Read More]
Hughes earns award from Elks Hughes earns award from Elks
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C.J. Hughes received the Homer Huhn Past Grand Exulted Ruler Most Outstanding Golfer Award in the Elks Area II Tournament of Champions. [Read More]
Kochman receives Elks award Kochman receives Elks award
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Marlee Kochman received the Homer Huhn Past Grand Exulted Ruler Most Outstanding Shooter Award in the Pennsylvania Elks State Hoop Shoot contest. [Read More]
Nance honored at IHS with roadway dedication Nance honored at IHS with roadway dedication
3 days ago - - SEAN YODER
“I cannot think of a greater honor than having something named in your memory.” [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Derry sweeps tennis match
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Derry cruises to tennis win [Read More]
Friday night football scores Friday night football scores
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Scores from the top matchups in the area on Friday, Aug. 29. [Read More]

All Police News

 
Creekside man charged with assault
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CREEKSIDE — State police at Indiana have charged Billy Fridley, of Creekside, with simple assault following an incident that started at 12:20 p.m. Saturday. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana police said someone damaged the windshield of a car and two windows of a residence in the 700 block of Grant Street about 4 a.m. Saturday, according to police. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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Pine Township [Read More]
Defendants sentenced in court
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The following defendants were sentenced by Judges William Martin and Thomas Bianco at hearings on June 30 and July 7 in Indiana County Common Pleas Court: [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Criminal trespass: Between 4:45 and 5:45 p.m. Friday, a residence in the 300 block of South Sixth Street was broken into, according to Indiana police [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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One driver was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 5:28 p.m. Friday on Philadelphia Street at Ben Franklin Road. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police reported that Muhammad Maxwell, 27, of Indiana, leveled threats against a group of people and attempted to goad one into a fight at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 8 at Kennedy-King Park along Clinton Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported vehicles driven by Mack Henry and Kala Markel collided at 1:12 p.m. Friday on South Sixth Street at Hospital Road. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Branden Gromley, 24, of Glen Campbell, spent 15 days in Indiana County Jail this month while he awaited court action on charges stemming from a disturbance at 8 p.m. Aug. 11, court records show. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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State police reported one person was injured in a collision at 3:38 p.m. Thursday at Clarksburg and Saltsburg roads. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 2
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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 weekend activity [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 1
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them Monday: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 31
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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. 29 activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 29
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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. 28, 2013: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Alex Edward Szalkowski FIRST BIRTHDAY: Alex Edward Szalkowski
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Alex Edward Szalkowski celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 26. Helping him celebrate were his big sister, Brionna; big brothers, Jarhed and Austin; family; and friends. [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Roen Max Cassidy FIRST BIRTHDAY: Roen Max Cassidy
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Roen Max Cassidy celebrated her first birthday on July 20 with a owl-themed party. She is the daughter of Chance and Bethany Cassidy, of Charlotte, N.C., and the little sister of Teegan. [Read More]

All World News

 
Obama again pushes for higher minimum wage Obama again pushes for higher minimum wage
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MILWAUKEE — President Barack Obama on Monday renewed his call to raise the federal minimum wage and to protect the right to equal pay for women as the midterm elections come into sight. [Read More]
Study: Eating habits improve, for some
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CHICAGO — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. [Read More]
Pakistan parliament meets as political crisis deepen Pakistan parliament meets as political crisis deepen
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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s lawmakers held an emergency session today over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign. [Read More]
Detained Americans callfor help from U.S. Detained Americans callfor help from U.S.
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PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. [Read More]
Group accuses extremists of war crimes
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BAGHDAD — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group today of carrying out a systematic campaign of “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes. [Read More]
U.S. attacks Somali network
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group’s leader. [Read More]
East Allegheny teachers on strike after talks fail
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McKEEKSPORT (AP) — Teachers in a western Pennsylvania school district will be walking the picket line rather than in the classroom following the breakdown of contract talks. [Read More]
Laundromat offers free wash and faith Laundromat offers free wash and faith
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry. [Read More]
32 teens escape from detention center
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and more than half of them were still on the run today, a spokesman said. [Read More]
Off-duty officer, woman charged in domestic fight
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GRINDSTONE (AP) — An off-duty municipal police officer has been charged with simple assault and harassment along with a woman after an apparent domestic dispute. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Hartzok offers alternative in 9th District
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An article in The Indiana Gazette regarding the Chamber Eggs and Issues Breakfast incorrectly stated that Rep. Bill Shuster was unopposed in the upcoming fall election. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reed vs. Freeberg: A clear choice
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I am a political junkie, but when it comes to local politics, I often fail to take the time to research the candidates and end up voting for no one at all. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Walking to IRMC presents challenge
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Given the oft-cited link between fitness and good health, wouldn’t it be great if access to Indiana Regional Medical Center were a little more walker friendly? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Some lessons from Ferguson
1 week ago -
Observation of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., has taught us a number of important lessons about government and the public. Both have behaved badly in this and past incidents of civil unrest. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: United States now more divided
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In America all types of people are represented regardless of race and ethnicity; however, we must face the fact that our country is divided, and the people are divided from each other. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Angelo Golf Classic a success
1 week ago -
On Aug. 15, the first John Angelo Golf Classic was held at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. It was a very successful event, and all proceeds will benefit the Foundation for The Arc of Indiana County, which is an agency dedicated to assisting The Arc of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Transit service displeases senior
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When the transit was in the process of changing, I made an appointment to be taken to Canterbury Commons at 8 a.m. to see a doctor. I was picked up at 6:49 a.m., and the office was not open. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Event meets needs of children
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We would like to thank all of those who made this year’s Back to School Giveaway at Kinport Assembly of God possible. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Don't be too quick to judge police in Ferguson
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To law enforcement officials including first responders, security, and community leaders. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No time or money for political drivel
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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]

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