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Indiana program to reunite three noted musical alumni Indiana program to reunite three noted musical alumni

The Indiana Area School District Jazz Artist-in-Residence program, highlighted by the return of three accomplished IASD alumni, will take place over a three-day period beginning April 13, culminating with a final concert on April 15. Full Story →

Mall eatery shuttered Mall eatery shuttered

The Dingbats Restaurant in the Indiana Mall closed permanently on Sunday.

German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies

How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license.

NSA: One dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade NSA: One dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade

Officers opened fire after two men dressed as women refused to stop a stolen car Monday at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking the road, officials said. One of the men died, and the other man and the officer were hurt.

Former local boy found dead after ATV accident

WHITEHALL, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in western Wisconsin say a missing boy, whose parents reside in Indiana County, has been found dead in a creek near his overturned all-terrain vehicle.

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Two hurt in ATV wreck
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RAYNE TOWNSHIP — A man and a woman were sent to trauma centers by medical helicopters early Sunday for treatment of injuries they suffered when an all-terrain vehicle crashed on Tonkin Road, officials said. [Read More]
Literacy Day celebrated Literacy Day celebrated
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Mark Bond, 3, raced a cart through the stacks at Indiana Free Library, where Literacy Day was celebrated Saturday. [Read More]
Notable Women honored Notable Women honored
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THE AAUW-INDIANA, Pa., Notable Women and Scholarship Award Winners Luncheon was held Saturday at Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Catholic Daughters hold meeting
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Catholic Daughters Ct. St. Bernard 339 Indiana held its annual Communion breakfast on March 15 at the Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Registration scheduled for Marion Center PreK Counts
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MARION CENTER — Marion Center Area School District registration for the 2015-16 PreK Counts class will be held at 10 a.m. April 30 at the Rayne Elementary building. [Read More]
Your town, your community: Your news Your town, your community: Your news
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Here's your home page for all the Blairsville area news! It’s the complete roundup of all things Blairsville, Black Lick, Josephine and the Blairsville end of the school district. Read all the municipal and school news, and stay on top of events in churches, clubs and community organizations. [Read More]
It makes cents to stretch your dollars It makes cents to stretch your dollars
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Here's your complete resource for money-saving and budget-stretching tips, recession-proofing and economy-busting ideas, and -- who knows -- maybe even your lucky numbers. [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of March 22-28: [Read More]
Bike rally held Bike rally held
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Olivia Holden led cyclists in a bike rally Saturday to create awareness of the Multimodal Corridor study and demonstrate a need for the project in the Indiana community. [Read More]
YMCA, church stage annual egg hunt YMCA, church stage annual egg hunt
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Children ran to collect the 25,000 Easter eggs that were scattered Saturday at Mack Park for an egg hunt held by Summit Church and the YMCA of Indiana. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks drop doubleheader IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks drop doubleheader
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Johnathan O’Neill and Austin Mock each hit home runs on Sunday, but the Crimson Hawks dropped both ends of a PSAC baseball doubleheader to Seton Hill. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks fall short in D2 title game IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks fall short in D2 title game
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — This time, the shots didn’t fall. This time, the run never came. This time, there is no next game. [Read More]
TONY COCCAGNA: Crimson Hawks' good story had a sad ending TONY COCCAGNA: Crimson Hawks' good story had a sad ending
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Devante Chance, IUP’s senior point guard, ended every postgame interview the same way over the course of the last two seasons. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: South squads prevail in all-star games HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: South squads prevail in all-star games
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Both South teams overcame high scoring by North standouts for victories in the Indiana Optimist Club all-star basketball games Saturday afternoon at Fifth Street Gymnasium at Indiana High School. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Indians top depleted Wildcats for title HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Indians top depleted Wildcats for title
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Indiana continued its dominance in the Indiana Optimist Underclassmen Basketball Tournament on Saturday, rolling to a 79-49 victory over Homer-Center in the championship game at Fifth Street Gymnasium. [Read More]
Hawks go cold in title game, fall to nation's No. 1 team Hawks go cold in title game, fall to nation's No. 1 team
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP had its worst shooting performance of the season and lost to Florida Southern, 77-62, in the NCAA Division II championship game at the Ford Center on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks will face most pressure yet IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks will face most pressure yet
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP (31-6) takes on Florida Southern (35-1), the top-ranked team in the country and a winner of 24 straight games, in the national championship game at 3 p.m. today. The game will be broadcast nationally by CBS. [Read More]
Blairsville scores win in snow
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BLAIRSVILLE — Cold and snowy conditions didn’t stop Blairsville from racking up 10 hits and scoring 10 runs in the last three innings to rout Homer-Center, 15-5, in a Heritage Conference softball game that was shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule Friday. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win indoor match IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win indoor match
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A three-set singles win by Jarka Petercakova proved the clincher as the 32nd-ranked IUP women’s tennis team defeated Walsh, 6-3, in a non-conference indoor match on Friday afternoon in Ohio. [Read More]
Indiana native swims to best times despite injury Indiana native swims to best times despite injury
3 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Rachel Zilinskas completed her sophomore season on the University of Georgia women’s swimming team last Saturday by earning All-America honors when she placed in the top eight and established personal-best times in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle. [Read More]

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Two hurt in ATV wreck
11 hours ago -
RAYNE TOWNSHIP — A man and a woman were sent to trauma centers by medical helicopters early Sunday for treatment of injuries they suffered when an all-terrain vehicle crashed on Tonkin Road, officials said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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An unoccupied car was damaged by a hit-and-run vehicle between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Sunday while it was parked at Subs N Suds, 470 Philadelphia St., Indiana Borough police reported. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Caitlynn Shiring, of Homer City, hit the rear of a minivan driven by Harry Hetrick, of Sagamore, at 7 p.m. Friday on Rose Street near Willis Drive, state police at Indiana reported. [Read More]
Church van crashes into canal, killing eight and injuring 10 Church van crashes into canal, killing eight and injuring 10
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MOORE HAVEN, Fla. — A church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a rural highway and nosedived into in a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early today in southwest Florida, authorities said. [Read More]
Off-duty police officer shot, killed in his home
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GLENOLDEN (AP) — An off-duty police officer was shot and killed Saturday inside his Philadelphia-area home, police said. They said no one was taken into custody, but they were not searching for a suspect. [Read More]
Philadelphia police corruption trial starts today
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PHILADELPHIA — A sweeping police corruption case starting today in Philadelphia will largely rest on the credibility of about 20 drug suspects and one turncoat cop. [Read More]
Coroner: Accident victim died of blunt force injuries
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An autopsy performed Saturday showed that a Clymer woman died of multiple blunt force injuries suffered in a traffic crash Friday evening on Route 119 in Center Township, the Indiana County coroner’s office reported. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants were named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Harberl. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police detained Abigail Altman, 22, of Wexford, Allegheny County, at 2:16 a.m. Saturday at Sheetz, 768 Wayne Ave., and cited her with retail theft, public drunkenness and harassment, according to a report. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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A sport utility vehicle driven by Jacob Bell, 20, of Shelocta, hit a tree then traveled over an embankment, and hit a second tree, state police at Kittanning reported. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, March 30
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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]
WEDDING: Christa Sturiale and Garry Lockard WEDDING: Christa Sturiale and Garry Lockard
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Christa Jo Sturiale and Garry Leigh Lockard were joined in marriage on Sept. 13, 2014, during an afternoon ceremony at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Indiana. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 29
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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: Nicole Cottrell STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Nicole Cottrell
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The Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary recently named Nicole Cottrell the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald
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The Indiana Kiwanis Club recently named Shelby Oswald as the club’s Senior of the Month for March 2015. Shelby is a student at Blairsville High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt
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The Saltsburg Lions recently named Christopher Haupt as the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 28
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, March 27, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies
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DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday. [Read More]
Latest on NSA shooting: Men dressed as women shot in car Latest on NSA shooting: Men dressed as women shot in car
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A senior defense department official says the two men who tried to ram their sport utility vehicle through a gate at the National Security Agency were dressed as women. [Read More]
US official: Reports say one dead at Fort Meade gate crashing US official: Reports say one dead at Fort Meade gate crashing
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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — One person was killed in a firefight that erupted Monday after a car with two people tried to ram a gate at the Fort Meade, Md., military base near a gate to the National Security Agency, according to preliminary reports cited by two U.S. officials. [Read More]
Two being treated for injuries at NSA gate at Fort Meade Two being treated for injuries at NSA gate at Fort Meade
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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A spokeswoman at Fort Meade says two people have been injured near a gate to the National Security Agency. [Read More]
AP Exclusive: NSA weighed ending phone program before leak AP Exclusive: NSA weighed ending phone program before leak
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The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits. [Read More]
Co-pilot had undergone therapy
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MARSEILLE, France — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said today. [Read More]
Rule would tighten broker standards
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NEW YORK — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. [Read More]
Iran nuclear talks come down to wire; differences remain
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program entered a critical phase today with substantial differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. [Read More]
Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department. [Read More]
Governor under fire over new law Governor under fire over new law
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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted it. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Underground Railroad thrived near Arcadia
2 days ago -
Many thanks for the wonderful special section on the Underground Railroad. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Community supported homeless vets
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During the weekend of March 14 and 15, Mike Weaver and Team Red, White and Blue along with the Indiana University of Pennsylvania ROTC and an IUP fraternity held a Sleep-Out at the Walmart Supercenter to bring awareness to the homeless in Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: We must fight against sexual assault
3 days ago -
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
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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: A celebration of drunken disregard
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Congratulations to IUP for allowing the least common denominator to represent them this past weekend. Unfortunately the representation, in my humble opinion, was pretty much what one would expect based on last year’s festivities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wrong answers on dealing with zealotry
6 days ago -
I am writing in response to Sunday’s letter written by McClellan Blair (“Zealotry a threat to our civilization”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rega sentence questioned
1 week ago -
I would like to applaud the Gazette for reporting and following the hit-and-run case involving District Justice Jennifer Rega. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Medical care in area lauded
1 week ago -
Recently I was taken by Citizens’ Ambulance to Indiana Regional Medical Center. After a couple of days and some tests, I came home and had the services of the Visiting Nurse Association for follow-up care. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Showtime' promises to be great program again
1 week ago -
Want to be entertained and pay practically nothing for it? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Zealotry a threat to our civilization
1 week ago -
Today there are three forms of zealotry that threaten civilization as we know it: radical Islam, environmentalism and socialism. [Read More]

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