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End Zone Extra: Friday night football scores End Zone Extra: Friday night football scores

Scores from the top matchups in the area on Friday, Sept 4. Full Story →

AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES

Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order:

Downtown Indiana executive director gives resignation Downtown Indiana executive director gives resignation

Sean Howard has resigned as executive director of Downtown Indiana Inc.

ROYALTY: Monarch exhibit spotlights the circle of life ROYALTY: Monarch exhibit spotlights the circle of life

Indiana County fairgoers this year have the chance to see something unique firsthand: the complete metamorphosis of live butterflies.

- ELLEN MATIS
INSIDE INDIANA: Crowning, Apple Fest, car cruise ... INSIDE INDIANA: Crowning, Apple Fest, car cruise ...

While Labor Day may be the unofficial end of summer, Indiana County still has a lot of festival and fair fun in store for the next few weeks.

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Blairsville lane restrictions set Blairsville lane restrictions set
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Single-lane closures will be in place on Routes 22 and 217 in Blairsville next week for bridge inspection. [Read More]
Road work scheduled Road work scheduled
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled the following maintenance and construction projects in Indiana County for next week: [Read More]
Annual Oktoberfest planned for Sept. 26 Annual Oktoberfest planned for Sept. 26
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The fourth annual Downtown Indiana Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Old Borough Building parking lot, 39 N. Seventh St., Indiana. [Read More]
Bras for the Cause event now accepting entries Bras for the Cause event now accepting entries
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It’s time again for the Bras for the Cause fundraiser sponsored by the Indiana Business and Professional Women’s Club to benefit breast cancer awareness. [Read More]
Vigil to be held Tuesday Vigil to be held Tuesday
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BLAIRSVILLE — The first Indiana County Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil will be held Tuesday at the Blairsville Diamond. Registration, entertainment and refreshments will begin at 6 p.m. The program and speakers will start at 7 p.m. [Read More]
Food distributions set Food distributions set
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The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food next week at the following locations: [Read More]
Miniature farm gets new home at county fair Miniature farm gets new home at county fair
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
It’s been said that nostalgia just isn’t the same anymore. At the Indiana County Fair, it’s true — because it’s been moved. [Read More]
Blairsville man accused of possessing child porn Blairsville man accused of possessing child porn
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A Blairsville man faces three felony charges related to child pornography accusations. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Local 4-H members attend show Local 4-H members attend show
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Twenty-nine Indiana County 4-H members representing three clubs recently tested their equestrian skills at the annual Indiana County 4-H Horse Roundup held at Creekside Stables. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
END ZONE EXTRA: Comets cruise past Wildcats
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HOMER CITY — Penns Manor scored on its first five possessions and breezed to a 42-7 win over Homer-Center in a Heritage Conference football game at Memorial Field on Friday. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Rams hold off Colts
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LIGONIER — Collin Smith rushed for 123 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 117 yards and a touchdown to lead Ligonier Valley past Northern Cambria, 29-26, in a Heritage Conference football thriller Friday night at Weller Field. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Stingers rally past Lions
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MARION CENTER — Brent Mack rushed for 232 yards and two touchdowns on 31 carries for United, but Marion Center rallied late in the second half to win a thrilling 28-26 Heritage Conference football game at Mallino Stadium on Friday night. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Mars romps past Indiana
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MARS — As far as openers go, this was one Indiana would like to forget. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Red Dragons roll over Saltsburg
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PURCHASE LINE — Purchase Line defeated Saltsburg, 37-7, in a Heritage Conference football game at Barry T. Madill Field on Friday night. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Bobcats lose to Silver Oaks
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BLAIRSVILLE — Silver Oak Academy overcame several mental mistakes and scored the game's final four touchdowns to score a 31-14 win over Blairsville in a non-conference football game at Memorial Stadium on Friday. [Read More]
End Zone Extra: Friday football matchups End Zone Extra: Friday football matchups
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Here's a look at tonight's high school football matchups. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: United edges Blairsville AROUND THE AREA: United edges Blairsville
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United topped Blairsville, 234-240, in a Heritage Conference golf match at Champion Lakes Golf Course on Thursday. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: Site gets another boost END ZONE EXTRA: Site gets another boost
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Due to the ongoing success of End Zone Extra, the Gazette is again looking to step up its online coverage of high school football. [Read More]
END ZONE EXTRA: In any language, Indians form tight bond END ZONE EXTRA: In any language, Indians form tight bond
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
The three words are kept in their original language so their meaning will not get lost in translation. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police charged an Evans City man with possession of a weapon, saying they found a set of brass knuckles after searching him at 1:33 a.m. Saturday at Sheetz along Wayne Avenue. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A pedestrian suffered moderate injuries Wednesday when he was struck trying to cross the road at routes 286 and 403 at 5:50 p.m., according to state police. [Read More]
Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences Rock-throwing incident results in jail sentences
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LEWISBURG — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage. [Read More]
Officials probe woman's death Officials probe woman's death
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BURRELL TOWNSHIP — A Shelocta woman was found dead in a camper trailer Tuesday in Burrell Township, according to state police in Indiana. [Read More]
Blairsville man accused of possessing child porn Blairsville man accused of possessing child porn
2 days ago -
A Blairsville man faces three felony charges related to child pornography accusations. [Read More]
Fire damages home Fire damages home
2 days ago - - TOM PEEL
Five fire departments were called to a structure fire this morning along Route 286 in Conemaugh Township, according to Indiana County 911. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Someone stole two 50-foot sections of red industrial garden hose and an oscillating sprinkler Tuesday from the north side of Stright Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus during the early morning hours, according to campus police. [Read More]
Items found
2 days ago -
State police at Indiana barracks said they found a small amount cash in the Walmart parking at 3100 Oakland Ave. in White Township on Aug. 23. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A Clymer man suffered moderate injuries Wednesday afternoon in a collision at the intersection of Route 286 and Starford Road, according to state police. [Read More]
Judge to reconsider online threat case
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JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A federal judge has been asked to reconsider a magistrate’s order to release a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man while he awaits trial on charges that he made Facebook threats to kill preschool children. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 4 Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 4
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 3, 2015 [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Benjamin Brilhart FIRST BIRTHDAY: Benjamin Brilhart
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Benjamin Stephen Brilhart celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 28, 2015. [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Everett Porter FIRST BIRTHDAY: Everett Porter
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Everett Finnegan Porter celebrated his first birthday with a family party on July 25, 2015, at his home in Kittanning. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Roen Cassidy SECOND BIRTHDAY: Roen Cassidy
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Roen Max Cassidy celebrated her second birthday on July 20, 2015, with a Minnie Mouse party. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Wright SECOND BIRTHDAY: Abigail Wright
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Abigail Grace Wright celebrated her second birthday on July 18, 2015, with a “Sophia the First” party with her brother, sister and family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 3 Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 3
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 2, 2015: [Read More]
IUP announces May 2015 graduates IUP announces May 2015 graduates
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The following area students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2015. [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, Sept. 2 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]

All World News

 
Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train station Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train station
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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hundreds of frustrated refugees stuck at Budapest’s Keleti train station gathered up their belongings today and vowed to make their way to Vienna on foot. [Read More]
Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
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NEW YORK — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing “Force” behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film. [Read More]
Trump signs pledge, vows no third-party bid Trump signs pledge, vows no third-party bid
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NEW YORK — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party’s nomination — a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field. [Read More]
Poll: Many millennials view themselves as wasteful, self-absorbed Poll: Many millennials view themselves as wasteful, self-absorbed
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WASHINGTON — Even millennials don’t think much of their generation, according to a new poll Thursday. [Read More]
2 papal parades, passes added in Philly 2 papal parades, passes added in Philly
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PHILADELPHIA — After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis’ audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view. [Read More]
Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood lawsuit
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PITTSBURGH — The city of Pittsburgh’s recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle legal claims brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining defendant. [Read More]
Deputies issue licenses after Kentucky clerk jailed Deputies issue licenses after Kentucky clerk jailed
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ASHLAND, Ky. — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky. [Read More]
Unemployment hits seven-year low Unemployment hits seven-year low
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month. [Read More]
Ex-Guatemalan president jailed Ex-Guatemalan president jailed
1 day ago -
GUATEMALA CITY — Otto Perez Molina spent his first night as an ex-president in military custody following a historic day in which he resigned and Guatemala’s Congress swore in Vice President Alejandro Maldonado to serve the remainder of his term. [Read More]
Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall
1 day ago -
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Tax reassessment should concern renters Letter to the Editor: Tax reassessment should concern renters
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This letter is to all renters, whether you are students or residents of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seek cooperation with commissioners Letter to the Editor: Seek cooperation with commissioners
2 days ago -
Speaking from experience, I believe a reassessment of real estate values in Indiana County is long overdue. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment
3 days ago -
Recently Commissioner Rod Ruddock expressed his “dismay” regarding his colleague’s independent release of a statement regarding reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough? Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough?
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I am not so much worried about the construction, dust and disruption that’s going on along Philadelphia Street in Indiana. What I am most worried about — no, actually disgusted about — is the ongoing spending of borough money for “the destination experience.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden
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I think it’s time for the county commissioners, school board and the state to start working together to find a way to eliminate property taxes altogether. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect
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I agree with the person who wrote, “It’s definitely time for a reality check for our county commissioners.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county
4 days ago -
Indiana County once again showed me why I am so grateful to reside here. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream
6 days ago -
Obviously, a county property reassessment was necessary. Death and taxes are inevitable. But the formula used in Indiana County is flawed. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system
6 days ago -
As Paul Harvey used to say: Now, the rest of the story. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money
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Well now, the game commission needs to raise rates because they need over $80 million a year to operate. Here we go with another government entity taking more. [Read More]

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