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Inmate pleads guilty in hit-for-hire case Inmate pleads guilty in hit-for-hire case

An SCI Pine Grove inmate has pleaded guilty to charges that he, for the second time, tried to arrange the killing of a man. Full Story →

Area native tells of adventure on Amazon River Area native tells of adventure on Amazon River

A challenge. That’s what inspired Art Huseonica, a Homer-Center High School graduate, to embark on an Amazon River expedition — more than 4,000 miles.

Friends of the Parks to kick off 33rd year Friends of the Parks to kick off 33rd year

Friends of the Parks will kick off its 33rd year of educational and informational programming with its annual potluck dinner Saturday at the Indiana Fire Station in White Township.

Sisters March draws protesters in Indiana Sisters March draws protesters in Indiana

Lizanne Porter, of Indiana, left, and Tory Dellafiora, of Graceton, led one of the protest groups on North Seventh Street in Indiana on Saturday.

Lezzer Lumber marks 90th anniversary Lezzer Lumber marks 90th anniversary

Lezzer Lumber, which operates a facility along Wayne Avenue in White Township, is marking its 90th anniversary.

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Management group installs leaders Management group installs leaders
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The Indiana County Area Society for Human Resource Management elected officers on Friday. [Read More]
Mild weather expected to end Mild weather expected to end
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The AccuWeather forecast calls for colder weather most of this week. [Read More]
Roadrunners, Indiana First Bank donate $15,000 to VFW Roadrunners, Indiana First Bank donate $15,000 to VFW
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The Roadrunners Club and Indiana First bank donated $15,000 to the Indiana County VFW Post #1989 to benefit Indiana County veterans. [Read More]
Management group installs leaders Management group installs leaders
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The Indiana County Area Society for Human Resource Management elected officers on Friday. [Read More]
Show thrills wrestling fans at KCAC Show thrills wrestling fans at KCAC
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Irish wrestler Sheamus celebrated his victory Saturday night during an appearance by the WWE at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
Area soldiers drafted 74 years ago for duty in World War II
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Area soldiers drafted 74 years ago for duty in World War II
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Almost 100 Indiana County men were drafted for service in World War II and reported for duty 74 years ago this week at the Indiana County Courthouse. [Read More]
What happens in an interview
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What happens in an interview
23 hours ago - - BOB LANKARD
When you do anything for the first time it’s a little scary. First time crawling on a bike. Jumping in a pool. Or that first day of school. [Read More]
United Way reaches 85 percent of goal United Way reaches 85 percent of goal
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The United Way of Indiana County is at 85 percent of its fundraising goal of $737,000 with about three weeks to go in the campaign. [Read More]
Home resident takes first at farm show Home resident takes first at farm show
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Nick Irwin, of Home, took first place in the 34-inch class at the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm show’s miniature horse pull. [Read More]
Enter to Win: Two-night Maryland stay with activities Enter to Win: Two-night Maryland stay with activities
23 hours ago - - Recreation News
This month, we're giving away a two-night trip in Howard County, Maryland, that includes a bunch of fun activities! [Read More]

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IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks hit their next stride IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks hit their next stride
23 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
On Saturday, Dante Lombardi matched the career high he set last Saturday, scoring 22 points in IUP’s 70-52 victory over Clarion in a PSAC West game. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks women rally, but come up short IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks women rally, but come up short
23 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CLARION — After quickly and unexpectedly regaining a pulse late in the fourth quarter, IUP all but flatlined following one momentary rebounding lapse Saturday at Tippin Gymnasium. [Read More]
Nationals top Americans in Collegiate Bowl
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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Mike Martz, the former Rams head coach, had a message ready for his team when they met to prepare for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rams win 10th straight, set up showdown HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Rams win 10th straight, set up showdown
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The first big showdown in the Heritage Conference boys’ basketball ranks is set. [Read More]
IJHS wrestlers place third
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BELLWOOD — The Indiana Junior High School wrestling team topped Tyrone, 52-46, to place third at the Bellwood-Antis dual tournament on Saturday. [Read More]
Stingers go 4-1 at dual meet tourney Stingers go 4-1 at dual meet tourney
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CLAYSBURG — Three Marion Center wrestlers finished 5-0 on the day, and the Stingers went 4-1 as a team to place third at the Claysburg Pizza Duals tournament Saturday at Claysburg-Kimmel High School. [Read More]
Bobcats use big run to best Comets Bobcats use big run to best Comets
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
KENWOOD — It’s going to take 32 minutes of good basketball to beat the Blairsville Bobcats. [Read More]
Indians use tight defense in victory Indians use tight defense in victory
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Indiana again scored a win on the strength of its aggressive defensive play, this time surviving a late run from DuBois to grind out a 38-32 victory in a non-conference girls’ basketball game Friday at Fifth Street Gymnasium. [Read More]
Indiana boys stays unbeaten in conference Indiana boys stays unbeaten in conference
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Indiana matched its season-high in points, played stingy defense and remained unbeaten in section play by routing host Deer Lakes, 82-56, in a WPIAL Class 4A Section 1 boys’ basketball game Friday night. [Read More]
Marion Center wins junior high game
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MARION CENTER — Marion Center topped Saltsburg, 46-28, in a ninth-grade boys’ basketball game Thursday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police reported that an intruder stole a television between Dec. 15 and Friday from a residence along South 10th Street between Church and School streets. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police reported that David Zook, of Indiana, and William Elliott, of DuBois, were drivers of vehicles involved in an accidnet at 10:33 a.m. Saturday on Route 119 near Weld Road. [Read More]
Woman accused of drugging son, 10 Woman accused of drugging son, 10
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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly drugging her son to calm him. [Read More]
Man accused of running prostitution ring Man accused of running prostitution ring
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JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A Cambria County man accused of running a prostitution ring out of a hotel and paying the women with heroin as well as money has been ordered to stand trial. [Read More]
Man gets time in toddler burning Man gets time in toddler burning
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man who laughed while his girlfriend tortured her toddler son by burning him with cigarettes is headed to prison. [Read More]
Teller throws GPS in bag to nab robber
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PILLOW (AP) — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Pennsylvania helped them catch a robber by tossing a GPS device into the money sack he took. [Read More]
Man suspected in deaths of officer, woman dies
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NEW ORLEANS — The man authorities say shot and killed a woman he’d been romantically involved with and a police officer who had tried to help her has died, hours after shooting himself in the chest during a standoff with authorities on a New Orleans bridge. [Read More]
El Chapo's new home: A jail that held mobsters, terrorists El Chapo's new home: A jail that held mobsters, terrorists
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NEW YORK — In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country’s most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. [Read More]
HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET HOMER CITY DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Susanne Steffee, of Homer City. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Someone damaged a vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Philadelphia Street on Jan. 13, according to borough police. [Read More]

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HONOR ROLL: Marion Center Junior/Senior High School HONOR ROLL: Marion Center Junior/Senior High School
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MARION CENTER — The following students have been named to the honor roll at Marion Center Junior/Senior High School for the second grading period. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 22:
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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: Andrew Hreha STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Andrew Hreha
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Andrew Michael Hreha as a Student of the Month for January. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Destiny Thomas STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Destiny Thomas
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The Apollo Area Lions Club recently named Destiny Thomas as a Student of the Month for January. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 21:
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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, Jan. 20, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 20: Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 20:
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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, Jan. 19, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 19: Gazette readers' birthdays, Jan. 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 HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Jan. 18, 2017: [Read More]

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Trump chides media at visit to CIA Trump chides media at visit to CIA
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LANGLEY, Va. — On his first full day in office President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about “dishonest” journalists. [Read More]
Pope: Judge Trump after his actions
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told an interviewer that he’ll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming his opinion. [Read More]
Man gets time in toddler burning Man gets time in toddler burning
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man who laughed while his girlfriend tortured her toddler son by burning him with cigarettes is headed to prison. [Read More]
State unemployment rate declines State unemployment rate declines
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped in December for the second straight month. But it remained well above the national rate as the labor force contracted and payrolls shrank. [Read More]
Man accused of running prostitution ring Man accused of running prostitution ring
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JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A Cambria County man accused of running a prostitution ring out of a hotel and paying the women with heroin as well as money has been ordered to stand trial. [Read More]
Woman accused of drugging son, 10 Woman accused of drugging son, 10
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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly drugging her son to calm him. [Read More]
Courts grant more time to fix tax law Courts grant more time to fix tax law
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers are getting more time to replace a law requiring casinos to pay more than $140 million to local governments before it is wiped off the books. [Read More]
Teller throws GPS in bag to nab robber
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PILLOW (AP) — Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Pennsylvania helped them catch a robber by tossing a GPS device into the money sack he took. [Read More]
El Chapo's new home: A jail that held mobsters, terrorists El Chapo's new home: A jail that held mobsters, terrorists
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NEW YORK — In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country’s most secure federal lockups — and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. [Read More]
Tornado in Missippi kills four Tornado in Missippi kills four
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Rain was pouring down in the pre-dawn darkness, and the wind was picking up as Darryl McMorris ran for his daughters’ bedroom. The windows started blowing out as he dove on top of his girls, grabbing one under each arm as he tried to protect them. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Questions unanswered on school project Letter to the Editor: Questions unanswered on school project
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The Indiana Area school board never fails to disappoint. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Funding battle leads to UC layoffs Letter to the Editor: Funding battle leads to UC layoffs
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Over 500 Pennsylvania state workers lost their jobs in December, and thousands of other citizens have become collateral victims because Scott Wagner, a wealthy first-term state senator from York County, wants to be governor of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Possible conflict of interest for Sen. Toomey Letter to the Editor: Possible conflict of interest for Sen. Toomey
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I am writing to encourage readers to contact U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey to request that he recuse himself from the confirmation vote on Betsy Devos as secretary of education, due to inherent conflict of interest. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Students, taxpayers can't afford megaschool Letter to the editor: Students, taxpayers can't afford megaschool
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We have had lots of discussion lately on the proposed grade school closings in the Indiana Area School District. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: IASD success tied to neighborhood schools Letter to the Editor: IASD success tied to neighborhood schools
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The Indiana area has a very well-functioning school system, as our school board certainly claims. Much of this successful system can surely be traced to its neighborhood schools. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Out with the old, in with the new? Letter to the Editor: Out with the old, in with the new?
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The turn of the calendar from 2016 to 2017 has brought more fears than hopes following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The value of intentional living Letter to the Editor: The value of intentional living
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Oprah Winfrey has inspired me for many years. She reached a touchstone in me this year when she said she lives life with intention. What does that mean? She has an aim or a plan for her life. [Read More]
AS IT SEE IT: Helping small business means jobs AS IT SEE IT: Helping small business means jobs
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We all do it. On New Year’s Day, we step on the scale or look in the mirror and then resolve to improve our lives or the shape we’re in. If Pennsylvania policymakers took a good look in the mirror, they’d notice our state economy is in a funk. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wellness center a well-kept secret Letter to the Editor: Wellness center a well-kept secret
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I would like to introduce you to a wonderful opportunity in Indiana County. We have an amazing gym that is available for anyone who wants to join and exercise with or without a plan to become healthy and fit. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Angry election losers? Letter to the Editor: Angry election losers?
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I have to agree with Donald Trump: We should have to prove Russia hacked the presidential election. [Read More]

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