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Unseasonable weather means early emergence of insects Unseasonable weather means early emergence of insects
by CHAUNCEY ROSS

It’s Feb. 23. The dead of winter should still be in sight, albeit in the rearview mirror. Full Story →

Firefighters respond to blaze at rental
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Firefighters respond to blaze at rental

Fast action by an Indiana landlord saved time for volunteer firefighters Wednesday afternoon, when a fire started on the outside wall of a rental house at 37 N. Fifth St.

INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

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.

Another win puts record in reach for Crimson Hawks Another win puts record in reach for Crimson Hawks

The 2016-17 version of the IUP Crimson Hawks has a chance to do something special.

- TONY COCCAGNA
Bobcats turn out lights on Wildcats Bobcats turn out lights on Wildcats

CENTER TOWNSHIP — Wednesday night’s game at the HomerDome had a little bit of everything.

- CARLY KROUSE
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WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors buy land adjacent to township building WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors buy land adjacent to township building
10 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
The White Township supervisors on Wednesday approved the purchase of an acre of property next to the municipal building. [Read More]
Outreach program held at Fox's Pizza Outreach program held at Fox's Pizza
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As part of a Seeds of Faith Christian Academy outreach project, students got to hang out with the team at Fox's Pizza in Indiana on Wednesday. [Read More]
Works of Vanessa German on display at IUP Works of Vanessa German on display at IUP
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“Here is for Dreaming: Vanessa German” is on exhibit through March 9 in Kipp Gallery at Sprowls Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
4-H members attend leader forum 4-H members attend leader forum
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The Indiana County 4-H program was represented at the recent State 4-H Leader Forum held at Penn State University. [Read More]
Irish folk group to perform March 5 at IUP Irish folk group to perform March 5 at IUP
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Caladh Nua, a quintet from Southern Ireland, will perform Sunday, March 5, at 7 p.m. as part of the Ovations! series. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL 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]
INDIANA BOROUGH: Officials adopt 'welcoming' resolution INDIANA BOROUGH: Officials adopt 'welcoming' resolution
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana Borough council Tuesday passed a resolution emphasizing that the borough is a welcoming community and that Indiana officials consider enforcement of immigration law a federal responsibility. [Read More]
Blairsville council going after unpaid per capita taxes Blairsville council going after unpaid per capita taxes
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
BLAIRSVILLE — Borough residents who haven’t paid their per capita tax in past years won’t be getting off easy this year. [Read More]
Your Girl Scout cookies are here Your Girl Scout cookies are here
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Volunteers gathered Tuesday at McNaughton Moving Co. in White Township to sort a delivery of 20,366 boxes of Girl Scout cookies. [Read More]
Abnormal weather has pros and cons Abnormal weather has pros and cons
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The recent unseasonably warm weather has done more than draw folks of all ages to enjoy the outdoors. [Read More]

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Division title remains up for grabs Division title remains up for grabs
10 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Wednesday was technically Senior Night at the KCAC. But with only underclassmen on the roster, the IUP women’s basketball team was interested in celebrating something else. [Read More]
Indians prevail in overtime, advance to WPIAL quarterfinals Indians prevail in overtime, advance to WPIAL quarterfinals
10 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
MONROEVILLE — The basketball gods finally gave Indiana its due Wednesday night, and for once, the Indians prevailed in a heart-stopper. [Read More]
Stingers set for regional tourney at KCAC Stingers set for regional tourney at KCAC
11 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Marion Center didn’t land the juicy seeds it deservingly received at the District 6 tournament, but that won’t change the Stingers’ lofty expectations heading into the PIAA Class 2A Southwest Regional Wrestling Tournament. [Read More]
Unselfish seniors lead Crimson Hawks Unselfish seniors lead Crimson Hawks
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
One hasn’t been called by his given name for most of the past six years. The other hasn’t been called by his first name since he arrived almost two years ago. Drizz and Spain. [Read More]
IUP’s Horton earns PSAC award IUP’s Horton earns PSAC award
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IUP sophomore D.J. Horton has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s male indoor track and field athlete of the week. [Read More]
Inconsistent Stingers exit tournament Inconsistent Stingers exit tournament
1 day ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
MARION CENTER — Things couldn’t have gotten off to a more promising start for the Marion Center girls’ basketball team Tuesday night. [Read More]
Lions beat Bobcats in playoff opener Lions beat Bobcats in playoff opener
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
ARMAGH — And the rubber match goes to United. [Read More]
Penns Valley ousts Ligonier Penns Valley ousts Ligonier
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SPRING MILLS — Fifth-seeded Penns Valley dominated the first two quarters and then held off a late rally from 12th-seeded Ligonier Valley to earn a 60-50 win in a District 6 Class 3A girls’ basketball first-round playoff game Tuesday. [Read More]
Indiana sets Youth Legion registration
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Registration for Indiana Youth Legion baseball will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion in Indiana. [Read More]
Church League slates meeting
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A meeting for the Indiana County Church League softball season will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA of Indiana County. [Read More]

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Man charged in fatal accident Man charged in fatal accident
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State police filed homicide by vehicle charges Wednesday against a New Alexandria man for his part in a vehicle accident in October that claimed the life of a Blairsville woman. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A Home man faces charges after state police said he left his 4-year-old son unattended. [Read More]
AG: Kane legal bills cost $3.6 million AG: Kane legal bills cost $3.6 million
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor estimates that legal bills stemming from his convicted predecessor’s actions cost about $3.6 million. [Read More]
Police: Man exposed himself to Amish kids Police: Man exposed himself to Amish kids
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LEOLA (AP) — Police in Lancaster County are investigating a series of indecent exposure incidents. [Read More]
Documents: After shooting, Roof approached second black church Documents: After shooting, Roof approached second black church
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class. That move may have averted a second round of deadly shootings after nine worshippers had been killed at another black church. [Read More]
Three suspects held for trial in armed robbery on campus Three suspects held for trial in armed robbery on campus
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
CLYMER — Three men have been ordered to stand trial on allegations that they staged a drug sale in order to rob a man of his cash and some marijuana in an Indiana University of Pennsylvania dormitory. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police reported Joshua Sprock, of Derry, argued with and shoved a 28-year-old Derry woman during a confrontation on Jan. 3 at 119 Old Route 217. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Adam D. Drylie, 22, of Shelocta, was not hurt when his SUV struck an embankment Monday along Route 286 near Old Route 56, state police said. [Read More]
Driver in fatal crash sentenced Driver in fatal crash sentenced
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GREENSBURG (AP) — A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer. [Read More]
Man gets probation for smashing star Man gets probation for smashing star
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who destroyed Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism. [Read More]

All Family News

 
BIRTH: Mary Eliane Newsome BIRTH: Mary Eliane Newsome
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Mary Eliane Newsome, daughter of Kimberly E. Newsome, of Glen Campbell, was born Feb. 7, 2017, at Punxsutawney Area Hospital. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 23 Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 23
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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, Feb. 22, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 22:
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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, Feb. 21, 2017: [Read More]
WEDDING: Michelle Matko and David Buterbaugh WEDDING: Michelle Matko and David Buterbaugh
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Michelle Kay Matko and David Alan Buterbaugh, of Indiana, were wed Dec. 31, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 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, Feb. 20, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 20: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 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, weekend activity: [Read More]

All World News

 
Seven Earth-size worlds found in habitable zone Seven Earth-size worlds found in habitable zone
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life. [Read More]
Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidelines Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidelines
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WASHINGTON — Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. [Read More]
Graduate assistants petition for union Graduate assistants petition for union
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UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Penn State graduate student assistants are seeking union representation. [Read More]
Man killed in work site trench collapse
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WEST NEWTON (AP) — Authorities say a trench collapse at a Westmoreland County property has killed a man working at the site. [Read More]
AG: Kane legal bills cost $3.6 million AG: Kane legal bills cost $3.6 million
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor estimates that legal bills stemming from his convicted predecessor’s actions cost about $3.6 million. [Read More]
Apollo 11 capsule to go on trip across U.S. Apollo 11 capsule to go on trip across U.S.
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CHANTILLY, Va. — The Apollo 11 command module, which traveled more than 950,000 miles to take Americans to the moon and back in 1969, is going on a road trip, leaving the Smithsonian for the first time in more than four decades. [Read More]
Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball sold in Indiana state Winning ticket for $435 million Powerball sold in Indiana state
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana state lottery official says the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold in an Indiana city. [Read More]
‘Graffiti Highway’ trespassing enforced
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CENTRALIA (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is cracking down on trespassers who continue to walk on a stretch of highway that’s been closed to vehicles because of an underground coal fire. [Read More]
Credit line for university OK'd Credit line for university OK'd
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Leaders of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education have approved a new line of credit for Cheyney University. [Read More]
California residents return to waterlogged homes California residents return to waterlogged homes
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Some residents returned home to sort through waterlogged furniture, toys and clothing after being abruptly evacuated when a surging creek carrying engine fuel and sewage water inundated thousands of homes in San Jose. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP
1 day ago -
Citizens of Grant Township, Indiana County, have been faced with the possibility of having injection disposal wells for toxic gas waste imposed on them. Injection wells threaten drinking water supplies and have caused earthquakes in Ohio, Colorado and Oklahoma. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The right side of history Letter to the editor: The right side of history
3 days ago -
Given recent national ICE raids, the Welcome Home group finds it necessary to address sanctuary status on behalf of local immigrants and international students who voiced their concerns to us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The politics of hate Letter to the editor: The politics of hate
3 days ago -
There are at least 10 neo-Nazi groups in the United States. These groups admire Hitler — and hate. They hate racial and ethnic minorities, gays and lesbians, Jews, Muslims and, sometimes, even Christians. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games
5 days ago -
I attended the Heritage Conference championship games at the KCAC on Friday, Feb. 10. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome
5 days ago -
I would like to share with your readers the good feeling I had at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, when I saw and heard our president’s news conference from the White House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living
1 week ago -
In response to Terry Taylor’s Jan. 15 letter, “Value of intentional living”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not
1 week ago -
A Feb. 8 article in the Gazette, “Council urged to give support to immigrants,” caught my eye and touched a nerve. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing
1 week ago -
There are some very good and responsible young people out there. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome
1 week ago -
Wow! What an awesome event — the Heritage Conference championship basketball games at the KCAC. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs? Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs?
2 weeks ago -
When I was in grade school in Washington, D.C., I witnessed a bullying incident that is still vivid to me today. During lunchtime in the schoolyard a classmate was pushed up against the wall, threatened and punched. [Read More]

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