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Museum officials mark 20th year, celebrate Jimmy's birth Museum officials mark 20th year, celebrate Jimmy's birth
22 hours ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
From the state of Indiana to Indiana, Pa. [Read More]
Fire Fest 2015 in full swing
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Fire Fest 2015 in full swing
22 hours ago -
The Homer City Fire Fest kicked off Tuesday and continues through Saturday. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILE BOROUGH: Council approves purchase of new firetruck BLAIRSVILE BOROUGH: Council approves purchase of new firetruck
22 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville Borough council members on Tuesday expressed their support of the purchase of a new firetruck by the Blairsville Fire Department with an official motion. [Read More]
Museum opens glass exhibit Museum opens glass exhibit
22 hours ago -
The Rainbow Diamond Glass Club has an exhibit on the history of the Indiana Glass Manufacturing Plant and artifacts on display at the Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Tentative school budget holds line on taxes BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Tentative school budget holds line on taxes
22 hours ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — For the seventh year in a row, the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board intends to hold the line on taxes, passing a proposed 2015-16 budget Wednesday with no tax increase. [Read More]
BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Supervisors oppose plans to construct pedestrian bridge BURRELL TOWNSHIP: Supervisors oppose plans to construct pedestrian bridge
22 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BLACK LICK — Indiana County officials are moving on this spring with plans for construction of a pedestrian and biking bridge to cross Route 22 between a park-and-ride lot near Resort Plaza and the Corporate Campus industrial park. [Read More]
Donley, Yerger receive Clark awards Donley, Yerger receive Clark awards
22 hours ago -
The League of Women Voters of Indiana County presented the fourth annual Peggy Clark Grassroots Environmental Leadership awards to two Indiana University of Pennsylvania professors at its annual meeting Monday. [Read More]
Garden club offers scholarship
22 hours ago -
The Indiana Garden Club, a member of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania, District VI, annually awards a minimum of one $500 scholarship from the Julia Pound/Alice O’Dell Scholarship Fund. [Read More]
Bank supports campers Bank supports campers
22 hours ago -
The S&T Charitable Foundation recently made a contribution to the Southwest Regional 4-H Camp, a residential camp for youths from seven counties in southwestern Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Upcoming community events announced Upcoming community events announced
22 hours ago -
The Gazette presents this brief roundup of dinners, fundraisers, reunions, meetings and other events scheduled in the coming days in the Indiana County area. [Read More]

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TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet TRACK AND FIELD: Stever seasoned at state meet
22 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Don’t tell Steve Cochran experience doesn’t matter at the PIAA Track and Field Championships. [Read More]
IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over IUP GOLF: Crimson Hawks finish at 31 over
22 hours ago -
CONOVER, N.C. — The IUP men’s golf team put together a solid third-round effort, but the Crimson Hawks finished 11 strokes back of the cut at the NCAA Division II Championships on Wednesday afternoon at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Black Sox top Marion Center
23 hours ago -
S.W. Jack pitchers Alec Petroff and Luke Thomas teamed up to toss a two-hitter, and the Black Sox snapped a two-game losing skid by outlasting visiting Marion Center, 4-2, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge to hold golf outing
23 hours ago -
SPRING CHURCH — The Apollo-Ridge Touchdown Club will hold its annual golf outing at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at The Links at Spring Church. [Read More]
Daskivich tops ladies league
23 hours ago -
Diane Daskivich won the play of the day in the Indian Springs Ladies Tuesday Morning Golf League. [Read More]
Schultz named section MVP Schultz named section MVP
23 hours ago -
Indiana High School baseball player Zach Schultz was named the most valuable player of WPIAL Section 2-AAA on Wednesday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Blairsville proves worth with big win HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Blairsville proves worth with big win
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
CENTER TOWNSHIP — After drawing the No. 2 seed in the District 6 Class A playoffs, the Blairsville Bobcats had to prove they were a team worthy of that position. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Tipton chasing state title TRACK AND FIELD: Tipton chasing state title
2 days ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
Long before Tre Tipton stepped foot on a long jump runway, he made a lasting impression on Bob Desiderato in a nondescript gymnasium. [Read More]
GOLF: IUP falls into 10th place GOLF: IUP falls into 10th place
2 days ago -
CONOVER, N.C. — IUP shot a 16-over 300, falling back four spots to 10th after the second round of the NCAA Division II Golf Championships at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa on Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
Hankey, Baum earn honors
2 days ago -
Matt Hankey, a senior at West Shamokin High School, was named the Ding-A-Lings Sports Club’s scholar athlete of the month for June. [Read More]

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Grease fire damages Plumville home Grease fire damages Plumville home
22 hours ago -
A grease fire started in the kitchen of residence along Route 85 near Renosky Road at around 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to Plumville Fire Chief William Hutchison. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
22 hours ago -
A Lowe’s customer found a large sum of money in the parking lot at 475 Ben Franklin Road on Wednesday, state police said. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
22 hours ago -
Telephone lines fell on a vehicle on May 10 after another vehicle struck a utility on Route 56, just west of Old Home Manor Road. [Read More]
Feds trying to determine if engineer was using phone Feds trying to determine if engineer was using phone
22 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Investigators are combing through phone records, locomotive data, radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the engineer in last week’s deadly Amtrak derailment was using his cellphone while at the controls, federal authorities said Wednesday. [Read More]
Police: Woman attacked elderly beau with hacksaw
23 hours ago -
SPRING MILLS (AP) — Police said a Pennsylvania woman in “an outrage of jealousy” attacked her 82-year-old boyfriend with a hacksaw and a model airplane. [Read More]
Officers shoot homicide suspect during standoff
23 hours ago -
BUNOLA (AP) — Police in Allegheny County shot a man they say killed one person and fired at officers during a standoff. [Read More]
Suspect named in killing of wealthy family, housekeeper Suspect named in killing of wealthy family, housekeeper
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Savvas Savopoulos was energized. He spent the day sprucing up his northern Virginia martial arts studio for its grand opening with his family’s longtime housekeeper. Around 5:30 p.m., his wife called, telling him to come home to watch their 10-year-old son because she had plans. [Read More]
DA: Both gunmen fired potentially lethal shots at officer
23 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Two brothers charged with killing a Philadelphia police officer during a shootout inside a video game store each struck the officer with a potentially lethal shot, prosecutors said Wednesday as the suspects waived their preliminary hearing. [Read More]
Pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol facing six charges Pilot who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol facing six charges
23 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — A Florida man who piloted a gyrocopter through miles of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is now facing charges that carry up to 9ᄑ years in prison. [Read More]
Lawsuit alleges sexual hazing on softball team
23 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former softball player at St. Joseph’s University claims in a lawsuit that she endured sexually charged hazing so bad that she contemplated suicide and was forced to quit the team. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, May 21 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 21
23 hours ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
23 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 20, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 20
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 19, 2015: [Read More]
Scholarship awarded
3 days ago -
Carrie R. Grudzien, Chestnut Street, Indiana, has been selected for the Dr. John Kadlubowski Memorial Scholarship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 19 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 19
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 18, 2015: [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES MARRIAGE LICENSES
4 days ago -
The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 18 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 18
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
4 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity ... [Read More]

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Video shows most bikers fleeing from gunfire Video shows most bikers fleeing from gunfire
22 hours ago -
WACO, Texas — When gunfire erupted in the parking lot of a Texas restaurant, most of the leather-clad motorcycle riders watching the confrontation from the patio or inside immediately ran away from the shooting. [Read More]
Paul launches 10-hour tirade against NSA data collection Paul launches 10-hour tirade against NSA data collection
22 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records is unclear following an FBI warning, House-Senate disagreements and more than 10 hours of criticisms by a GOP presidential candidate. [Read More]
Boehner: Little progress at VA year after Shinseki departure Boehner: Little progress at VA year after Shinseki departure
22 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is no better off a year after former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid a scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking health care and falsified records to cover up the delays, House Speaker John Boehner charged Wednesday. [Read More]
Domestic surveillance fate unclear after lengthy Senate talk
22 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records is unclear following an FBI warning, House-Senate disagreements and more than 10 hours of criticisms by a GOP presidential candidate. [Read More]
Feds trying to determine if engineer was using phone Feds trying to determine if engineer was using phone
22 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Investigators are combing through phone records, locomotive data, radio transmissions and surveillance video to determine if the engineer in last week’s deadly Amtrak derailment was using his cellphone while at the controls, federal authorities said Wednesday. [Read More]
Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins, activists say Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins, activists say
22 hours ago -
DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early today, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said, raising concerns the extremists might destroy some of the priceless ruins as they have done in neighboring Iraq. [Read More]
Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants
22 hours ago -
YANGON, Myanmar — Four Malaysian navy ships began searching the seas for stranded boat people today in the first official rescue operation since desperate migrants started washing onto Southeast Asia’s shores. [Read More]
ISIS seizes ancient Syrian town
22 hours ago -
DAMASCUS, Syria — Islamic State militants overran the famed archaeological site at Palmyra early today, just hours after seizing the central Syrian town, activists and officials said, raising concerns the extremists might destroy some of the priceless ruins as they have done in neighboring Iraq. [Read More]
Donora-Webster bridge demolition expected soon
23 hours ago -
DONORA (AP) — State officials said they expect a century-old western Pennsylvania bridge to be demolished late next month, but the implosion could be delayed until July. [Read More]
Police: Woman attacked elderly beau with hacksaw
23 hours ago -
SPRING MILLS (AP) — Police said a Pennsylvania woman in “an outrage of jealousy” attacked her 82-year-old boyfriend with a hacksaw and a model airplane. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
1 week ago -
On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
1 week ago -
Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Questions raised about class scheduling
1 week ago -
As this community votes for Indiana school board on May 19, let me share some items dealing with the senior high school that have occurred because of this “common sense” board. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Let's be proactive about reckless driving
1 week ago -
First, thanks to our borough, state and IUP police officers who serve the people well, but we all know law enforcement can’t be everywhere. I’ve encountered so many irresponsible drivers over the last few months. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Common-sense candidates still best choice
2 weeks ago -
Spring has sprung and with it another election cycle for the Indiana school board. This year the field for election will be filled with proponents for turning back recent board decisions without much explanation of what an alternative plan would be. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: Early dismissals better than late starts
2 weeks ago -
I am writing in response to the Indiana school board’s recent implementation of two-hour late start days once a month from September through March for the upcoming school year. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015 Letter to the Editor: District not better off than four years ago
2 weeks ago -
When it comes to the Indiana school board election, one only needs to ask the question, “Are we better off, as a district, over the past four years with this current board majority?” To me it’s an easy answer: No! [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pee Wee football appreciative of support
2 weeks ago -
Indiana Pee Wee football is right around the corner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Baker's career shows how much he cares
2 weeks ago -
He’s back. Yes, it’s that old disabled Marine Vietnam vet who always reminds you of Memorial Day. This time it’s politics, not Obama, but county commissioner and my friend Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Show your support for proposed bike trail
3 weeks ago -
Indiana is truly a great place to live. I enjoy the outdoors so I appreciate our local parks to hike and enjoy walking and biking on the Hoodlebug Trail. [Read More]
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