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THE WEEK IN REVIEW
10 hours ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of April 19-25: [Read More]
Man, 99, recounts service in honor guard Man, 99, recounts service in honor guard
1 day ago - - KAYLA CIOFFO
Several months ago, a White Township resident was confused to read a story that credited the title “oldest living honor guard” from Arlington National Cemetery to a man who was two or three years younger than him. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
1 day ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter at 191 Airport Road, White Township, and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road, White Township. [Read More]
MS fundraiser participants walk with purpose MS fundraiser participants walk with purpose
1 day ago -
You may have seen a number of groups of people — many dressed in matching shirts — traversing Indiana Borough Saturday. [Read More]
Program salutes graduates Program salutes graduates
1 day ago -
Leadership program graduate Kristin Rombaugh, of S&T Bank, received a plaque from Erick Lauber, Leadership program director. [Read More]
Streets repaired in pre-WW II Homer City Streets repaired in pre-WW II Homer City
1 day ago -
Men worked on repairing Juniper Street at South Main Street in Homer City sometime in the 1930s or 1940s. [Read More]
IUP team wins student business plan competition
1 day ago -
A team of students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania who designed a Web-based application that helps people dealing with drug and alcohol abuse problems have won the $10,000 first-place prize in the fourth annual Student Business Plan Competition. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
1 day ago -
All events are held in Indiana unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
Coal town boasted new Catholic church Coal town boasted new Catholic church
1 day ago -
St. Francis Catholic Church of Rossiter is shown here in its early days. [Read More]
GOP spring banquet planned GOP spring banquet planned
1 day ago -
Rep. Dave Reed, Pennsylvania House majority leader, will be the keynote speaker at the Indiana County Republican Committee’s annual spring banquet on May 7 at the Rustic Lodge in White Township. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Stever sets two meet records HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD: Stever sets two meet records
1 day ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
MARION CENTER — Indiana sophomore Jessica Stever entered Saturday’s county meet with one record in her sights. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks finish with sweep
1 day ago -
Austin Mock hit three home runs and drove in six in IUP’s sweep of Gannon, 7-2, and 9-5, in a baseball doubleheader on Senior Day at Dougherty Field on Saturday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Stingers claim tourney title
1 day ago -
Marion Center’s Laken Ryen picked up two wins and had seven RBIs Saturday to lead the Stingers to the championship in the Penn Cambria softball tournament. [Read More]
GOLF: Indian Springs Ladies set to tee off
1 day ago -
The Indian Springs Tuesday Morning Ladies Golf League will tee off on May 5. [Read More]
Marion Center Speedway to open tonight Marion Center Speedway to open tonight
2 days ago -
MARION CENTER — The 49th season of dirt-track stock car racing at Marion Center Speedway will begin tonight. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Uhl hits three more homers IUP ROUNDUP: Uhl hits three more homers
2 days ago -
Ryan Uhl ran his home run total to 29 with three homers in IUP’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division baseball doubleheader against Gannon on Friday afternoon in Erie. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats rebound vs. Marion Center HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats rebound vs. Marion Center
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Blairsville pitcher Ryan Shirley got all the run support he needed in the first inning, and the Bobcats bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 5-0 win over host Marion Center in a Heritage Conference baseball game Friday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: WINCHESTER THURSTON 3, INDIANA 2
2 days ago -
The Indiana High School boys’ tennis team closed out play in Section 3-AA with a loss at Schenley Park. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL ROUNDUP
2 days ago -
Megan Risinger tossed a gem, and the unbeaten Stingers used a big rally in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull away from visiting Derry in a non-conference softball game Friday. [Read More]
ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo carries Wildcats to crown ON CAMPUS: Piccirillo carries Wildcats to crown
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Angel Piccirillo feels right at home running in the Penn Relays. [Read More]

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Several vehicles involved in accident Several vehicles involved in accident
1 day ago -
Emergency teams responded at 5:57 p.m. Saturday to a report of a wreck involving at least three vehicles on Plaza Road — the entrance to the SouthTowne Plaza shopping center [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
A White Township man has been charged with failing to comply with reporting requirements under Megan’s Law, state police said Saturday. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
State police reported that a car driven by Megan Duke, of Dayton, Armstrong County, hit the back of a truck driven by Melinda Daisher, of Commodore, at 1:25 p.m. Saturday on Route 119 near Wachob Road. [Read More]
Protesters rally in Baltimore Protesters rally in Baltimore
1 day ago -
BALTIMORE — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts. [Read More]
Man jumps off bridge to avoid car
1 day ago -
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man trying to help other drivers who had just been in a wreck at the Georgia-South Carolina line is recovering after he jumped from a bridge to avoid being hit. [Read More]
Love, cookies help lost sisters survive Love, cookies help lost sisters survive
1 day ago -
CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska said Saturday that they survived in a remote part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the little food they had in their snow-crippled SUV. [Read More]
Tater tots, couch distract burglar
1 day ago -
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Police say a would-be burglar got sidetracked by snacks and a comfy place to snooze, heating up some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa of the house he broke into. [Read More]
Hundreds honor slain student
1 day ago -
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered in two Indiana cities for vigils honoring an Indiana University student who was found beaten to death. [Read More]
Suspect killed in attempted arrest
1 day ago -
NEW YORK — A New York City police detective shot and killed a robbery suspect who had struck the detective’s partner in the head with a police radio during an attempted arrest in Manhattan Saturday, officials said. [Read More]
A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent
1 day ago -
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, April 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, April 26
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today .... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Brian Waryck BOY OF THE MONTH: Brian Waryck
2 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Brian Michael Waryck as Boy of the Month for April, the 688th Boy of the Month honored since the program began. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tim Stewart STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Tim Stewart
2 days ago -
The Lions Club of Rural Valley recently named Tim Stewart as West Shamokin High School’s Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Ashley Szul SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Ashley Szul
2 days ago -
The Women’s Civic Organization of Rural Valley recently named Ashley Szul as West Shamokin High School’s Senior of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Corinne Taylor SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Corinne Taylor
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The Homer City Kiwanis Club recently named Corinne Taylor as the Homer-Center High School Senior of the Month for April. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Homer-Center High School
2 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third grading period at Homer-Center High School. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Purchase Line High School
2 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third grading period at Purchase Line High School. [Read More]
HONOR ROLL: Blairsville Middle/High School
2 days ago -
The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third grading period at Blairsville Middle/High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, April 25 Gazette readers' birthdays, April 25
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, April 24, 2015: [Read More]

All World News

 
More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake More than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake
1 day ago -
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left more than 2,200 people dead. [Read More]
Toll from Nepal earthquake mounts Toll from Nepal earthquake mounts
1 day ago -
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks today, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after an earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region. [Read More]
White House unveils NSA surveillance report
1 day ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a six-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans’ calls and emails. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Municipal pension woes stir debate
1 day ago -
HARRISBURG — They may not yet be at the forefront of policy debates at the Capitol, but Pennsylvania’s municipal pension troubles are stirring more discussion than usual. [Read More]
Seismologists knew temblor was coming
1 day ago -
Nepal’s devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming. [Read More]
Stars come out for Washington dinner
1 day ago -
WASHINGTON — Two secretaries of state, Téa Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.” [Read More]
Protesters rally in Baltimore Protesters rally in Baltimore
1 day ago -
BALTIMORE — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts. [Read More]
'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite
1 day ago -
Forty years after the final flight of Operation Babylift left Vietnam, 20 evacuees and their adopted families gathered Saturday for a reunion along with some of the servicemen who took part in the rescue. [Read More]
Risk, worry await salvage of sunken ferry Risk, worry await salvage of sunken ferry
1 day ago -
SEOUL, South Korea — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. [Read More]
Man jumps off bridge to avoid car
1 day ago -
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man trying to help other drivers who had just been in a wreck at the Georgia-South Carolina line is recovering after he jumped from a bridge to avoid being hit. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Political letters deadline set
1 day ago - .
Tuesday, May 5 , at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the May 19 primary election. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shusters, pere et fils
6 days ago -
Your front-page Associated Press story on U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster’s intimate relationships with 1) a lobbyist for the airline industry and 2) with the airline industry (“Shuster admits to ties with lobbyist,” April 17) was a well-reported contribution to the genre. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana Area school board doing a good job
1 week ago -
I worked for PennDOT for 36-plus years. A primary rule was that every transportation improvement project is governed by two factors: safety and budget. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Living in an age of constant distraction
1 week ago -
We sit and analyze major news events from the comforts of our home, workplace and outdoor venues. Video cameras are attached to everything from animals, buildings and cars to people and law enforcement. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana council should consider bike plan
1 week ago -
As many of our community’s residents are aware, spring is here. This means that more and more of us will get out the bicycles and head out for a ride. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Comments about realignment inaccurate
2 weeks ago -
As chairman of the IASD Academic Committee, I would like to clarify a few items and correct several inaccuracies in Michele Tortorella’s letter to the editor on Sunday (“Public misled on realignment’s benefits”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: People don't want county to be dump site
2 weeks ago -
In Eric Buterbaugh’s April 2 letter, “County erred in backing township action,” he did his best to try to degrade the county commissioners for becoming involved in the dispute over a waste water dump site within the county. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A revenue problem, not a spending one
2 weeks ago -
In his April 5 article “To move forward, we must act now,” U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has joined the chorus of those who compare the government’s budget to that of the typical family’s budget. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Math in Smerconish column does not compute
2 weeks ago -
In his April 7 column, Michael Smerconish says: “Bill Clinton won 61 percent of counties that now have a Whole Foods and 40 percent of counties that now have a Cracker Barrel — a 21 percent gap.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Public misled on realignment's benefits
2 weeks ago -
At the Academic Committee meeting of the Indiana school board on March 30, over 50 elementary teachers came out to voice their displeasure with the elementary realignment that has occurred this year. [Read More]
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