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HEATHER BLAKE

Heather Blake is the wire editor and an assistant web editor for The Indiana Gazette. She covers courts, Saltsburg and Homer City borough councils and Penns Manor and United school districts, in addition to writing feature articles. She can be reached at hblake@indianagazette.net.

Articles by HEATHER BLAKE

UNITED: Board sets meeting for project bids
4 days ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school board directors have scheduled a special board meeting for April 22 to consider and approve bids for renovations to the administrative offices and the junior/senior high school and for general business purposes, followed by a budget workshop session. [Read More]
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UNITED: District approves nurse aide position UNITED: District approves nurse aide position
1 week ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United School District now has two nurses to serve the high school and elementary after an anticipated memorandum of agreement was approved Tuesday. [Read More]
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Volleyball team takes championship Volleyball team takes championship
2 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Team Rip It, consisting of girls from Purchase Line High School, won the Bald Eagle 16-and-under AAU volleyball tournament on March 16. [Read More]
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UNITED: School board agrees to allow energy audit for the high school UNITED: School board agrees to allow energy audit for the high school
5 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school directors approved a letter of interest on Tuesday to have an energy audit conducted at the high school that will present the district with alternatives for savings. [Read More]
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UNITED: High school may add more security cameras
5 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United school board directors are looking into adding more security cameras to the high school. [Read More]
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UNITED: School board agrees on contract with new transportation company UNITED: School board agrees on contract with new transportation company
5 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Despite some concerns voiced in opposition, the United school directors on Tuesday approved a finalized contract with a new transportation provider for the district’s students that is expected to save about $300,000 in its first year. [Read More]
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UNITED: School board weighs energy plan to save money
6 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — Directors at United are considering looking into an alternative energy opportunity that could bring the district substantial savings. [Read More]
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UNITED: Board lauds ICTC students
9 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — United School District board members recognized four United students at Indiana County Technology Center who recently placed first in the District 8 SkillsUSA competitions and will represent the district at the state competitions in Hershey in April. [Read More]
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UNITED: Directors change transportation contractor UNITED: Directors change transportation contractor
9 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District will have a new transportation contractor after the board approved a 12-year contract at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
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Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling
9 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
It was a conversation meant to end the uncomfortable silence on the subject of racial profiling by getting people of all races and all backgrounds involved. [Read More]
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