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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: Directors change transportation contractor UNITED: Directors change transportation contractor
28 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]
Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling
28 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]
County's second-worst mine disaster hits 90th anniversary County's second-worst mine disaster hits 90th anniversary
31 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Ninety years ago today, 36 lives were lost in Indiana County’s second-worst mine disaster in Shanktown. [Read More]
UNITED: Modified agreement will save district money UNITED: Modified agreement will save district money
32 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District will see some substantial savings after approving an information technology service order modification sought by IT officials at ARIN IU28 during Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
UNITED: School board approves tech contracts with ARIN
37 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District Board of Directors on Tuesday approved technology contracts with ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 relating to Internet and consortium services and Web hosting service and training. [Read More]
UNITED: Board president to serve another year
38 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District Board of Directors reorganized Tuesday, re-electing Don Davis to serve as president. Trudy DeRubis was re-elected as vice president. [Read More]
UNITED: School directors look to replace nurse UNITED: School directors look to replace nurse
41 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The recent retirement of one of United School District’s nurses has left the school board members looking at some options for filling the vacant position, one of them being to create a nurse’s aide position. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Fiona Kalu SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Fiona Kalu
44 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Fiona P. Kalu has been named the Kiwanis Club Outstanding Indiana County Technology Center senior of the month for October. [Read More]
Board approves two proposals related to renovations
46 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District Board of Directors approved two proposals Tuesday related to the district’s planned high school renovation project. [Read More]
UNITED: School board's special meetings to focus on curriculum
46 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — Beginning Oct. 29, the United School District Board of Education will focus on curriculum and instruction during special meetings before each regularly scheduled board meeting. [Read More]
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