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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

BLAIRSVILLE: Two running in race for mayor
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
A current Blairsville Borough councilman is vying for the mayor’s seat in the May 21 primaries, while the mayor is seeking to retain his position. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE: Two seek seats on borough council
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Two Blairsville residents are challenging each other for one borough council seat in the First Ward on the Democratic ballot. [Read More]
PENNS MANOR: Student services director resigns
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
The Penns Manor school board accepted the resignation of the district’s director of student services Thursday, after almost 12 years of service. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Three seek two seats on board
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Two incumbents and one challenger are seeking to fill two seats on the United School District Board of Directors representing Region II, which covers Armagh Borough and East Wheatfield Township in Indiana County. [Read More]
GENE LYONS: Ethnicity as destiny
69 weeks ago - Newspaper Enterprise Association
• EDITOR’S NOTE: Gene Lyons is on vacation. This column is an updated version of a column that originally ran Feb. 2, 2011. Lamentably, the Boston Marathon bombing re-opened some of the most poisonous arguments in American life. Specifically, are the Tsarnaev brothers [Read More]
Police charge bus driver
71 weeks ago - Associated Press
ROCHESTER (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school bus driver has been charged with endangering children after police say he let two students fight instead of intervening. North Sewickley Township police charged Braden Hollis, of Baden, after viewing surveillance video of the March 4 [Read More]
Feds: Teller embezzled $129,000
71 weeks ago - Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An assistant branch manager and head teller at a Pittsburgh bank has been charged with embezzling more than $129,000. A federal grand jury charges that Diana Phillips, 39, worked at a First National Bank branch when she used her position to move bank funds into a [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Becky Patterson and Donny Behune ENGAGEMENT: Becky Patterson and Donny Behune
71 weeks ago - Submitted
Becky Patterson, of Clymer, and Donny Behune, of Home, have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bob and Pam Patterson, of Clymer. She is a 2010 graduate of Penns Manor High School and has earned an associate degree in medical office administration from Cambria Rowe [Read More]
Phone, address records covered
71 weeks ago - Associated Press
HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania appellate court says government-issued employee telephone and cellphone numbers are not public information, but that officials’ home addresses are not similarly protected from disclosure. In a pair of decisions Wednesday, a seven-judge [Read More]
Blast damage to exceed $100M
71 weeks ago - Associated Press
WEST, Texas (AP) — The damage to surrounding homes and businesses caused by an explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant was estimated Wednesday to exceed $100 million, as crews continued to sift through a 90-foot-wide crater searching for answers. The Insurance Council of Texas released its [Read More]
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