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MARGARET HARPER

Margaret Harper has served as a Gazette staff writer since 2006. She covers Clymer Borough, the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District and Blairsville court, and also works in the areas of layout, design and editing. She can be reached at mharper@indianagazette.net.

Articles by MARGARET HARPER

BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Teachers, support staff reach accord on new labor contracts
2 days ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg School District ratified an early-bird contract with the teachers union Wednesday, settling on terms through August 2019. [Read More]
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CLYMER: Borough seeks code input
1 week ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Clymer Borough has set the first of three public meetings to be held regarding the implementation of form-based codes. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: School board names new member amid discord over process
2 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board appointed a new member Wednesday to fill the unexpired term of former president B. Edward Smith, who recently resigned due to medical and family issues. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Parents voice complaints about SMHS principal BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Parents voice complaints about SMHS principal
4 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — Nearly 100 parents, staff and community members are calling for the removal of Saltsburg Middle/High School Principal Allan Berkhimer, alleging, among other complaints, that he unjustly disciplined students through the use of suspensions. [Read More]
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WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors consider lowering speed limit
5 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
At the request of some residents, the White Township supervisors voted to advertise a 25 mph speed limit for Risinger Road. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Smith resigns from board BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Smith resigns from board
6 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — B. Edward Smith, president of the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board, has resigned, citing medical and family issues. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: District to proceed with stadium changes
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg School District will proceed with phases of design and soliciting bids to repairs at Blairsville’s football stadium. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board hires armed officers BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board hires armed officers
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — Armed school resource officers will now patrol the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District under a plan implemented Wednesday with the hiring of three retired state police troopers. [Read More]
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BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board discusses early dismissals BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board discusses early dismissals
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — More than half a year into a program that dismisses students early on Fridays, the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board discussed the policy amid some parental criticism Wednesday while considering next year’s school calendar. [Read More]
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Clymer Borough council appoints municipal member
9 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Borough council accepted with regret the resignation of a municipal authority member at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
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