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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

WHITE TOWNSHIP: Tentative budget holds line on taxes
6 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
A preliminary 2015 budget for White Township has no tax increase for the 43rd year in a row. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors discuss expanding recycling program
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
White Township supervisors discussed the possibility of expanding recycling services to add plastic to the list of materials collected curbside at a meeting Wednesday. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Applebee's seeks liquor license WHITE TOWNSHIP: Applebee's seeks liquor license
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Pending the transfer of a liquor license, Applebee’s, a chain restaurant that touts itself as the “Neighborhood Grill & Bar,” intends to build along Oakland Avenue in White Township. [Read More]
Ponderosa closes; Corporate owner cites lease dispute Ponderosa closes; Corporate owner cites lease dispute
8 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Pondersosa Steakhouse, with a presence in the Indiana area for nearly 30 years, closed its doors Monday after the chain could not negotiate a new lease with the landlord, a company official said. [Read More]
Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day
9 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Residents of Indiana County will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through an annual day of service set for Saturday. [Read More]
Supervisors approve cooler for ICCAP
9 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
The White Township planning commission approved plans to add a walk-in cooler at Indiana County Community Action Program’s food bank at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
Blairsville-Saltsburg to study options amid enrollment decline Blairsville-Saltsburg to study options amid enrollment decline
9 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — Due to a decline in student population that spans more than a decade, the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board might now consider "reconfiguration" options. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Official to explore lower speed limit
10 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
The White Township supervisors discussed a request Wednesday to post Maple Street at a 25 mph speed limit. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors hear stormwater plan
12 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Officials from the engineering firm AMEC presented an assessment of White Township’s stormwater system at a meeting Wednesday, laying out a plan that could eventually be implemented for a future overhaul. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board approves ALS fundraiser drawing
13 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — The winner of a special drawing in the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District will have the opportunity to dump a bucket of ice water on a board member or administrator for charity in a fundraiser approved Wednesday by the school board. [Read More]
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