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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: Smith resigns from board BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Smith resigns from board
20 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]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: District to proceed with stadium changes
22 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]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board hires armed officers BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board hires armed officers
22 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]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board discusses early dismissals BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board discusses early dismissals
22 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]
Clymer Borough council appoints municipal member
23 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Borough council accepted with regret the resignation of a municipal authority member at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
CLYMER BOROUGH: Council hires part-time worker for spring, summer
27 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Clymer Borough council on Tuesday hired a part-time worker in anticipation for duties this spring and summer. [Read More]
Indiana native reaches out to the homeless in Chicago Indiana native reaches out to the homeless in Chicago
31 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Earlier this year, when Gene Pellegrene packed up three bags with clothes from his closet and food from his pantry to give to the homeless, he had no idea it would be the start of a life-changing experience. [Read More]
CLYMER BOROUGH: Council approves 1 mill tax increase
31 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Clymer Borough Council approved a budget Tuesday that contains a 1 mill tax increase. [Read More]
CLYMER: Council expects 1 mill tax increase
36 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Clymer Borough Council passed a preliminary budget with a 1 mill tax increase at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
CLYMER: Municipal authority, council discuss possibility of merger
38 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Members of Clymer Borough council and the Clymer Municipal Authority discussed the possibility of a merger at a special meeting Wednesday and agreed to move forward with researching the details. [Read More]
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