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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: Parents voice complaints about SMHS principal BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Parents voice complaints about SMHS principal
28 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]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors consider lowering speed limit
29 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]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Smith resigns from board BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Smith resigns from board
30 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
32 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
32 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
32 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
33 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
37 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
41 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
42 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CLYMER — Clymer Borough Council approved a budget Tuesday that contains a 1 mill tax increase. [Read More]
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