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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


Rescue animals put on doggone good fair show Rescue animals put on doggone good fair show
55 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
For dog trainer Laura Moretz, shelter dogs are like potato chips. [Read More]
Indiana woman glad to be home Indiana woman glad to be home
57 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
A local woman suffering from a rare neurological disorder is back at home in Indiana after more than a year of living in hospitals and nursing homes. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board outlines gifted program changes
59 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — Administrators outlined changes to the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District’s gifted program to parents amid confusion regarding the program at a special meeting and curriculum meeting Wednesday. [Read More]
Brown Hotel undergoing renovation Brown Hotel undergoing renovation
62 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Two sisters are hoping to “bring the heartbeat and soul back” to The Brown Hotel after recently purchasing the Indiana landmark from the Trimarchi family. [Read More]
Amid heartache, family carries on culinary tradition Amid heartache, family carries on culinary tradition
The death of owner Enzo Pirrone doesn’t mean the end for Donatello’s Italian restaurant in Indiana, where family, friends and customers are mourning the recent loss. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Hotel, dealership plan OK'd
62 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Delaney Indiana LLC will develop a hotel and second automobile dealership on an 11-acre parcel of land at the site of Delaney Honda at Oakland Avenue and Route 422. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: School directors hold line on taxes; size of pay raises questioned
65 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board approved a 2013-14 budget with no tax increase at Wednesday’s meeting amid discord among board members regarding spending and salary increases. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Board quizzed on Dettorre retirement
65 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
District residents and football players questioned members of the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board about the recent resignation of Blairsville head football coach Ab Dettorre at Wednesday’s meeting. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE-SALTSBURG: Students to receive Google Chromebooks
65 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
Middle school students in the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District will receive Google Chromebooks under a plan approved Wednesday to provide the laptops. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors OK traffic study
66 weeks ago - - MARGARET HARPER
The White Township supervisors have authorized a study of the area at Lenz Road and Oakland Avenue by a traffic engineer in anticipation of development and how it could affect traffic safety and congestion. [Read More]
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