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HEATHER BLAKE

Heather Blake is the wire editor and an assistant web editor for The Indiana Gazette. She covers courts, Saltsburg and Homer City borough councils and Penns Manor and United school districts, in addition to writing feature articles. She can be reached at hblake@indianagazette.net.

Articles by HEATHER BLAKE

ELECTION 2015: Races contested in two regions at United ELECTION 2015: Races contested in two regions at United
2 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Voters in the United School District will choose two candidates in each of two contested races for school director in the primary election. [Read More]
UNITED: School board creates special education position
6 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — A position called supervisor of special education was created with directors’ approval Tuesday, and a current junior high special education teacher was hired to fill the post. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Gas line project given go-ahead
6 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school board directors on Tuesday approved the first step toward installing a natural gas line to service the junior-senior high school, at a cost of $227,463. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Changes made to high school renovation UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Changes made to high school renovation
15 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Directors in the United School District approved a number of change orders Tuesday night related to the high school renovation project. [Read More]
Aspiring beer masters brewing up batch of Levity Aspiring beer masters brewing up batch of Levity
17 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Looking to serve the people of Indiana County with fresh, locally produced brew, three area residents are in the stages of opening the county’s first craft microbrewery in Indiana. [Read More]
UNITED HIGH SCHOOL: After-school program expanded UNITED HIGH SCHOOL: After-school program expanded
19 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United School District has expanded its after-school program after directors voted Tuesday to enter into a contract with ARIN in order to provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Early budget increases taxes
19 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United school directors are facing a 7.09 mill increase for the coming fiscal year after adopting the district’s preliminary budget at Tuesday’s meeting, translating into, at most, an $85 increase for the average property owner in the district. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Dec. 25
22 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Resident comments on vo-ag program UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Resident comments on vo-ag program
24 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — District resident Ronald Thomas spoke to the United school board Tuesday regarding the school’s vocational-agriculture program, and offered a suggestion to the directors. [Read More]
UNITED: School board OKs agreement on natural gas service UNITED: School board OKs agreement on natural gas service
24 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to enter into an agreement with Peoples Natural Gas at an estimated cost of $227,000 to construct a natural gas line and related facilities for service to the junior/senior high school building. [Read More]
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