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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

UNITED: School board approves tax increase UNITED: School board approves tax increase
1 day ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United School District board directors on Tuesday adopted the final 2015-16 budget that calls for a $20 tax increase for the average residential homeowner in the district. [Read More]
Arrival of equipment moves craft beer company forward Arrival of equipment moves craft beer company forward
2 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
The owners of Levity Brewing Co. are gradually seeing their dream of opening a craft brewery in Indiana County become reality, with the delivery of their brewhouse system Friday. [Read More]
ELECTION 2015: Races contested in two regions at United ELECTION 2015: Races contested in two regions at United
8 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
11 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
11 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
20 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
23 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
24 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
24 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
27 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
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