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HEATHER CARLSON

Heather Carlson 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 CARLSON

United directors approve new budget that holds the line on taxes United directors approve new budget that holds the line on taxes
21 hours ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Residents of United School District will not see a tax increase under a final budget passed Wednesday for the coming school year. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board revises ICTC contribution UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board revises ICTC contribution
1 week ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United School District is saving a little more than $19,000 after directors voted Tuesday to rescind an earlier motion to approve the district’s share of the Indiana County Technology budget and approve a lesser amount. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Proposed budget holds line on taxes UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Proposed budget holds line on taxes
4 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — District residents will not see a tax increase for a second year under a proposed budget adopted Monday for the coming school year. [Read More]
UNITED: District agrees to 12 percent increase in funding for ICTC UNITED: District agrees to 12 percent increase in funding for ICTC
6 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United will pay $450,890 as its share of the Indiana County Technology budget for the upcoming school year, as directors voted Tuesday to approve the vocational school’s budget with an overall member increase of 12.450 percent. [Read More]
United approves transportation with CYS United approves transportation with CYS
18 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The school directors on Tuesday authorized a transportation plan between United School District and Indiana County Children and Youth Agency for children in foster care. [Read More]
Area tree farmers set sights on resurgence Area tree farmers set sights on resurgence
20 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
You may visit one every year in November or December to find the perfect fit for your Christmas decor, choosing among spruce, fir or pine. In Indiana County, you have ample choice of Christmas tree farms to make your selection. [Read More]
UNITED: School official discusses tax elimination concerns UNITED: School official discusses tax elimination concerns
22 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The district superintendent announced to the United school board Tuesday that she has sent her concerns regarding the possibility of the elimination of property taxes to state Sen. Don White. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Lighting changes may save $54,000 UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Lighting changes may save $54,000
27 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school directors on Tuesday approved work to move forward on a lighting fixture project at the elementary school that will see energy savings of about $54,000 in 20 years. [Read More]
Expanded family in need this holiday season Expanded family in need this holiday season
28 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
As a recipient of the Angels’ Wings program several years ago, Denise knows firsthand how beneficial the program is to those in the community who may not be able to provide for their families at the holidays. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board agrees to contract with ARIN for after-school services UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board agrees to contract with ARIN for after-school services
32 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United school directors on Tuesday entered into a contract with ARIN IU28 to continue providing after-school services through a federal grant. [Read More]
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