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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 DISTRICT: Spending plan shows no increase in taxes UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Spending plan shows no increase in taxes
2 days ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — No tax increase is expected under a tentative budget proposal school board directors adopted Monday for the coming school year. [Read More]
United projects $7 million in long-term energy savings United projects $7 million in long-term energy savings
4 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United School District will see a savings of nearly $7 million over 20 years through a performance-based energy savings agreement the board approved Tuesday night. [Read More]
UNITED: School directors schedule April 26 vote on energy conservation contract UNITED: School directors schedule April 26 vote on energy conservation contract
6 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Directors will review and vote at a special board meeting on a proposed guaranteed energy savings agreement that looks to save the district $2 million over 20 years. [Read More]
UNITED: School directors support lawsuit seeking to fix ed funding UNITED: School directors support lawsuit seeking to fix ed funding
11 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Directors on Tuesday adopted a resolution supporting school districts and other parties throughout the state serving as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against legislative leaders, state education officials and the governor over the state funding system. [Read More]
UNITED: Emergency aid from state averts need for loan UNITED: Emergency aid from state averts need for loan
18 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
The United School District has received approximately $5.5 million in emergency funding from the state to continue district operations for a few more months and can delay the process of taking out a $4 million loan as originally planned, the school superintendent said Wednesday. [Read More]
UNITED: School directors consider loan, reject STEM UNITED: School directors consider loan, reject STEM
23 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United’s school directors intend to move forward with borrowing $4 million to finance district operation expenses while the state budget remains in a stalemate, while at the same time rejecting financial support for the proposed Challenger/STEM Academy project. [Read More]
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