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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: Energy-savings projects discussed UNITED: Energy-savings projects discussed
1 week ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school directors and the district’s solicitor held a discussion Wednesday regarding energy savings projects for the district and what enhancements would be beneficial. [Read More]
UNITED: Board approves purchase of carport UNITED: Board approves purchase of carport
3 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHP — The United school directors on Tuesday approved a request from the district’s Music Boosters to purchase and put up a carport with enclosures at the football field for storage during the football season. [Read More]
UNITED: School board approves hiring of music, physics teachers UNITED: School board approves hiring of music, physics teachers
3 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school directors made several personnel changes for the coming school year at their regular meeting Tuesday, including two teacher hires to replace recent resignations. [Read More]
UNITED: $11,000 worth of furniture not delivered UNITED: $11,000 worth of furniture not delivered
4 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United school board members learned at their Tuesday work session that approximately $11,000 worth of furniture has not been delivered by a contractor involved in the junior-senior high school renovation project. [Read More]
United school directors hire five instructors United school directors hire five instructors
8 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Five instructors were hired Tuesday during a special meeting held by United school board members. [Read More]
UNITED: School board approves tax increase UNITED: School board approves tax increase
9 weeks 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
11 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
17 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
20 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
20 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]
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