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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 directors, teachers union ratify contract UNITED: School directors, teachers union ratify contract
41 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — After 22 months of negotiations and more than a year of operating under an expired contract, the United Education Association and United School District have ratified a four-year successor agreement. [Read More]
ON TAP: Two local breweries roll out the barrel for Oktoberfest ON TAP: Two local breweries roll out the barrel for Oktoberfest
44 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Indiana’s two craft breweries will offer up samples alongside 16 others from across the state at Saturday’s fourth annual Downtown Indiana Oktoberfest. [Read More]
UNITED: District approves change order UNITED: District approves change order
46 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United School District is saving itself more than $11,000 after directors on Tuesday approved a deduct change order for library furniture that was never delivered. [Read More]
UNITED: Energy-savings projects discussed UNITED: Energy-savings projects discussed
48 weeks 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
50 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
50 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
51 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
55 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
56 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
58 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]
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