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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

Black Lick Volunteer Fire Company Black Lick Volunteer Fire Company
55 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
In the early days of the Black Lick Volunteer Fire Company, members answered a fire alarm with a bucket brigade — a wagon pulled by the firemen that had buckets on a rack. [Read More]
UNITED: Directors table vote on Challenger funding UNITED: Directors table vote on Challenger funding
55 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Opting to seek more information on the proposed STEM Academy and Challenger Learning Center, directors on Tuesday tabled until next month a motion to vote for the project that would put forth $207,200 as United’s share. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board weighs money options UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board weighs money options
55 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Feeling the pressure of a five-month-long state budget impasse, directors on Tuesday authorized administrators to explore alternatives available to the district — including school closures — in the event it has insufficient funds ... [Read More]
UNITED: School directors move forward on energy requests UNITED: School directors move forward on energy requests
59 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Directors on Monday authorized the administration to issue requests for proposals for a guaranteed energy savings performance contract to three firms selected as finalists in response to the district’s request for qualifications. [Read More]
UNITED: School directors, teachers union ratify contract UNITED: School directors, teachers union ratify contract
59 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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
63 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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
64 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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
66 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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
68 weeks ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
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]
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