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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: Board weighs money options UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Board weighs money options
46 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
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
49 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
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
49 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
53 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
55 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
56 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
58 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
59 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
59 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
63 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Five instructors were hired Tuesday during a special meeting held by United school board members. [Read More]
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