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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

Volleyball team takes championship Volleyball team takes championship
60 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Team Rip It, consisting of girls from Purchase Line High School, won the Bald Eagle 16-and-under AAU volleyball tournament on March 16. [Read More]
UNITED: School board agrees to allow energy audit for the high school UNITED: School board agrees to allow energy audit for the high school
63 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — The United school directors approved a letter of interest on Tuesday to have an energy audit conducted at the high school that will present the district with alternatives for savings. [Read More]
UNITED: High school may add more security cameras
63 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United school board directors are looking into adding more security cameras to the high school. [Read More]
UNITED: School board agrees on contract with new transportation company UNITED: School board agrees on contract with new transportation company
63 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — Despite some concerns voiced in opposition, the United school directors on Tuesday approved a finalized contract with a new transportation provider for the district’s students that is expected to save about $300,000 in its first year. [Read More]
UNITED: School board weighs energy plan to save money
64 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — Directors at United are considering looking into an alternative energy opportunity that could bring the district substantial savings. [Read More]
UNITED: Board lauds ICTC students
67 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — United School District board members recognized four United students at Indiana County Technology Center who recently placed first in the District 8 SkillsUSA competitions and will represent the district at the state competitions in Hershey in April. [Read More]
UNITED: Directors change transportation contractor UNITED: Directors change transportation contractor
67 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District will have a new transportation contractor after the board approved a 12-year contract at Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling Trayvon Martin's mother speaks out against profiling
67 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
It was a conversation meant to end the uncomfortable silence on the subject of racial profiling by getting people of all races and all backgrounds involved. [Read More]
County's second-worst mine disaster hits 90th anniversary County's second-worst mine disaster hits 90th anniversary
69 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Ninety years ago today, 36 lives were lost in Indiana County’s second-worst mine disaster in Shanktown. [Read More]
UNITED: Modified agreement will save district money UNITED: Modified agreement will save district money
71 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — The United School District will see some substantial savings after approving an information technology service order modification sought by IT officials at ARIN IU28 during Tuesday’s meeting. [Read More]
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