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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

PENNS MANOR:Directors hear Challenger center proposal
99 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
KENWOOD — Three ambassadors of an ad hoc committee looking to secure a licensed Challenger Learning Center for the county on Thursday asked Penns Manor Area school board members for their backing of the project with a $1 donation for each student in the district. [Read More]
UNITED: Board advances changes in policies for district
99 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
ARMAGH — United school board members approved on Monday a second reading and adoption to several school board policies. [Read More]
Creamery opens in Burrell Township Creamery opens in Burrell Township
102 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — For this creamery, it’s about more than dishing out the soft serve. [Read More]
PENNS MANOR: School directors approve tentative tax increase
103 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
KENWOOD — There could be a 5 mill tax increase for residents in the Penns Manor Area School District for 2013-14. [Read More]
UNITED: School board schedules special meeting for budget review
105 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
The United School District Board of Directors on Tuesday scheduled a special meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday to vote on a preliminary budget and for other general business. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE: Two running in race for mayor
106 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
A current Blairsville Borough councilman is vying for the mayor’s seat in the May 21 primaries, while the mayor is seeking to retain his position. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE: Two seek seats on borough council
106 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Two Blairsville residents are challenging each other for one borough council seat in the First Ward on the Democratic ballot. [Read More]
PENNS MANOR: Student services director resigns
106 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
The Penns Manor school board accepted the resignation of the district’s director of student services Thursday, after almost 12 years of service. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Three seek two seats on board
106 weeks ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
Two incumbents and one challenger are seeking to fill two seats on the United School District Board of Directors representing Region II, which covers Armagh Borough and East Wheatfield Township in Indiana County. [Read More]
GENE LYONS: Ethnicity as destiny
107 weeks ago - Newspaper Enterprise Association
• EDITOR’S NOTE: Gene Lyons is on vacation. This column is an updated version of a column that originally ran Feb. 2, 2011. Lamentably, the Boston Marathon bombing re-opened some of the most poisonous arguments in American life. Specifically, are the Tsarnaev brothers [Read More]
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