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New Castle cuts supplemental positions
The New Castle Area School District has cut several supplemental positions that will result in a $30,277 savings. The board approved the cuts — which include department chairmanships and organization advisers — at a special meeting last week.
New Castle Schools: District conducts hearings on tuition issue
Parents of out-of-district students who attended city schools without paying tuition are having hearings this week. New Castle Area School District superintendent John Sarandrea said Monday that the proceedings, called Loudermil hearings, are the employees’ due-process hearings and are held in private by the school board.
Orientation set for students, parents
Orientation for all New Castle seventh-graders will be Friday at the junior-senior high school. The session will run from noon to 2:15 p.m.
DA withdraws charges against school board candidate
Charges of dealing in alleged stolen meat against acting city fire chief Mark Panella and two others have been withdrawn. Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa, in a prepared statement issued Wednesday, said insufficient evidence exists to prosecute Panella.
Choosing Wisely: Hooker picked with his head over his heart when he put a career in football ahead of his first love of basketball.
A day after his big decision, Malik Hooker was in a familiar place. On a warm summer evening, Hooker was amidst the sounds of feet scrambling on asphalt, the swish of basketballs through nets and the laughter of friends at the local North Hill court — a setting that always has been home.
Razzano is junior high principal
Robert Razzano was hired last night as seventh- and eighth-grade principal for the New Castle Area School District.
- Board affirms Sarandrea’s contract
New Castle re-creates junior high principal post
The New Castle school board has re-established the position of a seventh- and eighth-grade principal. The 6-1 vote came at the board’s meeting earlier this month, with Mark Kirkwood voting no. Barb Razzano and David DiGiammarino, board president, were absent from the July 10 meeting.
Photos, Story: New Castle man living new life in Turkey
All Russ Relic wanted was something to eat. Just days into his daring move to Turkey early last year, the New Castle native felt a much-needed connection to home when he spotted a familiar site — McDonald’s.
Our Opinion: Abuse of taxpayers in tuition case generates no outrage by New Castle school officials
So let’s review: A report by the Pennsylvania auditor general’s office found that non-resident employees of the New Castle school district had been sending their children to city schools.
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