Official sorting out vo-tech finances
Second of two parts: The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center is plowing through a financial quagmire with help from the Laurel School District.
Overtime pay the crux of vo-tech forensic audit
First of two parts: Lawrence County Career and Technical Center’s former assistant business manager allegedly logged overtime while on vacation, an audit report shows.
Audit report details alleged discrepancies
Forensic auditors examining Lawrence County’s vocational-technical school funds focused on overtime pay of the assistant business manager.
Audit shows more than overtime issues
A forensic audit of the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center finances turned up more than alleged unauthorized overtime pay.
Our Opinion: Recording executive sessions will limit abuse
Whenever governing bodies have public meetings, they often opt to conduct executive sessions.This is perfectly legal under Pennsylvania law — so long as the basic purpose for the executive session is explained to the public and so long as officials refrain from discussing matters in private that are required to be addressed in the open.
State sponsoring dog license poster contest
The state Department of Agriculture is inviting students to enter a poster contest about the importance of dog licensing. The contest is open to all Pennsylvania students of grades 1 through 6, enrolled in public, private or home schooled children. The entry deadline is April 30.
New Castle principal suing district, superintendent
With alleged sexual harassment complaints under investigation, a New Castle school official is suing his school district and the superintendent.
Attorney says someone trying to discredit Razzano
Robert Razzano’s attorney believes there is a concerted effort by someone to discredit his client. Razzano, 52, the New Castle Junior High School principal, has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigates several alleged sexual harassment complaints against him.
Meehan remaining, not taking Leechburg post
Terence Meehan will be staying in New Castle. In November, Meehan accepted the position of superintendent in the Leechburg Area School District at an annual salary of $125,000. He was one of 14 applicants.
Three elementary schools to close July 1
Three city elementary schools will close this summer. The New Castle school board voted 7-0 Monday to close the John F. Kennedy, Thaddeus Stevens and West Side primary centers, effective July 1.
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