Police probe alleged assault of student
Township police are investigating a possible assault of a Neshannock High School student. Lt. John Rand, officer in charge, said a female student allegedly was assaulted by other students on an overnight bus trip to New York City last weekend.
Union hires principal
Michael Ross has been named the new principal at Union High School. Ross was hired during a special meeting Tuesday night.
Gas line rupture: Police say ‘massive’ school evacuation went smoothly
It was a scene reminiscent of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. About 700 children left the George Washington Intermediate Elementary School and marched eight blocks to the Park Avenue tennis courts Tuesday morning after workers hit a gas line.
Gas line rupture forces school evacuation
George Washington Intermediate Elementary School was evacuated this morning. A reported gas line rupture forced students from the school. They were transported to the playground at the corner of Park Avenue and North Mercer Street.
Vo-tech school budget still on hold
A debt owed to school districts is prompting their boards to look harder at the proposed vo-tech budget. So far, three of the county’s eight districts — Laurel, Neshannock and Union — have adopted the 2013-14 spending plan for the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center.
Intermediate Unit IV director resigns; investigation ongoing
The Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV solicitor said he is turning findings of the director’s credit card over to law enforcement. Cecelia H. Yauger, executive director of the intermediate unit that oversees 27 school districts, resigned Wednesday following an investigation into alleged misuse of her intermediate unit-issued credit card.
Midwestern UI-IV director resigns following probe
The executive director of the Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV has resigned following an investigation. The IU-IV’s board of directors accepted the resignation of Cecelia H. Yauger last night and appointed Angelo Pezzuolo to serve as interim director during the search for a new director.
Neshannock board, teachers agree on pact
Neshannock Township teachers have a new contract. At a special meeting this week, school board members voted 9-0 to accept a four-year bargaining agreement.
Photo Gallery, Preview, Cast List: Portersville Christian School presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’
Ed Sullivan plays a part in “Bye, Bye Birdie,” but the television icon doesn’t have a role with today’s teens. Educating the cast of Portersville Christian School’s musical about the “old school references” in “Birdie,” was just one of director Ryan Ingram’s challenges this year.
Union still undecided on tax hike
The Union school board is hoping to avoid a tax increase next year but has not decided yet. During Wednesday’s meeting, Samantha Charles, district business manager, provided an overview of funding for the 2013-14 school year, based on Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget.
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