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5 hrs ago | via Times News
Dr. Mark McGalla, Lehighton Middle School principal, acknowledged criminal charges filed against him in 2002 when he was vice principal at Springdale Junior-Senior High School in western Pennsylvania. According to an article published on the Pittsburgh Tribune Review website, McGalla was accused of wrapping a telephone cord around a female employee's neck and sexually harassing her the next day. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Times News
Twelve first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Monday by Judge Steven R. Serfass. If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program, their record is wiped clean. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Times News
Eleven first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program recently by Judge Steven R. Serfass. If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program, their record his wiped clean. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Times News
A Mahoning Township woman, who was accused of striking her daughter with a wooden baseball bat because she clogged the toilet, pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Thursday. Police were called to the Mertz home at 111C Jamestown St. on April 27. The daughter told officers that she was struck by a wooden baseball bat by her mother. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Times News
Lehighton Area School District is in full compliance with a state law requiring districts to do certain reporting when teachers with certification are involved in suspected criminal activity, according to its solicitor. William Schwab said the comment made at Monday night's Lehighton School Board meeting wasn't specific to any situation within the district. Comment?
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