An expanded version of this opinion can be found at:
City, county close on Heritage take over
Steve Ferris Herald-Standard.com
Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
In other business, the authority hired the Education Management Group of Harrisburg to conduct a study of the administration
costs of school districts in the county.
The money to pay the company will come from a $68,000 grant the authority agreed to administer on behalf of an advisory
committee set by state Rep. Tim Mahoney, D-South Union, to study administration costs, Yauger said.
Yauger said the authority agreed to apply for and administer the grant because the committee was not allow to.
Oris said the authority would not take a position on any of the recommendations the company might make.
Not Enough Said:
Confirmation as to why the Herald-Standard has not questioned Rep. Mahoney about the appointment of an Advisory Committee
that would have something to do with the state grant the Rep. actually 'acquired,' comes in the form of their recent editorial concerning
endorsements of candidates for school board director for various school boards.
Herald-Standard.com Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
In the Herald-Standard.com endorsements column, the board endorses two candidates for directors of the Albert Gallatin
Area School Board primarily for comments regarding nepotism and because the other candidates did not attend the meeting.
Read the section, here
The editorial board then states: