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This system appears to be irrevocably broken. While Mr. Sciortino has not yet been convicted of anything, he did. in fact, lose the general election. Given the accused propensity for unethical behavior, the county commissioners should have examined his every move. Shame on the three judge panel that decided to sit on the expulsion decision until all the damage was done and Mr. Sciortino continued to collect his pay. I wish I knew how to fix it. Kudos to the Vindicator for following the tip and allowing Mr. Sciortino to show once again who he is.
March 6, 2015 at 10:29 a.m.
Rescind them until it gets straightened out - hold the money in escrow so it can be released if justified.
March 4, 2015 at 9:23 a.m.
I'll bet that hurts.....NOT
February 24, 2015 at 4:56 p.m.
It seems to me that the Board of Education, Ms. Kimble in particular, is grasping onto whatever power it has remaining. If one wishes to look to the cause of the continued failure of the Youngstown City School District they need look no further than the members of the elected Board of Education. How sad that the leader is so illiterate.
February 11, 2015 at 9:45 a.m.
I was never a fan of Jim Traficant - but if anyone can recover from this, he can. Prayers and thoughts to Tish and Jim's family and friends.
September 25, 2014 at 8:57 a.m.
And the good ol' boys network continues to flourish in the Mahoning Valley. Don't post the job or conduct a search - just give it to a buddy.
July 23, 2014 at 10 a.m.
It's pretty clear that they are trying to make Hathorn's life miserable so he quits. I think it is time for Joffrey Jones to pay the board a visit and remind them that they are NOT in charge of the district.
July 23, 2014 at 9:23 a.m.
Seriously? This is nothing more than a publicity stunt. To truly live on minimum wage they needed to put away anything they already had in the cupboards and refrigerator. Minimum wage was NEVER meant to be a living wage - rather was a way to start one's career path. Where does it end?
July 22, 2014 at 9:32 a.m.
Bogus - people have simply stopped looking and fallen off the radar because they no longer collect unemployment benefits. Elementary economics.
May 20, 2014 at 2:20 p.m.
I don't envy him one bit. He will owe every single person who signed the original letter supporting his appointment as well as the unions who backed his candidacy. Getting a non-politically connected position at YSU will be impossible for at least the next five years or so. He indeed is a proven successful fundraiser for athletics - I hope that he will be able to do the same for academics. The decision is made - now we will wait and see.
May 9, 2014 at 10:08 a.m.