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New Castle News (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, New Castle, Pennsylvania Monday june 8,2015 since 1880 vol. 135 no. 239 newsstand 75<t Jessica Shelenberger news bus Drivers deliver students to Neshannock memorial elementary school. The school District is considering whether to contract out its transportation services or to maintain its own in House busing department. Neshannock looking at transportation Challenge by Jessica Shelenberger new Castle news Neshannock township school superintendent says the District is on a a fact finding Mission regarding its transportation department. Or. Terence Meehan said after a school year in which several transportation employees resigned and it struggled to find enough bus Drivers to cover routes the District is searching for financially responsible ways to maintain busing services. In the last six months the District has lost its transport Quot transportation is a difficult Issue. Some districts done to offer it. I believe ifs a privilege but not a right. But ifs Worth sustaining. We need to study All or. Terence Meehan i Neshannock superintendent Tion director Mechanic and More than a handful of bus Drivers. Then in january the school Board hired first student a new Castle based busing company to manage its in House busing operation. And now the Neshannock educational support paraprofessionals Union a which includes bus Drivers a is negotiating a new contract that Meehan does no to expect to be easily resolved. A a we re in the process of exploring options a everything is on the table a said Amyna president of the school Board. A a we la do the Best thing for our students that a our number one goal. And we want to be fiscally the options according to Meehan Are to a stay the Way we Are a maintaining our Fleet garage employees or we could contract it already the District has collected proposals from busing companies opening three bids at a february Board meeting. Additionally the District has Job postings on its website for a transportation supervisor and bus Drivers. Challenge Page a5 by Chi news service Dannemora . A authorities questioned inmates at new Yorkus largest maximum Security prison yesterday in an Effort to solve the mystery of How two killers executed the first escape Ever from the 150-year-old facility. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he talked with prisoners in the Cellblock that housed the escapees chiding the inmates As heavy sleepers for not alerting officials to the breakout plot reminiscent of the movie a Shaw Shank a they were heard Quot said Cuomo referring to Power tools used in the escape from the Clinton correctional facility 20 Miles from Richard Matt the Canadian Border. A they had to be Richard Matt 48, and David sweat 34, were discovered missing from their adjoining cells at 5 30 . Saturday when they failed to respond to a morning bed Call. More than 200 Law officers David sweat aided by helicopters and bloodhounds searched the rugged terrain of new Yorkus Northeast Corner for them. The convicts faked out nighttime guards who made walk by checks every two hours by placing dummies of crumpled clothes and hooded sweatshirts beneath their bed blankets. The escapees were last seen by guards at 10 30 escape Page a2 abortions declining in nearly All states prisoners grilled about killers escape debate heats up As Wolf officials work on budget Harrisburg apr Pennsylvania state representatives found a tax Issue they could agree on last week voting unanimously against a Republican amendment that had bundled together All of democratic gov. Tom Wolf a Revenue proposals. The Point of that exercise was to demonstrate that the freshman governors tax package lacked support in the gop con trolled chamber although the a a not votes from democrats were largely about a feeling the measure was More designed to Embarrass Wolf than a serious step toward passing a state budget by the june 30 deadline. That hardly ended debate Over taxes in Harrisburg not with a Large structural deficit considerable Public support for More school funding and the governors determination to balance the books without using the sorts of Stopgap measures that have contributed to a series of credit downgrades for the state. A we Are open to Good ideas about recurring Revenue but you done to fix the budget with onetime gimmicks one time asset sales a said John Hanger Wolf a policy Secretary. A that does no to fix the structural Wolf wants an extraction tax on natural Gas drilling to Send More Money to Public schools a proposal that was a major element of his successful Campaign last year. He wants to use a mixture of higher state income taxes and higher sales taxes applied to More items to balance the budget and Cut property taxes. Wolf also wants to increase banking and cigarette taxes while eliminating the capital Stock and franchise tax and cutting by half the corporate net budget Page a2 gov. Tom Wolf Washington apr abortions have declined in states where new Laws make it harder to have them a but they be also waned in states where abortion rights Are protected an associated press Survey finds. Nearly everywhere in red states and Blue abortions Are Down since 2010. Explanations vary. Abortion rights advocates attribute it to expanded Access to effective contraceptives and a drop in unintended pregnancies. Some foes of abortion say there has been a shift in societal attitudes with More women choosing to carry their pregnancies to term. Several of the states that have been most aggressive in passing anti abortion Laws a including Indiana Missouri Ohio and Oklahoma a have seen their abortion numbers drop by More than 15 percent since 2010. But More Liberal states such As new York Washington and Oregon also had declines of that magnitude even As they maintained unrestricted Access to abortion. Nationwide the a Survey showed a decrease in abortions of about 12 percent since 2010. Abortion Page a3 obituaries James c. Bright jr., 73, North Beaver township Kristan Suzanne Bair 39, new Wilmington Selena Quot Helen Quot Flaugher 93, Mccandless township Elsie s. Movie 87, Mckeesport Lucille pander 77, Neshannock township Gaye l. Zingaro 52, new Castle see Page a5 a file photo Ellie Schilling Center a lawyer representing Louisiana abortion clinics said states could reduce abortions through expanded sex education and other efforts to reduce teen pregnancies. 30 99 00000classified b4-b10 a puzzles b8 a Horoscope b6 a Community a8-a10 a comics a7 a opinion a4 a sports b1-b3knowingis simply the first step. Make the very Best breast Choice new Castle i?1

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