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The Morning Call
Innovative Arts CEO cites concerns over 'unethical' financing in decision to leavecomes in the wake of a controversial, unauthorized mailer that promoted the cha
Innovative Arts CEO cites concerns over 'unethical' financing in decision to leave
The Morning Call / Posted 20 minutes ago
comes in the wake of a controversial, unauthorized mailer that promoted the charter school and blasted Bethlehem's Liberty High School. But emails viewed by The Morning Call on Thursday show Petrillo had deep reservations about financing... Read more
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The Express-Times
Charter school CEO quits over $100K loan from landlord Abe Atiyehof trustees president. "My hope is that the media uncovers the individual(s) be
Charter school CEO quits over $100K loan from landlord Abe Atiyeh
The Express-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
of trustees president. "My hope is that the media uncovers the individual(s) behind this undeserved smear campaign against Liberty High School. It is sad that someone would sink so low as to undermine all of our efforts to provide another avenue... Read more
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The Morning Call
Innovative Arts Academy Charter without leader after CEO resigns immediatelythe trustee president. “My hope is that the media uncovers the individual(s) be
Innovative Arts Academy Charter without leader after CEO resigns immediately
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
the trustee president. “My hope is that the media uncovers the individual(s) behind this undeserved smear campaign against Liberty High School. It is sad that someone would sink so low as to undermine all of our efforts to provide another avenue... Read more
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The Morning Call
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?Bethlehem area residents over the weekend without their authorization. The mai
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?
The Morning Call / Posted 15 hours ago
Bethlehem area residents over the weekend without their authorization. The mailer used a 2015 drug arrest of a student at Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District to imply that the charter school would provide a more "secure... Read more
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The Morning Call
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?Bethlehem area residents over the weekend without their authorization. The mai
Does charter school have legal case against person behind unauthorized mailer?
The Morning Call / Posted 16 hours ago
Bethlehem area residents over the weekend without their authorization. The mailer used a 2015 drug arrest of a student at Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District to imply that the charter school would provide a more "secure... Read more
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The Morning Call
Gov. Tom Wolf seeks more charter school oversightCatasauqua charter school quit after mounting public backlash over an enrollmen
Gov. Tom Wolf seeks more charter school oversight
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
Catasauqua charter school quit after mounting public backlash over an enrollment flier labeling it a safer alternative to Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District. In resigning, Loraine Petrillo said she and the Innovative Arts... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mailer cause for concern among charter schoolssome people have about charter schools. They reference a newspaper headline abo
Mailer cause for concern among charter schools
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 hours ago
some people have about charter schools. They reference a newspaper headline about a student being busted for drugs at Liberty High School in Bethlehem and then encourages students to come to the Innovative Arts Academy Charter School in... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Charter School CEO Out After Mailer on Drug Bustopen as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It refe
Charter School CEO Out After Mailer on Drug Bust
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 22 hours ago
open as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It references the arrest last year of a 17-year-old Liberty High School student and says "Why worry about this type of student at school?'' The charter school is investigating... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Charter school CEO out after flier on drugs at public schoolopen as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It refe
Charter school CEO out after flier on drugs at public school
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
open as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It references the arrest last year of a 17-year-old Liberty High School student and says "Why worry about this type of student at school?" The charter school is investigating... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Charter school CEO out after flier on drugs at public schoolopen as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It refe
Charter school CEO out after flier on drugs at public school
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
open as planned Sept. 6. The school says the mailer wasn't authorized. It references the arrest last year of a 17-year-old Liberty High School student and says "Why worry about this type of student at school?" The charter school is investigating... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem Armory redevelopment plan detailed for wary neighborsCity council last week backed Peron Development's plan to transform the complex
Bethlehem Armory redevelopment plan detailed for wary neighbors
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
City council last week backed Peron Development's plan to transform the complex. Diana Rodriguez, who teaches Spanish at Liberty High School and lives on Rauch Street abutting the property, voiced concerns about 23 parking spots proposed along... Read more
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The Morning Call
Charter school's leader steps down after mailer controversy, but school resolved to opento push forward after the CEO resigned Tuesday amid a maelstrom over an unautho
Charter school's leader steps down after mailer controversy, but school resolved to open
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
to push forward after the CEO resigned Tuesday amid a maelstrom over an unauthorized direct mailer using a drug arrest of a Liberty High School student to entice Bethlehem Area students to attend the new charter school in Catasauqua. The school's... Read more
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The Express-Times
First day of school on for embattled charter schoolboard of Innovative Arts Academy Charter School met Tuesday night for the first
First day of school on for embattled charter school
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
board of Innovative Arts Academy Charter School met Tuesday night for the first time since a promotional mailer slamming Liberty High School began showing up in Bethlehem residents' mailboxes. Board President Kelly Bauer emphasized again Tuesday... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Amidst mailer controversy, charter school CEO resignsDistrict." She's referring to the mailers that went out to families in the are
Amidst mailer controversy, charter school CEO resigns
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
District." She's referring to the mailers that went out to families in the area showing a student busted for drugs at Liberty High School and encouraging parents to send their kid to the new Arts Charter School. The mailers outraged the... Read more
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The Express-Times
CEO of charter school embroiled in mailer controversy resigningCatasauqua charter school embroiled in controversy, following the mailing of a
CEO of charter school embroiled in mailer controversy resigning
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Catasauqua charter school embroiled in controversy, following the mailing of a postcard highlighting the drug arrest of a Liberty High School student, has submitted a letter of resignation. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School Chief Executive... Read more
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The Morning Call
LIVE: Innovative Arts Academy Charter School board meets amid mailer controversydirect mailer. The mailer, which went out to Bethlehem Area School District pa
LIVE: Innovative Arts Academy Charter School board meets amid mailer controversy
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
direct mailer. The mailer, which went out to Bethlehem Area School District parents over the weekend, uses the arrest of a Liberty High School student on drug charges to entice parents to send students to the Catasauqua charter school. On Tuesday,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Former consultant: charter school CEO expected to resignas a consultant with the school. Lewis said he was offended by the mailer that
Former consultant: charter school CEO expected to resign
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
as a consultant with the school. Lewis said he was offended by the mailer that pitted the fledgling charter school against Liberty High School by including a headline about a Liberty student that was caught with thousands of dollars worth of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Email: Charter school CEO resigning after mailer controversythat the school CEO Loraine Petrillo is resigning amid a controversy over a dir
Email: Charter school CEO resigning after mailer controversy
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
that the school CEO Loraine Petrillo is resigning amid a controversy over a direct mailer that uses the arrest of a Liberty High School student on drug charges to entice Bethlehem Area parents to send students to the Catasauqua charter... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem forum on race calls for training, respecteducation and respectful communication as a way to protect the public and polic
Bethlehem forum on race calls for training, respect
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
education and respectful communication as a way to protect the public and police alike. Harrison Bailey III, principal at Liberty High School in Bethlehem, detailed efforts to reach students from all backgrounds, including the 52 percent who... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
BASD pushes pride following controversial mailerthe expense of the school district's reputation. A controversial mailer that h
BASD pushes pride following controversial mailer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
the expense of the school district's reputation. A controversial mailer that highlighted a cocaine and heroin drug bust at Liberty High School last year to promote attendance at the Arts Academy Charter School galvanized the attention of the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
State, local leaders blast unauthorized charter school mailerCatasauqua's new Innovative Arts Academy Charter School," references a newspape
State, local leaders blast unauthorized charter school mailer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Catasauqua's new Innovative Arts Academy Charter School," references a newspaper article about a student drug bust at Liberty High School. It reads: "Teen Busted by Liberty HS Officials with more than $3,000 worth of heroin and cocaine." The... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wasn't us: Charter school would 'love to find out' who sent offensive mailermailer purports to be from the school, listing its return address, and tries to
Wasn't us: Charter school would 'love to find out' who sent offensive mailer
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
mailer purports to be from the school, listing its return address, and tries to drum up enrollment by disparaging Liberty High School. The mailer paints Liberty students as drug users by pointing to the September 2015 drug arrest of a... Read more
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The Express-Times
BASDProud: School community rallies after negative mailerafter postcards promoting a new Catasauqua charter school started landing in Le
BASDProud: School community rallies after negative mailer
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
after postcards promoting a new Catasauqua charter school started landing in Lehigh Valley mailboxes. The mailer paints Liberty High School students as drug users by pointing to the September 2015 drug arrest of a student who had recently... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Busthigh school. The postcard shows a stock image of a student, head in hands, and
Suburban Charter School Denies Sending Mailer on Drug Bust
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
high school. The postcard shows a stock image of a student, head in hands, and a headline saying a teenager was caught by Liberty High School officials with more than $3,000 of heroin and cocaine. The mailer asks: "Why worry about this type of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Who is behind 'deplorable' charter school mailer? State wants to knowgeneral is determined to find out who is behind a "deplorable" mailer that prom
Who is behind 'deplorable' charter school mailer? State wants to know
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
general is determined to find out who is behind a "deplorable" mailer that promotes a new charter school by disparaging Liberty High School. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, a grade 6-12 school soon set to open in Catasauqua, has denied... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attentionadvertising and what they are trying to accomplish with this unwarranted attack
Mailer in Northampton County takes shots at public school, gets Auditor General’s attention
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
advertising and what they are trying to accomplish with this unwarranted attack.” The mailer referenced the arrest of a Liberty High School student for possession of heroin and cocaine in 2015. Officials from Innovative Arts Academy Charter... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem Area School District responds to controversial mailing with #BASDProud hashtaguniting on social media against a controversial mailer that encouraged students
Bethlehem Area School District responds to controversial mailing with #BASDProud hashtag
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
uniting on social media against a controversial mailer that encouraged students to enroll at a charter school by implying Liberty High School has a drug problem. The chief executive officer of the Innovative Arts Academy Charter School on Monday... Read more
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Philly.com
Charter school: Mailer referencing teen's arrest wasn't uspostcard shows a picture of youth holding their head in their hands and a headl
Charter school: Mailer referencing teen's arrest wasn't us
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
postcard shows a picture of youth holding their head in their hands and a headline stating a teenager was caught by Liberty High School officials with more than $3,000 of heroin and cocaine. The mailer also promotes Arts Academy Charter... Read more
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The Morning Call
Charter school exploring legal options in wake of mailer blasting Liberty High Schoolto distance itself from a mailer urging Bethlehem Area residents to enroll stud
Charter school exploring legal options in wake of mailer blasting Liberty High School
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
to distance itself from a mailer urging Bethlehem Area residents to enroll students at the charter school by implying that Liberty High School has a drug problem. "I can tell you that on behalf of the board and administration, that we are... Read more
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The Morning Call
Unauthorized mailer claims Liberty High School has a drug problem, urges parents to enroll in charter schoolCATASAUQUA — A mailer claiming to be from a new Catasauqua charter school and r
Unauthorized mailer claims Liberty High School has a drug problem, urges parents to enroll in charter school
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
CATASAUQUA — A mailer claiming to be from a new Catasauqua charter school and referencing the arrest of a Liberty High School student for possession of heroin and cocaine hit the mailboxes of Bethlehem area residents this weekend. Officials from... Read more
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The Express-Times
Who sent the charter school ad painting Liberty students as drug users?A promotional mailer, claiming to be from a new Catasauqua charter school, that
Who sent the charter school ad painting Liberty students as drug users?
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
A promotional mailer, claiming to be from a new Catasauqua charter school, that paints Liberty High School students as drug users has many Bethlehem residents upset. Innovative Arts Academy Charter School denies it had anything to do with sending... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem's 'Chili' Altemose shared Olympics stage with Jesse Owens 80 years agoClub that played on Steel Field at Elizabeth Avenue. Altemose dropped out of s
Bethlehem's 'Chili' Altemose shared Olympics stage with Jesse Owens 80 years ago
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Club that played on Steel Field at Elizabeth Avenue. Altemose dropped out of school in his sophomore year at Bethlehem's Liberty High School when his father died. To help support his mother and two sisters he went to work at Bethlehem Steel. It... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Lady Indians tackle learning curve in Northwest tournamentknow if you've noticed how big these kids are," Faussett said with a throaty la
Lady Indians tackle learning curve in Northwest tournament
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 5 days ago
know if you've noticed how big these kids are," Faussett said with a throaty laugh watching two 6-foot players from Frisco Liberty High School celebrate after a kill against Plano High School. "All these teams are going to be tough and the days are... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Stroudsburg U. football team ready to get defensiveend said. "I thought about that during every rep and every workout. "I can't e
East Stroudsburg U. football team ready to get defensive
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
end said. "I thought about that during every rep and every workout. "I can't even imagine life without football." The Liberty High School graduate knows that for ESU to play bonus football this fall, its defense must be above what it has done... Read more
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The Morning Call
Three more Bethlehem leaders will attend, speak at 'Black Lives Also Matter' forum next weekweek in an effort to engage the city in a conversation about race and community
Three more Bethlehem leaders will attend, speak at 'Black Lives Also Matter' forum next week
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
week in an effort to engage the city in a conversation about race and community relations. City Councilman Shawn Martell, Liberty High School Principal Harrison Bailey and the Rev. Melvin Tatem of Grace Deliverance Baptist Church will appear at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Bethlehem City Council OKs former Bethlehem Armory salein the first draft of the proposed amendment. The area would run from Main and
Bethlehem City Council OKs former Bethlehem Armory sale
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
in the first draft of the proposed amendment. The area would run from Main and Maple Streets on the east and west, and Liberty High School and Broad Street on the south. Martell described the area as a "quintessential, blue-collar Bethlehem... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Elkins High School Lady Tigers look to start strongrecently took part in a scrimmage session in Morgantown that included the MHS L
Elkins High School Lady Tigers look to start strong
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 8 days ago
recently took part in a scrimmage session in Morgantown that included the MHS Lady Mohigans and the Lady Mountaineers from Liberty High School. "I think we did pretty well at the scrimmage, but we have a lot of things to work on," Cutright said.... Read more
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The Brown and White
Liberty High freshman golfer wins Owen McCall MemorialIncoming Liberty High School freshman Joseph Altemose shot 2-over-par 39-34--73
Liberty High freshman golfer wins Owen McCall Memorial
The Brown and White / Posted 8 days ago
Incoming Liberty High School freshman Joseph Altemose shot 2-over-par 39-34--73 Sunday to win the 22nd annual Owen McCall Memorial at Green Pond Country Club. Altemose, who won several Lehigh Valley Junior Golf Tour events over the past two years,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Contra Costa County names four Teacher of the Year finalistsgrades, elementary after-school and summer school instruction. Summer Rodrigue
Contra Costa County names four Teacher of the Year finalists
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
grades, elementary after-school and summer school instruction. Summer Rodriguez is in her 17th year as an educator for Liberty High School in Brentwood. She has taught all levels of high school English, as well as served as director of the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Kid Who Battled Lymphoma Gives Back to the Community That Supported Himthe big screen to kick off Timmy's Community Day. Families could enjoy good foo
Kid Who Battled Lymphoma Gives Back to the Community That Supported Him
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
the big screen to kick off Timmy's Community Day. Families could enjoy good food, good music and a bounce-house bonanza at Liberty High School. Timmy's mom Anngela Schroeder wanted nothing less for those who've helped them with a life and death... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Liberty students hold hometown celebrationof rooms at a lower price for those participating in the Liberty celebration.
Liberty students hold hometown celebration
Williamson Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
of rooms at a lower price for those participating in the Liberty celebration. It has been fifty years since the closing of Liberty High School (1966 – 2016) and Warren and Williams wanted to acknowledge and pay tribute to the momentous... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Liberty High School's first graduating class begins senior yearLAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO. - On Thursday morning, students crowded into the entryway
Liberty High School's first graduating class begins senior year
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO. - On Thursday morning, students crowded into the entryway of Liberty High School. It was a sight senior Nicholas Raphael says wasn't there before. "Freshman year, it was, I think, around 300 of us," Raphael said. "Maybe not... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Jessie M. Chapin9, 2016. She was born in Wingett Run, Ohio to the late Richard and Edna (Kenda
Jessie M. Chapin
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
9, 2016. She was born in Wingett Run, Ohio to the late Richard and Edna (Kendall) Knowlton. After graduating from Salem-Liberty High School, she moved to Akron where she met and married Manuel. They enjoyed boating, camping, dancing and... Read more
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The Morning Call
The end of 'Pubertyplatz'? For teens, Musikfest's Main Street is so last yearinstead of speakers. It routinely drew 250-300 young people a night last year.
The end of 'Pubertyplatz'? For teens, Musikfest's Main Street is so last year
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
instead of speakers. It routinely drew 250-300 young people a night last year. Casey Frank and Brady Wied, who will enter Liberty High School as freshmen this month, stopped by Main Street to meet up with friends, but they figured they wouldn't be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Flashback: Keith Dorney inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 2006Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. 2011—Brian Burzyns
Flashback: Keith Dorney inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 2006
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. 2011—Brian Burzynski, a Pen Argyl graduate and assistant at Liberty High School, is hired as head wrestling coach by Muhlenberg College. Burzynski was a Division II All-American... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem school board asks what's to lose with new tax districtEconomic Revitalization Tax Assistance -- LERTA -- district running from Main a
Bethlehem school board asks what's to lose with new tax district
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance -- LERTA -- district running from Main and Maple streets on the east and west and Liberty High School and Broad streets on the north and south. Monday night Bethlehem officials pitched the LERTA plans to... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
3 file to seek open seats on Pickens County school boardlearning consultant and is an adjunct professor at Anderson University. She gr
3 file to seek open seats on Pickens County school board
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 19 days ago
learning consultant and is an adjunct professor at Anderson University. She grew up in Norris and graduated from Liberty High School. She is a doctoral candidate in educational leadership at Clemson University, and she earned a... Read more
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The Brown and White
Liberty graduate Matt Leon earns baseball honorLiberty High School graduate Matt Leon, a rising junior at Seton Hall Universit
Liberty graduate Matt Leon earns baseball honor
The Brown and White / Posted 22 days ago
Liberty High School graduate Matt Leon, a rising junior at Seton Hall University, was named the New England Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Week for his three stellar relief outings for New Bedford last week. Leon retired all 13 batters he... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Liberty ReunionWilliamson on Saturday afternoon. We are Family - the Wilkersons, Vanessa, Glo
Liberty Reunion
Williamson Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Williamson on Saturday afternoon. We are Family - the Wilkersons, Vanessa, Gloria, Theresa, Ricky, and Donnie at the Liberty High School Reunion this past weekend. Many out of town family and friends came in for the big event, which included... Read more
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The Express-Times
Have you seen this woman who is missing in Bethlehem?missing as of 6 a.m. Monday, Bethlehem 911 center reports. The gas station is
Have you seen this woman who is missing in Bethlehem?
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
missing as of 6 a.m. Monday, Bethlehem 911 center reports. The gas station is between the campuses of Moravian College and Liberty High School. It is across the street from Moravian's Steel Field. She has COPD, heart issue and dementia, police... Read more
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