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Mt. View Discusses Pre-K
By Melinda Darrow

The Mt. View pre-k pilot program is poised for success, Mrs. Pipitone reported at the September 22 school board meeting. The classroom arrived and was assembled by the distributor, down to computers with miniature mouses for preschool-sized hands. All requirements have been met, the elementary principal said, despite the stringency of these requirements (which, amongst other things, state that everything in the classroom must be labeled). The program was inspected by the state's pre-k specialist, and received approval and “on-target” status. It was good that the program was started this year; the inspector told Mrs. Pipitone that with the current economy, expansions and new programs were less likely to be approved, but that the state was committed to continuing to fund existing projects.

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Commissioners Take Care Of Business
By Carole M. Canfield

The Susquehanna County Commissioners met on September 24 in the Lower EMA Conference Room in The County Office Building at 9 a.m.

Commissioners Giangrieco and Allen were present, with Commissioner Warren absent and attending a conference.

The minutes of September 10 were approved along with the ratification of pre-check registers and EFTPS expenses.

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