The Wissahickon School Board has selected new leaders. It happened during a reorganization meeting Monday night. Board Member Charles McIntyre was chosen president by the other eight members of the board. Burunda Prince-Jones was selected vice president. The winners of the election last month were also sworn-in at the reorganization meeting. Newcomers Sherri Becker, Tracie Walsh, Ron Stoloff and Joe Honeycutt all took the oath of office during a ceremony presided over by Montgomery County Judge Arthur Tilson.
There’s been conflicting reports of have how life is for corrections officers at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. Some recent comments from officers suggest the facility is in dire need of repairs and that staffing levels need to be boosted. Others call those allegations untrue and not representative of all correctional officers. The matter has sparked a move to potentially bring in a union for the correction officers. Correctional officers will vote on December 16th for or against representation. Local 384 in Norristown is the union that would represent officers following the vote.
The winners of the North Penn School Board races in the November election were sworn-in Monday night. Board veterans Tim Kerr, Frank O'Donnell and Vince Sherpinsky as well as newly elected Board Member Josie Charnock took the oath of office. District Judge Harold Borek officiated. Sherpinsky was not only sworn in for his fifth term but he was reelected school board president for another year. Tim Kerr was reelected vice president.
Pennsylvania residents who qualify can receive property tax rebates.
“Residents who qualify should be age 65 or older, widows or widowers, age 50-years and older and residents with disabilities, age 18 and older.”
Maia Warren is with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. Warren says, some residents can receive rebates checks of more than 900 dollars. For more information, you can call the Pa. Department of Revenue at 1-888-222-9190 between 7:30 am and 5pm Monday through Friday or visit the Revenue Department’s website at www.revenue.state.pa.us. The deadline to apply is December 31st.