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Alle-Kiski Laurels & Lances

Tribune-Review
| Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:55 p.m

Laurel: To those trying to bring more jobs and a better workforce to the area. Anyone who says the area lacks opportunity wasn’t paying attention this week.

Three events focused on job creation and workforce development. They included public school technical teachers planning increased high-tech instruction, an engineering summit at Penn State New Kensington aimed at bolstering the region’s engineering draw, and an Alle-Kiski Career Link expo in New Kensington that hooked up young adults with job and career training opportunities.

Lance: To Brackenridge Councilman William Beale. Voting to pay a company that you and your son do work for? Failing to list all of your income on financial disclosure statements? C’mon, Bill. Everyone knows better than that.

Laurel (with a caveat): To Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi. Withdrawing wiretap charges against a Ford City man who recorded a confrontation with a neighbor that included a borough police officer was the right thing to do. But it should have been clear from the outset that a situation involving a public official, dealing with two members of the public, on a public street, in plain view of anyone who might be passing by, doesn’t include any reasonable expectation of privacy.

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