East Allegheny School District suing for having been assigned 35% of Duquesne High School Students. (P-G, Team Effort)
Editorial Aside: What will their argument be? Is East Allegheny particularly nearby? Are they getting hosed just because they're another hard-luck school?
Wal-Mart steps in to offer a plan to stabilize the Kilbuck County site. (P-G, Don Hopey) They are not allowed to pursue any development until the structural work is done. One lane of traffic on Rt. 65 has been closed ever since the landslide.
Editorial Aside: The article seemed to leave the story's lead villain, Kilbuck Properties LLC, out-of-the-picture.
The P-G Diana Nelson Jones piece on the departure of URA chief Jerry Dettore features the shock and disappointment felt by others upon hearing the news: folks from the Bloomfield-Garfield Corp., Oakland Business Improvement District, and East Liberty Development Inc.
It also has this:
"I was fortunate that the publicity surrounding the mayor's actions ended up" being advantageous.
"A lot of people in the region I have worked with over the years were interested," he said. "I have a number of opportunities and offers.
The Trib Jeremy Boren version plays up the bright future on the horizon for the "respected" former URA chief, and includes this note:
A provision that would have given Dettore a "golden parachute" worth a year's salary if he were fired without cause does not apply because he has chosen to leave, his contract states.
Editorial Aside: Sounds like he got tired of playing games, and elected to leave with his head held high. Imagine that.