$16 million budget passed, tax hike for pensions eyed

SHARPSVILLE — Sharpsville area school directors set the cost of public education at $16 million next year and are considering a 2-mill tax increase to help pay for pension obligations to the Pennsylvania School Employees Retirement System. The budget eliminates several positions and brings some special education services back into the district. Superintendent Dr. Brad […]

School district hires superintendent

SHARPSVILLE — School directors voted unanimously Monday to hire Dr. Brad Ferko as district superintendent at a beginning annual salary of $115,000. “He is well-versed in the areas of technology, special education, and curriculum,” said David DeForest, board vice president. “These are things we’re working on.” Officials were tight-lipped about Ferko’s background, as they have […]