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2013 Primary Election Results: Voters Select Newcomer for North Hills School Board

Incumbent Tom Kelly failed to win nomination from either party. Two other incumbents will face challengers in the fall.

It appears there will be at least one newcomer to the North Hills School Board after the November general election.

Annette Giovengo Nolish won both the Democratic and Republican nominations for North Hills School Director in Tuesday's primary election.

On the Republican side by Michael Yeomans, Joe Muha, and Matthew Sean Edlinger Sr. also won nomination.

They will face incumbents Kathy Reid, Sharon Schrim, and newcomer Helen (Dee) Spade, who won the Democratic nomination.

Incumbent Thomas Kelly failed to win nomination from either party.

In other races...

Incumbent Ross Commissioner Jerry O'Brien won the Democratic nomination for Ross Township Tax Collector and will face Republican Clifford Bright, who was unopposed in the spring primary.

And voters ousted incumbent Matt Drozd from his District 1 Seat on Allegheny County Council in favor of North Hills School Director Tom Baker, who will face Democrat Daniel A. McClain Jr., who was unopposed in the spring primary.

Click here for the final primary election results.  A number of other races were decided before Tuesday's voting, because candidates were running unopposed. For the complete rundown of contests in Ross Township and West View, click here. 

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Mark A. May 22, 2013 at 02:28 PM
Every incumbent school board member should be voted out after the way NH has plummeted in the school rankings over the past decade. It's an outrage and a coup is needed to remove the current cabal.
Kevin Y. May 22, 2013 at 03:46 PM
Can you describe in detail how "NH has plummeted in the school rankings over the past decade", or at least point to where such rankings can be found?
Mark A. May 22, 2013 at 05:47 PM
Sure try this... http://lmgtfy.com/?q=north+hills+ranks+among+PA+schools
Kevin Y. May 22, 2013 at 09:46 PM
Not helpful. NHSD was in the top 20% of all schools in 2013. But what was the ranking in 2003, i.e., how far have they "plummeted" in the past decade?
David May 23, 2013 at 03:15 PM
That link led me to pages and pages of information on how well the District is performing and how it outperforms other districts of similar socio-economic status. I guess that you were just joking with your silly post about "plummeting" in some fantasy school rankings, huh?

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