For Immediate Release October 25, 2013
Has a Secret Deal Been Reached? Republican Candidates Claim Samuel Everitt
and Oliver Heckman Elementary Schools “Saved from Closure”
Middletown Township, PA
In the race for Middletown Supervisor, campaign mailers distributed throughout the township today claim Bill Oettinger
“saved Oliver Heckman and Samuel Everitt
Elementary Schools from closure.
This directly contradicts the public statements made by the Neshaminy School Board regarding school consolidation on September 10, 2013 when board President Rit
chie Webb said “We may close some buildings if that is unavoidable.”
If the Oettinger - Leonhauser campaign is claiming that the two schools have been saved from closure, does that mean a secret deal been reached, or is this an attempt at deliberate deception of the voters? Oettinger
claim that he “stopped Kitzmiller’s plan to close our schools”
not only directly contradicts his earlier statements, Oettinger, not Kitzmiller, is the chairman of the school board Ad Hoc committee charged with overseeing school consolidation. Any plan to close the schools is his. Missy Kitzmiller, Democratic candidate for supervisor
have accused me of voting to close schools when I am not an elected official, nor in any position to vote on anything. Any claim th
at the schools have been “saved”
is an attempt to deceive Middletown voters.
’s running mate Rich Nuttall comments, “It is
shameful that our Republican opponents have resorted to
ding behind lies and innuendo, rather than talk about the real issues facing Middletown
To learn the truth, we encourage Middletown residents to contact their school board representatives and demand an answer.