Pittston Area Official Identifies Fired Teacher

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YATESVILLE — After the Pittston Area school board voted Tuesday to fire a teacher, an official with the district who asked to not be named identified the teacher as Colleen McGarry.

According to the district’s website, McGarry was a math teacher the high school.

The district will not say why McGarry was fired, but the source said she allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a student.

The Pittston Area School District solicitor has not returned calls back to Newswatch 16.

The Luzerne County district attorney said no charges have been filed against a teacher in the district.

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