Mechanicville School Bomb Threats – by Harold Wessell

HALFMOON – Feb.26 and 27 – Investigation continues of  two incidents at the Mechanicville Junior-Senior High School facility, on two consecutive days.
As follows later in this article,  Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael McCarthy in a conversation with this writer offered a look into how school authorities deal with such incidents.
In one case, according to statements from school authorities and the Saratoga County Sheriff's Department,  on Wednesday afternoon the 26th an apparent written bomb threat was found in a   girls'  bathroom at the high school. After the 12:45 PM discovery and immediate notification of the  Sheriff's Office, the "shelter in place" procedure was put in force – with students remaining in their rooms.

Full article in the March 13th issue of the Express.