09 - 15 - 2011 Mifflinburg School board votes to close New Berlin School
(DI) The New Berlin Borough Council president, Julie Finkbiner, said that they wanted to be sure they followed every avenue they could to keep their schools open & task the board to feel responsible for what is to come.â but it wasn't enough to stop a vote of 7-2 on Tues. night to close the New Berlin Elementary School next year. Board members Neil Shoreman & Tracy Sauers voted not to close the school. According to Finkbiner, plans are in the works to create a charter school for New Berlin adding that they intend to keep a school in New Berlin & they will follow that plan if it becomes necessary.