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New Round Lake Library board reinstates assistant

Trustees, director resign amid uproar

Danielle Rigney, Vice President of the town board, right, holds a vote to appoint the new library board of trustees at a meeting at Round Lake Village Hall to discuss the future of the town library on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Danielle Rigney, Vice President of the town board, right, holds a vote to appoint the new library board of trustees at a meeting at Round Lake Village Hall to discuss the future of the town library on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
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With cheers and uproarious applause, Theresa Marchione was reinstated Wednesday as senior library assistant at the Round Lake Library, less than two weeks after she was fired for closing 40 minutes early amid a tornado warning. Interim members of the library’s Board of Trustees approved the “immediate and unconditional” reinstatement of the part-time worker of more than 24 years with back pay. Marchione’s reinstatement following the abrupt resignation of the previous trustees earlier in the ...


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kimbaby57
June 13, 2013
9:30 a.m.

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What's not reported here is, who actually complained about the library closing early in the first place? Mrs. Marchione should have been commended for showing good judgement. Also, what does her being the sister-in-law of State Sen. Marchione have anything to do with this event?

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