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By Jeff Pack

Former students remember Paone as 'creepy'


Last updated 8/23/2018 at 3:24pm

Ernest Paone is seen here in a scanned photo from a Potter Jr. High yearbook.

The Rev. Ernest C. Paone was implicated last week in the "40th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury Report 1 Interim – Redacted," alleging decades of sexual abuse and cover-ups by Roman Catholic Church officials across the state of Pennsylvania.

For many students who attended James E. Potter Junior High School in the 1970s and 80s, the name Paone rang a bell.

Paone, they said, is the same man who taught social studies and other subjects at Potter for almost 20 years.

When news broke about Paone's ties to the grand jury report, several former students spoke out about their interactions with...

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