Those of us tired of municipal shenanigans and special considerations, owe the Easton School Board a salute; Last night they told Retread Mayor Panto they wouldn't approve his new KOZ designations.* Panto, in a typical mayor 101 retort, accused them of being suburbanites not supporting the inner city. The board wisely observed that tax abatement passes on the cost to the other tax payers, even though the Retread had referred to his proposal as crucial to the economic viability of Easton. Mayor Nutter of Philadelphia has proposed a 19% tax increase in the city of brotherly love. In these tough times, as homeowners must tighten their belts and go without, why should they have to subsidize a mayor's field of dreams? Now there's a thought for Allentown's new panel of 17 experts.