Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rhinebeck school bus drivers to vote on new contract

Union urging rejection of offer; outcome still won’t impact students, district says

Rhinebeck School Bus strike

The union involved in the potential school bus driver strike in Rhinebeck is scheduled to vote on a new contract offer today. But those hoping for a quick resolution between the union, Teamsters Local 445, and the company contracted with the school district, Durham/A&E Transport, should prepare to be disappointed.

Letter: Another side of the Black Swan

In the front page article on the Black Swan pub raid, you certainly did a good job reporting one side of the story, stroking the Sheriff’s department and the mayor of Tivoli, as well as listing every violation the Swan has ever been accused of…

Letter: War on Climate Change is needed

I would welcome an effort the equivalent of a “WAR ON CLIMATE CHANGE,” similar to the widespread push to mobilize all resources during WW II.
I believe the threat to all of us is as great as any we have ever experienced on earth.

Comeback kids make it work

Rhinebeck lady hoopsters erase big deficit to roll Pine Plains, 39-28

Rachel Tigges (#24) looks to pass during Rhinebeck’s comeback win against Pine Plains.

It hasn’t been smooth sailing for Rhinebeck’s Lady Hawks this year. But they broke the mold in a fierce match against Pine Plains last week, and now appear guaranteed a spot in the Section IX Class D playoffs.