The vote, postponed from Jan. 30, comes on the heels of an 11th-hour news release from the union, Teamsters Local 445, saying the company contracted by the school district, Durham/A&E Transport, has gone ahead and imposed the contract anyway.
Bulkeley Middle School cooking up 4th annual competition
Like the television program, the fourth annual competition will feature aspiring chefs who compete for their shot at culinary stardom and the chance to earn the prestigious title, the school announced in a news release.
by Naomi LaChance •
This new community partnership among Bard College, Germantown Central School District, and Red Hook Central School district is housed in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elizaville.
Union urging rejection of offer; outcome still won’t impact students, district says
by Meridith Ferber •
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.
Haig will use the grant for his project, “The Greying of Democratic East Asia: The Politics of Population Policies in Japan and South Korea.” His research explores politically difficult challenges facing the East Asia region, which has the world’s most rapidly aging societies and lowest fertility rates.
1,200 solar-electric panels to be installed near soccer fields
by Kristofer Munn •
You don’t need the great outdoors to keep moving this winter. Classes include defensive driving, volleyball and basketball. Call 845-871-5500, x5510 to register or visit the school web site and look under the Resources tab.
Two days ago, we were informed that a community member had expressed concern to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department about the parking situation. We were visited by an officer from that organization and informed that tickets would be issued in the future. We felt it was important to alert you to this possibility.
Threatened strike won’t affect students, district leaders say
by Meridith Ferber •
2 others, in Red Hook and Rhinebeck, win Merit commendations
Two Rhinebeck High School students have been named semi-finalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. And one student each from Rhinebeck and Red Hook high schools were named commended students in the National Merit Scholarship Program.