Rally at Capitol on Thursday for the common people

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It’s still summer and the call to be outside remains loud and clear. But  even though the lazy, hazy days of summer have their own lure, issues of concern to the common people — the 99 percent — are still demanding our attention. This coming week, there is an opportunity for you to get outside […]

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Exploring faith for a fair New York

Exploring faith for a fair New York

Sometimes, it is important to step back, look at problems in a new way and share ideas and concerns with others. The power of reflection and collective thinking can be strong. The New York State Labor-Religion Coalition, in collaboration with other faith groups, is holding open a space and time to reflect on the state’s […]

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Tragic loss for the family of Maj. Gen. Greene

Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed Aug. 5 in Afghanistan. Greene, the highest ranking U.S. officer in Afghanistan, grew up in Guilderland and was the son of long-time NYSUT retiree leader and activist Harold Greene Sr. Many NYSUT insiders and former retiree leaders will recall that Harold Greene Sr. was the long-time president of […]

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Are you looking for a little inspiration?

If you are an elementary classroom teacher in search of new strategies and professional networking, it’s not too late to register for next week’s New York State Elementary Classroom Teachers Association’s annual conference. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your morning meeting, or might want to try combining fairy tales with science, there’s something for […]

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Seeking diversity in the woods

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In the woods, a path is made by clearing brush, debris and duff. That is what the presenters and audience hope to do at the “Toward a More Diverse Adirondacks” symposium, which will be held at the Adirondack Interpretive Center at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Newcomb. They want to clear […]

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