Passings

NYSUT is saddened to announce the passing of Mark Anthony Famiglietti on Oct. 11. Mark was a retired high school English teacher in Rhinebeck, New York. He was a staunch union advocate; and served as president of the Rhinebeck Teachers Association for 28 years. Contributions in Mark’s memory can be made to the Boys & [...]

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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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Passings

We are saddened to announce the recent passing of Maria Sahyoun, a Spanish language teacher at Jamesville-Dewitt High School and a member of the Jamesville-Dewitt Faculty Association. For more, read her article on Syracuse.com, or click here for her obituary.

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Passings

We are saddened to announce the recent passing of Jennifer Miles, a fourth grade teacher at McNamara Elementary School in Baldwinsville and member of the Baldwinsville Teachers’ Association. [Read more]

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Passings

We are saddened to announce the recent passing of two NYSUT members: Kathy Lattimore, a SUNY Cortland English Department faculty member (United University Professions), was killed in a car accident New Years Eve. Kathy was a dedicated advocate who fought for her union. She was 67. [Read more] Jason DeJoy, a popular coach and middle [...]

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