When educators are ‘storm troopers’


The latest edition of NYSUT United is in your mailboxes this week. There’s an extensive article about the needs of NYSUT members impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The entire single-floor home of Jodi Rebholz, a member of the North Babylon Teachers Organization, and Stephen Rebholz was flooded and will require extensive repair, including replacing the heating and […]

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Honor helpers (updated)

Relief Effort on Staten Island

Feb. 4. Thanks to the UFT. After reading this, someone knew of this picture taken of Tim Grady. The Workforce Development Institute has paired with the state AFL-CIO to document the union members, workers and volunteers who helped relief efforts of Super Storm Sandy. Here’s a link filled with information. They are collecting photos of […]

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Dock party at the Dodds’


Carolyn and Charlie Dodd may have lost family heirlooms, furniture and photographs to Hurricane Sandy, but they still have their sense of humor. So “Dock Party at the Dodds’” is how she titled the picture of her backyard deck that ripped off its foundation, floated atop floodwaters to rest against their boathouse. Besides the crawlspace […]

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‘The receipt is in my heart’


That’s a picture of NYSUT’s lobby. And that’s after NYSUT has already sent tons of food, cleaning materials and much-needed supplies to hurricane-impacted communities on Long Island and in New York City. Yesterday, NYSUT delivered food to a soup kitchen on Coney Island and, today, the truck left with a collection of supplies to the Tarrytown […]

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