school bus strike

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 54. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday Night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 41. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Public [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2013 at 7:33AM

 TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with snow, then ice pellets and snow in the afternoon. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 25F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80% . Monday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 37. Winds from the SW at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/23/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 25 with a windchill as low as 1F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of snow. Low of 16F with a windchill as low as 5. Winds from the [...]

School bus strike may end this week
School bus strike may end this week
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 1/20/2013 at 12:59PM

The school bus driver walkout that began Wednesday may be over as soon as early this week. According to the New York Daily News, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is expected to rule on a formal complaint from the private bus companies that provide the yellow bus service. Those bus companies are claiming that the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/17/2013 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast. High of 43. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Thursday Night: Overcast with a chance of snow and a chance of rain. Low of 27 with a windchill as low as 19. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 30%. EVENT OF [...]

Bus strike leaves parents, students scrambling
Bus strike leaves parents, students scrambling
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 1/16/2013 at 12:36PM

Dodging icy sleet, first-grader Tarunima Bhowmik and her father Gola grabbed a cab from their home in Sunnyside on their way to Tarunima’s school, P.S. 166  Golain Astoria. Fare cost about $10, a necessary evil with New York City school buses out of commission. “It’s a very hard time for the kids,” Gola said of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/16/2013 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with ice pellets and snow, then a chance of snow and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 41. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 90% . Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds from the West at 5 to [...]

Find out which school bus routes will be affected by the strike
Find out which school bus routes will be affected by the strike
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 1/15/2013 at 12:51PM

In anticipation of a bus strike that is set to begin Wednesday, January 16 , the New York City Department of Education has set up an online tool on its website that will tell students if they’re bus routes will be impacted by the strike. Information is refreshed daily beginning at 7:00 a.m. and throughout the [...]

NYC school bus drivers won’t strike Monday, but walkout still possible
NYC school bus drivers won’t strike Monday, but walkout still possible
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 1/07/2013 at 10:38AM

After threatening to strike, New York City school bus drivers were back to work Monday, but they could still walk off the job within the next few days. A strike would affect 152,000 students, including 54,000 with disabilities, and those in public, private and parochial schools. “The union is asking for something we cannot legally [...]