By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 22, 2013 - 10:47 am
A 14-year-old student at the Rondout Valley High School was arrested Thursday for allegedly making a threat to bomb the Marbletown Elementary School, in a case police say is unrelated to previous threats made to the school.  On Thursday, the Rondout... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 21, 2013 - 2:13 pm
A bomb threat targeting the Marbletown Elementary School was discovered in the Rondout Valley High School today, forcing an evacuation of students in the elementary school to the Stone Ridge Community Center.  From a post on the Facebook page of the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2013 - 5:06 pm
Above: We're not sure who Gagnacon is, but we know he wants Gov. Andrew Cuomo to restore $547,818 in state aid to the Onteora Central School District. Photo courtesy of Valerie Havas, a PR specialist for Onteora. Among the attendees at a Boiceville rally... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013 - 5:26 pm
Delhi village police arrested two suspects Thursday for allegedly making threats at the Delaware Academy Central School District in Delhi. Parents of children at the school got two troubling voicemail messages from the school -- one Wednesday and one on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 - 12:28 pm
Photo by Flickr user manyhighways; published under Creative Commons license. To butcher a quote from Henry Ford: You can have any color school bus you want, as long as it's yellow. But that wasn't always the case: Before a rural education professor led... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 - 5:11 pm
William Thornton, a 49-year-old Monticello resident and the former business manager of the Eldred Central School District, was arrested on Friday on charges that he stole $20,000 from the district. On November 17, 2012, state police say, the Eldred school... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 - 6:17 pm
In the backpacks of Phoenicia Elementary School students today, along with the annual haul of Valentine's Day cards, was a somber letter from the Onteora School District: Principal Linda Sella was placed on administrative leave this week. In a phone... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 - 10:30 am
A snowstorm that threatens to change over to ice and sleet later in the day is prompting school closings and other cancellations across the Catskills region.  Ulster County executive Mike Hein's office announced this morning that the State of the County... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 - 2:23 pm
With a midnight deadline just hours away, four New York State school districts risk losing large chunks of state aid if they fail to submit new state-mandated teacher evaluation plans today. The districts are Fallsburg, Harrison, Pine Plains, and the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 - 11:33 am
Ulster County law enforcement officers are spearheading a county-wide effort to review local school safety policies, and are seeking input from the public about what can be done to make Ulster County schools safer. In the wake of the Newtown shootings in... Read more


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