After the jail suicide of her son, Adam, Maryanne Rappaport says she will be guided by the counsel of her other children on whether to sue; the goal, she said, would be have the county jail make changes.
All of the nearly 1,000 private pilots who have been approved to work with Angel Flight Northeast volunteer their time and fuel and use their own planes for the flights, which Angel Flight refers to as “missions.”
Anyone in need of transport to medical treatment can apply, and many patients are referred by social workers, doctors, civic organizations, or even through word-of-mouth from other patients.
Guilderland's super has calculated that the cost for 23 Capital Region districts to meet new state requirements would total over $5 million; 59 teachers would need to be hired and qualified ESL teachers are in short supply.
"At the end of the day, we've done the right thing for students," said Guilderland's business administrator as the district has used its fund balance to preserve programs, causing the comptroller to deem it "susceptible" to stress.