Op-Ed: School Bus Drivers Speak Out

“Huntington Coach is not the villain here. They sacrificed one district to save many jobs. Imagine all the other districts like Syosset or Cold Spring Harbor giving the contract to another company because Coach could not fill the routes? It’s an unfair tug of war and the district that pays more wins.” Read More …

Huntington School Board to Meet About Buses

The Huntington school board will convene Thursday night to consider whether to take legal action against Huntington Coach Corp. The company said it would cut numerous routes as of Thursday and cease all service effective Oct. 8. Superintendent James W. Polansky said Wednesday he was Read More …

Hiring in Huntington: Bus Drivers, Warehouse Packers

Bus Driver, Huntington Coach Full-time, Part-time. Qualifications: School bus driving: 1 year (Preferred) Driver’s License (Preferred) CDL (Preferred) Early Childhood Teacher, Crestwood  Private Nursery School and Kindergarten seeking qualified candidates for potential openings. Toddler, Nursery, or Pre-Kindergarten teachers and/or assistants. Associate (Preferred) Early Childhood Education: Read More …

Bus Driver Shortage Strains After-School Transportation Schedules

With school reopening a week away, some districts are working to reconfigure bus schedules for after-school activities because of a serious shortage of drivers. Athletic events and other extracurricular activities appear to be the most likely to be affected in several districts because of the Read More …

Update: Bennardo: Pupils OK After Reporting Nausea

Update: South Huntington school superintendent Dr. David Bennardo updated parents and the public after several students reported nausea and chest pain after riding on a bus. He posted the following: I wanted to circle back and provide an update on this morning‘s bus situation. As Read More …