Sister Sharina Averts Tragedy

With less than a month on the job, MBTA bus driver and Union Sister, Sharina Byrd showed courage, professionalism and concern for her passengers under the most extreme conditions. On Tuesday night, as she was driving her 86 bus down Chestnut Hill Avenue when a man reached in front of her and pushed the steering …

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2011 Scholarships Awarded!

2011 Local 589 Scholarship winners and their families.

Assistant Secretary Peggy LaPaglia, who coordinated the scholarship program, awarded the following winners with scholarships for $1,000 at the annual Mass. AFL-CIO Scholarship Dinner: Matthew Crowley – His sponsor is Frank Crowley who works at Cabot Shops. Marc McDonald – His sponsor is Joseph McDonald who works on the Red Line.

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Regular Meeting of the Membership

Where: Boston Teachers Union Hall, 180 Mount Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA When: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Notes: The regular order of business will be transacted. The morning session will start at 10:00 A.M. The evening session will start at 8:00 P.M.

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