Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Officials have predicted an opening date of April 1, but bad weather could change that.
Wednesday, February 27
Though the hope is upgrades will be ready to allow first pitch by April 1, inclement weather has Glen Rock school officials unsure, according to a report in the Glen Rock Gazette. School board member Rona McNabola did not reveal a revised timetable, according to the report. She was quoted as saying: "In looking at the project schedule at that time, it was noted that we had 19 days of inclement weather (since the work started), so all the predictions of one more winter that was going to be dry and warm went right down the tubes. We did set up a meeting for this Thursday (Feb. 28) so we can update the group on what's going on." Field upgrades include new dugouts, sprinkler systems, new infield clay, installation of sod in the outfield, and …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The field should be open in time for spring, Michael Rinderknecht maintains.
Despite concerns over potentially incelement weather, Glen Rock school administrators still expect to open the new high school baseball field for play on April 1. Questioned by parent Denise Blind as to the field's status, Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht on Monday said workers from Turco Golf Construction are making steady progress. Though a day or two may be lost to snow or other adverse conditions, Rinderknecht said, "we think we may be able to adhere to that schedule." Upgrades to the baseball field – budgeted separately from the other athletic field projects at the high school – include new sod, protective fences, field re-grading, dugouts, a sprinkler system. The board voted to approve the $365,000 contract in December, …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The district expects the project to cost $365,000, with the field ready for play on April 1.
The Glen Rock school board on Thursday awarded the contractor finishing its $4.5 million athletic complex project a bid to also remodel the high school baseball field. New York-based Turco Golf, which has drawn mixed reviews for delays and large change orders on the larger turf and drainage project, will be performing the baseball field work at a price of $365,000. Subject to weather, work to the baseball field is expected to begin on March 1 and be completed by April 1. According to the district, updages include: Though connected to the main project, the funding for the baseball field upgrades will be drawn out of the capital outlay fund. Costs cannot exceed a taxpayer-passed referendum and with the main project currently is just a hair …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
An in-person registration day will be held Jan. 5.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The GRBA offers recreation programs in baseball and softball for boys and girls in grades K – 8 during the 2012-13 school year. Registration fees for the 2013 recreation leagues will be: One Child - $85 until 1/31/13; $95 thereafter Two Children - $150 until 1/31/13; $160 thereafter Family Maximum - $180 until 1/31/13; $190 thereafter An in-person registration will also be held on Saturday, January 5th from 9am-12pm at the Municipal Annex on Maple Ave. The GRBA also offers travel programs for boys in grades 2-8 and girls in grades 3-8. Registration is separate and fees will be collected if selected for a team. More information can be found at www.grba.org.