The e-mail sent at 1:06 surprised teachers thinking the information and status of Mr. Rumore would had been divulged last Monday when the union president admitted to the Albany Medical Center.
Instead, the ordeal of the health status of Rumore portrayed in the local media first before the union notified the teachers one week later only after the press reported the story.
LeWin wrote, "when he arrived in Albany, it became necessary for him to seek medical assistance. He was admitted to the hospital on Sunday evening with four (4) broken or cracked ribs and fluid in his chest cavity."
She added, he didn't want it publicized but the media became aware of it. He is doing well expected to be back later this week.
Yet, Rumore said in the Buffalo News story today "...although he is improving, he doesn’t know when he will be discharged from the hospital or if he will be able to fly home, given the extent of his injuries. And he was not able to walk until Friday.
LeWin, a retiree, Vice President of the BTF wrote she was in regular contact with Rumore seeks and rely on his guidance in all matters encouraged the teachers to continue contacting the office with their concerns.