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February 11, 2009  |   Comments (0)   |   Post a comment

First Student acquires G&G Bus Service


CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has acquired Florida, N.Y.-based G&G Bus Service, a privately-owned company that was established in 1953.

With the acquisition, First Student gains 62 school buses and management of all of G&G’s student transportation contracts.

Moreover, all 53 people previously employed by G&G, including drivers, mechanics, administrative staff and bus attendants, were transferred to First Student employment.

“We are pleased to add this new business to our portfolio and look forward to working with our new customers,” said Carey Paster, president and CEO of commercial development, sales and marketing. “Our new employees have already begun training in First Student’s programs.”

Customers whose business was transferred to First Student include:


  • Chester (N.Y.) Union Free School District
  • Florida (N.Y.) Union Free School District
  • Minisink Valley Central School District (Slate Hill, N.Y.)
  • Warwick (N.Y.) Valley Central School District
  • John S. Burke Catholic High School (Goshen, N.Y.)
  • Agri-Business Child Development (Schenectady, N.Y.)

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