Issues: Historical Preservation

Senator Saland, Assemblyman Marc Molinaro and Red Hook Town Supervisor Sue Crane Announce the Approval of a Grant to Restore the Historic St. Margaret’s Home in the Town of Red Hook.

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C – Poughkeesie), Assemblyman Marc Molinaro (R,I,C – Red Hook) and Sue Crane, Supervisor of the Town of Red Hook, announced the approval of $90,000 to be used toward the restoration efforts of the historic St. Margaret’s Home in the Town of Red Hook. 

October 30, 2009
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Bowne House Acquistion Announcement

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) joined with local historic preservationists and elected officials for the announcement that the historic Bowne House in Flushing has been acquired by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.  The landmark property was donated to the Parks and Recreation Department by the Bowne House Historical Society, which will remain as the organization that will operate the house as a museum.

October 5, 2009
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Bowne House Acquistion Announcement

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) joined with local historic preservationists and elected officials for the announcement that the historic Bowne House in Flushing has been acquired by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.  The landmark property was donated to the Parks and Recreation Department by the Bowne House Historical Society, which will remain as the organization that will operate the house as a museum.

October 5, 2009
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September 28, 2009
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Downtown Cortland Receives Improvement Funding

CORTLAND, 09/28/09 – Joined by area merchants and local community leaders, Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that the 2009-2010 state budget includes, at his request, a $12,500 senate grant toward improvements throughout downtown Cortland.

September 28, 2009
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Senator Valesky Opens Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Workshop

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) delivered opening remarks at a workshop that provided details about application of the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, a law sponsored by Senator Valesky.

The workshop, sponsored by the Metropolitan Development Association, Preservation League, New York State Historic Preservation Office, and the New York State Urban Council, drew more than 100 people, including developers, homeowners, economic development professionals, municipal leaders and real estate agents.

September 24, 2009
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Senator Betty Little talks about Samuel de Champlain at Crown Point Celebration

State Senator Betty Little was one of the guest speakers at the Crown Point Quadricentennial Day Celebration on Saturday, September 19, 2009.

The event commemorating Samuel de Champlain's discovery of beautiful Lake Champlain also featured historic, cultural, educational and family activities, a special ceremony rededicating the Crown Point Lighthouse and a fireworks show.

September 23, 2009
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Senator Seward Puts The "O" In Oneonta Theatre

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ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An historic theatre in Downtown Oneonta is getting a facelift thanks to a state grant.

Multimedia Watch The Video Senator James Seward was at the Oneonta Theatre on Chestnut Street, where he announced $10,000 to help restore the landmark and assist with general operating expenses.

Senator Seward recalls standing outside the theatre as a child waiting to see the latest disney film.

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September 3, 2009
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Major Economic Development Initiative Is One of Seven Valesky Bills Signed into Law This Week

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Businesses that have found it difficult to navigate state regulations or find available funding will now have a place to go for help, thanks to one of seven bills sponsored by State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) that were signed into law yesterday.

The legislation (S3076) creates regional “one-stop” economic development centers where business owners can learn about state programs that benefit their businesses and receive help in navigating sometimes complicated federal, state and local regulations, including licensing and permitting.

August 27, 2009
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SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $8 MILLION IN RESTORE NY GRANTS FOR THE CITY OF YONKERS; Yonkers Awarded $8.9 million for Two Rehabilitation Projects

              Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District), Chair of the Senate Local Government Committee announced two grants totaling $8.9 million for the City of Yonkers as part of the third round of Restore NY grant program.   The

May 28, 2009
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SENATOR AUBERTINE APPOINTED CHAIR OF LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON RURAL RESOURCES

 

ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR UPSTATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

February 25, 2009
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