Issues: Arts and Culture

Senator Gianaris participated in Queens Library Family Literacy Walk

Senator Gianaris was one of the participants of Queens Library Family LiteracyWalk at Socrates Sculpture Park, an event that gathered people of different ages who walked  under the same cause.

October 16, 2012
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Cutting the Ribbon on Art Walk Expansion Project

On Thursday, I had the privilege to speak at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Art Walk Extension and Enhancement Project. The project reconstructs University Avenue from North Goodman Street to Union Street by replacing aging streets and sidewalks. The portion unveiled today runs east to west on University Avenue from Goodman Street to Union Street, and north to south on Goodman Street from Village Gates to the Rochester Museum and Science Center.

October 4, 2012
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Senator Martins Attends Telugu Literary and Cultural Association Picnic

Senator Jack M. Martins recently attended the Telugu Literary and Cultural Association (TLCA) Picnic, where he discussed issues with members of this prestigious Indian associations. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Christopher Morley Park. Senator Martins was honored to have spent time with the esteemed members of TLCA of New York, one of the earliest Indian Associations in North America and the first Telugu association. The TLCA was formed with the primary goal of promoting the Telugu Literary and Cultural Activities in the tristate area. Successive generations of Telugu children and adults have benefited from its tremendous success towards this goal, as can be seen by the vitality of its programs even 35 years later.

October 2, 2012
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RITCHIE GETS AN ‘A’ FROM NEW YORKERS FOR BETTER LIBRARIES

Group Ranks State Lawmakers on Support for Library Specific Legislation

State Senator Patty Ritchie has received an ‘A’ in a ranking of state lawmakers by New Yorkers for Better Libraries. 

September 28, 2012
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At the Santora Family Scholarship Fund Charity Run, commemorating September 11th

Senator Gianaris attended an event for the commemoration of September 11th at the Santora Family Scholarship Fund Charity Run.

September 12, 2012
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RITCHIE’S “WOMEN OF DISTINCTION” DISPLAY MOVES TO PULASKI PUBLIC LIBRARY

Invites People to Learn About Women’s History in New York State

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced her “Women of Distinction” exhibit is now on display at the Pulaski Public Library, located at  4917 North Jefferson St. in Pulaski.  The display is available for viewing during regular library hours.   

September 10, 2012
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Senator Gianaris with Joe DiPietro, President of FIAO

Senator Gianaris with Joe DiPietro, President of FIAO

August 30, 2012
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Path Through History Conference Highlights Heritage Tourism Promotion

   Senator Betty Little attended a conference in Albany on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, to discuss Governor Cuomo's new heritage promotion initiative, the Path Through History program. The conference brought together stakeholders from across the state to discuss regional opportunities to promote New York's history and attract more tourists.  Senator Little is pictured talking with Heather Mabee, Saratoga-Capital Region Parks Commission chairwoman.

 

August 28, 2012
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HEROES OF OUR HOMETOWNS

Channel 7's Katie Alexander reports on my new Hometown Heroes exhibit featuring 15 of the 45 area residents who have received the USA's top military decoration for valor--the Medal of Honor.

The exhibit is taking place at the Jefferson County Historical Society, the St. Lawrence County Historical Society, Madrid's Heritage Days, and coming soon to Oswego County.

See the full display now by clicking here.

August 23, 2012
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Morrison Avenue Music Festival

PRESS RELEASE

AUGUST 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZ

Morrison Avenue Music Festival

Nino Segarra, The Copa Cabana Band, Construccion Latina and Angelo y su Conjunto Modelo are some of the bands that will participate on one of the stages in the Morrison Avenue Festival in the Bronx.

This festival, (where there will be free entertainment, games and music for the whole family including the children) is sponsored by the Hispanic Federation, Senator Rubén Díaz, and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, and will be held on:

Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Morrison Avenue (between Westchester Avenue and Watson Avenue) starting at 1:00 p.m.

 

August 17, 2012
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Festival Musical de la Calle Morrison

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA

17 de agosto de 2012

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

Festival Musical de la Calle Morrison

Nino Segarra, La Copacabana Band, Construccion Latina y Angelo y su Conjunto Modelo, son algunas de las orquestas que participarán en uno de las dos tarimas en el Festival de la Calle Morrison en el Condado del Bronx.

Este Festival (donde habrá entretenimientos, juegos y música gratis para toda la familia y sus niños) es auspiciado por la Federación Hispana, el Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz,, y el Asambleísta Marcos Crespo, y se llevará acabo:

Sabádo, 18 de Agosto 2012 en Morrison Avenue entre Westchester Avenue y Watson Avenue, Bronx, NY, comenzando a la 1:00 p.m.

August 17, 2012
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Governor Approves Griffo-Brindisi Legislation for Snowmobiler Safety

Governor Approves Griffo-Brindisi Legislation for Snowmobiler Safety

August 16, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE TOURS STONE MILLS AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently visited the Stone Mills Agricultural Museum in La Fargeville for the organization’s “Meet and Greet” event. 

August 10, 2012
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MEXICO PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS RITCHIE “WOMEN OF DISTINCTION” DISPLAY

Display Encourages People to Learn About Notable Female New Yorkers

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced her “Women of Distinction” exhibit is on display at the Mexico Public Library, located at 3269 Main Street in Mexico.  The display is available for viewing during regular business hours.   

August 9, 2012
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August 20, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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