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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senator Jack Martins was back in Elmont this past Saturday attending "The Sanctuary's" Block Party Community Day. The block party community day was a great success with a vibrant turnout. Children were very busy going on rides and climbing aboard the Elmont Fire Department Engine #1 to their great delight. Senator Martins was welcomed to the party by Sanctuary Pastor Jolly's wife Lisa, who introduced him to church members, and volunteers. During Senator Martins' visit, he thanked the volunteers for their hard work and received community input on issues impacting Elmont's neighborhoods. "Community events like this are what make Elmont such a special place. People work together and help one another in a positive way.