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Gotham Gazette

by José M. Serrano

July 6, 2009

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July 6, 2009
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Senator Larkin Supports Student Literacy and Learning With Summer Reading Program

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) wants students to have fun reading and keep learning this summer with the 2009 New York Statewide Summer Reading Program “Be Creative @ Your Library.

July 2, 2009
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Senator Griffo at Clarkson University (Part 1)

Senator Griffo and Clarkson president Tony Collins announce funding to make Clarkson's Alumni Gymnasium more energy efficient.

July 1, 2009
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Holy Cross School - Group 1

It was a pleasure meeting these students, who came to Albany to tour the New York State Capitol.

June 23, 2009
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Holy Cross School - Group 2

It was a pleasure meeting these students, who came to Albany to tour the New York State Capitol.

June 23, 2009
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Padavan Attends PS 135Q Graduation Ceremony

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for students from PS 135Q, the Bellaire School, at the New Greater Bethel Ministries in Queens Village. During his keynote address, Senator Padavan praised the fifth grade graduates for their hard work and success in their studies and urged them to volunteer and get involved in their community. Senator Padavan with Nicolette Berry and Delroy Brockett who performed a wonderful rendition of Frank Sinatra’s classic “My Way” during PS 135Q’s graduation ceremony

June 22, 2009
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Padavan Presents NYS Senate Outstanding Achievement Medal During PS 135Q Graduation

Senator Padavan presents Andrea Cadomigara with the New York State Senate Outstanding Achievement Medal during PS 135Q’s graduation ceremony on June 19, 2009. 

June 22, 2009
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Padavan Delievers Keynote Speech at PS 135Q Graduation

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) was the keynote speaker at the graduation ceremony for students from PS 135Q, the Bellaire School, at the New Greater Bethel Ministries in Queens Village. During his keynote address, Senator Padavan praised the fifth grade graduates for their hard work and success in their studies and urged them to volunteer and get involved in their community. Padavan addresses the graduates from PS 135Q during their commencement ceremony on June 19.

June 22, 2009
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Wheeler Elementary Student Council

I was very happy to meet this bright group of students, who are members of Wheeler Elementary School’s Student Council. They visited Albany to tour the New York State Capitol and learn about our state government.

June 17, 2009
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Hero Superintendent presented with New York State Senate Liberty Award

After presenting South Orangetown Schools Superintendent Kenneth Mitchellwith the New York State Senate Liberty Award, the state's highest honor,Senator Thomas P.  Morahan and Mitchell listen intently as South OrangetownMiddle School student government co-presidents (l-r) Zoe Ferranti andYvonne Cheng thank Dr. Mitchell for keeping the students and staff during arecent "code red" incident involving a gunman.

June 17, 2009
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Hero superintendent receives state awards at S. Orangetown Middle School

 

Ethan Klapper
eklapper@lohud.com

BLAUVELT - Flanked by state, local and school officials, South Orangetown Schools Superintendent Kenneth Mitchell received awards and praise at a ceremony yesterday honoring his actions on Tuesday.

Mitchell, who pinned a gunman to the floor of his office in South Orangetown Middle School, was honored by state Sen. Thomas P. Morahan and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee at the middle school.

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June 17, 2009
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Bishop's Academy at St. Charles

It was very nice meeting this wonderful group of students from the Bishop's Academy at St. Charles. I am glad that they came to Albany to tour the New York State Capitol and meet with me.

June 17, 2009
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Senator DeFrancisco Speaks with Roberts School Students Regarding the Leadership Change in Albany

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) today addressed the group of students from Roberts School who were in the Senate Chamber during the leadership change in Albany. The students, who are members of Roberts School’s student government, we able to ask the Senator questions about what occurred in Albany this week and what he expects to happen next week.  

June 12, 2009
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Elmcrest Elementary School

I am glad that these Elmcrest Elementary School students had the opportunity to tour the New York State Capitol and learn about our state government.

June 12, 2009
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Robert Elementary Student Council

These student council members had the opportunity to tour the New York State Capitol and learn about state government.

June 9, 2009
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Seymour Elementary School

I am very glad that these students had the chance to visit Albany and tour the New York State Capitol.

June 9, 2009
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