Issues: Children

R&B Artist Will Of Day 26 To Promote Anti-Violence. "Inspiring youth with words of encouragement."

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2009Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

September 30, 2009
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Sen. Foley & Community Leaders Celebrate Grand Opening of Brentwood State Park

Sen. Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) was joined by community leaders and fellow elected officials at the Brentwood State Park’s official opening ceremony

September 28, 2009
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Sen. Foley Announces $250,000 Grant for Sachem Public Library

Senator Brian X. Foley (D - Blue Point) announced  a major grant to beneift the Sachem Public Library during a recent visit to the library. Sen. Foley has secured $250,000 grant for the libray through the State Dormitory Authority.

The funding will go towards expanding the "teen service area" and the establishement of study/reading areas at the library. In addition, the library will now be able to purchase RFID equipment; a modern tool to better organize books throughout the library and make operations more efficient.

 

September 25, 2009
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Child Passenger Safety Event

New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith in conjunction with the Education and Assistance Corporation (EAC) Safe Start Program will host a free child car safety seat program during National Child Passenger Safety Week. Certified child passenger safety technicians will educate parents and caregivers on how to install their child’s safety seats properly in their vehicles.

September 17, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Diane Savino Hosts Annual Back To School Giveaway

NY1 VIDEO: More than 500 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center Wednesday for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino

September 11, 2009
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Sen. Foley Calls on Gov. Paterson to Sign Sex Offender E-Mail Notification Bill into Law

Sen. Foley and community advocates urge Governor Paterson to sign bill that would allow residents to receive instant e-mail alerts when a sex offender moves into their neighborhood

August 31, 2009
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Sen. Foley Announces $500,000 Grant to Build Spray Park in Brentwood

Timberline Park to become recreational destination for local residents

August 31, 2009
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Statement by NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery On The Federal Investigation of Four New York Juvenile Detention Facilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the wake of a federal investigation into the administration and oversight of four secure juvenile detention facilities in New York, I am angered as well as saddened by the inhumane treatment of troubled youth, many of whom are living with mental illnesses.

August 28, 2009
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Senator Savino Sponsors Back to School Blast

(Staten Island)- More than 800 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center, in Tompkinsville, Staten Island, on Wednesday, September 2, 20009, for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino.  The event, called the “Back to School Blast” , featured  free school supplies, free health screenings, healthy snacks, face painting, giveaways, as well as school and college-related information.

August 27, 2009
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Senator Velmanette Montgomery Letter To Commissioner John B. Mattingly re: Day Cares

August 26, 2009

Commissioner John B. MattinglyAdministration for Children Services150 William Street 18th FloorNew York, NY 10038

Dear Commissioner Mattingly:

There were a number of concerns raised at our public hearing over the proposed closure of over 120 ACS day care classrooms, and the transfer of over 3,500 four and five year old children from subsidized child care to kindergarten. Thanks to federal stimulus funding, and the intervention of the City Council, those closures were averted.

August 26, 2009
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Serrano at Island Kids Celebration

Senator Serrano was on Roosevelt Island for the culmination of the Island Kids Summer Camp. The camp is for children ages 5 to 13, and its programming includes swimming, sports, arts and crafts, music, culinary arts, and weekly field trips. This program offers partial and full scholarships to low-income families, who might otherwise not be able to participate. The 2009 season kicked off on July 7th, and there was an upbeat closing ceremony on August 26th.

August 26, 2009
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8/25/2009: Youth Detention Facilities

 

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SENATOR THOMAS K. DUANE

SENATOR VELMANETTE MONTGOMERY

SENATOR RUTH HASSELL-THOMPSON

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009

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August 25, 2009
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August 15, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Applauds NY State Housing Grant For Children's Village

( 35th District, NY) - Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins applauded the recent announcement by the Governor that Children's Village has been approved for a $4.9 financing grant to renovate 112 affordable housing units located on its Dobbs Ferry campus. The funding is part of larger financing package that is providing a total of $43.9 million from two state housing agencies toward constructing or renovating 800 affordable housing units across the state.

December 20, 2007
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