Issues: Youth

Senator DeFrancisco Visits with the Baldwinsville Football Team at the Capitol.

Senator DeFrancisco with the 2009 Undefeated Section III Baldwinsville Football Team.

March 10, 2010
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Sen. Foley, Small Businesses Rally to Protect Jobs, Oppose Wine Sale in Grocery Stores

On Saturday, March 6, 2010, State Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) was joined by small business owners and activists in rallying against the governor’s proposal to sell wine in grocery stores. The measure, which is proposed as part of the governor’s budget, will costs thousands of jobs at small wine and liquor stores across the state and increase access to alcohol for underage drinkers.

March 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Schenectady County 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Schenectady County as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are Kaitlin Arndell of Delanson (middle) and Sarah Shufon of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator. Senator Farley also discussed New York State government with them as part of the 75th annual event.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Saratoga County 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Saratoga County as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are (from left) Jake Singer of Ballston, Rachel Trojan of Scotia and Nancy Robertson, representing Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator. Senator Farley also discussed New York State government with them as part of the 75th annual event.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Fulton and Montgomery Counties 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with 4-H delegates from Fulton and Montgomery Counties as part of 4-H Capital Days in Albany on March 2nd. Pictured with Senator Farley are Sarah Wagoner of Johnstown and Lucas Chapin of Glen. Also at the breakfast was Craig Clark, representative for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery counties. Senator Farley met with them at a legislative breakfast in Albany and they shared their 4-H experiences with the Senator.

March 4, 2010
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Senator Martin Malavé Dilan Legislative Update

Senator Dilan speaks with Executive Director of the Cypress Hills Local Development Corp., Michelle Neugebauer about recent updates to services in Cypress Hills and City Line.

March 2, 2010
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Newsday: Brentwood rally aims to show support for state park

Surrounded by a crowd of some 250 youth soccer players and their families Sunday at Brentwood State Park, state Sen. Brian Foley sent a message he hoped Gov. David A. Paterson will hear.

February 24, 2010
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Sen. Foley & Advocates Rally to Save Long Island's Parks

Nearly 300 park goers from local communities joined State Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) at a rally to support Long Island’s parks. The rally came in response to Gov. Paterson’s proposed cuts targeting state parks in order to fix the budget deficit.

February 22, 2010
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Youth Leaders from Orleans and Niagara Counties Visit Albany

Senator Maziarz poses in the Senate lobby with youth leaders from Orleans and Niagara Counties who visited Albany this week.

February 10, 2010
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Seward Announces Funding For Healthier Kids

ONEONTA, 01/29/10 – Standing on a newly refurbished gymnasium floor, state Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that the 2009-2010 state budget includes at his request, a $30,000 senate grant toward facility improvements at the Oneonta Family YMCA.

February 1, 2010
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Senator Larkin Welcomes Leptondale Elementary School to Albany

Leptondale Elementary School teacher Karen Psilopoulos, her fourth grade students and their chaperones toured the New York State Capitol recently and met with Senator Bill Larkin on the Million Dollar Staircase.

January 28, 2010
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A guido by any other name ...

“Guido,” a term that’s derogatory to many was thrust into the spotlight by MTV’s realty show, “The Jersey Shore.”

To playwright Mario Fratti it represents the sophistication of the main character in Federico Fellini’s film “8 ½,” which he adapted for the Broadway musical and movie “Nine.” “That’s why I kept the name,” Fratti said.

January 22, 2010
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Gym.Tan. Laundry. Discuss.

Consider it an antipasto for tonight’s season finale of MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore.” The John D.

January 22, 2010
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Football team transcends field to measure success

NORTH SHORE -- The Staten Island Hurricanes’ youth football organization celebrated a season of success with a pizza party at the Modell’s Sporting Goods store in Travis Sunday.The party was hosted by state Senator Diane Savino and Modell’s to honor the four age divisions of Hurricanes teams, including the Midget division (13-15 age group) team that won the national championship under head coach Boli Johnson.

January 21, 2010
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Sen. Espada Led Bronx MLK March for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence

In tribute to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. was joined by clergy representing all religions, students of schools and members of athletic teams throughout the Bronx, and borough community leaders and residents in a massive “MLK March for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence.” Before the parade, with pledge cards in hand, Sen. Espada asked the borough’s youth to sign on to an anti-gun/gang pledge to help end violence and hate/bias crimes among young people in the Bronx.

January 19, 2010
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Sen. Espada Led Bronx MLK March for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence

In tribute to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., New York State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr. was joined by clergy representing all religions, students of schools and members of athletic teams throughout the Bronx, and borough community leaders and residents in a massive “MLK March for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence.” Before the parade, with pledge cards in hand, Sen. Espada asked the borough’s youth to sign on to an anti-gun/gang pledge to help end violence and hate/bias crimes among young people in the Bronx.

January 19, 2010
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R&B Artist Omarion To Visit The North West Community Center. "Inspiring youths with words of encouragement."

Buffalo, NY-  New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), Jet Blue Airlines, Towne Ballroom and Kholes Entertainment will present R&B artist Omarion with a proclamation from the New York State Senate during his visit to Buffalo on Saturday, January 16, 2010.  This event will take place at the North West Community Center at 155 Lawn Avenue  in Buffalo  at 5:00 PM.

January 15, 2010
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Spaghetti Dinner for Barnard Fire Department's Johnathan Davis

On Sunday, January 17th, from Noon until 6:00 p.m., the Barnard Fire Department is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Johnathan Davis, a member of its explorer post. Johnathan, a 16-year old, and a junior at Greece Odyssey, suffered a seizure caused by a cancerous brain tumor in July, 2009. For more information on the dinner, and Johnathan's story, click on this link to read a recent Greece Post article.

January 14, 2010
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