Issues: Youth

Thumbs Up to Babylon High School Students Pledging NOT to Text and Drive

Babylon High School students took a pledge to X the Text while driving as part of Allstate Insurance Company's national public awareness campaign.  Students received thumb bands which read "Txting Kills" to remind them that texting while driving is one of the most dangerous driver distractions facing teens today. 

January 12, 2010
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Senator Robach Joins Newest Eagle Scouts from Troop 152

Senator Robach joined the newest Eagle Scouts from Troop 152 in Brighton on Monday night. The Eagle Scouts are Chris DeVos, Alex Elkins, and Daniel Taillie. For more information on the troop, you can visit www.brightontroop152.org.

 

January 7, 2010
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January 7, 2010
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Sen. Foley Introduces Legislation to Combat Growing Drug Addiction Crisis on Long Island

Denise's Law will help parents keep minors in detox treatment, requires healthcare coverage for detox treatment

January 6, 2010
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SENATOR PRESENTS CAPITAL FUNDING SUPPORT TO YOUTH CULTURAL ARTS PROGRAM

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

December 22, 2009
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Senator Alesi Protecting Child Safety

For several years now, Senator Alesi has sponsored numerous bills that tackle the issue of removing dangerous toxins from toys, novelty products, costume jewelry, candy, and drinking water.             Toxins such as chromated copper arsenate (CCA), lead, phthalates, and bisphenol-A (BPA) have been found in playgrounds and in many common products such as toys, pacifiers, and baby bottles.

December 21, 2009
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Update on Home Town Football Teams

The PeeWee's returned to Nationals full throttle winning the first two games. Many of the players won a National tittle in 2008 as Jr PeeWee's.  They defeated the MLK Texans 24-6 in their first game of the week.  The next Stop Was the Scottsdale Firebirds,pulling out a 19-6 victory here landed the Hurricane PeeWee's in the National Tittle Game.  The Parkside Warriors jumped on the canes right out the gate, dressed in uniformes simular in color and style to the Canes, remembering last years pounding they took in a loss to the Hurricanes.

December 14, 2009
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December 14, 2009
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SENATOR PARKER PRESENTS CEREMONIAL CHECK TO LOCAL COMMUNITY YOUTH ORGANIZATION

In his continued efforts to spread the holiday joy, State Senator Kevin Parker will present a ceremonial $100,000 check to the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club to aid in the development and expansion of the youth organization facility which has successfully served the Flatbush district for many years.

December 11, 2009
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Staten Island Hurricanes Win the Americacn Youth Football Championship

The Midget Division of local football team the Staten Island Hurricanes won the football National Championship Games. The division, which includes 14 - 15 year old players, took place in Orlando, Fl, from December 5th to the 12th.  The Peewee Team  kicks off their Championship game at 4pm today.

 

 

December 11, 2009
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Brentwood Soccer Club to Play on New Turf!

Members of the Brentwood Soccer Club join their President Violet Smith and Sen. Own H. Johnson at the newly constructed fields at Brentwood State Park. 

December 4, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

Community joins in effort to support the Staten Island Hurricanes

 

December 4, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

(Staten Island)-Senator Diane J. Savino, a strong supporter of the Staten Island Hurricanes, a local youth football league, announced today, a successful fundraising drive to pay for the team's trip to the National Football Championships in Orlando, Fl. 

December 4, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

Community joins in effort to support the Staten Island Hurricanes

December 3, 2009
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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

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Senator Savino Secures Funds to Send Local Youth Football Champs to National Championships

Community joins in effort to support the Staten Island Hurricanes

December 3, 2009
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School Safety Forum: "Keeping Our Children Safe"

The Senator Malcolm A. Smith Education Advisory Committee, Community Church of the Nazarene, Center for Community Development and Education Reform, African American/ Caribbean Education Association, Inc. will host a school safety forum: “Keeping Our Children Safe”.

December 5, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senator Savino Holds Turkey Giveaway

(Staten Island)—Thursday, November 19th, Senator Diane J.

November 25, 2009
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Sen. Foley, Supervisor Nolan Announce Winning Design for Brentwood Spray Park, as Chosen by Local Students

State Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) and Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan announced the winning design for a spray park to be built in Brentwood, as chosen by students in the Brentwood School District.

November 12, 2009
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Senator José M. Serrano and NYS Senate Launch Revolutionary Open Legislation Website at Harlem High School

(New York, NY) - Today, Senator Jose M. Serrano launched the Senate's new Open Legislation  website through an interactive presentation to students at the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics.

November 5, 2009
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