Issues: Youth

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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Walk for Peace to End Gun and Youth Violence

Join us as we gather in front of the Paradise Theater on Grand Concourse and Walk for Peace to prevent Gun and Youth Violence in unity to the First Union Baptist Church for a memorial service in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led by Rev. Dr. James E. Wilson, Jr., Senior Pastor.9:00 am January 18, 2010 Paradise Theater, 2403 Grand Concourse11:00 am January 18, 2010 First Union Baptist Church 2064 Grand ConcoursePlease RSVP:Marzetta Harris, Senator Espada’s Office (718)220-5480

January 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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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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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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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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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