ONEONTA, 08/16/10 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today announced that military veterans in need of a new “ID” card can seek assistance in Oneonta this week.
Representatives from the Albany VA Hospital will be in Oneonta at the Veteran’s Club, 279 Chestnut Street, Thursday, August 19th from 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Officials will be taking ID photos during the event. Veterans are asked to bring their DD214 or discharge papers.
NYS Senator Eric Adams, Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Chair, marks the signing into law of S6279, his legislation ensuring that all veterans receive credit for their military service when applying for Mitchell Lama housing
NYS Senator Eric Adams states: “The Mitchell Lama housing program was created in 1955 to provide affordable rental and cooperative housing to moderate and middle income working families in New York City. Reasonably priced rents and maintenance make the program a very popular one, and there are often long waiting lists for each development.
State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that final approval has been given by the appropriate State agencies to release the funds necessary to continue construction on the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. For years, Senator Nozzolio has worked hard to establish a world-class veterans’ cemetery on the site of the former Sampson United States Naval and Air Force Base.
State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that final approval has been given by the appropriate State agencies to release the funds necessary to continue construction on the Sampson Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. For years, Senator Nozzolio has worked hard to establish a world-class veterans’ cemetery on the site of the former Sampson United States Naval and Air Force Base.
On Friday, July 23, Senator Robach helped dedicate Max Lill Drive, which will run from South Avenue to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park. James "Max" Lill died last month at age 64. Lill was instrumental in the construction of the nationally renowned Memorial. The memorial was opened to the public on September 8, 1996.
Queens, NY, July 12, 2010 – NY State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) today announced the passage of legislation which would direct the NYS Division of Veterans Affairs to provide information regarding available resources to assist veterans in establishing and sustaining a business.
“I am very pleased that this important legislation was passed by the Senate,” said Senator Addabbo. “The purpose of this legislation is to require the Division of Veterans Affairs to provide information regarding resources that are available to assist veterans in establishing and sustaining a small business by maintaining a small business portal on the division’s Web site,” explained the Senator.
Video of when Merrick Veteran Robert Tom Riordan was inducted into the NYS Senate's Veterans Hall of Fame by Senator Fuschillo. Tom is a longtime American Legion member who has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of other veterans and soldiers currently serving overseas.
As we celebrate the birth of our nation this Fourth of July, may we stand together in appreciation of the sacrifices made by the men and women of our military and trust that the freedoms they defend will always be ours to enjoy.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Marc Alessi today announced that legislation they sponsored to create the ‘Lt. Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Way’ in the Town of Shelter Island has passed both houses. The measure designates a portion of New York State Route 114 in memory of Lt. Joseph J.
The State Senate has today passed legislation (S.8289) sponsored by Senator William T. Stachowski (D, Lake View) that would create a new crime for cemetery desecration of a veteran cemetery plot, grave or burial place. The measure would also prohibit anyone from selling veteran commemorative cemetery markers, flag holders, monuments, statues or other physical memorabilia that are over 75 years old if those items are already placed or located within a cemetery.
The New York State Senate has passed legislation (S.6277-A) sponsored by Senator William T. Stachowski (D, Lake View) that would designate a portion of U.S. Route 62 as the "National Veteran's Highway."
55 World War II veterans returned home to Rochester from Washington, D.C. on Father's Day. Senator Robach welcome them back home at the Rochester International Airport following their Honor Flight. For more information on Honor Flight Rochester, visit www.honorflightrochester.org.
NYS Senator Eric Adams announces that S7275, legislation known as the “POW-MIA flag bill,” has passed in the Senate. The bill requires the NYS Capitol to fly the Prisoner Of War – Missing In Action Flag whenever the U.S. flag is flown.
I would like to take this opportunity to announce a new initiative taking place in our community. The New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs along with veterans service organizations, federal, state and local agencies will be hosting a benefit seminar for veterans age 55 and older. This seminar will provide veterans and their families with information on programs and services in New York State that may be available to them. The event will occur on June 24th at the Monroe Community College.