Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR MARTINS OFFERING FREE PET RESCUE ALERT STICKERS TO RESIDENTS

Stickers Help Alert Firefighters that there are Animals in the House In Case of a Fire

     Senator Jack Martins (R-7th Senate District) is informing residents that his office has free pet rescue alert stickers available to help them protect their pets in an emergency situation.

     The pet rescue alert sticker can be placed on a homeowner’s window or door to notify firefighters that there are animals in the home in the event of a fire. Residents can list the number, type, and names of pets they have so firefighters will know exactly how many animals are in the home.

April 17, 2014
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LOHUD: SPECIAL NEEDS AWARENESS DAY SET 5/3 IN BREWSTER

By: Randi Weiner

Information, resources and vendors involved in special education programs and products will be featured at a special needs awareness event set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy campus in Brewster.

April 17, 2014
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THE COURIER: HUNDREDS ATTEND SENIOR HEALTH FAIR AT PHC

By: ERIC GROSS

Louise Cantarella of Carmel, a volunteer at Putnam Hospital Center, was relieved that her blood pressure was perfect. “Not bad for a gal my age,” said the “seasoned” citizen who was among some 300 area residents from across the region who participated in Friday’s senior health fair at the hospital to help celebrate PHC’s golden anniversary.

April 16, 2014
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Monthly Column: New State Budget gives all Western New Yorkers the opportunity to succeed!

By: Michael H. Ranzenhofer

 

By working together in a bi-partisan manner, we’ve just enacted the 2014-15 State Budget.  Not only is the budget on-time for the fourth consecutive year, it’s also the fourth consecutive one to reduce taxes.  More importantly, this fiscal plan is balanced and responsible.

 

The new State Budget will help New York to move in the right direction and give all Western New Yorkers the opportunity to succeed!  

 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN URGES COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is encouraging residents to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal at the 8th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative, Saturday, April 26, 2012, from 10 AM to 2 PM at either the 68th Precinct (333-65th Street), or the 61st Precinct (2575 Coney Island Avenue).

 

April 16, 2014
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Statement by Senator Avella on the Ferry Crash in South Korea

I was extremely saddened to hear the news of the tragic ship accident that occurred this morning in South Korea.  The ship was carrying hundreds of people, mainly young school children, and my thoughts are with their parents right now.  I sincerely hope all the missing will be found alive and safely returned to their loved ones. I also extend my deepest sympathy to the victims and their family members.

April 16, 2014
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THE COURIER: HEROIN EPIDEMIC KILLS 38 YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS PUTNAM

Putnam’s heroin scourge has reached epidemic proportions with 38 young people fatally overdosing since 2012 and arrests increasing countywide for heroin sales and possession by more than 300 percent.

The startling revelations were made Friday at a forum in Mahopac attended by school and town officials from throughout the Putnam, northern Westchester, south- ern Dutchess region—a gettogether coordinated by State Senator Greg Ball and the Putnam Valley based Peers Influence Peers Program.

April 16, 2014
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Senator Smith meets with members of the Transit Workers Union

Senator Smith meets with members of the Transit Workers Union.

April 16, 2014
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Senator Smith meets with area clergy the Rev. Phil Craig and the Rev. Raymond Blanchette

Senator Smith meets with area clergy the Rev. Phil Craig and the Rev. Raymond Blanchette.

April 16, 2014
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32BJ Fair Wages Rally at JFK

32BJ Fair Wages Rally at JFK 

April 16, 2014
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NYS State Budget & Transportation Town Hall Meeting 4/10/14

NYS State Budget & Transportation Town Hall Meeting 4/10/14

April 16, 2014
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Senator Smith meets with UFT to discuss UPK.

Senator Smith meets with UFT to discuss UPK.

April 16, 2014
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3rd Annual 'I Love My Park Day' on May 3rd

Elmira, N.Y. April 16 —State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) reminded area residents today that the 3rd Annual “I Love My Park Day” will take place on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at state parks and historic sites across New York, including events at several local sites. 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR BALL TO HOST SPECIAL NEEDS AWARENESS DAY ON MAY 3RD

Brewster, N.Y. – 04/16/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) will host a Special Needs Awareness Day on Saturday, May 3, 2014, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Campus.

Over thirty vendors will provide awareness, information, and resources for families with special needs. Senator Greg Ball has worked to organize the event with his Special Needs Advisory Council.

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR JOHN BONACIC SECURES $50,000 GRANT FOR THE TOWN OF NEVERSINK

Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C – Mount Hope) announces that the Town of Neversink has been awarded $50,000 in funding from the Municipal Facilities Program. 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN ON MAYOR’S RELATED TO SANDY RECOVERY AS HE MARKS 100 DAYS IN OFFICE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) has issued the following comments related to Super Storm Sandy recovery in New York City, following the Mayor’s address this afternoon at Cooper Union, in which Senator Golden attended:

 

"Today, Mayor De Blasio announced that all people who need to have their homes rebuilt, regardless of their priority, will have their homes rebuilt. I want to thank the Mayor for ensuring that Priority I, II, & III will have the funding needed in order to get their lives back to normal following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy.

 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR MARTINS HELPS CELEBRATE OPENING DAY OF 2014 LITTLE LEAGUE SEASON IN WILLISTON PARK

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with the Williston Park Little League in celebrating the opening day of the 2014 little league season. Senator Martins offered his best wishes to the players, coaches, and parents for a fun and safe season.

     Senator Martins is pictured handing the ball to Williston Park Little Leaguer Philip Arnold to begin the 2014 little league season. 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FREE SHREDDING EVENT TO HELP YOU PROTECT AGAINST IDENTITY THEF

Brooklyn –State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), is announcing plans to host simultaneous free shredding events, on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at both of his Brooklyn district offices, located at 7408-5th Avenue and at 3604 Quentin Road. Senator Golden is partnering with the community in protecting residents against identity theft. Those attending should bring as many personal documents as they wish to shred.

 

April 16, 2014
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SENATOR GIPSON’S STATEMENT ON MASTER TEACHERS SELECTIONS

For Immediate Release: April 15, 2014 Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON’S STATEMENT ON MASTER TEACHERS SELECTIONS

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) issued the following statement on the announcement of new state Master Teachers from the 41st Senate District:

"These leaders in our educational community will help empower current and future STEM educators to ensure our schools are preparing students for college and successful career paths. Investing in our educators and students is a smart investment in our state's future that will enable our children to compete in a modern global economy.

April 15, 2014
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