Issues: Miscellaneous

November Storm Victims Remembered

During legislative session in Senate Chambers Monday, Senator Robert Ortt (R,C,I-North Tonawanda) took a few minutes to thank Niagara Falls resident Ms. Barnette Burton, 63, for joining him in Albany to remember her son and the 12 others who lost their lives in the November storm. A ceremonious declaration was read aloud in honor of her son, Delancey Scott, 47, who froze to death.

Burton took a 6:30 a.m. train out of Niagara Falls today to join Senator Ortt and other state senators in Albany for the commemoration.

January 26, 2015
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IMPORTANT EMERGENCY INFORMATION

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Red Cross (Staten Island) ............................................................................1-718-983-1600

Con Edison (to report downed power lines) .............................................1-800-752-6633

National Grid (emergency gas safety service) ........................................... 718-643-4050

New York State Emergency Management Offi ce

(NYC Regional Office) ................................................................................... 631-952-6322

 

IMPORTANT WEBSITES

American Red Cross ...............................................................................www.redcross.org

January 26, 2015
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WNY Senators Honor Lives Lost in November Storm

During legislative session in Senate Chambers Monday, Senator Robert Ortt (R,C,I-North Tonawanda) took a few minutes to thank Niagara Falls resident Ms. Barnette Burton, 63, for joining him in Albany to remember her son and the 12 others who lost their lives in the November storm. A ceremonious declaration was read aloud in honor of her son, Delancey Scott, 47, who froze to death.

January 26, 2015
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FUNKE ANNOUNCES OFFICE LOCATIONS & KEY STAFF

New York State Senator Rich Funke today announced the locations and contact information for his District and Albany Offices, in addition to the key staff hires who will assist him in serving the residents of Monroe and Ontario counties. 
I ran for this office to give back to a community that has been great to me and my family, so nothing is more important to me than providing outstanding service to the people of our District,” said Funke. “I’m proud our Albany Office and centrally-located District Office are up and running and I’m pleased to be joined by a great team that will help me best represent our region.
Funke’s Albany and District Offices are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.

January 26, 2015
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EMERGENCY INFORMATION

With a  pending blizzard I wanted to provide you with contact numbers and websites where you can seek assistance during power outages or other emergencies. 

Emergency: Dial 911

Non-emergency requiring Police Response

January 26, 2015
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

Where is the Assembly?

     For the third time in the past year, I joined the overwhelming majority of my Senate colleagues in, once again, voting for a series of women’s equality bills that fight discrimination in our laws, ensure equal pay for equal work, and assist women who are victims of human trafficking, violence, and harassment. These are great bills that would do a great deal to address the inequality plaguing so many women in our society. So, with each of these bills having passed the Senate, the question remains, where is the Assembly? 

January 26, 2015
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News & Views With Senator Golden

Senator Golden talks about Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Priorities

January 26, 2015
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CON EDISON REMINDS CUSTOMERS TO USE A BLIZZARD OF CAUTION - Company Prepares for Major Snowstorm, Urges Customers to Stay Away from Downed Wires

NEW YORK -- Con Edison crews are preparing for the first major snowstorm of 2015, a nor’easter that could bring up to two feet of snow to parts of the region and cause near white-out conditions. The company

January 26, 2015
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Offices Closed Due to Snowstorm-TUESDAY January 27th

Due to the upcoming snowstorm, our offices will be closed on Tuesday January 27th.  We will be able to check messages while out of the office.  If we can be of any assistance during the storm, please call and leave a message at (914) 934-5250 and someone will get back to you as soon as possible. 

January 26, 2015
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WORKING TO BUILD A BETTER NEW YORK

Senator Ritchie’s Weekly Column 

January 26, 2015
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Senator Skelos' Snowstorm Assistance Information

With a major snowstorm predicted to impact our area today and tomorrow, below are contact numbers where you can get storm-related information or services. You may wish to print the attached PDF to keep on hand during the storm.

In addition, please read the information regarding important tips and suggested emergency items which may be helpful in case of an emergency.  Please stay safe and warm over the next few days.

January 26, 2015
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of January 26, 2015 ~ 'All eyes (should) turn to the budget'

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "All eyes (should) turn to the budget"

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the January 25th Corning Leader]

January 26, 2015
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It Is Not Important Which Diaz The Governor Mentioned

What You Should Know By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 It Is Not Important Which Diaz The Governor Mentioned You should know that the name Ruben Diaz was once again pronounced by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo during the State of the State Address on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. 

January 26, 2015
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Winter Safety Information from Senator Venditto

Once again, Long Island is bracing for another significant weather event. The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Long Island. It is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening with likely accumulations of 18-24" of snow. Below are useful links and phone numbers where you can get assistance. You may wish to print this out and keep it handy.

PSEG Long Island Web Site

PSEG Long Island Winter Safety Page

January 25, 2015
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WINTER STORM WARNING - NYC

Notification issued 1/25/15 at 6:33 AM. This is a correction to the previously issued Winter Storm Warning. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch citywide from Monday, 1/26 at 1:00 PM to Wednesday, 1/28 at 12:00 AM. Snow accumulations of 10-14 inches are possible. Visibilities are expected to be approximately one quarter mile or less at times. For updates please visit: http://www.weather.gov/nyc.

January 25, 2015
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CROCI NAMED CHAIRMAN OF STATE SENATE’S HOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE

 

State Senator Thomas D. Croci (R-Sayville) was designated Chairman of the Senate’s Homeland Security, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee by Majority Leader Dean Skelos.  

January 23, 2015
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