Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR GOLDEN COMMENDS GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR SIGNING THE WORLD TRADE CENTER DISABILITY LAW

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), today is commending Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for ensuring New York State’s commitment to those who have fallen ill in the wake of the recovery efforts at Ground Zero, and signing S7628-A/A9562-A into law.

 

November 21, 2014
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Senator Flanagan Joins ReesSpecht Life And Family Service League Toy Drive

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) has announced that his office is joining with ReesSpecht LIFE and Family Service League for a special Toy Drive during the upcoming holiday season. Project TOY (Treasure Our Youth) will help local families in need have a happy holiday season.

“This is a great program that my office is proud to participate in to help make the upcoming holidays brighter for our entire community. Hopefully, we can all join together to help ensure that every child has a happy holiday season,” stated Senator Flanagan.

November 21, 2014
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2015 Questions and Answers About Enhanced STAR

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November 21, 2014
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Coats for Kids Donation

A big THANK YOU to the Scott Spino Foundation for their generous donation of over 100 winter coats for my Coats for Kids Drive! These winter coats will be given to needy children throughout our community, helping to keep them warm this winter season. Way to go Scott Spino Foundation!

November 21, 2014
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November 25, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Bill Perkins Hosts 8th Annual Holiday Seasonal Open House | 12.12.2014

On Friday, December 12th, please join Senator Bill Perkins at our 8th Annual Holiday Seasonal Open House as we celebrate the holiday season with an evening of food, music & song.

 

To all who join us, please bring an un-wrapped toy to support underserved families in our Senate District. 

 

Important date/time/location details include:

 

When:  Friday, December 12, 2014

Where:  Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building | 163 West 125th Street , Suite 912

Time:  4:00-PM—7:00-PM

 

 Please RSVP TO SENATOR PERKINS’ OFFICE @ 212-222-7315

December 12, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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November 25, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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November 25, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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STATEMENT FROM STATE SENATOR GOLDEN ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE VERRAZANO-NARROWS BRIDGE

Brooklyn, NY – Preceding this week’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, State Senator Martin J. Golden issued the following statement:

 

November 20, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN CONTINUES TO CALL ON MAYOR DEBLASIO TO ADDRESS ISSUE OF ILLEGAL CONVERSIONS IN THE WAKE OF BROOKLYN FIRE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today has issued the following statement following last night’s fire in an illegally subdivided building on Flatbush Avenue that killed one and injured fifteen:

 

“The issues surrounding illegal conversions overtaking communities in our City, including in my district in Southwest Brooklyn, has been the topic of many conversations amongst my colleagues in government, community organizations and residents. Last night’s fire on Flatbush Avenue, which resulted in a loss of life and many injured, further highlights the need for Mayor Bill de Blasio to create a multi-agency task force to address this issue.

 

November 20, 2014
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Media Advisory: Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be Guest on The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arb

Albany, NY - Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins will be a guest on The Capitol Pressroom this morning at 11:30 AM.

WHAT: Interview on The Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter

WHO: Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins

WHEN: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11:30 AM

November 20, 2014
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Senator Flanagan Assists Commack Library In Providing Life Saving Apparatus To Patrons

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) announced that his office has secured $10,000 in state funding for the Commack Public Library as part of the 2014-15 State budget. The funding will be used by the library to offset the cost of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) program.

The library will use funding secured by Senator Flanagan to purchase AED equipment as well as to obtain a special cabinet that will house the lifesaving device. The funding will also be used to support the training of library staff so that any patron who suffers a cardiac emergency will be assisted as quickly as possible.

November 19, 2014
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JFK Airport Rally To Raise The Minimum Wage

On Tuesday afternoon, Unite Here Local 100, Senator James Sanders, Jr., Senator-elect Leroy Comrie, Assemblyman David Weprin, Assemblyman Victor M. Pichardo, Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilman Rory Lancman joined community organizations to support Airport Workers in their quest to receive a living wage. In July, Governors Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced an agreement which enabled employees of contractors and subcontractors at JFK and LaGuardia airports earning minimum wage to receive pay increases from $9 to $10.10, linked to increases in the consumer price index, went into effect July 31, 2014.

November 19, 2014
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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS SENATOR LANZA’S BILL TO PROVIDE NYC EMPLOYEES WITH MILITARY SERVICE CREDIT

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law Senate Bill S.4819, authored by Senator Andrew Lanza, to grant

November 19, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTINGS TO BRING HOLIDAY CHEER TO THE COMMUNITY

Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), who this week is delivering turkeys to local food pantries and senior centers in preparation for Thanksgiving, is today announcing his plans to host two Christmas tree lightings which promise to bring holiday cheer and excitement, with a special visit from Santa Claus and hot chocolate for all.

 

November 19, 2014
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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE & MENORAH LIGHTING CEREMONY

Join the Pleasant Plains, Prince’s Bay, Richmond Valley Civic Association for theirAnnual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony

Date: Sunday, December 7th

Time: 4:30pm

Location: Lady Victory Statue - Intersection of Bloomingdale Road & Amboy Road

December 7, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz to Hold Wednesday Morning Prayer Vigil at Bronx Criminal Court

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 19, 2014By: Senator Rev. Rubén DíazSenator Rev. Ruben Diaz to Hold Wednesday Morning Prayer Vigil at Bronx Criminal CourtSenator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will hold a prayer vigil this Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 9AM at the Bronx Hall of Justice located at 265 East 161st Street in the Bronx. Criminal charges of second-degree rape have been brought against Mr. Nanic Aidasani, a licensed practical nurse who worked at the Manhattanville Rehabilitation & HealthCare Center in Riverdale. Mr. Aidasani, who has been accused of the assault, will appear in Court. The victim is an elderly woman who suffers from dementia.

November 18, 2014
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Senator Patty Ritchie Delivers $50,000 for Mexico Public Library

Funding  to be used to repair damaged roof and improve facilities  

Continuing her strong commitment to local libraries, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced $50,000 in special funding to make much needed repairs and upgrades to the Mexico Public Library.

November 18, 2014
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Carmel, Ship Serviceman 2nd Class Raymond Matthews

Ship Serviceman 2nd Class Ray Matthews was born in Verplanck, New York on February 25, 1927, the second of five children of Rance and Julia Matthews. When his older brother Dave went into the Navy, Ray decided to follow, enlisting in September of 1944. Serving on the U.S.S. Sirona in the Pacific Theatre of Operation, he would go on to participate in campaigns that earned him five medals/ribbons, including the Victory Medal, the American Theatre Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Medal, the Philippines Liberation Ribbon, and the Navy Occupation Service Medal.

November 18, 2014
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Senior Roundtable Breakfast: Caregiving Conversation with Jane Gross

Senator Liz Krueger’s Roundtable for Boomers & Seniors is a 5-part program that provides an opportunity for constituents to come together to explore life issues that are relevant across the age span.

This year we will be looking at Caregiving and all its aspects. The first session of this popular program will take place on Thursday morning, November 20th, at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street. The program runs from 8:30 am – 10:30 am. Bagels and coffee will be served.

November 20, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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