Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Farley Says Beware E-ZPass E-mail Scam

Many New Yorkers have received an e-mail claiming to be from E-ZPass and saying they owe money for unpaid tolls.

If you receive this e-mail, which appears official-looking, do not open or respond to it. It is not from E-ZPass and should be deleted. To see an example of this email, click here.

If you have an E-ZPass account and have any questions about its status, call 1-800-333-8655.

 

July 14, 2014
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

The New, New York Middle Ground 

     When did bipartisanship become a bad thing?

     Well, one group of radicals here in New York is so upset that Republicans and Democrats were working together that they launched an all out war to stop it. They actually targeted people who were working together for progress. What’s worse is that it worked, and that should scare the hell out of all Long Islanders.

July 11, 2014
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August 20, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 13, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 6, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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July 30, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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July 16, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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“Woman of Distinction" 2014 Honoree Adjoa Gzifa

Senator Smith honored Adjoa Gzifa as his 2014 “Woman of Distinction,” an award given to outstanding women living and working in New York State whose contributions have enriched the quality of life in their community and beyond.

 

 

July 11, 2014
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Career Day at PS 48 in Jamaica

Senator Smith was the keynote speaker at Career Day at PS 48 in Jamaica and enjoyed the opportunity to visit classrooms and talk to students about state government. 

July 11, 2014
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New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame Honoree Blossom Ferguson

Senator Smith chose Blossom Ferguson for the 2014 New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame an award created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life.

 

 

July 11, 2014
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Senator Smith takes time out to encourage youth to pursue their dreams.

Youth enrichment and education is a very important to Senator Smith, who is a father and family man, so he tries to encourage children to dream big and work towards their goals. He is motto is “Wish it. Dream it. Do it.”

 

 

July 11, 2014
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RIP Ruby Dee – 1922-2014

Senator Smith said: "We have lost a true stage and screen legend - Ruby Dee. She was a perfect combination of grace and grit and made huge strides in the entertainment industry at a time when African-American women were given little space in movies and on stage. Ruby was one of the greatest thespians of our time and she leaves behind a stellar body of work that will surely serve to inspire future generations."

July 11, 2014
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Remembering Dora Young - Street Renaming

Dora Young was  the 29th Assembly District Leader and Executive Co-Leader of the Guy R. Brewer Democratic Club, who as the City Clerk of Queens married over 300,000 couples civil ceremonies at Borough Hall. She was honored with a street renaming - 197th Street at the corner of Linden Blvd. has been renamed Dora H. Young Way. Senator Smith is seen here with Brenda Carr, Dora Young's niece. (second from left), Millie Rivas, Fred Simmons and some young constituents

July 11, 2014
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Senator Smith in the community speaking to constituents.

Senator Smith loves speaking directly to constituents in the community and listening to their problems and concerns, so that he can use that information to be a more effective leader.

July 11, 2014
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July 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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July 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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August 15, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Senator Andrew Lanza Offers Summer Safety Tips

Helpful Summer Safety Tips

From family barbecues, to hiking and boating, to sitting on a sandy beach with a good book, summer is always a fantastic time to enjoy all that the Empire State has to offer.  

But the summer months can also bring some potential dangers, especially as temperatures begin to rise.   To help you stay safe during periods of excessive heat, the State Department of Health and the State Office of Emergency Management are offering the following safety tips:

July 10, 2014
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August 8, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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