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NYC & COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS BEACHES IN STATEN ISLAND AS THE NEXT NEIGHBORHOOD X NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE

Family-Friendly Beaches, Attractions and Restaurants Along the Staten Island Shore Ready to Welcome New Yorkers and Visitors for Summer Fun

August 7, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT REGARDING PLANNED MARCH ON VERRAZANO NARROWS BRIDGE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today has issued the following statement regarding the announcement by Reverend Al Sharpton of the National Action Network to lead a march across the Verrazano Narrows Bridge on Saturday, August 23rd:

 

August 7, 2014
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SENATOR MARTINS & MAYOR SCHWARTZBERG ANNOUNCE DOT STUDYING SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON NORTHERN BOULEVARD IN ROSLYN ESTATES

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Village of Roslyn Estates Mayor Jeffrey B. Schwartzberg announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is studying safety improvements along Northern Boulevard in Roslyn Estates. 

August 7, 2014
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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LANZA BILL EXPANDING THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation, sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, to better protect children by adding school coaches to the the field of professionals required to report suspected abuse to authorities. This bill, (S.4751B/ A.421C) will also require coaches who currently hold or apply for a temporary coaching license or professional coaching certificate to complete two hours of training regarding the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.  

August 6, 2014
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The Undocumented Need Not Apply

As reported by the Village Voice:

"The more educated they are, the better it is for our workforce," says State Sen. Jose Peralta, a Democrat from Queens. "It's better for the city's economy, it's better for the state economy. It's better for everyone."

Peralta was a prime sponsor of the New York DREAM Act, voted down 30 — 29 by the state Senate earlier this year. 

For full article, click here.

August 6, 2014
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'NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen' ~ Read more on this weekend's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Read more on the observer-review.com, "NASCAR returns to Watkins Glen"

From the Star-Gazette, "10 Storylines for Cheese-It 355 at The Glen"

For more details on the weekend's full schedule, visit Watkins Glen International at theglen.com

August 6, 2014
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News & Views - August 2014

Watch the latest News & Views for exciting information about new jobs coming to the Rochester area! 

August 6, 2014
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Senator DeFrancisco Attends Zoo to You at the Fayetteville Free Library

Senator John A. DeFrancisco looks on as professionals from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo present live reptiles during the Zoo to You program at Fayeteville Free Library on August 5, 2014. 

Zoo to You is a traveling, educational program that visits schools, libraries, and community centers to increase awareness about animals, such as birds, reptiles, and invertebrates - among many others.

 

 

August 5, 2014
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Senator DeFrancisco Reads to Children at the Weedsport Free Library

Senator John A. DeFrancisco had a great time reading to children at the Weedsport Free Library on August 5, 2014, as part of the New York State Senate Summer Reading program.  

August 5, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN CONTINUES TO BRING ASSISTANCE TO SANDY STORM DAMAGED COMMUNITY

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), who was on the ground in the communities of Gerritsen Beach, Manhattan Beach and Sheepshead Bay during and since Superstorm Sandy, has scheduled another event, in his continued series of outreach, dedicated to the families of his district in need of rebuilding assistance.

 

Senator Golden today has announced that he will welcome the NYC Recovery Build It Back Program and the Department of Financial Services, to provide personal assistance for those still experiencing issues with Build It Back, mortgages, insurance and more, on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the Ancient Order of Hibernians at 2750 Gerritsen Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

August 5, 2014
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August 2014 Newsletter – Back to School

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August 5, 2014
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July 2014 Newsletter – Understanding Child Care

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Understanding Child Care

August 5, 2014
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June 2014 Newsletter

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August 5, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN: HELP TO MAKE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR A SUCCESS FOR LOCAL STUDENTS

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has joined forces with Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens to host a back to school collection drive for local students in need.

 

Residents are being encouraged to donate new school supplies including notebooks, crayons, back packs, pens, pencils, crayons, rulers, highlighters, washable glue sticks, 2-pocket folders, 3 x 5 line Index cards, etc.

 

August 5, 2014
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City Sides with Staten Island Elected Officials on Willowbrook Juvenile Detention Center

Borough President James Oddo (R-Staten Island), Senator Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island), Assemblyman Cusick (D-Staten Island) and Councilman Steven Matteo(R-Staten Island), announced today that the City Administration for Children Services (ACS) has scrapped their original plan for a juvenile justice residential site proposal. Under the original proposal, teenage boys convicted of crimes would have been housed in a “limited-secure” placement (LSP) facility at 1133 Forest Hill Road, Willowbrook.

August 5, 2014
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Cycle With the Senator Saturdays in August

Join State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Hollis) every Saturday in August for Cycle with the Senator, a program aimed at promoting exercise and good health.
  
Senator Smith will also be demonstrating the importance of bike safety, wearing a helmet and posing for photos with constituents. He encourages those who snap pix with him to post them to social media, setting an example for others to "move" on the path to good health.
  
Above, Senator Smith poses for a selfie with members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and WBLS radio personality Dr. Bob Lee.

 

August 5, 2014
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

Kicking the Can of Debt

 "Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery," Charles Dickens.

August 4, 2014
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Senator Rev Ruben Diaz and Fellow Ministers to Welcome Republican Lieutenant Governor Candidate to the Bronx

August 4, 2014

For Immediate Release

Senator Rev Ruben Diaz and Fellow Ministers to Welcome Republican Lieutenant Governor Candidate to the Bronx

On Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9AM Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will welcome Lieutenant Governor Candidate Christopher Moss to the Christian Community Neighborhood Church, located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, between Jennings and Freeman Streets, in the Bronx.

August 4, 2014
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SENATOR SKELOS' SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

The Safe Center of Long Island and their highly trained and compassionate staff offers social services including counseling, housing and more to victims of abuse and their non-offending family members. Each year The Safe Center of Long Island holds a school supply drive to help those families who are recovering from traumatic experiences and are in need of assistance.  This year it is my pleasure to partner with them and sponsor a School Supply Drive to support their efforts. Over the next few weeks I will be collecting new school supplies which will be distributed to families in need through The Safe Center of Long Island’s program.

August 4, 12:00 AM - August 22, 5:00 PM
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SENATOR GIPSON WELCOMES SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS, FIRST WOMAN CONFERENCE LEADER IN NYS HISTORY, TO DUTCHESS

For Immediate Release: August 4, 2014 Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON WELCOMES SENATOR ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS, FIRST WOMAN CONFERENCE LEADER IN NYS HISTORY, TO DUTCHESS

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – New York State Senator Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess, Putnam) welcomed Senate Democratic Conference Leader Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins to Dutchess County on Saturday, August 2nd, 2014, for the 3rd Annual Breaking Barriers Cultural Arts Expo in Poughkeepsie. Senator Stewart-Cousins was elected by her colleagues to serve as Leader of the Senate Democratic Conference in December 2012, becoming the first female leader of a legislative conference in New York State history.

August 4, 2014
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