Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Farley Participates in Annual Flag Day Parade

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) enjoyed participating in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Flag Day on June 11th.

June 12, 2015
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FUNKE TO HOST ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT AT EASTVIEW MALL ON JUNE 27TH

Senator Rich Funke will host a free electronics recycling event, facilitated by Sunnking Electronics, at Eastview Mall on Saturday, June 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. The event will be held in the Regal Theater parking lot.

For a list of acceptable items, please visit

http://www.sunnking.com/consumer-business/acceptable-materials/ 

Time Warner Cable and Eastview Mall are supporting sponsors.

June 27, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Flag Day Ceremony

Williamsville, NY - Senator Ranzenhofer participates in a Flag Day Ceremony at Forest Elementary School.

June 12, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN GIVES HOPE TO NEW YORKERS BATTLING LYMPHEDEMA

Albany– State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that legislation he sponsored, S. 1058 that would create a Lymphedema and Lymphatic Diseases Research Grants Program in New York, has been passed by the State Senate. The legislation is designed to promote a greater scientific understanding of lymphedema and lymphatic disease.

The Research Grants Program would award funds, in an amount not in excess of $50,000, to biomedical research institutions that are conducting direct research related to Lymphedema and Lymphatic Disease. Additional mechanisms are also outlined to additionally support research, as well as providing a program report to the Governor, Senate and Assembly.

June 11, 2015
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St. Michael School fifth-grade class visits Senator O'Mara at the New York State Capitol

In the photo above, Senator O’Mara visits with a 5th-grade class from St. Michael School in Penn Yan, New York

The students and their instructor, Keith Prather, were in Albany today as part of a class trip.

June 11, 2015
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FUNKE TO HOST JOBS FAIR AT MCC ON JUNE 18TH

Senator Rich Funke today announced he will be hosting a free jobs fair, facilitated by the August Group, at Monroe Community College’s Flynn Center on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.. Area residents seeking employment or a career change are invited to attend to connect with prospective employers from around the Greater Rochester region.

“When you are out of a job, nothing matters more,” said Funke. “Our free jobs fair will be a great opportunity for job seekers to connect with exciting employers in some of our area’s fastest growing fields, like healthcare, advanced manufacturing, professional services, and so many more. If you are looking for a job or a career change, we hope to see you at MCC on June 18th!”

June 11, 2015
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June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto Serves as Grand Marshal for the 2015 Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Street Festival

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) had the opportunity to be the Grand Marshal for the 2015 Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Street Festival. Senator Venditto attended the Festival with his wife Antonella, and their son Andrew.

June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto helps at the Massapequa Preserve Clean-up

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) had the opportunity to help out at the Massapequa Preserve Clean-up that Legislator Rose Walker and Legislator James Kennedy sponsored. Volunteers cleaned and beautified the preserve with the help of residents of Massapequa, Boy Scouts, and students from the Massapequa High School Key Club.

June 11, 2015
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CONGRATULATES STUDENT SEAMUS GREENE OF AUBURN

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently congratulated Auburn 5th grade student, Seamus Greene, for having his artwork selected to be on display at the New York State Art Teachers Association’s 25th Annual Legislative Student Exhibit. This state-wide exhibit features over 200 works of art from kindergarten to 12th grade. Seamus traveled to Albany for the exhibit with his parents, Kathleen and Christopher Greene along with his Grandmother, Patricia Keogan.

 

June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto Celebrates Freeport’s 2015 Nautical Mile and Blues Festival

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) joined with the Freeport community to celebrate the Ribbon-Cutting and Grand Opening of Freeport’s 2015 Nautical Mile and Blues Festival. What a great community event!

June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto joins with the Federation of Organizations

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) joined with the Federation of Organizations for their annual Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. Federation of Organizations is a multi-service, community-based social welfare agency operating programs that utilize peer support, they develop programs that are designed to meet the needs of people people recovering from mental illness, the homeless, low-income seniors and at-risk children. The Federation of Organizations was honoring former Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, Steve Bellone and ABC news personality Kristin Throne.

June 11, 2015
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Senator DeFrancisco Raises Awareness about Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) in the State of New York

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with Kelleigh Gustafson, and Kelleigh's parents and doctor, in Senate Chamber on June 10, 2015.  Kelleigh was diagnosed with Arteriovenous Malformation, known as AVM, at the age of four and remains dedicated to promoting awareness about this rare medical condition. 

Senator DeFrancisco helped introduce and pass in the State Senate a Resolution memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to decalre July 19-25, 2015, AVM Awareness Week in the State of New York. 

June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto Attends the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport's 35th Annual Juried Photography Show

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) joined with the Freeport community to attend the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport 35th Annual Juried Photography Show. Senator Venditto is pictured here congratulating the Arts Council with Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads.

June 11, 2015
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Senator Venditto Speaks on his Efforts to Stop Human Trafficking

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) had the opportunity to join with Connect Church in Bellmore for a Stop Human Trafficking event with with Survivor advocate and national speaker Windie Lazenko. Senator Venditto spoke about his successful efforts in the State Senate this year to pass legislation to increase penalties on human trafficking so we can protect our mothers, sisters, daughters, and all women in New York State.

June 11, 2015
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YOUR VOICE WITH SENATOR GOLDEN

Senator Golden discusses Cyber Security

June 11, 2015
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SENATOR AMEDORE MEETS WITH FONDA-FULTONVILLE STUDENTS

Senator Amedore visited with students from Fonda-Fultonville who participated in Student Art Day at the Legislative Office Building on June 10, 2015. Pictured, left to right are: Senator George Amedore, 4th Grader Fianna Halloran, Art Teacher Kathleen Bushek, and 2nd Grader Scout Huckans. 

June 11, 2015
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SENATOR AMEDORE HONORS "THE VOICE" WINNER SAWYER FREDERICKS

Senator Amedore recognized "The Voice" winner Sawyer Fredericks, from Fultonville, for his tremendous accomplishment. The Senate passed a resolution honoring Sawyer on Tuesday, June 9th in the Senate Chamber. 

June 11, 2015
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AMEDORE MOVES GREENE COUNTY LAND CONVEYANCE BILL

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.5120), sponsored by Senator George Amedore, that authorizes the New York State Office of General Services to transfer a parcel of approximately 50 acres to Greene County for the purposes of a new county correctional facility.

The parcel is currently part of the existing Corrections and Community Supervision Campus in Coxsackie. The Department of Correctional Services had previously agreed to the transfer, but the action needed approval by the State Legislature.

June 11, 2015
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Senator Farley Meets Mayfield Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) enjoyed meeting the fourth grade classes from Mayfield Elementary School on June 10th as they were in Albany to tour the Capitol. Students in  Megan Guttenberg and Nancy Walrath’s classes were on the tour.

June 11, 2015
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