Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Venditto Visits with the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club

New York State Senator Michael Venditto (R, C, I- Massapequa) stopped by to visit with the Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club's Field Day at the Rosemary Kennedy BOCES School in Wantagh. The Field Day is designed as a practice exercise in how amateur radio responds during emergencies.

July 8, 2015
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Senator Venditto Celebrates the Village of Amityville Beach's 75-year anniversary

New York State Senator Michael Venditto (R, C, I- Massapequa) presented the Village of Amityville with a citation commemorating the Village Beach's 75-year anniversary. Pictured with Senator Venditto are Village Beach Lifeguards along with Village Officials.

July 8, 2015
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Senator Díaz and Bronx CB 2 District Manager Rafael Salamanca, Jr. meet with Bronx Postmaster General Lilliam Rodriguez and Post Office Customer Relations Managers Dianna Jones and Colin Craigwell [July 8, 2015]

Senator Díaz and Bronx Community Board 2 District Manager Rafael Salamanca, Jr. meet with Bronx Postmaster General Lilliam Rodriguez and Post Office Customer Relations Managers Dianna Jones and Colin Craigwell [July 8, 2015]

July 8, 2015
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Senator Boyle Hosts Shed the Meds Event

Every day in America, 2,500 children, ages 12 to 17, abuse a prescription pain reliever for the first time. Senator Boyle is ommitted to provide solutions which will help stop our nation’s teens from turning to drugs. That is why he is hosting a “Shed the Meds” event on Saturday, July 11th at Babylon Town Hall. 

July 8, 2015
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Senator Rev Ruben Diaz meets with school bus drivers and bus matrons about complaints they have as workers [July 7, 2015]

Senator Rev Ruben Diaz meets with school bus drivers and bus matrons about complaints they have as workers [July 7, 2015]

July 8, 2015
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Senator Hamilton Launches Summer at the Subway at Crown Heights-Utica Avenue

(Brooklyn, NY – July 7, 2015) Senator Jesse Hamilton launched his Summer at the Subway series at Crown Heights-Utica with his 20th Senate District Office team. Senator Hamilton met more than fifty constituents who had an opportunity to share their concerns and receive assistance. Green Earth Poets Café presented five spoken word performers. Summer at the Subway continues Senator Hamilton’s commitment to bring the services and resources of the office out into the community. Thanks to everyone who made the launch a success. 

July 7, 2015
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PLEASED TO MEET WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM NIA COMMUNITY SERVICES AND SILLER TUNNEL 2 TOWERS FOUNDATION

Senator Golden, along with Assemblywoman Malliotakis, was pleased to meet with Sal Turchio of NIA Community Services, and both Tom McDonough and Jack Oehm representing Tunnel 2 Towers Foundation today at the District Office.

July 7, 2015
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GOLDEN: GOVERNOR SIGNS LEGISLATION TO HELP THOSE WHO HELPED NEW YORK CITY IN WAKE OF SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed into law legislation that extends the September 11th Worker Protection Task Force Act for another five years. This extension will allow the Task Force to continue helping those who have been afflicted with a disability as a result of working at the World Trade Center and other sites.

July 7, 2015
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Yates County Fair ~ July 7-11, 2015 ~ Now in its 176th Year!

The Yates County Fair, now in its 176th year, opens today and runs through Saturday, July 11th.

Find out more, including a daily schedule of events and specials, on www.yatescountyfair.org

July 7, 2015
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Senator Farley Reminds Bicyclists of the Rules of the Road; Highlights Some Local Trails That Are Enjoyable

With many people enjoying the outdoors this summer, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) wants to remind bicyclists of the importance of bike safety.

"Many people have been enjoying the local trails such as Fulton County's F J & G Bike-Hike Trail, Schenectady County's Mohawk-Hudson Bike Hike Trail and the Town of Ballston's Veterans' Memorial Bike Path," Senator Farley said. "Whether you want to explore trails in one of our region's parks or ride in your own neighborhood, safety is something to always consider."

July 7, 2015
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SNUG & Alfonzo Conrad William's Baketball Tournament

(Yonkers - July 4th) When the Senator brought the SNUG program to Yonkers in 2010, it quickly made an impact the community. While the Yonkers Police Department is on the frontline of fighting crime in our city, SNUG has been instrumental in helping reduce gun violence and shootings, and steering at-risk kids away from violence. On July 4th, the Senator attended the SNUG & Alfonzo Conrad William's Basketball Tournament at Whitney Young Park in Yonkers.

July 7, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC HONORS THE RETIREMENT OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION CENTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROZ MAGIDSON

(Middletown, NY)- Senator  Bonacic  was pleased to attend the retirement party of Roz Magidson, Executive Director of the Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) Middletown, and present her with a Senate Resolution honoring her outstanding service to the Hudson Valley and Catskills. Magidson has served as the Executive Director of the DRC for 25 years.

July 7, 2015
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FREE Senior Scam Prevention Forum

Senator Boyle is working to make sure that seniors don't become victims of scams.  That's why he is hosting a Senior Scam Prevention Forum on July 9th at the Deer Park VFW Hall. 

July 7, 2015
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Queens Chronicle: Civic, Residents Stood Up By Agency

The Department of Design and Construction last Thursday canceled its appearance at the New Hamilton Beach Civic Association meeting hours before it was supposed to update residents on a capital project on James Court.

The project was first proposed when state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) was a councilman. He, too, expressed anger at the DDC not showing up to the meeting.

 

Read the full story here.

July 7, 2015
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TimesLedger: Two Sandy Bills Will Help Recovery Funds

Two state legislative bills related to Hurricane Sandy recovery funds, sponsored by Queens elected officials, should help New Yorkers across the state who were devastated by the 2012 superstorm.

One bill, co-sponsored by state Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach), provides more oversight and information to the public on the way Hurricane Sandy recovery funds are spent by the state.

 

Read the full story here.

July 7, 2015
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Release: End of Session Agreement on Education Issues Provides Welcome $250 Million to Fund Costs of State Mandates at Non-Public Schools

Queens, NY (July 2, 2015): In an effort to offer needed assistance to non-public schools, including yeshivas and private schools, that are struggling to meet often costly state education mandates, the State Assembly and Senate, with the support of NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., approved a measure in the last hours of the 2015 legislative session to provide $250 million to these educational institutions.

July 7, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Announces Mobile Office Hours for July

Howard Beach, NY (July 7, 2015) As part of his ongoing commitment to connect with all his constituents, State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. has scheduled a series of upcoming Mobile Office Hours at locations across his Senate district.

Every year, Addabbo travels to libraries throughout his district to be able to meet with constituents who are unable to visit his offices. These office hours provide an extra opportunity for residents to come in and meet with Addabbo to discuss problems they may be having or issues within the community.

July 7, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS ATTENDS STEWART MANOR’S FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with the Stewart Manor community in celebrating Independence Day.

     Senator Martins took part in the Village’s annual Fourth of July Parade. Now in its 17th year, the parade is annual community tradition.

     Senator Martins (front row, third left) is pictured with members of the Stewart Manor Fire Department at the Village’s Fourth of July Parade. He is joined by Assemblyman Ed Ra, Nassau County Legislator Vincent Muscarella, Town of Hempstead Councilman Ed Ambrosino, and Village of Stewart Manor Mayor Gerard Tangredi.

July 6, 2015
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Jeff Dygert as "Firefighter of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week’s nomination for his Facebook "Firefighter of the Week" recognition: Jeff Dygert of the Auburn Fire Department. Congratulations Jeff and thank you for your service and dedication to Auburn and the surrounding communities! Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Jeff and previous nominees, and their service as volunteer firefighters. http://a.pgtb.me/hHsRnG

July 6, 2015
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