Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Austin DeMar as "Constituent of the Week"

Senator Mike Nozzolio has announced this week's "Constituent of the Week” Facebook recognition - Austin DeMar.

Austin DeMar achieved the rank of Eagle Scout after coordinating efforts to assist the Whiting Road Nature Preserve. Thank you for your service to the Webster community!

Click the below link to view the gallery and to learn more about Austin.

http://a.pgtb.me/NFKt0d

October 24, 2014
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City Should Boost Number of Street Cart Permits, Politician Says

As reported by DNAinfo:

CORONA — A local politician is pushing the city to lift the cap on its number of food cart street vendor permits — while also forcing them to obtain letter grades like restaurants — in a bid to ease tensions between popular vendors and neighborhood store owners.

State Sen. Jose Peralta is also suggesting restarting the Street Vendor Review Panel, which was created in 1995 to help determine where the carts could set up shop, but which hasn't met since 2001.

For full article, click here.

October 24, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Gloversville's Library

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) spent the morning at Gloversville Public Library discussing the library’s renovations and celebrating the new windows on Oct. 23rd.

Calling libraries the “cathedrals of learning” and stating this particular library is “the gem of Gloversville,” Senator Farley was pleased to have been able to secure funding over the years to help the library keep up with the demands of its users. Recently, he was able to secure funding to replace the windows in the historic Carnegie building with efficient and historically accurate replicas.

“As a longtime library advocate and Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Libraries, I strongly feel that libraries are a place of lifelong learning,” Senator Farley said.

October 23, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES ONE BEDROOM WAITING LIST OPENS AT SHORE HILL

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has received official notification that as of today, Shore Hill Apartments, 9000 Shore Road in Brooklyn, a Mitchell-Lama Section 8 supervised by New York State Homes and Community Renewal, is opening its 1-Bedroom Wait List for 200 applicants, to be selected by a lottery.

 

October 23, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio visits Emmi’s Realty to present a special New York State Resolution

Auburn- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited Emmi’s Realty where he presented a special New York State Resolution honoring the late Salvatore “Sam” Emmi for his contributions to the community. Sam served as an officer with the Auburn Police Department for 28 years and was also the owner and operator of Emmi Realty for more than 30 years.

 

Pictured left to right are: Charlie Stebbins; Tyler Stebbins; Dan Emmi; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Lorraine Emmi; and Cheryl Stebbins.

 

October 22, 2014
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News & Views: October 2014

On my latest visit to News & View I discussed upcoming election issues, a variety of exciting job creating projects happening in the Rochester region and upgrades to our area's transportation infrastructure and roads. 

October 22, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Students from Boulevard School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of visiting with students from Gloversville’s Boulevard Elementary School on October 201st in Albany. The youth talked to Senator Farley about New York State government and history as they were in town for a tour of the Capitol.

Students from Ms. Clough’s class that were on the tour included Alivia Adamkoski, Aidan Albanese, Mariana Benvenuto, Jack Bruce, Simon Bruce, Sydney Canty, Nizaya Chandler, Graci Ellsworth, Aydin Hisert, Chayton Kataneksza, Nicholas LaRowe, Elijah Martish, Lizbeth McSpirit, Lillian Poultney, Alanis Roman, Wyatt Rulison, Laci Rummler, Xzavea Scott, Brenden Simek, Zachary Springer, Madison Walters, Brandon White.

 

October 22, 2014
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Senator Farley Chats with Boulevard Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of visiting with students from Gloversville’s Boulevard Elementary School on October 201st in Albany. The youth talked to Senator Farley about New York State government and history as they were in town for a tour of the Capitol.

Students from Ms. Miller’s class that were on the tour included Miranda Brown, Brenna Colson, Alexander Foster, Gio Glionna, Lana Irelan, Jordan Leon-Swank, Lyndsay Lombardoni, Lucas McSpirit, Jersey Orshowitz, Erin Quigley, Brady Renda, Brittany Seyfried, Jazzlynn Sowle, Terrance Stumbrice, Alexander Trippoda, Julia Valle, Joe Vertefeuille, Dylan Wellman.

 

October 22, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets Gloversville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of visiting with students from Gloversville’s Boulevard Elementary School on October 201st in Albany. The youth talked to Senator Farley about New York State government and history as they were in town for a tour of the Capitol.

Students from Ms. Lander’s class that were on the tour included Gretta Atty, Aydan Bleyl, Symone Canty-Payne, Layla Chapin, Noah Clo, Douglas Cook, Mackinly DiScioscia, Robert Greenfield, Aaron Hladik, Gabrielle Holmes, Alyssa Jarrard, Reagan Johnson, Justin Kemmet, Thomas Kluska, Kyli Lewis, Kazuma Lomanto, Trevor McSpirit, Connor Saxton, Veronica Shults, Imani Stratton, Austin VanEtten, Sydney Yates.

 

October 22, 2014
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The Insensitivity of Eric Schneiderman

What You Should Know

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District

718-991-3161

The Insensitivity of Eric Schneiderman

You should know that in one of my previous columns I wrote about how elected officials use all kind of tactics to keep their job. Some lie and some use facts, and some have no sensitivity at all. During this election season, among all of those television commercials, you should see the commercials Eric Schneiderman has released trying to brag about how great he is and what a good job he has done as New York’s Attorney General.

October 21, 2014
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Finger Lakes Restaurant Week ~ October 20-26, 2014 ~ Support local foods

Finger Lakes Restaurant Week is taking place this week from October 20-26.

It's an opportunity to help celebrate and support of local foods as well as local restaurateurs, farmers and other organizations.

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October 21, 2014
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October 19th-25th marks National Teen Driver Safety Week

This week, October 19th-25th, marks National Teen Driver Safety Week. As our youth head out onto the road, it's important we provide them with the information and skills they need to stay safe behind the wheel. For more information, visit http://www.safeny.ny.gov/SRO-Toolkit/default.html

 

October 21, 2014
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Attorney Gen. Eric Holder resigns after nearly six years

As reported by the Times Ledger:  

When Attorney General Eric Holder announced last week that he had submitted his resignation after nearly six years as the first black leader of the Justice Department, Queens leaders reflected on the legacy of the man who grew up in East Elmhurst.

“Seeing someone from the neighborhood rise to attorney general of the United States has long been a source of enormous pride for this community,” state Sen Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) said. “Eric Holder’s legacy in the areas of civil rights, criminal justice reform and in standing up for the poor and disenfranchised is something that he and all Americans can be profoundly proud of.”

For full article, click here.

October 21, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio meets with the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Ontario County

Canandaigua- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Ontario County to discuss their important work in providing essential services to children and their families in Ontario County. The Partnership provides educational support as well as other programs to help individuals achieve their fullest potential.

 

Pictured left to right are: Joanne Wright; Ellie Fralick; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Dr. Nelson Acquilano; Sheriff Phil Povero; Bonnie Ross; Judge Craig Doran; Mary Savastano-Cutting; and Jeff Rougeux.

 

October 21, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio presents a special New York State Proclamation to the Canandaigua Sportsmen Club in recognition of their 100th Anniversary

Canandaigua- Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Brian Kolb recently presented a special New York State Proclamation to the members of the Canandaigua Sportsmen Club in recognition of the Club's 100th year anniversary. Senator Nozzolio has been a consistent and strong supporter of sportsmen’s rights in New York State.

 

Pictured are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Assemblyman Brian Kolb; Sheriff Phil Povero and members of the Canandaigua Sportsmen’s Club.

 

October 21, 2014
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Senator Serrano's 2014 Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration for Children in Grades K-6

Dear Neighbor,

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching! It’s a special time of the year to give thanks for our families, friends and communities. For generations, millions of Americans nationwide have enjoyed celebrating this special time of the year, as we collectively pause to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for.

October 20, 2014
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SENATOR MARTINS HONORS MANHASSET/ROSLYN EAGLE SCOUTS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently honored Manhasset/Roslyn residents Brendan Watson, Steven Squillante, and Trevor Cox for attaining the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. Senator Martins attended the Court of Honor to personally congratulate Brendan, Steven, and Trevor, members of Boy Scout Troop 71, on earning scouting’s highest honor.

     “Brendan, Steven, and Trevor have spent years serving their community and working hard to achieve something only a select few ever do; the rank of Eagle Scout. The entire community is very proud of Brendan, Steven, and Trevor, and we congratulate them on attaining this very prestigious honor,” said Senator Martins.

October 20, 2014
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of October 20, 2014 ~ 'The graying of America's farmers'

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "The graying of America's farmers"

[See attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the October 19th Corning Leader] 

October 20, 2014
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Sen. Farley Judges Indian Lake's Moose-calling Contest

Last month, I had the pleasure of being a judge in this moose-calling contest in Indian Lake. It was the first time in my career that I have judged a contest like this. It was fun and memorable! For more information, visit Ed Kanze's blog at http://mountainlake.org/local-stories/outdoors/what-does-the-moose-say-curiously-adirondack/

October 20, 2014
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