Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR AMEDORE ANNOUNCES 2015 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

 

New York State Senator George Amedore today announced the New York State Senate’s Summer Reading program, open to all students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The Summer Reading program is a fun way for students to continue to develop their reading skills over the summer vacation.

 

June 3, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS COMMENDS NEW MINEOLA EAGLE SCOUTS

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District, pictured left) recently congratulated Mineola residents George Becker, Theodore Bischoff, Stephen Martone, and Leonard Morra for attaining the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. The four are members of Boy Scout Troop 45.

     “Becoming an Eagle Scout is an extraordinary honor because few can meet the rigorous requirements needed to attain it. Through countless hours of serving the community, developing their skills, and sheer hard work, George, Theodore, Stephen, and Leonard have earned the highest honor a scout can receive. Congratulations to these four young men on a job well done,” said Senator Martins.

June 3, 2015
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Senator Sue Serino ‘Takes a Bite Out of Lyme’

ALBANY, NY—Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I—Hyde Park) was joined by Senator Kathy Marchione (R, C, I—Halfmoon) and Senator Betty Little (R, C, I—Queensbury), both members of the Senate’s Taskforce on Lyme and Tick-borne diseases, for the ‘Take a Bite Out of Lyme’ challenge—a national social networking campaign aimed at raising awareness for the debilitating disease.

Senator Serino Chairs the Taskforce and encourages community members to join her in taking the challenge. Learn how here:  http://lymediseasechallenge.org/join-lyme-disease-challenge/.

June 2, 2015
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Five Towns Community Center Community Day & Wellness Fair: Saturday, June 20, 2015

I am pleased to announce that the Five Towns Community Center and I will be hosting a Community Day & Wellness Fair on Saturday, June 20th, from 10am-3pm at the Five Towns Community Center located at 270 Lawrence Avenue in Lawrence. 

June 2, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS JOINS IN CELEBRATING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF FLORAL PARK’S 125TH ANNIVERSARY

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently helped celebrate the United Methodist Church of Floral Park’s 125th anniversary.

     Founded in 1890, the United Methodist Church of Floral Park was the first church founded in Floral Park. It has been serving Floral Park as a community and family-oriented church ever since.

    Senator Martins presented Pastor Gainus Sikes with a legislative resolution he sponsored, which was passed by the Senate, commemorating the milestone anniversary. With passage of the resolutions, the church’s 125 years of community service will forever be part of the New York State Senate’s official record.

June 2, 2015
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June 2, 2015
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Center for Women in Government and Civil Society New Leadership Luncheon

(Albany - June 1st) Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins addressed a roundtable of young women at the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society New Leadership Luncheon. The Senator, joined by Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, discussed women involvement in government and politics. Currently, women make up less than 25% of the New York State legislative body. As the first African-American woman to lead a conference, and as one of the leading supporters of women involvement in government, the Senator enjoyed her time speaking the to future female leaders, that it was up to the younger generation to improve the statistics.

June 1, 2015
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Senator Venditto joins with Grand Avenue Middle School

New York State Senator Michael Venditto (R, C, I- Massapequa), recently joined with Grand Avenue Middle School for their end of year celebration for this years Family Project. The Family Project is in its 39th year as a recreational and educational program for improving communication skills through various activities for the special needs students within the Bellmore community. This year the project was renamed as "Shawn's Project" in remembrance of Shawn Asman, a young man with special needs who recently passed away.

June 1, 2015
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Senator Venditto attends the Freeport Memorial Day Parade and Service

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) joined with the Freeport community to celebrate Memorial Day. Senator Venditto is pictured here at the Freeport Memorial Day Service at the Freeport Memorial Library with an observance in honor of the 70th Anniversary of WWII and surviving Veterans of that world changing conflict.

June 1, 2015
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Senator Venditto marches in the Merrick American Legion Memorial Day Parade

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) joined with the Merrick community to celebrate Memorial Day. Senator Venditto is pictured here greeting younger members of the community while marching in the Merrick American Legion Memorial Day Parade.

June 1, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN'S 2015 YOGA IN THE PARK SCHEDULE

Listing of Dates for Senator Martin Golden's Yoga In The Park Series taking place in Bay Ridge at Shore Road Park, and in Marine Park.  Please bring your own mat or towel.

June 1, 2015
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of June 1, 2015 ~ 'The highs and lows of a tax cap'

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 highs and lows of a tax cap"

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in The Leader on May 31, 2015]

June 1, 2015
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Ballston Spa AP Students Meet Senator Farley at Capitol Tour

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of discussing New York State history and government with Dan Hornick's AP students from Ballston Spa High School on May 27th at the Capitol in Albany.

June 1, 2015
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Senator Farley Chats With Ballston Spa Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of discussing New York State history and government with Dan Hornick's AP students from Ballston Spa High School on May 27th at the Capitol in Albany.

June 1, 2015
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Two With Tom 5/29/15

Senator Croci's regular update of action in the 3rd Senate District and at the State Capitol in Albany

May 29, 2015
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