Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES $10,000 FOR JFK HIGH SCHOOL IN SOMERS

 

Somers, N.Y. – 9/07/2012 – Schools across the county welcomed students back for another academic year this week.  This Friday, Kennedy Catholic had the added benefit of kicking off its first full day with a check presentation by Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C).

September 7, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ACCEPTS TWO SOMERS VETERANS INTO DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

(With proclamations left to right: Richard Bertram and Jack Lederman)

Somers, N.Y. – (9/7/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), was at the Somers Town Hall on Thursday night to officially accept the Somers Town Board nomination of Jack Lederman and Richard Bertram into Senator Greg Ball’s 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

September 7, 2012
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Free Prostate Cancer Screening Program- Lindenhurst

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with the Integrated Medical Foundation, will be sponsoring a free prostate cancer screening program in Lindenhurst.

     The free screening program will be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Lindenhurst Community Center, which is located at 793 Buffalo Avenue, Lindenhurst.

     The Integrated Medical Foundation’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

     • Open to all men over the age of 40 who have not previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer, regardless of whether or not they have insurance;

     • Screenings will include a PSA blood test and a digital rectal exam;

October 10, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Free Prostate Cancer Screening Program- Wantagh

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with the Integrated Medical Foundation, will be sponsoring a free prostate cancer screening program in Wantagh.

     The free screening program will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 between 4 pm and 6 pm at the Wantagh American Legion, which is located at 3484 Park Avenue, Wantagh.

     The Integrated Medical Foundation’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

     • Open to all men over the age of 40 who have not previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer, regardless of whether or not they have insurance;

     • Screenings will include a PSA blood test and a digital rectal exam;

October 11, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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THE PATCH: YORKTOWN LITTLE LEAGUE RECEIVES $150,000 GRANT

 

By Plamena Pesheva

The Yorktown Little League has received a $150,000 capital grant, the check for which was presented by Senator Greg Ball Tuesday night at Yorktown Town Hall.

September 6, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending Sunday, September 9th

In this week's community connection, a message for our students as they return to school; visiting with students and faculty at Flower City School #54 on the first day; and upcoming events in the week ahead. Click the PDF link below to read this week's community connection in full-screen.

September 6, 2012
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New I-STOP Law To Help State Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Legislation was recently signed into law to help New York State crack down harder on prescription drug abuse. The new I-STOP law includes a series of provisions to overhaul the way prescription drugs are distributed and tracked in New York State.

September 6, 2012
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Senator Martins Holds Local Governments Roundtable With Village Mayors

State Senator Jack M. Martins, chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Local Government, held a roundtable discussion with some of the esteemed mayors villages within the Seventh Senate District to discuss important issues facing local governments. The panelists included Village of Great Neck Mayor Ralph Kreitzman, who is also the President of the Nassau County Village Officials Association, Village of Kensington Mayor Susan Lopatkin, who is also the President of the Great Neck Village Officials Association, Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallaro and Mineola Mayor Scott Strauss as well as New York Conference of Mayors Deputy Director Barbara Van Epps.

 

September 6, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES $10,000 FOR JFK HIGH SCHOOL IN SOMERS

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY***

***Friday, September 7th at 9:00 AM*** 

School Mass to be offered for Army graduate Thompson ‘06

Brewster, N.Y. – 9/05/2012 – Schools across the county welcomed students back for another academic year this week.  This Friday, Kennedy Catholic has the added benefit of kicking off its first full day with a check presentation by Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C).

September 6, 2012
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Senators Gallivan and Grisanti, Assemblyman Gabryszak Announce Legislation to Separate Canal System From Thruway Authority

Reform Would Save Thruway Authority Millions Annually, Help Prevent Toll Hike

Chairman of the Senate’s Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business Committee, Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R - Elma), joined with Senator Mark Grisanti (R - Buffalo) and Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak (D - Cheektowaga) this afternoon at Canalside, the historical terminus of the Erie Canal, on Buffalo’s waterfront to announce formal legislation to sever the New York State canal system from the New York State Thruway Authority.

The announcement comes as the Thruway Authority is considering a plan to raise tolls on three-axle vehicles by 45 percent.

September 5, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR GREG BALL TO ACCEPT TWO SOMERS VETERANS INTO DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, September 6th at 7:30 PM***

Brewster, N.Y. – (9/5/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), will be at the Somers Town Hall on Thursday night to officially accept the Somers Town Board nomination of Jack Lederman and Richard Bertram into Senator Greg Ball’s 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

September 5, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR GREG BALL TO CONTINUE JOBS TOUR AND ACCEPT POUND RIDGE NOMINATION OF WWII VETERANS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Joe Bachmeier, (845) 200-9716

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, September 6th at 8:00 PM***

September 5, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES $150,000 FOR YORKTOWN RECREATION

 

Yorktown, N.Y. – 9/04/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was at the Yorktown Town Hall on Tuesday night to present a $150,000 capital grant that was successfully secured for the Yorktown Athletic Club.

September 4, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL PRESENTS $150,000 GRANT FOR MAHOPAC HIGH SCHOOL FIELD UPGRADES

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – 9/04/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) joined students and administration of Mahopac High School on Tuesday evening at the ribbon cutting to officially open Mahopac’s new state-of-the-art artificial turf football field. Senator Ball was happy to announce at the ribbon cutting that a $150,000 capital grant was successfully secured to upgrade baseball and softball fields across the campus.

September 4, 2012
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SENATOR SKELOS’ PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM: WEST HEMPSTEAD

 

Sponsored by Senator Skelos & South Nassau Communities Hospital 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

September 6, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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