Issues: Miscellaneous

Sinclairville 76ers

Senator Catharine Young joined federal and county officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate renovations made to the Sinclairville Firehall and Senior Center. The “Sinclairville 76ers” provide hot meals to 177 seniors at the Center, and deliver thousands of meals annually to homebound frail elderly. A $310,297 federal grant that was awarded through the state Housing Trust Fund brought the facility into compliance with the state building code. Nutrition Services such as those at the Sinclairville Center are the largest program administered by the state Office for the Aging. Locally, many dedicated individuals deliver services.

March 2, 2012
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Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Deparment Annual Installation Banquet 2.18.12

Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – 57th District) presented Yorkshire Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Mann (left) and Department President Jennifer Barber (seated) with a Senate Proclamation honoring the department on its 100th anniversary during its annual installation banquet on Saturday, February 18 at the Delevan Training Center.

March 2, 2012
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Leadership Allegany Graduating Class of 2012

Leadership Allegany, an initiative that works to create civic leaders, honored its second graduating class during a dinner at Moonwink’s Restaurant in Cuba, NY on Friday, February 18. Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – 57th District) presented the keynote speech, recognizing the graduates, local organizations and program supporters. The Leadership Allegany Graduating Class of 2012 includes (front row left to right): Darlene Roloson, Andrea Mott-Hollamby, Trina LaFleur, Gina Kocsis, Norma Kerling and Pam Witter, director of development at Houghton College and Leadership Allegany coordinator.

March 2, 2012
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Allegany Engine Company's Annual Dinner Dance

During Allegany Engine Company’s annual dinner dance on Saturday, January 14, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – 57th District) commended Allegany Fire Department President Jim Wilson (center) and Allegany Fire Department Chief Rick Stady (right) for the service provided by the department, particularly in incidents on Union Street on September 22, 2011 and on Mediterranean Avenue on October 30, 2011. Senator Young also honored the Village of Allegany’s Department of Public Works Crew for its assistance in the incident on Union Street. Members of the Fire Department recognized Senator Young for her outstanding commitment to the Allegany Fire Department and Allegany Rescue/EMS.

March 2, 2012
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Senator Golden is quoted in this press release in support of the Tax and Education Assistance for Children (TEACH) Act of 2012 introduced by Congressman Bob Turner.

New York – Congressman Bob Turner (NY-09) today introduced the Tax and Education Assistance for Children (TEACH) Act of 2012. The bill will provide a tax credit of up to 5,000 dollars for families who send their children to private schools and eliminate “double taxation” on parents who send their children to non-public schools.

“Today, I am introducing H.R. 4075, the Tax and Education Assistance for Children (TEACH) Act of 2012”, said Congressman Turner. “The TEACH Act will provide parents who send their children to non-public elementary and secondary schools a tax credit of up to $5,000 per year and effectively eliminate or minimize the effects of this ‘double taxation’.”

March 2, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending March 4th, 2012

In this week's Community Connection, information regarding income taxes and changes for this filing season, celebrating Black History Month at School #36, and upcoming events in the week ahead. Click the link below to download a full-screen PDF version.

March 2, 2012
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MISSING SOMETHING? ALBANY MAY BE HOLDING YOUR MONEY

*** NEW *** SEARCH ALL STATES FOR "UNCLAIMED FUNDS"

New York State may owe you money.

March 2, 2012
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Rev. Ruben Diaz refuta atribuciones hechas a la

Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York

Usted debe saber, que en esta ocasión, deseo tajante y firmemente rechazar, refutar, y negar toda referencia hecha a la Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York y a mi persona por grupos que han venido tratando de confundir al Ministerio hispano respecto a preferencias politicas en la República Dominicana.

March 2, 2012
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Senator Ritchie reads Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" to fourth graders at Parish Elementary School


Senator Ritchie reads Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" to fourth graders at Parish Elementary School.

 

 

 

March 2, 2012
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News and Views March 1st

On Thursday, March 1, Senator Robach was a guest on News and Views.Senator Robach was joined by Aaron Hilger, President of the Builders Exchange of Rochester.

March 2, 2012
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Your Voice with Senator Mark Grisanti

March 1, 2012: Senator Grisanti discusses EPF, cyberbullying and Nick Wallenda’s Niagara Falls high wire act:

March 2, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

What a slap in the face to all Bronx residents – especially to all the Members of the Bronx Assembly Delegation!

Yes, my dear reader, you should know that the New York State Assembly and Senate leaders have submitted proposals for re-districting the Congressional district lines in the Bronx, carving the Bronx into five Congressional Districts, and neither of them is a pretty picture.

March 2, 2012
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S. 3022 Funeral Procession

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: March 2, 2012Contact: Antonio Rodriguez | arodrigu@nysenate.gov |(518) 455-3531

**PRESS RELEASE**

Senator Huntley Passes Legislation Prohibiting Disruption During a Funeral Procession

Law making it illegal for a drive of motor vehicle to interfere with a funeral procession

March 2, 2012
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IN THE WAKE OF IBM LAYOFFS, BALL URGES LEGISLATION TO END TAX INCENTIVES FOR COMPANIES THAT OFFSHORE JOBS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/1/12) – In the wake of the news that IBM is laying off more than 1,000 jobs nationwide— 200 here in the Hudson Valley— Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is calling for swift passage of his legislation that would end tax incentives for companies that offshore jobs. Senator Ball will also renew calls for the state to get a guarantee from IBM that they will keep jobs in New York, and be transparent in their reporting practices.

March 1, 2012
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3.1.12 "Your Voice" with Senator Catharine Young

In this week's segment  of "Your Voice," Senator Cathy Young talks about Affordable Housing, Rural Preservation & Community Protection.

March 1, 2012
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LOHUD: IBM JOB CUTS RISE; SEN. GREG BALL CALLS FOR TIGHTER RULES

 

Total nationwide job cuts in IBM Corp.'s latest quarterly round of reductions have now climbed to 1,440.

March 1, 2012
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Faux-gettaboutit!

New York Post reports

He wants real jail time for fake-ID peddlers.

State Sen. José Peralta (D-Queens) is proposing a measure to make the punishment for selling a phony ID comparable to the one for actually forging it.

Low-level street hustlers selling the fakes would face higher felony jail terms of five to 15 years in prison, up from only 2 1/2 years now, if his bill passes.

“Fake IDs are really at the heart of a number of criminal enterprises,” he said.

Read full article here

March 1, 2012
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Fake Id's

WPIX reports

The New York Post had an interesting look into the world of fake id's. In queens you can get what you want... for just a couple hundred bucks. Dan Mannarino has more.

View full video here 

 

March 1, 2012
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