Issues: Miscellaneous

Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services will be in West Nyack to help residents with Insurance related questions.

 

Senator David Carlucci has arranged for Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) to be at the West Nyack Post Office/Hamlet Green Park, 720 West Nyack Road, West Nyack today at 2:00 PM to assist residents with insurance related information and claim forms in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

 

 

September 2, 2011
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Senator Gallivan To Sponsor UNYTS Blood Drive At Transit Road Office

Blood drive in Lancaster on Tuesday, September 13

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-59th District) is calling on Western New Yorkers to do their part to keep the blood supply strong this fall. Area residents will have an opportunity to donate blood next week at a Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS) blood drive being sponsored by Senator Gallivan.

The blood drive runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Tuesday, September 13, taking place outside Senator Gallivan’s District Office at 4729 Transit Rd, Suite 7 in Depew.

September 2, 2011
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NYSEG POWER RESTORATION SEPTEMBER 2, 2011 – 7 A.M.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 2, 2011 – 7 a.m.

September 2, 2011
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BALL PRESS CONFERENCE ON HURRICANE RESPONSE SAT 9/3 AT 2 PM

Senator Ball is requesting your support and your attendance in joining him for a press conference on this coming Saturday, September 3rd at 2 PM in Putnam Valley to announce that he will be holding a hearing on the response times and communication failures following Hurricane Irene. Senator Ball will also be calling on the full support of the Federal government through FEMA to support all of NY’s our towns and our citizens in response to this hurricane.

Please see the details of the press conference below and attached and please confirm your attendance and support.

September 1, 2011
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***Important Information for Residents***

 

Mobile New York State Insurance Van Will Be in Rockland Tomorrow

 

Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) has arranged for the New York State Insurance Department mobile van to be in Rockland county tomorrow, Friday, September 2nd  to answer any insurance related questions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, and to help residents fill out their insurance claim forms.

The van will be in the following locations at the following times:

10AM-1PM    1 Lonergan Drive, Suffern NY 10901 Squires Gate Development

2PM- 6PM     720 West Nyack Road, West Nyack, NY 10994  West Nyack Post Office/Hamlet Green Park

September 1, 2011
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Alice Fitzgerald's Farewell Luncheon

Senator Golden stops by the Greenhouse Cafe to wish the former President of the St. Anselm's Golden Age Club, Alice Fitzgerald the best of luck on her move.

September 1, 2011
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PRESS RELEASE: NYSEG POWER RESTORATION UPDATE: 3P.M.

 

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 September 1, 2011 – 3 p.m.

September 1, 2011
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WESTFIELD’S HELEN BARAN NAMED ‘WOMAN OF DISTINCTION’

WESTFIELD – Westfield’s Helen Baran, co-owner of Baran Vineyards, President of the Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association, and successful area realtor, was named a 2011 Woman of Distinction Thursday, an honor bestowed by the New York State Senate.

Helen was nominated for the honor by Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) who hosted a special ceremony attended by family and friends on Thursday at Noble Winery in Westfield.

“People like Helen Baran make our communities a better place and help others become successful in their lives. She enthusiastically supports her community, and is an effective ambassador for many worthy causes. Her hard work and determination has earned her this recognition and I can’t think of anyone more deserving,” said Senator Young.

September 1, 2011
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MARCELLINO CALLS ON PRESIDENT TO EXPAND DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR SUFFOLK COUNTY - FEDERAL DISASTER AID APPROVED FOR NASSAU

Senator Carl L. Marcellino today announced that Federal disaster assistance has been expanded to include homeowners, renters and small businesses in Nassau County as a result of damages incurred by Hurricane Irene.

He called on President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand federal disaster assistance to Suffolk County so home and business owners can also apply for federal assistance.

September 1, 2011
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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES FEDERAL DISASTER AID APPROVED FOR NASSAU, WESTCHESTER AND RENSSELAER COUNTIES

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that federal disaster assistance is now available for homeowners, renters and small businesses in Nassau, Westchester and Rensselaer counties as a result of damages incurred by Hurricane Irene.

September 1, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL QUESTIONS FELLOW REPUBLICAN’S STANCE ON DISASTER AID (UPDATED)

 

Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, said today he plans to hold a hearing on the state and federal response to Tropical Storm Irene and questioned Rep. Nan Hayworth’s stance that disaster aid needs to be tied to cuts in federal spending.

September 1, 2011
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PRESS RELEASE: SENATOR BALL DEMANDS COMMON SENSE AND AID FOR DISASTER VICTIMS BEFORE POLITICS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jim Coleman, (914) 837-5077

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (09/01/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is demanding that New York’s Congressional delegation fight for immediate and full FEMA relief for the families and businesses devastated by Hurricane Irene, and expressed his disappointment in Congresswoman Nan Hayworth for putting politics before common sense.

 

September 1, 2011
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PORT RICHMOND CERT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS – FALL TRAINING BEGINS OCTOBER 6TH.

The Port Richmond Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is an active volunteer team established in October 2005. The team has amassed over 40,000 hours of community service by covering all of Staten Island. We are looking to recruit Islanders who want to ‘give back’. The New York City Office of Emergency Management is offering their fall training course, beginning October 6th.

September 1, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS FOR YANKEES TO BRING TRIPLE A TEAM TO NEW YORK CITY FOR 2012

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden today urged the New York Yankees and the International League to re-locate their Triple A Farm Team, the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees, to New York City for the 2012 season.

The Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees play in the International League (AAA), which is considered one-step below the Major Leagues. The team will be unable to play their home games in PNC Park, located in Moosic, PA, during 2012 as the stadium (which was opened in 1989) undergoes a $40 million renovation.

September 1, 2011
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