Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR GREG BALL HOSTS GRAND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AND ANNOUNCES NYS VETERAN NOMINEE

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (5/20/2012) On Sunday, May 20 Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) The Chairman of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs hosted a Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for his Veterans Wall of Fame. At the ceremony Senator Ball announced that Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta will be his nominee for the 2012 New York State Veterans’ Hall of fame.

May 20, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL BILL TARGETS ‘PUPPY MILLS,’ FOCUSES ON HYGIENE, HEALTH AT DOG BREEDERS

 

Written by: Rob Ryser

SOMERS — Puppies raised in factory-like conditions would get better nutrition, better exercise and better veterinary care under a bill sponsored by state Sen. Greg Ball.

May 20, 2012
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DAILY SOMERS: BALL PROTESTS PUPPY MILLS AT RALLY IN SOMERS

 

by Rick Pezzullo

SOMERS, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) has enlisted some dogs to gather support for legislation he proposed to improve the health and quality of life of animals by providing licensed pet dealers with updated standards of care.

May 20, 2012
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Senator Serrano Attends Highbridge Library’s Community Spring Fair

Serrano today co-sponsored Highbridge Library’s 2nd Annual Community Spring Fair. The fair provided resources for education, health, wellness, and culture,  community information, games and entertainment.  Attendees learned about community programs and services the Highbridge Library provides.

May 19, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS CELEBRATE LEVY-LAKESIDE SCHOOL’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with students, staff and parents to help celebrate the 60th anniversary of Levy-Lakeside School in Merrick.

     As part of the celebration, Senator Fuschillo, joined by Assemblyman Dave McDonough, Supervisor Kate Murray, and Legislator Dave Denenberg, helped cut the ribbon on the school’s new “Merrick, Then and Now” exhibit, which shows old black and white photos of the Merrick community from decades past and current color photos of how those same locations look today.

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, MAYOR HARDWICK & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BRING FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM TO FREEPORT

     Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (left) and Mayor Hardwick (right) are pictured with Department of Financial Services Executive Deputy Superintendent George Haggerty (center) in front of the Department’s mobile foreclosure prevention center, which came to Freeport to provide assistance to homeowners.

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick, and the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) today teamed up to provide services to homeowners facing foreclosure.

May 18, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending May 20, 2012

In this week's Community Connection: details regarding the 2012 College Affordability Plan proposed by the Senate this week, upcoming events througout the community, and Seneca Park Zoo opens a new exhibit. As always, you can view this week's Community Connection in full-screen by clicking the link below.

May 18, 2012
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Senator Ritchie was invited by 6th grader Ariel Stacy to visit the Fairgrieve Elementary School in Volney


Senator Ritchie was invited by 6th grader Ariel Stacy to visit the Fairgrieve Elementary School in Volney.

May 18, 2012
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON GREEN MANUFACTURING CENTER AND JOB CREATION AT THE BROOKLYN NAVY YARD

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden has issued the following statement following the announcement today that a green manufacturing center will be built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard that will create hundreds of new jobs:

“As a member of the Brooklyn State Senate Delegation and a member of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council, I join in announcing this major investment totaling $46 million in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to build a Green Manufacturing Center. Today, we announce an investment in our own backyard that will set us apart as global leaders and that will create 300 jobs. This is a major win-win for Brooklyn and for New York.

May 18, 2012
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May 19, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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SENATE REPUBLICANS PROPOSE COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY PLAN

Making College Affordable for Middle Class Families Through: Increased Tuition Tax Breaks; Lower Student Loan Interest Rates; Tuition Pre-Payment; Truth-in-Lending for Student Loans

 

May 18, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Participates in the Unveiling of the Paul Seymour Playground

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco helped dedicate the Paul Seymour Playground at Skiddy Park in Syracuse on May 17, 2012.  The playground is named after the captain of the 1955 NBA Championship Syracuse Nationals team, Paul Seymour.

May 18, 2012
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Schoharie's Susan McGiver Named Woman of Distinction

ALBANY, 05/18/12 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) recently honored Susan McGiver of Schoharie as the 2012  Senate “Woman of Distinction” for the 51st senate district at the 15th annual senate Women of Distinction ceremony at the Capitol.

“Over the years, I have been fortunate to highlight a number of inspirational, trailblazing leaders through the senate’s Women of Distinction program, and this year is no different,” said Senator Seward.  “Susan McGiver has accomplished a great deal and has served as a driving force in promoting the needs and priorities of the Schoharie County business community.”

May 18, 2012
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