Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS RESIDENTS FOR DONATING OVER 1,000 EYEGLASSES & HEARING AIDS TO HELP OTHERS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently partnered with the Merrick Lions Club in sponsoring a program at the Merrick train station where residents could donate their old eyeglasses and hearing aids . Over 1,000 old eyeglasses and hearing aids were collected through the program.

     All the eyeglasses and hearing aids collected through the program will be used by the Lions Club to help improve the lives of needy children and adults who cannot afford glasses or hearing aids.

May 21, 2012
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Marolyn Wilson Honored by New York State Senate

Griffo Honors Marolyn P. Wilson as 2012 Woman of Distinction

May 21, 2012
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THE PATCH: NWH & GREG BALL HOLD SENIOR HEALTH FAIR

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

The Boys & Girls Club played host Friday to a Health and Wellness Fair supporting the needs of senior citizens. The event was sponsored by Northern Westchester Hospital and state Sen. Greg Ball.

May 21, 2012
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NEWSDAY: SENATE HALL OF FAME TO ADD LOCAL VETERAN

 

By MEGHAN MURPHY

Vietnam veteran Eugene Parrotta, an advocate for soldiers, will represent Westchester County’s 40th Senate District in the 2012 New York Senate Veteran Hall of Fame, state Sen. Greg Ballannounced Sunday at the Mount Kisco American Legion.

May 21, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL HOSTS “PUPPY MILL PROTEST”

 

Somers, N.Y. – (5/19/12) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), has enlisted the support of his Animal Advisory Council, concerned constituents, the Westchester County SPCA, and their furry friends, to address issue of “Puppy Mills” in New York State.

May 21, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of May 21, 2012

Many state government watchers agree that 2011 was a pivotal year in New York.  But with the new year underway, the challenges remain great and a heavy workload still faces the Legislature. Senator O'Mara will continue to offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues throughout 2012, 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, “College affordability plan”

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the May 21st Corning Leader]

 

May 21, 2012
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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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