Issues: Miscellaneous

RITCHIE: COUNTY TAXPAYERS SPARED FROM NEW YEAR’S ‘MANDATE’

‘Extra’ Medicaid Bill Would Have Cost NNY/CNY $1.35 MillionState Senator Patty Ritchie today cheered a decision to reschedule the due date for a “extra” mandated Medicaid payme

October 26, 2011
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Legislative Report with Senator Robach

On Tuesday, October 25, Senator Robach was a guest on Legislative Report. Senator Robach discussed job creation and growth around the Rochester, and provided details on his upcoming Job Fair, which will be held in December.

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR SKELOS SPEAKS TO BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

‎Senator Dean Skelos is pictured during his visit to Baldwin High School this morning where had an excellent discussion with students about politics and government in New York State.

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN’S STATEMENT ON THE SELECTION OF MONSIGNOR KEVIN NOONE AS THE GRAND MARSHAL OF THE BAY RIDGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a founding member of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, gave the following statement:

“It is with great pride that I join in applauding the selection of Monsignor Kevin Noone as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Like myself, Monsignor Noone is a graduate of Our Lady of Angels, and it has been a pleasure to have him as Pastor of our native parish since 2009. I cannot think of a better person to be the Grand Marshal of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and I wish Monsignor Kevin Noone all the best and look forward to marching alongside of him as the best of Bay Ridge will be on display that Sunday afternoon.”

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT SEAFORD LIBRARY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be holding Mobile Office Hours in Seaford on Wednesday, November 16th. All residents are invited to participate in the program, which will be held at the Seaford Library, located at 2234 Jackson Avenue in Seaford, from 1-3 pm.

Senator Fuschillo’s Mobile Office Hours brings government services directly to residents in their own community. Residents who need assistance with government services, have questions about government programs, or would like to express concerns about a particular issue can come and share them with Senator Fuschillo in a one-on-one setting. No appointments are necessary.

October 26, 2011
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Senators Valesky, Klein, Bring Erin Merryn's Law To NY State

Measure Aimed at Stopping Child Sexual Abuse; Catching Predators

October 25, 2011
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ADDABBO BRINGS METROCARD BUS BACK TO HOWARD BEACH & MIDDLE VILLAGE

WHEN:                       Wednesday,  November 30, 2011

                   

October 25, 2011
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SENATOR ADDABBO CO-SPONSORS ANOTHER SENIOR SUNSET SERIES WITH BRADY & MARSHAK: “HEALTH CARE PROXY FOR ALL”

Queens, NY, October 25, 2011 – On Thursday, November 3, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., is co-sponsoring a repeat of the Senior Sunset Seminar series that begins with a health care proxy/elder law seminar at Sugar Bun Bakery, 156-22 Crossbay Boulevard, Howard Beach, with Linda Marshak, elder law attorney and partner at Brady & Marshak. The event starts at 6 PM. Light refreshments will be served.

October 25, 2011
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Share Your Ideas For A Stronger Economy

New York is facing one of the most significant economic challenges in recent history. That’s why – in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo – we took decisive action during this year’s Legislative Session to help revitalize our economy and create new job opportunities here in New York State. 

Taken together, these changes and reforms represent one of the boldest job-creation plans New York State has enacted in decades. That’s good news – especially in terms of our efforts to create new jobs right here in Central and Northern New York.  But more needs to be done.  As we continue to work to strengthen New York’s economy, I would like to find out your opinion on a few key items that will be discussed in the coming months. 

October 25, 2011
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November 2, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & RED CROSS SPONSOR FREE CITIZEN CPR COURSE IN FREEPORT

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (back right), Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick, back left), and Red Cross Instructor Antoine Mobley (back center) watch as (front l-r) Sean Lochner, Carl Bloom, and Dustin Cole of Pack 239 in Seaford practice the hands-only CPR techniques they learned at the free citizen CPR course.

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a free citizen CPR course. The course, which was held at the Freeport Recreation Center, taught residents what to do in a situation where someone needs CPR.

October 25, 2011
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of October 24, 2011

Many Albany observers agree that it's already been a pivotal year in New York State government.  But the challenges have never been greater and there's a heavy workload still facing the State Legislature.  Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and much more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

October 25, 2011
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2011 HALLOWEEN WALK & FAIRYTALE FOREST

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today announced plans for the 16th Annual Halloween Walk & Fairytale Forest scheduled for Monday, October 31, 2011 from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 67th Street and Colonial Road.

The annual event will feature the Haunted Walk, the Fairytale Forest, a pumpkin patch, sand art, a costume contest and much more. The event will also feature rides for the children, pony rides, face painting, sand art, a Trackless Train Ride and “Dracula’s Food Court”. New this year will be a very special visit from “The Batmobile”.

October 25, 2011
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SEN. YOUNG NAMED TO FARM BUREAU’S “CIRCLE OF FRIENDS”

OLEAN – In recognition of her continued efforts to help New York State farmers grow and create jobs, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) has once again been honored by the New York Farm Bureau with its “Circle of Friends” recognition.

The prestigious legislative award is based upon Senator Young’s voting record on issues of importance to New York agriculture and other evidence of legislative support, including sponsorship of bills that Farm Bureau has either supported, or opposed, throughout the 2011 Legislative Session.

October 25, 2011
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I-86 BRIDGE RENAMED AFTER JAMESTOWN’S WORLD-RENOWNED NATURALIST ROGER TORY PETERSON

JAMESTOWN – The memory of Jamestown’s Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world’s best known naturalists of all time, was celebrated at a bridge christening ceremony on Friday.

State Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean), who sponsored legislation to name the bridge, Assemblyman Andrew Goodell (R,C-Chautauqua) and community leaders unveiled signs that will be placed on the Interstate 86 span over Falconer-Kimball Stand Road/County Route 138.

The dedication was held at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, which attracts visitors from around the country.

October 25, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO MEETS WITH RESIDENTS AT MERRICK FALL FESTIVAL

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo is pictured as he speaks with some of the local residents who visited with him during the Merrick Fall Festival.

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently participated in the annual Merrick Fall Festival, where he spoke with Merokians about a host of different issues and offered information about various state programs and services.

Now in its 21st year, the Merrick Fall Festival is an annual community tradition sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce. The Festival showcases the small businesses and services in the Merrick community, as well as provides entertainment and fun activities for local families. 

October 24, 2011
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Open Memo to My Senate Caucus Colleagues

To: Members of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/ Latino Caucus

From: Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz

Date: October 24, 2011

Re: Our Show of Unity

This memo is to congratulate my Senate colleagues who serve as Members of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus: Senator Adriano Espaillat, Chair; Senator Gustavo Rivera, Vice-Chair; and Caucus Members Senator José Peralta, Senator Martin-Malavé Dilan, and Senator José M. Serrano. I congratulate all of you for showing real unity on behalf of our Caucus and our community by not attending the so-called Legislative Hispanic Unity Conference that was organized by our Senate Majority (Republican) Leader Dean Skelos.

October 24, 2011
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