Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR BALL’S TRAVELING VETERANS’ WALL OF FAME HEADS TO CROTON HS

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******APRIL 23th at 2:15 p.m.*** 

April 23, 2012
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April is Organ Donation Awareness Month!

If you would like to save a life, please visit the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) link (www.dmv.ny.gov/) to enroll to become an organ donor.  Just click the organ donor link on the DMV homepage and start a NY.Gov ID account.  Go the extra mile and save a life!

April 23, 2012
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ADDABBO: “WE NEED TO CHANGE THE PROCESS OF ALLOCATING MEMBER ITEMS, WHEN GOVERNOR WIELDS VETO PEN”

Proposes Direct Application to State Agencies by Local Groups for New Money

 

April 23, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: SENIORS FLOCK TO CORTLANDT ‘SPRING CHECK UP’

 

by Jessica Glenza

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A well-attended “Senior Spring Check Up” held in the Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt highlighted how difficult many professionals and seniors said it can be for seniors to access information about service providers.

April 23, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: SENIORS FLOCK TO CORTLANDT ‘SPRING CHECK UP’

 

by Jessica Glenza

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A well-attended “Senior Spring Check Up” held in the Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt highlighted how difficult many professionals and seniors said it can be for seniors to access information about service providers.

April 23, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: SENIORS FLOCK TO CORTLANDT ‘SPRING CHECK UP’

 

by Jessica Glenza

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A well-attended “Senior Spring Check Up” held in the Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt highlighted how difficult many professionals and seniors said it can be for seniors to access information about service providers.

April 23, 2012
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Press Conference at City Hall regarding New Data on Assaults of our Social Services or Juvenile Detention Workers

Former social service worker Senator Savino, speaks at a Press Conferene at City Hall regarding new data on assaults of our social services or juvenile detention workers while they perform their duties. They also called for the passage into law a bill that would make these assults a felony. That bill has already passed the Senate.

April 23, 2012
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Ranzenhofer sponsors Unyts blood drive

Encourages enrollment in NYS Donate Life registry

Amherst, N.Y. – New York State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer will celebrate National Donate Life month in April by sponsoring a Unyts blood drive at the Neighborhood Blood Donation Center at the Eastern Hills Mall on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

“As the only community blood bank in Western New York, Unyts ensures your blood donation helps families, friends and neighbors right here in our community.  Your donation can save up to three Western New York lives.  I encourage residents to help save lives by participating in my Unyts blood drive at the Eastern Hills Mall,” said Ranzenhofer.

April 23, 2012
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DEPUTY MAYOR GIBBS, SOCIAL SERVICE COMMISSIONERS AND LOCAL 371 RELEASE LATEST DATA ON WORKERS ASSAULTED ON THE JOB

61 NYC Social Service Employees Assaulted in the Line of Duty, Legislation Would Increase Penalties

 

April 23, 2012
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April 23, 2012
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Cox, Gianaris to offer rebuttals at 2012 LCA Show

Times Union reports that Senator Gianaris has been invited to present at the 2012 Legislative Correspondents Association Show.

The Legislative Correspondents Association Show has secured two talented rebuttal presenters for this year’s musical-comedy revue: State Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox and state Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens.

Read the full article here.

 

April 23, 2012
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JOIN SENATOR BALL FOR EARTH DAY 2012 AND HELP MOBILIZE THE EARTH

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

***Monday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m.***

April 23, 2012
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CHAIRMAN BALL FIGHTS FOR VETS, UNVEILS JOBS BILL FOR VETERANS

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Friday, April 27, 2012***

Enlists Support of Service Disabled Heroes

April 23, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of April 23, 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, “A rural New York blueprint”

[see attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the April 23rd Corning Leader -- and  the 2006 Rural Resources Commission report, "A Vision for Rural New York"]

 

April 23, 2012
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SENATOR ADDABBO STATEMENT ON JOHN ADAMS HS

-- In September of 2011, John Adams High School was one of a number of schools throughout the City of New York that was tapped to undergo a “transformation” – to take steps over three years to improve its operations, raise test scores, increase graduation rates, and ultimately provide our local children with the best possible education. 

April 23, 2012
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FLOOD WATCH AND PREPARATION

 

A Flood Watch remains in effect from Noon EDT today through Monday morning. Areas affected include Northern Westchester, Putnam and portions of Dutchess Counties.

April 22, 2012
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Update from National Grid on Water Main Break in Gravesend

 We wanted to take this opportunity to update you on our excellent progress in addressing the Brooklyn water main issue. I am pleased to report that as of 6:00 pm this evening:

· Street Main Service has been restored to 98% of customers and we are on target to complete restorations tonight.

· Relights have been completed for more than half of the customer (634 of the 1,200) and we expect to reach all those who are available tonight, while being sensitive to the Sabbath. Our ability to complete the relights will be dependent on gaining access.

· We removed 40,000 gallons of water

· More than 165 road openings were required.

April 21, 2012
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