Issues: Miscellaneous

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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Senator Carlucci: Fighting To Get Residents of Rockland and Orange Counties The Federal Funding they Deserve

(West Nyack, NY)  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) publicly called on the Federal Government to include Rockland and Orange counties on the list of counties eligible to receive all federal assistance programs.

 

September 1, 2011
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EXAMINER: FATE OF DRILLING IN NY DRAWS CLOSER

by: Shannon Ayala

Many times this summer people have looked out their car window at protests in New York City and asked, “Frack?” The controversy at Governor Cuomo’s office yesterday however was over the word: dSGEIS.

September 1, 2011
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Senator Carlucci: Fighting To Get Residents of Rockland and Orange Counties The Federal Funding they Deserve

(West Nyack, NY)  Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) publicly called on the Federal Government to include Rockland and Orange counties on the list of counties eligible to receive all federal assistance programs.

 

September 1, 2011
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LaValle Calls on President to Expand Disaster Assistance For Suffolk County

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today called upon President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand federal disaster assistance available to  Suffolk  County so that home and business owners can apply for federal assistance.

While localities in Suffolk will be eligible to receive federal assistance to pay for storm related road, bridge and infrastructure repairs, home and business owners were not included on the list for disaster assistance.

“Some residents of Suffolk have extensive damages from the storm,” Senator LaValle said.  “I am urging the federal government to provide whatever assistance is needed to help people recover.”

September 1, 2011
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Senator Owen Johnson Calls on President to Expand Disaster Assistance for Suffolk County

Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) today called on President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand federal disaster assistance available to Suffolk County so home and business owners can apply for federal assistance.

While localities in Suffolk County will be eligible to receive federal assistance to pay for road, bridge and infrastructure repairs related to the storm, home and business owners were not included on the list for disaster assistance.

September 1, 2011
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Senator Farley Calls on President to Expand Disaster Assistance for Montgomery County

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) called on President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand federal disaster assistance available to Montgomery County so home and business owners can apply for federal assistance.

While localities in Montgomery County will be eligible to receive federal assistance to pay for road, bridge and infrastructure repairs related to the storm, home and business owners were not included on the list.

September 1, 2011
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