Issues: Miscellaneous

West Point Day 2012 in Albany

Senator Larkin is joined by Brigadier General Timothy Trainor, Colonel Mike Durham, Cadets and members of the Capital District West Point Society during the annual West Point Day celebration held at the Capitol.

May 4, 2012
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CARMEL RESIDENT RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD FROM LOCAL 812

 

Elmsford, N.Y. – (5/3/12) – On Thursday night Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined Local 812 (Soft Drinks and Breweries) to honor Carmel resident Bill Sampson with the Distinguished Service Award.

May 4, 2012
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GEORGE FISCHER MIDDLE SCHOOL HOSTS CONFERENCE WITH ELECTED OFFICIALS

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (5/4/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is pictured above with 7th grade students from George Fischer Middle School in Carmel at a youth conference this Friday. The youth conference was put together by the 7th grade class to give students an opportunity to sit down with their elected officials and ask questions.

May 4, 2012
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Senator Maziarz's Weekly Update on "Your Voice"

Senator Maziarz talks about Jilly's Law - to help victims of domestic violence and energy policy. Maziarz recently discussed energy with RIT students.

May 4, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending May 6, 2012

In this week's Community Connection, the State legislature passes legislation to protect our children, planting a tree to honor a Greece couple on Arbor Day, and upcoming events around the community in the week ahead. As always, you can view the Community Connection in full screen by clicking the link below.

May 4, 2012
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Senator Ritchie's 2012 Veterans Hall of Fame nominees

Senator Ritchie's 2012 Veterans Hall of Fame nominees.

May 4, 2012
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Senator Flanagan Welcomes Commack Student To Albany

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently welcomed Commack High School junior Samantha Kunz to Albany as she took part in the twelfth annual Students Inside Albany program.  While in Albany, Ms. Kunz shadowed Senator Flanagan for an afternoon and joined him on the Senate floor during a recent legislative session.  

May 4, 2012
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Osborne Association Members Lobby Lawmakers, Ask for Support of Montgomery Bills

Representatives of the Osborne Association came to Albany to ask lawmakers to support Senator Montgomery's legislation that was introduced to addresses concerns raised by three young people whose parents are in prison. The bills are:

S 6044-A: Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish and maintain a public website that provides information concerning specific visitation rules, regulations, policies and procedures for all correctional facilities.

May 4, 2012
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Gianaris And Bryant H.S. Youth Activists Celebrate Earth Day

The Queens Gazette wrote an article about the Global Kids Annual Youth Conference at Bryant High School, where Senator Gianaris met with students to talk about energy, climate change, and environmental policy.

A group of Global Kids Leaders at William Cullen Bryant H.S. in LIC met with state Senator Michael Gianaris on April 23, for a forum to celebrate Earth Day and explore how young people can improve environmental conditions in Queens.

Gianaris imparted strategies to the student leaders on influencing public policy to improve air quality and energy efficiency in Western Queens.

May 4, 2012
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FOUR STATEN ISLAND ORGANIZATIONS IN THE RUNNING FOR PRESTIGIOUS PARTNERS IN PRESERVATION RESTORATION GRANTS – SHOW YOUR STATEN ISLAND PRIDE AND VOTE TODAY!

Four Staten Island organizations are in the running for prestigious partners in preservation restoration grants.

May 4, 2012
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Senator Montgomery Applauds the Awarding of $330,301 for Public Library Construction in the 18th Senate District

Senator Montgomery applauded the designation of $330,301 in public library construction grant funds for four public libraries in her 18th Senate District.

May 4, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES MASSAPEQUA PARK GIRL SCOUT TO SENATE CHAMBERS

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed Massapequa Park Girl Scout Lauren Kerl to the Senate Chambers in Albany.

     Lauren, a member of the Massapequa Association of Girl Scouts, was in Albany as part of the Girl Scouts’ annual legislative showcase featuring bronze, silver, and gold award recipients from across the state.

May 4, 2012
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Help Olcott Beach win Ultimate Fishing Town Contest!!!

Help Olcott Beach win Ultimate Fishing Town Contest!!!!! The hamlet of Olcott Bea

May 4, 2012
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Senator Gianaris discusses what is being done to alleviate Newtown Creek's pollution problem

Senator Gianaris on a New York City water taxi traveling up Newtown Creek while getting briefed by the Newtown Creek Alliance on what's being done to alleviate the creek's pollution problem.

May 4, 2012
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Cast Your Vote for an Italian-American Landmark

  

Help preserve the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grotto in Rosebank, Staten Island.

 The National Trust for Historic Preservation is awarding grants as part of its "Partners in Preservation" initiative with American Express.

May 3, 2012
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Senator Golden and Assemblywoman Malliotakis Host Press Conference on Muni Meter Regulations

I would like to thank my colleague, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who joined me today in calling on the New York State Legislature to approve S. 6727/A.9353B, which seeks to replicate the City Council’s legislation Statewide that will allow muni-meter receipts to be used as evidence and create a five minute rule to protect motorists from tickets received when parking wherever muni meters are in effect in New York State.

May 3, 2012
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FREE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS SPONSORED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women in New York State. Until the cause and cure for breast cancer is found, the best tool in the fight against breast cancer is education and early detection. A mammogram can detect breast cancer almost 24 months before it can be manually detected.

May 4, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Bill Impacting Early Childhood Education Passes Senate

Dear Advocates for Children & Families:

A bill I am sponsoring, S.5650-C, passed the Senate on May 2, 2012. This legislation would direct the Commissioner of the New York State Education Department to issue a report on early childhood education in daycare settings.

Extensive research has proven that children with access to high-quality early education have a major advantage over those who do not. Currently, early childhood education in New York State is provided in a number of settings, from day care centers to nursery schools to private homes to public schools. The guidelines and regulations governing these activities vary by setting and are overseen by either the Office of Children and Family Services or the New York State Education Department.

May 3, 2012
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Senator Zeldin Attends Brentwood Clean Streets Project 2012

Hauppauge, NY - State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) attended the Brentwood Clean Streets Project 2012 this past Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Applebees in Hauppauge. Applebees hosted the many volunteers for breakfast before they headed out to Brentwood to clean the streets. Senator Zeldin (2nd from right) is pictured here with (from left to right): Applebees General Manager Evan Wayne, Development Coordinator for Youth Enrichment Services (YES) Marcos Maldonado, and Marvin Smith.

May 3, 2012
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