Senator Maziarz recently visited the Lockport Community Christmas Market featuring local artisans, crafters, and merchants. The theme for last weekend's event was "Christmas in July," and here Senator Maziarz is seen signing a Christmas Card. Visit http://www.LockportCommunityMarket.com for more details.
Queens Courier wrote about Senator Gianaris' participation in the dedication ceremony of a new Astoria senior residence to the late Honorable Gloria D’Amico.
On July 3, the Vestry of the Board of St. Georges Church in Astoria, along with the owners of D&F Development Group, dedicated the newly-built Senior Residence in honor of the Honorable Gloria D’Amico, late Queens County Clerk.
Those who spoke at the ceremony included State Senator Michael Gianaris; Assemblymember Aravella Simotas; former State Senator George Onorato; Father Juan Quevedo-Bosch of Church of the Redeemer; Mother Karen of St. Georges Church; Leonard D’Amico and Peter Florey of D&F Development; and Amanda D’Amico, Gloria’s granddaughter.
Senator Addabbo and WPLJ are teaming up with the New York Blood Center for a summer blood drive. During the summer the supply of blood gets critically low. So we are doing our part to help replenish the supply. On Saturday, August 20th from 9AM to 3PM the bloodmobile will be in front of Rite Aid located at 65-35 Woodhaven Blvd in Rego Park to collect blood. Each donor will receive a free Scott & Todd 'Phone Scams' CD and if we reach 40 pints of blood we will raffle off tickets to Scott & Todd's WPLJ Friday Morning Blast Off Show in the fall of 2011.
If you would like to make a donation please call Pete at Senator Addabbo's district office at 718-738-1111 to make an appointment.
Long Island's two freshmen Senators - Senator Jack M. Martins and Senator Lee M. Zeldin - are currently appearing on the Cablevision show, Meet the Leaders. The theme of the show is a day in life of a Senator and includes footage of Senator Martins and Senator Zeldin going about their days in Albany. The two Senators then spoke about their first year in the Senate during an interview with the show's host, Patrick Halpin, at Cablevision's studios.
The show is airing until August 12 on Channel 118 on Cablevision on:
Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Steve Hawley fielded questions from fair-goers during a town hall meeting at the Orleans County Fair. Topics included support for agriculture, veterans benefits, and mandate relief for local governments.
With summer here, many people have been enjoying outdoor activities. State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C - Schenectady) wants to remind bicyclists of the importance of bike safety.
"I've seen many people enjoying the local trails such as Fulton County's FJ&G Bike-Hike Trail, Schenectady County's Mohawk-Hudson Bike Hike Trail and the Town of Ballston's Veterans' Memorial Bike Path," Senator Farley said. "Whether you want to explore trails in one of our region's parks or ride in your own neighborhood, safety is something to always consider."
Amenia, N.Y. – (07/26/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is stopping by the Town of Amenia to drop off a $100,000 check; grant money he secured for the Trail to the Train Project. The state funding will help the town meet its goal of extending the Harlem Valley Rail Trail 3,500 feet southward from the Wassaic Metro North Station into the historic hamlet of Wassaic.
State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) announced today his co-sponsorship of legislation to crack down on prescription drug abuse. Senator Zeldin represents the Senate District where a June 19, 2011 shooting at Haven Drugs in Medford, left 4 dead.
GERRY - At the recent Scandinavian Folk Festival at the Gerry Rodeo Grounds, Susan W. Sipos of Cassadaga had a demonstration on the use of the spinning wheel. On hand for the demonstration, one of the many people was Sen. Catharine Young.