Issues: Miscellaneous

Fuhgeddabout L.A.! New York's a booming mecca for TV and film these days

An editorial by the New York Daily News talks about the growing TV and film production business in New York City that has resulted from New York state's film tax credit. Senator Gianaris is a supporter of the film tax credit and helped bring it to fruition.

Think you’re in Hollywood? Think again.

 

These are just some of the stars filming on soundstages and streets not very far from where you live.

 

TV and film production is booming in New York City, prompting local studios large and small to increase their space to keep up with the demand.

 

April 2, 2012
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Do-good pol driven nuts

By DOUGLAS MONTERO

Last Updated: 1:28 AM, March 26, 2012

Even a powerful state senator is no match for the Department of Motor Vehicles.

State Sen. Ruben Diaz has gone through 17 months of DMV hell trying to get the title on a 20-seat passenger bus for the disabled that he wants to donate to a nonprofit in the Dominican Republic.

The hair-pulling drama began in October 2010, when the bus was given to the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, which Diaz (D-Bronx) heads. But the senator was unable to get the title because a defunct business in Missouri had a lien on the bus.

April 2, 2012
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Senator O'Mara welcomes Tompkins County high school students to the Capitol

CAPITOL STUDENTS--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) welcomed two high school students representing Tompkins County to the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

In the photo above, Carolyn Eggleston (r.), an Ithaca High School senior, and Valerie Horn (l.), a freshman at Dryden High School, join Senator O'Mara on the rostrum in the historic Senate chamber.

April 2, 2012
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DAILY BEDFORD: BEDFORD 2020 CO-FOUNDER NAMED WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

 

by Liz Button

BREWSTER, N.Y. — Bedford 2020 co-founder Mary Beth Kass was among more than 30 local women honored Friday by Sen. Greg Ball (R-C-Patterson) for community service, as part of the senator’s first Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

April 1, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO HOST MTA PAYROLL TAX FREEDOM DAY WITH OPEN HOUSE AND BBQ!

 

***Sunday, April 1st at 12 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – 3/26/12 – Ready for a burger and a hotdog, or two, three or four?!

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS YORKTOWN WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Katherine Quinn is recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Yorktown, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS SOUTHEAST WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Eleanor Fitchen who was posthumously recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Southeast, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS SOMERS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Thelma Barlow who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Somers, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS LADIES AUXILIARY WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Mary Monte is recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS CARMEL WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Antoinette De Bellis who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Carmel, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS SPECIAL CARMEL WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Erin Bentivegna who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Carmel, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PUTNAM VALLEY WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Kathleen McLaughlin who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Putnam Valley, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS POUND RIDGE WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Wilma Rogalin who was posthumously recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Pound Ridge, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PHILIPSTOWN WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Betty Budney who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Philipstown, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PEEKSKILL WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, the Founding Mothers of Hudson River HealthCare (HRHCare), Jeannette Phillips, Willie May Jackson, Mary Woods, and Peark Woods (posthumously) who were all recognized for their distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Women of Distinction representing the City of Peekskill, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PAWLING WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Nancy Tanner who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Village of Pawling, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS PATTERSON WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Virginia “Ginny” Nacerino who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Patterson, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS NORTHEAST WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Julie Schroeder who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of North East, New York.

March 31, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS NORTH SALEM WOMAN OF DISTINCTION AT DISTRICT WIDE HALL OF FAME

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Janice Hellwinkel who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of North Salem, New York.

March 31, 2012
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