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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2012

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo to Meet in Soundview Today to Help Family of Tragic Car Accident

April 30, 2012
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST CELEBRATION OF ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

Brooklyn-  State  Senator  Marty  Golden  (R-C,  Brooklyn)  today is announcing that he will be hosting his 9th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, May 6, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at McKinley Park, located at Bay Ridge Parkway and Fort Hamilton Parkway, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage which is the month of May.

The  program  will  include ethnic dances including demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, Korean dance, Malaysian dance, Burmese dance and Chinese dance. A wide variety of ethnic food, arts and crafts, and prizes will be available as well.

April 30, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo to Meet in Soundview Today to Help Family of Tragic Car Accident

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 30, 2012

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo to Meet in Soundview Today to Help Family of Tragic Car Accident

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (D-Bronx) will meet with Mr. Juan Gonzalez today at 4:00PM at 634 Taylor Avenue in the Soundview Section of the Bronx to discuss how the community can help the relatives of the seven victims of yesterday’s tragic car accident. Mr. Gonzalez lost his wife and children and other family members in a fatal car accident when the car carrying his family crashed through guardrails on the Bronx River Parkway.

April 30, 2012
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ADDABBO CUTS RIBBON AT NEW DANNY’S SZECHUAN GARDEN IN HOWARD BEACH

Queens, NY, April 30, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. released the following quote following the April 21 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Danny’s Szechuan Garden, 156-40B Crossbay Boulevard, some 8 blocks north of the restaurant's former longtime location at 164-14 Crossbay Boulevard.

April 30, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates Opening Day of the North Syracuse Little League Baseball Season

State Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with members of the North Syracuse Little League baseball team on Saturday, April 28, 2012.  The Senator, who played baseball in high school and at Syracuse University, participated in opening ceremonies and threw out the first pitch.  He also helped kick off the season with members of the Valley Little League and the Southside American Little League teams.

April 30, 2012
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Senator Parker Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara, Chair of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Caucus

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Assemblyman Karim Camara (D-43) Chairman of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus

April 26, 2012

Discussion Topics:

History of the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus, Caucus' Priority Legislation, Brooklyn Hospital Closures, NY Stop & Frisk policies, Mininum Wage

 

About the NYS Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus:

April 30, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Helped Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps

Senator John A. DeFrancisco presented a Citation to members of the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps on April 28, 2012.  The GBAC is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

April 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS PASTA DINNER FOR JEFFERSON VILLAGE SENIORS

Jefferson Valley, N.Y. – (4/27/2012) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) served a free pasta dinner for over 250 residents at the Jefferson Village community center this past Friday night. The dinner was complete with spaghetti, meatballs, toss salad and sliced Italian bread.

April 30, 2012
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates Opening Day of the 2012 Little League Baseball and Softball Season

Senator John A. DeFrancisco is pictured with members of the Southside American Little League team in Syracuse on Saturday, April 28th.  The Senator participated in opening ceremonies.   

April 30, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD BRING PASSPORT PROGRAM TO NORTH MERRICK

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently partnered with Town of Hempstead Clerk Mark Bonilla and Supervisor Kate Murray to bring the Town’s mobile passport van to North Merrick.

        Senator Fuschillo arranged for the passport van to come to the North Merrick Public Library to give residents an easy and convenient way to obtain or renew a U.S. passport.

        Residents who were unable to attend the program but would like more information about obtaining a passport or future mobile passport programs can call the Hempstead Town Clerk’s passport division at 516-812-3100.

April 30, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and The New York Hispanic Clergy

to Pray in the Statue of Liberty

You should know that the Yearly National Day of Prayers, this year will take place on Thursday May 3rd from 12:30-2:00 PM, and that every State of the Nation will be calling their residents to join the prayer for our Government and our Nation.

Here in New York City, we will be celebrating and praying in the Grounds of Liberty Island where the Statue of Liberty is located.

April 30, 2012
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May 18, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Shirley, Mastic & Mastic Beach “Tri-Hamlet” Elected Officials and Community Residents Unveil Tri-Hamlet Renaissance Project and Report

“Unprecedented Unified Effort Could Change Community Forever” ~ Senator Lee Zeldin

Mastic Beach, NY- State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Jr. (I- Sag Harbor), Assemblyman Dean Murray (R, C- East Patchogue), County Legislator Kate Browning (WFP, D- Shirley), Brookhaven Town Councilman Dan Panico (R, C, I- Manorville) and Mastic Beach Village Mayor Bill Biondi were all on hand today at the William Floyd High School Library to announce the Tri-Hamlet Renaissance Project and unveil a 33 page collaborative report detailing proposed projects that community leaders, including local elected officials from every layer of government, have agreed to work together towards achieving.

April 29, 2012
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THE PATCH: JOBS BILL WOULD HELP DISABLED VETS’ COMPANIES GET STATE CONTRACTS

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Businesses that are owned by disabled military veterans could get a boost under a proposed bill that would give them preference during the bidding process for state contracts.

April 28, 2012
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April 27, 2012
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Please take advantage of a great program from the Department of Sanitiation.

This will help keep and your house and the environment clean! And remeber to assist any of your elderly nieghbors who need help droping off those items.

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dsny/html/home/home.shtml

April 27, 2012
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Senator Ritchie met future nurses from SUNY Canton


Senator Ritchie met future nurses from SUNY Canton.

April 27, 2012
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