Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO HIGHLIGHTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

 

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is encouraging women to contact their health care providers to receive regular screenings for breast cancer. 

"Breast cancer is more treatable the earlier it is detected,” said Senator Nozzolio. “I hope that this month especially, women will take the time to discuss screening options with their doctors.”

September 30, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST FREE SHREDDING EVENTS TO HELP YOU PROTECT AGAINST IDENTITY THEFT

Brooklyn –State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), today is announcing that he will host two free shredding events, at both of his district offices during the month of October, to assist residents in protecting themselves against identity theft.

 

The shredding truck will be parked outside Senator Golden’s office at 7408-5th Avenue on Saturday, October 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and will be outside his satellite office located at 3604 Quentin Road the following day, Sunday, October 19th, also from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Residents are invited to bring as many personal documents as they wish to shred.

 

September 30, 2014
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN URGES YOU TO GET YOUR FLU VACCINE AHEAD OF WINTER SEASON

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he is partnering with Coney Island Hospital to host a series of free flu shot events ahead of this Winter season for senior citizens, uninsured residents, and those who the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are encouraging to get the annual influenza vaccine.

 

Free flu shots will be available to the community on:

 

*Tuesday, October 7, 2014, Our Lady of Grace Auditorium, 435 Avenue W

 

*Thursday, October 9, 2014, Bay Ridge Manor, 476-76th Street

 

*Friday, October 17, 2014, Carmine Carro Center, 3000 Fillmore Avenue

 

September 30, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets Buddy Walk Participants

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) and members of the Shenendehowa High School football team enjoyed greeting participants in the annual Buddy Walk, sponsored by the Center for Disability Services & Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, on Sept. 28th in Schenectady. The event is held in celebration of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

September 30, 2014
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Senator Farley Participates in Adirondack Moose Festival

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of participating in the fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival, sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce, on Sept. 27th

September 30, 2014
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Senator Farley Visits Rogers Family Orchard in Johnstown

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) enjoyed the fifth annual Fulton County Day on the Farm, held at Rogers Family Orchard in Johnstown, on Sept. 28th.

September 30, 2014
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SENATOR GIPSON HONORS LOCAL VETERANS, SERVICE FAIR DRAWS HUNDREDS OF VETERANS & FAMILIES

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2014 Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | heppner@nysenate.gov

SENATOR GIPSON HONORS LOCAL VETERANS, SERVICE FAIR DRAWS HUNDREDS OF VETERANS & FAMILIES

FISHKILL, NY – On Saturday, September 27, 2014, New York State Senator Terry Gipson’s (D-Dutchess, Putnam) 2nd Annual Veterans and Families Fair at the Ramada Inn in Fishkill drew hundreds of local veterans and family members to learn about services available to them in the Hudson Valley. The event featured service providers and exhibitors that offer services such as health care, housing, employment, education, business support and much more, specifically for veterans and their families in Dutchess and Putnam Counties.

September 29, 2014
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New historic marker recognizes Pendleton history

Town residents and local officials showed up in force Thursday to dedicate a new historic marker that celebrates the founding of a small Erie Canal village that went on to become the modern town of Pendleton.

The blue and yellow historic marker was placed near the site of Pendleton founder Sylvester Pendleton Clark’s first log building at the Erie Canal portage he founded in 1821. Gaining the historic marker represents an important milestone as the town heads into its bicentennial era.

September 29, 2014
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of September 29, 2014 ~ 'An Upstate NY picture in time'

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "An Upstate NY picture in time"

[See attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the September 28th Corning Leader] 

September 29, 2014
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Queens pol says he has a way to make both street vendors and restaurants happy

As reported by the Daily News:

It could be back to the future for street vendors.

The city should resurrect and revamp a Mayor Giuliani-era taskforce to quell tensions between the mobile peddlers and brick-and-mortar businesses on Roosevelt Ave., state Sen. Jose Peralta said.

“Street vendors are established fixtures in many neighborhoods and critical parts of the fabric of many communities,” he wrote in a letter to Mayor de Blasio, asking for the defunct inter-agency Street Vendor Review Panel to be reconvened.

For full article, click here.

September 26, 2014
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Queens Rep Wants Street Vendor Review Panel Restored

As reported by NY1:

NY1 VIDEO: Senator Jose Peralta says tension is high between the storefront businesses and the vendors who share space in his district.

To view full video, click here.

September 26, 2014
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October 1, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Senator Farley Salutes New Saratoga County D.A.

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) recently had the pleasure of chatting with new acting Saratoga County District Attorney Karen Haggen. She was sworn into Sept. 19th and is Saratoga County’s first female D.A. The Ballston Spa native has worked in that office as an assistant D.A. for the past 23 years. “I wish her well in her new position and look forward to discussing law enforcement issues with her in the future,” Senator Farley said.

September 26, 2014
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Senator Skelos Delivering Tax Relief

 

Delivering Tax Relief To You

With so many hardworking families having a challenging time making ends meet, I have consistently made family tax relief one of my top priorities. 

That is why I am pleased to inform you about some of the new tax relief measures I’ve championed that will soon be helping local families throughout our region. 

September 26, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio presents special New York State Resolution to Gino Alberici of Port Byron

Port Byron- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution honoring Gino Alberici’s 34 years of dedicated service as a Social Studies teacher in the Port Byron Central School District and he was also the Head Coach of the Port Byron High School football team for over 32 years. Last year, the Port Byron Central School District honored Gino Alberici by naming the field after their long-time coach. Senator Nozzolio also helped to secure the necessary funding to purchase a new scoreboard which bears Gino Alberici’s name.

 

Pictured left to right are: Melinda Quanbeck, School Board Member; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Gino Alberici; and Superintendent Neil O’Brien.

 

September 26, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio attends Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast

Auburn- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined Senator Jim Seward, Assemblyman Bob Oaks, and Assemblyman Gary Finch at the Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast. Senator Nozzolio provided members with an update on some of the key issues facing the State Senate this year. Senator Nozzolio discussed his recommendation that the State use the $3.3 billion settlement from a French Bank to totally eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), fund critically important road and infrastructure improvements and further reduce the tax burden on New York's overburdened taxpayers.

 

September 26, 2014
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

October 8, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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