Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO TEAMS UP WITH ISLAND HARVEST TO SPONSOR HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he is teaming up with Island Harvest this holiday season to sponsor a food drive for families in need.  

November 30, 2011
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NYS SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO, JR. STATEMENT ON HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

Queens, NY, November 30, 2011 -- With our state on the cusp of venturing into uncharted territory with a natural gas drilling technique known as high-volume hydraulic fracturing – also commonly referred to as “hydrofracking” – Governor Andrew Cuomo, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and elected officials need to be well-versed and prepared for the serious ramifications our environment may encounter, and possible changes to our way of life, should hydrofracking fluids contaminate our water supply.  I applaud the DEC’s efforts to host and consid

November 30, 2011
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Senator Golden attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Emergency Department at Lutheran Medical Center

Senator Golden attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Emergency Department at Lutheran Medical Center this morning. In his remarks, Senator Golden spoke of the important role that Lutheran Health Care plays in our community. Senator Golden was instrumental in having a HEAL NY grant of more than $5.7 million dollars allocated to support the reconstruction and modernization of Lutheran's Emergency Department.

 

 

November 30, 2011
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December 10, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Senator Golden's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in McKinley Park - RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER


Due to the weather, tonight's Christmas Tree Lighting has been rescheduled until Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m., McKinley Park. Hope to see you next week and if you can, please consider bringing a toy to donate to Toys for Tots.

 

December 7, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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68 PRECINCT ADVISORY

In response to recent tire slashing incidents within the confines of the 68 Pct, a male suspect is being sought with partial description as follows:

Suspect Description

6 foot tall

Male White/Hispanic

Male was carrying a duffel bag

Black waist length jacket & black baseball cap

If anyone has information please contact the

68 Precinct Detective Squad at 718-439-4236

 

Helpful Hints

 

Park in well lit areas

Remember to lock all car doors

Remove all belongings when you leave the car

 

If you see someone acting suspicious

Try to remember the clothing they are wearing

Their direction of travel

November 30, 2011
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December 7, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR SALAND ON THE PASSING OF ASSEMBLYMAN TOM KIRWAN

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. - (11/29/11) - "Tom Kirwan was a valued, courageous colleague. He dedicated his life to public service, not only as an extremely conscientious, capable Assemblyman, but during his long and selfless commitment to public protection as a member of the New York State Police.  He will be missed." 

November 30, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST COMMUNITY TOWN FAIR FOR BENSONHURST AND GRAVESEND NEIGHBORHOODS

Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host his next neighborhood town fair on Thursday, December 1, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Family Home located at 1740-84th Street in Brooklyn.

The event, which will feature an opportunity for residents to have one on one conversations with City agencies in an informational fair setting, will also feature a town hall question and answer meeting. The NYPD will be offering crime prevention information and the Fire Department will be providing give-aways for your home.

November 30, 2011
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR BALL ON PASSING OF ASSEMBLYMAN TOM KIRWAN

 

Brewster, N.Y.  – (11/29/11) – "Today the Empire State mourns the loss of its greatest public servant. Tom was an amazing man, a real patriot and a close friend who many looked up to and admired deeply. His legacy is one of independence, integrity and humility and he will be deeply missed."

November 30, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN AND SANTA CLAUS TO HOST CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTINGS

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden is inviting friends, families and neighbors to join him as he hosts three Christmas Tree lightings to help bring out the holiday spirit throughout the community.

Senator Golden stated, "During the Christmas season, and all year, residents of our community should join together in the Christmas spirit and exhibit good will to serve the most needy. These Christmas tree lightings will serve as occasions where all can come to embrace those values together and enjoy the warmth that this holiday brings as winter comes upon us."

The Christmas Tree lightings, which will feature Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and a special visit from Santa Claus, will take place at the following times and places:

November 29, 2011
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON TIRE SLASHING INCIDENT IN BAY RIDGE

I trust that the 68th Precinct is fully investigating the overnight tire slashing incidents that took place on 71st and 72nd Street between Ridge Boulevard and Third Avenue. We have a zero tolerance for such acts of vandalism in the Bay Ridge community and we will catch those who did this and see that they are prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Anyone with any information, or if you have a video camera that may have captured this, should contact the 68th Precinct so to lead to a swift arrest

November 29, 2011
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Sheldon R. Sackstein Accepts Business Leader’s Award From United Jewish Appeal Federation

Senator Owen H. Johnson congratulated Sheldon (Shelly) R. Sackstein, recipient of this year’s Business Leader’s Award given by the United Jewish Appeal Federation (UJA-Federation).  Mr. Sackstein accepted the award at the UJA-Federation of New York’s 2012 Suffolk County Inaugural Dinner which took place on October 26, 2011 at the Dix Hills Jewish Center.The following individuals also received awards given by the UJA-Federation to thank them for their dedication and the example they set in the community:  Dr. Richard Hamburg received the Social Justice Award; Sheila & Gil Henoch received the Community Service Award; and Ronnit & Michael Kessler received the Community Leadership Award.

November 29, 2011
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Information on The Autism Bill

Legislation co-sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic (R/C/I – Mt. Hope) will enable individuals with autism to receive insurance coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders was signed by Governor Cuomo earlier this month.

For more information on this legislation, please follow the links below:

November 29, 2011
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SENATOR BALL TO ATTEND NASC 8TH ANNUAL SPORTSMAN-LEGISLATOR SUMMIT

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/29/2011) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be in Pennsylvania this week at the 8th annual National Assembly of Sportsmen Caucus Summit. Senator Ball who is an avid sportsman is the Chairman of the New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.

November 29, 2011
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