Issues: Miscellaneous

2.14.12 "Your Voice" with Senator Catharine Young

February 14, 2012 -- Senator Young Discusses Hosting the Future Farmers of America Tour at the Capitol, St. Bonaventure HEOP Tour, Health Care Issues & Mandate Relief

February 14, 2012
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Senate Passes Legislative Resolution Proclaiming February 7, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Senator Montgomery praises the Senate's passage of Legislative Resolution proclaiming February 7, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in New York State.

February 14, 2012
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Senate Passes Resolution Proclaiming February 7th, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Month

Senator Montgomery praises the Senate's approval of a resolution proclaiming February 7, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

February 14, 2012
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TEENAGE DRUG ABUSE AND BULLYING IN OUR SCHOOLS TO HIGHLIGHT TOWN HALL DISCUSSION

Brooklyn - State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host a town hall meeting on teenage drug use and school bullying, on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at I.S. 201 located at 8010-12th Avenue in Brooklyn.

Senator Golden will discuss legislative efforts to curb drug abuse and bullying in our schools, as well as moderate two panel discussions to address these topics, both followed by a question and answer period.

***Panel 1: Drug Use and Abuse Among New York’s Youth***

*Dr. Bradford Goff, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Lutheran Medical Center

*Joseph A. Piraino, Supervising Detective Investigator, Kings County DA’s Office

February 14, 2012
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UCCA Holds Annual Breakfast

The Queens Gazette wrote an article about the United Community Civic Association's annual breakfast, where executives and elected officials gathered to discuss various regional issues.

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its third annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast on February 3. Civic and community leaders, community board representatives, major commercial, industrial and hospital chief executive officers and administrators were invited to speak on various topics from the city budget, hydrofracking, garbage pick up, education and quality of life issues.

 

February 14, 2012
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Flying Tips for Older Passengers

An editorial by the New York Times discusses some of the difficulties senior citizens may encounter when travelling by air and how some of these issues can be avoided. Senator Gianaris recommends that when flying, be sure to tell TSA officials about any medical conditions in advance of going through security.

FLYING, as most travelers know all too well, can be arduous. But while some of us may grumble about cramped airline seats and security pat-downs, simply navigating an airport can be downright disorienting for elderly travelers.

 

February 14, 2012
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Summer Lifeguard Positions Available for Staten Island High School & College Students



Ages 15 & up • Training classes starting soon!

Call The Pool Therapist at 718-370-7003 ext. 3 or apply on line at:

February 14, 2012
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Members of the Delaware County Youth Bureau Visit Senator Bonacic

Members of the Delaware County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Senator John Bonacic, Alyana Haywood,  Annie Lecompte, Sara Yambur and Lara Yambur, Youth Program Director.

February 14, 2012
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Members of the Orange County Youth Bureau Visit Senator Bonacic

Members of the Orange County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Jonathan Gomez, Rachel R. Wilson, Youth Program Technician, Carol Chichester, Director, Amanda Allspach and Senator John Bonacic.

February 14, 2012
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DAILY LEWISBORO: SENATOR BALL PAYS VISIT TO LEWISBORO SENIORS

 

by Bob Dumas

SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) stopped by the Lewisboro Adult Seniors’ weekly meeting at the South Salem Firehouse on Wednesday to meet with its leaders and discuss the group’s problems and needs.

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March 3, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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GOV. CUOMO: SENATOR RITCHIE IS 'MAKING A BIG MARK' ON STATE GOVERNMENT

Gov. Cuomo singled out Senator Ritchie at a recent event, saying the freshman lawmaker was "making a mark" on the capital once known for dysfunction, but now seen as getting things done for hardworking taxpayers.

February 14, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL GIVES KEYNOTE SPEECH AT VETERANS’ MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING INITIATIVE

 

Urges swift passage of TBI/PTSD ID Card Bill.

***Friday, February 17th at 8:00 a.m.***

February 14, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

February 14, 2012

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and fellow Ministers from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization have accepted an invitation to travel to the New Jersey State Legislature in Trenton to join New Jersey ministers in support of Traditional Marriage. The Pentecostal ministers will depart from the Bronx on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9AM from the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue (between Jennings and Freeman Avenues).

February 14, 2012
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

February 14, 2012

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Accepts Invitation to Rally for Traditional Marriage in Trenton

New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) and fellow Ministers from the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization have accepted an invitation to travel to the New Jersey State Legislature in Trenton to join New Jersey ministers in support of Traditional Marriage. The Pentecostal ministers will depart from the Bronx on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 9AM from the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue (between Jennings and Freeman Avenues).

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