Issues: Miscellaneous

Night Time Travel Lane Closures of Montauk Highway/NY Route 27A in the Town of Babylon in Suffolk County Begin Tuesday, July 26, 2011

For the protection of motorists, night time travel lane closures of Montauk Highway/NY Route 27A, between NY Route 231 and NY Route 109 in the Town of Babylon, Suffolk County, will begin Tuesday night, July 26, 2011 and continue weekdays for approximately five weeks.  The closures will take place between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each night, Sunday through Thursday, weather permitting.  No street parking is permitted during this construction work.  This operation also includes a small section of NY Route 231 just north of Montauk Highway.  Utilizing lane shifts, a single travel lane in each direction will remain open, but motorists are strongly urged to use alternate routes or they will experience delays.   

August 4, 2011
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LaValle Bill Signed Into Law, New York Cracks Down on Dogfighting and Cockfighting

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle said today that legislation he introduced in the New York State Senate and passed both houses of the legislature has been signed into law by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The new law closes a major loophole in New York’s animal fighting laws that currently allows some dogfighters and cockfighters to escape punishment by masquerading as spectators.

“Causing animals to fight and betting on the outcome is inhumane,” said Senator LaValle. "This new law  will provide law enforcement and prosecutors with a stronger tool with which to combat these terrible acts." 

August 4, 2011
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MARCELLINO TO JOIN NOT-FOR-PROFIT TASK FORCE

Governor Cuomo today announced that Senator Carl L. Marcellino and Assemblyman Steve Englebright, chairmen of the Senate and Assembly Governor Operations Committee, will join the Governor's task force to investigate the executive and administrator compensation levels at not-for-profits that receive taxpayer support from the state.

August 4, 2011
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Playmobile to visit 79th Street Playground

The playmobile unit will be at 79th St. & Shore Road on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from 11-3pm

Open to all!

Wake the kids & tell the neighbors!

For more information visit http://www.nycgovparks.org​/events/2011/08/11/playmob​ile

August 11, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MICHAEL CUSICK ANNOUNCE NEW STATE LAW TO PREVENT PHRAGMITES FIRES

Law Will Empower Property Owners to Protect Themselves & Neighbors  

August 4, 2011
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Zeldin: Cuomo’s Probe of Non-Profit Executive Compensation Is Timely and Necessary

State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I- Shirley) today applauded the decision by Governor Andrew Cuomo to launch a probe of non-profit executive compensation in light of recent news stories of widespread abuse.

“Governor Cuomo’s probe of non-profit executive compensation is timely and necessary,” said Senator Zeldin. “It is almost daily now that we read in the papers new accounts of widespread abuse by non-profit executives.”

Senator Zeldin, who released a statement this past Monday calling for legislative action on this issue in 2012, was very pleased to learn of the Governor’s probe.

August 3, 2011
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Senator Lee Zeldin Holds First Mobile Office Hamlet Day at Patchogue Library

Patchogue, N.Y. – State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) held his first Mobile Office “Hamlet Day” on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at the Patchogue- Medford Library. Dozens of residents from the Patchogue area turned out to meet with Senator Zeldin to share their concerns and questions regarding issues facing their local community and New York State.

Senator Zeldin (above left) is pictured here speaking with the Gallaghers (above right) of East Patchogue.

August 3, 2011
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August 30, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 31, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 25, 7:00 PM - 10:49 PM
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August 24, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 18, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 17, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 15, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 10, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 8, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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