Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator O'Mara seeking nominations for 'Women of Distinction' award

Albany, N.Y.—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C,Big Flats) is accepting nominations until Friday, April 8th for the Senate's 14th annual "Women of Distinction" program to honor women making outstanding contributions to local communities.

March 22, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Honors Winner of 1st Annual "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest"

Senator Carlucci Honors Winner

of 1st Annual "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest"

 (Spring Valley, NY) Today, Senator David Carlucci presented a Kindle to Hernz Laguerre, the winner of the "Black History Month Essay Writing Contest". His 1000 word essay highlighted the contributions of African Americans and the impact that these contributions have made on our lives.

March 22, 2011
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A Benefit Concert for Japan

A clothing drive will be organized. If you'd like to participate, drop off any winter garments and blankets at the performance.

March 31, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Patrick's Parish Musical Memories

The Rhapsody Players will be performing music from the 50's 60's and 70's.

For reservations, contact John Heffernan

at broadwayjack@earthlink.net, or

call (646) 335-2710 or (718) 745-3660.

April 30, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE

Parade travels up Fifth Avenue beginning at 64th Street. Festivities kick off at 1:30 pm.

March 27, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Reproductive Health Matters

Representatives of Planned Parenthood of New York City and the NYC Civil Liberties Union thank Senator Montgomery for affirming her support for the preservation of state and federal funding that enables their organization to deliver quality primary and preventive health care.  

March 22, 2011
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Legislative Update: March 21, 2011

Senator Maziarz talks about Verizon pulling out of Western New York, the special election in the 26th Congressional District, the Senate's approval of the ReCharge NY program, and his repeated calls for the OCFS Commissioner to either resign or be fired.

March 22, 2011
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Online Petition: Do You Support the Division of New York into two Separate States?

Yes, I support Senator Robach's legislation to provide for a referendum on the question "Do you  support  the division of New York into two separate states?".

March 22, 2011
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Senator Gianaris on WAMC's Capitol Connection

I was on WAMC's Capitol Connection, hosted by Alan Chartock, to discuss the need to bring real reform to Albany. You can listen to the interview here.

March 22, 2011
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Senator Farley & Catholic Charities Family Room's Community Health Fair Slated for April 19th


State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) will be co-hosting his annual health fair with Catholic Charities Family Room on Tuesday, April 19th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the upper level of the Riverfront Center, Amsterdam.

"Called the Community Wellness Day, this event has always been successful in delivering information on services that local agencies provide to the public," Senator Farley said. The health fair is geared towards people of all ages and is set during the break week for local schools so families can participate. Those unable to attend can call Senator Farley’s office to obtain brochures and weblinks on health topics.

April 19, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Staten Island Ferry Report Card

Thank you for taking the time to fill out the “Staten Island Ferry Report Card”. Your opinions matter! Please mark the answers to the questions as indicated and click submit.

March 21, 2011
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN PLANS SERIES OF TOWN HALL MEETINGS THROUGHOUT DISTRICT IN APRIL

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) will be hosting a series of community town hall meetings for the residents of his district throughout the month of April. The town hall meetings are scheduled for April 6th, 7th and 13th and all begin at 7:00 p.m.

 

*Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights residents are invited to attend a neighborhood town hall meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 8401 Ridge Boulevard.

 

*Bensonhurst and Gravesend residents are invited to a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 7, 2011 to be held at Intermediate School 228, located at 228 Avenue S.

 

March 21, 2011
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March is American Red Cross Month: Senator Breslin Urges Humanitarianism & Community Involvement

Contact: Evan Schneider | 518-455-2225 | eschneid@nysenate.govMarch 21, 2011(Albany, NY)-Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) is reminding New Yorkers that March is American Red Cross Month, and encouraging all New Yorkers to help their communities and not-for-profits like the Red Cross. American Red Cross Month is a longstanding tradition marking the important work of the organization which has provided critical assistance during people’s time of need for more than 125 years.

March 21, 2011
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Senator Díaz Responds to NY Post - March 21, 2011

March 21, 2011

 

Ms. Candice M. Giove

NYPost

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036-8790

 

Dear Ms. Giove:

Thank you for your article “See Spot owner run to class,” which was published in the NY Post on Sunday, March 20, 2011. It is always gratifying to receive acknowledgement when legislation is publicized. As you know, this year, I have introduced more than one hundred pieces of legislation, some of them dealing with solving the State’s fiscal crisis (see below).

March 21, 2011
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