Issues: Miscellaneous

SANTA “NO TAX” CLAUSE, SENATOR BALL, SUPERVISOR SCHMITT AND COUNCILWOMAN MCDONOUGH DELIVER DEATH OF THE CONDO TAX IN CARMEL

 

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Brewster, N.Y. – (12/22/2011) – The residents of Pulte Homes in Carmel got an early Christmas present, Thursday, when Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Santa Claus showed up with the gift of tax relief.

During a legislative update at Pulte Homes last week, residents told Senator Ball that they were worried about a tax hike because of a possible condo tax. So, Senator Ball returned to Pulte Homes Thursday night along with Carmel Town Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt, Carmel Town Councilwoman Suzanne McDonough and Santa Claus to pledge that they would fight the condo tax.

December 26, 2011
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SENATOR BALL PLEDGES TO SECURE FUNDING FOR YORKTOWN SENIOR CENTER DURING HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/26/2011) –The Yorktown senior community got more than a visit from Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) at their annual holiday celebration— they got a commitment from Senator Ball that he will work to secure at least $100,000 in funding, which they never received from the Dormitory Authority for ongoing renovations to the Yorktown Senior Center.

The center offers nutrition programs, home meals, grocery shopping, a wellness program, medical transportation and a multitude of classes for the seniors who walk through its doors.

December 26, 2011
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BALL APPLAUDS ALBANY’S YEAR OF PROGRESS

 

by Art Cusano

ALBANY, NY – State Senator Greg Ball spent his four years as a state Assembly member railing against the establishment, but in his first year in the Senate the Republican from Patterson found to his surprise both major parties are actually working together.

December 26, 2011
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SENATOR GREG BALL CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH BUCHANAN SENIORS

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/23/2011) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson) celebrated the holidays with Buchanan seniors at their annual Christmas Party, which was held at the Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant on Tuesday.

December 23, 2011
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SENATOR BALL SINGS CAROLS FOR THE VETERANS IN MONTROSE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (12/23/2011) – The sounds of “Frosty The Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” filled the halls of the Montrose Veteran’s Association Hospital on Wednesday when Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and his district office team sang Christmas carols to the Veterans.

December 23, 2011
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Westlake High School Students Feature Senator in Documentary

Two students from Westlake High School, Josh Yamuder and Dennis Collen, recently interviewed Senator Stewart-Cousins for a film they are producing about the military draft in the United States. The documentary will present a range of opinions about the draft from public officials, veterans and the students themselves. When completed, it will be entered into the CSPAN StudentCam Competition, a nationwide video contest that encourages students to “think about issues that affect our communities and our nation.” Senator Stewart-Cousins said a draft is acceptable under certain circumstances, but added that young people should be encouraged to voluntarily serve the country, whether in the military or otherwise.

December 23, 2011
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Team Adams Hosts Holiday Open House

Senator Adams and Team Adams hosted their annual Holiday Open House at the district office in Brooklyn.  Elected officials, community leaders and neighbors were in attendance sharing holiday cheer!

December 23, 2011
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Senator Adams Hosts Holiday Open House

Senator Adams and Team Adams hosted their annual Holiday Open House at the district office in Brooklyn.  Elected officials, community leaders and neighbors were in attendance sharing holiday cheer!

December 23, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: TAX CUTS AND PROPERTY TAX CAP HIGHLIGHT NEW LAWS TAKING EFFECT JANUARY 1ST

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents that middle-class tax cuts and a property tax cap are among the new laws taking effect on January 1, 2012. Also among the new laws are new roadway safety measures, improved coverage for cancer treatments, and new protections to prevent underage smoking.

     The laws taking effect on January 1st include:

December 23, 2011
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December 23, 2011
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December 23, 2011
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Happy Holidays!

During this busy holiday season, I hope you are finding the time to gather with family, friends and those you care about to celebrate and share.I also want to thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as your representative in the State Senate.Over the past year, we've made real progress in our effort to turn New York around. We’ve cut taxes on businesses and middle class families, taken steps to help create jobs, and worked together to help make life in our community just a little better.In the New Year, please know that I will be here and ready to assist you. Please contact my office if you ever need my help.Happy holidays!Sincerely,

Owen H. Johnson

December 23, 2011
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Community Connection for Weeks Ending December 25th and January 1st

Here is the final Community Connection for 2011. In this week's issue, a holiday message from Senator Robach, Xtreme Fitness opens in Greece, and some of the events over the next two weeks. The next Community Connection will be published on on Friday, January 6th. Senator Robach and his entire staff wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

December 23, 2011
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December 23, 2011
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Senator Gianaris celebrates the holidays with YASA Carolers

Senator Gianaris with carolers from YASA who came to his district office to sing a number of holiday songs to him and Assemblymember Simotas.

December 23, 2011
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Senator Adams Celebrates 41st Bangladesh Victory Day

Senator Adams was one of the special invited guests to attend the 41st Bangladesh Victory Day Celebration, where he congratulated and celebrated with the people of Bangladesh in Brooklyn during the commemoration of Bangladesh's independence from Pakistan. The Senator presented a proclamation to Abu Naser Khaliquzzaman, a community business leader who strives to facilitate better understanding between the United States and the rest of the Muslim World.

December 22, 2011
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Senator Adams Speaks at 15th Annual Snow White Ball

Senator Adams was one of the keynote speakers at the 15th Annual Snow White Ball, where he encouraged all to work together despite cultural differences. He also honored Janet Lewis for being a cultural ambassador of West Indian heritage and for her outstanding work and service to our community.

December 22, 2011
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: BALL TO ‘ULTRA-WEALTHY’ CONGRESSWOMAN: ‘THANKS FOR THE (PAYROLL TAX) COAL’

by Liz Benjamin

Sen. Greg Ball seized on the House GOP’s refusal to pass the Senate’s two-month payroll tax holiday extension bill as yet one more opportunity to slam his local congresswoman, Rep. Nan Hayworth, whom he accused of being “completely out of touch with working families and struggling small businesses.”

December 22, 2011
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