Issues: Miscellaneous

Students Encouraged To Participate In Earth Day Competition

The Queens Gazette posted Senator Gianaris' announcement of the 2012 Earth Day Competition, which he encourages all students in his Western Queens district to participate in.

In celebration of Earth Day, state Senator Michael Gianaris is inviting elementary school students in his Western Queens district to participate in the Earth Day Competition 2012. This poster contest gives children the opportunity to illustrate the importance of improving the environment.

 

The theme for this year’s Earth Day contest is “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.

 

February 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SPEAKS WITH CARMEL-KENT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ABOUT JOB CREATION

Carmel, N.Y.  – (2/21/12) – On Tuesday, February 22th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Carmel-Kent Chamber of Commerce to give a legislative update, present his job creation initiatives, and to ask the group for their own ideas on local job creation.

February 22, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES CALHOUN STUDENT ON BEING NAMED NATIONAL SEMI-FINALIST IN INTEL-SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH

        Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) presents Calhoun student Asia Brown with a copy of a legislative resolution he sponsored in recognition of her being named a national semi-finalist in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search. They are joined by (left to right) Science Department Chairperson Rochelle Battersby, teacher Jennifer Pefanis, and Principal David Seinfeld.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently congratulated Asia Brown, a student at Calhoun High School in North Merrick, on being named a national semi-finalist in the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search.

February 22, 2012
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTIONS HONORING MASSAPEQUA PARK EAGLE SCOUTS

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed legislative resolutions he sponsored honoring Massapequa Park residents Paul Engle, Christopher Valenti and Robert Duffy for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

        “Earning scouting’s highest rank is an achievement that only a select few ever attain. Through years of hard work and community service, Paul, Christopher and Robert have distinguished themselves as leaders who are more than worthy to be called Eagle Scouts. I congratulate them on earning this honor and am pleased that their accomplishments were recognized by the New York State Senate,” said Senator Fuschillo.

February 22, 2012
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Senator Golden's Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Come celebrate the lunar year of the dragon with free admission for performances, lion dance, opera, singing, dancing, lucky draw and refreshments.

March 4, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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LEGISLATION CO-SPONSORED BY ADDABBO TO BOOST GRAFFITI REMOVAL EFFORTS IS APPROVED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE

Queens, NY, February 21, 2012 -- Under a bill (S.585) co-sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), convicted graffiti vandals would get a taste of their own medicine and be required to clean up graffiti and repair damaged property as part of their sentences, according to the Queens lawmaker. 

February 21, 2012
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New York State May Owe YOU Money!

Dear Friend,

You may be entitled to some of the over $10.5 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State.

For your protection, banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to surrender inactive accounts to the State. These accounts are known as "lost," "abandoned" or "unclaimed" funds.  

February 21, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN MCDONOUGH JOIN WITH MEPHAM STUDENTS AND CABLEVISION IN HELPING TO “DELETE CYBER-BULLYING”

        Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (second right) and Assemblyman McDonough (center) join with Mepham Principal Mike Harrington (right), teacher Jaqueline Geller (back left), Social Studies Chairperson Robyn Einbinder (left), students Rachel Santos, Danielle Hesse, Brian Hammel, and Alex Curci and Jeff Clark (back second left) and Trent Anderson (back third left) of Cablevision at the Delete Cyberbullying event.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently joined with Mepham High School and Cablevision in encouraging students to take an active stand against cyber-bullying.

February 21, 2012
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February 27, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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February 21, 2012
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Human Services Advocates Bring Budget Concerns to Albany

Representatives of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies and the Black Veterans for Social Justice, Inc. discussed with Senator Montgomery their 2012 Budget Agenda, including the impact of the Governor's proposed fiscal plan on child welfare, early childhood education, elderly welfare, HIV/AIDS, income security, workforce development and youth services.

February 21, 2012
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Applications for Funding Awards Being Sought to Educate Small Businesses about Health Insurance Options

Community Health Advocates (CHA) invites mission-driven business service organizations throughout New York State to apply for grants of $20,000 to $60,000 to provide outreach and assistance to small businesses in their communities about health insurance coverage, health reform and small business health insurance tax credits. CHA seeks to establish a small business assistance program (“SBAP”) to educate small businesses about the ACA, provide assistance to small businesses about health insurance and help inform the design and development of the State’s SHOP Exchange. Possible applicant organizations would include Chambers, Business Improvement Districts, local and economic development councils, and other groups that provide services and support to small business

February 21, 2012
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan has been elevated to serve as a Cardinal in the Catholic Church. New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie has vetoed legislation which would have redefined marriage.

My dear reader, this weekend we have great cause to celebrate.

February 21, 2012
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER

Por el Senador Rev. Ruben Diaz

Distrito 32 Condado del Bronx, New York

Tel. 718-991-3161

El Papa Benedicto XVI le otorgo el titulo de Cardenal de la Iglesia al Arzobispo de New York Timothy Dolan, convirtiendolo así en un princípe de la Iglesía Católica Apostólica y Romana.

En New Jersey, El Gobernador Chris Christie anulo con un “Beto” la legislación que autorizaba los matrimonios entre homosexuales, infligiéndole asi una derrota a los proponentes del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.

February 21, 2012
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