Issues: Miscellaneous

THE PATCH: EX-KISCO MAYOR REILLY HONORED AS 'WOMAN OF DISTINCTION'

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Speaking to congratulate his precedessor on becoming a "woman of distinction," Mayor Michael Cindrich noted that Patricia Reilly's career and volunteerism is more extensive than the biography submitted for the honor.

February 9, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: LIGHT ATTENDANCE AT BALL’S BUCHANAN OFFICE HOURS

 

by Jessica Glenza

BUCHANAN, N.Y. – Less than a dozen people showed to State Sen. Greg Ball’s (R-Patterson) office hours, a question and answer session with the senator, late Wednesday morning at Buchanan Village Hall. Points of concern among the scant crowd were split between state issues, like tax cap legislation, and micro-issues, including village signage.

February 9, 2012
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Senator Golden asks you to consider nominating a youngster to be one of "Frankie's Heroes".

The Francesco Loccisano Memorial Foundation, (www.FrankiesMission.org), a non-profit serving pediatric cancer patients nationwide, will host an event to celebrate children and teens who demonstrate outstanding qualities and values toward bettering the lives of others and their community.

The inaugural ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 24th, and will take place at New York City Events-Dyker Beach Catering. The proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s mission of assisting the pediatric cancer community.

 

The Board of Directors of the Foundation, and event chairman, Richard Rizzuto, are encouraging the community to nominate children and teens who:

 

February 9, 2012
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Senator Breslin Celebrates February as Black History Month

(Albany, NY) “February is a time to observe and remember the history of African American’s in our society, but also embolden ourselves in the continuing fight for social and economic justice,” said Senator Neil D. Breslin (D – Delmar), marking February as Black History Month.

The history of racism in the United States – in our economy, legal and justice system, as well as everyday life – is one often difficult to talk about, but which helps define every American, regardless of race or ethnicity. Recognizing the need to reflect on our roots every day, not just during the month of February, Senator Breslin observed that the celebrations, exhibits, and ceremonies dedicated this month to black history allow for both reflection and recommitting oneself to equality.

February 9, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ACCEPTS YORKTOWN’S KATHLEEN QUINN AS A WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

 

Formal Induction Ceremony to be Held March 30th

February 9, 2012
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC


Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee 

February 8, 2012
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Senator O'Mara meeting with community residents in Ithaca on Thursday

Ithaca, N.Y., —New York State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats)  reminded area residents that he will hold a community meeting in Ithaca on Thursday, February 9, 2012.

Thursday’s meeting in Ithaca is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Kendal at Ithaca Auditorium (2230 N. Triphammer Road).

February 8, 2012
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Senate Passes Resolution Proclaiming February 7, 2012 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The New York State Senate passed a Legislative Resolution proclaiming February 7, 2012 as  Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day in New York. Senator Velmanette Montgomery is a sponsor of the the Resolution that reads as follows:

February 8, 2012
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SENATOR GOLDEN ASKS: “ARE YOUR KIDS SAFE?” ORGANIZES TOWN HALL ON TEENAGE DRUG ABUSE AND BULLYING

Brooklyn – Responding to recent reports of area teenagers falling ill and dying from an overdose of drugs, specifically “Oxycotton” (Oxycontin), State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host an important town hall meeting regarding teenage drug use and school bullying on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at Dyker Heights Intermediate School located at 8010-12th Avenue in Brooklyn.

February 8, 2012
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ADDABBO BRINGS METROCARD VAN TO HOWARD BEACH & GLENDALE

Senator Is a Member of NYS Senate’s Committee on the Aging

 

 

February 8, 2012
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February 7, 2012
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TEAM BALL ACCEPTS FORMER MT. KISCO MAYOR INTO WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (2/7/2012) – While Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was busy in session at the Capital Building in Albany, his Chief of Staff, Jim Coleman, and Deputy Director of Constituent Services, Suzi McDonugh, stopped by the Mt. Kisco Village Hall to accept the nomination of former Mayor Patricia Reilly as a Woman of Distinction and to continue Senator Ball’s “Jobs Tour.”

February 7, 2012
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ARE YOUR KIDS SAFE?

Please join us for AN IMPORTANT

TOWN HALL MEETING

*TEENAGE DRUG USE*

Including “Oxycotton” (OxyContin) and “Party Drugs”

*BULLYING IN OUR SCHOOLS*

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Dyker Heights Junior High School

8010-12th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

Know the signs!

Join us and get informed!

Health Care, Law Enforcement and Drug Prevention Program professionals will host a panel discussion and answer questions. Representatives from Lutheran HealthCare, The Dynamic Youth Community, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, & Department of Health will attend.

**Parents, grandparents, and educators are encouraged to attend**

February 15, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL TO ACCEPT YORKTOWN’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINATION AND CONTINUE “JOBS TOUR”

 

***Tuesday, February 7th at 7:30 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (2/6/2012) – On Tuesday, February 7th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be at the Yorktown Town Hall to accept the nomination of Kathleen Quinn as a Woman of Distinction and to continue his “Jobs Tour”.

February 7, 2012
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SENATE PASSES PACKAGE OF SCHOOL BUS BILLS - Bills intended to make riding bus safer for students, enhance communication, and make “school bus” signs more economical

            Senator Andrew Lanza today voted in favor a series school bus bills that passed the Senate that will ensure child safety and enhanced communication.

February 7, 2012
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN MEETS WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS AT THE ARAB AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) recently met with leaders of the Yemeni American Association of Bay Ridge, the Beit Al Maqdis Islamic Center, the Moroccan American House Association, the World Lebanese Cultural Union, the Egyptian American Community Foundation, the Arab American Association of New York and local business leaders to provide an update on his workings within the State Senate and the community, and discuss areas of concerns. He has issued this statement:

February 7, 2012
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