Issues: Miscellaneous

FreshkillsPark: New Springville Greenway Informational Open House

 

The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is in the process of designing a 3.3-mile off-road bicycle and pedestrian path running north-south along the eastern edge of the future Freshkills Park site.

The path will begin at the intersection of Arlene Street and Signs Road and continue down the length of Richmond Avenue to its intersection with Arthur Kill Road, providing connection to existing and future on- and off-street bike facilities along the way.

 

May 14, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Honoring Local Businesses Owners Contributing to Local Economy

Victor - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently continued his long-standing commitment for business expansion and job growth as he spoke during the 7th Annual Victor Business Awards. The Victor Business Awards, modeled after the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Business Awards, recognize and honor the committed local business owners that devote their work to bettering the local economy.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Assemblyman Sean Hanna; Jack Marren, Victor Superintendent; Skip Lehman, Mach 2 Management and Businessperson of the Year; Kathy Rayburn, Executive Director of the Victor Local Development Corporation; John Holden, Mayor and President of the Victor Local Development Corporation.

May 6, 2011
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Senator McDonald's Earth Day Poster Contest

I would like to thank the  students in Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

Please click the participating school to view contest submissions:

Gowana Middle School

May 6, 2011
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LANZA'S BRUSH FIRE PREVENTION BILL PASSES SENATE

Bill Will Empower Property Owners to Protect Themselves & Neighbors

               The New York State Senate today passed legislation that will help protect the residents of Staten Island from phragmites-fueled brush fires.

May 6, 2011
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Senator Maziarz welcomes Indian spiritual leader to Albany

Senator George Maziarz met recently with Param Poojya Brahmarshi Shri Kumar Swami Ji at the New York State Capitol. 

At one time he was regarded as one of the best healers of the world.  He has been the personal doctor of the presidents, prime ministers, and ambassadors in India.  

 

May 6, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO WELCOMES MEMBERS OF LUPUS ALLIANCE OF AMERICA TO ALBANY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently welcomed members of the Lupus Alliance of America, Long Island/Queens Affiliate to the State Capitol.  

May 6, 2011
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Child Car Seat Safety Check

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be sponsoring a free car seat safety check on Saturday, May 21st in Massapequa Park.

May 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senator Montgomery and DC 37 Friends Talk Rent Reform

Senator Montgomery and DC 37 members talk about reform of the rent laws as well as OTB matters important to their membership.

May 5, 2011
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COPIAGUE RESIDENTS MEET WITH SENATOR FUSCHILLO DURING HIS “MOBILE OFFICE HOURS”

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with constituents during his Mobile Office Hours at the Copiague Library.  

May 5, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF THE PURPLE HEART WITH RIBBON FOREVER STAMP

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Veteran and Military Affairs, today applauded the United States Postal Service on the official unveiling of the Purple Heart “Forever” stamp.

The Purple Heart postage stamp was first issued in 2003 and the new classification as a “Forever” stamp, means that the Purple Heart postage stamp will continue in circulation and supporters will no longer need to advocate to maintain it each time the price of stamps increases. Since 2003, each time the price of a postage stamp was increased, supporters were required to organize a letter writing effort to ensure that the stamp would continue.

May 5, 2011
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LANZA & TITONE’S BILL TO MAKE STATE MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES SAFER PASSES BOTH HOUSES OF LEGISLATURE

Bill Protects Patients by Preventing Commingling of Adults and Youth 

May 5, 2011
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Senator Farley Chats With Corinth Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting Greg Baker’s student government class from Corinth Central School on May 4th when they toured the Capitol. Those students on the tour included Jonathan Rumpf, Erika Spieldenner, Hannah Corlew, Jenny Kelley, Sara Jensen, Markus Messore, Phoebe Wells, Lisa Eggleston, Tyler Ellis, Lillee Parker, Richelle Poisson, and Kevin Cahill. Principal Brian Testani and teacher Jim Dunbar were also a part of the trip.

May 5, 2011
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Statement by Senator Jose Peralta On Cinco de Mayo

"The Cinco de Mayo commemoration of the Battle of Puebla transcends the victory of the greatly outnumbered Mexican army over the French armed forces,” Senator Jose Peralta said. “Cinco de Mayo is about the spirit and determination of our Mexican and Chicano brethren, about unity and patriotism, about strength of will and perseverance. It is a celebration of liberty and freedom and of the longstanding friendship between the United States and Mexico."

May 5, 2011
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SENATOR ADDABBO SETS FREE UNCLAIMED FUNDS EVENT FOR WOODHAVEN WITH NYS COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

Queens, NY, May 4, 2011 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., is co-sponsoring with the NYS Comptroller’s Office an Unclaimed Funds Event for Thursday, May 19, from 11 AM – 12 PM, at the Woodhaven Richmond Hill Senior Center, located in the Ambulance Corps building at 78-15 Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven. 

May 5, 2011
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