Issues: Miscellaneous

Soccer Comes To Citi Field

Queens Gazette wrote about and included photos of the Mets press conference that Senator Gianaris participated in. 

Soccer fans across the borough and the globe will soon come to Citi Field in Flushing to witness the historic inaugural soccer game between Ecuador and Greece. In a special preview at the home of the New York Mets, state Senator Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and Assemblymember Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) came to represent the Greek and Ecuadorian communities respectively.

June 1, 2011
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Coach Bob Hurley joins Bill Kaplan and Senator Bill Larkin at the Newburgh Armory

Coach Bob Hurley is the basketball coach at St. Anthony High School in Jersey City, New Jersey.  Coach Hurley has over 1000 career victories and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

May 31, 2011
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Senator Gianaris participates in NY Mets press conference to promote Greece-Ecuador soccer game at Citi Field.

Senator Gianaris and Assemblyman Moya participated in a press conference held by the NY Mets to promote the upcoming Greece-Ecuador soccer match that will be held at Citi Field on June 7. Senator Gianaris also scored a goal against Mr. Met.

May 31, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST “SUPPORT OUR TROOPS” RALLY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing plans to host his annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in Marine Park, at Avenue S and East 33rd Street.

Residents of the community are invited to join with veterans and family members of active servicemen and women in sending a message of support to our troops both home and overseas. The event will feature inspirational speeches and a patriotic musical selection. American flags will be distributed to all those in attendance.

Senator Golden stated, “I wholeheartedly offer my continuing gratitude to our service men and women. We must continue to gather as a community so to recognize the sacrifices that have been made in the name of freedom and liberty.”

June 12, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Teams from Ecuador, Greece set to kick off soccer tradition at Citi Field

New York Daily News wrote about the Mets press conference Senator Gianaris participated in along with Assemblyman Moya and Mr. Met to promote the Greece-Ecuador soccer game on June 7 at Citi Field.

Ecuador and Greece will square off in the first-ever soccer match at Citi Field next week, and a second game isn't far behind.

Two "major" international soccer clubs will play each other sometime this summer, Mets officials said.

David Howard, executive vice president of business operations for the Mets, said team officials have been looking for ways to expand the use of Citi Field, and decided soccer is the way to go.

May 31, 2011
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May 31, 2011
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Brooklyn's 3rd Annual Famous ice Cream Eating Contest

STATE SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN

&

THE ICE CREAM GIRL

Brooklyn's 3rd Annual Famous

Ice Cream Eating Contest

 

DATE: Sunday, June 5, 2011

TIME: STARTS 2 pm SHARP

PLACE: 5th AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

(In front of Senator Marty Golden's Office 7408 - 5th Avenue)

 

NOONTIME AT THIS LOCATION we will be Looking for some more eligible contestants (with ID of 18+) to compete.

June 5, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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VIDEO: Senator Betty Little with 2011 Women of Distinction honoree Kate Miller

Senator Betty Little recently honored Kate Miller as a "Woman of Distinction" at the New York State Senate's ceremony in Albany. 

May 31, 2011
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Queensbury mother honored as 'Woman of the Year'

By JON ALEXANDER jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 4:03 pm

QUEENSBURY -- The mother of a local suicide victim has taken the offensive against prescription drugs with potentially harmful side effects, and her work is getting statewide attention.

Kate Miller’s son, Cody, took his life in 2007 — 17 days after beginning a regiment of Singulair to treat seasonal allergies. Cody was an underclassman at Queensbury High School.

May 31, 2011
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Forever wild, meet forever viable

Press-Republican -- May 28, 2011

May 31, 2011
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Watch the Women of Distinction ceremony honoring Karen Richmond

Karen Richmond, executive director of the Children's Home of JeffersonCounty, is honored as a 2011 Senate Woman of Distinction. Richmond wasnamed for the honorary title by State Senator Patty Ritchie.

May 27, 2011
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Community Connection for May 29, 2011

Click the link below to download the Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending Sunday, May 29th. In this week's special issue to honor Memorial Day: a brief history of Memorial Day, events taking place to honor the holiday on Monday, and a recap of the 2011 Women of Distinction ceremony held in Albany earlier this week.

May 27, 2011
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Senator Kennedy Named Rising Star in New York Government

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Albany newsmagazine The Capitol has named Senator Timothy M. Kennedy, D-58th District, a rising star in New York government and politics in its annual “40 Under 40” section. The list acknowledges men and women whose impact has already been felt early in their careers and who possess high potential for the future.

“There is a lot of work that needs to be done in Albany and in Western New York, and I appreciate The Capitol for recognizing me as someone who can get the job done,” Senator Kennedy said.

May 27, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN NAMES COMMUNITY ACTIVIST ELAINE DELANEY 2011 “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) recently honored Public School 186 Parent Coordinator and community activist, Elaine Delaney for her outstanding work on behalf of our neighborhood and many causes, with special recognition from the State Senate as a 2011 New York “Woman of Distinction.” Senator Golden presented the award to her at a special event held in Albany earlier this week.

May 27, 2011
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AHRC Suffolk Arbor Day Celebration

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined in the Arbor Day Celebration at AHRC Suffolk’s Bohemia location on April 29, 2011.  A ceremonial tree planting took place with many participants and community members attending.AHRC Suffolk is a not-for-profit organization which has provided therapeutic programs and services to children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities for over 60 years.  Currently more than 2,500 people receive educational, vocational, residential and respite services through AHRC’s thirty-five facilities.Photograph:  Back row (left to right):

May 27, 2011
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LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER POR EL SENADOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ

27 de Mayo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

LO QUE USTED DEBE SABER POR EL SENADOR REV. RUBÉN DÍAZ

 

El Alcalde de la Ciudad de New York Michael Bloomberg se ha unido al grupo de los millonarios que estan levantando dinero para comprarle la conciencia y el voto a algunos Senadores para que aprueben el matrimonio entre hombres con hombres y mujeres con mujeres en el Estado de New York.

Con esta acción el Señor alcalde se une al Señor Gobernador Andrew Cuomo enviandoles un mensaje a los legisladores y al público.

May 27, 2011
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Staten Island Advance Editorial: Justice on judges

It's hard to believe that it has been four years since the state Legislature finally gave Staten Island its own, separate judicial district after decades of rejecting calls for this borough's judicial independence.    Of course, partisan politics factored heavily into that steadfast refusal. Leaders of the Democratic-controlled Assembly preferred it that Staten Island was an appendage of Brooklyn's 2nd Judicial District because Brooklynites invariably elect judicial candidates nominated by the Democratic Party.    But in 2007, the Assembly finally relented and passed a bill creating the 13th Judicial District.

May 27, 2011
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