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Senator Lee M. Zeldin Honors Judy Pepenella, 2011 Woman of Distinction

Last night, State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley), honored Judy Pepenella of Patchogue as a 2011 New York State Senate “Woman of Distinction.”

Judy Pepenella is a single mom who is raising two teenage children and is an advertising account representative for a small business on Long Island. Ms. Pepenella has devoted the last two and a half years of her life fighting for her country as a member of a local grassroots activist organization. Her activism has led her to become involved in local, state and federal politics over the last three years.

May 25, 2011
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Legislative Report From Senator Jack M. Martins

In his latest Legislative Report from Albany, Senator Jack M. Martins discusses the tax cap, the Mock Trial at the Manorhaven School, International Night at Elmont Memorial High School, the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce and mobile office hours.

May 25, 2011
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Deirdre Glenn Honored as 2011 Woman of Distinction

Deirdre Glenn, Senator Bill Larkin's honoree for the Senate's 2011 Women of Distinction Celebration, joins Senator Larkin in reviewing her biography after the ceremonies in Albany.  Ms. Glenn was honored for her outstanding contributions to the Newburgh community. 

May 25, 2011
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SENATE CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY WITH PASSAGE OF BILLS TO HELP VETERANS AND ACTIVE MILITARY

To commemorate New York State’s upcoming Memorial Day observance, the state Senate took time to honor current and former military service members, and especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. 

 

May 25, 2011
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Senator Flanagan Unveils Winner Of The 4th Annual Community Photography Contest

 1st Place Winner - Anita Kalonaros of Commack High School

 As the winner, Ms. Kalonaros will be a guest of Senator Flanagan's during an upcoming session of the New York State Senate.  In Albany, the winning student will be given a guided tour of the historic Capitol, visit the Senate photography staff for a personal lesson and be provided with access to the Senate Chamber to take pictures during a live Senate session. 

May 25, 2011
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Senator Farley Names Bonnie Daggett a Senate Woman of Distinction

 

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of naming life-long Schenectady County resident Bonnie Daggett as a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction at a ceremony in Albany on May 24th.

“Ms. Daggett has worked tirelessly for more than 30 years on behalf of people with disabilities,” Senator Farley said. “I admire her dedication and selflessness. I was truly honored and proud to bestow the award of Woman of Distinction to Ms. Daggett.”

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May 25, 2011
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Senator Gallivan Honors Janet Miller of Arcade as "Woman of Distinction"

ALBANY – Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R,C,I – 59th District) honored Janet Miller of Arcade with one of the New York State Senate’s highest honors this week, recognizing her as a contemporary “Woman of Distinction” for volunteerism and devotion to her Wyoming County Community.

“Janet is one of those special people who makes Western New York such a wonderful community,” said Gallivan. “By contributing her time and talent to the Wyoming County Community Hospital and the Wyoming County Community Health System she has made Wyoming County a healthier and happier place to live, work, and raise a family.”

May 25, 2011
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The 2011 "Woman of Distinction"

Albany, N.Y., May 25--In Albany yesterday, Senator O'Mara paid tribute to Carol Berry of Hornell as a Senate 2011 "Woman of Distinction."

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May 25, 2011
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Senator O'Mara pays tribute to contributions of Hornell woman, director of Dormann Library in Bath

Albany, N.Y., May 24—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and his Senate colleagues last night honored Carol Berry of Hornell, a long-time regional library professional and currently director of the Dormann Library in Bath, as a 2011 “Woman of Distinction.”

May 25, 2011
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Ann E. Ellsworth Receives Prestigious Senate Honor as “Woman of Distinction"

 

ALBANY, NY (5/24/2011) –Ann E. Ellsworth, the Executive Director of the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center, was nominated by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and honored Tuesday night at an Albany ceremony hosted by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, celebrating New York’s Women of Distinction.

May 25, 2011
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Sen. McDonald Honors Karen Gordon as 2010 Woman of Distinction

Albany  – Karen Gordon, the Executive Director of the Commission on Economic Opportunity, was honored by the New York State Senate as a 2010 Woman of Distinction at a ceremony at the Capital on Tuesday, May 24. Senator Roy McDonald selected Gordon as his nominee for the prestigious honor.

May 25, 2011
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Senator Montgomery Recognized as Woman of Distinction

Senator Montgomery Recognized as Woman of Distinction During May’s “International Victorious Woman Month”Senator Honored by NYU and People’s World

NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) recently received two awards, which distinguish her as a visionary leader who is committed to ensuring that all people have equal access to quality education and every opportunity for positive life experiences.

Senator Montgomery was presented the Distinguished Alumna Award by the New York University (NYU) Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

May 25, 2011
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Sen. Farley Discusses NYS History With Andrea Polikowski's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley chatted with students from Hamilton Elementary School, Schenectady, New York, about the history of the Captiol building when they came to Albany on May 23rd for a visit. Keri Barber’s class, Sara DiPietro’s class and Andrea Polikowski’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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Sen. Farley Discusses NYS History With Sara DiPietro's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley chatted with students from Hamilton Elementary School, Schenectady, New York, about the history of the Captiol building when they came to Albany on May 23rd for a visit. Keri Barber’s class, Sara DiPietro’s class and Andrea Polikowski’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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Sen. Farley Discusses NYS History With Keri Barber's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley chatted with students from Hamilton Elementary School, Schenectady, New York, about the history of the Captiol building when they came to Albany on May 23rd for a visit. Keri Barber’s class, Sara DiPietro’s class and Andrea Polikowski’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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Senator Farley Greets Amy DiMezza's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley had the pleasure of meeting students from William H. Barkley Microsociety Magnet School, Amsterdam, New York, when they came to Albany on May 23rd to tour the Capitol. Ms. Kristina Decrescenzo’s class, Mrs. Tracy Gutowski’s class, and Ms. Amy DiMezza’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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Senator Farley Greets Tracy Gutowski's Class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley had the pleasure of meeting students from William H. Barkley Microsociety Magnet School, Amsterdam, New York, when they came to Albany on May 23rd to tour the Capitol. Ms. Kristina Decrescenzo’s class, Mrs. Tracy Gutowski’s class, and Ms. Amy DiMezza’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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Senator Farley Greets Kristina Decrescenzo's class

State Senator Hugh T. Farley had the pleasure of meeting students from William H. Barkley Microsociety Magnet School, Amsterdam, New York, when they came to Albany on May 23rd to tour the Capitol. Ms. Kristina Decrescenzo’s class, Mrs. Tracy Gutowski’s class, and Ms. Amy DiMezza’s class were part of the tour.

May 25, 2011
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