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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HONOR EXTRAORDINARY BROOKLYN WOMEN IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Brooklyn – As March is designated as “Women’s History Month”, State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing plans to host two events to honor outstanding women who have made a difference in our community.

 

Senator Golden will honor Mary Douglas of Gerritsen Beach Cares and Resurrection Church, Theresa Samuelson of the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners, Public School 277 Parent Teacher Association Co-Presidents Margaret Foti and Joan Marie Peterson, and Ioanna Giannopoulos of Hellenic Public Radio Kosmos FM. These women will be feted at a ceremony to be held this Thursday, March 1, 2012, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the Cort Club located at 2648 Gerritsen Avenue in Brooklyn.

 

February 27, 2012
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March 9, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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March 9, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Recovering Unclaimed Funds

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

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

February 27, 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

“Quisqueyanos valientes alcemos nuestro canto con viva emoción y del mundo a la faz ostentemos nuestro invicto glorioso pendón”.

Con estas notas del Himno Nacional Dominicano deseo expresar mis felicitaciones a los miembros de la comunidad dominicana que durante esta semana estan celebrando sus fiestas de independencia.

February 27, 2012
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March 9, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Let's Keep NY Safe -- Join the Fight

Sign the Petition Below in Support of a Powerful Crime-fighting ToolExpanding the DNA databank will empower law enforcement, provide justice to crime victims and help prevent repeat offenders from committing even more crimes. That’s why I am encouraging residents throughout our community to sign my online petition and join my fight to expand the State's DNA databank.Look at the facts:

February 27, 2012
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of February 26, 2012

Many state government watchers agree that 2011 was a pivotal year in New York.  But with the new year underway, the challenges remain great and a heavy workload still faces the Legislature. Senator O'Mara will continue to offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues throughout 2012, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

February 27, 2012
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ADDABBO SPONSORS LEGISLATION TO STRIP STATE FUNDING FROM COMPANIES THAT OUTSOURCE NEW YORK JOBS

Queens, NY,  February 24, 2012 -- Charging that “companies shouldn’t be rewarded with our tax dollars when they move New York jobs out of New York,” NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) announced that he is introducing legislation (S.1244) that would prevent businesses from reaping state tax breaks and other economic benefits when they outsource employment opportunities to other states and countries. 

February 27, 2012
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Black History Month Celebration in East Harlem

Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito and Senator Jose M. Serrano honored two local leaders from the East Harlem community for Black History Month.  This year’s honorees were Dr. Sean P. Gardner, Jr., Senior Pastor/Chief Executive Officer of East Ward  Missionary Baptist Church and John Ruiz, District Leader of the 68th Assembly District, Retired NYC Firefighter, and Founder of the Fireman Fire Safety School Program.

February 27, 2012
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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO RESOLUTION HONORING WANTAGH FIREFIGHTER FOR 60 YEARS OF SERVICE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate recently passed a legislative resolution he sponsored honoring Wantagh Fire Department Commissioner and Ex-Chief Donald Snyder for his 60 years of service to the Wantagh community.

     “For the last 60 years, Donald Snyder has selflessly volunteered his time and energy to protect the residents of the Wantagh Fire District. His devoted service to the community deserves our admiration, respect, and gratitude. I’m pleased that the Senate passed this resolution to recognize his long and dedicated service to the Wantagh Fire Department and the community,” said Senator Fuschillo.

February 24, 2012
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ADDABBO RECEIVES AWARD FROM TOURO LAW SCHOOL

 
 
Queens, NY, February 24, 2012 -- NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., received the Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award from Touro Law School for his work in Albany. Addabbo, a graduate of the law school in 1992, was bestowed the award by Touro Law School Dean Lawrence Raful.
 

February 24, 2012
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Community Connection for Week Ending February 26h, 2012

In this week's community connection, tax forms are still available in my district office to pick up, events around the community in the week ahead, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Rochester test their pizza making skills. Click the link below to read this week's community connection in full screen.

February 24, 2012
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MTA Payroll Tax Freedom Day Rally

MTA Tax Freedom Day is April 1, 2012! Please join us for a rally and BBQ at 12p.m. at Senator Ball’s District Office 1441 Route 22 Suite 205 Brewster, NY 10540

April 1, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Free BBQ for Americas Bravest

 

For more information contact: 

Email: lgoldste@nysenate.gov

Phone: 845 279 3773

 

July 7, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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May 12, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN PLANS EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON

Brooklyn; State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) and the Chinese American Partnership, are today announcing plans, with the Chinese American Partnership, to host his 10th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, March 4, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at New Utrecht High School located at 1601-80th Street in Brooklyn.

The community is invited to attend the celebration of the Year of the Dragon that will include cultural performances, including the Lion Dance, Chinese opera, singing and dancing. The performance of the Cantonese opera will feature colorful costumes, bilingual subtitles and literature to introduce this traditional art.

February 24, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ATTENDS ‘FRIENDS OF EDDIE’ FUNDRAISER TO RAISE MONEY FOR DETECTIVE SGT. EDWARD DICAPRIO

 

Yonkers, N.Y.  – (2/19/12) – On Sunday, February 19th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) attended a benefit fundraiser at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers for Mahopac resident Sergeant Edward DiCaprio of the Yonkers Police Department.  Sgt. DiCaprio is a 21-year veteran of the department and a single parent of three who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

February 24, 2012
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Woodside awaits 440-seat school slated to open in ‘15

The Times Ledger wrote about the construction of a new public school in Woodside, which is scheduled to open in 2015.

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) announced Friday the city Department of Education and city School Construction Authority had agreed to purchase four lots to build a 440-seat school in Woodside.

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“The construction of additional classroom space is welcome news that will help the children of Woodside obtain a more productive learning environment,” state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) said in a statement.

Read the full article here.

February 24, 2012
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