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NEW YORK STATE SENATE RECOGNIZES WADDINGTON

Urges Friends To Cast Vote For Waddington For Ultimate Fishing Town

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced the New York State Senate has commended the village of Waddington in its campaign to become the national "Ultimate Fishing Town."

"As we enter the final week of the competition, I need all of my friends across Central and Northern New York to join me in helping Waddington," Senator Ritchie said. "It's time to end upstate New York's status as North America's best kept secret. If we work together, we can spur tourism, help our economy, put our region on the map and make people aware that the St. Lawrence River is one of the greatest places in America to visit and vacation."

To cast a vote for Waddington, go to:

http://www.wfnfishingtown.com/town/waddington-ny

May 24, 2011
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SENATE ACTS TO HELP PROTECT PEDESTRIANS FROM TRUCK ACCIDENTS

Bill Requires NYC Trucks To Install “Cross-Over Mirrors”

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that will require certain trucks to be equipped with a special convex mirror that helps improve visibility and reduces the risk of pedestrian accidents. The bill (S.3151), sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R,C,I-Brooklyn), was requested by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg following a significant number of pedestrian deaths and injuries attributed to the inability of some truck drivers to see people passing in front of their vehicles.

May 23, 2011
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5K Run to benefit the Semper Fi Fund

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), Congressman Michael Grimm (R-C, 13th District) and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-C, 60th District) were among those participating in the 5K Run to benefit the Semper Fi Fund on Saturday, May 21, 2011.

The 5K course ran along the scenic Narrows Promenade, along the Shore Road Bike Path, and an awards ceremony followed at Cannonball Park, 101st Street and 4th Avenue, immediately following the race.

The Injured Semper Fi Fund is a nonprofit set up to provide immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. For more information, please visit their website at www.semperfifund.org

May 23, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Hosted Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon

On Saturday May 21 Senator David Carlucci hosted the Orange and Rockland County Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon, to pay tribute to women leaders who have made extraordinary contributions in their professions or their communities at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern.

“Each of our honorees were chosen because they possess special spirit and compassion, going above and beyond what is expected of them,”  Senator Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) said. “I wanted to extend my deepest gratitude with this award ceremony to thank them for everything they do for our community.  It is people like them who make our community such a great place to live, and set an example that we all strive to live up to.”

May 23, 2011
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Senator Rivera Hosts Third Town Hall of the Month at Twin Parks Apartments

Senator Gustavo Rivera (D,WF-Bronx) hosted his third town hall meeting of the month at Twin Parks Apartments on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. He was joined by staff from Assembly Member Stevenson’s office and Council Member Joel Rivera’s office as well as over 30 building residents and community members.

“I am excited to continue holding town hall meetings throughout the 33rd Senate District,” said Senator Rivera. “I want to make sure that if anyone has any concerns or problems they need addressed, that they know how to get in touch with me and my staff. That also means going out to where folks live to talk to them when they are free: after work and on the weekends.”

May 23, 2011
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Albany Demonstration in Favor of Traditional Marriage

May 23, 2011

For Immediate Release

Albany Demonstration in Favor of Traditional Marriage

State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz is calling on all clergy and religious leaders to participate in the rally to support traditional marriage organized by the New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation.

“It is important to support Rev. Jason McGuire in this rally, which will take place this Tuesday, May 24, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in West Capitol Park, Albany NY, (at South Swan St. and State St.),” urged Senator Díaz.

May 23, 2011
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Demostración en Albany a Favor del Matrimonio Tradicional

22 de Mayo de 2011

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA

 

Demostración en Albany a Favor del Matrimonio Tradicional

 

El Senador Estatal Rev. Rubén Díaz pide a todos los ministros, pastores de iglesias, y líderes religiosos a participar en la demostración a favor del matrimonio tradicional organizada por New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation.

“Es importante apoyar el Rev. Jason McGuire en esta demostración que se llevara acabo este Martes, 24 de Mayo de 2011 a las 11:00 am en el West Capitol Park en Albany, NY (entre las calles South Swan y State),” instó el Senador Díaz.

May 23, 2011
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RICHMOND IS A “WOMAN OF DISTINCTION”

Children’s Home Director to be Honored at Capitol Ceremony Tuesday

State Senator Patty Ritchie (R-C, Heuvelton) today announced that Karen Y. Richmond, executive director of the Children’s Home of Jefferson County, has been named a “Woman of Distinction” by the State Senate for 2011.

Mrs. Richmond will be recognized in a special ceremony in the Senate Chamber, and a reception for family and friends later, at the State Capitol on Tuesday, where she will be joined by other nominees from across New York State in the annual Senate rite.

“For more than 25 years, Karen Richmond has devoted her life to serving and protecting children, and strengthening families, in Jefferson County and St. Lawrence Counties,” Senator Ritchie said.

May 23, 2011
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El Senador Rubén Díaz Rededica Su Vida

22 de Mayo de 2011

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El Senador Rubén Díaz Rededica Su Vida

Lo que usted debe saber por el Senador Rev. Rubén Díaz:

“Al igual que muchos que se enteraron de la predicción de que el Día del Juicio Final vendría sobre nosotros este pasado Sabado por la tarde, yo usé la ocasión para reflexionar sobre mi vida. Esta predicción nos hizo reflexionar sobre el juicio final que todos los seres vivientes, un día tendremos que enfrentar.

 

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Senator Farley Meets With Johnstown Firefighters


State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting City of Johnstown firefighters on May 17th in Albany. Rich Danelorich, Larry O'Regan and Eric Brown spoke with Senator Farley about legislative issues that concern professional firefighters.

May 23, 2011
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