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ADDABBO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT DISTRICT LIBRARIES IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011 –  Senator Joe Addabbo is holding mobile office hours at Queens libraries in his district for the further convenience of constituents so they don’t have to make appointments to speak with him about their concerns.  

November 1, 2011
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CENTRAL HUDSON MAKES PROGRESS IN TACKLING HUNDREDS OF WIDESPREAD OUTAGES

 

Bolstered by mutual aid support from as far away as Chattanooga, Tenn., Central Hudson crews continued their steady progress today in the methodical task of restoring service in the aftermath of a powerful storm that dumped up to 20 inches of heavy, wet snow onto trees that were still heavy with foliage and left more than 3 million Northeastern homes and businesses without electricity on Saturday.

November 1, 2011
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NYSEG: UPDATE

 

Rochester, NY – NYSEG expects to complete 90% of its power restoration work in the company’s Brewster Division (parts of Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, where NYSEG serves 85,000 customers) by the end of Wednesday and the remainder of the work by the end of Friday.

November 1, 2011
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Co-naming of Utica Avenue bet. St. Marks & Bergen to Moses P. Cobb Way

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, Senator Adams attended the official co-naming of Utica Avenue between St. Marks and Bergen Street to Moses P. Cobb Way, in honor of the contributions of one of New York City’s First African-American police officers. 

October 31, 2011
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ADDABBO BRINGS NYC DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO SENIOR CENTERS IN NOVEMBER TO ADVISE HOW TO AVOID SCAMS

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011 – During November, NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Queens)  is pleased to sponsor guest speaker Fred Riley, Senior Community Relations Coordinator for the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, to present his lecture at senior centers in the senator's district, advising members how to avoid scams.  Among the topics on Mr. Riley’s agenda are:

October 31, 2011
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ADDABBO: WE’VE GOT TO GET BACK TO WORK IN ALBANY

Queens, NY, October 31, 2011NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), reports to his constituents that while the legislative session that ended in June was very successful, there is still much work left to be done in Albany and that is why the senator believes the state legislators should return there to finish its business.

October 31, 2011
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTS BOOK DRIVE TO BENEFIT P.S. 3 LIBRARY

Senator Andrew Lanza is hosting a book drive to benefit Public School 3 on Staten Island. The book drive begins Tuesday, Nov. 1st and continues until Thursday, Dec. 15th. The drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Senator Lanza’s Elltingville office located at 3845 Richmond Ave. Residents are encouraged to donate new or used children’s books, appropriate for students in grades K-5, to benefit P.S. 3’s library.

 

October 31, 2011
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March From End to End for the 99%

From Washington Heights to Wall Street, join us as we march through our communities, starting from the Northern Tip of Manhattan to Zucotti Park, where we will join the Occupy Wall Street protest in Solidarity.

November 7, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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New "JOBS EXPRESS" Website to Help Unemployed New Yorkers Find Jobs

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of "Jobs Express," a new website designed to help New Yorkers who are seeking employment.

The site takes thousands of jobs listed on the New York State Jobs Bank and sorts them by region to help job seekers evaluate what industries are growing in their area and find out what opportunities are available in specific economic sectors.

To visit Jobs Express, go to http://www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.

October 31, 2011
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of October 31, 2011

Many Albany observers agree that it's already been a pivotal year in New York State government.  But the challenges have never been greater and there's a heavy workload still facing the State Legislature.  Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and much more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

October 31, 2011
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NYSEG POWER RESTORATION TEAM MAKING PROGRESS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 31, 2011 – 7 a.m. 

October 31, 2011
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CENTRAL HUDSON: ELECTRICITY BACK FOR NEARLY HALF OF IMPACTED CENTRAL HUDSON CUSTOMERS

 

A field force of more than 500 repair personnel, supported by hundreds of behind-the-scenes employees, is executing on a massive Central Hudson recovery mobilization following the rare October snowstorm that prompted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare states of emergencies in all eight of the counties served by the utility.

October 31, 2011
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CON EDISON CREWS RESTORING SERVICE IN AFTERMATH OF STORM

Con Edison Media Relations

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2011

4:30 p.m.

October 31, 2011
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NYSEG HAS RESTORED 41,000 SERVICES; 81,000 CUSTOMERS ARE CURRENTLY WITHOUT POWER

Company Expects Restoration to Be a Multi-Day Effort

 

October 31, 2011
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METRO-NORTH UPDATE FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this evening provided the following update on Metro-North service for Monday, October 31:

 

October 30, 2011
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LETTER FROM SENATOR BALL: OCTOBER SNOW STORM

 

Hello Neighbors,

 

Last night, the entire Hudson Valley Region was hit with an unusual, late October snowstorm that dropped over a foot of snow in many areas across the region. The incredible weight from the heavy snow and ice caused many trees to fall, and in many cases, they fell on power lines, causing widespread power outages across the region.

 

October 30, 2011
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CON EDISON: WORKING TO RESTORE SERVICE AFTER RARE OCTOBER SNOWSTORM

 

NEW YORK –About 77,000 customers are without electric service this morning after a rare October snowstorm hit the region. More than 67,000 of the affected customers are in Westchester County; Staten Island has approximately 3,400 customers without electricity and The Bronx, about 4,100. The remainder are scattered in Brooklyn and Queens.

October 30, 2011
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