Issues: Miscellaneous

April 29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Its My Park Day

Shore Road Garden Council is having "It's My Park Day" on May 21st. Senator Golden encourages local participation from schools and residents. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The meeting location is at the Gazebo at 90th Street and Shore Road.

May 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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STATEN ISLAND JOB FAIR 2011


The OU Job Board and The Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island present:

Job Fair S.I. 2011

May 11, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: Town Hall Meeting

I am holding this town hall meeting along with United Community Civic Association to address community concerns. We have invited numerous local and New York City agencies to attend, to whom all attendees are invited to ask questions directly about any concerns regarding western Queens.

June 2, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Senator Golden's 9th Annual Senior Fair in Bensonhurst

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.

Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.

May 20, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Golden's 9th Annual Senior Fair in Bay Ridge

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.

Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.

May 6, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Marty Golden Arranges for Metrocard Bus to Visit Community Office

Senator Golden stated, “I am pleased to continue to welcome the Metro Card Van to my district office the first Monday of every month as a service to my constituents. I encourage all those who have Metro Card related matters to take care of to stop by the event at my office and receive prompt and attentive service.”

 

The Metro Card Bus will enable the local residents to take care of all their Metro Card business at the Metro Card Bus, whether it's applying for or refilling a Reduced-Fare Metro Card, buying or refilling a regular Metro Card, or asking a MetroCard-related question.

May 2, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 20, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Gianaris Honored At Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Queens Gazette wrote about the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the "Honorable Michael Gianaris East Terrace" at the George Douris Tower in Astoria.

On April 20, a ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of state Senator Michael Gianaris was held at the George T. Douris Tower, a new affordable housing facility for low-income seniors located at 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, Astoria. The Tower’s terrace was named the “Honorable Michael Gianaris East Terrace” as a tribute to his work and support for additional affordable housing for senior members of the Astoria community, such as the housing provided by the Douris Tower project.

April 27, 2011
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Senator Flanagan Joins Letter Carriers To Help Stamp Out Hunger

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is encouraging everyone in our community to join this year's National Association of Letter Carrier's (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger food drive.  On Saturday, May 14th, just as they have done for years, letter carriers in our communities will collect food during their normal route to help restock community food banks, pantries and shelters that many families rely on throughout the summer as part of what is now the largest one-day food collection in the nation to provide for those in our community who are in need.

April 26, 2011
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Senator Espaillat, Assemblyman Dinowitz Cheer Quick Action in Local Bridge Repair

W. 235th Street Pedestrian Bridge in Riverdale on its way to being repaired following constituent complaints and work by local elected officials

April 26, 2011
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Christopher M. Marron Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Congratulations to Christopher M. Marron, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Chris is a scout with Troop 48, chartered through Greece Baptist Church. His Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony was held Monday night. Here, Senator Robach is pictured with Chris and his grandfather, Mike Loewke.

April 26, 2011
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Senator Peralta and The Doe Fund Team Up To Keep Play Street Clean and Safe This Summer

With the prospect of litter and garbage—and the vermin they could attract—threatening a beloved summer play area in a community with limited open spaces for children, concerned Jackson Heights parents turned to State Senator Jose Peralta for help. 

“It was a no-brainer: I called The Doe Fund,” said Senator Peralta, who has secured several grants over the years for the nonprofit and its flagship Ready, Willing & Able program, through which 150 miles of New York City streets and sidewalks are cleaned by the “Men in Blue.” 

April 26, 2011
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GOLDEN CALLS ON PUBLIC LIBRARIES TO TAKE ACTION TO HALT ACCESS TO PORN ON PUBLIC COMPUTERS

Public Libraries Have Power to Protect Library Patrons From Indecent Pornographic Websites

Golden Calls for Better Filtering Software and Monitoring to Block Access to Porn Sites

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R,C,I- Brooklyn) today is demanding that the Brooklyn, the Queens and the New York Public Library take stronger steps and establish a better policy to halt access to pornographic websites on public computers in library branches throughout the City of New York.

April 26, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS LINDENHURST STUDENTS FOR HELPING HIM COLLECT FOOD FOR THOSE IN NEED

          Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Albany Avenue Elementary School in Lindenhurst to thank students for helping him collect food for those in need.

April 25, 2011
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Please Join Senator David Carlucci on Saturday, April 30th for the Great American Cleanup in Rockland County

Please join Senator David Carlucci on Saturday, April 30th for  the Great American Cleanup in Rockland County. Senator Carlucci will be cleaning the northern section of New York State Route 304, which he had adopted as part of the Adopt-A-Road program. Senator Carlucci and team  will be meeting at Dr. Davies Farm Stand located on Route 304 in Congers.

The clean up starts at 3:30 pm. Dress down and bring work gloves if you have them. Garbage bags and tools will be graciously provided by Keep Rockland Beautiful. To find out more information or to sign up contact Senator Carlucci’s district office at 845-623-3627.

April 30, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Senator Carlucci to Host a Screening of Gasland

Senator Carlucci will hold a screening of Gasland, a  documentary by filmmaker Josh Fox who was asked to lease his land for hydrofracking.  The film follows his travels exposing the dangers and hazards related to gas drilling.

 The screening will be held on  Friday, May 6th @ 7 pm at the Albert Wisner Library One MacFarland Ave in Warwick.

May 6, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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