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OVER 1,000 RESIDENTS TAKE PART IN SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S GOLDEN GATHERING

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (center) speaks with a resident at his Golden Gathering at the Freeport Recreation Center.

Over 1,000 residents from Nassau and Suffolk Counties came to the Freeport Recreation Center today to participate in Senator Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.’s annual Golden Gathering.

This year’s Golden Gathering had over 100 exhibitors from government and non-profit agencies to provide information about a variety of issues, including health and nutrition, insurance, public safety, and consumer protection. The event also gave residents the chance to get free blood pressure, hearing, vision, and chiropractic screenings, and no out of pocket flu & pneumonia vaccines provided by Nu Health.

October 27, 2011
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SEN. YOUNG RECEIVES “A” FOR SUPPORT OF LIBRARIES

OLEAN – Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I - Olean) has earned an “A” grade from the New Yorkers for Better Libraries Political Action Committee (NYLIBS-PAC) for her ongoing support of libraries in the 2011 legislative year.

Senator Young’s high grade was included in NYLIBS-PAC’s recently released “2011 Voter’s Guide” that ranks state legislators using a number of factors, including support for Library Aid in the state budget, sponsoring or co-sponsoring pro-library legislation, and voting records on library-related bills.

October 27, 2011
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ST. ANSELM'S PLANS AN EVENING OF MEMORIES AND CELEBRATION OF 90 YEARS

Brooklyn - The Parish of St. Anselm's is announcing an upcoming event to continue the year-long celebration of their 90th Anniversary of service to the liturgical, educational, and social well-being of its parishioners, students and the greater Bay Ridge community.

The vibrancy of this community of Catholics is the result of the countless parishioners, students, teachers, sisters, and priests, both past and present, who have been part of the development and growth of the parish. As part of the 90th Anniversary celebration of the parish’s history, this event will provide an opportunity for parishioners and supporters of St. Anselm's Parish and School, to reunite and to mark this special year in Parish history.

October 27, 2011
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SENATOR BALL, COUNCILMAN MURPHY DEMAND CHILD SAFETY ZONE LEGISLATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (10/27/10) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) today joined Yorktown Councilman Dr. Terrence Murphy for a news conference in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. where they demanded that legislation be introduced and passed for the protection of our children. Ball and Murphy are calling on officials in Westchester County to enact Child Safety Zone legislation, which prohibits convicted sexual predators from living within 1,000 feet of any school, playground, school bus stop, or other areas where children congregate.

October 27, 2011
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS FREE COMMUNITY BBQ IN PEEKSKILL

Peekskill, N.Y. – (10/25/11) – Hundreds of residents showed up to a free community barbeque hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) at the Summit of Mt. Olivet in Peekskill, N.Y. The cookout, which was open to the public, was a chance for Senator Ball to meet face-to-face with his constituents and to share his love of Peekskill.

October 27, 2011
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Queens sees a number of Census shifts

NYDailyNews reported on the interested statistics for Queens from the 2010 Census. In addition to being one of the most diverse boroughs, Queens' population has also been steadily increasing. 

City demographers who went digging through 2010 Census data have made some surprising discoveries about the nation's most diverse borough.

The number of Ecuadorians in Queens jumped by more than 19% in the last decade, while the Colombian population declined - revealing nuances about the Latino community in the borough.

And while the booming Chinese population has received much attention, the most dramatic increase among Asians was among Filipinos, whose ranks have grown 25% since the 2000 Census.

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October 27, 2011
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Community Update: 10/26/11

Please open the attached .PDF file to view Senator Alesi's latest Community Update.

October 26, 2011
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RITCHIE: COUNTY TAXPAYERS SPARED FROM NEW YEAR’S ‘MANDATE’

‘Extra’ Medicaid Bill Would Have Cost NNY/CNY $1.35 MillionState Senator Patty Ritchie today cheered a decision to reschedule the due date for a “extra” mandated Medicaid payme

October 26, 2011
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Legislative Report with Senator Robach

On Tuesday, October 25, Senator Robach was a guest on Legislative Report. Senator Robach discussed job creation and growth around the Rochester, and provided details on his upcoming Job Fair, which will be held in December.

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR SKELOS SPEAKS TO BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

‎Senator Dean Skelos is pictured during his visit to Baldwin High School this morning where had an excellent discussion with students about politics and government in New York State.

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR GOLDEN’S STATEMENT ON THE SELECTION OF MONSIGNOR KEVIN NOONE AS THE GRAND MARSHAL OF THE BAY RIDGE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a founding member of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, gave the following statement:

“It is with great pride that I join in applauding the selection of Monsignor Kevin Noone as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Like myself, Monsignor Noone is a graduate of Our Lady of Angels, and it has been a pleasure to have him as Pastor of our native parish since 2009. I cannot think of a better person to be the Grand Marshal of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and I wish Monsignor Kevin Noone all the best and look forward to marching alongside of him as the best of Bay Ridge will be on display that Sunday afternoon.”

October 26, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS AT SEAFORD LIBRARY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be holding Mobile Office Hours in Seaford on Wednesday, November 16th. All residents are invited to participate in the program, which will be held at the Seaford Library, located at 2234 Jackson Avenue in Seaford, from 1-3 pm.

Senator Fuschillo’s Mobile Office Hours brings government services directly to residents in their own community. Residents who need assistance with government services, have questions about government programs, or would like to express concerns about a particular issue can come and share them with Senator Fuschillo in a one-on-one setting. No appointments are necessary.

October 26, 2011
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