Issues: Miscellaneous

Statement From Senator Flanagan Regarding Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf

It is with great sadness and respect that I recognize the life and untimely death of Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey J. Breitkopf.

March 14, 2011
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New York State Senate Celebrates Women's History Month

The New York State Senate today celebrated Women’s History Month by announcing an exhibit honoring historic New York women whose achievements in arts, science, government, military, labor, education, and social reform have earned them recognition as “Women of Distinction.”

March 14, 2011
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NEW YORK STATE SENATE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

ALBANY – To celebrate Women’s History Month, the New York State Senate today announced an exhibit honoring historic New York women whose achievements in arts, science, government, military, labor, education, and social reform has earned them recognition as Women of Distinction.

This exhibit includes three new honorees: America’s first trained nurse Linda Richards of Potsdam, (1841-1930), women’s advocate Mary Wiltsie Fuller of Troy and the Glens Falls area (1862-1943) and the first African-American female doctor in New York, and the third in the nation Susan Smith McKenney Steward (1847-1918) of Brooklyn.

March 14, 2011
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Sen. Espaillat Calls for Compassion and Support in the Aftermath of Japanese Natural Disaster

(New York, NY) – Following a powerful earthquake, which devastated cities and towns in Japan, New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat joined millions of New Yorkers in expressing solidarity with Japanese Americans and the people of Japan.

March 12, 2011
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Rededication of the YWCA Community Art Gallery to JEANNETTE “RUBY” NOTTAGE

In recognition of National Women’s History Month,NYS Senator VELMANETTE MONTGOMERYMartha Kamber, Executive Director of the YWCA of Brooklynand Lynn Nottagecordially invite you to a reception to celebrate thenewly renovated YWCA of Brooklynand the rededication of theYWCA Community Art Gallery to

JEANNETTE “RUBY” NOTTAGEFriday, March 25, 20116:00 pm - 8:00 pm

at the“NEW” YWCA Community Art GallerySecond FloorYWCA of Brooklyn30 Third AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11217

March 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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FARMINGDALE RESIDENTS MEET WITH SENATOR FUSCHILLO DURING HIS MOBILE OFFICE HOURS

          Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with constituents at the Farmingdale Library during his Farmingdale Mobile Office Hours.

March 11, 2011
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Senator Montgomery and Community Leaders Call for Stronger Rent Laws

Representatives of PACC, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Fifth Avenue Committee met with Senator Montgomery to thank her for her support of tenant protection laws and all of her work to preserve affordable rental housing. Senator Montgomery is a sponsor of the Omnibus Tenant Protection Act (S.2783-A) that renews and strengthens safeguards for tenants.

March 11, 2011
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Wiawaka founder, Mary Wiltsie Fuller, honored in Albany exhibit

NEW YORK STATE SENATE CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Wiawaka founder, Mary Wiltsie Fuller, honored in Albany exhibit

March 11, 2011
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Senator Breslin Celebrates Irish-American Heritage Month

Contact: Evan Schneider | 518-455-2225 | eschneid@nysenate.gov March 11, 2011(Albany, NY)- Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) recognizes March as Irish American Heritage Month and encourages all New Yorkers to recognize the vital contributions Irish Americans have made to the Capitol Region and celebrate those who proudly trace their roots back to Ireland.

March 11, 2011
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Fines Strengthen Pact To Lessen Helicopter Noise

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Published online 03-11-2011

Takeoffs Can Be Heard From Across the River

By Raanan Geberer

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — After an increase in reported helicopter flights over Downtown Brooklyn and helicopter noise that could be heard from Brooklyn Heights, an agreement between the city and the helicopter companies was announced earlier this year, as the Eagle has reported. But that agreement didn’t really have teeth in it — until this month.

March 11, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending March 11th

Here is Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending Friday March 11th. In this week's edition, getting ready for St. Patrick's Day, Casino Night and Boxing in the Out and About, and saluting a Greece teacher retiring after more than 30 years! Click the link below to view it in full screen.

March 11, 2011
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ALBANY PULSE - March 11, 2011

To read Senator Montgomery's March 11th ALBANY PULSE, click on the link below.

March 11, 2011
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Senator Gianaris to Appear on Aktina Radio (91.5 FM) at 3:10pm on Sunday March 13, 2011

AKTINA FM, produced and hosted by Elena Maroulleti, is a fully independent radio show on New York's public station WNYE-91.5FM/HD1 sponsored by AKTINA Productions, Inc., and co-sponsored by CYPRECO of America, Inc.

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March 13, 3:10 PM - 3:25 PM
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March 11, 2011
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Senator Montgomery Honors Dr. Frances Fox Piven

Senator Montgomery honored Dr. Frances Fox Piven upon the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the publication of Regulating the Poor: The Functions of Public Welfare, a book she wrote about social policy in the United States. The Senator is joined by Senators Gustavo Rivera and Bill Perkins.

 

March 11, 2011
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All State musicians visit Albany

Participants in the recent New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) event in Albany include two members of the All State Jazz Ensemble from the 62nd Senate District: Michal Craig from Gates Chili High School (drum set) and Paul Rappolt from Starpoint Junior Senior High School (alto saxophone).  Also, Daniel Montgomery of Gates Chili High School sang with the All State Vocal Jazz Ensemble as a tenor.

March 11, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES MASSAPEQUA GIRLS SOCCER TEAM ON WINNING NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today visited Massapequa High School to congratulate the girls soccer team on winning the 2010 New York State Class AA Championship. 

March 11, 2011
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Legislative Update: March 7, 2011

Senator George Maziarz discusses the passage of UB2020 legislation in the Senate, a plan to ensure military ballots are counted in special elections, the absurd idea to mandate bicycle registrations for a fee, Joe Martens' confirmation hearing for DEC Commissioner, and legislation aimed to help independent pharmacies.

March 11, 2011
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