Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH HONOR OUTGOING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE BELLMORES

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently honored Bellmore resident Joni Caputo for her many years of service to the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores. Ms. Caputo recently retired as the Chamber’s longtime Executive Director.

February 14, 2011
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Senator Ritchie Hires Chief Advisor For Senate Ag Committee

State Senator Patty Ritchie has hired one of the State legislature’s top agricultural experts to serve as her staff person for the Senate Agriculture Committee she is chairing.Theodore T.  Kusnierz, a principal analyst for the New York State Assembly on agriculture, environmental conservation, and tax and finance will join Senator Ritchie’s staff to serve as her chief advisor on agricultural issues.“I am very excited to welcome Todd to my staff,” she said. “He brings more than 20 years worth of experience in analyzing the State’s agricultural programs. He is very familiar with the agribusiness community and the variety of agricultural producers across the Empire State.”   Mr.

February 14, 2011
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March 21, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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February 28, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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February 14, 9:00 AM - February 18, 5:00 PM
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol..."

It's going to be a pivotal year in New York State government.  Here at the start of the 2011 legislative session, that's one thing most Albany observers already agree on.  The challenges have never been greater.  Throughout the year ahead, Senator O'Mara will offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and so much more.

February 14, 2011
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February 25, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Lunar New Year at P.S. 105

From the left, Lisa Wong (parent), Assistant Principal Shirley Chen, Principal Johanna Castronovo, Assistant Principal Alice Lee, Senator Golden, Assistant Principal Donna Amato, Nancy Caruana (teacher),Cybi Ip (teacher)Danielle Zodak (teacher) Shirley Tam (teacher).

February 14, 2011
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Senator Martins Tackles Full Plate of Issues

From the Floral Park Dispatch, an Anton Community Newspaper

By Melissa Argueta

As the second month of his first term arrived, Senator Jack M. Martins of the 7th Senatorial District sauntered into a room of reporters, appearing ready to answer just about any question there was to ask. During the senator’s first roundtable, Martins, the former mayor of Mineola, provided clarification and insight on local and state issues, including Governor Cuomo’s proposed 2011-12 Executive Budget, the state Senate’s recently passed 2 percent property tax cap, as well as the importance of job creation and revitalization of downtowns to spurt growth of Long Island’s struggling economy.

February 12, 2011
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Sen. Farley Chats With Students from Blodgett Middle School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Blodgett Middle School, a school within the Schenectady City School District. The students in Tom Hopkins, Toni Bergin, Sara Hubel and Maria Klein’s classes talked with the Senator when they visited Albany on Feb. 8th.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley Meets Boys & Girls Club Directors

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with the executive directors of local Boys & Girls Clubs on Feb. 8th to discuss issues the State’s youth are facing today. Included in the meeting were(left to right) Richard Van Vorst, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Renselaer County; Shane Bargy, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady; Senator Farley; and Landis Rush, Director of Government Relations.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley Meets Montgomery County Youth

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with representatives from the Montgomery County Youth Bureau on February 8th in Albany. Included in the meeting were Michela Puglisi, Tessa Filiberto, Cassandra Egelston, Brianna Slater, and Montgomery County Youth Bureau Executive Director Jennifer Petteys.

February 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Discusses Issues With Youth From Across NYS

On February 8th, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of speaking before representatives from Youth Bureau groups from around New York State.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Maziarz not running for Congress

Last November, I was proud to play a pivotal role in helping Republicans regain the majority in the New York State Senate, not for any political gain but because I believe it re-established a strong voice for Upstate New York within state government.As part of the transition to the majority, I am now the third-ranking member in the Senate and the highest ranking Senator from Western New York since the days of one of my heroes, Senator Earl Brydges.  It is from this post, and the influence that comes with it, that I can have the greatest impact for our community.

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

Here is my Community Connection for the week ending Friday, February 11th. Click the link below to view it in full screen.

February 11, 2011
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