Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN MCDONOUGH SPEAK WITH WANTAGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently served as guest speakers at a monthly meeting of the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce.

September 17, 2010
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Officials mark completion of canalside improvements

By DON LEHMAN dlehman@poststar.com | Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 5:26 pm

QUEENSBURY -- Howard Raymond was there for the early days of the effort to clean up the Feeder Canal, when engines and furniture were lugged from the water.

The canal has come a long way over the 23 years that the Feeder Canal Alliance has been advocating for it, the waters running clean and clear compared to years ago.

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September 17, 2010
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St. Anthony Procession

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution to the St. Anthony’s Festival Committee Members. For 30 years, the Committee has been organizing the St. Anthony’s festival, celebrating the rich Italian traditions of our region. Senator Nozzolio was honored to be able to recognize the Committee members and be a part of their procession to St. Patrick’s Church on Sunday Morning.

September 17, 2010
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Henderson Ford Ribbon Cutting

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently cut the ribbon at the new Henderson Webster Ford Lincoln Facility in Webster, New York. Formerly Webster Ford Lincoln Mercury, Henderson will continue its dedicated service to the Webster community, providing exceptional service, creating jobs, and strengthening the local economy. Senator Nozzolio was proud to be a part of this important event.

Pictured left to right: Ace Cole; Cindy Evanetski; Vern Downey; Mark Ostrander; Mayor Frederick May; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sue Silvernail; Randy Henderson, owner; Tony McCafferty; George Cook; Senator Joe Robach; Supervisor Ron Nesbitt; Betty Bernard, Webster Chamber of Commerce; Chris Passero; Jennifer Habecker

 

September 17, 2010
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Doe Workers Hired to Clean Up Jackson Heights

Times Ledger

by Rebecca Henely

September 16, 2010 

The grime and trash on Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights has long frustrated residents and politicians in the area, but with state Sen. Jose Peralta’s (D-Jackson Heights) assistance, some familiar faces — and uniforms — will return to clean up the place. 

On Sept. 7, Peralta presented The Doe Fund, an organization dedicated to empowering the homeless, with a $250,000 check paid through discretionary funds for Doe’s “men in blue” to spruce up parts of Roosevelt Avenue, Astoria Boulevard, Northern Boulevard and LeFrak City four days a week. 

September 16, 2010
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Seminar on Internet Marketing & Social Networking hosted by SCORE-Staten Island

On September 25, 2010 SCORE-Staten Island is conducting a Saturday morning Seminar on Internet Marketing & Social Networking.

September 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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United Community Civic Association Holds 9th Annual 9/11 Candlelight Memorial Ceremony

Queens Gazette

by Jason D. Antos

September 15, 2010

The United Community Civic Association (UCCA) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANY/NJ) held their ninth annual Memorial Candlelight Ceremony in McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and the Grand Central Parkway service road in Astoria Heights, commemorating those who lost their lives in the September 11 terrorist attacks.

Community leaders attended the September 7 event, including members of the NYPD, FDNY, PANY/NJ and families and friends of loved ones who were lost.

September 15, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Honored For Efforts To Help Expand Kings Park Fire Department

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) was recently honored by the Kings Park Fire District’s Board of Fire Commissioners for his efforts in getting the state to transfer a parcel of land on the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center property to the Kings Park Fire District (KPFD).

The transfer, which was sponsored by Senator Flanagan and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick (7th Assembly District) in their respective houses of the legislature and signed into law on August 26TH, will enable the fire district to build a substation at the site and provide better service the Kings Park residents.

September 15, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Refuses for Hispanics to Forgo Leadership in the New York State Senate

September 15, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Refuses for Hispanics to Forgo Leadership in the New York State Senate

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-32) has issued the following statement in regard to the Democratic Primary results:

“As the Chair of the New York State Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus, I must insist that since the voters of Senator Pedro Espada’s district have lost him as their Senator, New York’s Hispanic community must not also lose the leadership roles he had while in the State Senate.

September 15, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES EAST MEADOW EAGLE SCOUT

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today congratulated East Meadow resident Brian Berger for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Brian, who graduated from East Meadow High School earlier this year, is currently in his first semester at Nassau Community College. Brian is interested in joining the military as a soldier in the U.S. Army.

September 15, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Instrumental In Business Development And Job Creation

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio’s ongoing efforts to strengthen capital investment, create jobs, and encourage business development recently resulted in the groundbreaking of a new branch of Lyons National Bank in Seneca Falls.

Pictured left to right at the ceremony are: Jeff Friend, Lyons National Bank Vice President and District Manager; Peter Same, Seneca County Supervisor; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Robert Schick, Chief Executive Officer and President of Lyons National Bank; Brian Kolb, Assembly Minority Leader; Suzanne Sinclair, Seneca County Supervisor; Jill Hansen, Seneca County Branch Manager; and Tom Kime, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lyons National Bank.

 

September 15, 2010
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