Issues: Miscellaneous

Community Connection for Week Ending October 2, 2011

In this week's Community Connection: details regarding an upcoming Career Fair, the 2011 dictionary distribution project concludes, and events around the 56th Senate District in the week ahead.

September 30, 2011
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September 30, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL AGAIN KNOCKS HAYWORTH ON IRENE

 

Posted by: Mike Risinit

State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, criticized Rep. Nan Hayworth this week for her  “yes” vote last week on a stopgap spending bill that linked emergency relief funds for those suffering from Tropical Storm Irene with offsetting cuts in spending elsewhere in the federal budget.

September 30, 2011
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Senior Idol

IT’S SHOWTIME!

 

Brooklyn’s 5th Senior Idol Singing Competition

Sponsored by AARP Chapter #5055 with State Senator Marty Golden

* Saturday Night - October 1, 2011 *

Xaverian High School @ 8PM

Admission: $15 at the door (Includes 5 Raffle Tickets)

EMCEE: Mr. Joe Franklin

Memory Lane

Guest Judges: Frankie Marra

Nancy Liatsis and Joe Loposky

Wine Tasting + Audience Participation + Raffles

$500 Prize provided by TD Bank

 

For more information call: Senator Marty Golden’s office: 718 238-6044

 

October 1, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Senator DeFrancisco Attends Grand Opening of La Casita Cultural Center in Syracuse

Senator John A. DeFrancisco helped celebrate the opening of La Casita Cultural Center, located in the The Lincoln Building on Otisco Street in Syracuse.  The center is the only Latino cultural center in the region.  It is a project of Syracuse University.  A grand opening celebration was held on September 28th. 

September 29, 2011
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Disaster Recovery Information for Homeowners, Businesses and Local Governments

Here is some helpful information for homeowners, businesses and municipal officials still recovering from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Sotmr Lee.

September 29, 2011
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Senator Stewart-Cousins Meets First Lady Michelle Obama

Senator Stewart-Cousins briefly met First Lady Michelle Obama at an event in New York City.

September 29, 2011
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Calling For Action on Flooding

Senator Stewart-Cousins spoke at a press conference with US Senator Charles Schumer, calling on state, local and county officials to clear debris from the Saw Mill River. She also called on FEMA to cover the costs of this clean-up through their Public Assistance Grant Program, which helps government entities pay for storm recovery.

September 29, 2011
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TWU Local 100 Clergy Breakfast

NYS Senator Eric Adams, some of his colleagues in government, and community leaders attended TWU's Local 100 Clergy breakfast to discuss ways of  partnering to build and strengthen support for increased public services.  Topics discussed included the creation of a comprehensive urban jobs program, and how that message can be delivered that "Workers' Rights Are Human Rights" to our communities.

 

 

 

September 29, 2011
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Improvements To Vernon Blvd. Dog Run Announced

 The Queens Gazette wrote about the recently renovated Vernon Blvd. Dog Run, partly implemented by Senator Gianaris. He hopes its long-awaited improvements will benefit Long Island City residents -- and their pets.

State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced on Sept. 20 that long-awaited renovations to the Vernon Boulevard Dog Run in Long Island City have begun. The elected officials, along with Queens West Development Corporation (QWDC), New York State Department of Parks and DOG LIC, a local advocacy group, have worked together since last year to make major improvements to the park.

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September 29, 2011
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Its My Park Day in McKinley Park

We're still looking for donations of daffodil bulbs, bottled water, and coffee. We got bulbs from the NY4P's Daffodil Project and some other donated bulbs but we can always use more as we've got some ground to cover at both the Triangle and Park House. If anyone else wants to donate bulbs, we're happy to accept them. These bulbs are being planted to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and to honor the victims and survivors. Daffodil bulbs will naturalize, increase in number over time and continue to bloom for years. A perfect low-maintenance spring flower. Help us remember our friends, neighbors, and loved ones by volunteering to plant these bulbs.

We are also looking for volunteers and volunteer coordinators for the day

October 15, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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KNICKS LEGEND JOHN STARKS APPEARS AT NEW YORK KNICKS BASKETBALL CLINIC SPONSORED BY SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN AND THE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION COMMUNITY SERVICES NETWORK

Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) and the Neighborhood Improvement Association Community Services Network, recently sponsored a Basketball Clinic hosted by the New York Knicks, headlined by Knicks Legend John Starks and former player and Knicks Marketing Specialist Troy Bowers. The clinic took place at the NIA Community Services Network after school program at Shallow Junior High School.

The clinic welcomed the participation of approximately 75 kids in the interactive basketball clinic designed to teach basic basketball fundamentals, good sportsmanship, build self esteem, and teach healthy living and proper nutrition. All children and staff received Knicks premium items as participation gifts.

September 29, 2011
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column "From the Capitol"--for the week of September 25, 2011

Many Albany observers agree that it's already been a pivotal year in New York State government. But the challenges have never been greater and there's a heavy workload still facing the State Legislature.  Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and much more.  Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column  "From the Capitol..."

September 29, 2011
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Free Citizen CPR Course

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be sponsoring a free citizen CPR course at the Freeport Recreation Center on Saturday, October 22nd from 10 to 11 am. The course, which is sponsored in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is designed to teach residents what to do in a situation where someone needs CPR. 

October 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & RED CROSS TO PROVIDE FREE CITIZEN CPR COURSE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be sponsoring a free citizen CPR course at the Freeport Recreation Center on Saturday, October 22nd from 10 to 11 am. The course, which is sponsored in conjunction with the American Red Cross, is designed to teach residents what to do in a situation where someone needs CPR. 

September 29, 2011
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SENATOR BALL TEST DRIVES SIMULATORS DESIGNED TO SAVE TEEN LIVES

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – (09/28/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) today visited Mahopac High School to test drive four newly donated driving simulators. The state-of-the-art machines were donated to the school by The Justin Scott Wagner Memorial Foundation, created by Scott Wagner following the loss of his son in a 2007 car accident.

September 29, 2011
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September 29, 2011
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH FREEPORT AMERICAN LEGION MEMBERS AT INSTALLATION CEREMONY

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Freeport American Legion Post 342 as they installed their new slate of officers.

Senator Fuschillo thanked outgoing Commander Calvin Andrews for his service to the Freeport Post and wished new Commander Paul Nehrich the very best for a successful term of office.

Photo 1: Senator Fuschillo (center) is pictured with the Freeport American Legion’s new Commander, Paul Nehrich (left) and outgoing Commander Alvin Andrews (right).

September 28, 2011
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New Law Firm Opens on Bay Ridge’s 3rd Avenue

Brooklyn – Senator Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, along with Robert Howe of the Third Avenue Merchants, and more than one hundred community residents, yesterday officially welcomed the new law firm of Kampessis and Shamoun, PLLC, to 3rd Avenue. The officials, along with family and friends, participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony held at their office located at 8418 Third Avenue in Brooklyn. The practice will serve as a full service law firm.

September 28, 2011
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