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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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September 28, 2011
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Deer Park Library Renovations Completed

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined board members and staff at the Deer Park Public Library for a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 23, 2011 to celebrate renovations recently completed at the library.  They include outside seating, new landscaping, as well as improvements to the Children’s Services Department.  Also present were Contractor Carlos Marques and Architect Peter Jesperson, both critical to the completion of the upgrades.

September 28, 2011
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Hurricane Irene Donations Collected Throughout Brooklyn

Hurricane Irene caused widespread damage throughout upstate communities, especially in the Upper Catskills. With damaged roads and bridges, lack of access to supermarkets, inadequate transportation and high gas prices, many residents are going to face critical food and supply shortages in the upcoming months.

 

With the help of City Harvest, Regional Food Bank, and Move for Hunger, GrowNYC is answering this call for help by collecting needed items at Greenmarkets throughout the City. Donations will be distributed to communities most in need by the New York State Regional Food Bank.

 

September 28, 2011
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ADDABBO TO HOLD MOBILE OFFICE HOURS THIS FALL

Thursday Evenings in Queens Libraries at Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village

 

September 28, 2011
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BILLS CO-SPONSORED BY ADDABBO TO AID MILITARY, LIBRARIES AND NEW HOMEOWNERS SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR CUOMO

Queens, NY, September 27, 2011 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) announced the passage of four key pieces of legislation co-sponsored and advocated by him in the State Senate.  Among the 93 bills signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, September 23rd, the Legislature reconfirmed their commitment to help the prosperity of the State and will of the public, including: 

September 28, 2011
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BALL JOINS CLINTON, CUOMO FOR ECONOMIC SUMMIT

(Senator Greg Ball with Chairman of the SAGE Commission Paul Francis at Tuesday’s economic summit in Albany, N.Y.)

 

September 27, 2011
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McDonald Leads Breakout Session at Governor Cuomo’s Economic Development Council

Albany  – Senator Roy McDonald led a breakout session discussion at Governor Cuomo’s economic development council on New York “Success Stories in Technology”, which highlighted New York’s position, economic infrastructure assets, and growth opportunities in emerging technologies.

September 27, 2011
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Planting Day

 

As part of the Million Trees Initiative there will be a day of planting in Marine Park. Volunteers to help with planting trees should arrive between 9 and 10 am.

October 22, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Planting Day

 

As part of the Million Trees Initiative there will be a day of planting in Marine Park. Volunteers to help with planting trees should arrive between 9 and 10 am.

October 22, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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NEWEST FLOOD RECOVERY INFORMATION

It is amazing and wonderful to see the donations and help coming from area communities for the victims of Irene and Lee. It has been almost a month since the first of many natural disasters occurred in our area and still, people continue to help. A trailer full of food, water, cleaning supplies, personal items, etc., continues to be at Scott Hall at the Fonda fairgrounds. Area Presbyterian Church youth were supposed to be on a canoe retreat last weekend but switched gears and made the event a mission trip to Schoharie to help clean up buildings. A benefit dinner to help victims in Rotterdam Junction will be held on Oct. 2nd at Carm’s Restaurant, 140 Freemans Bridge Road, Scotia.

September 27, 2011
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SENATOR DEFRANCISCO’S SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY BILL BECOMES LAW

Senator John A. DeFrancisco (R-I-C, Syracuse) announced that his bill (S4146), which mandates that the Sex Offender Registry must reflect changes in an offender’s treatment or supervision level has become law.
 

September 27, 2011
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Union Settlement Way

Today Senator Serrano joined Union Settlement Association and other elected officials in the official street re-naming of East 104th Street between Second and Third Avenues to "Union Settlement Way."Union Settlement Association has been serving East Harlem since its foundation in 1895 by providing social services and support for the community. As one of East Harlem's largest social service agencies, they provide social work programs for children, adults, and the elderly.

September 27, 2011
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Teens Charged With Sexting Have New Option

By TED PHILLIPS ted.phillips@newsday.com

A new law gives courts an alternative to criminal prosecution of teenagers who exchange explicit cellphone photos of themselves or peers.

The measure, signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, gives courts and prosecutors pursuing "sexting" cases against teenagers the option to have them complete an eight-hour education course, and to have criminal charges dropped.

September 27, 2011
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