Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Venditto's Foreclosure Relief Resource Center at the Amityville Library with NYS DFS

Homeowners facing foreclosure will be able to speak individually with a trained specialist from the Department of Financial Services who will:

• Assist homeowners in the pre-foreclosure and foreclosure process;

• Assist homeowners in their efforts to obtain loan modifications and other relief;

• Provide information on available federal programs;

• Offer guidance on how they can file complaints and seek resolutions with banks and mortgage servicers.

Homeowners should bring copies of their mortgage documents, loan payment records, or any other information relevant to their personal situation which could be useful.

NO APPOINTMENTS ARE NECESSARY

 

July 14, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Photo: Addabbo Cuts Ribbon on New Salvation Army Store in Middle Village

Senator Joe Addabbo helps Major Joe Irvine of the Salvation Army cut the ribbon on its new store on 73-26 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village, selling clothing, furniture, appliances, accessories, jewelry, toys and more.

June 23, 2015
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July 8, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN PROUD TO HONOR EDUCATORS AT ANNUAL "TEACHER OF THE YEAR" AWARDS

Senator Golden is proud to honor all recipients at Annual "Teach of the Year" Awards Ceremony at Ft. Hamilton High School.

June 23, 2015
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Senator Serrano Sponsors IDNYC Information Session during Bronx Constituent Services Hours

(Bronx, NY)- Senator Serrano held a joint Constituent Services Hours and IDNYC Information Session at the Highbridge Senior Center in the Bronx. IDNYC is a new municipal identification card for New York City residents. The card serves as a government-issued photo identification card and allows card holders to access services and programs offered by the City and local businesses.

June 23, 2015
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SENATOR MARTINS CONGRATULATES NEW EAGLE SCOUTS FROM MANHASSET

     Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) recently joined with Troop 71 in Manhasset to congratulate Vincent Tomaselli, Peter Boyadjian, and Garrett Byrne for attaining the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. 

     Senator Martins presented Vincent, Peter, and Garrett with legislative resolutions he sponsored, which were passed by the Senate, honoring them for achieving Scouting’s highest rank. With passage of the resolutions, their accomplishments will forever be part of the New York State Senate’s official record.

June 22, 2015
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Queens Courier: Homeowners Urged to Complete Build It Back Applications Before Deadline

Queens residents who have not fully completed Build it Back applications have until Tuesday, June 30, to submit any pending paperwork needed to receive funds for construction on new homes.

State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo is urging homeowners to schedule their damage assessment and complete the application process. The initiative, which began in 2012 to assist homeowners whose property was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy, is responsible for rebuilding 262 Queens homes since 2014.

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June 22, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Bill to Cut Down on Workplace Injuries in State Agencies Approved by State Senate

Queens, NY (June 22, 2015) Calling it a “forward-looking approach to cutting back on state workforce injuries and potentially saving on disability and workers’ compensation costs,” NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. today announced that legislation (S.2842) he sponsors to implement the “State Workforce Injury Reduction Act” has been approved by the full State Senate.

June 22, 2015
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Release: Legislation Co-Sponsored by Addabbo to Aid Unpaid Family Caregivers and Patients Passes Senate and Assembly

Queens, NY (June 22, 2015) In an effort to provide enhanced services for elderly New York residents and others who need assistance at home after leaving health care facilities, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently voted to approve legislation (S.676) he co-sponsors to provide greater information and assistance to unpaid family, friends and neighbors who step in to lend a helping hand to discharged patients.  The bill has now been approved by both the Senate and Assembly, and will be sent to the Governor for his consideration.

June 22, 2015
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Senator Jesse Hamilton Hosts Community Resource Fair in Brownsville

Connecting neighborhood residents to an array of opportunities and services

(Brooklyn, NY – June 22, 2015) – On Saturday afternoon, Senator Hamilton hosted many Brownsville residents at a Community Resource Fair at P.S. 150 Christopher.  The Community Resource Fair included important information about senior and veteran services, affordable housing opportunities, current job openings, as well as information from city and state agencies. The Community Resource Fair also featured children’s activities, live entertainment, and light refreshments for attendees.

June 22, 2015
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Senator Jesse Hamilton Hosts Park Slope and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Residents for Movies Under the Stars: Caribbean Culture Jam

(Brooklyn, NY) - Senator Jesse Hamilton hosted more than one hundred Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents for Movies Under the Stars: Caribbean Culture Jam at the Jackie Robinson Playground Friday evening. On Wednesday night, Senator Hamilton hosted a similar number of neighborhood residents in Park Slope at the Old Stone House. Both nights in advance of the film, DJ English provided music and the West Indian American Day Carnival Association presented a headpiece making workshop for neighborhood children. On Friday, the evening’s film was Selma. Earlier in the week, though the evening's film was cancelled due to rain, Senator Hamilton hosted the event at the Old Stone House with a successful Culture Jam that dozens of children enjoyed.

June 22, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Joins with Senate Colleagues in Passing Bills to Aid Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers

Queens, NY (June 22, 2015) In recognition of the extraordinary public service provided by members of volunteer fire departments and ambulance companies, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. recently joined with his Senate colleagues in passing legislation to help these volunteers save money on taxes, receive greater and improved timely benefits, and gain access to new educational opportunities.

June 22, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Supports Bill, Passed by Both Houses, to Increase Public Awareness of Elder Abuse

Queens, NY (June 22, 2015) NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a member of the Senate Committee on Aging, recently voted with his Senate colleagues to approve a bill (S.5328) which authorizes the State Office for the Aging (SOFA) to conduct a public campaign to draw attention to the serious problem of elder abuse in New York State and across the nation.

June 22, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Supports Bills to Protect Police Officers From Harm, Provide Equity in Disability Benefits

Queens, NY (June 22, 2015) In the waning days of the 2015 regular session of the New York State Senate, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. joined with his Senate colleagues in approving several pieces of legislation to better protect police officers from harm and to provide equity in disability benefits for injured New York City police and fire officers who have been inexplicably provided with compensation lower than that of their peers.

June 22, 2015
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Release: Addabbo Urges Build It Back Applicants to Complete Projects as Program Begins to Wind Down

Howard Beach, NY (June 22, 2015) State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. is advising home owners who currently have applications pending with Build It Back to submit any paperwork needed to pursue funding as soon as possible.

After nearly three years, the Build It Back initiative, which was implemented in 2012 to assist New York City residents whose homes were damaged by Superstorm Sandy, will soon be coming to an end. The City has set June 30 as the final deadline for homeowners to submit the documentation required to receive funding assistance. Applicants who are awaiting a damage assessment with Build It Back must schedule it by the end of this month.

June 22, 2015
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December 30, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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December 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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CUNY College Fair

Representatives from dozens of CUNY schools will be on hand to meet prospective students and discuss academic opportunities as State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. hosts his annual CUNY College Fair. Don't miss this chance to check out amazing educational opportunities from the top CUNY schools, all in one place. For more information about this free event, please contact Sen. Addabbo's Howard Beach Office at 718-738-1111.

September 19, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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