Issues: Miscellaneous

Community Update for Week Ending October 8, 2010

Here is my Community Update for the week ending Friday, October 8th, 2010. For a full screen version, click on the .pdf file below.

 

October 8, 2010
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The Boy Scouts of America's 100th Anniversary "Celebrate Scouting" Stamp unveiled!

Caption:  In celebration of the Boy Scouts of America’s 100th anniversary, the new “Celebrate Scouting” U.S. Postage Stamp was unveiled at the Lindenhurst Village Hall on August 27, 2010. 

Photo left to right:  Antonio Martinez, Babylon Town Councilman; Wayne Horsley, Suffolk County Legislator; Corinne DiSomma, Town of Babylon Receiver of Taxes; Assemblyman Robert K. Sweeney; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Jean Fuentes, Lindenhurst Postmaster; Dirk Smith, Scout Executive/CEO for Suffolk County Council, BSA; and Maryanne Weckerle, Lindenhurst Village Trustee.

October 8, 2010
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Public Hearing: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Impact of member item reduction on small and mid-size not-for-profit community based organizations

This is a The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Member Item Reduction Impact on Small and Mid-size Not-for-profit Community-based Organizations Event. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

New York State Senate Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative CaucusChair: Senator Ruth Hassell-ThompsonPublic Hearing: Impact of member item reduction on small and mid-size not-for-profit community based organizationsPlace: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New YorkTime: 10:00 A.M.Contact: Jamar S. Hooks (518) 455-5347Media Contact: Lisa King (518) 455-2401ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

October 20, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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October 31, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Public Policy Agenda Report

This is a The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Public Policy Agenda Report. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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Public Policy Agenda Report

October 8, 2010
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The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus 2010 Calendar

This is a The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus 2010 Calendar. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus 2010 Calendar

October 8, 2010
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The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus 2009-10 Budget Equity XIX Report

This is a The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus 2009-10 Budget Equity XIX Report. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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2009-10 Budget Equity XIX Report

October 8, 2010
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October 16, 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS KIWANIS CLUB OF MERRICK’S INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS CEREMONY

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently attended the Kiwanis Club of Merrick’s Installation of Officers Ceremony.

October 8, 2010
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Town Hall Meeting

Senator Golden along with agencies such as the Department of Education, Department of Finance, Board of Elections and the Brooklyn Public Library will be in attendance to answer questions.

October 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

This is a The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. This tribute is to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Isabel Allende, Oscar De La Hoya and Cesar Chavez. Thank you for paving the way. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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Tribute and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.pdf

October 8, 2010
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Senator Golden to offer Free Flu Shots

Please call the office for an appointment at 718-238-6044.

November 5, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Golden to offer Free Flu Shots

Please call the office for an appointment at 718-238-6044.

November 4, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN PARTNERS WITH THE VISITING NURSE SERVICE TO OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, is announcing that he will be offering free flu shots for senior citizens, uninsured residents, and those who the Health Department is encouraging to get the annual flu vaccine, at two events during the first week of November.

Free flu shots will be available to the community on Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 pm at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street, and on Friday, November 5, 2010, from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, located at 3302 Avenue U.

October 8, 2010
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New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Celebrating Black History 365 Days a Year

This is The New York Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus Celebrating Black History 365 Days a Year. This tribute is to Shirley Chisholm, Percy Sutton and Rosa Parks. Thank you for paving the way. You can read the document in the embed below or download the file at the bottom of the page.

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Shirley_Sutton_RosaParks_PBHM11x17poster.pdf

October 8, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

Today the MTA put the finishing touches on the Senate Democrats’ disastrous bailout plan that has resulted in an almost 20 percent increase in LIRR fares over two years, significant service cuts and the job-killing payroll tax.

 

While infuriated LIRR commuters are reading about what the MTA board approved, they can thank Senate Democrats for voting in unison for a plan that hurts families, businesses, municipalities and not for profits, and didn’t even spare commuters from service cuts or balance the MTA budget.

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October 7, 2010
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Thomas Sandoval interviewed Senator Owen H. Johnson as part of his Citizenship in the Community Badge.

Thomas Sandoval recently met with Senator Owen H. Johnson as part of his Citizenship in the Community Badge, a prerequisite for his Eagle Scout.  Thomas fulfilled his requirement to interview an elected official on citizenship in the community.

October 7, 2010
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BONACIC CALLS FOR SENATE DEMOCRATS TO RELEASE FLOOD CONTROL AND JOBS MONEY IN DELAWARE COUNTY

         State Senator John J. Bonacic made multiple stops in Delaware County on Thursday, celebrating some major achievements and calling on Senate Democrats to release long promised money they are holding hostage for political reasons.

October 7, 2010
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Senator Díaz to Mayor Bloomberg: Mr. Mayor Will You Please Make Up Your Mind?

October 7, 2010

For Immediate Release

  Senator Díaz to Mayor  Bloomberg:

Mr. Mayor Will You Please Make Up Your Mind?

Bronx, NY - Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz today asked Mayor Bloomberg a very simple question: 

“Mr. Mayor, will you please make up your mind?”

 “Last week, Mayor Bloomberg released a video wherein he stated his support for marriage equality ‘Because government shouldn’t tell you who to love or who to marry’.

October 7, 2010
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Thompson Tours Niagara Falls Public Library Where A Community Logs On To New Opportunities

For Immediate ReleaseOctober 6, 2010Contact: Ken Houston |716.854.8705| sk2houston@hotmail.com

Niagara Falls, NY – Join New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts of Erie & Niagara counties) for a tour of the Niagara Falls Public Library on Thursday, October 7th  at 2:30 pm.  Students, along with other members of the public now have access to 40 new computers thanks to $30,000 Senator Thompson secured for library funding.

It’s estimated that hundreds of people pass through the Niagara Falls Public Library each week, where students use the computers as a study tool, while adults use them for resume writing and to search for employment opportunities.

October 7, 2010
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