Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR ALESI ANNOUNCES SUMMER READING PROGRAM

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, Senator Alesi is inviting all students in his district to participate in his Summer Reading Program.  Senator Alesi is sponsoring this free program to encourage students throughout our community to continue reading over summer vacation.

June 2, 2010
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Response to Intolerable Holocaust Comparisons

While I understand and respect that people have strongly differing opinions regarding Israel and Hamas's recent actions in Gaza, I find it intolerable for people to compare these circumstances to those of the Holocaust. Such comments minimize the realities of the Nazi concentration camps and are an insult to the millions who died, as well as the survivors who are still with us.

June 2, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN KICKS OFF SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) announced the Senate’s 2010 Summer Reading Challenge, which urges young students to “Make A Splash—READ!” This annual program asks students to record a summary of three books in an official Summer Reading Journal.

In partnership with New York Libraries, Sen. Golden encourages students to participate in the summer reading program. Student who successfully complete their journal will be awarded a certificate of achievement from Senator Marty Golden.

June 2, 2010
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Senate Passes Historic Bill to Protect Domestic Workers

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Kelly Conboy│kconboy@senate.state.ny.us│518.455.2225(Albany, NY)-The New York State Senate passed the historic Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, making New York the first state in the nation to provide new standards of worker protection for more than 200,000 employees in an industry which has gone unregulated for decades, Senator Breslin (D- Delmar) announced.

June 2, 2010
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Senator Farley Helps Dedicate Schenectady ’s $30 Million Golub Corp. Headquarters

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R-C-I, Schenectady) today assisted with the dedication of the new six-story $30 million Golub Corporation headquarters on Schenectady’s Nott Street.         

The project was facilitated by the Schenectady Metroplex. In 1998 Senator Farley developed and sponsored the Schenectady Metroplex law, acclaimed as model legislation offering declining industrial cities new life through a unique mix of public and private cooperation.

June 2, 2010
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Wayne Area Transportation Service Bus Naming Ceremony

Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority bus naming ceremony for Wayne Area Transportation Service. The newly named buses were unveiled to bear the names of eleven employees’ children and grandchildren in the Wayne Area Transportation Service area.

June 2, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN PLANS “SUPPORT OUR TROOPS” RALLY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced plans to host his annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at John Paul Jones Park located at 101st Street and 4th Avenue.

Senator Golden is inviting residents of the community to join with veterans and family members of active servicemen and women in sending a message of support to our troops both home and overseas. The event will surely have patriotism on display, with a ceremony built around support of our Nation and our military.

June 2, 2010
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KEVIN RYAN HONORED BY NEW YORK STATE SENATE

For Release: June 1, 2010

Contact:       (845) 344-3311

June 1, 2010
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Jon Samson & CoCreative Music

Samson's CD has a musical depth unlike the vast majority of children’s music today, making it something that parents will also enjoy

June 18, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Ken Butler’s Sound Invention

Listen and watch in amazement as inventor and virtuoso musician Ken Butler plays his hammer violin and "guitars" made from a broom, snow shovel and toothbrush!!

June 2, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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National Safety Month

Dear Constituents:

June 1, 2010
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Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione Recognized as Woman of Distinction

AlbanySenator Roy McDonald recognized Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione as the 43rd Districts 2010 recipien

June 1, 2010
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Beth Orton

British singer/songwriter Beth Orton brilliantly combines the passionate beauty of acoustic folk with the electronic beats of trip-hop to create a fresh, distinct fusion of roots and rhythm.  Her stunning debut Trailer Park was followed by Central Reservation, Daybreaker, and Comfort of Strangers. Presented by Battery Park City Authority.price:        freewebsite:    www.batteryparkcity.orgphone:       212.417.2000

June 30, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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LoHud: Senate passes resolution honoring Gannett’s Jay Gallagher

With his family watching on, the state Senate approved a resolution honoring longtime Gannett Albany bureau chief Jay Gallagher who died on Monday.

The resolution was sponsored by Sen. Andrew Stewart-Cousins, D-Yonkers. Both Republican and Democratic senators from upstate, downstate, western New York and city paid tribute to Jay. The common theme: Jay was a tough, but fair journalist who got it right and always could make them laugh. His Gannett colleagues agree...

Politics On The Hudson (May 28th, 2010)

June 1, 2010
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Yonkers Insider: Yonkers Resident Honored as a NYS Senate Contemporary Woman of Distinction

On Tuesday, May 25th, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins was proud to honor Yonkers resident Helen Henkel as one of the New York State Senate’s Contemporary Women of Distinction. As a Contemporary Woman of Distinction, Ms. Henkel was honored for her contributions that have enriched the quality of life in our community.

June 1, 2010
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Bang on a Can Marathon

Bang on a Can returns with its incomparable 12-hour super-mix of genre-defying music from around the corner and the globe. Hear the highly anticipated U.S. premiere of Fausto Romitelli's Professor Bad Trip performed by Talea Ensemble; a Bang on a Can All-Stars' premiere with Mira Calix; African crossover innovators Burkina Electric; Balinese Gamelan; music from Kyrgyzstan and much more! 12pm - 12am.Presented by Arts World Financial Center.

June 27, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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Children's Day & Fireworks and The Apples in Stereo

This beloved event returns for its 18th year with performances by Gordon from Sesame Street, Angelina Ballerina and more. Kids can meet their favorite storybook characters like Clifford the Big Red Dog, Curious George and Madeline. In the evening don't miss The Apples in stereo, with special guests the Brooklyn Youth Chorus and members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic - part of our Summer Stars series - plus the spectacular Target Fireworks. Presented by The Seaport.

price:        freewebsite:    www.ChildrensDayNYC.com

 

June 26, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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Renaissance & Steve Hackett

The art-rock ensemble Renaissance, led by vocalist Annie Haslam, perfected a synthesis of folk pop and symphonic influence on their classic albums Prologue, Turn of the Cards, and the remade Scheherazade. Steve Hackett, best known as the Genesis guitarist, continues to shine as a star performer and composer in his own right with an origial and extraordinary acoustic and electric playing style.  Presented by Battery Park City Authority.

June 23, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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American Ballroom Theater Dancing Classrooms Colors of the Rainbow Team Match

Culminating this year’s Dancing Classrooms program, talented 5th and 8th grade dancers from New York City public schools participate in this city-wide competition for the grand prize as they Fox Trot, Merengue, Rumba, Swing and Tango their way to the gold. 3-4:30pm (5th graders) and 6-7:30 (8th graders). Presented by Arts World Financial Center.

price:      freewebsite:  www.artsworldfinancialcenter.comphone:      212.945.0505

June 23, 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Eroica Trio Summer Stars: Bright New Talent in Classical Music and Beyond

The most sought-after trio in the world, the Grammy®-nominated Eroica Trio thrills audiences with flawless technical virtuosity, irresistible enthusiasm and sensual elegance. Whether playing the great standards of the piano trio repertoire or daring contemporary works, the three young women who make up this celebrated ensemble electrify the concert stage with their passionate performances.  Presented by Arts World Financial Center and IMG Artists. Founding sponsor for Summer Stars is Pace University.

price:      free

June 22, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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