Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR LAVALLE HONORS LOCAL HEROES

(L-R) Chief Tom Colitti, Officer Kevin Rambo, Eftimia Tsapouris, Biruta Krilova, Senator LaValle, Alex Rabinovich

 

September 14, 2010
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Statement from Senator McDonald on Comptroller's Approval of VLT Contract

September 13, 2010

Statement from Senator Roy McDonald on Comptroller’s Approval of Genting VLT Contract

September 14, 2010
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Statement from Senator McDonald on Momentive Merger

September 13, 2010

Statement from Senator Roy McDonald on Momentive Merger

“I’m very happy and this sounds like a positive step for the future of Momentive. It’s very important that we keep jobs here in New York. My main concern will always be the employees working at the Waterford facility, their jobs and careers are extremely important to our area.”

September 14, 2010
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Community forum on sex offenders

Senator George Maziarz recently led a discussion with concerned North Tonawanda and Wheatfield residents about the placement of sex offenders in their community.  At the meeting, Senator Maziarz announced that the New York State Division of Parole will no longer place sex offenders at the B Cozy Motel on Niagara Falls Boulevard.

September 14, 2010
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September 11th Open Letter from Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Pastor Terry Jones

September 11, 2010

Pastor Terry Jones Dove World Outreach Center 5805 Northwest 37th Street Gainesville, Florida 32653

Dear Pastor Jones:

This letter is to express my support for your statement today that your church will “not today, not ever” burn a Koran. 

Holy Books and places of worship deserve to be respected.  The Holy Books of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths – The Holy Bible, The Torah and The Koran – offer sacred teachings to people of faith throughout the world. 

September 14, 2010
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Aubertine Secures $50k for Fulton Library Elevator

Elevator in historic library improves accessibility, opens up new opportunities for new programs

FULTON (September 13, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today visited the Fulton Public Library to see the new elevator purchased as part of a project to improve accessibility, for which he secured a $50,000 legislative grant.

September 13, 2010
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Senator Maziarz to host Child Safety Day on September 18

Senator George Maziarz will host a free Child Safety Day on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the North Tonawanda City Hall, located at 216 Payne Avenue.  The event runs from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

September 13, 2010
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Senator Robach Conducts Coin Toss at East High School

On Saturday, September 11th, Senator Robach performed the coin toss prior to kickoff of the Marshall vs. East varsity football game at East High School in Rochester. East defeated Marshall 47-6 to move to 2-0 on the season. With the loss, Marshall dropped their record to 1-1.

September 13, 2010
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Reaching Out for Change Stop the Violence Day

On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended Reaching Out for Change's Stop the Violence Day. Reaching Out for Change is an organization whose mission is to stop violence while influencing young people to put their full energy and focus in to school.

September 13, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES TOWN HALL MEETING

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing plans to host a town hall meeting for the communities of Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe, located at 1518-73rd Street in Brooklyn.

Senator Golden has invited representatives of the Department of Transportation, the Department of Education, the Parks Department, the Department of Buildings, the Department of Finance and the 62nd Precinct of the New York City Police Department to attend and address issues and answer questions from attending residents.

September 13, 2010
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Ridge Road Fire District 09/11 Remembrance Ceremony

On Saturday, September 11th, 2010, Senator Robach attended and made remarks at a remembrance ceremony to mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Each year, the Ridge Road Fire District hosts a 09/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Living Memorial. The memorial was dedicated in 2006 as a tribute to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, in addition to firefighters who have lost their life in the live of duty.

September 13, 2010
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Annual Gardiner Day Celebration

On Saturday, September 11th, 2010 Senator Bonacic stopped by Majestic Park in Gardiner, NY to help celebrate and partake in the festivities at the Town of Gardiner's Annual Gardiner Day celebration.  Here Senator Bonacic is pictured with Carol Ann Majestic Lohrman, Gardiner Day co-organizer.

September 13, 2010
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Emergency Preparedness Seminar

With Long Island in the middle of hurricane season, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) are inviting local residents to an emergency preparedness seminar they are sponsoring on September 23rd.

September 23, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH TO HOST EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS SEMINAR ON SEPTEMBER 23RD

With Long Island in the middle of hurricane season, New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R-North Merrick) are inviting local residents to an emergency preparedness seminar they are sponsoring on September 23rd.

September 13, 2010
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Padavan and Community Remember 9/11

On Saturday September 11, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens)  joined with residents and local leaders from throughout Northeast Queens to grieve and remember the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. During the day, Padavan attended memorial services at the Poppenhusen Institute, the North Shore Towers and in Bayside Hills.  Senator Padavan places an American flag on the Bayside Hills 9/11 Memorial during the Bayside Hills Civic Association’s Memorial Ceremony on Saturday evening.   

September 13, 2010
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Padavan and Community Remember 9/11

On Saturday September 11, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens)  joined with residents and local leaders from throughout Northeast Queens to grieve and remember the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. During the day, Padavan attended memorial services at the Poppenhusen Institute, the North Shore Towers and in Bayside Hills Senator Padavan during a moment of silence at the North Shore Towers 9/11 Memorial Ceremony with Councilman Mark Weprin and NYPD and FDNY members. 

September 13, 2010
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September 13, 2010
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COMMUNITY BOARD 2 JOINT MEETING (Environmental Protection & Health committees)

On the agenda will be a presentation by the representatives of the New York City Department of Health discussing air quality test results. The board meets in the Lou Caravone Community Services Building on the grounds of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home. Members can be reached at 718-317-3235.

September 16, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING (Clifton / Concord / Stapleton area committee)

The Clifton/Concord/Stapleton area Committee will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in 59 Wright St., Stapleton. The board office is located in 1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217, Clifton. Board members can be reached at 718-981-6900 or visit their Website at www.nyc.gov/sicb1

September 16, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING (Silver Lake / Sunnyside / Westerleigh / Willowbrook area)

The Silver Lake/Sunnyside/Westerleigh/Willowbrook area committee will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Silver Lake Tennis House, Hart Boulevard and Revere Street. The board office is located in 1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217, Clifton. Board members can be reached at 718-981-6900 or visit their Website at www.nyc.gov/sicb1

September 15, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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