Issues: Miscellaneous

Victor Volleyball – Champs Once Again

Victor - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented the Victor High School Girls Volleyball team with a special New York State Resolution that he prepared and enacted in the State Senate to honor the Lady Blue Devils on their success as 2009 New York State Class A Champions for the second consecutive year.

May 20, 2010
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Liberty Commons located in the Village of Liberty

On Friday, May 14, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Liberty Commons located in the Village of Liberty.  Liberty Commons is a new housing complex providing affordable senior housing for both seniors and workforce housing.

May 20, 2010
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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Lake View Apartments

On Friday, May 14, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Loch Sheldrake for Lake View Apartments (Conifer Realty, LLC), which provides 60 affordable family apartments as well as Barkley Gardens located in Liberty, which provides 51 affordable senior apartments.

May 20, 2010
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Recognizing Senior Citizen’s Day In Seneca County

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently had the honor to present a special New York State Resolution to Jane Cook upon the occasion of her designation as the Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year by the Seneca County Office for the Aging.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio and Angela Reardon, Director of the Seneca County Office for the Aging, are family members Lucille Cook, Jane Cook, Kenneth Cook, George Hall and Rachael Hall.

 

May 20, 2010
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Senator Foley Helps Residents Rest Easy

Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) hailed the passage in the senate of Senate Bill 7047, which would require polysomnographic technologists, who assist in the diagnosis of sleep disorders, to be licensed by the State Education Department.

May 20, 2010
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Senator Bonacic attends Press Conference at Kolmar Labs in Port Jervis

On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended a press conference at Kolmar Labs where Kolmar indicated that they would be staying in Port Jervis for many years to come.  Kolmar Laboratories is an industry leader in cosmetic care and personal care manufacturing and has been based in Port Jervis since 1943 and employs approximately 500 people at this location.

May 19, 2010
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Senator Diaz's comments on the New York State Senate Resolution Commemorating the 2nd Anniversary of Dr. Ma Ying-jeou's Presidency of Taiwan

Senate Resolution No. 5167BY: Senator DIAZ        COMMEMORATING   the  2nd  Anniversary  of  Dr.  Ma        Ying-jeou's Presidency of Taiwan  WHEREAS, May 20, 2010, will mark  the  2nd  Anniversary  of  Dr.  MaYing-jeou's  inauguration as the 12th President of the Republic of China(Taiwan); and

May 19, 2010
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A Special Message from Senator Ranzenhofer Regarding School Bullying

New York is only one of seven states that do not have a law to target school bullying. Senator Ranzenhofer announced his support for anti-bullying legislation that would:

Improve education for teachers, parents and students to prevent bullying and cyber-bullying
Define bullying and cyber-bullying and add these acts to the list of incidents for which disciplinary measures must be taken pursuant to the school districts code of conduct

May 19, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN AT THE BROOKLYN BOROUGH NEW YORK CITY WATER BOARD MEETING

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) had the following statement read on his behalf last night before the New York City Water Board at their Brooklyn Borough meeting opposing the planned 12.9% water rate increase to be voted on Friday, May 21, 2010.

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Good evening.

May 19, 2010
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Legislative Update with Senator Thompson - May 18, 2010

NYS Senator Antoine Thompson interviews Pete Grannis, commissioner of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2010.

May 18, 2010
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May 18, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

 

Agreement on Budget Conference Committees Is Victory for the People

The agreement reached today at the public leaders’ meeting to begin the joint, public conference committee process next week is a victory for all New Yorkers who want to see the budget reform law obeyed, and the budget negotiations come out from behind closed doors.

 

May 18, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH THE MIDDLETOWN PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

On May 18, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with representatives from the Middletown Professional Firefighters Association in Albany.  Here they are with Senator Bonacic after discussing their legislative issues.  From left to right: Mike Guattery, Vice-President Jim Beuerman, President Adam J. McCarey, Senator Bonacic.

May 18, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC AWARDED FOR HIS WORK TO CREATE AND EXPAND THE SHAWANGUNK MOUNTAINS SCENIC BYWAY

On Monday, May 17, 2010  Al Wegener, Executive Director of the Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway, presented Senator Bonacic with a framed map of the byway in recognition of Senator Bonacic’s work to create and expand the byway.

May 18, 2010
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College Point Street Renamed In Honor of Betty Pegen

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) was on hand at the ceremony marking the College Point street renaming in honor of Betty Pegen.  Known fondly as the “Gardening Angel of Poppenhusen Monument Park, Pegen who lived close to the park devoted an enormous amount of her time planting, weeding and caring for the grounds of the park.  The ceremony took place during the Partnership for the Parks “It’s My Park day on Saturday May 15, 2010. Senator Padavan and Councilman Dan Halloran with members of Girl Scout Troop 4399 at the street renaming ceremony in honor of Betty Pege

May 18, 2010
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Recognizing The Sodus Town Ambulance Award Winners

Sodus - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke before members of the Sodus Town Ambulance Corps (STAC) at their annual dinner. He acknowledged their outstanding commitment, dedication and service and recognized this year's special award recipients.

May 18, 2010
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Resolution Honoring Times Square Hero Lance Orton Passes Senate Unanimously

Albany, NY- A Resolution introduced by Senator José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) honoring Times Square hero Lance Orton passed the State Senate unanimously today.  "It is with tremendous pride that I applaud Lance Orton on his bravery, initiative, and concern for his fellow citizens," said Senator Serrano.  "His heroic actions and rapid response should serve as a reminder to all New Yorkers that we can all do our part when it comes to keeping our city safe." 

May 17, 2010
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Statement From Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson Re: Senator Morahan

Senator Tom Morahan is an inspiring and beloved figure in this body; having served 11 years in Albany, he was never of Albany.  Because of his geniality, bipartisan leadership and fierce independence, Senator Morahan has set the bar for which we all must strive. We wish he and his remarkable wife, Helen, the very best and thank them both for all they have done in service to the people of New York.

May 17, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

It has been a personal honor and a pleasure to serve in the State Senate with Tom Morahan.  He has established a tremendous record of public service representing the lower Hudson Valley.  

 

May 17, 2010
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Senator Andrew Lanza Honors 9 Winners for this year’s Memorial Day Essay Contest

On Saturday, May 15th, Senator Lanza kicked-off of the Great Kills Memorial Day Parade by honoring the 9 winners of his Annual Memorial Day Essay Contest. The winners and their family members gathered at IS 24 and received Best Buy gift cards as prizes.

May 17, 2010
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