Issues: Miscellaneous

April 21, 2010
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April 21, 2010
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Earth Day

On Tuesday, April 20, 2010, the New York State Senate celebrated Earth Day by passing a number of important bills that will protect the environment both now, and more importantly, for generations to come.

April 22, 12:01 AM - 12:01 PM
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Senator Flanagan Hosts 3rd Annual Student Photography Contest

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is pleased to unveil the winners of the 3rd Annual Community Photography contest:

April 21, 2010
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Ten Mile Walk of the Greenbelt to Save Pouch Camp

This is Protectors of Pine Oak Woods annual spring Greenbelt walk, but with an emphasis on their efforts to secure preservation of Pouch Camp. Join us for a rally at the kickoff at 10 a.m. Those not joining the walk may choose to meet up with us at noon for lunch at Berlin Lodge overlooking beautiful Orbach Lake in Pouch Camp. We ask that you bring your own lunch and beverage. Speakers will be on-hand to talk about how vital it is to preserve all of Pouch Camp. The Protectors walk then continues at 1 p.m. Our walk covers ten miles at a comfortable pace.

May 22, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM
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12th Annual Dine Out Against Hunger Drive

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 12th annual Dine Out Against Hunger drive will be held April 22.

Here is a list of participating restaurants that will donate 20 percent of the day's receipts to Project Hospitality:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/04/dine_out_against_hunger_partic.html

April 22, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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A Special Day: Israel's 62nd Anniversary

This past Monday, the 19th, we celebrated the 62nd anniversary of Israeli Independence, a day also known as Yom Ha’atzmaut. I am very happy that this year the Senate commemorated Israeli Independence Day, and the unique bond between Israel and New York, through a resolution honoring the remarkable achievements of Israelis over the past 62 years.

April 21, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Recognizes Wallington Firefighters

Sodus - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to members of the Wallington Fire Company where he paid special tribute to several firefighters for their outstanding community service. Ken Kelsey was recognized with the Top Training Hours Award after completing over 157 hours of training. Senator Nozzolio also presented special New York State flags that have been flown over the State Capitol to Commissioner Ken Eastley for 46 years of service and to Chief Fred Burkhard for 35 years.

April 21, 2010
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Park Slope Geriatric Day Center & Bay Ridge Center presents

Dessert with the Authors

Booksigning with Drs. Rosemary Laird & James Huysman,

Opening remarks by New York State Senator Martin J. Golden

April 20, 2010
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NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing Presents Award to Owen Johnson

Left to right:  Ed Hemi Simeone; Senator Owen H. Johnson; and Bill Young

Members of NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing presented an award to Senator Owen H. Johnson in recognition of his efforts on behalf of receational fisherman.

April 20, 2010
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NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing Presents Award

Left to right:  Ed Hemi Simeone, Senator Owen Johnson, and Bill Young

Bill Young and Ed Hemi Simeone of the NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing presented Owen Johnson with an award in recognition of his efforts on behalf of recreational fisherman.

April 20, 2010
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Senator Bill Larkin Stands Up for Constituents

Senator Bill Larkin discusses a State Budget extender bill that doesn't do enough to cover many of the people here in New York State.

April 20, 2010
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New York State Nurses Association Lobby Day

Senator Marty Golden today met with nursing students from Kingsborough Community College who were in Albany as part of New York State Nurses Association Lobby Day. Members of the New York State Nurses Association were in Albany to encourage members of the New York State Legislature to support nursing education, safe staffing ratios, punishing violence against nurses, and requiring safe patient handling policies.

Nurses from Kingsborough (pictured left to right) Professor Margaret Salzano, RN, Erin Sisane, Zoe Zelaya, Yomaira Vasquez,Sherrelyn Navitsky, Angela Iannell

April 20, 2010
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