Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA BLASTS DEC FOR STALLING ON PHRAGMITE REMOVAL - Staten Island Continues to Burn While DEC Fiddles

           In light of the most recent series of brush fires that have broken out on Staten Island this week, Senator Andrew Lanza is blasting the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for their lack of action with regards to phragmite removal. For years now elected officials on Staten Island – both Republican and Democrat - have pled with DEC to protect residents from these invasive and combustible weeds which cause dangerous brush fires. Senator Lanza says “Enough is enough.”

September 8, 2010
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September 20, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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October 5, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Senator Paker wishes L'shannah Tovah to the Jewish community

State Senator Kevin Parker would like to wishes  L'shannah Tovah to his friends in the Jewish Community.  The Boro Park community is a valued part of my constituent base. I Thank you for all your support over the last 8 years and look forward to working with you in years to come. I hope this year is filled with love, hope and prosperity.”

September 8, 2010
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September 11th Remerbrance Ceremonies

Saturday will mark the 9th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in our country, which took place on September 11th, 2001. There will be a number of events around the area to remember those who perished on that day. In my district, the September 11th Memorial Service at Monroe Community College will begin at 8:00 a.m. This is free to the public, and you should use parking lot G on the Brighton campus. In Greece, a 9/11 Remembrance Service will be held at the Greece Ridge Fire Department, 1299 Long Pond Road. The service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and guests are ask to assemble at the Emergency Service Memorial on grounds.

 

September 8, 2010
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Babylon Village Little Leaguers honored and thanked their hometown heroes.

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined the Babylon Village Little Leaguers 8 Year Old Division Gold Champions at Opening Day Ceremonies.  This past season the League worked with members of the American Legion Post #94 in Babylon and honored service veterans from the Babylon area, recognizing and thanking their “Hometown Heroes.”

September 8, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES LOCAL STUDENTS FOR COMPLETING HIS SUMMERTIME READING PROGRAM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today congratulated the over 200 students who completed his annual summertime reading program.

September 8, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Holds a Press Conference to Donate Bullet Proof Vests to Members of the Boro Park Safety Patrol, In Response to Shooting of Three of the Group's Members

 

On Monday, September 6,  New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) held a press conference to announce the purchase of bullet proof vests for members of the Brooklyn South Safety Patrol (Boro Park Shomrim). The vests will provide additional protection to the volunteer safety group while it conducts its daily patrols in the Boro Park area. In a seven day period, Boro Park has suffered two separate shooting incidents, one involving a bank robbery and the latest resulting in gunshot injuries to three members of the Boro Park civilian patrol group.

September 8, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG RECEIVES TOP SCORE BY UNSHACKLE UPSTATE

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean) is tied as the highest-rated Senator in the state for supporting job growth and economic renewal, according to Unshackle Upstate, a bipartisan coalition representing upwards of 70,000 companies and employing more than 1.5 people.

September 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Attends St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) talks with participants of the St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair that was held in August.

September 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Enjoys St. Johnsville Fair

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) talks with participants of the St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair that was held in August.

September 8, 2010
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Commemorating the Babylon Chorale on their 60th season.

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented the Babylon Chorale with a New York Senate Resolution recognizing their 60th season.  The celebration took place at the Gazebo in Bay Shore during their performance at the “2010 Arts Festival by the Bay.”

The Babylon Chorale began under the direction of H. Dudley Mairs and, through dedication and hard work, has grown into one of Long Island’s premier choral groups, with members from both Nassau and Suffolk counties. 

September 8, 2010
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