Issues: Miscellaneous

NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing Honors Senator Johnson

Members from the NY Coalition for Recreational Fishing, Inc. (NYCRF) traveled to Albany recently to recognize Senator Owen H. Johnson for his efforts on behalf of recreational fishing.  From left to right: Ed Simeone; President William Young, NYCRF; Senator Owen H. Johnson; and Captain Stuart Paterson.

April 29, 2011
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Community Connection for Week Ending May 1st

Click on the link below to download a full-screen version of this week's Community Connection. In this week's issue, and important message as we celebrate Mother's Day next weekend, Northwest Savings Bank continues its expansion in our area, and some of the great events taking place around the district this week.

April 29, 2011
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Seventeenth Annual Bay Shore Summit

Senator Owen H. Johnson recently joined elected officials, dignitaries and Bay Shore and Brightwaters residents at the 17th Annual Bay Shore Summit to celebrate the triumph of the school and business communities, the transformation of downtown Bay Shore, and to honor the Summit’s founder, retiring School Superintendent Dr. Evelyn Blose Holman.Senator Johnson also spoke about additional school aid funding restored to Long Island Schools in the State Budget and legislation he has introduced in the Senate (S.2635) to allow for the transfer of the Bay Shore Armory to the Bay Shore Union Free School District for a nominal fee.  Bay Shore intends to use the property for educational purposes to meet the needs of the school district.

April 29, 2011
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State Senator Lee M. Zeldin Visits the Bayport-Blue Point Library

State Senator Lee Zeldin recently visited with the Bayport-Blue Point Library Director, Mike Firestone (Above Right). Pictured here is the library's "Origami Crane Tree", created by staff and members of the local community who folded 1,300 origami cranes as part of a disaster relief effort in conjunction with the clothing manufacturer, OshKosh B'Gosh. The company has pledged to donate one piece of clothing to the victims of the earthquakes and tsunami in Japan for every crane folded.

April 29, 2011
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Senator Martins Wishes Chabad of Port Washington a Happy 20th Anniversary

On Thursday, April 28, Senator Jack M. Martins visited the Chabad of Port Washington where he met with Rabbi Shalom Paltiel and Sara Paltiel and congratulated them on the Chabad’s 20 years in Port Washington.

Rabbi Paltiel welcomed Senator Martins as they discussed the ongoing projects in the Chabad as well as the issues important to the Jewish community. Rabbi Paltiel showed Senator Martins the Synagogue and then took the Senator to the Florence Brownstein Pre-School.

April 29, 2011
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Senator Gallivan Officially Opens His New Ontario County Satelite Office

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R,C,I - 59th District) was joined by hundreds of people Wednesday for the official opening of the Senator's Ontario County Satelite Office. The office is located in Downtown Canandaigua on Bristol Street, and comes at no additional expense to the taxpayers.

April 28, 2011
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Senator Flanagan Welcomes Student Photography Contest Entries

            Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) would like to invite all students who reside in the community and who are in the eighth grade and above to take part in his 4th Annual Community Photography contest.  This contest will focus on photographs of community-based events and will allow students to showcase their hometown or school. 

April 28, 2011
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A Day for David to Benefit the Bourke Family

A DAY FOR DAVID

To benefit

The Bourke Family

Let us come together to help our friend who has always been there for us…

SATURDAY, MAY 14TH 5:00 P.M. TO 11:00 P.M.

ST. PATRICK’S AUDITORIUM

9511 4TH AVENUE, BAYRIDGE, BROOKLYN, NY

MUSIC AND REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

For further information contact:

James Keenaghan 917-776-8034

Chris Nestor 917-731-8638

Rhea McCone 718-491-6505 or 917-533-5430

*Donations may be sent to The Bourke Family Trust c/o Rhea McCone

7617 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11209

RAFFLE TICKETS $50.00 PER TICKET

1ST PRIZE $2,500.00 2ND PRIZE $1,500.00 3RD PRIZE $1,000.00

SPONSORED BY: THE BROOKLYN SHAMROCKS GAELIC FOOTBALL CLUB AND

May 14, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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April 29, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Its My Park Day

Shore Road Garden Council is having "It's My Park Day" on May 21st. Senator Golden encourages local participation from schools and residents. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The meeting location is at the Gazebo at 90th Street and Shore Road.

May 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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STATEN ISLAND JOB FAIR 2011


The OU Job Board and The Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island present:

Job Fair S.I. 2011

May 11, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: Town Hall Meeting

I am holding this town hall meeting along with United Community Civic Association to address community concerns. We have invited numerous local and New York City agencies to attend, to whom all attendees are invited to ask questions directly about any concerns regarding western Queens.

June 2, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Senator Golden's 9th Annual Senior Fair in Bensonhurst

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.

Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.

May 20, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Golden's 9th Annual Senior Fair in Bay Ridge

The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.

Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.

May 6, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Marty Golden Arranges for Metrocard Bus to Visit Community Office

Senator Golden stated, “I am pleased to continue to welcome the Metro Card Van to my district office the first Monday of every month as a service to my constituents. I encourage all those who have Metro Card related matters to take care of to stop by the event at my office and receive prompt and attentive service.”

 

The Metro Card Bus will enable the local residents to take care of all their Metro Card business at the Metro Card Bus, whether it's applying for or refilling a Reduced-Fare Metro Card, buying or refilling a regular Metro Card, or asking a MetroCard-related question.

May 2, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 20, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Gianaris Honored At Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Queens Gazette wrote about the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the "Honorable Michael Gianaris East Terrace" at the George Douris Tower in Astoria.

On April 20, a ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of state Senator Michael Gianaris was held at the George T. Douris Tower, a new affordable housing facility for low-income seniors located at 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, Astoria. The Tower’s terrace was named the “Honorable Michael Gianaris East Terrace” as a tribute to his work and support for additional affordable housing for senior members of the Astoria community, such as the housing provided by the Douris Tower project.

April 27, 2011
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