Issues: Miscellaneous

Deadlines Approaching for WTC Workers' Compensation, Disability

If you, or someone you know, has 9/11 related health problems or may develop them in the future, this information is critically important. Please pass it on.

July 27, 2010
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Sons Of Italy Festival

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently stopped to acknowledge the volunteers at the annual Sons of Italy Festival. Every year the festival commemorates and celebrates the rich Italian culture that still remains in Geneva.

Front row left to right are: Olga Marino and Brianna Guererri.Back row left to right are: Dan Steinkohl; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Avis “Fuzzy” Marino; Mary Guererri; Frank Guererri Jr.; Heather Kausman; Rebecca Guererri and Katie Guererri.

July 27, 2010
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Remembering the Life of Michael A Oropallo

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently paid special tribute to Michael “Mike” Oropallo by recognizing his valuable contributions to the community at the dedication of the Oropallo Recreation Complex in Auburn. Senator Nozzolio also presented the Oropallo family with a special New York State flag that was flown over the State Capitol in Albany.

Pictured left to right: Councilman Bill Graney; Jamie Oropallo; Senator Nozzolio; Mark Oropallo; Marian Oropallo; Michael Oropallo; Mark Oropallo; Alexis Oropallo; Kathy Oropallo and Mayor Michael Quill.

July 26, 2010
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July 26, 2010
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New York State Flag Presented to Boy Scout Troop 315

I was honored to present Boy Scout Troop 315 with a New York State flag at their troop meeting Saturday, July 17th.  The troop traveled with the flag to the 2010 National Scout Jamboree in Virginia on July 25th.  The National Jamboree attracts thousands of boy scouts from across the country every four years.  This year's theme is "Celebrate 100 Years of Scouting" to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

Troop 315 purchased the mandated Boy Scouts of America flag for their trip and asked for a donation of a New York State flag.  I was pleased to help by providing the toop with the state flag.  I wish the best of luck to troop 315 on their trip to Fort A.P Hill, Virginia. 

July 26, 2010
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Bagel Bin Hosts Book Signing and Jewelry Show

Senator Robach joins the women of Katie Shirley's Closet. Stephanie Shirley, the mother of one of the five "Fairport Angels" who died in a car accident in 2009, started the business as a tribute to her daughter, Katie. The group donates procees from their jewelry sales to the Daystar Program for Medically Fragile Infants.

For more information on Katie Shirley's Closet, visit www.katieshirleyscloset.com.

July 26, 2010
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SENATOR LANZA FALLS VICTIM TO INTERNET IMPERSONATION

Ironically, Lanza Authored the First Law in the Nation

Which Makes this Type of Identity Theft a Crime

July 26, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz asks: Where are the Voices of Reform and Accountability Now?

July 24, 2010For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz asks: Where are the Voices of Reform and Accountability Now?

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement regarding the upcoming investigation of New York Congressman Charles Rangel.

"We know from published reports that a House Committee offered a deal but Congressman Rangel refused to admit any wrongdoing. The only news coverage so far has been about Rangel saying more or less: "Bring it on, I am ready" - which is his right. Meanwhile, the New York Democratic Party and its Executive Director Charlie King remain silent.

Where are the voices of reform and accountability now?

July 23, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BLOOD DRIVE AT SUNRISE MALL ON AUGUST 17TH

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with New York Blood Center, will be sponsoring a blood drive in Massapequa on Tuesday, August 17th.

July 23, 2010
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Blood Drive

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with New York Blood Center, will be sponsoring a blood drive in Massapequa on Tuesday, August 17th.

August 17, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Seneca County Fair

Waterloo- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the annual Seneca County Fair Grounds. Senator Nozzolio enjoyed ice cream from the 4-H dairy stand and also met “Beau” the ram and his caretakers while attending the Seneca County Fair.

July 23, 2010
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Seneca County Fair

Waterloo- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the annual Seneca County Fair Grounds. Senator Nozzolio enjoyed ice cream from the 4-H dairy stand and also met “Beau” the ram and his caretakers while attending the Seneca County Fair.

July 23, 2010
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STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO HONOR THE BRONX DOMINICAN PARADE

 STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO HONORTHE BRONX DOMINICAN PARADE

The New York State Senate Puerto Rican and Latino Caucus, presided by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz,  will be celebrating a pre-parade banquet in honor of the Bronx Dominican Parade.

This event will take place at Maestros Restaurant located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, Bronx, New York, on Friday, July 23rd   from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am.

July 22, 2010
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Elected Officials, FDNY, Community Leaders, Families of Fallen Firefighters Urge Governor to Sign Legislation to Avoid Tragedies Like Deutsche Bank Fire

Hundreds of Buildings in City Don't Comply With Building and Fire Codes

Legislation Would Create First-Ever City-State Coordination to Ensure all City Buildings are Safe for First Responders

July 22, 2010
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Senator Breslin: Does the State Owe You Money?

Thursday July 22, 2010(Albany, NY) Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Delmar) announced today that New Yorkers are owed hundreds of millions in unclaimed funds from the State, and can get any money they are owed simply by calling the state Comptroller’s office or going online.“The Comptroller has made it easy for New Yorkers to find out if the state owes them money,” said Senator Breslin. “This money does not belong to the state and I urge all New Yorkers to take a minute of their time to find out if they have money coming to them.” The Comptroller has more than 25 million outstanding accounts, which may be worth as little as a few dollars to several thousand.

July 22, 2010
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Owasco Watershed Lake Association's Third Annual Lake Day

AUBURN- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Owasco Watershed Lake Association’s 3rd Annual Lake Day on his continued efforts to preserve Owasco Lake's water quality. Senator Nozzolio also congratulated Ashley Kukella and Daniel Biljanoski for their dedication and commitment to the Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA) while working with the Blue Print II organization.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sandy Doran; member of the OWASCO Flats Nature Reserve and Blue Point II; Ashley Kukella; Daniel Biljanoski and Ann Moore, Teacher of Blue Print II’s Student Leadership Group.

July 22, 2010
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