Issues: Miscellaneous

October 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LONG ISLAND’S BELLMORE BRANCH

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped celebrate the grand opening of First National Bank of Long Island’s new Bellmore branch.

October 13, 2010
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Dr. Beth Virginia Blau retires after many years of dedicated service to West Islip Schools.

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented a Legislative Resolution to Dr. Beth Virginia Blau, West Islip School District Superintendent of Schools, upon her retirement after many years of dedicated service.  The celebration took place on October 1, 2010 at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore. 

“The excellence and the success of the West Islip Public Schools is due, in a large part, to Dr. Beth Blau’s efforts and many years of dedicated service,” Senator Johnson said.  “Her enthusiasm and unparalleled devotion to the quality of educational programs and opportunities has left a legacy to the residents of the West Islip community and to future generations of its students.” 

October 13, 2010
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ADDABBO, PHEFFER ASSIST IN DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS' ANNUAL BUSINESS EDUCATION DAY

Queens, NY, October 13, 2010 -- On Monday, October 4, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and NYS Assembly Member Audrey I. Pheffer walked with inspectors from the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs and Small Business Services, and visited businesses along Crossbay Boulevard from Liberty Avenue to 159th Avenue for the Annual Business Education Day. 

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN URGES THE COMMUNITY TO ATTEND RALLIES TO PROTEST OUR BUS SERVICE CUTS AND THE RECENT FARE HIKES.

WHEN: Tuesday October 19, 2010

TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

WHERE: Corner of Bay Ridge Avenue and 3rd Avenue

WHY: Former stop of B37, X 37 and weekend express bus.

 

WHEN: Thursday October 21, 2010

TIME: 9:30 AM

WHERE: Kings County Supreme Court

360 Adams Street, Brooklyn

(on Cadman Plaza West side of building)

WHY: To show Judge Kenneth P. Sherman what kind of impact these cuts have had on our community.

 

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BREAK GROUND ON NEW CAMPUS CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE

            New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped break ground on Farmingdale State College’s new Campus Center. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) secured state funding for the project. 

October 13, 2010
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Roberts Plywood Co. unveils new Solar Panel System!

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined with local officials to applaud Roberts Plywood Co. for their enthusiasm about “Going Green.”   On October 2, 2010 the company unveiled a new Solar Panel System which will create clean and natural energy for the company’s operation without polluting the environment.  Roberts Plywood, located at 45 North Industry Court in Deer Park, is a family owned business operating for 33 years and dedicated to the preservation of the environment.

Photo left to right:  Norman Roberts, President of Roberts Plywood Co.; Scott Woodrick, President of Solar & Wind Concepts; and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

October 13, 2010
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Senior Breakfast at the Vegas Diner

Louise Ietto, Gladys DePasquale, Senator Golden, Frances Carbomaro and Ann Tripodi at the Vegas Diner on October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010
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BONACIC SETS A HIGH STANDARD FOR GAS DRILLING

Dear Friend,

The Times Herald-Record is right, I have set a high standard on the issue of gas drilling.  Nothing should compromise the integrity of our water.

File: 
Senator Bonacic Sets a High Standard for Gas Drilling.pdf

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN HONORS BELISA BERNACCHI ON THE OCCASION OF HER 100TH BIRTHDAY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden recently honored Belisa Bernacchi with a proclamation on the momentous celebration of her 100th Birthday. A celebration was held in the Solarium Room of the Metropolitan Jewish Nursing and Geriatrics Center Home in Brooklyn on her birthday, October 2, 2010.

Belisa Bernacchi was born on October 2, 1910 in Roccaraso, Italy in the Provincia Di Aquila and lived there until she immigrated to the United States. She settled in Chicago, Illinois.

October 12, 2010
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Senator Robach Visits Hilton High School for Homecoming

Friday, October 8th, the Hilton Cadets hosted Churchville-Chili in the annual homecoming football game. Prior to kickoff, Senator Robach visited with the team, provided remarks to the crowd, and performed the coin toss. Hilton defeated Churchville-Chili 21-13.

October 12, 2010
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Sen. Farley and Tribes Hill Fire Dept. to Host Annual Fire Safety Night on Oct. 20th


With October being National Fire Safety Month and residents preparing homes for the winter months, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) and the Tribes Hill Fire Department will co-host their annual Fire Safety Night on Wednesday, October 20th, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the fire department located on Mohawk Drive, Tribes Hill. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

"Protecting our loved ones is the responsibility of every parent, neighbor and citizen," Senator Farley said. "That's why it is important to stay informed on fire safety and to take steps to protect yourself and your families."

For more information, call Senator Farley's Amsterdam office at 843-2188.

October 12, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO FOOD DRIVE COLLECTS OVER 600 POUNDS OF FOOD TO HELP VETERANS IN NEED

            Over 600 pounds of food, household supplies, personal care items, and school supplies were collected through a food drive sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) to help veterans in need.

October 12, 2010
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Vance Metal Octoberfest

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently had the pleasure of speaking with the staff and employees of Vance Metal at their annual Octoberfest event. Vance Metal Fabricators, Inc. has been serving the Finger Lakes Region for over 120 years, creating jobs, bolstering our local economy and delivering an array of quality products to local businesses.

Pictured left to right: Chris Jennings; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Joe Hennessey

 

October 12, 2010
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Geneva Water Project Groundbreaking

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently helped to break ground at the new modified water district in the Town of Geneva. The new water district, which will encompass parts of Braewood Lane, County Road 6, and Hastings Road, will provide much-needed municipal water to the residents of this community. Senator Nozzolio played a critical role in securing the necessary funding to establish this important project.

Pictured from left to right: Pat Niccoletta, MRB Engineer; George Smith, Council; Sofia Mikolon; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Mary Luckern; Rick Larson, Council

 

October 12, 2010
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Welcoming the Debut of the M15 Select Bus Service

After several years of work and advocacy by the Community Advisory Committee for Select Bus Service (CAC) on First and Second Avenues, East Side elected officials, Manhattan Community Board 6, Transportation Alternatives and other transportation and community stakeholders, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) debuted the M15 Select Bus Service (SBS) along First and Second Avenues on Sunday, October 10.  While short of the true Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system for which many of us had advocated, SBS has proven to increase bus speed and convenience.  An SBS installed in the Bronx has resulted in 20% faster bus trips, and it is expected that we will see similar if not greater benefits along the underserved East Side of Manhattan.  As with any new service, imple

October 11, 2010
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Peace in our Streets

Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., members of the Bronx Clergy Task Force, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, and other elected officials and community leadersto directly discuss the growing concerns of Bronx residents regarding violence in their neighborhoods, and the threat of illegal guns.

October 9, 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Special Tees to Mark 15 Years with Open House Thursday

Special Tees to Mark 15 Years with Open House Thursday

Published: Monday, October 04, 2010, 5:11 AM     Updated: Monday, October 04, 2010, 5:12 AM

Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Special Tees will mark its 15th anniversary with an open house Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the headquarters of its parent organization, Community Resources, at 3450 Victory Blvd., Travis.

Event sponsors include: Richmond County Savings Foundation, Northfield Bank Foundation, Bloomberg Family Foundation, state Sens. Diane Savino and Andrew Lanza, state Assemblymembers Matthew Titone and Janele Hyer-Spencer, and Councilmen James Oddo and Vincent Ignizio.

October 8, 2010
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"Topping Out" Ceremony for Fresnel Lens Building at Fire Island Lighthouse

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, Inc. and the National Park Service hosted a “Topping Out” Ceremony at the Fire Island Lighthouse on September 20, 2010 to commemorate the completion of the new Fresnel Lens Building's steel framework. 

October 8, 2010
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