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Celebrate Brooklyn ! Performing Arts Festival: Itutu Armitage Gone Dance Featuring Burkina Electric

Famed dancer Karole Armitage along with the West African Band  Burkina Electric  perform

July 8, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Celebrate Brooklyn ! Performing Arts Festival: Eugene Mirman & Pretty Good Friends

Brooklyn comic and impresario Eugene Mirman hosts a scaled up version of his regular comedy spectacular.

June 17, 8:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Area loses a friend

Post-Star, Maury ThompsonPosted: Monday, June 14, 2010 5:42 pm

Officials in Johnsburg, in the early 1990s, were developing a strategy to save the railroad line that runs through the town.

Willsboro, in Essex County, needed a new sewer system around the same time.

The man that town leaders turned to for help navigating the way through the government bureaucratic process was state Assemblyman James King, a Republican from Ticonderoga.

June 15, 2010
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Senate Launches First Mobile Legislative App In The Nation

Majority Continues National Leadership on Using Technology to Foster Open Government

June 15, 2010
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Senator Flanagan Hosts Ms. New York Senior America 2010

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently hosted Dr. Elisabeth Zamarelli of Stony Brook in Albany to honor her selection as Ms. New York Senior America 2010.  

June 15, 2010
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Senator Diaz votes no against budget extender.

Senator Diaz’s comments from New York State Senate session on Monday, June 14, 2010 regarding the budget extender. 

June 15, 2010
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Senator Skelos attends the 41st Annual Huckleberry Frolic and Arts and Crafts Fair in East Rockaway

Senator Skelos, Councilman Anthony Santino, and Town Clerk Mark Bonilla attended the 41st Annual Huckleberry Frolic and Arts and Crafts Fair held at Memorial Park Grist Mill Museum located on Woods and Atlantic Avenue in East Rockaway. Photo shows Senator Skelos, the Councilman and Town Clerk with members of the East Rockaway Chamber of Commerce at this event. 

June 15, 2010
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GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR PROPOSED HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER

On Friday, June 11th, 2010 Senator Bonacic was invited to speak at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Partition Street Project for a proposed hotel and conference center with an opening reception to follow held at the Kiersted House, Saugerties.

Pictured with the Senator from left to right:  Nina Postupack, Ulster County Clerk, Assemblyman Peter D. Lopez, John Mullen, Tom Struzzieri, President, Partition Street Project and Bob Yerick, Former Mayor, Village of Saugerties.

June 15, 2010
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Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates Polish Fest 2010

Senator DeFrancisco Celebrates the Commencment of Polish Fest 2010 at the Opening Ceremony Flag Raising.

June 15, 2010
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Legislative Activity For June 14, 2010: Senate Passes Legislation To Keep Government Working, Reduce Spending And More

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation to keep government working, preserving essential services used to support employment, health, public safety, transportation, and education related programs, while achieving nearly $330 million spending reductions to close the budget gap.

June 14, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO CALLS FOR RESIGNATION OF OCFS COMMISSIONER IN WAKE OF INAPPROPRIATE TAXPAYER-FUNDED “SOCIAL” AT STATE JUVENILE PRISON

State Senator Mike Nozzolio is calling for the immediate resignation of New York State Office of Children and Family Services Commissioner Gladys Carrion for sanctioning an inappropriate and illegal taxpayer-funded sex party at a juvenile prison in which at least one underage girl and a suspected prostitute were brought in to perform inappropria

June 14, 2010
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A RETURN TO COMMON SENSE

Growing up in a working class family with Mom, Dad, and my two brothers, we didn’t have the best of everything. We did, however, learn very early how to stretch a dollar and the value of hard work and sacrifice.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE MEDICAID TASK FORCE TARGETS WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE

New York spends a total of $52.5 billion of taxpayers’ money a year on Medicaid. That means New York State spends over $1 billion a week on Medicaid services. New York’s Medicaid program is larger than the total budgets of forty-three other States.

June 14, 2010
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Senate Passes Bill Requiring Economic Development Officials Make Re-Development Plans for Closing Correctional Facilities, In Order To Save Jobs

ALBANY (June 14, 2010)—Continuing on a commitment to economic growth and good jobs in Central and Northern New York and throughout the state, Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine and his colleagues in the Senate today unanimously approved legislation requiring for the redevelopment and reuse of state prison facilities considered for closure. 

June 14, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Rural Resources Commission Meeting

The Legislative Commission on Rural Resources will hold a meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Room 904 (Commission Chair Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine's Conference Room).

June 16, 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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Padavan Honors 4 New Eagle Scouts in Whitestone

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored four new Eagle Scouts from Troop 230 at a Court of Honor ceremony at the Immanuel Lutheran School in Whitestone on Saturday June 12, 2010.  During the ceremony,. Padavan presented Thomas H.G.Nagle, Karl Singleman, Frederick C.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS CALL ON NEW YORK STATE PAROLE BOARD TO KEEP COP KILLERS BEHIND BARS

Senator Marty Golden and members of the Republican Conference today called on the State Parole Board to deny the release of convicted cop-killer Anthony Blanks, who is scheduled for a parole hearing Tuesday morning at Shawangunk State Prison in Wallkill, NY. The Senators were joined by former Larchmont Mayor Liz Feld and Larchmont Chief of Police John Poleway.

June 14, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN LEADS “SUPPORT OUR TROOPS” RALLY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), joined by Fort Hamilton Army Base Commander Stephen Smith and local elected officials, hosted his annual “Support Our Troops” rally yesterday at John Paul Jones Park located at 101st Street and 4th Avenue.

June 14, 2010
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