Issues: Miscellaneous

A Day Of Solidarity And Prayer For Haiti’s Lost Sons And Daughters Sunday, May 16th 2010

May 18th 2010 will mark the 206th anniversary of Haiti’s independence as a nation. This year, Haitian Flag Day will be celebrated in the shadow of the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. This earthquake killed over 230,000 men, women and children and in the tumult and chaos that followed, proper burials could not be done. This tragedy has brought a sense of lost pride to Haitians at home and outside of the country.

May 16, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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May 13, 2010
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The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan's 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan's 10th Anniversary Celebration honoring Alan and Sandra Gerry for their charitable contributions to their communities.

May 13, 2010
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Senator Maziarz hosting Child Safety Day at his district office on May 22

Senator George Maziarz will host a free Child Safety Day on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at his district office, located at 2578 Niagara Falls Boulevard (the “Boulder Commons” plaza) in the Town of Wheatfield.  The event runs from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

May 13, 2010
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May 27, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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State Senator José Peralta, State Senator Diane Savino, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and Assembly member Jeff Aubry Call for Passage of the Wage Theft Prevention Act

(Queens, NY)- State Senator José Peralta, joined by State Senator Diane Savino, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky., Assembly member Jeff Aubry, Make the Road New York, The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 are calling for the passage of the The Wage Theft Prevention Act, S7050 (Savino), A10163( Heastie).

May 13, 2010
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Special State Resolution For A Distinguished 32 Year Career

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the recognition dinner for Captain Donald T. Swain upon the occasion of his retirement after a 32 year career with the New York State Police.

Senator Nozzolio presented Captain Swain with a Special New York State Resolution which was enacted in the New York State Senate commending the distinguished career of the Troop E, Zone II Commander.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio, Susan Swain, Captain Donald Swain and State Police Major Mark Koss.

 

May 13, 2010
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Honoring A Very Special Rotarian

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently honored to present the Ralph Springstead Memorial Award to Carl Fribolin at the Geneva Rotary Club’s “Service Above Self Dinner”.

 Pictured left to right are: Madeleine Gearan, Interact Award; Carolyn Pluchino, Roteract Award; Barbara Springstead, widow of Ralph Springstead, Senator Mike Nozzolio, Carl Fribolin, Ralph Springstead Memorial Award; and winners of the Phil Harris Awards; Kelly Mittiga, Phil Beckley, Joanne Wisor, and Lisa Toole.

 

May 13, 2010
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Senator Foley Honors East Islip Eagle Scout

Senator Foley recently honored Christian Reed, 18, of East Islip, who earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest advancement awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. Christian is a senior at East Islip High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 508. Christian's project involved restoring a courtyard at East Islip High School so that it may be used by the school for science and other classes.

May 13, 2010
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May 12, 2010
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North Tonawanda Catholic students tour Albany

Senator Maziarz enjoyed the opportunity to show 4th grade students from North Tonawanda Catholic School around the Concourse in Albany on May 12, 2010.  Located below the Empire State Plaza, the Concourse is an underground mall connecting key buildings such as the Capitol, Legislative Office Building, State Agency Buildings, and the New York State Museum.

May 12, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH GIRL SCOUTS


On May 11, 2010 Girl Scouts from across New York State came to Albany for their Annual Legislator’s Showcase. Here, several Scouts from the “Heart of the Hudson” region are pictured with Senator Bonacic after he presented them with Certificates of Merit in recognition of the troop’s project, entitled “Summer Surprises and Birthday Bags”, which was a Silver Award winner. From left to right: Senator Bonacic, Kristin Avery, Anna Gray and Andrea Mendrea.

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May 12, 2010
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BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBÉN DÍAZ, JR., SENATOR RUBÉN DÍAZ, SR. AND ASSEMBLYMAN MARCOS CRESPO TO HOST BREAKFAST IN HONOR OF BRONX PUERTO RICAN PARADE AND ITS ORGANIZERS

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May 12, 2010
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May 15, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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SENATOR MCDONALD ATTEMPTS TO SPUR SENATE ACTION TODAY ON BILL TO PROTECT RACING AT SARATOGA

Albany - May 10, 2010 - McDonald says Bill would safeguard hundreds of racing industry, tourism-related jobs; but was defeated with a vote of 32 Democrats to 29 Republicans, for the Second time in two weeks.For the second time in a span of two weeks, Senator Roy McDonald offered an amendment today on the Senate floor in an attempt to force action on a bill that would provide the New York Racing Association (NYRA) with the short-term fiscal relief necessary to ensure uninterrupted summer racing season at the historic Saratoga Racetrack this year, as well as protect hun

May 11, 2010
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Marion Central School Girls Basketball State Champions

Marion - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution that he enacted in the New York State Senate to honor the Marion Central School Girls Varsity Basketball team. The Lady Black Knights captured the 2010 New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C Championship.

 Pictured with the championship team are: (back row left) Senator Mike Nozzolio; Lynn Frizell, Assistant Coach; Tom Nortier, Head Coach; (back row right) Amber Sheflin, Assistant Coach; and Lori DeLyser, Athletic Director.

 

May 11, 2010
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Senator McDonald Talks about the Budget Furlough Proposal

Senator Roy McDonald, who's district includes Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties, outlines his concerns with the furlough proposal and how it will effect people in his communities.

May 11, 2010
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Statement by Senator Golden on the Passing of William O'Keefe

"Bill O'Keefe, like his wife Rosemarie who we lost less than a year ago, was truly dedicated to the greatness that is our community. Be it the numerous organizations Bill was involved in and supported, or if it was seeing Bill sweeping in front of his home, wherever you turned, it seemed like you saw Bill and his good work. May we keep the O'Keefe Family in our prayers and may we allow his life to inspire us."

May 11, 2010
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CATCHING CRIMINALS BEFORE THEY STRIKE AGAIN

Tens of thousands of NYS crime scenes remain unsolved 

Senator Klein and Assemblymember Morelle Urge State Legislature to Pass Bill for DNA Collection Upon Arrest 

May 11, 2010
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