Senator Klein holds his 17th Annual Easter Bunny Breakfast and Magic Show
BRONX, NY- On Saturday, April 16th, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined by more than 300 children from the Bronx and Westchester, held his 17th annual Easter Bunny Breakfast and Magic Show at Villa Barone Catering Hall in the Bronx. Families enjoyed a free breakfast, magic show and a build-a-bunny workshop. The Easter Bunny also made a special appearance.
Photo caption: Alyssa Micheli, a senior at East Meadow High School, joins Senator Fuschillo in the Chambers of the State Senate. Alyssa spent an afternoon “shadowing” Senator Fuschillo as part of the “Students Inside Albany” Conference.
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Senator Owen H. Johnson was a guest of honor at a reception marking the 12th Anniversary of the SBPLI, Inc. – LI FIRST Regional Robotics Competition (School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) on March 25, 2011 at Hofstra University. The Owen H. Johnson Leadership Award was established for the first time this year by the organization for the Senator’s leadership and commitment to the program since its inception in 1999.
(Congers, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) announced today important legislation that will preserve, promote and grow New York’s local farms. The Senator was joined by farmers, members of the agriculture community and renowned Chef Peter Kelly at the Dr. Davies Farm in Congers.
“Preserving New York’s farmland and promoting our fine agricultural products is a top priority,” Senator Carlucci said. “While New York farmers have risen to meet the many challenges they face in a globalized agricultural economy, they can still use the help that New York State can provide. The package of bills I have introduced will preserve farmland, promote the importance of locally grown produce and grow local farms throughout the State.”
BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced this week that he helpedPelham Parkway resident Anna Scully get a refund check for over $400 from United Healthcare for an advanced premium payment she made before she was accepted into the EPIC Fee program.
State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) enjoyed chatting with several school groups over the past few weeks when they came to Albany to tour the Capitol and other State buildings. The Senator discussed State government with the students and answered questions about how legislation becomes laws. Students from Roberta DelVecchio’s class at McNulty Academy, Amsterdam, met Senator Farley on April 4th at the Legislative Office Building.
State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) chats with Mrs. Case’s class from Glen Worden Elementary School, Scotia-Glenville school district, on March 31st when they came to Albany for a tour of the Capitol.
State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met the Glen Worden Elementary School students from Mrs. Smith’s class on March 31st in Albany. The Senator discussed State government with the students and answered questions about how legislation becomes laws.
In honor of National Donate Life Month, the New York State Senate was joined by 11-year-old heart transplant survivor Lauren Shields on April 13th and passed life saving legislation to significantly increase organ and tissue donation. Lauren’s Law (S.3885) would increase the number of eligible and willing organ donors by requiring driver’ license applicants to specifically indicate their donation decision.