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AMC’s Ralph to be recognized by state Senate

   SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer Chandler Ralph will be recognized as a New York State Senate Woman of Distinction at a ceremony in Albany later this month, state Sen. Betty Little announced Friday.

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May 17, 2010
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Lions Club Of Webster Receives Anniversary Resolution

Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized and paid tribute to the Lions Club of Webster upon the occasion of their 60th anniversary celebration. Senator Nozzolio presented the humanitarian service organization with a special New York State Resolution commending their diligence and dedication.

Pictured left to right are: Carl Priest, Brian Wahl, Senator Mike Nozzolio, Kevin Lazzaro, Gary Lazzaro (President of the Lions Club of Webster), Larry Lazzaro, Dave Lazzar, Assemblyman David Koon, Dave Bardusch, Ken Newton and Jeff Bauman.

 

May 17, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST CELEBRATION OF ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be hosting his 7th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 23, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in McKinley Park, located at Ft Hamilton Parkway and Bay Ridge Parkway, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage which is the month of May.

May 17, 2010
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IS 201's Thank You Luncheon

State Senator Marty Golden recently attended the Dyker Heights Intermediate School 201 community “Thank You Luncheon.”

Senator Golden is pictured here with Principal Madeleine Brennan.

May 17, 2010
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‘Build Up. Don’t Tear People Down.’; Students unveil campaign slogan, logo to stop bullying

Alexander, NY – Alexander Middle School students have unveiled a slogan and logo to stop bullying today – with the support of school administrators, Batavia Muckdogs President Brian Paris and State Senator Mike Ranzenhofer.  The campaign slogan, ‘Build Up. Don’t Tear People Down,” will be included with others on banners from Batavia, Oakfield-Alabama, Elba and Caledonia-Mumford schools during the Batavia Muckdogs Anti-Bullying Night on June 28.

May 14, 2010
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Yom Yerushalayim Resolution

 

In Albany on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, Jerusalem Day, Senator Bonacic met with Joel Lion, Consul for Media Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, David Baker, Senior Foreign Press Coordinator of the Israeli Prime Minister's Office and Rabbi Yaakov Kellman, Executive Director of Jewish Educational Resources of New York to discuss current issues and current events.

May 14, 2010
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Senator Breslin is Credited For Introducing The Senate Resolution Which Denounced Furloughs

Albany’s Times Union article titled Cutting sting of furlough vote discusses the resolution sponsored by Senator Breslin which denounced the ill-considered proposal to furlough state workers. The resolution was used in the court’s decision to question the legality of the Governor's attempt to break a contractual agreement with state workers. To read the full article click here.

May 14, 2010
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Legislative Activity For May 10, 2010

The New York State Senate Democratic Majority passed 27 bills this week, including legislation that will identify specific criteria for the commissioner of environmental conservation in identifying environmental hazards, eases the process for organ donation and expands the definition of ATVs to include larger vehicles, among others.

Identifying Environmental Hazards

May 14, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up Week Of May 10

The New York State Senate Democratic Majority passed 27 bills this week, including legislation that will identify specific criteria for the commissioner of environmental conservation in identifying environmental hazards, eases the process for organ donation and expands the definition of ATVs to include larger vehicles, among others.

May 14, 2010
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A Day Of Solidarity For Haiti's Lost Sons And Daughters

On Sunday, May 16th 2010, beginning at 12 noon, Haitian Americans and supporters of Haiti will take part in a memorial procession from the Arch at Grand Army Plaza Prospect Park  in Brooklyn, and walk along Flatbush Avenue over the Brooklyn Bridge.  The memorial program/service will take place at Foley Square Park (Centre Street in Manhattan) at approximately 3:00 PM. The NY Haiti Memorial falls close to Haitian Flag Day which is celebrated on May 18th in Haiti.

May 14, 2010
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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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