Issues: Miscellaneous

Remembering The Life of Michael Lepak

I recently had the honor to present a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate to Greg Lepak in memory of his late father, Michael Lepak. Mike Lepak was a member of the Cayuga County Legislature for over 34 years and dedicated his life to public service.

Pictured left to right are: Axel Lepak, Mike's great grandson; Christopher Lepak, Mike's grandson; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Greg Lepak; Mike’s son; Camille Lepak, Mike’s daughter-in-law; Assemblyman Gary Finch and Rose Marie Damelio, Mike's sister-in-law.

June 23, 2010
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June 23, 2010
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Lindenhurst Fire Department Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented a Legislative Resolution to the Lindenhurst Fire Department commemorating their 125th Anniversary at the Annual Installation Dinner Dance on May 1, 2010.

“I’m proud to honor these courageous and devoted firefighters who now protect over 30,000 residents in this community,” Senator Johnson said.  “They have won our praise and respect for risking their lives to help others.”

June 23, 2010
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Senate Majority Imposes Greater Penalties On Animal Fighting

Law holds owner and spectators of inhumane & illegal activity accountable

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation (S3926A/Stavisky) which significantly strengthens the penalties against those who participate in, and profit from, the inhumane and illegal activity of animal fighting. Under current law, the penalty for animal fighting is similar only to a minor vehicle infraction. Increasing the Penalty for Owners & Spectators

June 23, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENFORCEMENT AND PREVENTION ACT

Albany- New York State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, was joined by his colleagues today in announcing the introduction of legislation, (S. 7929), the Criminal Street Gang Enforcement and Prevention Act, at a news conference held in the State Capitol.

 

June 23, 2010
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Statement by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr.

June 23, 2010

For Immediate Release

Statement by Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr.

“Let me set the record straight once and for all.

“Senator Kevin Parker’s use of obscene language directed toward me did not take place ‘member to member’ as he claimed.

“It happened in the Senate Chambers, publicly in full view of other Senators and several Senate staff.

“First Kevin Parker used an obscenity and then he accused me of being a liar when he suggested that the conversation took place only between the two of us.

June 23, 2010
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Senator Montgomery Speaks On Child Health Plus & School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011

June 21, 2010

Child Health Plus And School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011 Passes Senate The NYS Senate today approved the Child Health Plus and School Meals Enrollment Coordination Act of 2011 (S.4057-B), which preserves good health and nutrition as part of early development. Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) is one of the sponsors of the legislation.  

June 22, 2010
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Padavan Helps Kick-Off St. Gregory the Great Festival

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) was on hand for the opening festivities and parade for the St. Gregory the Great Festival on Thursday evening June 17, 2010. Each year thousand from Northeast Queens and throughout the borough take part in the 10-day long festival in Bellerose. Bellerose Village Mayor Donna Sherrer, Senator Padavan and Father William Dulaney lead the opening parade of the St. Gregory the Great Festival. 

June 22, 2010
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Padavan Hosts PS 135 Students During Visit To State Capitol

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) hosted a group of fourth graders from PS 135 The Bellaire School in Queens Village. The students took a tour of the State Capitol where they learned about the rich history and architecture of the historic 19th century building.

June 22, 2010
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The Village of Amityville Welcomes SCNB to 400 Merrick Road.

Long awaited groundbreaking for the new Suffolk County National Bank site puts vacant land to good use.  The Village of Amityville welcomes SCNB to 400 Merrick Road.

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery on Handgun Crimes in the Community

Statement by Senator Montgomery on Hand Gun Crimes

We need to take immediate action to get guns off our streets. I am proud to co-sponsor the Crime Gun Identification Act, also known as the “Microstamping” bill (S.6005/A.6468).

This bill would require engravings on the internal mechanisms of all semiautomatic pistols manufactured, sold or transported to New York State.

June 22, 2010
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Senator Montgomery with Malcolm X Neighbors

Senator Montgomery with (l-r) Dorothy Barber, Sharon Solomon, Malcolm X Merchants Association President and Pandora Sanders.

Photo by Deborah Moore

June 22, 2010
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June 22, 2010
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Tyburn Academy High School Graduation

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently gave the commencement address at Tyburn Academy High School in Auburn. Senator Nozzolio also presented awards to Maria Faiola, Valedictorian and Class President, and Catherine Cardinal, Salutatorian and recipient of the Senator Mike Nozzolio Citizenship award.

June 22, 2010
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Remembering The Life of Joseph Camardo

Auburn- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate to Marion Camardo in memory of her late husband, Joe Camardo. Joe Camardo was a long-time professor of Business and Accounting at Cayuga Community College and played a vital role in the betterment of the Auburn community.

Pictured left to right are: Assemblyman Gary Finch; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Marion Camardo, and Joe's son, John Camardo.

June 22, 2010
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June 22, 2010
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