Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Golden's Town Hall at Marine Park J.H.S.

From left to right on stage:

Michael Roach from DEP, Karla Ayala from National Grid, Sharon Griffith from NYSERDA, Susanna Zwerling from Verizon, Paul Kerzner and Don Schaaf from Con Edison

April 30, 2010
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Youth Enrichment Services (YES) Students Visit Senator Owen Johnson

Photo left to right:  YES Mentor Maryanne McGrath; Jeremie Rosario; Blas Merino; Duncan Camacho; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Ashlee Ryan; Ashley Anderson; Claudine Mompremier; and YES Staff Member Kijafa Woods.

Senator Owen Johnson welcomed students from the YES After School Program in Bay Shore recently.  They visited his Babylon Office to  learn more about his job as an elected official. 

April 30, 2010
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Parents Advancing West Islip Students (PAWS): 2010 Award Recipients

Photo left to right:  Annmarie LaRosa, Vice President, Board of Education; PAWS 2010 Honoree Gary Koffsky (Outstanding Community Member); Senator Owen H. Johnson; PAWS 2010 Honoree Dr. Beth Virginia Blau, Superintendent of Schools (Outstanding Educator); and Steve Gellar, President, Board of Education.

Senator Owen H. Johnson was proud to be among those honoring PAWS 2010 award recipients at the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon Village on Friday, March 12, 2010.

April 30, 2010
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Senator Montgomery's Agenda to Save Young People's Lives

Senator Montgomery’s Agenda to Save Young People’s LivesExcerpt from Urban Agenda columnBy David R.

April 30, 2010
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Statement From Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson

I have been privileged to know Senator Dale Volker for several years, and many members of this chamber, like me, will miss his camaraderie, unique sense of humor, and absolute devotion to the people of this state.

April 30, 2010
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North Babylon PTA Legislative Breakfast, March 13, 2010

Left to right:  Steven Stern, Suffolk Co. Legislator, 16th L.D.; Louis D’Amaro, Suffolk Co. Legislator, 17th L.D.; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Audrey Jacullo, Member, Board of Education; Joanie Zangerle, President, PTA Council; Janet Meyerson, President, Board of Education; Assemblyman Robert Sweeney; Dwayne Gregory, Suffolk Co. Legislator, 15th L.D.; James Shinnick, Member, Board of Education; Tony Martinez, Councilman, Town of Babylon; Barbara Leun, Vice President, Board of Education; Dr. Robert Aloise, Superintendent; and Selina Durio, President, North Babylon Teachers Association.

April 30, 2010
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SENATOR SKELOS' 2010 CAREER FAIR: MAY 21, 2010

I am pleased to announce that I will be hosting my first annual NYS Senate Career Fair on Friday, May 21, 2010 at the Rockville Centre Recreation Centre from 9am-1pm. Given the results of my recent online survey, it was clear to me that jobs and the economy are on many people’s minds. I hope this fair will provide some opportunities to help those who are currently in the job market. 

May 21, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Update on Flooding at Bay Ridge Avenue Train Station

Senator Marty Golden is providing an update as a follow up to our press release from the end of March and letter to the MTA related to the leaking and flooding at the Bay Ridge Avenue train station.

April 30, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN JOINS IN CELEBRATION OF WEST POINT DAY IN ALBANY

State Senator Martin J. Golden recently welcomed men and women from the United States Military Academy at West Point in Albany as part of West Point Day. Senator Golden, pictured here with a West Point official and a Cadet, spoke about the Academy and thanked the men for their service to our country.

April 30, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH MERRICK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & LOCAL OFFICIALS IN CELEBRATING GRAND OPENING OF BAGEL BOSS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today joined with members of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand opening of Bagel Boss.

April 29, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up Week Of April 26, 2010

Legislation passed by the New York State Senate Democratic Majority this week included long overdue protections for renters living with HIV/AIDS, new economic opportunities through changes in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, and changes to DEC’s management of migratory bird hunting seasons.

Providing Protections for Individuals with HIV/AIDS

April 29, 2010
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Legislative Wrap-Up Week Of April 26, 2010

Legislation passed by the New York State Senate Democratic Majority this week included long overdue protections for renters living with HIV/AIDS, new economic opportunities through changes in the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, and changes to DEC’s management of migratory bird hunting seasons.

April 29, 2010
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Padavan Welcomes A Pair of Local West Point Cadets At Capitol

On Wednesday April 28, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) a retired colonel and 30-year veteran of the United State Army Corp of Engineers, met with Cadet Rachel Kim and Cadet Hemanth Nalamothu during West Point Day at the State Capitol. Cadet Kim, a member of the Class of 2013 is from Whitestone and Cadet Nalamothu, a member of the Class of 2011 is from Bayside. This was Nalamothu’s second visit to the Capitol for West Point Day.

April 29, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes West Point Cadets

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) welcomed Marc Meybaum of Gansevoort, a cadet from the United States Military Academy at West Point, to the New York State Senate Chambers in Albany on April 28th. The West Point cadets were in Albany as part of West Point Day, which honors the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country.

April 29, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes West Point Cadets

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) welcomed Brittany Fearnside of Niskayuna, a cadet from the United States Military Academy at West Point, to the New York State Senate Chambers in Albany on April 28th. The West Point cadets were in Albany as part of West Point Day, which honors the brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country.

April 29, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Pays Tribute To Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero

Canandaigua - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero with a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the State Senate in recognition of his nearly 39 years of dedicated service to the people of Ontario County. Still going strong, Sheriff Povero is the longest serving sheriff in the history of Ontario County.

Pictured are (left) Senator Nozzolio, and (right) Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero.

 

April 29, 2010
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Free Trees Available for Homeowners and Organizations

Staten Islanders can pick up free trees at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden in Livingston tomorrow from 3 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

April 29, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO CREATE A COMMISSION ON CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has introduced legislation in the New York State Senate,

S. 7514, that will establish a temporary commission to study child abuse prevention and make recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature for the implementation of child abuse prevention programs across New York State. The legislation is sponsored by Senators Frank Padavan (R-Queens) and Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island).

April 29, 2010
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Senator Nozzolio Honors Lyons West Point Cadet

ALBANY- State Senator Mike Nozzolio congratulates West Point Cadet Daniel Chang of Lyons for his successful academic and military training career during a recent event honoring West Point at the State Capitol. Daniel graduated from Lyons High School in 2008 and is studying Computer Science as a member of the West Point Class of 2013.

April 29, 2010
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