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The New York Conference of Italian American Legislators 2010

The New York Conference of Italian American Legislators invites you to the 20th Annual Conference on Sunday, June 13th, 2010.  The Conference will be held in the Legislative Office Building which is located across the street from the State Capitol Building in Albany.  Registration opens at 10:30 am with opening remarks beginning at 11:30.  Lunch will be served at 2:00 and the conference concludes with dinner at The State Room at 6:00 pm.  The cost for the Conference is only $35 which includes dinner.

June 13, 10:30 AM - June 14, 6:30 PM
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN G. SKELOS

We hope the reports are true that the Governor and Democrat leaders have reached an agreement to open the State Parks for the Memorial Day weekend, but the reality is Democrats never should have closed our parks in the first place. 

 

May 26, 2010
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Support the Troops Rally

Join with your fellow community residents and

State Senator Marty Golden

To Support the Men and Women fighting for our Freedom and the protection of Democracy throughout the world

For More Information Call 718-238-6044

June 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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May 26, 2010
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Senator Skelos Honors Magaly Polo as 2010 Woman of Distinction

 

Senate Republican Leader Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) recently honored Magaly Polo, community leader from Elmont, as his 2010 Woman of Distinction.  Magaly was honored with other notable women from across the state on May 25, 2010 in Albany.  

 

“I am proud to honor Magaly Polo as my 2010 Woman of Distinction,” said Senator Skelos.  “Magaly is a pillar within the community of Elmont and has worked tirelessly to help others and to improve the quality of life for all residents of Elmont.”

 

May 26, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

Once again, Speaker Silver and his fellow Democrats are refusing to listen to New York taxpayers who have had enough of taxes and spending by planning a massive tax increase to pay for spending we cannot afford.  New Yorkers have made themselves very clear on the issue of tax hikes, yet the Democrats continue to display their arrogance by pushing for more tax increases.

 

May 26, 2010
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NYS Conference of Black Senators Unveiled their 2010 Signature Agenda

ALBANY-NY   Yesterday, the NYS Conference of Black Senators (CBS) unveiled their 2010 Signature Agenda issues and expressed their concerns regarding these particular bills not being brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Members of CBS truly believe that African American Communities have suffered long enough within the areas of Economic Development, Education, Health, Housing, Environment, Crime, Racism and Discrimination. Last year, the Conference of Black Senators was very successful with pushing for the passage of the Green Collar Jobs legislation. This year the Conference is hoping to once again bring forth another victory to the African American Communities with passage of the following bills:

May 26, 2010
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Senate Honors ‘Women Of Distinction’ Across New York

Each year, the New York State Senate honors a select group of outstanding women who make our world and our lives better.  Today, the 13th annual Women of Distinction celebration recognized 57 women whose contributions have enriched the quality of life in communities across New York. 

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH BOYS & GIRLS CLUB "YOUTH OF THE YEAR" BRIANNE SIENKIEWICZ


On May 25, 2010 Boys & Girls Clubs members came to Albany for their annual “Youth of the Year” awards. Here, “Youth of the Year” award winner Brianne Sienkiewicz from Bloomingburg, is pictured with Senator Bonacic. Senator Bonacic presented Brianne with a Certificate of Merit in recognition of her dedication to, and involvement with, the Boys & Girls Club of the Town of Wallkill, Pine Bush, and Sullivan County.

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH BOYS & GIRLS CLUB "YOUTH OF THE YEAR" ROBERT FRANCIS TALMADGE

On May 25, 2010 Boys & Girls Clubs members came to Albany for their annual “Youth of the Year” awards. Here, “Youth of the Year” award winner Robert Francis Talmadge from Saugerties, is pictured with Senator Bonacic. Senator Bonacic presented Robert with a Certificate of Merit in recognition of his dedication to, and involvement with, the Kingston Boys & Girls Club

 

May 25, 2010
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Showing Appreciation For Our Firefighters

Wolcott - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in "Firefighter Appreciation Day" at Lake Bluff campgrounds in Wolcott. During the event, Senator Nozzolio expressed his gratitude for the “True Heroes” of our local communities.

Pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio are campground owners, Gregg and Kelly Nicholls, and members of the North Rose, Wolcott, Clyde and Red Creek fire departments.

 

May 25, 2010
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Senate Honors Muriel Allerton as 2010 Woman of Distinction

 

Sen. Aubertine: Former Fulton Mayor’s five decades of service make her stand out for state honor

May 25, 2010
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Girl Scout from Lockport meets with leaders in Albany

Girl Scout Erica Crane was in Albany recently as part of the New York State Girl Scout Legislative Network Showcase Day.  She is a Gold Award winner!!!  In this photo, she and several Girl Scout officials from Western New York are meeting with Senator George Maziarz in his Albany office.

May 25, 2010
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Supporting Our Young Athletes

Victor - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently stopped to offer encouragement to members of the Victor Giants before their game last Saturday. Senator Nozzolio serves as a team sponsor for the little league team of 9-11 year old players.

 Pictured left to right are, front row: Kordell Jackson, Jack LaRue, Ian Keenan, Hudson Pavia, and Steve Armstrong.

Middle row: Emilio Tolomay, Brian Martin, Noah Giunta, and J.J. Allocco.

Back row: John Tolomay, Assistant Coach; Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Jim Armstrong, Head Coach.

 

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH


Senator Golden pictured at the Asian Heritage Festival with event participants.

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH


Senator Marty Golden poses with the volunteers of the Chinese American Partnership who helped him coordinate the event.

May 25, 2010
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Asian Pacific Heritage Month


A cultural dance is performed as part of Asian Pacific Heritage Month celebration hosted by Senator Marty Golden at McKinley Park.

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) hosted his 7th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival on this past Sunday at McKinley Park. The event, which was well attended, is held each year in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage which is the month of May.

The program included ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, Korean Taekwondo, Thai dance, Malaysian dance, Burmese dance and Chinese dance. A wide array of ethnic food, arts and crafts and prizes were available as well.

May 25, 2010
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Sen. Farley Chats With Nisky Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley greeted students from Mrs. Diefendorf's fourth grade class in Albany on May 18th when the students visited the Capitol.

May 25, 2010
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