Senator George Maziarz (R-C, Newfane) is pleased to announce that Anthony P. Girasole, a Principal with Brisbane Consulting Group in Buffalo, has been chosen to serve on the New York State Board of Real Estate Appraisal. This panel oversees the activities of all real estate appraisers across the state, including setting policy, monitoring Department of State appraisal activities, reviewing licensing applications, and adjudicating complaints.
Jeff Samaha Theater Productions/The Ridge Chorale present “Seussical the Musical”, a theatrical extravaganza for the entire family. This show is presented with a cast of 52, a full orchestra of 19 pieces, and magnificent scenery at a family-friendly price! Please join us for this heartwarming musical – a show for young and old and every age in between. Performances are March 25th, 26th, 27th, April 1st, 2nd, & 3rd. Call 718 989-9566 for tickets or order online at www.jeffsamaha.com.
Senator Greg Ball (R, 40th District-Westchester/Putnam/Dutchess) issued a statement on the death of a nurse and mother, Tina Adovasio, found murdered in the woods off the Taconic State Parkway after missing four days from her Bronx home.
“This is a terrible tragedy and a horrific act of violence,” Senator Greg Ball said. “My thoughts and prayers go out to Tina’s family. This tragic loss of life has robbed our community of a young, vibrant personality and a dedicated nurse.”
Students, parents, and teachers from Kensico Elementary School took a class trip to Albany this week and met with Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins during their visit. The Senator gave the students a homework assignment— they are to research the total amount of spending in the last year’s State budget, and write to the Senator in her Albany office with the correct answer.
Elected Officials and Foreclosure Prevention Providers push for immediate action in the 2012 Executive Budget
BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D- Bronx/ Westchester) and Senator Gustavo Rivera (D-Bronx) joined Foreclosure Prevention Providers at the Bronx County Courthouse on Friday to call for the renewal of funds for the Foreclosure Prevention Services Program in the 2012 Executive Budget.
In a presentation at the State Capitol, the New York State Humane Association commended Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) for her legislative achievements to improve the health and well-being of animals throughout the State.
Here is Senator Robach's Community Connection for the week ending Friday, March 18th. In this week's edition, how you can provide input on the New York State Budget, St. Patrick's Day celebrated in Greece, and some of the upcoming events around the district. Click the link below to download a full-screen version.
ALBANY, 03/18/11 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) announced today plans for the state senate’s 14th annual Women of Distinction celebration.
The senate will honor distinguished women from throughout the state at a May 24th Albany reception, where each honoree’s photograph and biography will become part of a special exhibit proclaiming the exceptional contributions of exemplary New York women.
It's going to be a pivotal year in New York State government. Here at the start of the 2011 legislative session, that's one thing most Albany observers already agree on. The challenges have never been greater. Throughout the year ahead, Senator O'Mara will offer his weekly perspective on many of the key issues, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and so much more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."
In light of the horrific recent earthquake and tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan to have explosions and cooling failures, I have called on Indian Point to make all safety reports available to the public as well as their earthquake contingency plan.
According to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Indian Point has the highest risk of earthquake damage in the country.
Indian Point provides 12 percent of all power generated statewide, but has long been a concern to residents in our area. Given the recent tragedy in Japan, and the fact that Indian Point sits within two miles of two intersecting fault lines, we need to ensure that all possible safety measures are in place in the event of an emergency.