Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Owen H. Johnson honored for service to Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

 John V. O’Shea, Executive Director of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, honored Senator Owen H. Johnson for his 29 years of service to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission for his steadfast commitment to fisheries conservation.  

October 14, 2010
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Senator Oppenheimer Hosts Caregiver Support Seminar at White Plains High School

On October 13, 2010, Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) sponsored a free caregiver seminar in the Atrium of White Plains High School. The event featured experts from the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) who offered tips and techniques for taking care of loved ones and preventing caregiver burnout.

White Plains School Superintendent Christopher Clouet welcomed the audience and introduced the Senator, saying “Senator Oppenheimer has the vision to bring community members together to discuss and strategize on the delicate issues facing caregivers. The school district is delighted to host this important event.”

October 14, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Blabbeando: Thank You!

For Immediate Release

October 14, 2010

 

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Blabbeando: Thank You!

October 14, 2010
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Outraged by Depraved Acts of Violence

October 9, 2010

For Immediate Release

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz Outraged by Depraved Acts of Violence

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) released the following statement regarding the recent acts of sadistic violence in The Bronx:

October 14, 2010
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End Hazing and Bullying at Sacred Heart Univsersity

All are welcome to view the short video of a recent rally to end hazing and bullying at Sacred Heart University.

 

For further information, please contact Jasmine Vega's mother, Jackie at 646-763-4619.

October 14, 2010
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October 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LONG ISLAND’S BELLMORE BRANCH

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped celebrate the grand opening of First National Bank of Long Island’s new Bellmore branch.

October 13, 2010
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Dr. Beth Virginia Blau retires after many years of dedicated service to West Islip Schools.

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented a Legislative Resolution to Dr. Beth Virginia Blau, West Islip School District Superintendent of Schools, upon her retirement after many years of dedicated service.  The celebration took place on October 1, 2010 at Captain Bill’s in Bay Shore. 

“The excellence and the success of the West Islip Public Schools is due, in a large part, to Dr. Beth Blau’s efforts and many years of dedicated service,” Senator Johnson said.  “Her enthusiasm and unparalleled devotion to the quality of educational programs and opportunities has left a legacy to the residents of the West Islip community and to future generations of its students.” 

October 13, 2010
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ADDABBO, PHEFFER ASSIST IN DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS' ANNUAL BUSINESS EDUCATION DAY

Queens, NY, October 13, 2010 -- On Monday, October 4, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and NYS Assembly Member Audrey I. Pheffer walked with inspectors from the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs and Small Business Services, and visited businesses along Crossbay Boulevard from Liberty Avenue to 159th Avenue for the Annual Business Education Day. 

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN URGES THE COMMUNITY TO ATTEND RALLIES TO PROTEST OUR BUS SERVICE CUTS AND THE RECENT FARE HIKES.

WHEN: Tuesday October 19, 2010

TIME: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

WHERE: Corner of Bay Ridge Avenue and 3rd Avenue

WHY: Former stop of B37, X 37 and weekend express bus.

 

WHEN: Thursday October 21, 2010

TIME: 9:30 AM

WHERE: Kings County Supreme Court

360 Adams Street, Brooklyn

(on Cadman Plaza West side of building)

WHY: To show Judge Kenneth P. Sherman what kind of impact these cuts have had on our community.

 

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BREAK GROUND ON NEW CAMPUS CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE

            New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped break ground on Farmingdale State College’s new Campus Center. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) secured state funding for the project. 

October 13, 2010
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Roberts Plywood Co. unveils new Solar Panel System!

Senator Owen H. Johnson joined with local officials to applaud Roberts Plywood Co. for their enthusiasm about “Going Green.”   On October 2, 2010 the company unveiled a new Solar Panel System which will create clean and natural energy for the company’s operation without polluting the environment.  Roberts Plywood, located at 45 North Industry Court in Deer Park, is a family owned business operating for 33 years and dedicated to the preservation of the environment.

Photo left to right:  Norman Roberts, President of Roberts Plywood Co.; Scott Woodrick, President of Solar & Wind Concepts; and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

October 13, 2010
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Senior Breakfast at the Vegas Diner

Louise Ietto, Gladys DePasquale, Senator Golden, Frances Carbomaro and Ann Tripodi at the Vegas Diner on October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010
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BONACIC SETS A HIGH STANDARD FOR GAS DRILLING

Dear Friend,

The Times Herald-Record is right, I have set a high standard on the issue of gas drilling.  Nothing should compromise the integrity of our water.

File: 
Senator Bonacic Sets a High Standard for Gas Drilling.pdf

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN HONORS BELISA BERNACCHI ON THE OCCASION OF HER 100TH BIRTHDAY

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden recently honored Belisa Bernacchi with a proclamation on the momentous celebration of her 100th Birthday. A celebration was held in the Solarium Room of the Metropolitan Jewish Nursing and Geriatrics Center Home in Brooklyn on her birthday, October 2, 2010.

Belisa Bernacchi was born on October 2, 1910 in Roccaraso, Italy in the Provincia Di Aquila and lived there until she immigrated to the United States. She settled in Chicago, Illinois.

October 12, 2010
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Senator Robach Visits Hilton High School for Homecoming

Friday, October 8th, the Hilton Cadets hosted Churchville-Chili in the annual homecoming football game. Prior to kickoff, Senator Robach visited with the team, provided remarks to the crowd, and performed the coin toss. Hilton defeated Churchville-Chili 21-13.

October 12, 2010
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Sen. Farley and Tribes Hill Fire Dept. to Host Annual Fire Safety Night on Oct. 20th


With October being National Fire Safety Month and residents preparing homes for the winter months, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) and the Tribes Hill Fire Department will co-host their annual Fire Safety Night on Wednesday, October 20th, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the fire department located on Mohawk Drive, Tribes Hill. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

"Protecting our loved ones is the responsibility of every parent, neighbor and citizen," Senator Farley said. "That's why it is important to stay informed on fire safety and to take steps to protect yourself and your families."

For more information, call Senator Farley's Amsterdam office at 843-2188.

October 12, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO FOOD DRIVE COLLECTS OVER 600 POUNDS OF FOOD TO HELP VETERANS IN NEED

            Over 600 pounds of food, household supplies, personal care items, and school supplies were collected through a food drive sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) to help veterans in need.

October 12, 2010
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