Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES LOCAL STUDENTS FOR COMPLETING HIS SUMMERTIME READING PROGRAM

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today congratulated the over 200 students who completed his annual summertime reading program.

September 8, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams Holds a Press Conference to Donate Bullet Proof Vests to Members of the Boro Park Safety Patrol, In Response to Shooting of Three of the Group's Members

 

On Monday, September 6,  New York State Senator Eric Adams (D, Brooklyn) held a press conference to announce the purchase of bullet proof vests for members of the Brooklyn South Safety Patrol (Boro Park Shomrim). The vests will provide additional protection to the volunteer safety group while it conducts its daily patrols in the Boro Park area. In a seven day period, Boro Park has suffered two separate shooting incidents, one involving a bank robbery and the latest resulting in gunshot injuries to three members of the Boro Park civilian patrol group.

September 8, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG RECEIVES TOP SCORE BY UNSHACKLE UPSTATE

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean) is tied as the highest-rated Senator in the state for supporting job growth and economic renewal, according to Unshackle Upstate, a bipartisan coalition representing upwards of 70,000 companies and employing more than 1.5 people.

September 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Attends St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) talks with participants of the St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair that was held in August.

September 8, 2010
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Senator Farley Enjoys St. Johnsville Fair

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) talks with participants of the St. Johnsville Firemen's Fair that was held in August.

September 8, 2010
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Commemorating the Babylon Chorale on their 60th season.

Senator Owen H. Johnson presented the Babylon Chorale with a New York Senate Resolution recognizing their 60th season.  The celebration took place at the Gazebo in Bay Shore during their performance at the “2010 Arts Festival by the Bay.”

The Babylon Chorale began under the direction of H. Dudley Mairs and, through dedication and hard work, has grown into one of Long Island’s premier choral groups, with members from both Nassau and Suffolk counties. 

September 8, 2010
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Staten Island's annual Autumn Job & Career Fair

From the Staten Island Advance: http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/wear_a_smil...

Published: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 6:46 AM     Updated: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 6:48 AM
Deborah E. Young

October 5, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Senate President Malcolm A. Smith To Join Chancellor Joel Klein At Queens Gateway To Health School

(St. Albans, NY)- New York State Senate President Malcolm A. Smith will join NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein for a special tour of Queens Gateway To Health School. Gateway was recently named one of  US News & World Report's "Best High Schools of America."  Other Elected Officials expected to attend include Assemblyman Rory Lanceman

September 7, 2010
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Patrick Penafeather Memorial Golf Tournament

Senator Nozzolio recently attended the Patrick Penafeather Memorial Golf Tournament, which honors Patrick Penafeather, who passed away 20 years ago after battling meningitis. Patrick is remembered as a warm and caring young man and the annual golf tournament has raised thousands of dollars in college scholarships for young men and women. Senator Nozzolio, who also lost his nephew to meningitis, has been a strong advocate for meningitis education and research and was honored to take part in the event.

Senator Nozzolio is pictured with the ladies 1st place team. From left to right: Leanne Kolszynski; Angie Wawrzaskek; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Anna Comitz; Jane Marie Iversen

 

September 7, 2010
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Eleven Lakes Winery Anniversary

Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the one year anniversary of Eleven Lakes Winery in Seneca Falls. Eleven Lakes pays homage to each of the Finger Lakes with every bottle of wine that they make. Senator Nozzolio was honored to attend the celebration of such an outstanding business in the Finger Lakes.

Pictured left to right: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Stacee Elliot; Matt Jones; Carol Finger; Justin Housner

 

September 7, 2010
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The 9th Anniversary September 11 Memorial Ceremony

Please join us to remember our friends, family and loved ones

September 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Senator Marcellino's Blood Drive

Please make a life saving donation by taking a few minutes out of your schedule to help those in need and bring a friend to donate as well

September 29, 3:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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SENATE PRESIDENT MALCOLM A. SMITH PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Senate President Malcolm A. Smith presents trophies that stand six feet tall to the winning teams at the Annual Jump N Ball Basketball and Double-Dutch Tournament.  

September 7, 2010
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Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed NY Senate Interns Patricia J. Macaluso of East Northport and Brian G. White of Lindenhurst to Albany for the 2010 Legislative Session.

Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed  Patricia J. Macaluso of East Northport and Brian G. White of Lindenhurst to Albany for the 2010 Legislative Session.  They were participants in the  New York Senate Internship Program from January through April.  The Senate offers approximately 30 talented and able undergraduate students an opportunity to experience state government and the legislative process, through their participation in an on-site, academic enriching, and career building work experience.  The program includes an opportunity for students to write legislation on the topic of their choice and participate in debate during a mock session in the Senate Chamber.

September 7, 2010
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Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

September 7, 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: 718-496-4793

Statement from Senator Rubén Díaz

State Senator Rubén Díaz today released the following statement in response to a comment that was made by Senator Neil Breslin on September 1, 2010 at the College of Saint Rose.

“Senator Breslin is in no position to judge the ethical or legislative seriousness with which other members of the Senate take their jobs.  He stated that ‘we have to rid ourselves’ ...  of  ‘people who don't take their responsibilities either ethically seriously or legislatively seriously...’ then specifically mentioned Senator Espada, Hiram Monserrate, and myself.  His comment was unconscionable and uncalled for.

September 7, 2010
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