Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Bill Perkins holds Community Meeting on Eminent Domain Actions.

On Saturday, December 19, 2009 Senator Bill Perkins held a meeting at Manhattan Pentalcostal Church (541 West 125th Street) to discuss the issue of eminent domain and its effect on the community.

December 22, 2009
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SENATOR GOLDEN MAKES 2010 NYC PARKING CALENDAR AVAILABLE

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today is announcing that his office has made available the 2010 New York City Parking Calendar at his district offices.

December 22, 2009
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Padavan Speaks To Students At St. Agnes Academic High School In College Point

On Thursday morning December 17th,  New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) paid a visit to St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point to speak to students about state government, the legislative process, the importance of being active in civic matters and the value of leadership in the community. Senator Padavan talks to students from Sister Richard’s government class at St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point.

December 21, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR FINALLY ENACTING AIRLINE PASSENGERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today applauded the federal government’s decision to create new protections for airline passengers stranded on delayed flights.

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Kicks Off Holiday Season With Families and Residents Trhoughout Northeast Queens

Over the weekend, Senator Padavan (Queens) and hundreds of Queens families and residents got into the holiday spirit at a number of events throughout the Northeast Queens community.  Senator Padavan attended CP Ambrose Knights of Columbus Christmas Party, the Robinwood Property Owners Association Tree and Menorah Lighting and the Poppenhusen Institute Tree Lighting Ceremony. Senator Padavan (second from left) at the Poppenhusen Institute Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday evening December 13, 2009 as Poppenhusen Executive Director Susan Brustmann speaks to the crowd.

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Kicks Off Holiday Season With Families and Residents Throughout Northeast Queens

Over the weekend, Senator Padavan (Queens) and hundreds of Queens families and residents got into the holiday spirit at a number of events throughout the Northeast Queens community.  Senator Padavan attended CP Ambrose Knights of Columbus Christmas Party, the Robinwood Property Owners Association Tree and Menorah Lighting and the Poppenhusen Institute Tree Lighting Ceremony. Senator Padavan (right center) joins with Robinwood Property Owners Association President Gerald DePaola, St.

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Kicks Off Holiday Season With Families and Residents Throughout Northeast Queens

Over the weekend, Senator Padavan (Queens) and hundreds of Queens families and residents got into the holiday spirit at a number of events throughout the Northeast Queens community.  Senator Padavan attended CP Ambrose Knights of Columbus Christmas Party, the Robinwood Property Owners Association Tree and Menorah Lighting and the Poppenhusen Institute Tree Lighting Ceremony. Senator Padavan with local children and Bob Graziano at the CP Ambrose Knights of Columbus Christmas Party on Sunday December 13, 2009. 

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Attendds Holiday Events In Northeast Queens

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) attended a number of community events to mark the holiday season throughout Northeast Queens Sunday December 13, 2009. Padavan attended the tree and menorah lightings for the Bowne Park Civic Association and Bayside Hills Civic Association. Oakland Gardens Jewish Center Rabbi Michael Erhlich, Pastor St. Robert Bellarmine Church Monsignor Geraghty and Senator Frank Padavan at the Bayside Hills Civic Association’s Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Sunday December 13, 2009. 

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Attends Holiday Events In Northeast Queens

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) attended a number of community events to mark the holiday season throughout Northeast Queens Sunday December 13, 2009. Padavan attended the tree and menorah lightings for the Bowne Park Civic Association and Bayside Hills Civic Association. Jerry Iannece, Senator Frank Padavan and Bayside Hills Civic Association President Michael Feiner at the Bayside Hills Civic Association Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Sunday December 13, 2009

December 21, 2009
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Padavan Attends Holiday Events In Northeast Queens

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) attended a number of community events to mark the holiday season throughout Northeast Queens Sunday December 13, 2009. Padavan attended the tree and menorah lightings for the Bowne Park Civic Association and Bayside Hills Civic Association.  Senator Padavan and Rabbi Sharon Ballan from Temple Beth Shalom at the Bowne Park Civic Association Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 13, 2009.

December 21, 2009
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MERRICK STUDENTS HELP SENATOR FUSCHILLO “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

Photo 1 caption: Senator Fuschillo visits Chatterton Elementary School to thank students and staff for participating in his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

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December 21, 2009
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SENATOR LAVALLE SHARES NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

As 2009 comes to an end, many people are preparing to make New Year resolutions that will hopefully improve their lives and the world as a whole.  In keeping with this New Year’s tradition, I would like to share some initiatives I hope to see resolved during the coming year.

December 21, 2009
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Letter to Governor Paterson: Challenges the Legality of the Brooklyn Arena LDC's Bond Issuance

December 18, 2009Hon. David A. PatersonGovernor, State of New YorkState CapitolAlbany, New York 12224Dear Governor Paterson:

File: 
Letter to Governor Paterson: Challenges the Legality of the Brooklyn Arena LDC's Bond Issuance

December 21, 2009
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Mike Makes Blight Petition

The Community has conducted its own study which finds that the home of Mayor Michael Bloomberg is blighted, underutilized, provides limited public purpose and is very very old.

We the undersigned ask New York State Empire State Development Corporation to use its power of Eminent Domain to acquire the home of Mayor Michael Bloomberg to provide 500 units of affordable housing available to all the citizens of New York City.

December 18, 2009
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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Open House

Please join Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins and her staff to celebrate the New Year!  To RSVP, please call (914) 771-4190 and leave a message with a name, the number of guests attending and contact information.   

January 10, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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December 29, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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KLEIN HOLDS MENORAH LIGHTING

 

KLEIN HOLDS MENORAH LIGHTING

Senator Klein hosts a Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony

 

NEW YORK- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), joined by Bronx House senior citizens, held a Menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate Chanukah. Klein also handed out traditional Chanukah chocolate Gelt.

 

December 18, 2009
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Chairman Art Johnson & Senator McDonald to Hold Office Hours at Wilton Mall

Saratoga Springs - December 18, 2009 - Senator Roy McDonald would like to invite members of the public and press to join him for office hours at the Wilton Mall on Saturday, December 19, 2009 from 1 to 3 p.m.

December 18, 2009
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Year in Review: Landmark Legislation Passed in 2009

The past year has been a tumultuous one for New York State. The national fiscal crisis yielded a very difficult budget and deficit reduction actions, and an ill-fated coup mired the Senate in gridlock that marked one of the lowest points in the chamber’s history. Despite these challenges, the 2009-2010 legislative session was extremely productive with the passage of several pieces of landmark legislation, several of which I was pleased to author, that will improve the lives of Upstate New Yorkers.

December 18, 2009
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Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

Helpful Holiday Shopping and Safety Tips

While many of us still enjoy supporting our local businesses during the holiday, shopping online has become  a very popular way to purchase gifts.

December 16, 2009
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