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Long Island News - Navy Yard Receives $15M from NYS Senate for New Green Development & Job Creation

(Brooklyn, NY) – State Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson, Senators Velmanette Montgomery and Daniel Squadron, today announced that $15 million, over three years, in capital funds has been secured for the redevelopment of ...

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September 16, 2009
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September 16, 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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September 16, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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SENATOR SKELOS CALLS FOR FREEZE ON STATE MONEY FOR ACORN

     Letter to Attorney General & Comptroller Urges Stop on State Funds for Controversial Organization and its Partner Groups

 

September 15, 2009
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Senator Flanagan Honors St. James Resident As His 2009 Woman of Distinction

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently welcomed Catherine Videtto, who serves as the Nursing Coordinator for Performance Improvement at the St.

September 15, 2009
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Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz joins with residents, seniors and veterans to protest anticipated closing of Soundview Post Office

Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, joined with Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, retired veteran Carlos Moran, and local senior citizens protest proposals to close the Soundview Post Office.

September 14, 2009
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Senator Nozzolio Spoke At Webster’s 9/11 Memorial Service

Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the September 11th remembrance ceremony in Webster where he acknowledged the sacrifices of the firefighters, the members of law enforcement, the emergency rescue workers, members of the port authority and the hundreds of others who risked their own personal safety to help rescue those still trapped in the Twin Towers. Senator Nozzolio thanked the Webster community for continuing to remember those lost on September 11th and to acknowledge the efforts of so many volunteers who continue to serve their community.

September 14, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Protest Soundview Post Office Closing

On Monday, September 14, 2009 at 10:30am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will protest t

September 13, 2009
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Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz to Protest Soundview Post Office Closing

On Monday, September 14, 2009 at 10:30am, New York State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) will protest t

September 14, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Senator Thompson Honors The Brave Men And Women Of The Buffalo Police And Fire Departments. Showing our appreciation for the bravery and compassion of our Police and Fire Departments

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) held a commemoration for the men and women of the Buffalo Police and Fire Departments on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 65 Court Street in Buffalo at 3:00 pm.

“It is important to honor and recognize the brave men and women that risk their lives every day for our safety,” said Senator Antoine M. Thompson.

September 12, 2009
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Family Day in The Rockaways

New York State Senate President Pro Tempore Malcolm A. Smith will host a day of fun and education for the entire family at his annual family day event. The event will feature entertainment, food, free health screenings and various vendors offering free educational information. This is the fourth year that this event has taken place. 

September 13, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Senate Approves “Nixzmary Brown Bill”

[Albany, NY]  Last night Senate Bill 6091, better known as the Nixzmary Brown Bill has passed in the New York State Senate. With the hope that it will help raise awareness during this new school year, and deter child abuse and neglect in New York State,  Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr. (D-Bronx), the bill’s sponsor, has pushed for this legislation to be passed during today’s Senate’s Session.

September 11, 2009
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IN REMEMBERANCE OF 9/11

Eight years ago today, our entire nation suffered a tremendous loss.  Collectively, our country, our state and our community joined together to fight through the heartache and uncertainty that followed that fateful d

September 11, 2009
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Senate Resolution Celebrating the 100th Birthday of the late Kwane Nkrumah

LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION celebrating the 100th Birthday of the late  Kwame Nkrumah, and paying tribute to his many contributions to Pan-Africanism on Monday, September 21, 2009 WHEREAS,  It  is  the  custom  of  this  Legislative Body to honor those  distinguished individuals whose lifework and civic  endeavor  served  to enhance the quality of life in their communities; and

September 11, 2009
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A Day of Remembrance

On September 11th, as we pause to reflect on this defining moment in our Nation's history, we can look back with pride on the sacrifices, commitment and dedication of the thousands of Americans who answered the call to duty on that fateful day. Thousands of men and women, many working 24 hour shifts, helped to free those still trapped under the debris. Volunteers helped to provide the rescuers with food, water and shelter while others donated time, resources and money to the recovery efforts. It was a day that forever changed the way we look at the world.

September 11, 2009
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A Day for Remembrance

While eight years have passed since that tragic morning, no amount of time can erase the grief or ease the loss that so many families suffered that day. I hope everyone will take some time to remember the victims of September 11th and their families, respect the heroes who put their lives in danger to save so many others and look ahead towards peace.

 

 

September 11, 2009
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