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Senator Nozzolio Joins Purple Lancers To Celebrate Dr. Karpinski’s 85th Birthday

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Auburn Purple Lancers to surprise Dr. Joe Karpinski with a special performance in honor of his 85th birthday. The newly reformed Auburn Purple Lancers gathered to perform a few selections in honor of Dr. Joe’s long-standing commitment to his community.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio is Dr. Joseph Karpinski and Sam Giangreco of the Auburn Purple Lancers.

August 3, 2009
August 1, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Attends Seneca Falls Convention Days Classic Car Show

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently attended the annual Seneca Falls Convention Days Classic Car Show where he met with Bill Struzyk and had the opportunity to see Bill's 1948 Chevrolet AeroSedan.

July 31, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Joins Korean War Veterans at Memorial Dedication

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined members of the Korean War Veterans Association at the site of the new memorial recognizing our local veterans and their sacrifices. Senator Nozzolio provided the state assistance necessary for local Chapter # 1 to build the memorial.

July 31, 2009

July 2009 Community Report

July 2009 Community Report

Dear Neighbor: The following is a summary of some of my office's activities since my last community report:

Albany Update

On July 9, the month-long stalemate in the New York State Senate ended. The June 8th coup was a painful and disturbing moment in the history of the Senate and I am committed to working with my colleagues from both sides of the aisle to restore to the Senate decorum, dignity, fairness, and bipartisan collegiality, as well as hard work with real results.

July 30, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Honors Adriene Emmo With Liberty Award

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently honored Adriene Emmo of Seneca Falls with a New York State Liberty Award for her outstanding service to her community. The Liberty Award is one of the highest awards given by the New York State Senate.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Adriene Emmo, and Seneca Falls Mayor Diana Smith.

July 29, 2009

Senator Jeff Klein Presents 2009 Summertime Symphonies Concert Series!

Please see the attached schedule for the Summertime Symphonies Concert Series

July 28, 2009

Senator Stewart-Cousins: Governor signs “Jimmy Nolan’s Law” 9/11 workers to get the benefits they deserve

            Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF-Westchester) announced that Governor Paterson signed “Jimmy Nolan’s Law”, extending the time that 9/11 workers can file compensation claims for injuries suffered from participating in the World Trade Center rescue, recovery or cleanup operations.

July 22, 2009


Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have already declared their support for State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s efforts to repeal the regressive new State Assessment Tax on utility bills. Senator Nozzolio has started an online petition calling upon Governor Paterson and Senate President Malcolm Smith to eliminate the tax, which was included in their disastrous 2009-10 State Budget.

July 22, 2009

New Utility Tax Takes Effect

The Daily Star

By Jake Palmateer

ONEONTA - Area residents are starting to see a new charge on their utility bills.

A "conservation assessment" and an increase in a fee to fund the Public Service Commission are resulting in a 2 percent increase in energy bills, according to National Grid and New York State Electric & Gas.

The utility increases will hit residents and businesses alike, said state Sen. James Seward, R-Milford.

"We estimate for a family, it could cost an additional $200 a year for electricity," Seward said. "For businesses, you get up into the thousands of dollars."

July 21, 2009

Senator Tackles The Growing Needs Of Local Food Pantries

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented members of the Geneva Center of Concern and the Salvation Army of Geneva with some of the non-perishable food items collected at the Senator's annual community night of baseball at McDonough Park. Senator Nozzolio will be hosting a discussion later this summer on the growing needs of local food pantries.

Pictured left to right front row: Cheryl Toor from Geneva’s Center of Concern and Lieutenant Wanda Rivera of the Salvation Army.

July 20, 2009

Temple Beth El Event

This past Sunday (July 12th) I had the great privilege of accepting the “Honoree of the Year” award from Temple Beth El, Patchogue.

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July 15, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Supports Geneva Sons of Italy’s 30th Anniversary

Geneva - During the annual Sons of Italy festival in Geneva, Senator Mike Nozzolio purchased a polo shirt highlighting his Italian heritage from Paul Williams.

Senator Nozzolio is a member of Geneva Lodge 2397, Order Sons of Italy in America and was pleased to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the lodge.

July 14, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Meets With Yankees From Webster

Senator Mike Nozzolio met with players from Webster just prior to the start of last Friday's competition between the Webster Yankees and the Geneva Red Wings. Each year Senator Nozzolio sponsors a community night of baseball in Geneva at McDonough Park. This year the Webster Yankees played the Geneva Redwings as a part of the New York Collegiate Baseball League competition.

Pictured left to right are: Steve Muoio, Senator Nozzolio, and Shawn Bailey.

July 13, 2009

Senator Johnson Congratulates the Belmont Lake Civic Association on Their 50th Anniversary

Senator Owen H. Johnson recently presented the Belmont Lake Civic Association with a New York State Senate proclamation in honor of their 50th Anniversary at a gala at the Melville Hilton.  The Belmont Lake Civic Association is one of the oldest African American civic associations in the state.Pictured, from left to right, are:  committee members Patricia Hill Williams, Ruby Hudson, Howard Randolph, Senator Johnson, President Alice T. Cone, Chesteau H. Howard, John Norris and Gala Chairman Jordan Wilson.

July 11, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Announces Grant for Interlaken Senior Apartments

Interlaken- Senator Mike Nozzolio announced today that that the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal has awarded $585,989 to the Village of Interlaken to construct 28 new affordable housing units. The new units will provide low-income housing to eligible seniors in Seneca County and the surrounding area.

“There is a great need for affordable senior housing in Interlaken and in Southern Seneca County,” Senator Nozzolio said, “Interlaken Senior Apartments is a great project that will provide quality and affordable housing for our seniors.”

July 9, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Welcomes Amanda Moore To His College Internship Program

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio is pictured with Amanda Moore of Romulus.  Amanda is participating in Senator Nozzolio's Summer College Internship Program.<

July 8, 2009

Senator Nozzolio Focuses On The Need To Replenish Our Local Food Pantries

Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a discussion on the increased demands on our local food pantries and food banks as a result of the current economy.  “Unfortunately, many of my constituents have been forced to seek assistance in meeting the nutritional needs of their families.  As a result, there is a far greater need to replenish our local food banks and pantries with food and other nonperishable items, such as diapers, paper products, as well as food staples such a flour, sugar and canned goods.” In response to this growing need, Senator Nozzolio will host a communi

July 3, 2009
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