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Padavan Honors New Eagle Scout In Bellerose

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) honored new Eagle Scour Jonathan Palmiotti from Troop 158 during a Court of Honor ceremony at VFW 6478 in Bellerose on Saturday evening December 5, 2009. Padavan presented Palmiotti with the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement and a Certificate of Merit for his achievements. Senator Padavan presents the New York State Senate Medal of Outstanding Achievement to new Eagle Scout Jonathan Palmiotti.

December 7, 2009
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SENATOR McDONALD MEETS WITH RECENTLY ELECTED SUPERVISORS FROM RENSSELAER AND SARATOGA COUNTIES

Troy- December 4, 2009- Senator Extends Congratulations on Election Day Victories, Pledges to Work Together with Local Officials in Challenging Economic Times.

December 4, 2009
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Senator Thompson presents his 2009 Toy Giveaway

On December 23, 2009 at the Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building in Buffalo New York, Senator Antoine Thompson will hold his annual Toy Giveaway.  Please click on the following link entitled Toys 2009.pdf to view the details of the event.

December 23, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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December 4, 2009
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Brooklyn Bridge Park Town Hall Meeting

Next Monday, I will be hosting a public meeting to give the community an opportunity to hear a presentation from the City of New York about Brooklyn Bridge Park. I believe that this kind of open dialogue is crucial. 

 

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK TOWN HALL MEETINGHosted by State Senator Daniel Squadron

December 4, 2009
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Seward Ushers In The Holidays At Kaaterskill Care

By Colin DeVries

Hudson-Catskill Newspapers

The 17th annual tree lighting ceremony at Kaaterskill Care Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation brought friends, family and local dignitaries together to share in the holiday spirit.

December 4, 2009
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPEARS ON “MEET THE LEADERS”

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently a guest on Cablevision’s “Meet the Leaders,” a show which explores the people, policies, and issues which affect Long Island’s future.

December 2, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN BONACIC: ON SPECIAL SESSION OF DECEMBER 2, 2009

December 2, 2009:  "Today's Legislative activity in Albany shows a misunderstanding by the Democrats who control State Government, of what New Yorkers really care about.

December 2, 2009
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Statement from Senator Liz Krueger on Failure of Same-Sex Marriage Bill

“While I was pleased that the Senate finally had the decency to bring same-sex marriage legislation up for a vote today, I am extremely disappointed in the failure of so many of my colleagues to recognize the ability to marry as a basic civil right for all.  At least we now know where every Senator stands on this critical issue and I expect that a number of them will soon be hearing from some very angry constituents for denying them equal rights.

December 2, 2009
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KLEIN SHOWS STRONG SUPPORT FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY

State Senator and Deputy Majority Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) gave an emotional speech today promoting marriage equality in NYS.

December 2, 2009
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STATEMENT BY SENATE REPUBLICAN LEADER DEAN SKELOS

       To put this deficit reduction plan in the right perspective you haveto look at why New York has a $3.2 billion deficit – because the Democratsin the Senate and Assembly, with Governor Paterson, put together a budgetthat increased spending by more than $12 billion.       They spent every dime of federal stimulus money when everyone knewthe economy was in trouble; then they raised taxes and fees and spent evenmore.       The taxpayers want spending cut and we are doing that today.<

December 2, 2009
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November 2009 Community Report

November 2009 Community Report

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

November 30, 2009
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-up Chameleon by award-winning children's book illustrator and writer, Eric Carle, retold on stage in black light.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar that progresses through an amazing variety of foods towards his eventual metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly.

December 12, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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"Robert Frost's Annual Christmas Cards" An Exhibition & Celebration

This intimate exhibition features beautiful, illustrated chapbooks of Frost's poetry published by Spiral Press and sent out as holiday greetings by the revered poet as well as by his publishers, collectors and friends.

December 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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