Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Nozzolio Delivers $100,000 For Renovation Of The Edith B. Ford Memorial Library In Ovid

Ovid- Calling our local libraries the window to the world, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced that he has secured a $100,000 State grant for renovation of the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library in Ovid. Senator Nozzolio made the announcement at the library, located at 7169 North Main Street in Ovid.“Our libraries provide countless opportunities for everyone in the community, from our children and families to our adults and senior citizens,” said Senator Nozzolio.

October 11, 2007
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From Weapons Storage To Data Recovery: Nozzolio Delivers $250,000 To Transform Seneca Army Depot Into Data Disaster Recovery Facility

Romulus—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today delivered $250,000 in state funding he secured to develop the Seneca Army Depot and bring new jobs and economic development to Seneca County.

September 24, 2007
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Senator Johnson Recognizes Island Drafting & Technical Institute

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, was recently joined by Assemblyman Robert Sweeney and Senator Charles Fuschillo in presenting a New York State Legislative Resolution to the Island Drafting and Technical Institute in Amityville. The Institute, which is one of the oldest career colleges on Long Island, recently celebrated 50 years of service to the community.

September 20, 2007
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Senator Johnson Welcomes TII Network Technologies To Edgewood

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently joined officials from TII Network Technologies and other elected officials in cutting the ribbon at the company’s new 25,000 square-foot headquarters at the Heartland Center in Edgewood near the Deer Park Train Station. TII is a leader in developing and manufacturing advanced network technology solutions for the telecommunications industry.

September 20, 2007
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Senator Nozzolio Announces $25,000 To Protect Sodus Bay Watershed

Sodus Bay— Citing the importance of preserving the water quality in the Sodus Bay Watershed and ensuring clean, safe water for residents, State Senator Michael Nozzolio today announced that he has secured an $25,000 State grant to help protect and preserve water quality in the Sodus Bay Watershed. “Sodus Bay is an environmental jewel,” said Senator Nozzolio. “It is one of the most treasured and beautiful natural resources in the Finger Lakes region, and a popular tourist attraction for visitors.

September 10, 2007
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Babylon’s Corinne Disomma Named 2007 Woman Of Distinction

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, presented Corinne DiSomma of Babylon --Town of Babylon receiver of Taxes -- with the 2007 New York State Woman of Distinction award at a special ceremony held at the State Legislative Office Building this week. Corinne, a lifelong resident of Babylon, was one of more than 40 women from all across the state who were honored with the prestigious award that recognizes women whose work has enriched the quality of life in their communities.

September 7, 2007
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Senator Johnson Commends The Academy Of St. Joseph On Their 150th Birthday

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) and State Senator Caesar Trunzo (3rd Senate District) commended the Academy of St. Joseph in Brentwood on reaching their 150th birthday. The private Roman Catholic Academy operates a co-ed elementary and middle school as well as the only all-girls high school in Suffolk County. Their student body is gathered from communities throughout Suffolk County as close as Brentwood and as far away as Hampton Bays.

September 5, 2007
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Senators Johnson And Fushillo Voice Opposition To South Shore Windmill Project

Senator Owen H. Johnson and Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today expressed opposition to Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) proposed windmill farm off the South Shore of Long Island because of skyrocketing costs that potentially could be passed on to the ratepayers. Senator Johnson and Senator Fuschillo, who made the announcement at a news conference at Jones Beach, praised LIPA for seeking alternative energy sources for Long Island, but added that such projects must be more cost effective.

August 9, 2007
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Senator Nozzolio Achieves State Approval To Provide Funding To Rebuild Haiti Island Bridge

Mentz – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced today that he has identified state funding to construct a new permanent bridge for residents of Haiti Island in the town of Mentz. The funding will come from a previously approved capital transportation fund. At the end of July, a significant portion of the original Haiti Island Bridge collapsed and fell into the Seneca River. That collapse prompted the immediate closure of the bridge and as a result, all vehicle traffic has been suspended.

August 7, 2007
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Senator Johnson Honored By Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, is shown accepting a symbolic key to the Sagtikos Manor from Nancy Donohue -- President of the Sagtikos Manor Historical Society -- at a special cocktail party that was recently held on the Manor’s grounds. Senator Johnson was honored by the Historical Society for his continued efforts to help restore the historic Manors House and grounds to their original splendor.

August 2, 2007
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Senator Johnson Congratulates West Islip High School On 50 Years

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently attended a special ceremony at West Islip High School where he presented a New York State Legislative Resolution to West Islip High School on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary. The resolution was sponsored by Senator Johnson in the Senate and Assemblyman Raia in the Assembly. The legislators are pictured with the West Islip Lion and W.I. H.S. Principal Kenneth Hartill.

June 14, 2007
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Senator Johnson Announces Grant For Babylon Public Library

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently announced that the has secured a $50,000 state grant for the Babylon Public Library to upgrade the library’s computer servers, public computers, broadband width and wireless capabilities.

The Senator is shown presenting the library with a replica check to secure these computer upgrades. Pictured, from left to right: are Library trustees Toni Mulle and Dorothy O’Sullivan; Senator Johnson; Library Director Marina Sullivan and Library Trustee Andy Calimano.

June 14, 2007
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West Islip's Nancy Donohue Named 2007 NYS Woman Of Distinction

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, this week presented Nancy Donohue of West Islip with a 2007 New York State Senate Woman of Distinction Award at a special ceremony held at the State Legislative Office Building in Albany. Donohue joined more than 40 women from all across New York State who were recognized this year for their contributions which have greatly enriched the quality of life in their communities and beyond.

June 8, 2007
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Senator Golden Names Visitation Academy Student "State Senator For A Day"

 

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) recently hosted the contest ceremony for his Senator For A Day Contest at the Knights of Columbus, and is announcing that the winner of the 2007 Senator for a Day Contest is Visitation Academy’s Kara Reilly.

This contest invited local school children of Region 6 and Region 7 to write essays no more than 250-words which began with the phrase, "If I were a State Senator for A Day...".

Throughout the essay, the students write about issues facing the community such as public safety, park improvements, educational improvements. The winning essays were judged on content, creativity and presentation.

June 4, 2007
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Senator Johnson Bestows Liberty Medal On Captain Al Cinotti Of West Islip

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently bestowed the New York State Senate Liberty Medal -- the highest honor the State Senate of New York bestows upon a citizen -- on Captain Al Cinotti of West Islip. The Senator honored Cinotti for his heroism in saving a man from a burning building last year on Higbie Lane while he was off duty.

June 1, 2007
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Awards & Recognition

2010

•  Unity Fellowship CHURCH SOCIAL JUSTICE Award

•  Empire State Pride Agenda Award

•  Citizens Alliance, Inc. Appreciation Award

•  Nature Conservancy- Award for Commitment to Open Space

2009

•     East High School Class of 1979 30th Reunion-acknowledgement of Support

•     Taking it to the Streets- honors and supports Senator Thompson

May 31, 2007
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Senator Johnson Announces $50,000 Grant For FOCUS

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee recently met with Susan Rothman, Executive Director of FOCUS "For Our Children and Us" in his Babylon office where he handed Ms. Rothman a presentation check for $50,000 which represents a state grant that he secured for the organization as part of the 2007 New York State budget.

May 25, 2007
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Senator Johnson Congratulates Babylon Rotary On 60 Years

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, recently presented a New York State Legislative Resolution to the Babylon Rotary Club on the occasion of their 60th anniversary.

"So many in our community have been helped as a result of the work of the Babylon Rotary whose members continue to exemplify Rotary International’s motto "Service Above Self," said Senator Johnson. "I am pleased to recognize the Babylon Rotary as they reach this significant milestone."

May 17, 2007
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Senator Johnson Secures $60,000 Grant For Family Service League

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, announced that he has secured a New York State Legislative Grant in the amount of $60,000 for Family Service League. The grant will go to further the work of the Iovino South Shore Family Center in Bay Shore and Children and Parents Together (CAPT).

"I am proud to support Family Service League," said Senator Johnson. " FSL’s work is critical in helping Long Island’s children and families achieve independence and self-esteem."

May 17, 2007
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