Issues: Miscellaneous

League of Women Voters of Westchester's Running and Winning Workshop

(White Plains - April 16th) Senator Stewart-Cousins had an opportunity to speak to the next generation of political leaders at the League of Women Voters of Westchester's Running and Winning Workshop in White Plains. The program is for young women, juniors and seniors, who are chosen to participate because of their interest in pursuing public service as a career. Co-sponsors of the event were the Association of American University Women and the YWCA of White Plains and Central Westchester. The Senator ran into White Plains City Councilwoman Nadine Hunt-Robinson, who is currently in her first term in office.

April 16, 2015
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Wildlife Conservation Society's Zoos and Aquariums Accepting Applications for Summer Discovery Guide Program at the Prospect Park Zoo and New York Aquarium

Discovery Guides are volunteers who are important to the day-to-day operation of the zoos and aquarium. They work within the zoo and aquarium’s education department to interpret exhibits, interact with visitors, and assist with public events and activities.

April 16, 2015
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Senator Venditto Meets with the congregation from the Grace Community Church in Amityville

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) recently attended The Grace Community Church in Amityville. The Church organized a food and clothing drive and held a service afterwards, a special thanks to Reverend Humphrey for having Senator Venditto as a part of their service.

April 16, 2015
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Senator Venditto Brings the Kid Pix ID Card program to the Seaford Library

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) recently partnered with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano to sponsor a Kid Pix ID Card program at the Seaford Public Library. These events are a great opportunity to get an identification card for your children.

April 16, 2015
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Senator Venditto Attends the Lindenhurst American Little League Opening Day Ceremony

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) recently had the opportunity to be with the Lindenhurst American Little League for their Opening Day Ceremony. It was great weather for opening day, let's play ball!

April 16, 2015
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Senator Venditto's Car Seat Safety Check

Check to Make Sure Your Child’s Car Seat is Safe!

New York State Troopers will perform free safety inspections to make sure your child’s car seat is properly installed and secured.

Properly installed age and size appropriate safety seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.

Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first served basis.

Sponsored by Senator Michael Venditto & the New York State Police

May 2, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA, ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK & JCC DART HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

Free Narcan Training Provided With Help From Community Health Action of Staten Island & Hillel College of Staten Island

Senator Andrew Lanza, Assemblyman Mike Cusick and Hillel CSI are hosting an opiate overdose prevention event at the College of Staten Island at 3:00 p.m. on April 16th to teach Staten Island residents how to respond in the event of an opiate overdose.

April 15, 2015
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APRIL 15-16 IS HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. This year, the observance runs from the evening of April 15th, to the evening of April 16th.

April 15, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN URGES RESIDENTS TO FIGHT AGAINST WATER BOARD PROPOSAL TO INCREASE RATES

Brooklyn– Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is today alerting residents to the proposal under consideration by the New York City Water Board that would put into effect another rate hike of a projected 3.24%. Public comment about the proposal is now being accepted, and if approved, the increase would be reflected starting in your July water bill.

Senator Golden is urging folks to attend the Brooklyn Borough public hearing to protest the proposed increase scheduled for Tuesday, April 28th at 7PM at St Francis College, Founders Hall 180 Remsen Street. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced the proposed Fiscal Year ‘16 Water and Sewer Rate increase at a meeting of the New York City Water Board on March 27th, 2015.

April 15, 2015
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TOWN HALL MEETING ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN OUR COMMUNITY

Hosted by the Resource Counseling Center.

May 14, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Listen to Senator O'Mara's recent interview on AM 1480 WLEA ~ Topics include school violence, St. James Mercy Hospital and the challenge of recruiting local emergency services volunteers

Listen to Senator O'Mara's interview with AM 1480 WLEA's Brian O'Neil.

Topics addressed include recent incidents of school violence in Elmira, the future of St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, efforts to help localities address infrastructure needs, and the challenge of helping local fire departments recruit and retain emergency services volunteers.

Listen to the April 11th interview HERE.

April 14, 2015
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I Love My Park Day

Volunteer on May 2 for I Love My Park Day – a statewide event to help clean up and spruce up parks, including Niagara Falls State Park, Artpark, Golden Hill, Whirlpool and Wilson-Tuscarora state parks. To sign up, visit www.ptny.org/ilovemypark, or call at 518-434-1583.

 

May 2, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Sen. Farley Notes Electronic Waste Collection Day Slated for April 18th in Capitol Region

Saturday, April 18th, is a special Electronic Waste Collection Day in this region, and Tri City Rentals is offering two free sites to drop off “e-waste” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are: Crescent Village Apartments, 800 Walnut Drive, Clifton Park (Tel: 371-5800); and Hampshire Apartments, 2150 Rosa Road, Schenectady (Tel: 370-4242). E-waste includes computer towers, laptops, servers, monitors, keyboards, printers, fax machines, microwaves, cell phones, televisions, VCRs and DVD players.

April 14, 2015
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New York Hispanic Clergy Organization's Annual Banquet

What You Should KnowBy State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District(718) 991-3161New York Hispanic Clergy Organization's Annual BanquetYou should know that the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will celebrate its 27th Annual Banquet this coming Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting with a Buffet Hour at 12:00 noon at Maestro’s Caterers, located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in Bronx County.You should also know that more than 800 ministers, dignitaries and guests will gather to recognize the work of four members of the clergy who have distinguished themselves for their commitment, dedication and service to their community.

April 14, 2015
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BANQUETE ANUAL DE LA ORGANIZACION DE MINISTROS HISPANOS DE NEW YORK

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA14 DE MARZO DEL 2015BANQUETE ANUAL DE LA ORGANIZACION DE MINISTROS HISPANOS DE NEW YORKUsted debe saber que, este fin de semana, la Iglesia Evangelica de la Ciudad de New York y el pueblo Cristiano se visten de Gala en la Celebración del Vigesimo Septimo Banquete Anual de La Organización de Ministros Hispanos de New York.Usted tambien debe saber, que entre la cantidad de dignatarios que han confirmado su asistencia, se encuentran el Contralor del Estado de New York, Thomas Dinapoli, el Congresista Charles Rangel, Presidente del Condado Ruben Diaz, Jr., el Presidente del Partido Demócrata en el Bronx y Asambleista Marcos A. Crespo, y los Asambleistas Luis Sepulveda y Michael Blake. 

April 14, 2015
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April 2015 Newsletter – Earned Income Tax Credit

Please click the file below to view the Earned Income Tax Credit Newsletter.

File: 
2015 Earned Income Tax Credit

April 14, 2015
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GIVE YOUR TIME FOR NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK

Every day, Americans across the country give back to their communities.

This week is National Volunteer Week (April 12-18), designed to recognize those who give so much and to encourage others to do the same.

Join me in saluting those who contribute their time and talent to many worthy causes, and think about joining them in support of these efforts.

April 14, 2015
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Scott Spino Foundation Honored

Congratulations to the Scott Spino Foundation for receiving the Friends of Education Award from the School Administrators Association of New York State. Geri and Jerry Spino have dedicated their lives to remembering their son Scott, a popular RCSD teacher who was tragically killed by a drunk driver, by raising money and donating books to local schools. I had the privilege of awarding Geri with the New York State Senate's Woman of Distinction Award in 2014. Once again congratulations to Geri, Jerry and everyone involved with the Scott Spino Foundation, it certainly is a well deserved recognition. 

April 14, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes Volunteers

Every day, Americans across the country give back to their communities. This week is National Volunteer Week (April 12-18) and it is designed to recognize those who give so much and to encourage others to do the same. For more information, visit http://www.newyorkersvolunteer.ny.gov/ and http://www.pointsoflight.org/signature-events/national-volunteer-week

April 14, 2015
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