Issues: Miscellaneous

August 20, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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August 19, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Senator Farley Salutes Empire State Aerosciences Museum

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of presenting a New York State Citation to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville, NY, on August 12th, honoring the museum’s 30th anniversary. Senator Farley also toured the facility and saw two new exhibits, the World War I and Space Rover displays. He also had the pleasure of meeting members of the 109th Airlift Wing, based out of Stratton Air National Guard Base in Schenectady, that participated in the Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.

The Senator’s Citation is as follows:

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging significant milestones in the distinguished histories of its esteemed entities; and

August 18, 2014
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Senator O'Mara's weekly column 'From the Capitol' ~ for the week of August 18, 2014 ~ 'Living up to a promise on mandate relief'

Senator O'Mara offers his weekly perspective on many of the key challenges and issues facing the Legislature, as well as on legislative actions, local initiatives, state programs and policies, and more. Stop back every Monday for Senator O'Mara's latest column "From the Capitol..."

This week, "Living up to a promise on mandate relief"

[See attached copy of Senator O'Mara's column in the August 17th Corning Leader]

 

August 18, 2014
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Klein, AC&C Announce New Mobile Pet Adoption Center for the Bronx

BRONX, NY  - State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), joined by Animal Care & Control of NYC, announced that the Bronx is slated to receive its very own new mobile pet adoption center.

August 18, 2014
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Senator Hugh T. Farley announces legislation to designate Ballston Lake as an inland waterway has been signed into law

State Senator Hugh T. Farley and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco announce their legislation to designate Ballston Lake as an inland waterway has been signed into law. This designation will allow the Towns of Ballston and Clifton Park to participate in New York’s Coastal and Inland Waterway Program. Earlier this year, both towns passed resolutions in support of designating the Lake as an inland waterway.

August 17, 2014
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WEA Will Protect Reproductive Health

August 16, 2014, By Cecilia TkaczykMany years ago, Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan said, "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not h

August 16, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Senator Zeldin Announces Huge Win for Suffolk County Electricians

Governor Cuomo Signs Zeldin Bill Allowing Consolidation into One Single Permit for Electrician Licensing in Suffolk

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley), Chair of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, announced today that his bill to help consolidate licenses into one single master electrician license in Suffolk County has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 Senator Zeldin Announces Signing of Bill to Authorize Resident Curator Program at Parks and Historic Sites in New York

 New Law Allows Private Investors to Rehabilitate Vacant and Deteriorated State Buildings

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) announced today that his bill to authorize the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to establish a Resident Curator Program has been signed into law.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal

RONKONKOMA— On Saturday, July 26, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) recognized NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal, a recent inductee in the NYS Veterans Hall of Fame.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle, Commander Pascal and the leadership of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department.

 

August 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Presents Proclamation to James Faith

RONKONKOMA— Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) presented James Faith, owner and President of James Faith Entertainment, with a proclamation recognizing his outstanding professional achievements on Sunday, July 20, at the Great South Bay’s Music Festival, in Patchogue, New York. James Faith has promoted or produced for numerous artists and several successful music festivals, including Long Island’s largest music festival, the Great South Bay Music Festival.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with James Faith.

 

August 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Attends Patchogue’s Alive After Five

RONKONKOMA— Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) attended the first of many Alive After Five summer street festivals in Patchogue Village on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above left with U.S. Army SGTs Cody Wilson and Miguel Soto, Jr., both stationed at the U.S. Army Recruiting Center on East Main Street in Patchogue. Senator Zeldin is pictured above right speaking with Bob Groos, a member of the Patchogue Bay Power Squadron.

August 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts Annual “Teach a Kid to Fish Day”

RONKONKOMA— Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) joined with the New York Sportfishing Federation on Thursday, July 17, 2014, to sponsor his annual "Teach a Kid to Fish Day" at Captree State Park. Nearly thirty children participated in the event where they were taught fishing basics and safety in an interactive, hands-on learning experience.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with John Malizia of the New York Sportfishing Federation and event participants before they leave for the fishing trip aboard the “Bay Princess II”.

August 15, 2014
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Morrison Avenue Festival Dedicated To Jose “Cheo” Feliciano

PRESS RELEASEAUGUST 15, 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESENATOR REV. RUBEN DIAZMorrison Avenue Festival Dedicated To Jose “Cheo” FelicianoMore than five thousand (5,000) people are expected to attend the Annual Morrison Avenue Festival this Saturday, August 16th, from 12pm to 6pm, on Morrison Avenue (between Westchester & Watson Avenues) in The Bronx, New York.  This year the Morrison Avenue Festival will be dedicated in memory to the musical legend, the late Jose “Cheo” Feliciano who passed away on April 17th of this year.

August 15, 2014
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Celebrating 150 Years of Elmira ~ 'Celebrate 150' gets underway today

From today's Star-Gazette, "Just in time for Elmira's "Celebrate 150" party on Friday, decorations were going up Thursday in the form of new signs at intersections from Second to Water streets and from Main Street to Madison Avenue. The sesquicentennial sign project in Elmira's central business district is hoped to promote a sense of community and emphasize the importance of neighborhood preservation and revitalization. The placement of the signs on Thursday coincides with the city's "Celebrate 150" party from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday on East Water Street."

August 15, 2014
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Gianaris, Simotas, Constantinides Celebrate Ramadan

“I take special pride in participating in the annual Iftar Ramadan dinner in Astoria. Along with Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Councilman Costa Constantinides, I believe that the diversity of our neighborhood is something to be celebrated, and this event is a great example of what our community has to offer,” said Gianaris. “I thank the Queens Muslim community for allowing me to be a part of this special night and I look forward to continuing our work together on behalf of our community.”

August 15, 2014
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Engelbert Humperdinck Serenades Hundreds of Bronx Fans Under the Summer Stars

BRONX, NY - State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) hosted Music Icon Engelbert Humperdinck for a lively summer concert in front of an enthusiastic crowd of more than a thousand fans Thursday night. Bronx residents of all ages enjoyed the spectacular evening free of charge at Loreto Park.

August 15, 2014
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Celebrating Our Independence

Senator Michael Gianaris was proud to take part in this year's Central Astoria Local Development Coalition's annual Independence Celebration in Astoria Park. 

Read all about it in the Western Queens Gazette. 

August 15, 2014
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