Issues: Miscellaneous

SENATOR AVELLA URGES CITY TO REPAIR RUNDOWN PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL

The tunnel, located underneath the Cross Island Parkway, has been in dire need of scraping, repainting, and cleaning

July 19, 2014
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Senator Serrano Celebrates the 12th Annual Bronx LGBTQ Center Pride & Health Fair

(Bronx, NY)- Senator Serrano joined elected officials, health organizations and community members in celebrating the 12th Annual Bronx LGBTQ Pride and Health Fair in Crotona Park.

July 19, 2014
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Van Nest gets graffiti clean up

Bronx Times - By Jaime Williams

Community leaders in Van Nest who were fed up with the graffiti plaguing their neighborhood after months of constant tagging and 311 calls that weren’t yielding results say they are finally seeing improvements now the a state Senator has stepped in.

July 18, 2014
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SENATOR SKELOS' FREE CHILD & SENIOR ID PROGRAM

On Wednesday, July 23rd, I will be hosting a Free Child & Senior I.D. Program in partnership with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano. This free program will take place from 10am - 1pm at the Village of Lynbrook Pool, located at Greis Park - 55 Wilbur St in Lynbrook.

July 23, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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NY'S TOP 10 CONSUMER FRAUDS OF 2013

Internet, Automobile And Credit Issues Were Top Frauds Reported 

Senator Lanza Provides Tips To New Yorkers 

Senator Andrew Lanza today reported the list of the top 10 consumer fraud complaints received by the NY Attorney General’s Office in 2013. In addition to highlighting the scams most reported by New Yorkers, Lanza offered tips on how to avoid them in the future. 

July 18, 2014
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THE COURIER: BALL SECURES $60,000 TO FIGHT YOUTH HEROIN ADDICTION

By: Eric Gross

State Senator Greg Ball has secured $60,000 of state funding to combat heroin and opioid addiction among Putnam’s youth.

The funds will be channeled through the Peers Influence Peers program—a non-profit aimed at providing opportunities for young people to use their influence with their peers to make healthy life style choices.

July 18, 2014
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Avella gets school grant

A new $705,000 in state funding for specialized after-school programs was announced Monday by state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside).

The yearlong program will be administered by Project BOOST, which targets students who have shown academic talent but are not provided after-school programs. The goal is to help youngsters gain admission to top high schools and colleges.

July 17, 2014
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HOMELAND SECURITY CHAIRMAN ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL

Brewster, N.Y. – 07/17/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I –Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in support of Israel.

July 17, 2014
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Senator DeFrancisco's 2014 Summer Reading Program Schedule

Senator John A. DeFrancisco will be reading to children at various libraries throughout Onondaga and Cayuga counties during the summer.  A tentative schedule is below.  We will continue to update the list, as additional libraries are scheduled. 

 

July 17th - 10:30 am at Dewitt Public Library

July 17, 2014
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MOSQUITO SPRAYING DATES IN NYC

Weather permitting, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will conduct aerial spraying for mosquitoes via a low-flying helicopter to help prevent West Nile Virus between 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM on 7/17, 7/18, and 7/21 with alternate spray dates of 7/18, 7/21, and 7/22 in the marshlands near the following zip codes in Staten Island, Queens, and The Bronx: 10303, 10306, 10308, 10309, 10311, 10314, 11354, 11356, 11357, 11362, 11363, 10464, 10475, 11691, and 11692.

July 17, 2014
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The Coupe De'Villes at the Concerts by the Shore

The great Coupe De'Villes played at the Concerts by the Shore at Ontario Beach Park last night in front of a rockin' crowd. Many thanks to Joe Carrozzi and everyone with the Ontario Beach Park Program Committee for all of their hard work planning these concerts every week. 

July 17, 2014
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Senator Bonacic attends the Sullivan County United Mixer

Senator Bonacic recently attended the Sullivan County United Mixer, which was held at the Monticello Motor Club. "What a great turnout by the business community who came out to support each other," he said.

July 17, 2014
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July 17, 2014
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DAILY VOICE: SEN. BALL NOTES PROGRESS ON VIETNAM VETERAN’S HOME

by Alesha Hanson

PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. — Sen. Greg Ball, R, C, I-Patterson, chairman of the state Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, has continued to make progress on the home of Vietnam War veteran Pvt. Dan Flanigan’s home, alongside Purple Heart Homes.

Ball and Purple Heart Homes are currently working to upgrade the home of Flanigan, a 100 percent service-connected disabled Vietnam veteran who lives in Pawling. Construction on Flanigan’s house kicked off Saturday, June 14, with the demolition of the front porch.

July 17, 2014
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Promesa Para Recibir Un Permiso de Manejo Resulta Un Engaño

Según ha informado Univision 41:

Promesa para recibir un permiso de manejo resulta un engaño.

Para el vídeo completo, haga clic aquí.

July 16, 2014
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Monthly Column: Productive session to keep New York moving forward

By: Michael H. Ranzenhofer

As you may know, the 2014 Legislative Session has just concluded.  Many initiatives passed in this year’s Session will help to keep our State moving forward.

 

Major highlights include:

1.  Tax relief for residents: lower energy taxes and a new property tax rebate;

2.  More tax relief so that small businesses and manufacturers can succeed, grow and help create new job opportunities;

3.  Job training initiatives to open doors to successful careers and a bright, rewarding future;

4.  Funding for critical road, bridge and infrastructure upgrades to keep our economy moving; and

5.  Helping seniors lead healthy, independent lives with an expansion of the EPIC program.

July 16, 2014
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Sen. Krueger's Community Bulletin: July 2014

Sen. Krueger's Community Bulletin for July is available here! You can view or download it as a PDF from this page.

File: 
Community Bulletin - July 2014

July 15, 2014
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POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL: PAWLING VETERAN GETS HELP WITH HOME

By: Nina Schutzman

About 15 years ago, Dan Flanigan, a disabled Vietnam War veteran, inherited his parents’ century-old home.

His parents had inherited the Spring Street home in Pawling in 1970 from his grandmother, said Flanigan, 66.

But the once-beautiful home had fallen into disarray over the years.

July 15, 2014
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