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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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RITCHIE VISITS SUMMER READING PROGRAM

State Senator Patty Ritchie visited Watertown’s Knickerbocker Elementary School this week, reading to students as part of a special literacy program made possible through a partnership by the Watertown Family YMCA and the Watertown City School District. 

August 15, 2014
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Daily News: "Activists, Elected Officials Demand Public Hearings After Review of Waste Facility"

The Daily News reports on a press conference Sen. Krueger attended with fellow East Side and Manhattan elected officials and Pledge 2 Protect:

Advocates and elected officials called on the Department of Environmental Conservation to conduct a full review of the controversial E. 91st St. marine transfer site and hold public hearings on changes in the area's environmental conditions. Since the permit to build the transfer site was issued in 2009, there have been changes in air quality and flood elevations, the activists and politicians argued at City Hall Thursday.

August 14, 2014
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Why Didn't We Come Together, where was Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins?

What You Should KnowBy Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz32nd Senatorial District718-991-3161Why Didn't We Come Together, where was Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins?You should know that this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been quoted again and again in the media about his visit to Israel with Senator Dean Skelos, Senator Jeff Klein and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver saying: “The fact that we came at this time, the fact that we came together. They understood this was not the usual state delegation. That was not lost on them and I think they were very appreciative."

August 14, 2014
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SENATOR GREG BALL TO HOST FUNDRAISER DINNER FOR DISABLED VETERAN SEPTEMBER 4TH

Brewster, N.Y. – 08/14/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I –Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, will be hosting a fundraiser BBQ dinner for Private Dan Flanigan on September 4th at the Pawling Fire Department alongside Purple Heart Homes, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro and Dutchess County Sheriff Butch Anderson.

August 14, 2014
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From the Desk of Senator Jack M. Martins

The Small Picture  

   The checks are in the mail – literally. In about a month, families with children in New York State will be receiving a $350 tax rebate check in their mailboxes. Yes, it’s true - no kidding. (I’ll give you a moment to pick up whatever it is you just dropped.)

August 13, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio Announces Winners of the 2014 "Share The Finger Lakes" Photo Competition

In an effort to promote the natural beauty of the greater Finger Lakes region and support the tourism industry, the 2014 “Share the Finger Lakes” photo competition was held inviting constituents of the 54th Senate District to share their favorite Finger Lakes photos on my facebook page throughout the month of July. Congratulations Bill Liddle of Newark! Bill’s Sodus Point Lighthouse photograph taken during a windstorm receivedthe most “likes” on facebook.

Click the below link to view the winning photographs:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152620083688934.1073741868.5...

August 13, 2014
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Senator Nozzolio announces 2014 "Share The Finger Lakes" Photo Competition Winners!

In an effort to promote the natural beauty of the greater Finger Lakes region and support the tourism industry, the 2014 “Share the Finger Lakes” photo competition was held inviting constituents of the 54th Senate District to share their favorite Finger Lakes photos on my facebook page throughout the month of July. Congratulations Bill Liddle of Newark!

August 13, 2014
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