Issues: Miscellaneous

Senator Smith takes time out to encourage youth to pursue their dreams.

Youth enrichment and education is a very important to Senator Smith, who is a father and family man, so he tries to encourage children to dream big and work towards their goals. He is motto is “Wish it. Dream it. Do it.”

 

 

July 11, 2014
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RIP Ruby Dee – 1922-2014

Senator Smith said: "We have lost a true stage and screen legend - Ruby Dee. She was a perfect combination of grace and grit and made huge strides in the entertainment industry at a time when African-American women were given little space in movies and on stage. Ruby was one of the greatest thespians of our time and she leaves behind a stellar body of work that will surely serve to inspire future generations."

July 11, 2014
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Remembering Dora Young - Street Renaming

Dora Young was  the 29th Assembly District Leader and Executive Co-Leader of the Guy R. Brewer Democratic Club, who as the City Clerk of Queens married over 300,000 couples civil ceremonies at Borough Hall. She was honored with a street renaming - 197th Street at the corner of Linden Blvd. has been renamed Dora H. Young Way. Senator Smith is seen here with Brenda Carr, Dora Young's niece. (second from left), Millie Rivas, Fred Simmons and some young constituents

July 11, 2014
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Senator Smith in the community speaking to constituents.

Senator Smith loves speaking directly to constituents in the community and listening to their problems and concerns, so that he can use that information to be a more effective leader.

July 11, 2014
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July 22, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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July 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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August 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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August 15, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Senator Andrew Lanza Offers Summer Safety Tips

Helpful Summer Safety Tips

From family barbecues, to hiking and boating, to sitting on a sandy beach with a good book, summer is always a fantastic time to enjoy all that the Empire State has to offer.  

But the summer months can also bring some potential dangers, especially as temperatures begin to rise.   To help you stay safe during periods of excessive heat, the State Department of Health and the State Office of Emergency Management are offering the following safety tips:

July 10, 2014
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August 8, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Kathy Hochul Comes to the Bronx and it is a Deep, Dark Secret

What You Should Know

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

32nd Senatorial District

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Kathy Hochul Comes to the Bronx and it is a Deep, Dark Secret

You should know that earlier this week, Kathy Hochul, who was chosen by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as his candidate for Lieutenant Governor, responded to a request by Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. to come to the Bronx to meet with Hispanic elected officials. The urgency that was conveyed to me and to New York's Hispanic elected officials by Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. convinced me that this meeting was not to be missed.

July 10, 2014
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July 25, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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July 18, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 18, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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August 14, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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July 31, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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Senator Golden to Host NYC Parks Playmobile

The Play Mobiles offer organized sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer, as well as more traditional activities such as relay races, tug-o-war, and jump roping. The Play Mobiles also offer arts & crafts, nature projects, tabletop board games, face painting, balloon art and face painting.

August 19, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Golden to Host the NYC Parks Playmobile

The Play Mobiles offer organized sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer, as well as more traditional activities such as relay races, tug-o-war, and jump roping. The Play Mobiles also offer arts & crafts, nature projects, tabletop board games, face painting, balloon art and face painting.

July 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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July 12, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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