Gov Signs Jr. Hunter Bill

State Senator James L. Seward (R/I/C-Oneonta) today praised Gov. Paterson’s approval of legislation (S. 8228) allowing young people to hunt big game.


Hispanic Ministers To Hold A Demonstration Against The Increase In Oil & Gas Prices

The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, presided by Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, together with elected officials, will hold a press conference /demonstration to protest the increased prices of gasoline.

This demonstration will take place on Thursday, July 31st 2008, from 12:00- 1:30 PM, at the Times Square Triangle, located at 7th Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan.


Senator Parker Brings Dmv Services To The Block

Why Wait On line at the DMV?

Brooklyn, NY- -  State Senator Kevin Parker partnered with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday, July 25, 2008, to offer various DMV services to his constituents.  Over ninety people pre-registered for the event and the immense turnout of pre-registered appointments and walk-ins proved that the event was much needed in the community.


Senator Bill Perkins Denounces The "salt In The Wound" Retaliatory Arrest Of Individual Who Exposed Racist Act - Nypd Car With Infant Black Doll Head On The Antennae

(Harlem, NY) – Monday, July 28 – State Senator Bill Perkins (D-Harlem) joined family, community, elected officials and Attorney Roger Wareham today calling the arrest last week of "whistleblowers" Clarence Jones and his mother, retaliatory.


Aubertine: Senate Gop Held Up Bill Because He Was A Co-sponsor Newswatch 50

The State Senate Republican majority held up passage of a bill because Senator Darrel Aubertine, a Democrat, was a co-sponsor, Aubertine charged on Friday.

Aubertine used the case as an example of why Senate rules need reform as he released four point proposal.

He also pointed to in the inequity in staff resources given to minority members of the Senate versus those given to majority members.


Klein Presents Proclamation To Nicola Marricco On His 90 Birthday

Nicola Marricco was born on July 30, 1918 in Selvacava, Italy. He immigrated to the United States of America on June 1, 1953, on the SS Andrea Doria, and became a naturalized citizen in 1962.

Nicola has been a Bronx resident for 55 years. After immigrating to the US, he settled with his family in the Belmont section of the Bronx . In 1968 he moved the family to Woodlawn where he still resides.



State Senator Cathy Young honored two local women at the State Capitol in Albany today at the annual prestigious "Women of Distinction" ceremony. Mrs. Delores Cross, Cuba and Dr. Lillian Ney, Jamestown were recognized for dedicating themselves to improving the quality of life in their respective communities.


Merrick And North Merrick School Districts Receive State Funding From Senator Fuschillo To “go Green” And Save Taxpayer Dollars

    The Merrick and North Merrick School Districts will each be receiving $250,000 in state funding from State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) for renewable “green energy” technology to help lower their energy costs and save taxpayer dollars.


Search For New York State Unclaimed Funds Here

You may be entitled to some of the over $8 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State. A simple internet search is all it takes to see if you are eligible.


Senator Parker Calls For End To Hit & Run Accidents

Department of Transportation urged to take action in traffic calming studies 

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