Senator Duane And Disabled Advocates Decry Unequal Access To New York's Flagship, 24-Hour Post Office

Gathered at the foot of steep steps leading into New York City's only post office that is open to the public 24 hours-a-day, seven-day-a-week, State Senator Thomas K. Duane (D, WFP-Manhattan), the Disabled Riders Coalition, disabled activist Norma Hart, and other advocates for the disabled demanded that the United States Postal Service (USPS) provide full weekend access to the building for people in wheelchairs and otherwise mobility-impaired individuals, just as it does for other customers.


Massapequa Student Serves As Intern In Senator Fuschillo’s District Office

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently thanked Ryan Woodward, a resident of Massapequa, for serving as a student intern in his district office this summer.

Ryan is entering his senior year at St. Dominic’s High School and aspires to have a career in medicine as a doctor.

"Ryan worked very hard and proved to be a valuable asset to our office," said Senator Fuschillo. "He has a bright future ahead of him, and we wish him good luck in his upcoming senior year."


Senator Nozzolio Announces $25,000 To Protect Sodus Bay Watershed

Sodus Bay— Citing the importance of preserving the water quality in the Sodus Bay Watershed and ensuring clean, safe water for residents, State Senator Michael Nozzolio today announced that he has secured an $25,000 State grant to help protect and preserve water quality in the Sodus Bay Watershed. “Sodus Bay is an environmental jewel,” said Senator Nozzolio. “It is one of the most treasured and beautiful natural resources in the Finger Lakes region, and a popular tourist attraction for visitors.


Senator Fuschillo Honors Local Hero Who Aided Survivors At World Trade Center On 9/11

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visted the home of Wantagh resident Steven Innerfield to honor him for his heoric efforts to aid survivors of the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11. Mr. Innerfield was working at the World Trade Center on the morning of 9/11 when the first plane hit the Twin Towers. Mr. Innerfield heard over the radio that medical personnel were needed to assist in the rescue efforts. A former Lieutenant in the Long Beach Fire Department, Mr.


Senator Flanagan Helps Bring Better Facilities To Northport Va Golfers

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently joined the golfers and veterans at the Northport VA Medical Center in Northport to unveil a number of improvements for the benefit of those who use the golf course.


Disaster Assistance Service Center In Brooklyn To Open Wednesday To Aid Tornado Victims

The Office of Emergency Management has identified a location for a Disaster Assistance Service Center in Bayridge Brooklyn to help the residents affected by the tornado. FEMA Safety and Security inspections have been completed and the site is now approved. Location: Notre Dame Hall Our Lady of Perpetual Help RC Basilica, 552-59th Street(at 6th avenue in Bayridge), Brooklyn, NY. The first day of operation will be Wednesday, September 12, 2007, 1PM to 7PM. Daily operations: Monday thru Saturday 11 AM to 7 PM.


Pelham Seniors Prepare To Party At Senator Klein's Senior Appreciation Days!

PELHAM, NY-A bevy of happy seniors stepped up briskly as Senator Klein announced the winners of his Senior Appreciation Days Raffle. The appearance at the Pelham Senior Center was just one in a series of visits that Senator Kleinis conductingthroughout the district, drawing hundreds of names from a list of overtwo thousand hopeful entrants fora chance to enjoy an all expenses paid afternoon at the Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre, along with a three course hot lunch, and a very special senior resource fair.


Governor Signs Fuschillo Law Expanding And Strengthening Ignition Interlock Program For Drunk Drivers Statewide

Legislation sponsored by State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. that expands New York State’s ignition interlock program for drunk drivers from a pilot program in a few counties to a statewide program has been signed into law by Governor Eliot Spitzer. Senator Charles J.


Babylon’s Corinne Disomma Named 2007 Woman Of Distinction

State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon), Chairman of the Finance Committee, presented Corinne DiSomma of Babylon --Town of Babylon receiver of Taxes -- with the 2007 New York State Woman of Distinction award at a special ceremony held at the State Legislative Office Building this week. Corinne, a lifelong resident of Babylon, was one of more than 40 women from all across the state who were honored with the prestigious award that recognizes women whose work has enriched the quality of life in their communities.

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