Gov Okays Seward Farm Safety Measure

The governor has signed legislation filed by Sen. James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) that would require all farm machinery to display the standard, reflective slow moving vehicle emblem to improve visibility when operating on public highways.

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New Montgomery/Robinson Law Allows New Yorkers Living and Dead to be Recognized as Adoptive Parents

Albany, NY (July 21, 2008): Under legislation recently signed into law by Governor David Paterson, adopted children will be able to claim two parents of record, even if one parent dies before the adoption is final.

 

The bill (S.3158/A.1942; Chapter 160) is sponsored by Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and Assemblywoman Annette Robinson (D-Brooklyn).

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Lanza Partners With Richmond Engine Company #1 To Give Out Free Smoke Detectors

If you would like to request a free smoke detector, or if you are interested in volunteering please contact the Richmond Engine Company:

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Senator Skelos Secures $25,000 For West Hempstead Community Support Association

State Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (9th Senate District) recently announced that he secured $25,000 in state funding for the West Hempstead Community Support Association’s Hempstead Avenue Revitalization Project (HARP).

This funding will help pay for improvements to the infrastructure and aesthetics along Hempstead Avenue including traffic flow, roadway drainage, handicap accessibility, refurbishments of Halls Pond and the town parking lot, as well as the planting of over 100 trees.

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A Night Of Dominican Embrace In The Bronx

The 3rd annual Night of Dominican Embrace in the County of the Bronx will take place this Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008, at 7:00 p.m., in the elegant hall of Maestros Caterers, located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, off Morris Park Avenue, in The Bronx.

This event, sponsored by Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Assemblyman Ruben Diaz Jr., and Christian Community Benevolent Assoc., is a prelude to the Great Bronx Dominican Day Parade and in recognition of the tremendous contributions of Dominicans in our communities.

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Senator Young Attends The Grand Opening At The Almond Library

HORNELL EVENING TRIBUNE

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Call to Action

To:                   Criminal Justice Advocates

From:               Senator Velmanette Montgomery

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Senator Dilan Encourages New Yorkers To Give Blood This Summer

Blood donation often diminishes during hectic summer months           

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Seward Announces Pathfinder Capital Grant

At Pathfinder Village in Edmeston, State Senator James L. Seward (R/I/C-Oneonta) announced $100,000 in capital funding for renovations and improvements to two of the nine residences on the Edmeston campus. Seward was joined by Pathfinder Village CEO Edward A. Shafer, directors and staff.

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