Senator Larkin Secures Grants For Esopus & Modena Fire Depts

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) has secured funding in the form of two state grants to assist the Esopus and Modena Fire Departments.

The Esopus Fire District has been awarded $25,000 to purchase a four-wheel drive vehicle for first responders to access wooded trails and river areas for rescue.

The Modena Fire District has received $7,500 to purchase a thermal imaging camera that can detect extreme heat through solid objects.

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Senator Robach Announces Grant For Jones Square Neighborhood

State Senator Joe Robach along with Interfaith Action leader John Smith recently announced a $400,000 housing grant for the Historic Jones Square Neighborhood. NCS Community Development Corporation and Providence Housing Development Corporation will rehab four properties that have a combined six residential units. The announcement took place on the lawn of 64 Lozier Street, the first property rehabbed under the grant. NCS, which is doing the rehab, has already secured a buyer for the house.

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Honoring Gold Star Mothers On Sept 28th

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) is asking residents to recognize Gold Star Mothers this Sunday as a way to honor those who have lost a son or daughter while serving the United States Armed Forces. Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed in the United States on the last Sunday in September each year. This year, this day falls on Sunday, September 28.

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LIZ KRUEGER CALLS FOR MANDATED DISCLOSURE OF BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LOBBYISTS AND LEGISLATORS THROUGH PASSAGE OF BILL SHE INTRODUCED NEARLY TWO YEARS AGO

New York— In the wake of recent and continued Albany ethics scandals, State Senator Liz Krueger urged her colleagues to pass her bill S.1679, introduced nearly two years ago, which would require lobbyists to report campaign contributions, professional relationships with public officials, and employment relationships with relatives of public officials. 

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Senator Krueger Joins Rally Against Toxic Mold Announces Bill to Help Remediate Toxic Mold Epidemic in New York

New York— State Senator Liz Krueger joined advocates and New York residents suffering from mold related illnesses today at a rally in front of City Hall.  The rally was meant to highlight the seriousness of mold problems in New York and to propose ways for the New York State Toxic Mold Task Force to strengthen State mold regulations.  The Task Force was created in 2005 to address the health impacts of mold. 

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Senator Golden Encourages Drivers To Lower Their Insurance Costs

SENATOR GOLDEN SAYS "LOWER YOUR AUTO INSURANCE COSTS BY COMPLETING THE POINT INSURANCE REDUCTION PROGRAM"

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The Metrocard Bus Is Back At Senator Golden's Office

SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN ARRANGES FOR METROCARD BUS TO VISIT COMMUNITY OFFICE

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is today announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority has scheduled a visit of the Metro Card Bus to his Bay Ridge District Office, 7408-5th Avenue, on Monday, October 6, 2008 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

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Senator Parker: Ovarian Cancer, No Longer A Silent Killer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Hoping to bring better awareness to new breakthroughs associated with detecting ovarian cancer, State Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) today noted that New Yorkers need to learn more about the symptoms of early disease. He said ovarian cancer used to be called the 'silent killer' because it rarely revealed symptoms in its earliest, most treatable stages. But ovarian cancer is silent no more.

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KRUEGER SLAMS PIGEON SHOOTS

State Sen. Liz Krueger sent a letter to the Pennsylvania State Legislature to push a ban on live pigeon shoots, which she says causes poachers to target New York City. There is a bill sitting in the Pennsylvania legislature that would ban live-animal shoots.

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Senator Breslin: Ovarian Cancer, No Longer A Silent Killer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness MonthSeptember 17, 2008 - Hoping to bring better awareness to new breakthroughs associated with detecting ovarian cancer, State Senator Neil Breslin  (D-Albany) today noted that New Yorkers need to learn more about the symptoms of early disease. He said ovarian cancer used to be called the ‘silent killer’ because it rarely revealed symptoms in its earliest, most treatable stages. But ovarian cancer is silent no more.    

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