Senator Farley Announces Local Winners In Environment Contest

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) met and awarded 10 Draper Middle School students on May 15th with Statewide awards for theirfor environmental awareness through the New York State Senate's 16th annual "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" competition.

The Draper Middle School students won first place in Science and Technology Division IV.

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Senator Nozzolio Announces Speed Limit Will Be Lowered In Front Of Midlakes High School

Phelps—State Senator Michael Nozzolio announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to reduce the speed limit in front of Midlakes High School, on Route 488. Senator Nozzolio requested the State DOT lower the speed limit after a car accident claimed the life of a student at the school.

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Serrano Hosts Lupus Workshop

In conjunction with the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, Senator Serrano hosted a Lupus awareness workshop in his district office. "This is a disease that disproportionately affects women of color, a population already burdened with unequal access to quality and affordable healthcare," said the Senator.

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Seward, Hendrix Call For Tracking New York's Missing Sex Offenders

State Senator James L. Seward (R-C-I-/Milford) today called on the state to implement a three-point plan to help identify the whereabouts of the more than 1,000 convicted sex offenders who are missing because they have failed to comply with state address verification requirements. Seward was joined by Herkimer County Legislature Chairman Leonard Hendrix, Sheriff Chris Farber and other Herkimer County officials and area police agencies.

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Serrano Speaks At East Harlem High School

Senator Serrano spoke with 9th and 10th Grade students from the Manhattan Center for Science and Math on Thursday afternoon."This year, we were able to change the way New York State funds education. We have finally brought the focus back to school districts that need the money most – and that includes East Harlem," said the Senator."The will to succeed is nothing without a strong educational infrastructure. It is knowledge that builds awareness, community and economic opportunity."

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Senator Fuschillo And Assemblyman Mckevitt Welcome Young Artist From Saw Mill Road School To Albany

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (17th Assembly District) recently welcomed Eric Seltzer, a fifth grade student at Saw Mill Road Elementary School in North Bellmore, to Albany, where his artwork was being displayed. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McKevitt joined Eric and his mother, Laurie, in viewing Eric’s project during its exhibit in the Legislative Office Building. Eric and his mom also got a private tour of the Senate Chambers from Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McKevitt.

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Senator Fuschillo And Local Officials Celebrate Opening Day Of North Bellmore-north Merrick Little League Season

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently joined with the players and coaches of the North Bellmore-North Merrick Little League to help celebrate the start of the 2007 season.

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Serrano Joins Bronx Mitchell-lama Task Force

Senator Serrano joined Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión along with the Mitchell-Lama Residents Coalition, tenants, neighbors and fellow elected officials to help launch the Bronx Mitchell-Lama Task Force (BXMLTF)on Thursday, May 3rd."Preserving affordability in our city should be of the highest priority," said the Senator. "Unfortunately, with the sunset of many Mitchell-Lama housing programs throughout the Bronx and the rest of our city, we are in jeopardy of becoming a town in which only the very wealthy can afford to live.

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Senator Montgomery Joins Call To Solve Foreclosure Crisis

Albany, NY (May 9, 2007): State Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Brooklyn) and her Senate Democratic colleagues unveiled this week a comprehensive plan that responds to New York's foreclosure crisis which has victimized thousands of borrowers in her Senate District and elsewhere throughout New York. The plan was announced during a press conference at the State Capitol in Albany.

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