Senator Fuschillo Congratulates Cure' Of Ars Baseball Team On Cyo Championship "three-peat"

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today congratulated the members of the Cure' of Ars Knights sixth and seventh grade baseball team on winning their third consecutive Nassau County CYO championship.Senator Fuschillo presented each of the players and coaches with a copy of a resolution passed by the New York State Senate honoring their accomplishment.Led by head coach Al Belbol, Jr. and assistant coach Rich Bianco, the Knights finished the regular season with a 9-3 record. Once in the playoffs, they shut out St.


August 2007 Community Bulletin

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Senator Flanagan And Supervisor Foley Unveil New Accessible Bathrooms At Bald Hill

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with Town of Brookhaven Supervisor Brian X. Foley to announce the opening of new wheelchair accessible rest rooms at the town’s wheelchair softball field. Senator Flanagan, who originally secured $150,000 in state funding for the construction of the accessible ball fields, was able to secure an additional $80,000 to offset the cost of the facilities.The Ball Field at Bald Hill is an accessible facility and the first on Long Island specifically designed for wheelchair use.


Larkin Announces $20,000 For Braeside Camp

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced he has secured a $20,000 state grant for Braeside Children’s Camp.

Funding will be used for necessary repairs, renovations and equipment purchases at the camp.


"Summer Reading, Public Libraries"

I recently came across some statistics from the American Library Association. So I’ll take the opportunity to share a few of them as our young people begin winding up their summer vacations and thoughts turn, slowly but surely, toward a new school year:

-- Sixty-three percent of adults in America have a public library card;

-- Americans spend $30.49 a year for the public library -- about the average cost of one hardcover book. We check out an average of more than seven books annually;


Golden Tours Tornado Ravaged Streets With F.e.m.a.

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today walked the streets of Bay Ridge and Sunset Park with officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Office of Emergency Management, and the State Office of Emergency Management, as part of the assessment of the community’s request for federal aid funds.Senator Golden stated, "The Federal and State Emergency Management Agencies witnessed first hand the damaged caused by the F-2 tornado last Wednesday here in Brooklyn.


Golden: Red Tagged Homes Need To File For Buildings Permit To Begin Rebuilding

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), after meeting with homeowners on Bay Ridge blocks hit hardest by the tornado earlier this week, is advising them that as ordered by the City of New York, new building permits must be filed beginning Monday before any renovation work can begin at the homes currently red tagged, those hardest hit and structurally unsound.


Senator Nozzolio Announces $400,000 For Local Downtown Revitalization Programs

Albany— Citing the importance of downtown revitalization efforts, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio has announced the Geneva and Williamson Business Improvement Districts will both receive a $200,000.00 grant through the New York Main Street Program. The funding will be used for façade renovation, interior building renovations, and streetscape improvements in their downtown areas.


Corrections Officer Exam Scheduled For October 27, 2007

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced that a Civil Service exam for the position of Correction Officer Trainee will be given statewide on October 27, 2007. The application deadline for this exam is September 10, 2007.

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