Sex Offender Registry: Learn if a sex offender is living in your neighborhood!

SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY: Learn if a sex offender is living in your neighborhood!

New Yorkers now have the ability to find out if any high or moderate risk sex offenders live in their neighborhood by simply doing a search on the Registry’s website.

There are currently over 31,000 convicted sex offenders listed on the State’s Sex Offender Registry. Parents, teachers, grandparents and caregivers should have the ability to know if a sex offender is living near their children so they can take the necessary precautions to protect them.


Senator Montgomery and Local, State and Federal Environmental Experts Discussion About the Future of the Gowanus Canal

Senator Montgomery and local, state and federal environmental experts recently engaged in a discussion about the future of the Gowanus Canal at a community forum the Senator organized forcitizens who are concerned about Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) and other water quality issues.


Boosting Our Math And Science Competitiveness

One recurring theme heard in discussions about both education and economic development is the state's inability to produce and retain scientists and mathematicians -- critical fields in the state's drive to take advantage of growth in cutting edge high tech fields. Without a substantial number of students entering science and math based careers, New York can't attract and retain employers in the new lines of chip fab or semiconductor production.


Southeast Queens Changes In 2007

Queens Tribune OnlineMatt Hampton, Assistant Editor


Toy Drive Spreads Joy


State Senator Shirley Huntley was joined by an enthusiastic group of children and parents from southeast Queens for the celebration of the 3rd Annul Winter White Toy Drive. Huntley co-hosted the event together with Christina Winslow, founder of A Cause, A Concern, A Solution Network Inc.


Senator Hassell-Thompson Announces Plan To Revitalize Upstate Economy

The Bronx/Westchester lawmaker noted that the Senate Democratic plan would replace more than a decade of unproductive investments by the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), many of which failed to meet specified job creation goals. What’s more ESDC failed to adequately monitor these investments resulting in wasted money throughout the State.

RIGHT-NY recommends the following steps:


Saland Calls Upon The Governor To Rescind New Drivers License Policy

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) today joined Assembly members Marc Molinaro (R,I,C-Tivoli) and Peter Lopez (R,I,C-Schoharie) and Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner in denouncing the Governor’s change in policy to allow illegal immigrants to obtain NYS drivers licenses, despite Vehicle and Traffic Law, Section 502(1) which requires a Social Security Number in order to obtain a license.


Sen. Farley Warns Consumers To Completely Check Out Gift Cards Before Purchasing

With holiday shopping underway, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) reminds consumers about their rights under New York State’s Gift Card Law."Gift cards are a very popular purchase that individuals make for loved ones and friends, but consumers need to know their rights in order to protect their gift card from being diminished by hidden fees," said Senator Farley. "The law requires companies to disclose any terms or conditions that apply to the gift card, ensuring that consumers know the facts before they make their purchase."


Saland Reminds Columbia County Homeowners To Look For Their Star Rebates Checks

Senator Steve Saland (R,I,C Poughkeepsie) offers this reminder to homeowners in Columbia County:Starting September 10th, applications for the 2007 New York State Property Tax Rebate will be mailed to eligible homeowners. Included in the packet you will receive from the Department of Taxation and Finance is important information you will need to complete your application, including a unique "STAR code" that identifies your specific property, as well as instructions for filing your application on-line or through the mail. The deadline for applying is November 30, 2007.

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