Fix City's Flawed School System Once And For All

"Here we go again!" is the usual reaction of many parents and community leaders to Mayor Bloomberg's plan to restructure the city's flawed public school system yet one more time.

On Feb. 8, state Sen. Rubén Díaz (D-Bronx) - not one to mince words - wrote the mayor an open letter expressing his concerns. He had this to say to the Daily News:

"I supported him and his education plans," Diaz said, remembering that he had gone against his party and backed the election of Bloomberg, a Republican, in 2001.


Nozzolio Secures $20,000 In Funding For Operation: Safe Child In Seneca County

Seneca Falls – Continuing his aggressive efforts to support local law enforcement agencies in combating crime, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio, Chairman of the Senate Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee, today announced that he has secured $20,000 in state funding for the start up of Operation: SAFE CHILD in Seneca County."Nothing is more important than the safety and security of our children,” said Senator Nozzolio.


Milk Monitoring

By MANLEY J. ANDERSON - Jamestown Post Journal

Statewide milk price hearings on critical issues facing the dairy industry concluded late Friday morning at Jamestown Community College with presentations by concerned speakers. The hearings were designated as a State Standing Committee on Agriculture public hearing and sponsored by state Sen. Catharine Young, (R) Olean, and chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture. The opening speaker was Dr.


Senator Fuschillo Teaches Roosevelt Students Why To Say "No" To Tobacco

Sixth grade students from Centennial and Washington Rose Elementary Schools in Roosevelt recently learned about the dangers of tobacco when Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) presented his "no smoking program"."Each year, tens of thousands of children under the age of 18 become new smokers," said Senator Fuschillo.


Town Of Hempstead To Use Skelos Law To Create Jobs In Oceanside

January 3, 2006, Nassau County’s New York State Senate Delegation secured an Empire Zone designation for certain areas within Nassau County.


Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Community Health Awareness Initiative

February- DiabetesMarch- HIV/AIDS April- CholesterolMay- Asthma

FREE Screenings will take place at the following locations: • Crown Heights Family Health Center: 535 Empire Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11225 • Charles Drew Family Health Center: 342 Kingsboro 3rd Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11233 • Pierre Toussaint Family Health Center: 110 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213• St. Francis of Assisi Family Health Center: 333 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233

• Sr.


Senator Flanagan Visits Lake Grove School

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited the Eugene Auer Memorial Elementary School to discuss the legislative process with Ms. Michele Miller's fifth grade class. The meeting was arranged after the students contacted Senator Flanagan about several pieces of legislation they were researching as part of their class so they could discuss these bills in person.During the visit, the children offered their views on the legislation and provided Senator Flanagan with their feelings on a variety of local issues.


Long Island Senate Delegation: Governor Spitzer's Budget Bad For Nassau And Suffolk Property Taxpayers

Long Island’s State Senate Delegation today held a press conference with a Mineola family to discuss the negative impact of Governor Spitzer’s Executive Budget on local property taxpayers. The Governor’s proposed budget shortchanges Long Island schools by $68 million and raises property taxes for hundreds of thousands of Nassau and Suffolk County homeowners.Last year, Long Island homeowners saved over $700 million through the School Property Tax Relief ("STAR") program and received $210 million in school tax rebate checks from the state.

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