Skelos, Murray And Darcy Announce $680,000 In Funding To Beautify The Woodmere Central Business District

New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Town Councilman Jim Darcy today announced $680,000 in funding to beautify Woodmere’s central business district.

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Senator Flanagan Announces Enhanced Security At Nissequogue River State Park

Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) today joined with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to remind residents that the buildings on the Nissequogue River State Park are off limits to all members of the general public.To reinforce that message and increase the safety of the area during Halloween, the parks department has issued restrictions on travel within the boundaries of the park and specifically on Kings Park Boulevard:Beginning 4:00 PM on October 31, 2007 increased patrols of the New York State Park Police and New York State

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Ilion Woman Named To State Panel

June C. McCarrell of Third Street, Ilion, has been confirmed by the state senate for an extended term on the Board of Visitors of the Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office, Senator James L. Seward announced today. Seward is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which must consider nominations before they are acted upon by the full senate. McCarrell has been a parent advocate for developmentally disabled individuals and is past president of Herkimer County ARC.

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Cortland Woman Appointed To State Panel

Andrea Haenlin-Mott of Cortland has been confirmed by the New York State Senate to serve on the Advisory Council to the Commission on the Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which must consider nominations before they are acted upon by the full senate. Haenlin-Mott, of Evergreen Street, Cortland, is ADA coordinator for Cornell University's facilities services.

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Schenectady Ge Will Add 500 Jobs

Schoharie Man Appointed To State Panel

Jeffry Luria of Central Bridge has been confirmed by the New York State Senate to serve on the Advisory Council to the Commission on the Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, Senator James L. Seward said today. Seward is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which must consider nominations before they are acted upon by the full senate. Luria, of Grovenors Corners Road, Central Bridge, is a forensic psychologist with the Schoharie County Department of Mental Health.

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Golden Asks: "when Will Senator Hillary Clinton Take A Position On Drivers Licenses For Illegal Aliens?"

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today issued the following statement in response to U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton’s lack of position on the issue of drivers licenses for illegal aliens:"The people of this State, and our nation, deserve better from U.S.

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Senator Young Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Passes Senate

A bill that would would provide victims of domestic violence greater protection by allowing them to testify in court via closed-circuit television, sponsored by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean), has passed the State Senate."Violent abusers can terrify and intimidate their victims during court proceedings," said Senator Young. "To break the cycle of abuse, victims should be in a non-threatening environment when giving testimony. They shouldn’t be stared down by someone who has physically and emotionally tortured them.

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Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith And Asian-American Business Development Center Unveil N.Y. In China Center

To stay competitive in today's global economy and reap the benefits of China's soaring commercial growth, New York State must do more than just dip its toe in the water, according to Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith.

"It's time to take the plunge," the Queens lawmaker said today as he joined John Wang, President of the Asian-American Business Development Center (AABDC), and elected officials in announcing AABDC's plan to open a New York In China Center for the purpose of promoting New York products. The Center will be based in Beijing.

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