Free Middle Class Star Property Tax Rebate Workshops

(35th District, NY) – Questions about the new 2007 Middle Class STAR Rebate? Get the answers you need at the STAR Rebate workshops sponsored by State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers). The workshops are free and open to the public. A workshop was held in Greenburgh on August 13, and now other locations have been added in Mount Pleasant and Yonkers.

Senator Stewart-Cousins’ free STAR Rebate workshops will be held at the following locations:

August 21st Mt. Pleasant Library

350 Bedford Road, Pleasantville

August 23rd Grinton I. Will Library


Supporting Volunteer Fire Companies

There are more than a dozen volunteer firefighting departments in Niagara County, and each fills a unique role in the community they serve.


Fitness Booth At Cincinnatus Library

The Kellogg Free Library in Cincinnatus is hosting a special fitness kiosk courtesy of Senator James L. Seward.The presentation at the libary urges young people to take the New York State Senate's Youth Fitness Challenge. "The senate's youth fitness campaign is designed to encourage young children to get and stay fit by rewarding them for doing what they enjoy , like sports or swimming," Seward said.


Statement From Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith On Funding For New York City Transportation Improvements

Today, New York City officials announced the approval of more than $350 million in Federal funding for transportation improvements. This is great news as we proceed with long-range plans to address traffic congestion and enhance public transportation throughout the City and the Metropolitan region.


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.


"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.


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.

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