Preheater breaks ground for $15 million project

Photo & story courtesy John Anderson and theWellsville Daily Reporter



Senator Larkin Announces The National Purple Heart Hall Of Honor Is Now Open To The Public

This past weekend, Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) was joined by Governor George E. Pataki and Purple Heart recipients from across the country, to celebrate the official opening of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor.

Servicemen and women representing multi-generations and branches of service, along with their families and veteran organizations took part in the celebration. The day’s events included a building dedication and formal military ceremony to mark the occasion and Veteran’s Day observance.


Preheater Breaks Ground For $15 Million Project

The project comes with help from the state, including a $1.5 million capital investment grant and benefits from the Empire Zone and Empire State Development. State leaders at the groundbreaking said the project could hit $18 million and add more jobs than expected.“This is a great day for Wellsville and a great day for the entire region,” said State Sen. Catharine Young. “An $18 million expansion is the largest we've had in this area in decades.“The employees of Alstom Air Preheater are a great example of the type of workforce we have here in Allegany County.


Three-term Senator Marty Golden Highlights Taxes Cut And New Laws

Brooklyn- Entering his third-term in the state Senate, Senator Marty Golden (R,C-Brooklyn) released a list of important new state laws effective for 2007 and said that he will hold Governor-elect Spitzer to his pledge of not raising taxes. “As I look towards the New Year, Governor-elect Spitzer, the Senate and Assembly must act with fiscal restraint in order to cut taxes that return money back to families and small businesses in Brooklyn and across New York State,” said Senator Golden.


Senator Flanagan Visits With Northport Cub Scouts

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) recently visited Cub Scout Den 2 of Bellerose Elementary School Pack 52 to talk to them about the New York State Legislature. The meeting was arranged by Den Leaders Polly Sullivan and Beth Darrell as part of the children's efforts to attain the Citizen Activity Badge.During the meeting with the seventeen scouts, Senator Flanagan discussed his role in the state government and his responsibilities as their representative.


Senator Oppenheimer: Your Frequent Flier Miles Can Help Men And Women In Uniform

Do you have more frequent flier miles than you know what to do with? State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) is encouraging you to donate those unused miles to help our armed service personnel and their families this holiday season.


$250,000 For Orange Regional Medical Center

Senator Bill Larkin recently presented $250,000 in state aid to Orange Regional Medical Center for new medical equipment and clinical software upgrades that will better serve patients and their families.

Senator Larkin was joined by Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt in a visit to Orange Regional Medical Center's Arden Hill Campus in Goshen for the presentation of the funds that will support the general surgery, orthopedics and cardiology departments at Orange Regional.

"I am pleased that we were successful in securing this important funding for Orange Regional Medical Center," said


Area Arts Groups Get State Grants

State Senator James L. Seward today announced state grants for several area arts and cultural organizations. Seward said the grants broaden opportunities for the public to participate in local arts events and support local tourism attractions. "Local arts and cultural groups enrich the quality of life in our communities," Seward said, "and they are a special boon to our rural areas.


Larkin Secures Funding For Orange & Ulster Seniors

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) has secured state funding for several local organizations serving senior citizens in Orange and Ulster Counties.

"I am happy to announce these awards," said Senator Larkin. "These groups perform so many important services for our older citizens. It is a pleasure to have been able to advocate on their behalf."

Senator Larkin has obtained grants for the following groups:

The Johnes Home, a senior residence facility located in Newburgh, has been awarded $40,000 to upgrade the entire electrical system inside the home.


Senator Larkin Announces Grants For Several Local Charitable Organizations

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced that he has worked to secure funding for several area charitable organizations.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce this funding on behalf of these worthy organizations," said Senator Larkin. "They are made up mostly of volunteers; people who give their time, talents and energy to look after their less fortunate neighbors.

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