Seward Holds 'town Hall' Meeting

Residents of Unadilla are invited to attend a town hall style meeting sponsored by State Senator James L. Seward on Monday, September 18, 2006, at the Unatego Jr. - Sr. High School on State Route 7, beginning at 7 p.m. .

Seward will open the meeting with brief remarks, followed by questions and answers. Seward said one topic he wants to focus on will be the June flood and the adequacy of state support for residents and municipalities.

All residents of Unadilla and Otego are invited.

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Senator Nozzolio Announces Law Requiring Background Checks For Students Attending Flight School

Albany – On the fifth anniversary of the tragic September 11th attacks, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced legislation he sponsored requiring that flight training schools administer background checks to applicants has been signed into New York State law.

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Senator Nozzolio Remembers The Victims Of September 11th

September 11th is a day no one will ever forget. Like many tragic events of the past – Pearl Harbor, the assassination of John F.

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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $40,000 For Marilla Primary School Playground

Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured $40,000 to assist in the construction of a new playground at the Marilla Primary School located on Bullis Road in Marilla. Senator Volker secured these state funds as part of the adopted 2006-2007 State Budget.

"Parents, teachers, administrators and the children who are part of the Marilla Primary School have shown outstanding commitment and dedication to raise funds for a new playground for their school and community," said Senator Volker. "Playgrounds play a instrumental role in our children's futures.

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Senator Dale M. Volker Secures $40,000 For Marilla Primary School Playground

Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today announced that he has secured $40,000 to assist in the construction of a new playground at the Marilla Primary School located on Bullis Road in Marilla. Senator Volker secured these state funds as part of the adopted 2006-2007 State Budget.

"Parents, teachers, administrators and the children who are part of the Marilla Primary School have shown outstanding commitment and dedication to raise funds for a new playground for their school and community," said Senator Volker. "Playgrounds play a instrumental role in our children's futures.

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Senator Fuschillo Secures $300,000 In State Funding For Merrick Road Revitalization Project

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), Assemblyman David McDonough (19th Assembly District), and Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg (19th Legislative District) have announced a new downtown revitalization project along Merrick Road between Babylon Turnpike and Central Parkway.Senator Fuschillo secured $300,000 in state grant funding to finance the project."Homeowners and local businesses will definitely benefit from this project," said Senator Fuschillo, a member of the Senate’s Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business Committee.

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Senator Fuschillo Joined By State And County Officials In Securing Funds For Downtown Revitalization Project Along Merrick Avenue

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District), Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt (17th Assembly District), and Nassau County Legislator David Denenberg (19th Legislative District) today announced a new downtown revitalization project along Merrick Avenue between Camp Avenue and Horatio Street.The project will be financed through $800,000 in state funds, secured by Senator Fuschillo, and $50,000 in County monies."The benefits of this project are twofold," said Senator Fuschillo, a member of the Senate’s Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business Committee.

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Robach Recognizes Digital Afternoons Students And Employers

Senator Joseph Robach held a ceremony this afternoon with County Executive Maggie Brooks to recognize the 26 students and 20 employers who participated in the second annual RochesterWorks! Digital Afternoons Program. Digital Afternoons is an innovative job-readiness program that trains high school students in technology and business and provides them with paid summer internships at local companies. Brooks launched the program in 2005. Senator Robach secured a $45,000 State grant for the program this year. Brooks and Robach were also joined by representatives of RochesterWorks!

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Seward Urges Show Of Support For 9-11

Senator James L. Seward today urged area residents to fly their flags as a show of national unity on September 11 and in remembrance of those who died on September 11, 2001."Five years ago, the cowardly 9/11 attacks on America changed our lives forever. That horrific day, which claimed nearly 3,000 lives in New York City, Washington, and Pennsylvania, brought this country together like no other time before. "In those early days following 9/11, our neighborhoods were bathed in American flags as citizens mourned these tragic attacks.

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