Senator Farley Reflects on New York's Role in the Birth of This Nation

As Americans celebrate Independence Day, State Senator Hugh T. Farley reflects on the birth of this nation and New York State's role in the development of our nation.

Independence Day is the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

"As one of the original 13 states, New York played a key role in helping construct the freedoms and rights we all appreciate as Americans," Senator Farley said.

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Senator Flanagan's Summer Reading Program

With the end of the school year upon us, I would like to invite all families in our area to take part in my Summer Reading Program to help their children continue to build their reading skills during the summer months.  This program is designed to reinforce the lessons learned during the school year and to help keep minds sharp during the time away from school.

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Senator Serrano Marches in the Annual NYC Pride Parade

(New York, NY)- Senator Serrano participated in the annual New York City Pride Parade. The annual parade takes place along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and is part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. LGBT Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, which was a tipping point in the LGBT rights movement. 

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Senator Serrano Celebrates the Opening of NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's South Bronx District Office

(Bronx, NY)- Senator Serrano participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's brand new South Bronx district office. Her new office is located on 214 St. Ann's Avenue (between 137th and 138th street).

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Senator Serrano Celebrates His New District Office with an Open House Reception

(East Harlem, NY)- Senator Serrano hosted a great turnout of friends, family, neighbors, constituents and fellow elected officials in his brand new district office space for an open house celebration. An enthusiastic crowd packed the new district office on 1916 Park Avenue for an evening of conversation, art and light refreshments. 

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Senator Flanagan’s Legislation To Protect Students With Medical Conditions Passes Senate

Legislation sponsored by Senator John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) which will provide relief to students who struggle with respiratory diseases or diabetes has passed the New York State Senate.  The legislation (S7758) allows students who utilize an inhaler or other prescribed equipment or medication to carry and use these devices in school and at school functions. 

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