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    Albany, N.Y. – (4/15/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee issued the following statement following a series of explosions that have been reported near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

    “My thoughts and prayers go out to the citizens of Boston and the families of those involved in today’s explosions and I thank and salute those first responders, citizens and law enforcement who are tending to the victims as we speak. While reports remain unclear, it is important that New Yorkers and all Americans remain vigilant. The blessing of freedom bears an enormous responsibility and we must all work together as a community to watch over each other. We must always be alert and remember that our brave citizens are our very first line of defense. If you see something, say something,” said Senator Greg Ball.


    For more information, please contact Joe Bachmeier at (845) 200 9716.