Thompson Initiatives Abound From Green Expos To Darwin-Martin To The Niagara Falls Train Station.
Imagine the establishment of a Green Initiative Institute in Buffalo that would offer grants to green entrepreneurs while serving as an all-purpose business incubator for up and coming green enterprises?
Fortunately, before long none of us will have to use our imaginations to conjure up such a vision, thanks to a $2 million appropriation secured by Buffalo/Niagara Falls NYS Senator Antoine Thompson.
ALBANY — On Saturday afternoon, from the peaks of the Adirondacks to the sands of Coney Island, New Yorkers will be celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics, softball games or a dip in the ocean.
But as the power struggle in the State Senate concludes its fourth week with no sign of resolution, 62 senators will be stuck in the Capitol, far from home, hearth and hot dogs, leaving lawmakers to frantically juggle schedules, appease aggrieved spouses and page through event guides, looking for ways to pass the time.
Grand Island, NY- Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District and NYSDOT Regional Director, Alan Taylor walked children from the William Kaegebin Elementary School on Grand Island to school in celebration of “International Walk A Child to School Day, and the awarding of a $57,000 grant from the Department of Transportation for Safe Routes to School on Wednesday, October 8, 2008.
Niagara Falls-Senator Antoine M. Thompson will present a check in the amount of $25,000.00 to the City of Niagara Falls for the 2nd Entrepreneur School that will provide training for participates who either have a business, or are anticipating starting one.
The first class began in January 2008 and ran through April 2008. There was a total of 25 participates of which 18 completed the 12-week course.
Buffalo, NY- Today, Antoine M. Thompson, NYS Senator, 60th District (D-60, Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will help kick off the weekend long Cinco de Mayo celebration at Salsarita’s on Delaware Avenue where he will present certificates of achievement to three outstanding employees from the Hispanic community for their work through the “Targeted Job Program.”