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Senator Young Meets with Business Owners at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator

Senator Young recently stopped by the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator to meet with business owners whose ideas have started to come to fruition thanks to the assistance provided by the Incubator. The business owners talked about what their businesses need to grow and how they have benefitted from the Incubator.

When the Incubator was in its developmental stages and before a shovel had ever been put in the ground, Senator Young worked with SUNY Fredonia officials to have the facility located downtown instead of on campus. This served several purposes, including helping in the revitalization of Dunkirk’s downtown and fostering a new bridge between the campus and the city.

Senator Young Partners With The Higher Education Services Corporation To Remind Area High School Seniors, College Students To Complete The FAFSA

Campaign for Financial Aid Awareness Runs Through February


OLEAN – New York State Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean) is joining with the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) to remind area high school seniors and college students about the importance of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) through the “Start Here, Get There” campaign for financial aid awareness.


The campaign is meant to assist students, parents and guardians with the completion of the FAFSA, in order to receive the maximum benefits available through both the federal and state financial aid programs.



Volunteer First Responders Get Support from Senator Young

Legislation expresses appreciation for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians


ALBANY – In communities across Western New York and beyond, volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians serve on the front lines of public safety, answering the sound of the alarm, in response to fire, medical emergency or natural disaster.


In recognition of this selfless sacrifice to our communities, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) and her colleagues recently passed several measures to provide additional tax and education benefits to those who serve.