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Public Forum on Saving the Dairy Forum 10-19-09 (PART 4 of 4)

Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol on October 19th to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 23, 2009
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State, federal Senates looking at dairy farmer aid, new markets

By Bob Clark
The Evening Tribune
Wed Oct 21, 2009, 05:01 PM EDT
Hornell, N.Y. -

State and federal senators are working this week to help local dairy farmers.

October 21, 2009
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DAIRY FARMERS PLEA FOR SUPPORT FROM LEGISLATIVE LEADERS

ALBANY – Dairy farmers and industry leaders from across the state gave testimony at the State Capitol today to offer solutions regarding the ongoing milk crisis which has been described as a “Depression” for farmers.

October 19, 2009
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County, IDA dig for Crossroads addition

By Brian Quinn
Daily Reporter
Wed Oct 14, 2009, 11:33 AM EDT
BELMONT -

Shovels went into the ground Tuesday afternoon in a project county officials say they are eager to see move forward.

Legislators, Industrial Development Agency (IDA) representatives, department heads, project officials and bank representatives gathered in the rain to watch the ceremonial groundbreaking. Now that that’s been done, things are expected to progress fairly quickly.

October 16, 2009
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SEN. YOUNG TO HOST DAIRY ROUNDTABLE IN ALBANY ON OCT. 19th

ALBANY -    Trying to spur Albany into action, Senator Catharine Young, (R,I,C-Olean) is hosting a public forum on extremely low milk prices to draw attention to farmers’ plights and gain support for a solution.

October 14, 2009
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Jamestown Post Journal 10.13.09

By NICHOLAS L. DEAN OBSERVER Mayville Bureau JAMESTOWN — State Senator Cathy Young, R-Olean, praised private business and criticized New York’s government Monday during the Rotary Club of Jamestown’s lunch meeting.

 

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October 13, 2009
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SPORTSMEN TARGETED WITH HIGHER FEES

            

September 30, 2009
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FEMA expands flood help

FEMA expands flood help

September 8, 2009
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DAIRY FARMS STILL IN CRISIS

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September 3, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG INVITES COMMUNITY TO FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

ALBANY – Expecting sunny skies and great weather, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) and Frank Higgins, event chairman, are encouraging communit

September 2, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING RECENTLY ANNOUNCED FEMA AID FOR FLOOD DAMAGE

Although we are grateful that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has partially okayed the disaster declaration so that local and state governments have the green light to make much-needed repairs to infrastructure, the federal government’s job is only half done.

September 1, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG UNVEILS DAIRY INVESTMENT ACT

ALBANY – With emotions continuing to run high as the state’s dairy farmers face an escalating crisis, Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean), ranking member of the Senate’s Agricultural Committee, today unveiled the “2009 Dairy Inv

August 28, 2009
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Join The Fight - Repeal the Utility Tax

Join The Fight - Repeal the Utility Tax
Starting July 1st, individuals and businesses will have to pay a 2% State Assessment Fee on top of their monthly utility bills as part of the 2009-10 New York State Budget.

August 28, 2009
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Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory ribbon-cutting held

The Post Journal

By JOAN JOSEPHSON

POSTED: August 26, 2009

 

August 26, 2009
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Benefit in Olean for injured soldier

By Maki Becker BUFFALO NEWS STAFF REPORTER August 21, 2009, 6:43 AM / 0 comments Sylvia Rethmel’s heart fell to the floor when she picked up the phone at 6 a. m. on June 21. It was the Army calling. “Mrs. Rethmel,” they asked the 20-year-old Olean native. “Have you heard from your husband?” Spec. Brandon Rethmel, 22, had been severely injured in a mortar attack on his base in Afghanistan, just two weeks after being deployed. Sylvia Rethmel would later learn that her husband — and father of their year-old daughter Mariah — had been on duty on a guard tower when it was hit by a mortar.

August 21, 2009
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SENATOR YOUNG TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR WOUNDED SOLDIER

            ALBANY – At a press conference held today at War Vets park in Olean, Senator Catharin

August 20, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING THE LOSS OF SHERIFF DENNIS JOHN

            “This news is shocking and tragic, and I’m deeply saddened by the loss of my friend.  My heart goes out to Denny’s entire family.  He was a son, husband, father, and grandfather who was loved dearly.  My sympathies also go to the Sheriff’s Department, other county employees and Denny’s countless friends.

August 18, 2009
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Chautauqua County Executive Tours South County Flood Damage

By WKBW Directors

Story Published: Aug 17, 2009 at 4:04 PM EDT

(Kiantone, NY) -- A number of communities in Chautauqua County were hard hit by recent, devastating floods, and Executive Gregory J. Edwards toured flood ravaged areas in the Town of Kiantone Sunday afternoon.

August 18, 2009
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PORTVILLE GIRL SELECTED AS REPRESENTATIVE FOR NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

ALBANY - Nikita Warner, a student at Portville Central School, was one of only 98 young women selected nationwide to attend the annual American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation held in Washington, D.C.

August 18, 2009
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