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Senator Young Announces 20,000 in funding for Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary

The Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary will be receiving funds to repair the handicapped-accessible trails and overlook platform thanks to a $20,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean).

January 7, 2008
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Senator Young Announces 20,000 In Funding For Jamestown Audubon Center And Sanctuary

The Jamestown Audubon Center and Sanctuary will be receiving funds to repair the handicapped-accessible trails and overlook platform thanks to a $20,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C- Olean).

The Audubon Center and Sanctuary is comprised of five miles of trails within its 600 acres. Several organizations such as ASPIRE and The Resource Center take advantage of the grounds which accomodates people with disabilities.

January 7, 2008
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SENATOR YOUNG JOINS "CIRCLE OF FRIENDS"

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that she was included on the New York State Farm Bureau’s listing of Legislators included on their annual "Circle of Friends" list. The award is provided based upon an individual lawmaker’s record of support for New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau. 

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Announces Funding for The Heritage Group

Local Senior Citizens participating in the Heritage Group’s services will benefit from a new handicapped-accessible shuttle bus, thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Joins "circle Of Friends"

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that she was included on the New York State Farm Bureau’s listing of Legislators included on their annual "Circle of Friends" list. The award is provided based upon an individual lawmaker’s record of support for New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau. 

January 6, 2008
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Senator Young Announces Funding For The Heritage Group

Local Senior Citizens participating in the Heritage Group’s services will benefit from a new handicapped-accessible shuttle bus, thanks to a $25,000 grant obtained by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C-Olean).

January 6, 2008
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"FIASCO: THE GOVERNOR''S PLAN TO GRANT ILLEGAL ALIENS DRIVER''S LICENSES IN NEW YORK STATE."

NYS SENATE MAJORITY TASKFORCE ON IMMIGRATION ISSUES REPORT ON GOVERNOR SPITZER’S DRIVER’S LICENSE PLAN

December 17, 2007
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November 13, 2007
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Sgt. Jason Denfrund Memorial Dedicated

A monument dedicated to the memory of fallen soldier Army Sgt. Jason C. Denfrund and all service men and women from the village of Cattaraugus was unveiled Saturday at the Liberty Park Cemetery. A $6,000 state grant for the memorial was secured by Senator Catharine Young.

November 13, 2007
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Senator Young Presents Plans For Upstate "Now."

BY JESSICA WASMUNDJamestown Post-JournalMaintaining jobs and a healthy economy in Chautauqua County is something state Sen. Cathy Young, ROlean, is pushing as a member of Upstate Now, the Senate Republican plan for job growth. ‘‘You are the people who are on the front lines working everyday to revitalize Chautauqua County,’’ Young told a room full of business leaders Friday at the Robert H. Jackson Center. ‘‘We need action — we need results.

November 5, 2007
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Senator Young Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Passes Senate

A bill that would would provide victims of domestic violence greater protection by allowing them to testify in court via closed-circuit television, sponsored by State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean), has passed the State Senate."Violent abusers can terrify and intimidate their victims during court proceedings," said Senator Young. "To break the cycle of abuse, victims should be in a non-threatening environment when giving testimony. They shouldn’t be stared down by someone who has physically and emotionally tortured them.

October 31, 2007
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October 3, 2007
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Senator Young Announces "dar" Grant

State Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C - Olean) today announced that has she secured a $23,000 grant for the local Jamestown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The grant will be used for foundation and porch repairs at the Partridge/Sheldon House in Jamestown. The grant was also matched by the Environmental Protection Fund.

The Porter Sheldon Mansion at 70 Prospect Street in Jamestown, was home to Porter Sheldon who served in the U.S.

October 3, 2007
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