Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s Press releases

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR CHARLES J. FUSCHILLO, JR.

“Tomorrow, we begin a new year which brings with it new beginnings, new opportunities, and new challenges. With that in mind, I have decided that it is time to begin a new chapter in my life and leave the New York State Senate effective 11:59 pm tonight. 

December 31, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

     New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped put smiles on the faces of Winthrop University Hospital’s child patients by delivering over 2,000 toys collected through his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. Representatives from the Nassau County Sheriff Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association, Laborers Local 66, and Local 1298, along with members of Calhoun High School’s Student Council, all of whom participated in the program, joined Senator Fuschillo in delivering the toys to the hospital. 

December 30, 2013
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NORTH MERRICK STUDENTS COLLECT TOYS FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL AS PART OF SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” TOY DRIVE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Old Mill Road Elementary School in North Merrick to thank students and staff for once again participating in his “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. 

     “Extend the Holidays” is an annual toy drive that Senator Fuschillo organizes for the benefit of children in Winthrop Hospital’s Pediatric Center. Old Mill Road students collected new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages. These toys will be delivered to the hospital after the holidays so that children can experience the joys of receiving a new toy after the holiday season and throughout the year.

December 23, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & SENATOR HANNON CONGRATULATE FARMINGDALE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE TEAM ON WINNING THE NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) recently congratulated the Farmingdale High School Varsity Girls Lacrosse Team on winning the 2013 New York State Class A Championship. 

     The Lady Dalers compiled a 16-3 record on the road to the State Championship. They defeated Massapequa High School to capture the Nassau County Championship and won the Long Island Championship in a victory over Bay Shore High School. Farmingdale earned the state championship in an 8-5 victory over Baldwinsville High School at SUNY Cortland. 

December 20, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: BUSINESS TAX CUTS, FAMILY TAX RELIEF, & HEALTH CARE MEASURES AMONG NEW LAWS THAT TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2014

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents that tax relief for hardworking middle class families and businesses, new health care protections, legal casino gaming, and the START-UP NY economic development program are among the new state laws that take effect on January 1, 2014. 

     The new laws include:

December 20, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & BIRCH ELEMENTARY STUDENTS HELP “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Birch Elementary School in Merrick to thank students and staff for once again participating in his “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. 

     “Each year, Birch’s students and staff do an outstanding job collecting toys for this program, and this year was no exception. Each toy they collected will help brighten the spirits of children in Winthrop Hospital. I really appreciate their hard work and generosity and thank them for participating in this program once again,” said Senator Fuschillo.

December 19, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SECURES STATE FUNDING FOR TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS AT MASSAPEQUA LIBRARY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he has secured $5,000 in state funding for technology improvements at the Massapequa Public Library. 

     The Library is using the state funds to purchase up-to-date laptop computers. The Library will use the laptops to teach residents computer skills which will aid them in job searching and training, as well as with other everyday tasks.

     “Learning basic computer skills is becoming even more essential in today’s digital society. This new technology will help the Massapequa Library provide important training to residents of the community,” said Senator Fuschillo.

December 19, 2013
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MASSAPEQUA STUDENTS COLLECT TOYS FOR SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” TOY DRIVE

     Students at East Lake Elementary School in Massapequa recently collected toys for Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.’s annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. Senator Fuschillo visited the school to pick up the toys and thank the students for their efforts. 

     “It is wonderful that the students at East Lake Elementary School worked so hard once again to collect toys for other children who are in need of some extra cheer. They are going to make lots of other boys and girls very, very happy, and they should be very proud of their efforts,” said Senator Fuschillo (R-Merrick). 

December 18, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS MEPHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR HELPING “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Mepham High School in Bellmore to thank students for once again participating in his “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. 

     “Extend the Holidays” is an annual toy drive that Senator Fuschillo organizes for the benefit of children in Winthrop Hospital’s Pediatric Center. Mepham students once again collected new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages. These toys will be delivered to the hospital after the holidays so that children can experience the joys of receiving a new toy after the holiday season and throughout the year.

December 17, 2013
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CALHOUN STUDENTS HELP SENATOR FUSCHILLO “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Calhoun High School in North Merrick to thank students for participating in his “Extend the Holidays” toy drive. 

     “Extend the Holidays” is an annual toy drive that Senator Fuschillo organizes for the benefit of children in Winthrop Hospital’s Pediatric Center. Calhoun students collected over 400 new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages which will be delivered to the hospital after the holidays. This way, children can experience the joys of receiving a new toy after the holiday season and throughout the year.

December 17, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SECURES STATE FUNDING FOR NEW EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AT NORTH BELLMORE LIBRARY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he has secured state funding for technology improvements at the North Bellmore Library. 

     The Library will use the funding to purchase four iPads and a Crayon Kiosk for use by children in preschool through the early elementary grades. Children use the iPads, which are situated in the Crayon Kiosk, to play preloaded educational apps which teach them about subjects such as math, science, reading, writing, and problem solving.

December 16, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, MAYOR KENNEDY & NYS DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES BRING FREE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM TO FREEPORT

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), along with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) and Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy, recently sponsored a free Foreclosure Prevention Program to assist homeowners facing foreclosure. 

     Senator Fuschillo and Mayor Kennedy arranged to have DFS’ Mobile Foreclosure Prevention Center come to Freeport Village Hall and provide services and assistance to homeowners facing pre-foreclosure or foreclosure proceedings. 

December 13, 2013
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Snow Storm Assistance Contact Numbers

     With several inches of snow forecast for our area this weekend, following are contact numbers where you can get assistance. You may wish to print this out and keep it handy:

     To report power outages or downed power lines:

     * LIPA Hotline: 800-490-0075

     * Freeport Electric: 516-378-0146 (Village of Freeport residents only)

 

     24 Hour Gas Emergency Service:

     * National Grid: 800-490-0045

 

December 13, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CONGRATULATES MERRICK PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY ON GRAND OPENING OF ITS NEW LOCATION

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce and local officials in celebrating the grand opening of Merrick Pediatric Dentistry’s new location. 

     Merrick Pediatric Dentistry, which recently relocated to a new location at 1756A Merrick Avenue in Merrick, is a child-friendly office which focuses on helping children maintain good dental and oral health and teaching them about good dental habits to keep their teeth healthy. Senator Fuschillo offered his best wishes to Dr. Rania Elbaz, the owner of Merrick Pediatric Dentistry, for many years of continued success.

December 10, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO SPONSOR FREE CHILD ID CARD PROGRAM IN LINDENHURST

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office will be sponsoring a free child ID card program in Lindenhurst. The program will take place on Friday, January 10th from 12-3 pm at the Lindenhurst Library (1 Lee Avenue, Lindenhurst).

     The New York State Safe Child Card gives parents a convenient way to keep their children’s important information on a single, wallet sized ID card. The card includes the child’s:

     • Name

     • Date of birth

     • Gender

     • Height

     • Weight

     • Hair Color

     • Eye Color

December 10, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS THOSE WHO DEFENDED OUR COUNTRY AT PEARL HARBOR

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with local veterans in remembering the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor during the Long Island Air Force Association’s annual “Dropping of the Roses” ceremony. 

December 9, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES, & VILLAGE OF FREEPORT TO SPONSOR FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) and the Village of Freeport to provide services and assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.

     Senator Fuschillo and Mayor Robert Kennedy have arranged to have DFS’ Mobile Foreclosure Relief Center to come to Freeport Village Hall (46 North Ocean Avenue, Freeport) on Friday, December 13th from 10:00 am- 6:00 pm.

December 9, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS OPEN NEW CHILD CARE CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped open a new Child Care Center at Farmingdale State College. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman Robert Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) helped secure $7.5 million in state funding for the new facility. 

     “This is another great addition to Farmingdale State College’s campus. This new, state of the art center will provide quality child care to students, staff, and community members with young children. I am pleased to have helped Farmingdale State College undertake this latest improvement project,” said Senator Fuschillo. 

December 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS WITH MERRICK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS IN CELEBRATING THE GRAND OPENING OF SAN MARZANO BRICK OVEN PIZZERIA

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce and other community officials in celebrating the grand opening of San Marzano Brick Oven Pizzeria. 

     San Marzano’s, located at 38 Merrick Avenue in Merrick, is an Italian restaurant offering a variety of pizzas, calzones, appetizers, and deserts. Senator Fuschillo extended his best wishes to the staff at San Marzano’s for many years of success.

December 3, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES OVER $750,000 IN HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT FUNDING FOR LONG ISLAND

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents that New York State announced that Nassau and Suffolk Counties will be receiving over $750,000 in total combined grant funding to enhance their emergency preparedness capabilities. 

     “Our first responders are the front line of defense and put their lives on the line every day to protect our families. This new funding will give them additional resources to perform their duties and help keep our communities safe,” said Senator Fuschillo. 

December 3, 2013
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