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Senator Fuschillo thanks students from Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa for collecting toys for his Annual "Extend the Holidays" Toy Drive.

Senator Fuschillo thanks students from Lockhart Elementary School in Massapequa for collecting toys for his Annual "Extend the Holidays" Toy Drive

March 31, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo meets with the members of One Is Greater Than None, a charity founded by Merrick teenagers to rescue children from child slavery in Africa.

Senator Fuschillo meets with the members of One Is Greater Than None, a charity founded by Merrick teenagers to rescue children from child slavery in Africa.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo & Senator Hannon Meet With Farmingdale Students in Albany

State Senators Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Kemp Hannon (6th Senate District) recently welcomed members of the Farmingdale Lobby Committee to the State Capitol in Albany. Members of the committee visited Albany to meet with Senator Fuschillo and Senator Hannon to discuss their legislative priorities, including the need for a regional cost factor so that Long Island gets its fair share of state education aid.

March 31, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough honor Merrick teenagers for winning gold medal at National Junior Figure Skating Championships

 

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) and Assemblyman David McDonough (19th Assembly District) today honored National Championship figure skaters Alex and Danielle Gamelin of Merrick. 

March 27, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo reads to Old Mill Road Elementary School kindergarten class

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Old Mill Road Elementary School in North Merrick to serve as a guest reader to Mrs. Levitt’s and Mrs. Ward’s kindergarten class.

Senator Fuschillo read “House Mouse, Senate Mouse” by Peter and Cheryl Barnes to the students. The story allowed the children to learn in a fun way what Senator Fuschillo’s job is and how laws are made.

Afterwards, Senator Fuschillo listened to the students’ ideas for new laws.

March 24, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo congratulates Award winning science student from Kennedy High School

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently visited Kennedy High School in Bellmore to congratulate Elissa Driggin for being chosen as a semifinalist in the annual nationwide Intel Science Talent Search competition.

The Intel Science Talent Search is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition.  Participants come from all across the country, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands to compete in the program. Elissa was among only 300 students nationwide who were selected as semi-finalists.

March 23, 2009
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Fuschillo and LICA: Paterson needs to release LI Transportation Stimulus Funds

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (center) calls on Governor Paterson to release transportation stimulus funds for Long Island's shovel ready transportation projects  to help create jobs and stimulate the local economy . He is joined by Long Island Contractors Association (LICA) Executive Director Marc Herbst (left) and members of LICA and Laborers Local 1298.

March 23, 2009
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Fuschillo and LICA: Paterson needs to release LI Transportation Stimulus Funds

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today stood with Marc Herbst, Executive Director of the Long Island Contractors Association (LICA), and LICA members to call on Governor Paterson to stop delaying the allocation of federal stimulus money for Long Island’s shovel ready transportation projects. Workers who joined Senator Fuschillo and Mr. Herbst filled in a single pothole along the Meadowbrook Parkway to symbolize the small amount of funding for which Long Island is being considered. 

March 23, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo appears on 2 local TV shows to discuss his opposition to MTA payroll tax proposal

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently appeared as a guest on two local TV shows to discuss his opposition to the proposed MTA payroll tax.

March 21, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo welcomes all-state musicians from East Meadow High School to the State Capitol

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed five All-State musicians from East Meadow High School to the State Capitol in Albany, where they were performing as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) annual “Music In Our Schools Month.”

March 19, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo welcomes All-State Musician from Wantagh High School to the State Capitol

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently welcomed Glenndon Gifford, a student at Wantagh High School, to the State Capitol in Albany, where he was performing as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) annual “Music In Our Schools Month.”

March 19, 2009
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Sen. Fuschillo & Cablevision teach Merrick students how to be "internet smart"

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) recently partnered with Cablevision to teach 7th and 8th grade students at Merrick Avenue Middle School in Merrick about how to protect themselves while using the Internet by becoming “Internet Smart.”

March 16, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo to sponsor Breast Cancer Screening Program at Freeport Library

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) has announced that he will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, April 16th at the Freeport Public Library.

 "One of the best ways in overcoming breast cancer is early detection. Women need to make mammograms an annual event in their lives, because they play a vital role in detecting and treating breast cancer," stated Senator Fuschillo.

April 16, 8:00 AM - 2:10 PM
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Senator Fuschillo calls on Gov. Paterson to repeal plan to increase gas taxes

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today called on Governor Paterson to eliminate his proposal to raise gas taxes and increase fees for other driving related expenses such as obtaining a driver license, registering a car, and getting license plates.

March 13, 2009
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Senator Fuschillo congratulates Mepham High School's Intel Semifinalist

     Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) congratulates Mepham High School senior Jacob Spiegel (right center) on being named a national semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search. They are joined by (l-r) Mepham Science Department Chairperson Dr. Patrick Mannion, Mepham Principal Mike Harrington, and Jacob’s parents, Stacy and Alan Siegel.

     State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today visited Mepham High School in Bellmore to congratulate Jacob Spiegel for being chosen as a semifinalist in the annual Intel Science Talent Search competition.

March 13, 2009
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