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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE MANGANO TO SPONSOR FREE SENIOR ID CARD PROGRAM IN SEAFORD

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will be partnering with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano in sponsoring a free Senior ID Card Program in Seaford. 

January 18, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES TO SPONSOR INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN MASSAPEQUA FOR HURRICANE SANDY VICTIMS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and the New York State Department of Financial Services will be sponsoring a free program to assist residents and business owners with insurance related issues stemming from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. 

January 17, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO JOINS MTA & LOCAL OFFICIALS AT OPENING OF DOUBLE TRACK INFORMATION CENTER

Double Track Project Will Help Create Jobs, Promote Economic Development & Improve LIRR Service  

January 17, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN NORTH BELLMORE

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, February 21st from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm at the North Bellmore Library. The library is located at 1551 Newbridge Road in North Bellmore.            Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on first-come, first-served basis.

January 17, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & LONG ISLAND CARES TO SPONSOR FREE SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION PROGRAMS IN MASSAPEQUA & WANTAGH TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Long Island Cares will be sponsoring free supply distribution programs in Massapequa and Wantagh to help residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.

     The programs will take place at the following locations:

     • Friday, January 18th at Anchor Park, located near the corner of Admiral Road and Spar Lane in South Massapequa, between 11 am and 2 pm.

     • Tuesday, January 22nd at Wantagh Park, located at 1 King Road in Wantagh, just off of Merrick Road, between 11 am and 2 pm.

January 14, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO INFORMS NASSAU RESIDENTS THAT PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL APRIL 1ST

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing Nassau residents that Nassau County has extended the deadline to apply for New York State’s School Tax Relief (STAR) program and other property tax exemptions in Nassau County. According to Nassau County, residents now have until April 1st to apply for the property tax exemptions.

     The STAR program works in two parts:

     • Basic STAR is available to all New Yorkers who own and live in their own home, condominium, or cooperative apartment whose adjusted gross income does not exceed $500,000, regardless of age.

January 10, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN BELLMORE

           Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

January 10, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

“Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech prioritized what I believe remain the most important issues facing our state; working together to create jobs and grow our economy. 

January 9, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM IN NEW YORK STATE SENATE

     Photo Caption: Senator Fuschillo is sworn in for his eighth term in the New York State Senate by Judge Jonathan Lippman, Chief Judge of the State of New York.

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) was recently sworn in for his eighth full term as New York State Senator for the 8th District. Senator Fuschillo took the oath of office in the Senate Chamber on the opening day of the 2013-14 legislative session.

     “It is an honor and a privilege to continue to represent our community in the New York State Senate. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to once again serve our residents, and I look forward to continuing to work on their behalf,” said Senator Fuschillo.

January 9, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO REMINDS TOWN OF BABYLON RESIDENTS THAT PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FILING PERIOD NOW UNDERWAY

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is reminding all Town of Babylon residents that the filing period to apply for New York State’s School Tax Relief (STAR) program and other property tax exemptions in the Town of Babylon is currently underway. The filing period runs through March 1st.

     "Eligible homeowners can save hundreds of dollars on their school taxes through New York State’s STAR program,” said Senator Fuschillo. “Additionally, the Town of Babylon offers other exemptions which could provide further savings to homeowners. Residents who have not already applied for STAR or other property tax exemptions should not miss the opportunity to obtain valuable tax savings.”

January 8, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW STATE FUNDING FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS IN THE VILLAGE OF LINDENHURST

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Senator Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) today announced $100,000 in new state funding for infrastructure improvements in the Village of Lindenhurst.

     The state funding will allow the Village of Lindenhurst to undertake two road improvement projects. The first improvement project is on North Wellwood Avenue between Kane Street and Newark Street. According to the Village, this project is the final phase of its ongoing efforts to repave and improve the entire length of North Wellwood Avenue from Newark Street to Hoffman Avenue. The second improvement project is on North Indiana Avenue between East John Street and Byrd Street.

January 7, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PARTICIPATES IN CHATTERTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL’S COMMUNITY READING DAY

    Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Chatterton Elementary School in Merrick to serve as a guest reader to Mrs. Shutz’ kindergarten class.  Senator Fuschillo read to the class as part of Chatterton’s annual Community Reading Day.     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.    “I really enjoyed reading to Mrs. Shutz’ class. It was wonderful to see how involved the students got in the story and how excited they got about reading. I thank them for allowing me to visit with them,” said Senator Fuschillo.

January 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo helps Michael and James Langan pick out toys that were donated to Winthrop Hospital through his “Extend the Holidays” Toy Drive.

January 4, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO STATEMENT ON RESTORATION OF PRE-TAX MASS TRANSIT BENEFIT FOR COMMUTERS

     “I am pleased that after over one year of delay that Washington has finally acted to restore the pre-tax mass transit benefit for commuters.

     Restoring this benefit will provide valuable savings to overtaxed, overburdened commuters. In this economy, and following yet another MTA fare increase, that is critically important.

January 3, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO STATEMENT ON CONGRESS’ FAILURE TO APPROVE HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF AID

           “I am appalled and disgusted by Congress’ failure to approve the federal assistance legislation to help the millions of victims of Hurricane Sandy. 

January 2, 2013
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, ASSEMBLYMAN WEISENBERG, D.A. RICE, AND ADVOCATES CALL ON LAWMAKERS AND RESIDENTS TO HELP PREVENT DRUNK DRIVING

Call on State Legislature to Enact Stronger Leandra’s Law as Soon as Possible & Remind Residents to Designate a Driver this New Year’s Eve

December 30, 2012
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SENATOR SKELOS, SENATOR FUSCHILLO, TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD & LONG ISLAND CARES TO SPONSOR FREE FOOD & SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM IN BALDWIN TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE SANDY

     Senator Dean G. Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray, Councilmembers Anthony Santino and Dorothy Goosby, and Long Island Cares will be partnering together in sponsoring free mobile food & supply distribution program in Baldwin to help residents affected by Hurricane Sandy.

     The program will take place on Tuesday, January 8th between 11 am and 2 pm at Baldwin Park, located at 3232 South Grand Avenue in Baldwin. Residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy will be able to obtain the following items through the program free of charge:

     · Non-perishable food items

     · Water

December 28, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW STATE FUNDING TO HELP PREVENT FLOODING IN THE VILLAGE OF FREEPORT

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that he has secured $110,000 in new state funding to help improve drainage and mitigate tidal flooding in the Village of Freeport.

     The state funding will enable the Village of Freeport to purchase and install new check valves throughout South Freeport to help mitigate flooding in many vulnerable areas. According to the Village, the valves incorporate a new, innovative design that improves drainage by keeping debris from getting caught in the valve.

December 28, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS FAYETTE STUDENTS FOR HELPING “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” FOR CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Fayette 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.

December 27, 2012
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