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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.