Photo Caption: Senator Fuschillo speaks with Department of Financial Service Deputy Superintendent George Haggerty at the free foreclosure prevention program at the Freeport Train Station.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), along with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) and Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick, recently sponsored a Free Foreclosure Prevention Program to assist homeowners facing foreclosure.
DFS’ Mobile Foreclosure Relief Center, which was located at the Freeport Train Station parking lot, provided services and assistance to homeowners facing pre-foreclosure or foreclosure proceedings.
Senator Fuschillo (second right) is pictured with (l-r) Mary Rogers of Bostwick Laboratories, Lindenhurst Community Center Director Barbara Paladino, Dr. Marc Schumer, Integrated Medical Foundation Executive Director Rhonda Samuels, and Sasha Abraham of the Integrated Medical Foundation.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with the Integrated Medical Foundation and Bostwick Laboratories, recently sponsored a free prostate cancer screening program at the Lindenhurst Community Center.
Men who participated in the program received a free prostate cancer screening, regardless of whether or not they had insurance. The screenings were performed by Dr. Marc Schumer, MD.
Mobile Legal Help Center Will Offer Free Legal Assistance to Residents in Need
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray today announced that they will be sponsoring a program in Roosevelt to provide free legal services to those in need.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently attended the annual “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” at Jones Beach. Over 32,000 individuals participated in the walk to raise awareness and funds for research which aims to find a cure for autism.
Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman McDonough thanked the walkers for their efforts and congratulated Merrick resident Michael Giangregorio, who once again served as the Walk’s Chairman, on the most successful event yet. The walk is the largest in the country, according to Autism Speaks.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with Governor Andrew Cuomo in touring the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park at Farmingdale State College. Senator Fuschillo and Governor Cuomo visited the park as part of an economic development tour.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today invited residents to participate in two online Q & A sessions he will be holding on Monday, October 22nd at 10 am and Wednesday, October 24th at 7 pm. Both Q & A sessions will be held on Senator Fuschillo’s website, Fuschillo.nysenate.gov.
“These Q & A sessions allow residents to participate in a town hall style meeting without ever having to leave their home or office,” said Senator Fuschillo. “I encourage everyone to submit their questions and then watch the sessions.”
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 Massapequa Park.
The program will be held from 12:00 pm-3:00 pm on Tuesday, October 23rd at the Massapequa Public Library (Bar Harbour Building), located at 40 Harbor Lane in Massapequa Park. All Nassau County residents ages 65 and over are eligible to participate and receive a free senior ID card. No appointments are necessary.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that he will be partnering with the Wantagh and Massapequa Fire Departments in offering free Citizen CPR courses to residents on Saturday, October 27, 2012.
The courses will be held at the Wantagh Fire Department Headquarters, located at 3470 Park Avenue in Wantagh from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and at the Massapequa Fire Station located at 515 Hicksville Road in Massapequa from 10:00 am-11:00 am and 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Trained CPR professionals will instruct residents on what to do when in an emergency situation where someone needs CPR.
“Nassau County Legislator Peter Schmitt was a great public servant, an even greater man, and a true friend. Like so many others whose lives were touched by Peter, I am stunned and saddened by his tragic passing.
Peter was a man of principles who never hesitated to stand up for what he thought was right. Throughout his service in the Nassau County Legislature, he was a tireless advocate for his constituents, as well as all the residents of Nassau County, and never stopped working on their behalf. He leaves behind a legacy that will last for generations to come.
My most heartfelt condolences go out to Peter’s wife and best friend, Lois, his daughter Samantha, and his entire family.”
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is encouraging women to be safe and get a mammography screening as part of breast cancer awareness month.
“Early detection is the best defense women have against breast cancer, which is the most common form of cancer among women,” said Senator Fuschillo. “Getting annual mammograms is an important step that women should take to protect their health.”
According to the American Cancer Society, early detection improves the chances that breast cancer can be diagnosed at an early stage and treated successfully. The American Cancer Society offers the following recommendations for early breast cancer detection:
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in partnership with County Executive Ed Mangano and Mayor James Altadonna, will be sponsoring a Property Tax Exemption Workshop on Friday, October 19th from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Massapequa Park Village Hall (151 Front Street, Massapequa Park).
Exemption specialists from the Nassau County Department of Assessment will be equipped with computers linked to the county’s database, and property tax exemption applications for Basic STAR, Enhanced STAR, senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, veterans, volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians will be processed. County staffers will also provide assistance and answer any questions residents have about these exemptions.
Senator Fuschillo (right) is pictured with Island Greenery owner Gene Judd (left).
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently joined with members of the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores in celebrating the grand opening of Island Greenery.
Island Greenery, a full service nursery, recently moved to a new location on the corner of Bellmore Avenue and Oak Street which will allow it to provide a higher level of service to residents. Island Greenery offers a wide variety of flowers, plants, and shrubs, as well as landscape design, installation, and maintenance.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is inviting residents to attend his annual Golden Gathering on Thursday, October 18th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Freeport Recreation Center, located at 130 East Merrick Road in Freeport.
The Golden Gathering provides a variety of programs, services and information about a variety of issues such as health and nutrition, consumer protection, public safety, and insurance from over 100 government and non-profit agencies.
Programs and services offered at the Golden Gathering will include:
· Free flu & pneumonia vaccinations (provided by NuHealth for residents ages 60 and over subject to availability);
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), Chairman of the Senate’s Transportation Committee, today announced that the New York State Senate Transportation Committee will be holding a public hearing to examine the problem of bridge strikes by commercial vehicles on parkways.
The public hearing will be held at 10 am on Thursday, October 25th at Farmingdale State College (Lupton Hall, IRTT Room T-101), which is located at 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) and Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick to provide services and assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.
Senator Fuschillo and Mayor Hardwick have arranged to have DFS’ Mobile Foreclosure Relief Center to come to the Freeport Train Station parking lot (northeast corner of Sunrise Highway and Henry Street) on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 11:00am-7:00pm.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently celebrated the opening of a new community playground for students at the Seaford Harbor School.
The Seaford Harbor School PTA raised the money needed to construct the new playground, which needed to replace the old playground that had been taken down for safety reasons. The playground is designed with features such as counting areas, bells and chimes, and moveable sections to help enhance children’s learning skills in a fund way.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) will once again be sponsoring a “Cell Phones for Soldiers” program to benefit our troops serving overseas at two locations on Saturday, October 13th, 2012.
Residents with outdated or unwanted cell phones can donate them at either Amityville Village Hall (21 Ireland Place, Amityville) or the Bellmore Train Station (northwest corner of Sunrise Highway and Centre Avenue, Bellmore) on October 13th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Participating in the program is easy; residents can simply drive up, drop off their unwanted cell phones, and drive away.
Senator Fuschillo is pictured as he speaks with some of the local residents who visited with him during the Bellmore Street Festival.
Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently participated in the annual Bellmore Street Festival, where he offered information about various state programs and services and spoke with residents about a host of different issues.