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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES STATE PROGRAM TO HELP RESIDENTS FIND JOBS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is informing residents looking for employment about New York State’s Job Bank website, www.laborny.jobs, which provides free services for job seekers.

November 15, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO KICKS OFF ANNUAL “EXTEND THE HOLIDAYS” TOY DRIVE TO BENEFIT CHILDREN IN WINTHROP HOSPITAL’S PEDIATRIC WARD

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (8th Senate District) today announced the start of his annual “Extend the Holidays” toy drive.

“Extend the Holidays” is an annual toy drive Senator Fuschillo organizes for the benefit of children in Winthrop Hospital’s Pediatric Ward. Toys are delivered after the holiday season, so that children can experience the joys of receiving a holiday gift throughout the year.

November 10, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO READS TO KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS DURING CHATTERTON SCHOOL’S COMMUNITY READING DAY

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo reads to students in Ms. Kalos’ kindergarten class as part of Chatterton’s annual “Community Reading Day.”

November 9, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HONORS MERRICK’S SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently honored Cathy O’Malley for being named Small Business Person of the Year by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce.

November 5, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW YORK STATE MILITARY MEDALS ARE AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

With Veterans Day approaching, Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is reminding veterans and their families about the military awards offered by New York State to honor New Yorkers who have served in the armed forces.

November 5, 2010
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FUSCHILLO LAW BANNING DANGEROUS DROP-SIDE CRIBS IN NEW YORK STATE TAKES EFFECT TODAY

          State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that a new law he sponsored banning drop-side cribs in New York State takes effect today.

October 28, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO ON MTA BOARD’S DECISION TO RAISE BRIDGE & TUNNEL TOLLS

“Once again, the MTA Board is steering New York State in the wrong direction by asking Long Islanders to pay more, this time by raising cash tolls on major bridges and tunnels from $5.50 to $6.50 and increasing the E-Z Pass toll by 5 percent.              Both residents and businesses will again realize the negative impact of these increases.

October 27, 2010
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OVER 1,000 LOCAL SENIORS RECEIVE FREE HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND INFORMATION AT SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S GOLDEN GATHERING

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (center) speaks with two of the over 1,000 senior citizens who attended his Golden Gathering at the Freeport Recreation Center. 

October 22, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: GOVERNOR WRONG TO VETO AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION

“I am extremely disappointed that Governor Paterson vetoed autism insurance reform legislation I sponsored, which was unanimously passed by both the Senate and Assembly, that would have helped individuals with autism get the care and treatment they need.

October 21, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH ATTEND NORTH MERRICK FIRE DEPARTMENT’S FAMILY OPEN HOUSE

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently attended the North Merrick Fire Department’s Family Open House. The event taught families about fire prevention and safety through hands-on, interactive demonstrations.  

October 19, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS MEPHAM HIGH SCHOOL FOR PARTICIPATING IN HIS CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS PROGRAM

     New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently visited Mepham High School to thank students for participating in his cell phones for soldiers program.

October 19, 2010
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NORTH BELLMORE FIRST RESPONDER RECEIVES LIBERTY MEDAL FROM SENATOR FUSCHILLO & ASSEMBLYMAN McDONOUGH FOR HIS LIFE-SAVING EFFORTS IN HAITI

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) and Assemblyman McDonough (left) presents the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to Scott Mateyaschuk of North Bellmore for his efforts to save lives in Haiti. They are joined by Mr. Mateyaschuk’s wife, Andrea, and his rescue dog, Aragorn, who also participated in the search & rescue operations in Haiti.

October 18, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO PRESENTS LIBERTY MEDAL TO LINDENHURST FIRST RESPONDER FOR HIS LIFE-SAVING EFFORTS IN HAITI


Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right) presents the New York State Senate Liberty Medal to James Kiesling of Lindenhurst for his efforts to save lives in Haiti.They are joined by (l-r) Mr. Kiesling’s fiancée Gayl Freeman, his mother Grace Kiesling, and his sister, Patricia Hantsis.

October 18, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO COLLECTS OVER 1,000 CELL PHONES TO HELP SOLDIERS SERVING OVERSEAS

          Over 1,000 cell phones were collected through a cell phone donation program sponsored by New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) to benefit troops serving overseas.

October 16, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS NASSAU SHORES CIVIC ASSOCIATION’S FAMILY FESTIVAL

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently attended Nassau Shores Civic Association’s annual pumpkin patch & hayride family festival at Bayfront Park in Massapequa. The family oriented event helped celebrate the fall season through pumpkin picking, hayrides, children’s activities, and live musical entertainment.

October 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO THANKS VENTURE SCOUT CREW 577 OF NORTH BELLMORE FOR PARTICIPATING IN HIS VETERANS FOOD DRIVE

             Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently thanked Venture Scout Crew 577 of North Bellmore for participating in his veterans food drive. 

October 14, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LONG ISLAND’S BELLMORE BRANCH

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped celebrate the grand opening of First National Bank of Long Island’s new Bellmore branch.

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO HELPS BREAK GROUND ON NEW CAMPUS CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE

            New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today helped break ground on Farmingdale State College’s new Campus Center. Senator Fuschillo and Assemblyman Bob Sweeney (D-Lindenhurst) secured state funding for the project. 

October 13, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON GOVERNOR PATERSON TO SIGN AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM BILL

Above is a letter Senator Fuschillo sent to Governor David Paterson urging him to sign autism insurance reform legislation which is currently before him for consideration. The legislation (S7000B), which Senator Fuschillo sponsored, would ensure that individuals with autism have access to important treatment and care.

October 12, 2010
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO FOOD DRIVE COLLECTS OVER 600 POUNDS OF FOOD TO HELP VETERANS IN NEED

            Over 600 pounds of food, household supplies, personal care items, and school supplies were collected through a food drive sponsored by Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) to help veterans in need.

October 12, 2010
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