Senator recognizes the great work of Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority, $30k for Building 14
OGDENSBURG (September 27, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today joined the board of the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority and local community leaders to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge and announce a $30,000 legislative grant he secured to make improvements to Building 14 in the industrial park.
Senator secures $20k for Catholic Charities in Ogdensburg for program helping working families
OGDENSBURG (September 27, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine has teamed up with Catholic Charities of Ogdensburg to help struggling working families make ends meet through a $20,000 legislative grant for the “Bridging the Gap” program in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties.
Senator secures $15k for nursing program, helping prepare tomorrow’s healthcare workers
CANTON (September 27, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine visited Wicks Hall on the SUNY Canton campus today to announce a $15,000 legislative grant to help the college update its nursing facilities and equipment.
Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce guide to promote region
WATERTOWN (September 22, 2010)—Thanks to a $10,000 legislative grant secured by state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine, the Greater Watertown North Country Chamber of Commerce’s new tourism brochures will help draw visitors and guide them around our communities to boost our economy.
Senator announces funding Tuesday, meets with seniors, staff at skilled nursing facility
WATERTOWN (September 21, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine visited the Samaritan Keep Home today to meet with seniors and announce a $100,000 legislative grant to help the nursing home facility with the digitization of its patient’s medical records.
WATERTOWN (September 21, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today visited the Town of Watertown Ambulance Service, Inc., on Route 3 to take a look at some of the safety and communications equipment the service has purchased thanks to a $15,000 legislative grant he secured.
Store and Museum moving forward with project, grant to help pay for windows, leverage funding
ALEXANDRIA BAY (September 20, 2010)—The Cornwall Brothers Store and Museum is moving forward with ongoing restorations and renovations thanks to a $20,000 legislative grant secured by state Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine.
Grants save taxpayers, offset cost of sewer and garage upgrades, fund summer reading program
MORRISTOWN (September 18, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine met with officials and residents from the town and village of Morristown in the village’s historic library today to announce four grants totaling $3.335 million in state funding secured by the Senator for the town and village sewer project, an energy efficiency project at the town highway garage, and the town library’s summer reading program.
Funding protects Clinic’s vital programming to maintain services to uninsured, underinsured
WATERTOWN (August 17, 2010)—The North Country Children’s Clinic and State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today announced that the clinic has received a $200,000 legislative grant secured by the Senator to help the clinic cover the cost of medical and dental care for uninsured and underinsured children.
Efforts to save money should not be undone by hiking pay to well compensated administrators
WATERTOWN (September 16, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today said that he is concerned about reports of raises exceeding 10 percent going to high level State University of New York administrators in Albany at a time when rank and file SUNY employees are taking furloughs to keep costs down and maintain SUNY’s quality educational programs.
Event featuring products and services for seniors draws 1,000-plus to Watertown Fairgrounds
WATERTOWN (September 15, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine was joined by more than 1,000 seniors today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds municipal arena where vendors from throughout Jefferson County displayed services and products available to seniors.
Elevator in historic library improves accessibility, opens up new opportunities for new programs
FULTON (September 13, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today visited the Fulton Public Library to see the new elevator purchased as part of a project to improve accessibility, for which he secured a $50,000 legislative grant.
Law passed to raise standards, cap on charter schools will net $700 million for public education
WATERTOWN (August 24, 2010)—The announcement today that New York State will receive about $700 million as a winner in the federal “Race to the Top” competition means public school districts throughout Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties will see increased funding.
Aubertine: Public unhappy with DEC rules, delay provides opportunity to go back to drawing board
WATERTOWN (August 23, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine today heralded news that public outcry has forced the Department of Environmental Conservation to delay any action on its proposed regulations for Outdoor Wood Boilers until at least the Spring of 2011.
Vote reflects Aubertine’s work to show colleagues how bill would undercut state’s top industry
ALBANY (August 3, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that the open and public debate on farm worker legislation over the past year has brought to light the damage this legislation would have on New York State’s farms. As a result, the bill was defeated on the floor of the Senate today.
“Today, we closed down the budget process by passing a revenue bill that keeps my commitment to the people of Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties to block the governor’s proposed new taxes. After months of frustration that we all felt, this budget, while far from perfect, is a considerable improvement on where we were April 1.
Senator reiterates support for property tax cap, Energize NY, & opposition to tax on sugar drinks
WATERTOWN (July 27, 2010)—State Sen. Darrel J. Aubertine said today that putting property tax relief on the agenda for upcoming session would be welcomed as an opportunity to get much needed movement on this legislation in both houses. He also applauded the Governor’s choice to put Energize New York legislation already passed by the Senate on the agenda for both houses.