NANUET, NY – Senator David Carlucci (D, Rockland/Westchester) said, “ I thank the Governor for his partnership and leadership in signing this important piece of legislation. Working with my colleagues in government we have delivered comprehensive oversight for the taxpayers of Rockland County. This is an important first step in getting Rockland County's finances back on track."
WEST NYACK, N.Y. – Standing with local residents today, Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, New York State Senator David Carlucci, Clarkstown Town Supervisor Alex Gromack, and State Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski announced $9.8 million in federal storm recovery funding for the Town of Clarkstown.
The federal investments will support storm recovery and resiliency projects, including projects to address long-term flooding and help communities be prepared for future storms.
OSSINING- Senator David Carlucci (D-Westchester/Rockland) along with Ossining Town Supervisor Sue Donnelly, announced a new project intended to conserve water while saving the Town a significant cost for the John V. Chervokas Spray Park at the Louis Engel Waterfront Park in Ossining. Currently, water drained from the spray park is sent into the Hudson River. Failing to recycle this water is a missed opportunity to save most of the nearly $25,000 in annual water bills from this park alone.
SLOATSBURG- Senator Carlucci joined Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright and local resident George O'Dell to announce critical funding secured by the Senator to repair a dangerous section of Orange Turnpike, Route 17 in the Village of Sloatsburg.
The over 100 year old stone wall has been deteriorating in recent years causing a dangerous situation for motorists and pedestrians alike. Several car accidents have been reported in the area.
The issue was brought to the Senator's attention at a mobile office he held last year in the Village.
On Tuesday, October 7th, Senator David Carlucci met with Ossining Library Acting Director Molly W. Robbins and Library Board President Alice Joselow to discuss the $50,000 grant that the Senator has secured for the library. Ossining Library Board President Alice Joselow stated that the library intends to use the money for a new HVAC system, specifically a supplemental heating system.
Senator Carlucci said, “I am happy to be able to help the library and its patrons acquire a new heating system. The system will ensure this important facet of the community stays open and warm throughout the upcoming winter season.”
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) visited skateboarding lessons that have been organized by the community group Nyack Needs a Skatepark this week in the municipal lot in the Village of Nyack. The group has worked diligently to raise funds and awareness for the need to build a skatepark in Nyack.
Working with Senator Carlucci, the group received $100,000 in state funding which completed their fundraising goal for the park.
Senator Carlucci said, “Working with my colleagues in the Senate, we were able to secure a grant that will finally let the Village of Nyack complete this project. I want to thank the community for working from the ground up to make this vision a reality."
On Thursday November 13th Senator Carlucci (D Rockland/Westchester) visited the Regional Investigative Resource Center (RIRC) which is a collaborative effort that includes local, state and federal law enforcement agencies from around the region. The RCIC was created by the District Attorney’s Office with a goal of fostering a shared services environment where agencies combine resources and information with a common goal of investigating organized criminal activity that impacts Rockland as well as the surrounding area.