(Nyack, NY) Senator David Carlucci was at the Nyack Head Start getting the kids into the spirit of Halloween and talking to them about Halloween safety . The Senator read Halloween books to the children who are ages 3-5 and distributed 800 trick or treat bags with safety tips and coloring books to Head Start programs throughout Rockland.
“Halloween is a fun holiday where children can let their imaginations run wild, but sometimes in the excitement, safety can be forgotten” Senator Carlucci said. “It was my pleasure to visit with the kids at the Nyack Head Start program and talk to them about how to stay safe and have fun this Halloween. I wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween.”
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) has been named a member of the New York Farm Bureau’s Circle of Friends 2011 Legislative Session.
“Preserving, promoting and protecting our family farms has been a priority of mine during my first year as State Senator. I am honored to receive this award from the New York Farm Bureau and thank them for their support,” Senator Carlucci said. “I look forward to continuing to partner with them to ensure the viability of New York’s farms.”
Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange), Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), and Assemblyman William Scarborough, (D-Jamaica) were joined by Miss New York 2011 Kaitlin Monte, anti-cyberbullying advocates, and victims to announce the launch of the New York Cyberbully Census.
(New City, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) was joined by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, Assemblyman Kenneth Zebrowski, Rockland County Executive, Scott Vanderhoef, Chairwoman Rockland County Legislature, Harriet Cornell and NYS Association of Counties Executive Director, Stephen Acquario to announce legislation co-sponsored by Senator Carlucci that will relieve taxpayers by shifting the burden of the cost of Medicaid from counties to the State.
In an effort to protect New Yorkers from online bullying, Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/ Orange) introduced a bill today that will make “bullycide” a felony. The bill will expand second-degree manslaughter to include “bullycide” or death by cyberbullying when a perpetrator intentionally or recklessly causes a victim to commit suicide, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
Haverstraw, N.Y. – Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) hosted a roundtable discussion with several local small business owners on how to improve New York's business climate, it's economy and create jobs.
“It is imperative that I understand the needs of local business owners so I can take their ideas back to Albany,” Senator Carlucci said. “Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy and must have the full support of state government. By working together, we can improve New York’s business climate, it’s economy and create jobs. “
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched an $8 million appliance grant program for those who sustained property damage as a result of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
The program will help New Yorkers cover the costs of replacing vital household appliances, such as refrigerators, boilers washing machines and furnaces, damaged by the recent flooding.
All grants will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for completed applications, which will be available beginning Monday, September 19 at www.NYSApplianceRebates.com or by calling 1-877-NY-SMART (877-697-6278). The grant program will continue until funding runs out.
Yesterday, the Veterans Advisory Committee met at the VFW in Suffern to find solutions to issues that veterans face. The next meeting is November 14. If you are interested in joining us please call my office at 623-3627.
A FEMA disaster recovery center will open on Saturday, September 10 at the Provident Bank Stadium in Pomona. FEMA representatives as well as personnel from the New York State Department of Labor and the Small Business Administration will be on hand to guide residents through the application process. Anyone who has not yet registered for assistance should call FEMA at FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)or go online at www.disasterassistance.gov.
I would like to thank everyone who donated school supplies for our back to school drive. We received a lot of supplies that have been put to good use. The students certainly appreciated them. Thanks again!