Dean G. Skelos' Constituent stories

Eugene “Mickey” Clark

Sergeant Eugene “Mickey” Clark of Rockville Centre has an exemplary military record and has demonstrated a true and unwavering commitment to his community and his country.

May 17, 2014
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Theresa M. Reichel

Theresa M. Reichel is known as a woman who is always there to step up and lend a helping hand, whether she is in the classroom guiding special education students or out in her Island Park community.

May 14, 2014
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Stephen Owen

Specialist 4th Class Stephen Owen entered the United States Army on May 4, 1965 along with others from his hometown, and with whom he had attended East Rockaway High School. He completed basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and went on to complete his Advanced Individual Training at Fort Bliss, Texas. He later shipped off to New Mexico for special training on the M42 “Duster” and the M44 “Quad” .50 caliber machine gun.

May 20, 2013
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Elaine E. Stillwell

After teaching for 35 years, Rockville Centre resident Elaine Edden Stillwell, has been enlightening a new audience – the bereaved. 

Following the deaths of her two oldest children, Denis and Peggy, Ms. Stillwell founded a chapter of The Compassionate Friends. For over 26 years she has inspired, encouraged, and given bereaved parents the gift of friendship in the memory of their own children. 

May 13, 2013
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Frank S. Naro

Aerial Technical Sergeant Frank S. Naro of Rockville Centre has an exemplary military record and has demonstrated a true and unwavering commitment to his country.

Sergeant Naro is a decorated Air Force Veteran whose story is an inspiring tale of bravery and devotion to our great country. During World War II, Sergeant Naro, a gunner in the ball turret of a B-17 Bomber, was shot down by German fighters. Upon being ejected from his plane, Sergeant Naro was struck by an ammunition box sustaining injuries to his head and due to a late opening parachute was miraculously able to escape. He was the only non captured survivor of this enemy attack on the B-17 in the 96th Bomb Squadron 2nd Bomb group.

May 18, 2012
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Ida D’Angelo

Ida D’Angelo has served her Valley Stream community over the past five decades. When her children were growing up, she was very active in the Parent Teacher Association. In recent years, her service has centered on Friends of Bridge, a local substance-abuse treatment facility, and the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library.

A Valley Stream resident since 1960, she currently serves as president of both the Friends of Bridge Board of Directors and the Waldinger Library’s Board of Trustees. With Friends of Bridge, Ms. D’Angelo has really made her mark and has been involved since its inception. She has been a member of the board for 15 years, during which time she led the charge to bring substance-abuse awareness programs to schools in Valley Stream and surrounding communities.

May 14, 2012
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John F. Barry

Colonel Barry of Rockville Centre has an exemplary military record and has demonstrated a true and unwavering commitment to his country. Commissioned through the Reserve Training Corps at St. Bonaventure University in 1968, Colonel Barry is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Field Artillery and Transportation Officer Advanced Course and the United States Naval Transportation Management School as well as the Command and General Staff College. 

June 9, 2011
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SENATOR SKELOS HONORS DEBBIE CUEVAS AS 2011 WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Debbie Cuevas’ name is synonymous with compassion and perseverance. After her son Dylan was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Ms. Cuevas was determined to overcome every obstacle and devote her time and energy to her son and the community at large.

Ms. Cuevas is mother, friend, nurse, caregiver, physical therapist, SMA activist, and much more rolled into one. A true pioneer, Ms. Cuevas founded the Greater New York Chapter of Families of SMA in 2006, as a way to give back to her community. As President of The Greater New York Chapter of Families of SMA, Ms. Cuevas is instrumental in serving over 500 families who have been affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

May 20, 2011
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East School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank East School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 29, 2011
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Lenox School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Lenox School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Brookhaven Elementary School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Brookhaven Elementary School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Steele School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Steele School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

 

April 28, 2011
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Brooklyn Ave. School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Brooklyn Ave. School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Robert W. Carbonaro School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Robert W. Carbonaro School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Our Lady of Lourdes Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Our Lady of Lourdes and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Clear Stream School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Clear Stream School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Forest Rd. School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Forest Rd. School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Wheeler Ave. Elementary School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Wheeler Ave. Elementary School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 28, 2011
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Waverly Park Elementary School Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Waverly Park Elementary School and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 27, 2011
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Florence A. Smith Elementary School #2 Earth Day Competition Posters

I would like to thank Florence A. Smith Elementary School #2 and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year  by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”

April 27, 2011
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