Betty Little's Photos

North Country Youth in Government meets Senator Little in Albany

High school students participating in the YMCA Youth in Government Program meet with Senator Betty Little on Monday, April 15 in her Albany office.  Pictured from left to right are: Molly Schoder, 11th grade, Bolton Central School; Senator Little; Caitlyn Yandon, 11th grade, Newcomb Central School; Ian Laurie, 10th grade, Ticonderoga High School; and, Michaela Moses, 10th grade, Newcomb Central School.  The students were accompanied by Jackie Palandrani, Silver Bay YMCA district coordinator.

April 15, 2013

Girl Scouts tour State Capitol

Junior Girl Scouts Troop #3102 were in Albany Thursday, April 4 to learn about state government, including the history of the New York State Capitol Building.  Here they are pictured on the Million Dollar Staircase following their guided tour of the Capitol.  The Albany trip was the final step in the girls earning their Government Badge.



April 15, 2013

Paul Smith's College is veteran friendly

Senator Betty Little visited Paul Smith's College in the Adirondacks on Wednesday, April 3 to meet with veterans attending the school about programs and services important to their academic success.

Several years ago, Senator Little cohosted a forum with the New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs on creating "Veteran Friendly Campuses" to help returning G.I.s successfully make the transition from military service to college campus life.

April 5, 2013

Salmon River High School Band performs in Albany

Salmon River Rocks the House – The Salmon River High School Band performed in Albany Wednesday, March 20, 2013, participating in the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools” program.  Under the direction of their conductor, Mrs. Cindy Healy, the students performed several rock songs, including Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven, for an audience in the Concourse of the Empire Plaza at the State Capital.

March 22, 2013

Lucky Strike Lanes Lobbies Lawmaker

Scott McLaughlin of Lucky Strike Lanes is pictured in Albany with Senator Betty Little on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.  McLaughlin was advocating on behalf of the New York State Bowling Proprietors Association and discussed issues including the proposed minimum wage increase, vendor fees for video lottery terminals and civil liability concerns.

March 12, 2013

Youth bureau lobbies in Albany

Youth bureau lobbies in Albany – Members of the Washington County Youth Bureau are pictured with Senator Betty Little on Tuesday, February 12 in Albany.  The students met with Little to discuss funding for youth programs, gun control and raising the state’s minimum wage.  Pictured from left are: Emily Campbell, Erica Reynolds, Kassondra Ambrosi, Program Coordinator Kevin Ely, Senator Little and Phil Hicks.

February 13, 2013

Glens Falls Boy Scout Troop 2 welcomes Senator Little

Senator Betty Little met with the Glens Falls Boy Scout Troop 2 to talk about her motivation to serve in public office and the role and responsibilities of a New York State Senator.  The boys asked questions of the senator to fulfill a requirement to advance to their next rank.

October 25, 2012

Jacko’s ice cream parlor is a real ‘old-fashioned’ treat

Senator Betty Little is pictured with Kay Tomasi at the counter of Jacko’s Corner, an old-fashioned soda fountain located on the corner of Main Street and East Broadway in Salem, Washington County.  Pictured behind the counter are operators Justin and Theresa Rushinski who worked with Kay to restore the soda fountain back to its former glory.

September 6, 2012

Path Through History Conference Highlights Heritage Tourism Promotion

   Senator Betty Little attended a conference in Albany on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, to discuss Governor Cuomo's new heritage promotion initiative, the Path Through History program. The conference brought together stakeholders from across the state to discuss regional opportunities to promote New York's history and attract more tourists.  Senator Little is pictured talking with Heather Mabee, Saratoga-Capital Region Parks Commission chairwoman.


August 28, 2012

Dereck Wood's Ayrshire is award winning at the Clinton County Fair

   Dereck Wood of Saranac is pictured with Senator Betty Little at the Clinton County Fairgrounds along with his award-winning Ayrshire.  Dereck is a member of the Whispering Pines 4-H club.

July 26, 2012

Low-cost hydropower helps revive St. Lawrence County dairy plant

    Senator Betty Little is pictured with NYPA President and CEO Gil C. Quiniones on Wednesday, July 19 following a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the successful reopening of North Country Dairy in North Lawrence.

    Upstate Niagara Cooperative, the new owner and operator of the yogurt production plant, invested $11 million for the purchase of the facility and its refurbishing.  The plant had been shuttered by its previous owner.  Thanks to an allocation of low-cost hydropower from NYPA, as well as state and local government incentives, the plant is producing millions of pounds of yogurt from milk purchased from New York State dairy farms and has rehired 80 northern New Yorkers.


July 20, 2012

West Point Day Celebrated in the State Capitol

Senator Betty Little joined her Senate colleagues in welcoming a group of West Point cadets to the State Capitol on Thursday, April 26.   



May 8, 2012

Granville Jazz Ensemble Grooves in Albany

The Granville Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Crystal Everdyke, performed in the Concourse in Albany as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools Month” celebration on Friday, March 30.  Senator Betty Little caught up with the musicians for a photo in between numbers.


April 2, 2012

Keene Trumpeter Sam Balzac Recognized in Albany

   Sam Balzac, an 11th grader at Keene Central School, was in Albany recently performing in the All-State Jazz Band as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in our Schools Month” celebration.  Balzac plays the trumpet and flugelhorn.  Pictured from left are: Senator Betty Little; Sam; his mom, Kathleen Recchia; and Daryle Redmond, the NYSSMA Zone 6 representative.


March 26, 2012

Salmon River Band Featured in Albany

   The Salmon River High School Band is pictured in Albany with their director, Cindy Healy.  The band performed a concert in the Concourse on Thursday, March 22 as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools Month” celebration.  They were welcomed by Senator Betty Little and Assemblywoman Janet Duprey.

March 22, 2012

Bowling Business Discussed in Albany

     Scott McLaughlin of Lucky Strike Lanes in Malone is pictured with Senator Betty Little following a meeting on Tuesday, March 20 in Albany.  McLaughlin discussed issues affecting New York’s bowling businesses including a mandate that requires employers provide a summary of salary and benefits for each employee.  The wage information is already provided to employees on their pay stubs.  Senator Little voted to repeal the duplicative mandate in late February.<

March 20, 2012

Derek Genereux Receives Student of the Year Award

Derek Genereux of Champlain is pictured with Senator Betty Little in Albany on Wednesday, March 12.  Derek was recognized  the previous evening as a Student of the Year by the New York Association for Continuing/Community Education.  Derek completed his GED last year and has become an advocate to encourage younger peers to stay in school and proponent of anti-bullying efforts.  Derek was nominated for the award by Champlain Valley Educational Services.

March 19, 2012

Newcomb Bell Choir Performs in Albany

The Newcomb Central School District’s bell choir is pictured with Senator Betty Little in Albany.  Led by Director Zhanna Pendell, the group performed a concert in the Concourse on Monday, March 12 as part of the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) “Music in Our Schools Month” celebration.

March 12, 2012

Washington County agriculture and food focus of Albany meeting

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE FOCUS OF ALBANY MEETING -- Jennifer Small, owner of Flying Pigs Farm, Jill Hamilton, a crew leader at Slack Hollow Farm, and Scott Keyes of the New York Farm Bureau were in Albany Tuesday, March 6 participating in Cornell University’s LEAD New York program designed to build strong leaders for New York’s food and agriculture industry.&nbsp

March 9, 2012
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