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.
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.<
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.
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.
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.
PLATTSBURGH ‘REALITY CHECK’ ADVOCATES IN ALBANY – A group of Plattsburgh High School students met with Senator Betty Little while in Albany on Tuesday, January 24. The students are members of Reality Check, a teen-led movement to counteract tobacco industry marketing. Pictured from left are Devan Bushey, program assistant Erica Olmstead, Olivia Raugi-Chandler, Senator Little and Madison Bushey. For mo
Senator Betty Little stands at the top of an escalator shaft being constructed as part of the East Side Access (ESA) project in Manhattan. ESA is the nation’s largest transit public works project. When completed, it will dramatically shorten commute times for Long Island Rail Road passengers, significantly reduce crowding in Penn Station and Penn Station bound trains and h
State Senator Betty Little is pictured with Joshua Bell, manager of Kentucky Teleworks, during a panel discussion as part of Clarkson University's Forever Wired Conference. The annual conference, held this year on Tuesday, October 4, focused on continuing efforts to build and promote broadband connectivity in the Adirondack Region to improve the business climate by attracting investment and encouraging entrepreneurship.
Senator Betty Little talks with Jim Morganson, President of the Northern ADK Building Officials Chapter, next to the destroyed Keene Vounteer Fire Station. Little joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, Congressman Chris Gibson, Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward and dozens of state, county and town officials for a tour of Keene, NY on Tuesday, August 30 to assess the massive amount of damage in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene.
Following the news conference, Little accompanied New York Army National Guard Adjutant Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy and State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel Aubertine on a helicopter tour of the Adirondacks for an aerial view of the widespread damage.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with 7-year-old Evan White of North Bangor at the Franklin County Fair. Evan came up with a creative idea for the 4-H Goat Costume Class and looked great leading his "horse" goat around the arena.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with Jennifer Bosley at the Franklin County Fair on Thursday, August 11. Bosley and her family, operators of the Tierney Farm in Malone, are exhibiting jerseys at the fair and spent time talking with the senator about agricultural issues.
State Senator Betty Little is pictured with a team from SLIC Network Solutions (www.slic.com) as work continues on their deployment of fiber optic broadband in the town of Dickinson, Franklin County. Senator Little applauded the progress being made in this rural area to bring homes and businesses online in support of economic development.
Senator Betty Little is pictured with World War II and Korean War veteran Harry Cronin. Mr. Cronin was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Albany on June 14, 2011. A Navy veteran, Mr. Cronin was commended for his military service and his continuing advocacy on behalf of veterans. Mr. Cronin served as Deputy of the New York State American Legion Legislative Conference. For the past 13 years, he has been a member of the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard, ensuring that every veteran interred at the cemetery receives a proper military burial service.
State Senator Betty Little and Assemblywoman Teresa Sawyard welcome Brigham Young University basketball star and Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette to the State Capitol in Albany on Friday, June 17, 2011.
Queensbury EMS Provider Honored at Albany Memorial Ceremony – Hundreds of people gathered for a memorial ceremony in Albany on Wednesday, May 18 to recognize the service of three EMS providers. Paul Bazinet of Queensbury died in the line of duty on January 3, 2010, while employed by Empire Ambulance. His name was added to the EMS Tree of Life Memorial located on the Concourse near the State Capitol Building.
The Mary G. Roebling Award is presented to Senator Betty Little in Saratoga Springs on Friday, April 29 in recognition of her advocacy for military servicemen and women and their families. Pictured with Little are Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Nick Laiacona and Mr. Henry Zolla, First Region President of the Capital District of New York Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army.
State Capitol Fire of 1911 Commemorated – Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Jack McEneny are pictured at the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the New York State Capitol fire. On March 29, 1911, the fast moving fire destroyed much of the State Library, at the time the nation’s fifth largest, resulting in an unprecedented loss of New York’s intellectual, cultural and historic property.
Assemblyman Tony Jordan (left) and Senator Betty Little hosted a tourism roundtable at Willard Mountain on Thursday, March 3. The meeting brought together area businesses and economic developers to discuss the importance of regional tourism efforts and how they can benefit all businesses. The discussion focused on networking and collaboration to increase regional tourism and capitalize on the increasing momentum of the Buy Local movement.