Little, Sayward Welcome Raquette Lake Students -- Nicholas and Amanda Sessions of Raquette Lake Elementary School were in Albany on Thursday, June 2 where they met with Senator Betty Little and Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward. Pictured from left are Superintendent John Simons, Senator Little, Nicholas Sessions (4th grade), Assemblywoman Sayward, Amanda Sessions (3rd grade) and the students' teacher, Susan Norris.
Wells Students Recognized in Albany -- Three students from the Wells Central School District traveled to Albany to participate in the New York State Senate's "I*ma*GREEN*nation" program. The 14th annual contest and celebration invited students from across New York to present ideas and solutions to reduce solid wastes and encourage recycling. Pictured from left are Senator Little, Tammy Allan, Maribeth Hunt, Kristen Gosson and Mr. Darrell Cook, the students' teacher.
Essex Supervisors Discuss Priorities With Little -- Senator Betty Little welcomed three Essex County supervisors to Albany on Tuesday, April 19 for a meeting to discuss their local legislative priorities. Little and the three supervisors also talked about ideas and resources available to create more community housing opportunities for middle- and low-income North Country residents. Pictured from left are: Senator Little, Essex Supervisor Ronald Jackson, Westport Supervisor Daniel Connell and Schroon Supervisor Cathy Moses.
Two Area Cadets Recognized In Albany -- Cadet Andrew Bigelow of Hudson Falls and Cadet Robert Southerland of Salem were recognized recently in Albany during West Point Day. Cadets each year travel from the United States Military Academy at West Point to Albany where they meet local legislators, tour the State Capitol Building and are welcomed and recognized during the legislative sessions of the Senate and Assembly. Pictured from left are Senator Little, Cadet Bigelow, Cadet Southerland and LtGen William J. Lennox, Jr., US Army Superintendent.
Forestry Award Presented to Little -- Senator Betty Little is pictured with Hugh Canham (left) and Kevin King (right) at this year's New York State Forestry Recognition Dinner held on March 15. Little was presented a plaque in recognition of her efforts on behalf of the forest products industry. Canham is a retired SUNY ESF professor and past president of the New York Society of American Forestry. King represents the Empire State Forest Products Association.
Veterans Meet With Sen. Little -- Senator Betty Little is pictured with members of veterans organizations in Clinton and Franklin counties during their recent visit to Albany. Senator Little last year sponsored a law that renames the Adirondack Northway (I-87 from exists 1 to 43) the "Adirondack Veterans' Memorial Highway" to acknowledge the tremendous sacrifices made by our veterans in defense of our state and nation.
Little Visits Chateaugay Students -- State Senator Betty Little is pictured with 5th grade students at the Chateaugay Central School. Senator Little visited the school in early March to discuss the legislative process, her role as Senator for the 45th District and to field questions from the students.
Continuing Education Students Recognized -- Two adult students who have bettered themselves with the support, guidance and instruction of Champlain Valley Educational Services were recognized in Albany for their personal achievements. Senator Betty Little presented a Legislative Resolution in honor of the occasion. Pictured, from left, are Tina Jarvis, Sen. Little and Anna Trombly.
Saranac Lake High School Students Compete In Albany -- Two teams from Saranac Lake High School competed in the LifeSmarts state finals championship in Albany on Wedns., March 2, 2005. LifeSmarts is a game show style competition that helps expand the marketplace knowledge and skills of high school students. Senator Betty Little presented a proclamation to the students in recognition of their achievement. Pictured front row from left are: Charlie King, Spencer Brill, Sen. Little, Glenn Pariera and Curren Neiderbuhl.
SOIL AND WATER ISSUES DISCUSSED -- Representatives of the Warren and Washington County Soil and Water Conservation Districts met with Senator Betty Little in her Albany office to discuss several issues, including storm water run-off projects. Pictured from left are George Ryan of Lake George, Senator Little, Dave Wick of Warrensburg and Joe Driscoll of Greenwich.
Senator Little is pictured with students who visited Albany recently to advocate for the college Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Pictured from left are: Mike Borden of Ausable Valley High School, Nicole Byrne, a student counselor, Senator Little, Justin Gallo of Lake Placid High School and Natalie Stevens of Tupper Lake High School.