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The free event is being held Saturday, April 28 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Queensbury Activity Center located at 742 Bay Road.
The main entrance to the Activity Center is located on the backside of the Activity Center. When you arrive at 742 Bay Road, please make sure you pull behind the main Town Hall building and proceed to the far left, up an incline; this is the main entrance for the Activity Center.
The New York State Senate today passed legislation that allows for the creation of a training program for volunteers interested in assisting the search and rescue operations of state forest rangers. The bill (S.553), sponsored by Senator Betty Little (R-C-I, Queensbury), will enhance the safety of volunteers and the public during search and rescue operations in the Adirondacks, Catskills and other forested communities across the state.
The State Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would extend remote net metering benefits to include micro-hydroelectric generation.
Remote net metering is currently allowed for wind, solar and digester technologies used by non-residential customers, including farms.
The bill (S.6670) would allow farm operations, customers with land in agricultural production, or non-residential customers to apply credit received for power delivered to the grid to any of the customer's meters rather than only to a single, directly connected meter as long as the meters are located on the customer’s property within the same utility territory.
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.
“It’s good to complete a budget on-time for a second consecutive year and also do so in daylight. The new budget continues to reorient New York State government, putting it on a much more sustainable financial trajectory. The budget does not increase taxes, restrains spending and focuses on the issue important to most New Yorkers – job creation. Although the economy is steadily improving,
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.
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.