Eric Adams's Blog entries

Senator Adams in Action---Hurricane Sandy

Senator Adams surveys his district during the storm.

 

 

October 31, 2012
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Senator Adams Visits Haiti

Senator Adams led a delegation to Haiti to assess the aftermath of the earthquake in 2010.

October 31, 2012
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Brooklyn Bike Event

Senator Adams attended a cycling event in Brooklyn.

October 30, 2012
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Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church Men's Ministry First Annual Leadership Summit

Senator Adams was a panelist at the Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church Men's Ministries First Annual Leadership Summit, where the theme was "The Role of Men in Society: Why More Men Need to Step Up and Lead."

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October 29, 2012
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Boro Park Jewish Community Council Community Tribute Breakfast

Senator Adams attended the Boro Park Jewish Community Council Community Tribute Breakfast and joined by guests commemorating over 10 years of the organization's outstanding service to the community.

October 29, 2012
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Trinity Baptist Church GEMS Youth Convocation Summit

Senator Adams was a panelist for the Trinity Baptist Church GEMS Youth Convocation Summit, where the theme was "Do You Feel Me?" It was a discussion of various topics important to youth such as stereotypes, communication issues, fears and pressures and violation of rights (ex: stop and frisk policy)  Senator Adams is joined by the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Pastor Glenmore Bembry.

October 29, 2012
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Senator Adams rallied with parents and students at P.S. 138 against the co-location of their school

Senator Adams joined parents and students at P.S. 138 at 760 Prospect Place to rally against the proposed co-location of Success Academy in their school.  Although Senator Adams supports charter schools, he is opposed to forced “co-location” of charter schools within public school buildings.

October 29, 2012
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Senator Adams attends a Jewish Wedding in South Williamsburg

Senator Adams joined 10,000 Hasidic community members to celebrate the joyous wedding of Rabbi Zalman Teitelbaum's grandson, Chaim Hersch Rosenberger and Classoner Rav Scher in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  The celebration for the wedding took place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

October 29, 2012
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From the Desk of New York State Senator Adams---Information about Hurricane Sandy

Due to the impending storm, subways will shut down at 7 pm tonight and buses will cease operations at  9 pm tonight.

 

If anyone is shut-in and in need of assistance call 911 or your local police precinct:

 

71st  :     718-735-0511

72nd :    718-965-6311

76th :      718-834-3211

77th:       718-735-0611

78th:       718-646-6411

 

NYC public schools will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29.

 

Be safe.       

October 28, 2012
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American Red Cross Prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy may take aim at the eastern coast of the United States as early as this weekend, and the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.

From Florida to Maine, the Red Cross is placing shelter locations, trained disaster workers, vehicles and supplies on alert.

The Red Cross is also working in close collaboration with government officials and community partners to coordinate potential response efforts.

 

People in the possible path of this storm should keep informed about the storm's progress and get prepared now in case their community is affected.

The Red Cross also recommends these quick steps to take now to be prepared for emergencies like hurricanes - build a kit, make a plan and be informed:

October 27, 2012
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Community Guest Day at Bethel SDA Church

Senator Adams attended "Community Guest Day" at Bethel SDA Church in Brooklyn, hosted by Rev. Dr. Allen C. Martin and the church congregation.

October 25, 2012
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Historical Mayor's Ball

Senator Adams attended the Historic Mayor's Ball in Long Island where three African American Mayors were honored: the Hon. Wayne J. Hall (village of Hempsted), the Hon. Andrew Hardwick (Village of Freeport), and the Hon. Geoffrey Prime (Village of South Floral Park). 

October 25, 2012
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Senator Adams attended the dedication of the television broadcast studio at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School

Senator Adams attended the dedication of the television broadcast studio built by New York WEB Center at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School. This state of the art, HD studio will serve Medgar high school students during school hours, and will be available to students and community after school as well.

October 25, 2012
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Senator Adams joined District Attorney Hynes, EMS workers and other legislators to introduce legislation

Senator Adams joined District Attorney Charles Hynes, EMS workers and legislators to announce a bill that will increase the charges for any person that assaults an EMS worker during their course of duty.

October 23, 2012
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Senator Eric Adams joined TWU Local 100 leadership calling on the MTA to expedite the Installation of Bus Partitions

 

****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****

Senator Eric Adams joined TWU Local 100 in calling on the MTA to expedite the Installation of Bus Partitions

Brooklyn, NY—Senator Eric Adams joined TWU Local 100 leadership in a press conference in front of Jackie Gleason Bus Depot located in Sunset Park.

“It is unacceptable that as of October 16th, there have only been 679 partitions installed out of the MTA’s 7,000-bus fleet,” said TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen. “The MTA is responsible for providing a safe work environment for our members, who are subject to physical assaults, spitting, menacing, harassment, and more as they carry out their duty to the riding public.”

October 18, 2012
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