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MEDIA ADVISORY--- SHE FELL IN THE ARMS OF A SAINT---STEVEN ST. BERNARD

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AWARDED HERO STEVEN ST. BERNARD WITH $1000

Senator Eric Adams acknowledged and honored Steven St. Bernard at the Brooklyn Cyclone’s game at MCU Park in Coney Island for his heroic act that saved a 7-year-old girl’s life.

Steven St. Bernard,  a New York City bus driver who is also Vice President of his building's tenants association in Coney Island, rushed over to a building where a young girl was standing outside of a 3rd floor window on top of an air conditioner.  As the young girl fell about 30 feet towards the street below, Steven St. Bernard caught her, saving her from a fatal fall; St. Bernard suffered a torn tendon in his arm.  

July 26, 2012
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Unveiling Ceremony of Leonard "Lenny" Korben Circle

Senator Adams attended the unveiling ceremony of Leonard "Lenny" Korben Circle.  Community Board 17 hosted the ceremony.  The late Leonard "Lenny" Korben served a term as First-Vice Chair of CB 17, treasurer of the East Church Avenue Merchants Association and the Chairman of the Commerce Committee for over 24 years.

July 26, 2012
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Brooklyn Wide Clergy Luncheon

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS HOSTED A SPECIAL CLERGY LUNCHEON FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN REGARDING RESOURCES FOR HOMEOWNERS FACING FORECLOSURE

On Thursday, July 19, 2012,  NYS Senator Eric Adams hosted a special clergy luncheon at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn to address solutions to the borough's foreclosure crisis.  This interfaith gathering of 150 Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Sikh leaders represented a diverse cross-section of Brooklyn congregations.  Clergy from different faiths offered up prayers to gain understanding and guidance about the foreclosure crisis to provide the wisdom to effectively assist their respective congregations.  

July 26, 2012
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Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan Mubarak! to all Muslims in Brooklyn as the holy month of Ramadan begins. May this period of fasting and prayer serve to find the good in all, remember those who are less fortunate and hungry, and renew a pact with God.

 

July 24, 2012
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Statement from NYS Senator Eric Adams regarding the Aurora, Colorado Shooting Incident

"Actions of horrific proportion besieged innocent theater goers in Aurora, Colorado, when 24-year-old gunman James Holmes unleashed a torrent of bullets, killing 12 and injuring 58 persons, the youngest of whom is three months old. My sincere condolences are extended to the families of those fatally wounded, and I also send my best wishes for both a physical and emotional recovery for those who were injured.

July 21, 2012
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Annual Senior Appreciation Luncheon

Senator Adams, in partnership with Healthfirst hosted the Annual Senior Appreciation Luncheon at the Rose Castle.

 

July 16, 2012
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Senator Adams on "Up Close" with Bill Ritter

Click here to view Senator Adams' interview on "Up Close" on ABC Channel 7 with Bill Ritter.

July 16, 2012
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NY1 Online: Elected Leaders Sound Off on Police Commissioner’s Criticism

Click here to view the interview with Errol Louis, Senator Eric Adams and Councilmember Jumanne Williams

July 13, 2012
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Public Programs: NYC Parks

For more information about New York City Parks public programs click here. These programs are offered year-round.

July 12, 2012
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SchoolFood Programs in New York City

For more information about school food summer meal programs near you, click here.

July 12, 2012
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Media Advisory---Commissioner Ray Kelly, Come Visit Our Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  

 

MEDIA ADVISORY--- COMMISSIONER RAY KELLY, COME VISIT OUR COMMUNITIES

 

NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS AND LEADERS OF BLACK AND LATINO ANTI-VIOLENCE GROUPS WILL INVITE POLICE COMMISSIONER KELLY TO WALK WITH THEM IN HIGH CRIME AREAS TO VIEW FIRST-HAND THE GRASSROOTS EFFORTS TO STOP VIOLENCE.

 

July 12, 2012
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When Black Men Pray Event

Senator Adams was one of the guest speakers at St. Paul's Community Baptist Church for their "When Black Men PrayCommunity March Event."  In light of the Trayvon Martin tragedy, the program that followed the march was entitled, "Something For Trayvon."  Senator Adams presented his powerpoint presentation "What To Do When Stopped By The Police"  As a former member of law enforcement and current legislator, Senator Adams shared his vast knowledge and experience on this very important issue of the Stop, Question and Frisk Procedure.  The powerpoint presentation is available on this official website.

June 29, 2012
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Internship/Volunteer with Senator Adams

Daniel Vaughn (right) and Guiseppe Vignolesi (left) were Senator Adams' interns this legislative session in Albany, where they gained extensive knowledge about policy issues so they can enhance their academic studies.  If you would like to intern/volunteer in our district office, please call the office at (718) 284-4700.

June 28, 2012
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Officer Brennan honored in Senate Chambers

New York City Police Officer Brennan of Bushwick, Brooklyn, was honored in Albany.  While on the line of duty, he was shot in the base of his skull, almost near death chasing a wanted suspect in Brooklyn.

June 28, 2012
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Senator Adams hosts, "A Conversation..."

Senator Adams held roundtable discussion about Trayvon Martin tragedy and the consequences of "Stand Your Ground" legislation (S. 281) becoming law in New York State.  The panel was moderated by Jennifer L. Williams and featured Senator Adams, Daniel Maree (Million Hoodies March organizer), Jason Gerald (retired NYPD Sergeant), Evelyn C. (Youth Task Force member), and Michael Skolnik (Editor-in-Chief of Global Grind).

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June 27, 2012
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Senator Adams---2012 Job Fair

Brooklyn Chamber Of Commerce, Youth America, Inc., in partnership with NYS Senator Eric Adams hosted a Job Fair in Brooklyn to provide hope of employment for local residents.

June 27, 2012
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