Senator George Maziarz attended a lunch meeting of more than 80 seniors at the Lewiston Senior Citizens Center this afternoon. He spoke about veterans issues, identity theft prevention, the Power Authority, and also fielded a number of questions from the audience.
Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Steve Hawley attended the monthly meeting of the Orleans County Legislators/Supervisors Association at Tillman's Village Inn. The state legislators fielded questions and concerns about the property tax cap and other issues of interest to local governments.
Last weekend Senator Maziarz had the pleasure of visiting the Iroquois Trail Council's Shooting Sports Tournament held at the Hartland Conservation Club. This event gives Boy Scouts the opportunity to compete against their peers safely in the shooting sports. They even let their state senator get a little trigger time!
Senator Maziarz recently visited the Lockport Community Christmas Market featuring local artisans, crafters, and merchants. The theme for last weekend's event was "Christmas in July," and here Senator Maziarz is seen signing a Christmas Card. Visit http://www.LockportCommunityMarket.com for more details.
Senator George Maziarz and Assemblyman Steve Hawley fielded questions from fair-goers during a town hall meeting at the Orleans County Fair. Topics included support for agriculture, veterans benefits, and mandate relief for local governments.
Senator George Maziarz joined Erie County Executive Chris Collins, Niagara County Legislators, and other officials to dedicate a new bridge linking the Town of Royalton (Niagara) with the Town of Newstead (Erie). The bridge spans Tonawanda Creek at Cedar Street/Foote Road and took two years to complete. The Niagara County Public Works Department managed the project.
Senator George Maziarz was honored to be chosen to serve as the Grand Marshall of the annual parade during Canal Fest, a weeklong celebration in North Tonawanda and Tonawanda. Festival-goers lined the streets to watch the parade go by on Tuesday evening.
Senator George Maziarz regularly visits Canal Fest in the Tonawandas. He is Grand Marshall of this year's parade. During his days as City Clerk in North Tonawanda, he was largely responsible for launching the popular summer festival.
Senator George Maziarz spoke at a ceremony today marking the 50th anniversary of the Niagara Power Project in Lewiston. The facility, which opened in 1961, is the third largest hydroelectric plant in the nation.
Senator George Maziarz joined local officials today to mark the opening of a new Splash Park and Fitness Trail at Krull Park in Olcott. The amenities were constructed by Niagara County through grant monies from the New York Office of State Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. This morning, the ribbon was cut and the water was turned on for the first time. A group of children were already waiting to get wet and cool off!
Senator George Maziarz and a number of his legislative colleagues recently tour the massive ongoing construction project below Grand Central Station in Manhattan. The multi-billion dollar Eastside Access Project will bring Long Island Railroad trains into the terminal.
Senator George Maziarz recently met with NYS Department of Transportation officials to encourage them to take actions to improve pedestrian safety along Dysinger Road in the Town of Lockport. There have been several recent accidents in the busy corridor.
Senator Maziarz recently hosted his free annual Small Business Development Seminar at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn. The event is held each year for aspiring entrepreneurs or for anyone looking for more information about growing a small business. The seminar, which included business development experts from across Western New York, presented valuable lessons about the small business world and what opportunities may be available.