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DAILY NORTH SALEM: NORTH SALEM’S HELLWINKEL TO BE HONORED BY BALL

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem’s Janice Hellwinkel got a call from Town Supervisor Warren Lucas during the winter, telling her she was to be nominated to state Sen. Greg Ball’s roster of the 40th District Women of Distinction.

March 27, 2012
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THE PATCH: VIRGINIA REDERER HONORED AS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

 

By Liz Giegerich

The Village of Buchanan and New York State Senator Greg Ball honored Buchanan resident Virginia Rederer as a 40th Senate District Woman of Distinction Monday night.

March 7, 2012
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DAILY MT. KISCO: SEN. BALL PUSHES LATEST MTA TAX REPEAL BILLS

 

by Alex Birsh

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. — The Bedford Hills train station held the sight of Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Sen. Lee Zeldin (R, C, I – Shirley) at the podium to publicly push their newest bills that they are trying to get passed in the New York Senate and Assembly, which would exempt municipal governments, schools and libraries from the MTA Payroll Tax that was partially repealed in December.

March 5, 2012
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DAILY PEEKSKILL: BALL HOSTS EDUCATION FORUM IN PEEKSKILL

 

by Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – The state tax cap and mandates, both unfunded and partially unfunded, were the hot topics of conversation at an education forum at Peekskill High School Tuesday evening hosted by District 40 State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson).

March 1, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: VETERANS HONORED IN HEN HUD HIGH SCHOOL

 

by Jessica Glenza

MONTROSE, N.Y. – World War II veteran Frank Campanaro was honored by New York State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) Tuesday afternoon, his picture and a brief biography hung on Ball’s Veteran’s Wall of Fame in the Hendrick Hudson High School main hallway.

March 1, 2012
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MAHOPAC NEWS: SENATOR BALL TALKS TAX RELIEF

 

by Kathleen Maffetone

New York State Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) told the Town Board Feb. 15 that although the property tax levy cap isn’t perfect, it is a first step towards tax relief for property owners.

March 1, 2012
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LOHUD: FREE VETERANS’ BURIALS SOUGHT

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

New York is one of only 10 states not participating in a federal program that pays for a final resting place for those who served their country.

February 27, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL, CASTELLI CALL FOR LEGISLATURE TO PASS STATE VETS CEMETERY LAW

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Two state lawmakers are calling on their colleagues to pass legislation that will let New York enter into a federal funding program to create a state veterans’ cemetery for the area.

February 24, 2012
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DAILY LEWISBORO: SENATOR BALL PAYS VISIT TO LEWISBORO SENIORS

 

by Bob Dumas

SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) stopped by the Lewisboro Adult Seniors’ weekly meeting at the South Salem Firehouse on Wednesday to meet with its leaders and discuss the group’s problems and needs.

February 14, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: LIGHT ATTENDANCE AT BALL’S BUCHANAN OFFICE HOURS

 

by Jessica Glenza

BUCHANAN, N.Y. – Less than a dozen people showed to State Sen. Greg Ball’s (R-Patterson) office hours, a question and answer session with the senator, late Wednesday morning at Buchanan Village Hall. Points of concern among the scant crowd were split between state issues, like tax cap legislation, and micro-issues, including village signage.

February 9, 2012
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LOHUD: SENATE BILL INCREASING PENALTIES FOR TERRORISTS USING CREDIT CARDS

Posted by: Mike Risinit

The state Senate today passed a bill that will increase penalties for those using credit cards to fund terrorist activities. Sponsored by state Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, the new legislation makes it a more serious felony for those “soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism” where “the soliciting or providing involves the use of a credit card.”

February 7, 2012
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LOHUD: HYDROFRACKING FORUM IN MOUNT KISCO THIS WEEK

 

Posted by: Barbara Nackman

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, will host a presentation at the Mount Kisco Public Library this Thursday on hydraulic fracturing, the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits.

February 6, 2012
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THE PATCH: EAGLEFEST 2012 TAKES FLIGHT

By Stu Bayer

Senator Greg Ball presents Teatown’s Diane Baron a check for $20,000 to continue to fund EagleFest at Croton Point Park.

February 6, 2012
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DAILY PEEKSKILL: PEEKSKILL BE FIRST BOXING HOLDS GRAND OPENING

 

by Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Hundreds turned out Saturday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of Peekskill Be First Boxing’s first permanent home in years.

February 6, 2012
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DAILY POUND RIDGE: NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL CENTER RECEIVES RADIOLOGY GRANT

 

by Alex Birsh

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The Northern Westchester Hospital staff was handed the keys to a brand new radiology-imaging suite this week, and along with the open door came a large reimbursement check from the state of New York. The check, which amounted to $250,000, was a grant to fund the suite in full.

February 4, 2012
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LOHUD: MOUNT KISCO HOSPITAL GETS $250K GRANT, CEREMONY TOMORROW

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

MOUNT KISCO — Northern Westchester Hospital is getting a $250,000 state grant to help pay for its new radiology imaging suite.

February 1, 2012
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: PROTESTERS: CUOMO WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR FRACKING PROBLEMS

 

By Andrew Carden
Calling on state legislators to support a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” in New York state, a coalition of environmentalists were joined by both celebrities and concerned lawmakers during a rally in the Capitol Jan. 23.

 

February 1, 2012
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THE PATCH: EX-MAYOR PAT REILLY PICKED AS ‘WOMAN OF DISTINCTION’ FOR MT. KISCO

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Former Mayor Patricia Reilly has been chosen to be Mount Kisco’s woman of distinction, a project being done by state Sen. Greg Ball for each community in his district.

February 1, 2012
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