Greg Ball's Press releases

PATTERSON WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Cheyanne Alberti from Patterson into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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NEW CASTLE WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Betsey Metz from New Castle into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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MOUNT PLEASANT WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Carolyn Cosenza from Mount Pleasant into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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AMBULANCE CORP VOLUNTEER NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Lizann Hunter from Mount Kisco into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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SOUTHEAST WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Meryl DiDio from Southeast into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Putnam County Legislator Roger Gross nominated Meryl.

May 27, 2014
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LEWISBORO WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Sue Valos from Lewisboro into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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PUTNAM COUNTY WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Kathleen Delamere from Carmel into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Putnam County Legislator Dini LoBue nominated Katheleen.

May 27, 2014
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CORTLANDT WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Jeni Shutrick-Vitiello from Cortlandt into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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‘RED HATTED HOTTIE’ NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Leah Olsen from Cortlandt into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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CARMEL WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Anne Pasquerello from Carmel into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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BUCHANAN WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Christine Metzger from Buchanan into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

Created and hosted by Senator Ball, The Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame was designed to honor outstanding women from throughout the 40th Senate District. Towns, villages and cities district-wide selected one nominee that was honored at a ceremony on May 29th in Mahopac.

May 27, 2014
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BREWSTER WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted June Offermann from Brewster into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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BEEKMAN WOMAN NOMINATED FOR SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

Mahopac, N.Y. – 5/29/14 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has inducted Jane Straub from Beekman into the 40th Senate District 3rd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

May 27, 2014
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LEGISALTIVE GAZETTE: DEADBEAT PARENTS BILL PUNISHES THOSE WHO QUIT WORK TO ESCAPE CHILD SUPPORT

The Senate has passed a bill to crack down on deadbeat parents.

The bill (S.2292), sponsored by Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, and co-sponsored by Sen. Joseph Addabbo, D-Ozone Park, aims to create consistency in first-degree and second-degree offenses of non-support of a child by a person who avoids employment to escape child support payments.

May 27, 2014
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CAPITAL NY: BALL MAKES DRONE REGULATION A FINAL PRIORITY

By Jessica Alaimo

ALBANY—One of State Sen. Greg Ball’s final legislative priorities is to make sure unmanned drones are friendly players in New York’s airspace.

Ball submitted a bill this week outlining when it is and isn’t OK for a satellite or an unmanned aerial vehicle to take images of people on private property, and makes it a crime to illegally use said drones—or use them to fire, “launch or transmit an electronic signal or kinetic projectile” in New York’s airspace.

May 27, 2014
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SENATOR BALL HONORS YORKTOWN VIETNAM VETERAN AND FORMER CEO OF HBO AT NYS VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Albany, N.Y. – 05/21/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I –Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, honored Vietnam Veteran Bill Nelson from Yorktown at the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame Monday afternoon.

The New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created to honor and recognize outstanding veterans from the Empire State who have distinguished themselves both in military and civilian life. Senator’s from each district across New York State recognized veterans from their district during Monday’s ceremony.

May 21, 2014
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SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA COMMITTEE VOTE

Albany, N.Y. – 05/20/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), member of the New York State Senate Health Committee, issued the following statement regarding (4406B) legislation that is scheduled to be voted on in committee at noon on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

May 20, 2014
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SENATOR GREG BALL HONORS BREWSTER FIREFIGHTER FOR HEROIC LIFE-SAVING ACTIONS

Albany, N.Y. – 05/19/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I –Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, paid tribute to a Brewster firefighter Ryan Blackwell on Monday afternoon for his prompt and heroic actions on September 14, 2013.

Ryan Blackwell was officially recognized by the New York State Senate with a Senate Resolution for his heroism in rescuing a 54 year-old Bronx woman from a fatal apartment fire. He discovered her on the floor of a smoke-filled hallway after fighting to keep the fire from spreading.

May 19, 2014
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SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING FUTURE

Brewster, N.Y. – 05/19/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) issued the following statement regarding his future.

“As many know, I term limited myself in the Assembly and am proud to now follow through on that same pledge in the Senate. For 8 years I have enjoyed a tremendous opportunity to serve. Those memories and friendships will last a lifetime and I am forever grateful. As an elected official, and unlike many, I swore to make the position my full time job and to not accept outside employment. I kept my word and am proud to have done so, but now it is time to return to the private sector, and eventually, hopefully take time to raise a family.

May 19, 2014
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MAHOPAC WOMAN HONORED AT NYS WOMEN OF DISTINCTION CEREMONY

Albany, N.Y. – 05/14/2014 – Mahopac resident Alana Sweeny, former Executive Director of the New York State Council on Children and Families, was nominated by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and honored Tuesday night at the statewide Women of Distinction Ceremony in Albany, NY.

May 14, 2014
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