Greg Ball's Press releases

TRICY CUSHNER NAMED AS YORKTOWN WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/10/13) – Tricy Cushner has been honored as the Town of Yorktown’s nomination for the 2nd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson).

June 10, 2013
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MARJORIE KEITH NAMED AS CARMEL WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/10/13) – Marjorie Keith has been honored as the Town of Carmel’s nomination for the 2nd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson).

June 10, 2013
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SENATOR BALL URGES LEGISLATURE TO PASS JOB CREATION BILL FOR SERVICE DISABLED VETERANS

Albany, N.Y. – 6/10/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs Committee is urging the New York State Senate and Assembly to pass S2803A, legislation that would give service disabled veterans a preference for state contracts.

June 10, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL & MOUNT PLEASANT SCHOOL BOARD HOST SCHOOL SAFETY ROUNDTABLE

 

Mount Pleasant, N.Y. – 6/08/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) hosted a School Safety Roundtable on Saturday, June 8th with the Mount Pleasant Central School District Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Susan Guiney.

June 9, 2013
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LOHUD: YOUSSEF NAMED PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) (right) congratulates Steven Youssef upon a the Carmel High School junior’s recent election as the president of the New York State Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Credit: The office of Greg Ball / The office of Greg Ball

June 6, 2013
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THE COURIER: ‘SPONSOR A VET’ TRIP TO WASHINGTON PLANNED

Eric Gross

State Senator Greg Ball is asking the public to “sponsor a vet.”

The Putnam-Dutchess-Westchester lawmaker is organizing a trip this fall to Washington, D.C., honoring veterans of World War II.

June 6, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL: ‘STOP AND FRISK’ SAVES LIVES AND KEEPS OUR STREETS SAFE

Albany, N.Y. – 6/05/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs Committee released the following statement following the Assembly passage of A6716A “an act to amend the penal law, in relation to criminal possession of marihuana in the fifth degree.”

June 5, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL HONORS NORTH SALEM SERVICEMAN BEFORE JULY DEPLOYMENT TO JAPAN

Albany, N.Y. – 6/04/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security & Military Affairs Committee honored Lieutenant Jake Hauser of North Salem for his service in the U.S. Coast Guard on the New York State Senate Floor.

June 4, 2013
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ABC 10: THIRD ANNUAL ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY, TO HONOR RAILROAD PUPS

ALBANY, N.Y. – Tuesday, June 4th marks the third annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day.

Senator Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco announced that the families who adopted Railroad Puppies Hudson and Pearl, the pit bull puppies left by a railroad track in Albany, will be featured at this year’s event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. NEWS CENTER’s Steve Caporizzo, from Pet Connection, will emcee the event beginning at 10:30 a.m.

June 4, 2013
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HEROES IN TRANSITION GALA RAISES MONEY TO HELP RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS

 

(Left to right: Father Tom Lutz, Michael Warshaw, Senator Greg Ball & Duke Searles)

New York, N.Y. – 6/03/2013 –  Heroes in Transition hosted their annual gala this past weekend at the Union Square W Hotel in New York City to raise money for returning military service members.

June 3, 2013
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FOX 23: 3RD ANNUAL NYS ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY

ALBANY, N.Y. – Tuesday, June 4th marks the third annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day.

Senator Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco announced that the families who adopted the Railroad Puppies Hudson and Pearl, the pit bull puppies left by a railroad track in Albany, will be featured at this year’s event from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

June 3, 2013
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THE EXAMINER: CORTLANDT VETERAN SELECTED AS STATE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

The chairman of Cortlandt’s Hudson Valley Veterans Committee was recently inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame by Senator Greg Ball (R,C.I/Patterson).

June 3, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: SEN. GREG BALL HOSTS MOUNT PLEASANT EVENTS THIS WEEK

by Meredith Shamburger

MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. – Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) will make two stops in Mount Pleasant this week to discuss school safety and meet local residents.

June 3, 2013
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BARK, MEOW AND NEIGH, IT’S TIME FOR ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY!

Ball, Tedisco to Join Albany Railroad Puppies Hudson and Pearl for 3 Annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day

Albany, N.Y. – 5/31/2013 – Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C, I  – Patterson) and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Glenville) today announced that the families who adopted Hudson and Pearl, the pit bull puppies left by a railroad track in Albany, will be featured at the 3rd Annual NYS Animal Advocacy Day on Tuesday, June 4th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY.  The speaking program, which will be emceed by Steve Caporizzo, from Pet Connection, will begin at 10:30 a.m.

May 31, 2013
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL & MOUNT PLEASANT SCHOOL BOARD TO HOST SCHOOL SAFETY ROUNDTABLE

Brewster, N.Y. – 5/30/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) will be hosting a School Safety Roundtable on Saturday, June 8th at Westlake High School with the Mount Pleasant Central School District Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Susan Guiney, to address school safety and mental health issues.

May 30, 2013
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‘SPONSOR A VET’ PROGRAM PLANS TRIP TO WASHINGTON MEMORIAL

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State Sen. Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Heroes in Transition, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 21, are asking the public to “sponsor a vet” to help them send more than 100 World War II veterans to visit the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., this fall.

May 30, 2013
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2013 MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

 

Throughout the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, many of our communities will pay tribute to these heroes by hosting parades and ceremonies. To make it more convenient for you and your family to join in these commemorations, here is a special Memorial Day section that contains a listing of the events in our area.

May 24, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL HONORS FOX LANE STUDENT AS YOUTH OF THE YEAR

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/24/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) honored Elizabeth Stephenson of Mt. Kisco as the Westchester Boys and Girls Club Youth of The Year.

May 24, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL PASSES BILL TO PROTECT PRIVACY OF AIRPORT BODY SCAN IMAGES

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/24/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee announced that S2583, legislation that will make the misuse of body scanner images a crime in New York State, has passed the New York State Senate.

May 24, 2013
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SEN. BALL PASSES BILL TO PROTECT ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS FROM LOSING CHILD CUSTODY

 

Albany, N.Y. – (5/21/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee announced today that S3507A, legislation to protect active duty military service members from losing permanent child custody due to deployment, has passed the New York State Senate.

May 21, 2013
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