Greg Ball's Press releases

PEEKSKILL HIGH SCHOOL GOES WIRELESS THANKS TO STATE GRANT

 

Peekskill, N.Y. – 10/02/2012 –Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a $75,000 grant has been awarded to the Peekskill Central School District allowing the High School to offer wireless internet to all students and staff.

October 3, 2012
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DAILY PEEKSKILL: PEEKSKILL H.S. CELEBRATES NEW WIFI

 

by Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Peekskill High School now has Internet access throughout the building, with no strings attached.

October 3, 2012
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL PRESENTS $100,000 TO LINCOLN MUSEUM IN PEEKSKILL

 

By Rasheed Oluwa

State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, presented a check for $100,000 to the Lincoln Depot Museum in Peekskill on Saturday.

October 2, 2012
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THE PATCH: SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $100,000 FOR TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AT SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Somers, N.Y. – 9/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a total of $100,000 in the form of bullet aid grants have been distributed to Somers Central School District.

October 2, 2012
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THE PATCH: OFFICIALS: TAX CAP WITHOUT MANDATE RELIEF IS A ‘SCAM’

 

By Sarah Studley

New York State and Westchester County Republicans stood alongside Mount Pleasant Supervisor Joan Maybury Monday to ask for mandate relief to coincide with the 2 percent tax cap, enacted last year by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

October 2, 2012
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BALL, ASTORINO & CASTELLI CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION ON UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

 

Valhalla, N.Y. – 10/01/2012 – With the possibility of a special session in the near future, Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) hosted a press conference to call on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature to take an up-or-down vote before January 1, 2013 to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package.

October 2, 2012
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U.S. PRESIDENT JOINS SENATOR GREG BALL FOR CHECK PRESENTATION IN PEEKSKILL

 

Peekskill, N.Y. – 9/29/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was joined by Abraham Lincoln look-alike to present a $100,000 grant that has been successfully secured for the Peekskill Lincoln Depot Museum.

October 1, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $150,000 TOUCHDOWN FOR CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL

 

Carmel, N.Y. – 9/29/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, funds are now available for a $150,000 grant to replace the Carmel High School athletic track.

October 1, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS: SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES START DATE OF RT. 22 PHASE II EXPANSION PROJECTS IN BREWSTER

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 9/27/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce that the Department of Transportation is expected to begin phase two of the Route 22 expansion project December of this year.

September 28, 2012
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THE COURIER: BALL INTRODUCES JOBS PLAN ON 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF SOUTHEAST MERCHANT

 

By: Eric Gross

Jobs were on the mind of State Senator Greg Ball Friday when calling on the State Assembly to follow suit with the Senate’s job plan.

Ball told a news conference at the Brewster Pastry Shop in Southeast, which celebrated its 5th anniversary last Friday, “tens of thousands of jobs will be created in the private sector by delivering tax relief to small business, reducing energy costs and enacting major fiscal reforms to make New York State more economically competitive.”

September 27, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $100,000 FOR TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AT SOMERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Somers, N.Y. – 9/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, a total of $100,000 in the form of bullet aid grants have been distributed to Somers Central School District.

September 26, 2012
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN’S DOWNING PARK MONUMENT RECEIVES FUNDING

 

by Brian Marschhauser

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown police officer Michael Kahn is $50,000 closer to realizing his goal of building a life-size Revolutionary War monument in Downing Park thanks to a state-funded grant that was presented Tuesday.

September 26, 2012
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THE PATCH: PINES BRIDGE MONUMENT’S FUNDRAISING THERMOMETER SHOWS PROGRESS

 

By Plamena Pesheva

The Pines Bridge Monument is a few thousand dollars closer to reaching its fundraising goal of $300,000 and becoming a reality.

September 26, 2012
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THE EXAMINER: BALL SEEKS PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BILL FOR NEW TZB MASS TRANSIT

 

State Sen. Greg Ball called on the state legislature to approve a measure that would allow for the formation of public-private partnerships to fund the new Tappan Zee Bride’s mass transit component and other infrastructure projects.

September 25, 2012
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PINES BRIDGE MONUMENT 50K CLOSER TO REALITY THANKS TO NEW YORK STATE GRANT

 

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – 9/25/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), along with the Yorktown Historical Society hosted a check presentation for a $50,000 capital grant that has been successfully secured for the Pines Bridge Monument.

September 25, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $50,000 GRANT TO WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER AT ‘GO PURPLE KICKOFF EVENT

 

Mohegan Lake, N.Y. – 9/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, funds are now available for a $50,000 grant for the Putnam/ Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center.

September 25, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ACCEPTS PAWLING VETERAN INTO SENATE HALL OF FAME

 

Pawling, N.Y. – (9/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), was at the Pawling Village Hall last week to officially accept the village boards nomination of Stan Mersand into Senator Greg Ball’s 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

September 22, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL PLANS BILL FOR TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

Written by: Theresa Juva-Brown

MOUNT KISCO — The idea of using private-sector money to pay for public projects appears to be gaining new momentum after getting an unsuccessful push from Gov. Andrew Cuomo last year.

September 22, 2012
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NEWS DAY: TAPPAN ZEE FORUM TO DISCUSS FUNDING IDEAS

 

By Thomas Zambito

State Sen. Greg Ball will host a roundtable discussion Friday on how public-private partnerships can be used to fund transportation initiatives like adding mass transit to the planned replacement for the Tappan Zee Bridge.

September 22, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: BALL ACCEPTS STONE INTO VETERAN’S HALL

State Sen. Greg Ball came to the Town Board meeting on Sept. 10 to officially accept longtime Lewisboro Hamlet resident Raymond T. Stone into the districtwide Veteran’s Hall of Fame.

Town Supervisor Peter Parsons nominated his friend and neighbor for the honor.

September 22, 2012
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