Greg Ball's Press releases

SENATOR GREG BALL HONORS NEW YORK STATE TROOPER FOR SERVICE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/23/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), honored Carmel resident, Billy Staviski with a New York State Senate Proclamation in recognition for his twenty-two years of service to the New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association.

July 23, 2012
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL DELIVERS $20,000 PROMISE TO TEATOWN LAKE RESERVATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/17/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), has successfully secured a $20,000 bullet aid grant for the Teatown Lake Reservation.

July 21, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: YOUTH OFFICER GRANT

 

Written by Jane K. Dove

Town Board member Peter DeLucia said plans for the $80,000 grant toward a youth officer at the John Jay campus secured by state Sen. Greg Ball, 40th District, were moving forward.

July 20, 2012
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THE EXAMINER: SENATOR THANKS THOSE WHO CONTRIBUTED TO FIRST RESPONDER EVENT

 

On Saturday, July 7, I had the privilege of hosting the 1stAnnual First Responders Appreciation Day event at beautiful Camp Kiwi in Carmel, NY in honor of all of our Police Officers, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Service Workers, Correction Officers, Court Officers, Veterans and their families.

I’d like to personally thank VA Hudson Valley Health Care System for merging their Welcome Home Event with the First Responders Appreciation Day and for bringing their Mobile Outreach Mobile for so that onsite evaluations could be offered to the Veterans. They provided comprehensive information about Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits and VA Health care services, as well as the supportive services for families and/or significant others; and services of the OEF-OIF-OND program (Returning Veterans Program).

July 20, 2012
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THE EXAMINER: BALL SECURES GRANT TO RENOVATE PEEKSKILL LEGION POST

 

(Jerry O’Shaughnessy of the Peekskill American Legion, Sen. Greg Ball and Westchester County Legislator John Testa at last month’s Peekskill American Legion 5K Run/Walk For Heroes. Ball took 9th place with a time of 21:02.)

NYS Senator Greg Ball has secured a $50,000 capital grant, which will provide much-needed renovations for the Peekskill American Legion Post 274.

July 20, 2012
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THE PUTNAM COUNTY COURIER: BALL WANTS CON ED STRIKE SETTLED

 

By: Douglas Cunningham

State Sen. Greg Ball, who has constituents in Consolidated Edison territory in Westchester, said the company should promptly negotiate with its 8,500 rank-and-file employees and settle the matter. Ball met with some of the locked-out workers on Tuesday.

July 19, 2012
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NEWS DAY: BALL SEEKS PICKS FOR VETERANS HALL OF FAME

 

Sen. Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) is seeking nominations for his second annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame, which will honor a veteran from each town, village and city in the 40th Senate District, according to a news release from Ball’s office Wednesday.

July 19, 2012
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FIVE NORTH SALEM TEENS ACHIEVE HIGHEST RANK IN SCOUTING

 

(From left to right: Eagle Scouts, Warren Thomas Lucas, Senator Greg Ball, James Clark Batchelder, Couri Leuschner, Peter Zambellietti, and Russell Barnard)

 

North Salem, N.Y. – (6/30/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented Warren Thomas Lucas, James Clark Batchelder, Couri Leuschner, Peter Zambellietti, and Russell Barnard of North Salem Boy Scout Troop 1 with a New York State Senate Proclamations for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at North Salem High School Auditorium.

July 18, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS ON PROMISE TO TEATOWN LAKE RESERVATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/17/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C-Patterson), has successfully secured a $20,000 bullet aid grant for the Teatown Lake Reservation.

July 17, 2012
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FRO-YO FUSION OPENS DOORS IN MAHOPAC

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – (7/15/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), joined Fro-Yo Fusion as they their grand opening in Mahopac, N.Y. Fro-Yo Fusion is a self-serve frozen yogurt and toppings bar, smoothie, fruit and candy shop!

July 16, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE TOUR TO MAKE FIRST STOP IN YORKTOWN

 

*** MEDIA ADVISORY******Tuesday, July 17th at 6 pm***

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/16/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), will be at Legacy Field in Yorktown Heights on Tuesday night to kickoff his legislative update tour from Albany.

July 16, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO KICKOFF TOWN TOUR

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/16/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), will be kicking off his town hall tour this week in Yorktown Heights. The tour is designed to provide communities with an update following this year’s legislative session.

July 16, 2012
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SENATOR BALL THANKS LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR GIVING BACK TO VETERANS AND FIRST RESPONDERS

 

On Saturday, July 7th I had the privilege of hosting the 1st Annual First Responders Appreciation Day event at beautiful Camp Kiwi in Carmel, NY in honor of all of our Police Officers, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Service Workers, Correction Officers, Court Officers, Veterans and their families.

July 13, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL ACCUSES CON EDISON OF BAD-FAITH BARGAINING

 

Written by: Ernie Garcia

Labor contract talks between Con Edison and its union continued Wednesday as state Sen. Greg Ball accused the utility of bargaining in bad faith.

July 12, 2012
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POLITICKER: IN A PRESS RELEASE, STATE SENATOR CALL ON CONED TO ‘CUT THE CRAP’

 

By Colin Campbell

With the contract negotiations between Consolidated Edison Inc. and its largest New York union alternating between hot and cold, State Senator Greg Ball isn’t going to take it sitting down. Consequently, his office sent out a press release this morning entitled, “BALL TO CON ED: ‘GET IT DONE! CUT THE CRAP, CLOSE THE GAP.’”

July 11, 2012
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BALL TO CON ED: “GET IT DONE! CUT THE CRAP, CLOSE THE GAP”

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (7/11/12) – On July 1, 2012 Con Edison locked out 8,500 employees after contract talks broke down with Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers Union of America.

July 11, 2012
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NEWS DAY: $50K GRANT FOR PEEKSKILL AMERICAN LEGION REPAIRS

 

Photo credit: Courtesy of Sen. Greg Ball | Jerry O’Shaughnessy of the Peekskill American Legion Post No. 0274, left, with state Sen. Greg Ball and Westchester County Legis. John Testa, right, in June at the Peekskill American Legion 5-kilometer Run/Walk For Heroes.

July 10, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS ON PROMISE TO PEEKSKILL AMERICAN LEGION

 

(From left to right: Jerry O’Shaughnessy of the Peekskill American Legion, Senator Greg Ball and Legislator John Testa. The picture was taken last month at the Peekskill American Legion 5K Run/Walk For Heroes. Senator Ball took 9th place with a time of 21:02.)

July 10, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: TOWN TO GET GRANT FOR YOUTH OFFICER

 

Written by Jane K. Dove

Thanks to the efforts of State Sen. Greg Ball, Lewisboro will be receiving an $80,000 grant towards adding a full-time youth officer to the town police force.

July 10, 2012
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