Greg Ball's Press releases

DAILY CROTON: CROTON VETERANS HONORED IN ALBANY

 

by Jessica Glenza

ALBANY, N.Y. – Croton resident Eugene Parrotta was inducted into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday, by Senator Greg Ball (R-Patterson). Once a year, each New York State Senator chooses a veteran to induct. Parrotta was one of 60 inducted Tuesday.

May 24, 2012
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LOHUD: BALL SEEKS JOB-CREATION BILL FOR VETERANS

 

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Posted by: Joseph Spector

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, yesterday introduced legislation that would help veterans get jobs.

May 23, 2012
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WCAX: NY BILLS SEEK TO HELP DISABLED VETERANS

 

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Proposed state legislation would give disabled veterans a competitive advantage in landing state contracts while using tax incentives to help employers hire veterans.

May 23, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL HOSTS ROUNDTABLE & AWARDS CEREMONY ON EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSITION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Thursday, May 22, 11 A.M.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/21/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), along with his Special Needs Advisory Council will be hosting a roundtable on Employment and Transition Opportunities for People with Disabilities, at the Mt. Kisco Library, located at 100 East Main Street  Mount Kisco, NY 10549 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL CALLS FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS

 

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Albany , N.Y. – (5/22/2012) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and other Senators and Assembly Members hosted a press conference for the need of Job Creation Opportunities for Veterans.

May 23, 2012
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THE PATCH: CROTON MAN INDUCTED INTO VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME

 

By Christopher Michael McHugh

Senator Greg Ball, Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee,  honored  Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.

May 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE VETERAN’S HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

(Senator Ball, State Nominee Eugene Parrotta and Senate Majority Leader Skelos)

Albany, N.Y. – (5/22/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee,  honored  Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta, at the annual New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame event in Albany, NY.

May 22, 2012
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THE PATCH: VETS HONORED WITH A DISTRICT HALL OF FAME

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Mention Flavio Benini to those who knew him and they will list his significant accomplishments. These memories include his World War II service in the Philippines, in which he worked to detect landmines and was severely wounded. They also include a time in the 1950s, when as a Mount Kisco police officer, he pulled a woman out of a vehicle that was stuck on railroad tracks and was in danger of being hit by an oncoming train.

May 22, 2012
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EXAMINER: BALL PUSHES TO REGULATE PUPPY MILLS

 

State Senator Greg Ball (R-Patterson) has enlisted the support of his Animal Advisory Council, concerned constituents, the Westchester County SPCA, and their furry friends to address the issue of puppy mills in New York.

May 22, 2012
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SENATOR BALL CALLS FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Tuesday, May 22nd  ***

 

 

Albany , N.Y. – (5/21/2012) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be holding a press conference on Tuesday, May 22nd, at 1:45 PM, immediately following the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee meeting, in room 124 of the Capitol, on the need for Job Creation Opportunities for Veterans.

May 21, 2012
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THE PATCH: NWH & GREG BALL HOLD SENIOR HEALTH FAIR

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

The Boys & Girls Club played host Friday to a Health and Wellness Fair supporting the needs of senior citizens. The event was sponsored by Northern Westchester Hospital and state Sen. Greg Ball.

May 21, 2012
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NEWSDAY: SENATE HALL OF FAME TO ADD LOCAL VETERAN

 

By MEGHAN MURPHY

Vietnam veteran Eugene Parrotta, an advocate for soldiers, will represent Westchester County’s 40th Senate District in the 2012 New York Senate Veteran Hall of Fame, state Sen. Greg Ballannounced Sunday at the Mount Kisco American Legion.

May 21, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL HOSTS “PUPPY MILL PROTEST”

 

Somers, N.Y. – (5/19/12) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), has enlisted the support of his Animal Advisory Council, concerned constituents, the Westchester County SPCA, and their furry friends, to address issue of “Puppy Mills” in New York State.

May 21, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL HOSTS GRAND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AND ANNOUNCES NYS VETERAN NOMINEE

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (5/20/2012) On Sunday, May 20 Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) The Chairman of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs hosted a Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for his Veterans Wall of Fame. At the ceremony Senator Ball announced that Croton-on-Hudson resident, Eugene Parrotta will be his nominee for the 2012 New York State Veterans’ Hall of fame.

May 20, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. GREG BALL BILL TARGETS ‘PUPPY MILLS,’ FOCUSES ON HYGIENE, HEALTH AT DOG BREEDERS

 

Written by: Rob Ryser

SOMERS — Puppies raised in factory-like conditions would get better nutrition, better exercise and better veterinary care under a bill sponsored by state Sen. Greg Ball.

May 20, 2012
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DAILY SOMERS: BALL PROTESTS PUPPY MILLS AT RALLY IN SOMERS

 

by Rick Pezzullo

SOMERS, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) has enlisted some dogs to gather support for legislation he proposed to improve the health and quality of life of animals by providing licensed pet dealers with updated standards of care.

May 20, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $50,000 TO YORKTOWN & LAKELAND CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR ATHLETIC PROGRAM

Yorktown, N.Y. – (5/11/12)  Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), successfully secured $50,000 for the Yorktown & Lakeland Central School Districts, which will be used to pay for Athletic Medical and Safety Equipment.

May 17, 2012
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DEMOCRAT & CHRONCILE: THERE'S STILL TIME FOR N.Y. LAWMAKERS TO ADDRESS 'PUPPY MILLS'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement this week that he wants to strengthen the safety net for New Yorkers with disabilities ensures legislators will be busy through the June 21 end of the session. They should be mindful not to let other important initiatives, such as tightening regulations on New York’s dog-breeding operations, get lost in the shuffle.

May 17, 2012
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TONAWANDA NEWS: SENATE OKs BILL FOR VETS

STAFF REPORTS Tonawanda News

Tonawanda News — The state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill aimed to help disabled veterans by granting them preference in obtaining competitive state contracts.

May 17, 2012
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