Greg Ball's Press releases

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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THE EXAMINER: BALL EARNS RECOGNITION, GETS DISABLED VETS BILL PASSES THROUGH THE SENATE

Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was honored by the members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) with a Special Recognition Award at their yearly convention recently at the Ramada Hotel in Newburgh.

May 17, 2012
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THE PATCH: HEALTH YORKTOWN RUN BENEFITS LOCAL SCHOOLS

 

by Rick Pezzullo

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Students in the Yorktown and Lakeland school districts were the real winners of the second annual Health Yorktown Health & Fitness 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park.

May 16, 2012
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SENATOR BALL & COUNTY EXECUTIVE ASTORINO ANNOUNCE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS HALL OF FAME HONOREES

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Sunday, May 20th at 2:30 p.m.***

Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Senator Ball, County Executive Astorino and Assemblyman Castelli

May 16, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL & NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL HOST SENIOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/14/12) Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R.C), along with Northern Westchester Hospital will be hosting a “Senior Health and Wellness Expo” on Friday, May 18th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

May 16, 2012
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CHAIRMAN BALL PASSES JOBS BILL FOR SERVICE DISABLED VETERANS

 

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Albany, N.Y. – (5/15/12), Today, the New York State Senate passed Senator Greg Ball’s        (R, C – Patterson) bill, S2423, which would give service disabled veterans preference on state contracts.

May 16, 2012
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MAHOPAC TEEN ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANKING IN SCOUTING

 

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – (5/12/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented Richard Hoover of Mahopac with a New York State Senate Proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at Grace Lutheran Church in Yorktown.

May 16, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL HONORS GOLD STAR MOTHERS AND MOMS THROUGHOUT HUDSON VALLEY WITH FREE MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH

 

Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. – (5/12/12) –This past Saturday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) hosted a free Mother’s Day Brunch to honor over 150 mom’s throughout the Hudson Valley and to specifically honor Gold Star Mother’s at the Muriel H. Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.

May 14, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/14/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has announced that he has chosen Erin Bentivegna, a 7th grade student from Mahopac Middle School, and a survivor, for the statewide Women of Distinction Ceremony.

May 14, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL TO HOST “PUPPY MILL PROTEST”

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Saturday, MAY 19, 2012 ***

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/2/12)  Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), is enlisting the support of his Animal Advisory Council, concerned constituents and furry friends, to address issue of “Puppy Mills” in New York State.

May 14, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL DELIVERS $50,000 TO YORKTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR ATHLETIC PROGRAM

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Saturday, May 12th 2012 ***

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

May 11, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: GLENN, FULOP JOIN COUNCIL

 

Thanks to their commitment to ethics and leadership, two John Jay High School juniors were invited to join state Sen. Greg Ball’s Student Advisory Council.

May 11, 2012
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YORKTOWN CUTS RIBBON FOR NEW SENIOR CENTER

 

Yorktown, N.Y. – (5/11/12) – On Friday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Yorktown Seniors along with members of the Yorktown Town Board to cut the ribbon for their new senior center.

May 11, 2012
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SENATOR BALL CALLS FOR ACTION ON OUT OF NETWORK ISSUE

 

Urges Governor and Legislature to pass legislation before end of session

Brewster, N.Y. – (5/11/12) – On January 27, 2012, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson), along with Bedford Hills resident, Maureen Kenney and local physicians held a press conference to bring awareness to the Out-of-Network issue, as well as push for the passage of Senator Ball’s legislation (S5068/A5068A).

May 11, 2012
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May 10, 2012
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SENATOR BALL & COUNTY EXECUTIVE ASTORINO ANNOUNCE NEW YORK STATE VETERANS HALL OF FAME HONOREES

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Sunday, May 20th at 2:30 p.m.***

Grand Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Senator Ball, County Executive Astorino and Assemblyman Castelli

May 9, 2012
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NEWS DAY: BALL RECEIVES AWARD FOR SERVICE TO VETS

 

Sen. Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) received the Special Recognition Award at the annual Military Order of the Purple Heart convention held Saturday, May 5, at the Ramada Hotel in Newburgh.

May 8, 2012
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THE PATCH: HOME FROM WAR WITH TBI, VET BATTLES DUI RAP

 

By Tom Bartley

An Iraq combat veteran returns to Peekskill City Court Monday facing a tough choice: plead guilty to driving under the influence of drugs, ending a protracted, costly round of appearances, or demand a trial, which could leave him in legal limbo for another year or more. What separates Alexander A. Lazos from other DUI defendants, at least for now, is his likely defense.

May 7, 2012
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