YORKTOWN, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law a bill named after a Yorktown girl.
Sen. Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) announced recently that Cuomo signed “Hannah’s Law,” named after Yorktown’s Hannah Devane, according to a news release. Hannah, 8, “suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, a potentially fatal condition that makes it impossible for her to eat most foods,” according to the release.
Brewster, N.Y. – 10/22/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) will join Ann Ellsworth, Executive Director of the Putnam/ Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center, at their headquarters in Mahopac on Thursday afternoon to present a $50,000 state grant.
YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A new chapter for Hannah Devane began Tuesday, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law named after the Yorktown 8-year-old.
Devane’s mother, Jessie, has had to shell out $1,200 a month and $14,000 a year to pay for the life-saving formula Hannah needs because she suffers from a potentially fatal condition that prevents her from eating most foods, called eosinophilic esophagitis.
Albany, N.Y. – (10/22/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) has announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed Hannah’s Law. The legislation is named after Yorktown resident, Hannah Devane. Hannah is an eight year old girl who suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, a potentially fatal condition that makes it impossible for her to eat most foods.
Brewster, N.Y. – 10/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, will host a Cybersecurity public hearing entitled: ‘Cybersecurity: Defending New York from cyber attacks’ in conjunction with five other New York State Senate Committees.
Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. – 10/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) along with Hudson Valley Hospital Center hosted a free Senior Health Fair on Friday, October at the Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.
Carmel, N.Y. – 10/20/2013 – On Sunday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) joined volunteers and walkers at the Putnam County Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The event was hosted at the Putnam County Office for the Aging.
(Top row left to right: Councilwoman Suzi McDonough, First Assit. Fire Chief Jeff Boyle, Lt. Anthony Nistico, Lt. Tom Loprieno, Senator Greg Ball, Lt. Dan Meury, Putnam Sheriff Donald Smith, Fire Chief Scott Weber, Lt. Jason Stasiak. Lower Row left to right: Second Asst. Fire Chief Brian Sacher, Capt. Robert Trace, Capt. Brian Neary)
Mahopac, N.Y. – 10/20/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Carmel Town Councilwoman Suzi McDonough joined the Mahopac Falls Fire Department at their 76th Annual Installation Dinner hosted at Villa Barone in Mahopac on Saturday night.
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – Exercise teachers aren’t typically 87 years old, but Corporal John Hvisch isn’t your typical senior.
The Mount Kisco resident enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 at the age of 17 against his parent’s objections. America was at war. After completing his training, he joined the “Island Hopping Marines” in the Mariana battles, part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. The battles took place on the islands of Tinian and Saipan.
Brewster, N.Y. – (10/17/2013) – Senator Greg Ball, (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, is proud to officially accept the nomination of Corporal John Hvisch from the Village of Mount Kisco into his 3rd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.
ALBANY – State Senator Gregory Ball (R, Patterson) will introduce legislation that would allow drivers to carry proof of insurance and vehicle registration in electronic form in mobile electronic devices.
(Left to right: Senator Ball’s Director of Programs Krista Gobins, Councilman Thomas Garrity, Doris Jane Smith, Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy, Councilman Richard Clinchy, Councilman Anthony Cirieco, Legislator Michael Kaplowitz and Councilman Rick Morrissey)
Somers, N.Y. – (10/16/2013) – The Somers Town Board recognized and honored Doris Jane Smith at their town board meeting after Ms. Smith was inducted into Senator Greg Ball’s, (R,C,I-Patterson), Women of Distinction Hall of Fame in September.
Albany, N.Y. – 10/16/2013 – Senator Greg Ball, (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, has announced that he will be introducing legislation giving motorists the option to carry proof of insurance and vehicle registration in electronic form, via mobile electronic devices.