MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) of the 40th Senate District visited Mount Kisco on Thursday and spoke passionately about trying to pass his veteran’s assistance bill that is currently on the floor. His bill, labeled S5381A/A1386A, is to make New York state create a state-owned cemetery in his senate district.
Pound Ridge, N.Y. – (2/23/12) – On Thursday, February 23rd, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented some of the potentially devastating effects of hydraulic fracturing to the Pound Ridge community at the Croton Free Library. Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as hydrofracking or fracking, is the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits.
Yonkers, N.Y. – (2/19/12) – On Sunday, February 19th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) attended a benefit fundraiser at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers for Mahopac resident Sergeant Edward DiCaprio of the Yonkers Police Department. Sgt. DiCaprio is a 21-year veteran of the department and a single parent of three who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Carmel, N.Y. – (2/21/12) – On Tuesday, February 22th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Carmel-Kent Chamber of Commerce to give a legislative update, present his job creation initiatives, and to ask the group for their own ideas on local job creation.
Brewster, N.Y.– (2/17/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited the Peekskill Coffee House last night, February 16, to present to residents and patrons evidence of some of the potentially devastating effects of hydraulic fracturing . Hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” is the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits. The presentation points to the Senator’s efforts to educate the public on this process.
Brewster, N.Y. – (2/17/2012) – On Thursday, February 16, Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) traveling “Veterans’ Wall of Fame” was unveiled at Haldane High School in front of local Veterans, school administrators, parents, and students.
Brewster, N.Y. – (2/16/2012) – On Wednesday, February 15th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined parents and students of the George Fisher Middle School to give an overview of the “Dignity for All Students Act” (A.3661/S.1987), or “Dignity,” a measure intended to combat bullying in New York State’s public schools.
Carmel, N.Y. – (2/15/2012) – On Wednesday, February 15th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited the Carmel Town Hall to accept the town’s nomination of Donna DiMaggio as a Woman of Distinction and continued his “Jobs Tour”.
Carmel, N.Y. – (2/17/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was joined by local lawmakers in Carmel on Friday to demand that his statewide Child Safety Zone Law (S1475) be passed immediately for the protection of our children in the wake of revelations that Level 3 Sex Offender and convicted pedophile Lance Smith was placed across the street from a daycare and a nursery school. In addition, a school bus stop where elementary children congregate is just 30′ away from his home, and Carmel High School and St. James the Apostle School are within a mile.
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The subject of hydraulic fracturing has been in the forefront of many news briefs across the country, and the topic was a hot one on the second floor of the Mount Kisco Public Library on Thursday thanks to Senator Greg Ball.