Greg Ball's Press releases

SENATOR BALL ASKS MOUNT KISCO SENIORS TO SERVE UP SOME QUESTIONS AT LUNCHEON

Senator Ball and Team to Host Senior Luncheon at Fox Senior Center in Mount Kisco

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL UP-CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH CRITICALLY ENDANGERED MEXICAN WOLVES, RED WOLVES

South Salem, N.Y. – (1/30/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was given the rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with some key ambassadors this past weekend.  South Salem’s Wolf Conservation Center offered guests a glimpse of its ambassador wolves, nine-month-old pups Alawa and Zephyr, for a sunset photo op.  Visitors were also given access to photo the WCC’s endangered Mexican and red wolves, rarely on exhibit to the public.  The WCC is one of the nation’s preeminent safe havens for these beautiful, but threatened, animals.  The ambassador pups are the first to be introduced since 2002.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL, GUEST JUDGE AT WING BOWL V

 

Fishkill, N.Y.– 1/30/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) served as a guest judge at the Wing Bowl, which took place Saturday at the Ramada Inn in Fishkill.  The annual event, which is in its fifth inception, hosted over a dozen restaurants competing to become the Hudson Valley Wing Champion.  Each chef came prepared with multiple wing flavors to be judged, and for all attending to enjoy.  Additionally, there was musical performances and comedy acts provided by local bands and comedians.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SENDS OFF 130 LOCAL NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS

Peekskill, N.Y.– 1/30/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined hundreds at the New York National Guard Armory in Peekskill to say goodbye to 130 local members of the New York National Guard before they prepare to leave for service overseas.

January 30, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SECURES $100K GRANT FOR BREWSTER HIGH SCHOOL TRACK

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/29/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) successfully secured $100,000 for the Brewster Central School District, which will be used to help offset costs for badly needed renovations to the outdoor track at Brewster High School. Senator Ball presented the school district with a $100,000 check on Saturday at the Brewster Sports Foundation 2012 Gala.

January 30, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL SPEAKS AT CAMP SMITH MOBILIZATION CEREMONY

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

***January 29th at 4:00 p.m.***

January 28, 2012
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL A GUEST JUDGE AT WING BOWL V

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

***January 28th at 6:15p.m.***

January 27, 2012
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January 27, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL LEADS CHARGE TO STOP HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM ABUSING NEW YORKERS

 

 

Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (1/27/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is leading the charge on legislation that would stop allowing insurance companies to use and abuse the citizens of New York.

January 27, 2012
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SENATOR BALL AND COUNCILWOMAN MCDONOUGH JOIN SENIORS FOR LUNCH

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – (1/26/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) and Carmel Councilwoman Suzi McDonough joined Mahopac and Carmel Seniors for lunch at the William Koehler Memorial Senior Center in Mahopac.

January 27, 2012
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR BALL REGARDING CONCERNS OVER PAROCHIAL SCHOOL BUSING

Brewster, N.Y.— 1/26/2012— Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) said he does not support a plan to reduce the transportation reimbursement for parochial school students from 15 miles to 5 miles. The reduction is included in the 2012-2013 state budget proposal.  

January 26, 2012
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR BALL REGARDING REDISTRICTING

Brewster, N.Y.— 1/26/2012— “For me nothing will change. My focus before and after re-districting will continue to be on job creation, lowering taxes and working with Governor Cuomo to get New York State back on track,” Senator Ball said.

January 26, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/24/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is accepting nominations for his Women of distinction Hall of Fame, which will honor a woman from each town, village and city in the 40th Senate District.

January 24, 2012
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INFORMATION ON THE 2012-13 STATE BUDGET

 

Governor Andrew Cuomo has just unveiled his new Executive Budget Proposal -- marking the beginning of the State Budget negotiation and adoption process for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year.  

January 24, 2012
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SENATOR BALL WELCOMES PUTNAM COUNTY’S FIRST ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM

Patterson, N.Y. – (1/15/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C –Patterson) joined The Plaza at Clover Lake to announce Putnam county’s first assisted living program. This much needed facility will provide seniors who cannot live at home, but do not need the more intensive care of a nursing home, a full-service assisted living residence.

January 23, 2012
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VETERANS HOMES FUNDING INCREASED IN 2012 BUDGET

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/19/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) said he is pleased to announce that his fight to increase the funding for New York State’s Veterans Homes is a victory.

January 23, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL SWEARS IN MEMBERS OF CARMEL AMBULANCE CORP

 

Carmel, N.Y. – (1/15/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C –Patterson) swore in three members of the Carmel Volunteer Ambulance Corp at their Annual Installation Breakfast. From left to right the members are, Lieutenant David Jacobsen, Lieutenant Andrew Wiese and Captain Peter Jones.

January 20, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TOURS HOMELAND SECURITY FACILITIES IN ONEIDA COUNTY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (1/19/12) – On Thursday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) visited facilities in Oneida County with Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-Rome) to meet and discuss New York state homeland security issues. Senator Griffo and Senator Ball are members of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, of which Senator Ball serves as the committee’s chairman.

January 19, 2012
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COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS APPROVES HAUER FOR HOMELAND SECURITY COMMISSIONER

 

Albany, N.Y.– 1/18/2012— The New York State Senate unanimously confirmed Jerome M. Hauer as Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES).

January 18, 2012
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