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Which Veteran would you like to see represent the 40th Senate district in the 2012 New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame?

Amenia, Retired Master Sergeant Joseph Piantino

Bedford, Retired Electrician’s Mate Second Class James Thorne

Beekman, Retired Technical Sergeant Kenneth H. Mallen

Brewster, Retired Specialist E-4 Arthur L. Hanley

Buchanan, Retired Shipfitter Third Class Russ Harrison

Carmel, Retired Corporal Joseph Tschinkel

Philipstown and Cold Springs, Retired Sergeant Joseph Etta

Cortlandt, Retired Sergeant Squad Leader Frank L. Campanaro

Croton, Retired Specialist 4 Eugene Parrotta

Dover, Lance Corporal John Curtin

Kent, Specialist Fifth Class Gilbert W. Tarbox

Lewisboro, Retired Private First Class Robert Williams

Milan, Retired Private First Class Stanley Zatwarnicki

Mount Kisco, Retired First Lieutenant Flavio Benini, posthumously

North Salem, Retired Corporal Herbert F. Geller

North East, Retired Corpsman Herbert D. Day, Jr.

Patterson, Retired Sergeant Joseph J. Morrissey

Pawling (Town), Retired E-4 Firefighter Gerard Christiansen

Pawling (Village), Retired Sergeant John Claudet

Peekskill, Retired Specialist 4 Duke A. Searles

Pine Plains, Retired Sergeant Allan Blackmar

Pound Ridge, Captain Eric A Jones, posthumously

Putnam Valley, Retired Technical Sergeant Robert J. Ulrich, Sr.

Somers, Retired Technical Sergeant Stephen M. Moravick, Sr.

Southeast, Retired Captain James Ryan

Yorktown, Retired Sergeant John T. McQuillan

Senator Ball Nominee, Retired Staff Sergeant Bert Gonci

February 28, 2012
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SENATOR BALL NAMES MAHOPAC HS STUDENT AS CHAIRMAN OF STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

Mahopac, N.Y.  – (2/27/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) named Mahopac High School senior Brian Reilly as the Chairman of his Student Advisory Committee.

February 28, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO UNVEIL TRAVELING VETERANS’ WALL OF FAME AT HENDRICK HUDSON TUESDAY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (2/27/12) – On Tuesday, February 28, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will present his traveling Veterans’ Wall of Fame at Hendrick Hudson High School with some local veterans whose own faces grace this wall of tribute.

February 27, 2012
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LOHUD: FREE VETERANS’ BURIALS SOUGHT

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

New York is one of only 10 states not participating in a federal program that pays for a final resting place for those who served their country.

February 27, 2012
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THE PATCH: BALL, CASTELLI CALL FOR LEGISLATURE TO PASS STATE VETS CEMETERY LAW

 

By Tom Auchterlonie

Two state lawmakers are calling on their colleagues to pass legislation that will let New York enter into a federal funding program to create a state veterans’ cemetery for the area.

February 24, 2012
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DAILY MT. KISCO: BALL SPEAKS IN MT KISCO ON VETERAN’S CEMETERY BILL

 

by Alex Birsh

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.

February 24, 2012
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SENATOR BALL GREG VISITS POUND RIDGE LIBRARY TO PRESENT THE POTENTIAL DANGERS OF FRACKING

 

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. 

February 24, 2012
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SENATOR BALL URGES ACTION ON STATE VETERANS’ CEMETERY

 

Tens of thousands of veterans are simply underserved at this point and legislation would change that.

 

February 24, 2012
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MTA Payroll Tax Freedom Day Rally

MTA Tax Freedom Day is April 1, 2012! Please join us for a rally and BBQ at 12p.m. at Senator Ball’s District Office 1441 Route 22 Suite 205 Brewster, NY 10540

April 1, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Free BBQ for Americas Bravest

 

For more information contact: 

Email: lgoldste@nysenate.gov

Phone: 845 279 3773

 

July 7, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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May 12, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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SENATOR BALL ATTENDS ‘FRIENDS OF EDDIE’ FUNDRAISER TO RAISE MONEY FOR DETECTIVE SGT. EDWARD DICAPRIO

 

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.

February 24, 2012
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Protecting our Kids

PROTECTING OUR KIDS

February 23, 2012
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OP-ED: OUR VETS DESERVE RESPECT

 

Currently, thousands of veterans in New York are without proper resting places.  It is only right that we provide them with the burial honors they have so valiantly earned. 

February 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SPEAKS WITH CARMEL-KENT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ABOUT JOB CREATION

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.

February 22, 2012
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April 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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May 18, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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SENATOR BALL SHOWS OFF HIS PEEKSKILL PRIDE WITH FOOD AND FESTIVITIES

Peekskill, N.Y. – (2/18/12) – The Peekskill community descended on the Peekskill Salvation Army for a free community barbeque hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson).

February 19, 2012
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SENATOR BALL SPEAKS OUT ABOUT POTENTIALLY DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES OF HYDROFRACKING IN PEEKSKILL COFFEE HOUSE

 

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.

February 18, 2012
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