Mt. Kisco, N.Y. – (2/9/12) – On Thursday, February 9th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented some of the potentially devastating effects of hydraulic fracturing – an effort to educate the public on some of the consequences of this practice for New York State. Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as hydrofracking or fracking, is the process of extracting natural gas from gas shale deposits.
South Salem, N.Y. – (2/8/2012) – On Wednesday, February 8th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) paid a visit to the Lewisboro Senior Adult Group at the South Salem firehouse for some coffee, cake, and to talk about some of the issues the senior community in the area is coping with.
Pawling, N.Y. – (2/10/12) – On Thursday, February 9th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the staff of the Pawling Library to celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated library annex. The annex hosts 3 to 4 programs weekly, including: early literacy, computer, and yoga classes.
Speaking to congratulate his precedessor on becoming a "woman of distinction," Mayor Michael Cindrich noted that Patricia Reilly's career and volunteerism is more extensive than the biography submitted for the honor.
BUCHANAN, N.Y. – Less than a dozen people showed to State Sen. Greg Ball’s (R-Patterson) office hours, a question and answer session with the senator, late Wednesday morning at Buchanan Village Hall. Points of concern among the scant crowd were split between state issues, like tax cap legislation, and micro-issues, including village signage.
Mount Kisco, N.Y. – (2/7/2012) – While Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was busy in session at the Capital Building in Albany, his Chief of Staff, Jim Coleman, and Deputy Director of Constituent Services, Suzi McDonugh, stopped by the Mt. Kisco Village Hall to accept the nomination of former Mayor Patricia Reilly as a Woman of Distinction and to continue Senator Ball’s “Jobs Tour.”
The state Senate today passed a bill that will increase penalties for those using credit cards to fund terrorist activities. Sponsored by state Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, the new legislation makes it a more serious felony for those “soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism” where “the soliciting or providing involves the use of a credit card.”
Brewster, N.Y. – (2/6/2012) – On Tuesday, February 7th, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) will be at the Yorktown Town Hall to accept the nomination of Kathleen Quinn as a Woman of Distinction and to continue his “Jobs Tour”.
Albany, N.Y. – (2/6/12) – On Monday, February 6th, the New York State Senate voted to enforce stricter penalties on criminals providing financial support for terrorist organizations through credit card fraud and money laundering.
PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – New York State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) travelled to Peekskill Friday morning to discuss redevelopment projects with Mayor Mary Foster and a panel of Peekskill City officials and prominent residents.
Pawling, N.Y. – (2/4/12) – On Saturday, February 4, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joined the Pawling Fire Department for some homemade venison! The Pawling FD’s annual venison dinner turned out department staff and their families for a night of dinner and much deserved downtime.