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DAILY VOICE: WESTCHESTER VETERANS HALL OF FAME SELECTIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED

CORTLANDT, N.Y. — The picks are in for the third annual Veterans Hall of Fame in the 40th state Senate District.

Sen. Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), who serves as chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, asked towns, villages and cities throughout his district to nominate a veteran for the Hall of Fame. Ball recently announced the nominees and is set to honor the 27 selected in the  ceremony at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21at Mahopac Falls School.

November 21, 2013
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THE COURIER: SEVEN TO BE SWORN INTO VETERANS HALL OF FAME

By: Eric Gross

Seven residents of Putnam County are among 25 men and women to be inducted this evening (Thursday) into the 40th Senate District’s Third Annual Veterans Hall of Fame.

November 21, 2013
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: SANT, WWII VET, HONORED FOR SERVICE

By Jane K Dove

“I guess you could say I have realized the American Dream,” said 87-year-old Daniel Sant as he sat down with The Ledger at his home in Goldens Bridge last week. “When I came to this country from Malta with my family, we were the poorest of the poor, but we pulled ourselves up and everything turned out all right.”

November 21, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL MEETS WITH MONTROSE VA OFFICIALS, SECURES COMMITMENT ON FUTURE OF VA FOR VETERANS

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/21/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, met with officials of the VA hospital in Montrose on Wednesday to review future plans for the campus.

November 21, 2013
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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: NEW BUS TO SERVE MONTROSE VETERANS

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MONTROSE, N.Y. – Montrose Veterans gathered Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the presentation of a new recreational bus at an official ribbon-cutting event.

November 21, 2013
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FOP STEPHEN DRISCOLL MEMORIAL LODGE, SENATOR BALL & SHERIFF SMITH HONOR DRUG CRISIS IN OUR BACKYARD FOUNDERS

Carmel, N.Y. – (11/20/2013) – Senator Greg Ball presented both the Salomone family of Mahopac and Christiansen family of Somers with New York State Senate Proclamations on Tuesday night to recognize their work raising local awareness about drug abuse.

November 20, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES & UNVEILS NEW BUS FOR VETERANS AT MONTROSE VA HOME

Montrose, N.Y. – 11/20/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) was at the New York State Veterans’ Home at Montrose on Wednesday, November 20th at 1:00 PM to officially cut the ribbon for a new recreational bus for the residents of Montrose.

November 20, 2013
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SENATOR BALL TO HONOR 3RD CLASS OF VETERANS INTO ANNUAL VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME IN MAHOPAC

CNN Hero Nominee & 3-Star Army General To Join Ceremony

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/19/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, asked towns, villages and cities throughout his district to nominate a veteran to be inducted into the 40th Senate District’s 3rd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

November 19, 2013
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WKTV: NEW YORK STATE SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN HAVE CYBERSECURITY HEARING IN ROME

(WKTV) – New York State Senate committee hearings are usually  in Albany, or at least somewhere near there, but on Monday, Sen. Joe Griffo of Rome hosted a hearing on cybersecurity in his hometown, at the Griffiss Institute in Rome, home of New York State Cyber Research Institute.

November 19, 2013
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THE COURIER: BREWSTER RUNNERS THANK SENATOR BALL

By: Eric Gross

The weatherman failed to cooperate but that did not deter members of the Brewster High School Cross Country team from thanking State Senator Greg Ball for his assistance that resulted in the construction of a new track.

November 14, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL PASSES LAW TO RECOGNIZE COLD WAR VETERANS

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/14/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, has announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed S2574 into law, which will allow for the recognition of New York States Cold War Veterans.

November 14, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON VETOED FILM INDUSTRY TAX CREDIT

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/14/2013) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding legislation that was vetoed by Governor Cuomo that would have expanded the tax credit for the film industry into several Hudson Valley counties.

November 14, 2013
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CHINOOK OBSERVER: ‘THANK YOU’ IS PROUD REFRAIN AT WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

OCEAN PARK — This past September, Ocean Park resident Harry Schmale and his wife, Mickey, along with their daughter and son-in-law, visited Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2013
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SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR SENATOR BALL’S FREE VETERANS THANKSGIVING DINNER

Brewster, N.Y. – 11/13/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee and the Military Order Of The Purple Heart, Chapter 21 have announced that spots are still open for the  3rd Annual Veterans’ Thanksgiving Dinner.

November 13, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL TO HOST STAR TAX EXEMPTION WORKSHOPS

Brewster, N.Y. – 11/12/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is urging anyone that is currently receiving the Basic School Tax Relief exemption (Basic STAR) to reapply by the end of the year to continue receiving the benefits.

Senator Greg Ball will be hosting a series of STAR Exemption Workshops on Friday, November 15th, to help residents apply to continue to receive their Basic STAR exemption.

November 13, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: LOCAL VETERANS TO BE INDUCTED INTO VETERANS HALL OF FAME

by Nathan Bruttell

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The picks are in for the 40th Senate District’s third annual Veterans Hall of Fame.

State Sen. Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, recently asked towns, villages and cities throughout his district to nominate a veteran for the Hall of Fame and nearly two dozen veterans will be inducted Nov. 21, according to a press release. Ball will help induct the veterans at a ceremony at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at Mahopac Falls Elementary, 100 Myrtle Ave.

November 12, 2013
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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: VETS FROM PAWLING, BEEKMAN NAMED TO SEN. BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Veterans from the towns of Pawling and Beekman have been selected for induction into state Senator Greg Ball’s Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

November 12, 2013
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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: BREWSTER HIGH STUDENTS MAKE PLACEMATS FOR VETS

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BREWSTER, N.Y.- Art students at Brewster High School donated over 60 handmade placemats for State Senator Greg Ball’s Veterans Thanksgiving Dinner.

November 12, 2013
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YORKTOWN DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN TEEN HONORED FOR EAGLE SCOUT STATUS

by Nathan Bruttell

YORKTOWN, N.Y. — Yorktown resident Erik Santini recently received a New York State Proclamation from Sen. Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

November 12, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES 3RD CLASS OF VETERANS TO BE INDUCTED INTO ANNUAL VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Brewster, N.Y. – (11/08/2013) – The picks are in! Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, asked towns, villages and cities throughout his district to nominate a veteran to be inducted into the 40th Senate District’s 3rd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

November 8, 2013
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