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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: CUOMO SIGNS LAW NAMED AFTER YORKTOWN GIRL

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A new chapter for Hannah Devane began Tuesday, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law named after the Yorktown 8-year-old.

Devane’s mother, Jessie, has had to shell out $1,200 a month and $14,000 a year to pay for the life-saving formula Hannah needs because she suffers from a potentially fatal condition that prevents her from eating most foods, called eosinophilic esophagitis.

October 22, 2013
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LOHUD: ‘HANNAH’S LAW’ SIGNED BY CUOMO

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation called “Hannah’s Law” that amends New York’s medical insurance law to cover the cost of enteral formulas.

October 22, 2013
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GOVERNOR SIGNS HANNAH’S LAW, SENATOR BALL DECLARES VICTORY AFTER 5 YEAR STRUGGLE

Bill Inspired By 8 Year Old Yorktown Girl

Albany, N.Y. – (10/22/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) has announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed Hannah’s Law. The legislation is named after Yorktown resident, Hannah Devane. Hannah is an eight year old girl who suffers from eosinophilic esophagitis, a potentially fatal condition that makes it impossible for her to eat most foods.

October 22, 2013
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CHAIRMAN BALL ANNOUNCES CYBERSECURITY HEARING

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, will host a Cybersecurity public hearing entitled: ‘Cybersecurity: Defending New York from cyber attacks’ in conjunction with five other New York State Senate Committees.

October 21, 2013
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October 21, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: MOUNT KISCO VETERAN ACCEPTED INTO SEN. BALL’S VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

by The Daily Voice

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — Mount Kisco’s John Hvisch, who was a corporal with the U.S. Marines in World War II, recently accepted the honor of being inducted into the third annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 21, 2013
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LOCAL SENIORS ATTEND FREE SENIOR FAIR HOSTED BY SENATOR GREG BALL AND HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER

Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. – 10/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) along with Hudson Valley Hospital Center hosted a free Senior Health Fair on Friday, October at the Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.

October 21, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS WALKERS AT PUTNAM COUNTY WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S

Carmel, N.Y. – 10/20/2013 – On Sunday, Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) joined volunteers and walkers at the Putnam County Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The event was hosted at the Putnam County Office for the Aging.

October 20, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS MAHOPAC FALLS FIRE DEPARTMENT AT 76TH INSTALLATION DINNER

(Top row left to right: Councilwoman Suzi McDonough, First Assit. Fire Chief Jeff Boyle, Lt. Anthony Nistico, Lt. Tom Loprieno, Senator Greg Ball, Lt. Dan Meury, Putnam Sheriff Donald Smith, Fire Chief Scott Weber, Lt. Jason Stasiak. Lower Row left to right: Second Asst. Fire Chief Brian Sacher, Capt. Robert Trace, Capt. Brian Neary)

Mahopac, N.Y. – 10/20/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Carmel Town Councilwoman Suzi McDonough joined the Mahopac Falls Fire Department at their 76th Annual Installation Dinner hosted at Villa Barone in Mahopac on Saturday night.

October 20, 2013
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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: MOUNT KISCO VETERAN WHO FOUGHT IN 82-DAY BATTLE OF OKINAWA TO BE HONORED

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – Exercise teachers aren’t typically 87 years old, but Corporal John Hvisch isn’t your typical senior.

The Mount Kisco resident enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943 at the age of 17 against his parent’s objections. America was at war. After completing his training, he joined the “Island Hopping Marines” in the Mariana battles, part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. The battles took place on the islands of Tinian and Saipan.

October 20, 2013
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MOUNT KISCO VETERAN ACCEPTED INTO SENATOR BALL’S VETERANS HALL OF FAME

Brewster, N.Y. – (10/17/2013) – Senator Greg Ball, (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, is proud to officially accept the nomination of Corporal John Hvisch from the Village of Mount Kisco into his 3rd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 17, 2013
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HUDSON VALLEY REPORTER: BREWSTER VETERAN TO BE HONORED AT HALL OF FAME CEREMONY

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BREWSTER, N.Y. – Marine Corps veteran Steven Mattson of Brewster, a former staff sergeant, was nominated for induction into state Sen. Greg Ball’s third annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 17, 2013
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MIDHUDSON NEWS: BALL TO INTRODUCE BILL TO ALLOW DRIVERS TO CARRY ELECTRONIC PROOF OF INSURANCE

ALBANY – State Senator Gregory Ball (R, Patterson) will introduce legislation that would allow drivers to carry proof of insurance and vehicle registration in electronic form in mobile electronic devices.

October 17, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: SOMERS’ WOMAN OF DISTINCTION DORIS JANE SMITH HONORED BY TOWN BOARD

by The Daily Voice

SOMERS, N.Y. — After being inducted into the Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, Somers’ Doris Jane Smith has received recognition from her hometown.

October 17, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: SOMERS’ WOMAN OF DISTINCTION DORIS JANE SMITH HONORED BY TOWN BOARD

by The Daily Voice

SOMERS, N.Y. — After being inducted into the Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, Somers’ Doris Jane Smith has received recognition from her hometown.

October 17, 2013
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SOMERS GIVES HOMETOWN WELCOME TO DORIS SMITH AFTER BEING INDUCTED INTO SENATOR BALL’S WOMEN OF DISTINCTION HALL OF FAME

(Left to right: Senator Ball’s Director of Programs Krista Gobins, Councilman Thomas Garrity, Doris Jane Smith, Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy, Councilman Richard Clinchy, Councilman Anthony Cirieco, Legislator Michael Kaplowitz and Councilman Rick Morrissey)

Somers, N.Y. – (10/16/2013) – The Somers Town Board recognized and honored Doris Jane Smith at their town board meeting after Ms. Smith was inducted into Senator Greg Ball’s, (R,C,I-Patterson), Women of Distinction Hall of Fame in September.

October 16, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ANNOUNCES BILL TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC PROOF OF INSURANCE IN NEW YORK STATE

Albany, N.Y. – 10/16/2013 – Senator Greg Ball, (R, C, I – Patterson) Chairman of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, has announced that he will be introducing legislation giving motorists the option to carry proof of insurance and vehicle registration in electronic form, via mobile electronic devices.

October 16, 2013
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR WAIVING TRANSACTION FEE FOR VETERANS AMENDING DRIVERS LICENSE

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/15/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) has announced that he supports waiving the state transaction fee for veterans who now have the option of amending their New York State driver license, permit or non-driver identification to indicate their status as a veteran thanks to bill that was sponsored by the Senator.

October 15, 2013
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES THAT TEN BREAST CANCER PATIENTS HAVE UNDERGONE INTRA-OPERATIVE RADIATION THERAPY PARTLY THANKS TO STATE GRANT

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/15/2013 – In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Senator Greg Ball, (R, C, I – Patterson), has announced that ten patients from throughout the area have undergone Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy (IORT) with medical equipment that was partly purchased thanks to a $150,000 grant announced by Senator Greg Ball last year.

October 15, 2013
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DAILY VOICE: YORKTOWN’S BEN FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY UNVEILS NEW PLAYGROUND

by Michael Nocella

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Benjamin Franklin Elementary students are ready to “Play On” a brand new, state-of-the-art playground after a grand opening ribbon cutting Tuesday, Oct. 8 in Yorktown Heights.

October 9, 2013
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