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SENATOR GREG BALL & HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER HOST FREE ‘SPRING SENIOR EXPO’

 

Cortlandt, N.Y. – (4/26/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) teamed up with Hudson Valley Hospital Center to offer seniors the perfect opportunity to take care of their health with a “Spring Check Up” Senior Health Fair. The fair was hosted on April 26 at the Muriel Morabito Community Center in Cortlandt Manor.

April 26, 2013
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PAWLING SENIOR FRIENDSHIP CENTER TO REOPEN

 

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro and New York State Senator Greg Ball are  pleased the Dutchess County Office of the Aging will reopen its Senior Friendship Center next month (May) to serve Pawling, Beekman and surrounding area senior citizens.   The Senior Friendship Center will be located at the Town Hall Annex at 154 Charles Coleman Boulevard in Pawling and will be open each Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm.     CountyExecutive Molinaro and Senator Ball invite residents to celebrate the “Grand ReOpening” at an Open House kick-off event on Thursday, May 9th from 11am to 1pm.

April 25, 2013
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THE EXAMINER: STUDENTS ADD INSIGHT TO SCHOOL SECURITY

 

No matter how much of an expert one is, something can be learned from those who are living through it.

Over two dozen people participated in the School Security Roundtable hosted by State Senator Greg Ball and Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith on Saturday, April 20 at Carmel Town Hall. Each was an expert in their field. Yet, it was the group of students who sit on Ball’s student advisory council that brought a perspective to school security that was not really considered by the others.

April 23, 2013
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PIERS THE SNAKE: Appearance Schedule Lost in Translation at CNN

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (4/23/13) – Below is a statement from Joe Bachmeier, Senator Greg Ball’s Communication Director, regarding Senator Ball’s appearance last night on the CNN show “Piers Morgan Live”.

April 23, 2013
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SEN. BALL: “CUT THE CRAP, JUST REFORM IT”

 

Ball: “All organized political parties must go. Give the power to the people.”

Albany, N.Y. – 4/22/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) introduced a comprehensive package of reforms today to root out public corruption and rebuild public trust.

April 22, 2013
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SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON TERROR TWEET

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (4/21/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the New York State Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee issued the following statement following his Friday night tweet regarding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

April 21, 2013
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SEN. BALL ANNOUNCES PUTNAM COUNTY PLANS TO REVISE RETAILER FEE SCHEDULE BY OVER 50%

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 4/21/2013 – State Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is happy to announce that the Putnam County Rules Committee voted to revise the recently enacted Putnam County “Item Pricing” law. The proposed amendment will be placed before the full Putnam County Legislature in May. The committee expects to begin implementation as early as June.

April 21, 2013
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LOHUD: PUTNAM LEADERS: VIGILANCE KEY TO SCHOOL SAFETY

 

Written by: Leah Rae

MAHOPAC — A school security forum organized in memory of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre took on even more urgency Saturday in the aftermath of the Boston terrorist bombings.

April 21, 2013
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SENATOR BALL AND PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF SMITH HOST ROUNDTABLE FOCUSED ON SCHOOL SAFETY

 

Carmel, N.Y. – 4/21/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) hosted a School Safety Roundtable with Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith on Saturday, April 20th at the Carmel Town Hall.

April 21, 2013
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CHAIRMAN BALL RENEWS CALL FOR DEATH PENALTY FOR COP KILLERS AND TERRORISTS, FOLLOWING BOSTON MARATHON TRAGEDY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (4/20/13) – Following the death of an MIT police officer in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing, Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the New York State Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee has renewed his call for the reinstatement of the death penalty for terrorists and in those cases involving the intentional murder of a police officer, peace officer or an employee of the Department of Correctional Services.

April 20, 2013
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LOHUD: PUTNAM SCHOOL OFFICIALS TO GATHER FOR SAFETY, MENTAL HEALTH ROUNDTABLE

 

Written by: Marcela Rojas

A roundtable discussion on school safety and mental health issues will be hosted Saturday by state Sen. Greg Ball and Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith.

April 18, 2013
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SOMERS & CHAPPAQUA STUDENTS BECOME ‘SENATOR FOR THE DAY’

 

(From left to right: Jacob Bayer, William McDermott and Senator Greg Ball)

Albany, N.Y. – (4/17/13) – William McDermott of Somers High School and Jacob Bayer of Horace Greeley High School had the opportunity to shadow New York State Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) on Tuesday in Albany.

April 17, 2013
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LOHUD: POLICE STING LEADS TO GUN-LAW ARREST

 

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State Police arrested a Saratoga County man Tuesday as part of sting operation tied to the state’s new gun-control law.

April 17, 2013
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SENATOR BALL: ‘CUOMO FOR PRESIDENT ACT’ CONFISCATION BEGINS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (4/17/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) upon the recent reports of SAFE Act confiscation proceedings, released the following statement demanding the Governor initiate the immediate suspension and repeal of the SAFE Act.

April 17, 2013
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SENATOR BALL APPLAUDS MAYOR BLOOMBERG’S COMMONSENSE ON TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE

 

Ball continues push for P3 for Transit Portion of TZ Bridge 

Albany, N.Y. – (4/16/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) saluted Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s recent comments on the need for mass transit on the Tappan Zee Bridge project.

April 16, 2013
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CHAIRMAN BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSIONS

 

Albany, N.Y. – (4/15/13) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) Chairman of the Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee issued the following statement following a series of explosions that have been reported near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

April 15, 2013
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POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL: BALL NAMED PERSON OF YEAR BY DETECTIVES OF N.Y. STATE

 

Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, was named Person of the Year by the Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State recently.

April 15, 2013
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NEWSDAY: STATE SEN. GREG BALL ANNOUNCES WASHINGTON TRIP FOR WOLRD WAR II VETS

 

State Sen. Greg Ball (R-Patterson) announced Thursday that he will host a free trip for World War II veterans to Washington on Sept. 17 to visit the National World War II Memorial and participate in an official wreath-laying ceremony.

April 4, 2013
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SENATOR BALL INVITES VETERANS ON TRIP TO NATIONAL WWII MEMORIAL IN D.C.

Brewster, N.Y. – (4/04/13) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) announced he will be hosting a free trip for World War II veterans to visit the National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

April 4, 2013
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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR BALL AND PUTNAM COUNTY SHERIFF SMITH TO HOST ROUNDTABLE FOCUSED ON SCHOOL SAFETY

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 4/02/2013 – Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson) today announced that he will be hosting a School Safety Roundtable with Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith. Following the recent tragedy that occurred at Sand Hook Elementary, Ball and Smith are organizing the roundtable to address school safety and mental health issues.

April 2, 2013
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