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NEWS 12: STATE SEN. GREG BALL TO TOUR NORTHERN WESTCHESTER DAMAGE

 

(10/31/12) WESTCHESTER - State Sen. Greg Ball (R,C-40th District) implored utility companies to get power restored for the thousands of customers still in the dark.

October 31, 2012
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STATE SENATOR SAYS CONED IS TAKING ‘TOO DAMN LONG’ TO GET ELECTRICITY BACK

 

By Colin Campbell

State Senator Greg Ball, a Republican representing Westchester County and other areas of the Hudson Valley, is not happy with the response efforts to get power restored to his district in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Accordingly, Mr. Ball sent out a press release this morning titled, “BALL: ‘10 DAYS IS TOO DAMN LONG,’” calling on both Consolidated Edison and New York State Electric & Gas to get electricity back to the area posthaste.

October 31, 2012
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LOHUD: GREG BALL: THE WAIT FOR POWER IS “TOO DAMN LONG”

 

Sen. Greg Ball is knocking utility companies for not more quickly restoring power to the hard hit Hudson Valley.

October 31, 2012
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October 31, 2012
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HURRICANE SANDY STORM INFORMATION

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Westchester Shelter Information: 

October 29, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PRESENT’S GRANT TO MAHOPAC LIBRARY FOR WIRELESS INTERNET UPGRADES

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – 10/24/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is now happy to announce, that as a result of a three-way agreement between the Governor, Senate and Assembly, funds are now available for a $50,000 grant for the Mahopac Library.

October 26, 2012
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BALL URGES RESIDENTS & UTILITIES TO PREPARE FOR STORM

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/26/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) is urging residents and utilities to closely monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy and prepare for potential storm impacts. Although the storm track is still uncertain, Hurricane Sandy has the potential to affect the Hudson Valley with a variety of threats, including heavy rain, high winds, flooding, tornadoes, coastal surges, and widespread power outages.

October 26, 2012
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THE EXAMINER: BALL INTRODUCES FAIR GAS PRICING LEGISLATION

 

State Senator Greg Ball (R/C—Patterson) introduced legislation last week aimed at saving consumers money at the gas pump.

Ball’s “Fair Gas Pricing” bill focuses on zone pricing, gas taxes and unfair cash vs credit pricing displays at service stations.

October 23, 2012
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SEN. BALL & COUNTY EXECUTIVE ODELL CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION ON UNFUNDED MANDATE RELIEF

 

Carmel, N.Y. – 10/23/2012 – With the possibility of a special session in the near future, Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature to take an up-or-down vote before January 1, 2013 to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package.

October 23, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS MT. KISCO VETERAN THAT STORMED BEACHES OF NORMANDY

 

Mt. Kisco, N.Y. – 10/23/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C) was at the Mt. Kisco Town Hall on Monday night to accept Mt. Kisco Village Boards nomination of Santo Asaro into the 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 23, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: CUOMO SIGNS BALL’S VETERANS BILL

 

Earlier this month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed state Sen. Greg Ball’s bill S6799 into law. The bill requires that New York state driver’s licenses or identification cards indicate if the cardholder is a veteran of the armed forces.

October 22, 2012
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THE PATCH: LOCAL NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR VETS HALL OF FAME

 

By Rasheed Oluwa

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Verplanck hosted a ceremony accepting local five veterans into the second annual Veteran’s Hall of Fame Thursday.

October 22, 2012
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL SECURES $150,000 FOR HVHC BREAST CENTER

 

By Rasheed Oluwa

There was nothing rehearsed or insincere about the thanks Dee Curtis gave to the staff of the Ashkari Breast Center at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center Thursday.

October 19, 2012
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STUDENTS FROM ACROSS HUDSON VALLEY HEAD TO ALBANY TO ACT AS ‘SENATOR FOR THE DAY’

 

Albany, N.Y. – (10/16/12) – Forty-eight students representing schools throughout the Hudson Valley participated in a mock legislative session on the New York State Senate Floor.

October 19, 2012
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NEWS 12 [VIDEO]: NEW BREAST CANCER TREATMENT COMING TO HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER

The Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt will soon be able to offer new technology to its patients to help them battle and hopefully overcome breast cancer.

October 19, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL CONTINUE’S JOBS TOUR AND HONORS ELEVEN BREWSTER WWII VETS

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (10/17/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) was at the old Brewster Town Hall on Wednesday night to continue his town hall tour and also to accept South East Town Boards veteran nomination and ten other WWII veterans into the 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

October 19, 2012
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SENATOR BALL INTRODUCES “FAIR GAS PRICING” LEGISLATION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – 10/19/2012 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) introduced new legislation aimed at saving consumers money at the gas pump by focusing on three causes of rising gas prices: zone pricing, cash vs. credit pricing, and gas taxes.

October 19, 2012
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HUDSON VALLEY HOSPITAL CENTER RECEIVES $150,000 GRANT TO IMPROVE BREAST CANCER CARE

 

Ashikari Breast Center to add Intra-Operative Radiation

Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. – (10/18/12) – Women treated for breast cancer at Hudson Valley Hospital Center will have more choices thanks to a $150,000 grant received today from New York State with the help of Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson)

October 18, 2012
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THE PATCH: BREWSTER SCHOOLS RECEIVE $60,000 TECH GRANT

 

By Ashley Tarr

A technology grant from the state to Brewster Central Schools will help cover the cost of new hardware and interactive whiteboards, as well as computer purchases, according to officials.

October 17, 2012
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STUDENTS FROM ACROSS HUDSON VALLEY HEAD TO ALBANY TO ACT AS ‘SENATOR FOR THE DAY’

 

Albany, N.Y. – (10/16/12) – Forty-eight students representing schools throughout the Hudson Valley participated in a mock legislative session on the New York State Senate Floor.

October 17, 2012
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