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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS VIETNAM VETERAN AT PEEKSKILL ART EXHIBITION

(From left to right: Eugene Parrotta, John Bartolotta (artist), Senator Greg Ball, Rosemary Bartolotta)

Peekskill, N.Y. – (6/16/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) joins Vietnam Veteran and artist John Bartolotta during an art show this past weekend at the BeanRunner Café in Peekskill.

June 18, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS FREE FISH FRY AT PEEKSKILL JUNETEENTH PARADE

 

Peekskill, N.Y. – (6/16/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) in cooperation with Legislator John Testa hosted a free Fish Fry at the Peekskill 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade.

June 18, 2012
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MAHOPAC TEEN ACHIEVES EAGLE SCOUT RANKING

Photo Credit: Pascal Storino, Jr. (From left to right: Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Dorothea Buhrig, Justin Buhrig, John Buhrig, Jillian Buhrig and Senator Greg Ball).

June 18, 2012
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YORKTOWN PATCH: LAKELAND'S DAVID ACEVEDO BECOMES EAGLE SCOUT

 

By Plamena Pesheva

David Acevedo, a freshman at Lakeland High School and a member of the BSA Troop 173 out of St. Patrick’s Church, has earned Scouting’s highest honor.

June 18, 2012
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY BRINGS CELEBRITIES AND CRIME FIGHTS TO CAPITOL

 

By Alli Sofer

The second annual Animal Advocacy Day, sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R Schenectady and Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, was held Wednesday in Albany, featuring legislators, animal advocates, celebrities and their four-legged friends.

June 14, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HOSTS PRESS CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATION TO BAN SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Friday – June 15th – 2:00 P.M***

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/14/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), with various elected officials and members of the law enforcement community will host a press conference to urge the Assembly and Governor to pass S6694A, legislation that would make the sale of synthetic marijuana illegal in New York State.

June 14, 2012
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NEWS LI: LAW TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PET STORE ANIMALS

 

(Long Island, NY) The New York State Senate today gave final legislative passage to a bill (S7268A), sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R-C, Patterson), that will ensure improved health and safety of pets sold in stores. The Senate took up the bill on New York State Animal Advocacy Day at the Capitol, where legislators and animal advocates network, share ideas, and lobby for stronger anti-cruelty laws.

June 14, 2012
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LOHUD: BILL WOULD ADD BITE TO ANIMAL PROTECTION LAWS

Posted by: Joseph Spector

The state Legislature has passed a bill that would seek to cut down on so-called “puppy mills” by toughening laws on pet dealers.

June 14, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL PASSES “CHARLEMAGNE’S LAW” TO PROTECT ANIMAL’S QUALITY OF LIFE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (6/13/12) Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) along with Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I – Schenectady-Saratoga) hosted the 2nd annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day in Albany, N.Y.

June 13, 2012
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SENATOR BALL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO COMBAT PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE

 

Albany, N.Y. – (6/12/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) has announced a new agreement on a comprehensive prescription drug reform bill that will help make our state a national leader in curbing prescription drug abuse.

June 12, 2012
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SENATOR BALL TO HOST FREE FISH FRY AT PEEKSKILL JUNETEENTH PARADE

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/11/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) in cooperation with Legislator John Testa will be hosting a free Fish Fry at the Peekskill 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16th.

June 11, 2012
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL, TEDISCO TAP HILLARY CLINTON OF CANINES

 

State Sen. Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco will get some all-star help — two- and four-legged — for the second annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the well of the Legislative Office Building.

June 11, 2012
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LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ACHIEVES HIGHEST RANK IN SCOUTING

 

Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – (6/9/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented David Acevedo of Boy Scout Troop 173 in Yorktown with a New York State Senate Proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at St. Patrick’s Parish Center in Yorktown Heights.

June 11, 2012
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SENATOR GREG BALL JOINS RABBI EYTAN HAMMERMAN FOR GRAND OPENING OF THE MAHOPAC FARMERS MARKET AT TEMPLE BETH SHALOM

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/10/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) was joined by Rabbi Eytan Hammerman for the Grand Opening of the Mahopac Farmers Market at Temple Beth Shalom.

June 11, 2012
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NEWS 12: “HANNAH’S” LAW’ PASSED BY STATE SENATE

 

(06/08/12) YORKTOWN – A law named after a little girl in Yorktown is one step closer to becoming a reality.

June 8, 2012
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THE PATCH: 7-YEAR-OLD YORKTOWN GIRL INSPIRES ‘HANNAH’S LAW’

 

By Plamena Pesheva

A 7-year-old Yorktown girl has inspired politicians to fight for passing a legislature that will amend the insurance law and require certain health insurance policies to include coverage for the cost of enteral formulas for the treatment of a potentially fatal condition.

June 8, 2012
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“THE BACHELOR” & SENATOR BALL JOIN FORCES, 2nd ANNUAL NYS ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY******Wednesday, June 13, 9:30 A.M.***

Albany, N.Y. – (6/06/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) and  Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) are hosting the 2nd annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on June 13th in Albany, N.Y.

June 8, 2012
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SENATOR BALL PUSHES TO PASS MORATORIUM ON FRACKING BEFORE END OF SESSION

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is calling to pass his legislation for a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing before the end of session. The bill (S6261) would suspend fracking in New York State until June 1, 2013 to allow the state to catch up with necessary funding and means of regulating the industry and its practices.

June 4, 2012
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GREEN CHIMNEYS’ CELEBRATES 20TH ANNUAL BIRDS OF PREY DAY!

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) pictured with Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell at the Green Chimneys’ Birds of Prey Day in Brewster, N.Y.

June 4, 2012
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LOHUD: SEN. BALL STANDS AGAINST BULLYING

 

As a sophomore at Carmel High School and a member of state Sen. Greg Ball’s Student Advisory Council, my time on the council has been most rewarding. Every week Sen. Ball sits with us for at least an hour to find out what our district’s youth needs. In our meetings we discuss both issues and achievements involving our community’s youth.

June 4, 2012
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