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Join Senator Ball's Fight for Parents Choice on Education

It has come to our attention that local, public school districts are, in the course of seeking mandate relief from the state, recommending that such relief come in a reduction of the maximum mileage at which a district is required to bus nonpublic school students.  Such a reduction, from the current state law mandate of 15 miles to a mere 5 miles, would negatively impact taxpayers’ ability to send their sons and daughters to religious and private schools.  Namely, it would eliminate your right to school choice.

March 21, 2012
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DAILY SOMERS: BALL TO HOLD CONFERENCE CALL ON BUSING LIMITS

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

SOMERS, N.Y. — Due to overwhelming public response to state Sen. Greg Ball’s position on private school busing, the telephone number for his planned conference call at 6 p.m. Wednesday has been changed to (559) 726-1200, access code 127034. The new number has the capacity to accommodate broader participation.

March 21, 2012
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CROTON-ON-HUDSON SELECTS LONG TIME RESIDENT AS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. – (3/19/12) – During the Monday night’s village board meeting the Village of Croton-on-Hudson selected Rosalind Morrissey as their nomination for Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

March 20, 2012
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BALL, SPORTSMEN,“LOCK AND LOAD!” PLEDGE TO FIGHT MICROSTAMPING IN ALBANY

(Left to right: NRA representative Darin Goens, Mahopac resident Steve Clorofilla, NYSRPA President Tom King, Senator Greg Ball, Henry Lang and Carmel resident Nick Castellano.)

March 20, 2012
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Forum/Town Hall: Senator Ball's Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame

 

***Friday, March 30th at 6 p.m.***

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/26/12) – Over the past several months, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has traveled to towns, villages and cities within his district to accept nominations for his district wide Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame.

March 30, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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MILAN SELECTS LIFE LONG VOLUNTEER AS WOMAN OF DISTINCTION

Milan, N.Y. – (3/19/12) – During the Monday night’s town hall meeting the town of Milan selected Ann Mancini as their nomination for Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

March 20, 2012
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DAILY SOMERS: BALL HOLDS BUSING FORM AT SOMERS JFK HIGH SCHOOL

 

by Katherine Pacchiana

SOMERS, N.Y. – Over 400 people packed the auditorium at Kennedy Catholic High School (JFK) on Thursday evening when Sen. Greg Ball held a discussion on the threat to repeal the state law requiring private school students to be bused at taxpayers’ expense.

March 19, 2012
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SENATOR BALL LEADS STATE EFFORT TO SPUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & JOB CREATION

 

Yorktown, N.Y. – (2/16/12) –Surrounded by local elected officials and small businesses owners, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) hosted a roundtable focused on local job creation. Senator Ball tapped the talents of economic development expert Mayor Delfino for the event, the former Mayor of White Plains who oversaw an impressive economic renaissance.

March 16, 2012
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MAHOPAC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WELCOME SENATOR BALL’S TRAVELING VETERANS’ WALL OF FAME

 

Mahopac, N.Y. – (3/16/12) – The students at Mahopac High School welcomed Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) traveling Veterans’ Wall of Fame on Friday afternoon in Mahopac, NY. The wall pays tribute to the twenty-seven veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley, including Mahopac resident Retired Corporal Josef Tschinkel. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district was asked to nominate a Veteran and they were all honored at a Veterans’ Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony back in November

March 16, 2012
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SENATOR PROMISES TO FIGHT FOR PARENTS CHOICE ON EDUCATION

 

Parents concerned over devastating potential reduction in transportation mileage for catholic and private schools

March 16, 2012
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: BALL VISITS LOCAL SENIORS

State Senator Greg Ball, 40th District, paid a visit to the Lewisboro Senior Adults group at the South Salem firehouse for some coffee, cake, and to talk about some of the issues the senior community in the area is coping with, on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

March 14, 2012
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THE PATCH: SHEILA GUIDA AND MARIE TURNER HONORED FOR THEIR VOLUNTEERISM

By Liz Giegerich

Sheila Guida and Marie Turner have dedicated their time and themselves to various causes in the Town of Cortlandt for years, and never asked for recognition. But, Cortlandt officials noticed and when Senator Greg Ball asked municipalities to nominate “women of distrinction” for his Hall of Fame by that name, Cortlandt nominated Guida and Turner.

March 14, 2012
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SENATOR BALL HONORS CORTLANDT WOMEN OF DISTINCTION FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY

Brewster, N.Y.– 3/14/2012– Sheila M. Guida and Marie Turner have both been honored as the Town of Cortlandt’s nominations for the Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, which is being hosted by Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson).

March 14, 2012
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LOHUD: SEX OFFENDER STILL LIVING NEAR CARMEL SCHOOLS

 

Written by: Michael Risinit

CARMEL — Putnam County and state officials are still trying to find a new home for Lance Smith, a Level 3 sex offender who moved into an apartment in Carmel near schools and a school bus stop.

March 14, 2012
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DAILY CORTLANDT: CORTLANDT VOLUNTEERS NAMED WOMEN OF DISTINCTION

 

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – Two Cortlandt volunteers will be inducted into the first class of State Sen. Greg Ball’s Women of Distinction Hall of Fame.

March 14, 2012
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SENATOR BALL: “I WON’T VOTE FOR ANY BUDGET THAT INCLUDES MICROSTAMPING”

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (3/14/12) -Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) said he strongly opposes legislation (S-675B) that would include micro-stamping in the Senate budget proposal. Microstamping is an outright assault on the Second Amendment, results in a new onerous tax, and involved the expensive and invasive use of laser technology to engrave a microscopic marking onto the tip of the firing pin and onto the breech face of a firearm, so that spent cartridges give information about the firearm.

March 14, 2012
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SUNNY DAY IN MAHOPAC FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

 

Mahopac, N.Y.  – (3/11/12) – On Sunday, March 11th, Mahopac hosted its 36th  annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Pictured above is Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) with Carmel Girl Scout Troop 1096.

March 14, 2012
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