Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Ann Linden who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Amenia, New York.
Brewster, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 300 people gathered at the Putnam County Emergency Services Center to honor their mothers, sisters, grandmothers, wives, daughters and friends. Senator Greg Ball (Patterson – R, C), hosted his inaugural 40th Senate District “Women of Distinction” ceremony, where over 30 women were honored for their service and dedication to their communities.
Lewisboro’s Receiver of Taxes and former deputy supervisor Joann Vasi and former Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps president and South Salem postal worker Laurie Gagliardi will be honored with a Woman of Distinction Award at a ceremony at 6 on Friday, March 30, at the Putnam County Emergency Services Building in Carmel. Ms. Gagliardi’s recognition will be posthumous.
How far school buses will travel to bring students to private schools may become one of the next tugs of war in Albany as the region’s top education officials have suggested reducing the distance and some lawmakers want to increase it.
SOMERS, N.Y. – Thelma Barlow recently got a call from Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy’s office, telling her she was about to be nominated to state Sen. Greg Ball’s roster of 40th District Women of Distinction.
NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem’s Janice Hellwinkel got a call from Town Supervisor Warren Lucas during the winter, telling her she was to be nominated to state Sen. Greg Ball’s roster of the 40th District Women of Distinction.
Carmel, N.Y. – (3/24/2012) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented Chris Odell of Patterson Troop 440 with a proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at Carmel High School on Saturday.
Carmel, N.Y. – (3/22/12) – Students from all over Putnam County joined Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) over pizza and soda to share their stories on bullying, and how it has affected their lives and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.