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Senator Farley Working to Bring Jobs to Our Community

           State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) today dedicated the new Beech-Nut processing and packaging plant in the Town of FLorida. The company has also moved its corporate headquarters from St. Louis, Missouri, to the new facility.

June 1, 2010
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JG Charles W. Merriam

Charles Merriam lived at 1060 Parkwood Blvd, Schenectady until moving to Virginia where he attended Hampton-Sydney College eventually obtaining his Bachelor of Science. Following the outbreak of war, the college entered the V-12 Officers Training Program. He entered this program July 1, 1943 following his joining the Navy.

June 1, 2010
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Senator Farley Marks Memorial Day 2010

Senator Farley speaks at the Town of Glen Memorial Day remembrance.

June 1, 2010
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Senator Farley Marks Memorial Day 2010

Senator Hugh T. Farley marches at the Town of Glen Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 31, 2010 with Montgomery County Sheriff Michael J. Amato and Undersheriff Jeffery T. Smith.

June 1, 2010
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Senator Farley Marks Memorial Day 2010

Senator Farley marches with the local Boy Scout troop at the Fonda-Fultonville Parade.

June 1, 2010
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Senator Farley Marks Memorial Day 2010

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I – Schenectady) capped his observance of Memorial Day 2010 with visits to three Montgomery County Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 31--Fonda-Fultonville, Hagaman, and the Town of Glen. In the course of the annual observance, Senator Farley marched in eight such parades, the above three, plus Johnstown in Fulton County, Rotterdam and Scotia in Schenectady County, and Corinth in Saratoga County.

June 1, 2010
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SENATOR FARLEY CRITICIZES PARKS “DEAL”

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I – Schenectady) joined business and environmental groups in criticizing the legislation that promised to open State parks only if the Legislature agreed to impose millions of dollars in new taxes and fees while also sweeping a tremendous amount of money out of the Environmental Protection Fund, which supports numerous environmental, agricultural and local government programs.

May 28, 2010
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Sen. Farley and Members of Special Juvenile Justice System Task Force Call for Carrion's Resignation

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) and fellow members of the Special Legislative Task Force on Reform of the New York State Juvenile Justice System spoke out today against the policies concerning juvenile inmates and are calling for the resignation of Office of Family and Children Services (OCFS) Commissioner Gladys Carrion.

The policy shifts that Carrion is implementing are creating a dangerous environment for staff to work in as well as creating concern within communities on how juvenile criminals will be treated for their personal issues.

May 26, 2010
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Senator Farley Talks With Local Firefighters

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with local firefighters on May 18th in Albany to discuss the Professional Firefighters Association legislative agenda. Senator Farley spoke with Mike Demars of the Amsterdam Fire Department and Larry O'Regan and Rich Danelorch, both of the Johnstown Fire Department.

May 26, 2010
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Sen. Farley Chats With Nisky Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley greeted students from Mrs. Diefendorf's fourth grade class in Albany on May 18th when the students visited the Capitol.

May 25, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets Glencliff Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley greeted students from Mrs. Venerus' fourth grade class in Albany on May 18th when the students visited the Capitol.

May 25, 2010
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Sen. Farley Chats With Schenectady's Zoller Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Schenectady's Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School on May 10th when they visited the State Capitol. Those on the trip from Mr. McGarry's fifth grade class that were on the trip included: Phillip Ashburn, Tatyana Bluford, Crystal Conrad, Brittney Doty, Mohammad Ali, Kwamier Hawkins, Jaleel Hughes, Isaiah James, Arlinda Mustafaj, Tihiira Notice, Ire Pinney, Stacey Rodriguez, Brianna Roopnarain, Shaima Seleh, Lakeesha Scruggs, Antonio Sellie, Ashley Steward, Corey White, Mariah Winchip.

May 25, 2010
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Senator Farley Greets Schenectady Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Schenectady's Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School on May 10th when they visited the State Capitol. Those on the trip from Ms. Garrett's fifth grade class included: Sachin Arjune, Sherrease Balkum, Dyani Benson, Jahyae Brown, Derek Castillo, Waqulia Cherry, Andres Collazo, Juan Cuartas, Randy Gopaul, Dashaun Harrison, Adrian Latcha, Austin McBain, Messiah Mortimore, Waheeda Nabe, Whitney Parrella, Rajendra Pausaram, Neil Perreira, Careese Rios, Sean Spinks, Kayla St.

May 25, 2010
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Senator Farley Salutes Zoller Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Schenectady's Jessie T. Zoller Elementary School on May 10th when they visited the State Capitol. Those on the trip from Mrs. Thurber's fifth grade class included: Yahnoach Allen, Alijah Fisher, Shu-hannah Bennett, Brittany Bolden, Noah Bird, Karkwon Copper, Samantha DeNisio, Joshua Derenzo, Brianna Dunn, Desean Fortune, Angelesha Gopaul, Richard Inman, Aziz Jordan, Timothy Ladd, Donald McClain, Joseph Meisner, Hameid Nematy, Ashley Parker, Michael Roman, Jahlil Slaughter, Mariah Terry.

May 25, 2010
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Sen. Farley Salutes Geyser Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with students from Geyser Road Elementary School, from the Saratoga Springs school district, on May 12th in Albany as the classes toured the State Capitol. Those on the trip from Mr.

May 17, 2010
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Sen. Farley Greets Students from Geyser Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with students from Geyser Road Elementary School, from the Saratoga Springs school district, on May 12th in Albany as the classes toured the State Capitol. Those on the trip from Mrs.

May 17, 2010
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Sen. Farley Salutes Tobacco Story Contest Winners

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with two students from the HFM BOCES Alternative High School on May 11th in Albany. The students recently participated in a "share your tobacco story" contest and spoke with the Senator about their personal stories regarding tobacco use. From left to right in the photo are: Justin Hladik, Coordinator of Reality Check; Scott P. Summers; Brittany I. Forsey; and Bridget Rocco, Coordinator of Tobacco-Free Healthy Schools Policy Program.

May 17, 2010
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Sen. Farley Participates in Girl Scout Annual Showcase Day

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting two local Girl Scouts at the New York State Girl Scout Annual Legislators' Showcase Day on May 11th at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. Pictured from left to right are: Diane Iannon and her daughter Olivia Iannon of Ballston Spa; Senator Farley; Alex Finocchio and her mother Cynthia Redshaw, both of Ballston Spa. Both of the girls were Gold Award recipients and are seniors at Ballston Spa High School.

May 17, 2010
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