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Senator Farley Salutes Roger Kopa's Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Pashley Elementary School on June 9th when they were in Albany visiting the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with the group. Students from Roger Kopa’s fourth grade class were included on the tour.

June 10, 2015
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Senator Farley Greets Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Pashley Elementary School on June 9th when they were in Albany visiting the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with the group. Students from Kelleen O’Rourke’s fourth grade class were included on the tour.

June 10, 2015
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Senator Farley Meets Pashley Elementary Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Pashley Elementary School on June 9th when they were in Albany visiting the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with the group. Students from Sue Malinowski’s fourth grade class were included on the tour.

June 10, 2015
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SEN. FARLEY REPORTS SENATE PASSES BILLS TO COMBAT HEROIN CRISIS AND ENHANCE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR OPIOID ABUSE

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) announced that he and his colleagues in the New York State Senate recently passed a package of bills to help decrease heroin deaths and put more drug dealers behind bars for peddling dangerous opioids. The measures are being put forth by the Senate’s Joint Task Force on Heroin and Opioid as part of their continuing examination of the issues created by increased heroin abuse that is causing hundreds of deaths in communities across the state.

June 10, 2015
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Senator Farley Greets Sawyer

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) is pleased to announce the passage of a Senate Resolution honoring the local teen Sawyer Fredericks for representing upstate New York on “The Voice” television show recently.

Sawyer and his mother, Kirsten Fredericks, were on hand during the resolution vote at the Capitol yesterday, as well as Fultonville Mayor Robert Headwell.

 

June 10, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes Sawyer

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) is pleased to announce the passage of a Senate Resolution honoring the local teen Sawyer Fredericks for representing upstate New York on “The Voice” television show recently.

“What a terrific young man,” Senator Farley said. “I am pleased that he won the high-profiled contest, but am also proud of him coming back to the region and saying ‘thank you’ to the communities that supported him throughout the process.”

Sixteen-year-old Sawyer performed at Saratoga Performing Arts Center last weekend and was in Fulton County’s Northville on June 4th at local businesses meeting fans.

Sawyer and his mother, Kirsten Fredericks, were on hand during the resolution vote at the Capitol this afternoon.

 

June 9, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes Shenendehowa Boys Track Team

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of spending time with the members of the Shenendehowa High School Boys Track Team on June 8th when they came to the Capitol. He also presented them with a NYS Senate Resolution congratulating the 4x800m Relay Team and Coach Jason Burlingame upon the occasion of capturing the New York State Championship. He also congratulated Shenendehowa senior Shawn Bleichert for capturing the New York State 55-meter Hurdles Championship. Pictured with Senator Farley and the track team is Senator Marchione.

 

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The resolutions are as follows:

 

Senate Resolution No. 1471

 

June 9, 2015
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SEN. FARLEY REPORTS SENATE PASSES BILL TO HELP SUPPORT ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA PATIENTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) announced that he and his colleagues in the New York State Senate recently passed legislation to help assist and support individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The bill (S3968) would create a dementia and Alzheimer’s disease program database to help coordinate resources available to patients and caregivers.

There are many programs across the state that are designed to assist and support individuals with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Innovative ideas are implemented at the local level, but it can be difficult for groups in other areas of the state to find out about them.

June 9, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes Flag Day

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) notes that Sunday, June 14th, is Flag Day.

“This day is meant to reflect on the true meaning and history of the American flag. Our forefathers stood up for freedom and liberty, creating the United States of America,” he said. “The flag represents this struggle for independence. Our American flag has long exemplified the spirit of those who lost their lives in battle, as well as those who fought valiantly and survived.”

Senator Farley has paper American Flags available for constituents to obtain for the holiday. For information, call his office at 455-2181. He recently supplied numerous elementary schools with paper flags, and brochures on the history and care of the flag, for their school Flag Day events.

June 9, 2015
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Senator Farley Meets Nisky Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fourth grade students from Hillside Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, on June 8th when they came to Albany to tour the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with them. Students from Melanie O'Donnell's class were included on the trip.

June 8, 2015
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Senator Farley Greets Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fourth grade students from Hillside Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, on June 8th when they came to Albany to tour the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with them. Students from Christopher Lasher's class were included on the trip.

June 8, 2015
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Senator Farley Salutes Hillside Elementary

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting fourth grade students from Hillside Elementary School, Niskayuna Central School District, on June 8th when they came to Albany to tour the Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with them. Students in Carol Herrington's class were included in the tour.

June 8, 2015
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Senator Farley Notes June 6th Is Trails Days and Anniversary of D-Day

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) notes that Saturday, June 6th, is National Trails Day.

"This day is meant to promote public awareness and appreciation for our great outdoors and the trails that guide us through it," Senator Farley said.

Many events are being held in the 49th Senatorial District, including an organized hike with Gary Lee in Inlet; a festival in Northville at the trailhead (Waterfront Park) of the Northville-Lake Placid Trail; and the Clifton Park Trails Day Bicycle Ride that starts in Rexford. For more information and a list of other events, visit http://www.nationaltrailsday.org/

June 5, 2015
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Senator Farley Meets Geyser Elementary Fourth Grade Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) enjoyed visiting with the fourth grade students from Geyser Road Elementary School on June 3rd when they came to the Capitol for a tour with their teachers Vanessa Flynn, Marc Baldwin and Katelyn Caddell. 

June 4, 2015
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Senator Farley Greets Geyser Road Elementary School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) enjoyed visiting with the fourth grade students from Geyser Road Elementary School on June 3rd when they came to the Capitol for a tour with their teachers Vanessa Flynn, Marc Baldwin and Katelyn Caddell. 

June 4, 2015
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SEN. FARLEY REPORTS SENATE HOLDS ANNUAL ANIMAL ADVOCACY DAY EVENT AND PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT ANIMALS

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) announced that he and his colleagues in the New York State Senate recently passed legislation to further protect animals and people from harm and cruelty as part of the Legislature’s annual Animal Advocacy Day. The event brings together lawmakers, law enforcement, and hundreds of pet owners and advocates to raise awareness of important animal issues.

The bills passed today include:

June 3, 2015
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Ballston Spa AP Students Meet Senator Farley at Capitol Tour

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of discussing New York State history and government with Dan Hornick's AP students from Ballston Spa High School on May 27th at the Capitol in Albany.

June 1, 2015
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SEN. FARLEY REPORTS SENATE PASSES THE “PROTECT OUR CHILDREN ACT”

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) announced that he and his colleagues in the New York State Senate recently passed crucial measures to help protect the most vulnerable children from abuse, maltreatment, and exploitation.

May 29, 2015
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Senator Farley Visits FMCC

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) spent the afternoon of May 28th with members of the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Board of Trustees, Senator Amedore and Assemblyman Butler, discussing State legislation that concerns community colleges. 

May 29, 2015
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