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Senator Farley Enjoys Art Display

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Hailie Downing (middle) with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Hailie is a first grade student in the Fonda-Fultonville school district.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Salutes Local Artists

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) is pleased to report that students from Montgomery and Schenectady Counties participated in the 2011 Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association. Their work was on display at the Legislative Office Building in Albany from Feb. 28th through March 4th. Senator Farley (left) presents Cara DePan (middle) of Niskayuna with a Certificate of Merit for participating in the 21st annual statewide art show. Cara is an eight grade student at the Albany Academy for Girls.

March 4, 2011
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SENATE COMMITTEES TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING MARCH 7TH ON AGENCY CONSOLIDATION PLANS

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) announced today the New York State Senate will be holding a public hearing on the consolidation of state agencies proposed in the Executive Budget. The hearing will be on Monday, March 7, 2011, at 11 a.m. in Room 711A of the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

The hearing will further assist the Legislature in identifying and learning about concerns with the Executive Budget proposal, including impacts on the delivery of services, the state workforce and cost savings.

March 4, 2011
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Senator Farley Meets Schenectady 4-H Youth

Chelsea Arndell of Duanesburg and Sarah Shufon from Schenectady County Cornell Cooperative Extension chat with Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I - Schenectady) March 1st when they participated in 4-H Capital Days in Albany. The event is designed to create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government and give participants a chance to speak with their legislators and tell them about their 4-H experiences.

March 3, 2011
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Senator Farley Meets Local 4-H'ers

Noah Newell of Providence and Miranda Hughes of Saratoga County chat with State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) March 1st when they participated in 4-H Capital Days in Albany. The event is designed to create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government and give participants a chance to speak with their legislators and tell them about their 4-H experiences.

March 3, 2011
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Senator Farley Salutes 4-H

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting 4-H youths from Fulton and Montgomery Counties on March 1st when the group participated in 4-H Capital Days in Albany. The event is designed to create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government and give participants a chance to speak with their legislators and tell them about their 4-H experiences. From left to right in the photo are: Senator Farley, Stephanie Peck of Gloversville, Haleigh Dutcher of Mayfield, Alicia Anich of Gloversville, Katie Gray of Fonda, and Craig Clark of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties.

March 3, 2011
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Senator Farley Discusses New York State Agriculture Industry

On March 1st, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with Farm Bureau representatives in Albany to discuss how important agriculture is to New York State. Among the delegates were two Montgomery County Dairy Ambassadors. The Ambassadors are Danielle Bartlett of Broadalbin (immediate left of Senator in photo) and Erika Gogis of Pattersonville (immediate right of Senator in photo).

March 2, 2011
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Senator Farley Salutes Libraries

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) spoke at the New York Library Association's Advocacy Day Rally in Albany on March 1st. The Senator has always been a strong advocate for the library community and understands how important libraries are to our society.

March 2, 2011
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Senator Farley Announces Community Health Fair Slated for April 19th

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) will be hosting his annual health fair on Tuesday, April 19th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the lower level of the Riverfront Center, Amsterdam.

"Called the Community Wellness Day, this event has always been successful in delivering information on services that local agencies provide to the public," Senator Farley said. "I’m currently in the planning stages for this year’s event and am looking for local non-profit and health organizations to participate."

The health fair is geared towards people of all ages and is set during the break week for local schools so families can participate. Those unable to attend can call Senator Farley’s office to obtain brochures and weblinks on health topics.

 

February 28, 2011
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Sen. Farley Chats With Students from Blodgett Middle School

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Blodgett Middle School, a school within the Schenectady City School District. The students in Tom Hopkins, Toni Bergin, Sara Hubel and Maria Klein’s classes talked with the Senator when they visited Albany on Feb. 8th.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley Meets Boys & Girls Club Directors

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with the executive directors of local Boys & Girls Clubs on Feb. 8th to discuss issues the State’s youth are facing today. Included in the meeting were(left to right) Richard Van Vorst, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Renselaer County; Shane Bargy, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady; Senator Farley; and Landis Rush, Director of Government Relations.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley Meets Montgomery County Youth

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with representatives from the Montgomery County Youth Bureau on February 8th in Albany. Included in the meeting were Michela Puglisi, Tessa Filiberto, Cassandra Egelston, Brianna Slater, and Montgomery County Youth Bureau Executive Director Jennifer Petteys.

February 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Discusses Issues With Youth From Across NYS

On February 8th, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) had the pleasure of speaking before representatives from Youth Bureau groups from around New York State.

February 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley Hears Testimony on Racing in New York State

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) and other members of the Senate Committee on Racing & Wagering hold a hearing on the future of racing, gaming and wagering industries in New York State on Feb. 7th.

February 10, 2011
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Sen. Farley Congratulates Dr. Shah on Becoming NYS Health Commissioner

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) participated in the New York State Senate Health Committee hearings on January 24th and later witnessed the confirmation of Dr. Nirav Shah as the new state Department of Health Commissioner.

February 10, 2011
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Senator Farley Announces NYS Senate Passes Job Creation & Taxpayer Protection Act

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) today announced the State Senate’s passage of the Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2011. “This proposal is a three-part plan which encourages the creation of new private sector jobs and promotes fiscal responsibility by the State,” said Senator Farley. “These measures are essential to help revive our economy and provide relief to taxpayers.” The Job Creation and Taxpayer Protection Act of 2011 has three pieces:  1) INCENTIVES TO CREATE NEW JOBS The Senate passed bill S.1891 to provide businesses with a three-year tax credit of up to $5,000 for each new job created.

January 19, 2011
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Senator Farley Obtains Committee Assignments

Senator Hugh T. Farley is pleased to announce his committee assignments for the 2011 Legislative Session.

He has been appointed by Majority Leader Dean Skelos to serve on the following committees:  Rules; Finance; Aging; Banks; Ethics; and Health.

“I was appointed to every committee on which I asked to serve.  I also anticipate being appointed to a significant leadership position within the State Senate, and look forward to addressing the important issues and challenges which face our state” said Senator Farley.

January 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Salutes NY Cadet Wing Color Guard

Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) welcomes members of the New York Cadet Wing Color Guard of the Civil Air Patrol on the occasion of their presenting the colors at the start of the Session of the New York State Senate on January 10th.

January 11, 2011
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Senator Farley Greets Gloversville Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) met with fourth grade students from Park Terrace Elementary School, Gloversville, New York, when they visited Albany on January 10th.

January 11, 2011
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Sen. Farley and Tribes Hill Fire Dept. to Host Annual Fire Safety Night on Oct. 20th


With October being National Fire Safety Month and residents preparing homes for the winter months, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C,I - Schenectady) and the Tribes Hill Fire Department will co-host their annual Fire Safety Night on Wednesday, October 20th, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the fire department located on Mohawk Drive, Tribes Hill. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

"Protecting our loved ones is the responsibility of every parent, neighbor and citizen," Senator Farley said. "That's why it is important to stay informed on fire safety and to take steps to protect yourself and your families."

For more information, call Senator Farley's Amsterdam office at 843-2188.

October 12, 2010
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