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Senator Farley at NYSCOPBA Event

Senator Farley joins correctional officers, local officials and other state legislators to express support for saving the Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility, located in northern Saratoga County.

March 14, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Music in Our Schools

The Acadia-Gowana-Koda Middle School’s Treble Choir participated in New York State School Music Association’s Music in Our School Month by performing at the Concourse, Empire State Plaza, Albany, on March 11th. The group is from the Shenendehowa Central School District and is part of the 49th State Senatorial District represented by State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady).

March 13, 2014
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Senator Farley Chats with Niskayuna Art Student

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of honoring Niskayuna Hugh School and Saratoga County students with Senate Certificates on March 6th as he viewed their work in the Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association, in the Well of the Legislative Office Building. Senator Farley is pictured with Sonja Dahl of Niskayuna. Her parents are Roslyn and Eric Dahl.

March 11, 2014
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Senator Farley Meets Talented Art Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of honoring Niskayuna Hugh School and Saratoga County students with Senate Certificates on March 6th as he viewed their work in the Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association, in the Well of the Legislative Office Building. Pictured with Senator Farley is Logan McKinney of Niskayuna.

March 11, 2014
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Senator Farley Salutes Student Art Work

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of honoring Niskayuna Hugh School and Saratoga County students with Senate Certificates on March 6th as he viewed their work in the Legislative Student Art Exhibit, sponsored by the New York State Art Teachers Association, in the Well of the Legislative Office Building. Pictured are Senator Farley and Mya Malsan of Rexford. Her parents are Heather and Ken Malsan.

March 11, 2014
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Senator Farley Meets with Saratoga County Officals

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady), along with Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, Senator Kathy Marchione, and Assemblyman Dan Stec, met with Saratoga County leaders on March 6th to discuss their legislative priorities.

March 7, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Farm Issues

Fulton County Representatives for the Farm Bureau met with State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) on March 4th in Albany to discuss legislation concerning agriculture. Included in the meeting (left to right) were Lee Hollenbeck, Clark Subik and Todd Rogers. Senator Farley is seated in the middle.

March 7, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Fair Issues with NYSAAF Representatives

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) met with representatives of the New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs (NYSAAF) on March 3rd in Albany to discuss the proposed State Budget and funding as well as other legislation pertaining to county fairs. Included in the meeting were (left to right) Will Schultz and Marie McMillen of the Altamont Fair, Frank Griffin and Jeff Townsend of the Saratoga County Fair, and Tom Della Rocco of Altamont Fair. Senator Farley is seated in the middle.

March 7, 2014
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Senator Farley Participates in Mother Teresa Academy’s Literacy Week

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of touring Mother Teresa Academy, located in Clifton Park, on March 4th. He also read books to several students as part of the school’s Literacy Week activities. Principal Dr. John G. Metallo, first grade teacher Abigail Mason, and second grade teacher Heather Mound also enjoyed the Senator’s readings. Senator Farley said at least 15 minutes a day of reading to children or encouraging other language activities could make a difference in a lifetime of learning.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Education

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with Mary Jo Dickerson, Superintendent Long Lake Central School, this week and discussing the State budget as it relates to educational issues.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Health Issues

Joe Gambino, CEO of Schenectady’s Hometown Health Centers, and Susan Stuhr of Hometown Health met with State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) on March 4th in Albany as part of Community Health Care Association Lobby Day. They discussed health issues and concerns to the needy population they serve.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets Johnstown High School Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting students from Johnstown High School when they came to Albany on March 4th for a tour of the Capitol.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Emergency Preparedness

Senator Farley addresses the Citizen Preparedness Training Program in Schenectady on March 1st. Several years ago, the American Red Cross conducted a presentation at the State Capitol called “Preparing for the Unexpected,” and they asked state legislators to help spread the word about how important it is for families to take certain basic steps to prepare themselves for any type of emergency. Out of that original presentation, Senator Farley created a brochure that offered some basic safety tips and checklists. To access the brochure, visit http://www.nysenate.gov/files/pdfs/Emergency%20Preparedness%20_0.pdf

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Greets 4-H’ers at Capital Days

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting 4-H’ers at their annual Capital Days event in Albany. 4-H Capital Days gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story, create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates from other counties. Pictured with Senator Farley are Allison Busch of Johnstown and Elizabeth Neznek from the Town of Florida.

March 6, 2014
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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’ers at their annual Capital Days event in Albany. 4-H Capital Days gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story, create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates from other counties. Pictured with Senator Farley are Jacob Block and Kailey Jensen of Ballston Spa, as well as 4-H Educator Greg Stevens.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Participates in Mother Teresa Academy’s Literacy Week

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of touring Mother Teresa Academy, located in Clifton Park, on March 4th. He also read books to several students as part of the school’s Literacy Week activities. Principal Dr. John G. Metallo, first grade teacher Abigail Mason, and second grade teacher Heather Mound also enjoyed the Senator’s readings. Senator Farley said at least 15 minutes a day of reading to children or encouraging other language activities could make a difference in a lifetime of learning.

March 6, 2014
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Senator Farley Notes March Is Women's History Month

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) notes that March is Women’s History Month and the New York State Senate has developed a booklet which honors some Women of Distinction. To view, visit http://www.nysenate.gov/files/pdfs/Historic%20WOD%20Book.pdf

"Women have played a crucial role in New York State's political, social and economic development," Senator Farley said, “and Women’s History Month is a great time to take stock of the enormous contributions of great women from our past. The Senate’s Women of Distinction exhibit highlights some extraordinary people as an example of women’s achievements that continue to this very day.” The exhibit includes some women from our area.

March 3, 2014
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Senator Farley Encourages Parents To Read To Children As March 2nd Is Read Across America Day

As Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Libraries, Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I - Schenectady) informs families that Sunday, March 2nd, is the National Education Association's Read Across America Day, which encourages people to read to children. This annual event is held around the anniversary of the birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel). Many schools and libraries will be holding events throughout the week.

"What better way to honor this children’s author than to read to a child," Senator Farley said. "I always loved reading to my children and grandchildren. I read all the favorites and I never tire of it."

February 28, 2014
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Senator Farley Discusses Legislative Issues with Occupational Therapy Students

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) met with occupational therapy students from Maria College and the University at Buffalo, who also reside in the 49th Senatorial District, on Feb. 26th in Albany. They discussed a variety of issues concerning health and education during the New York State Occupational Therapy Association Lobby Day.

February 27, 2014
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Senator Farley Participates in Library Advocacy Day

Library Advocacy Day was Feb. 26th in Albany and as the Chair of the Senate Select Committees on Libraries, State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) met with representatives from around the State, including members of the Central New York Library Association and the Mid York Library System, to discuss legislative initiatives and the concerns librarians have with the proposed Executive Budget for 2014-2015.

February 27, 2014
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