“I strongly oppose the Senate Democrats' proposal to give illegal immigrants New York State citizenship including taxpayer funded public assistance benefits and the right to vote, serve on juries, run for public office, obtain a driver’s license, and hold professional licenses. It is an insult to hardworking, overtaxed families in Nassau County and New York State, but it's in addition to Senate Democrats' plan to provide illegal immigrants with taxpayer funded college tuition assistance, even though 3 out of 4 current New York students do not qualify for that same benefit.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano will be sponsoring a free Senior ID Card Program in Roslyn.
The program will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on Thursday, October 2nd at the Bryant Library (2 Paper Mill Road, Roslyn). All Nassau County residents ages 60 and over are eligible to participate and receive a free senior ID card. No appointments are necessary.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) joined with the Village of Manorhaven in Port Washington in remembering those who were taken from us on September 11, 2001.
The ceremony is an annual tradition which the Village sponsors to honor the memory of the September 11th victims and pay tribute to the heroes who helped rescue others from danger. The event was held at Manorhaven Village Hall.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola, pictured speaking) and Legislator Rich Nicolello (R-New Hyde Park, pictured right) recently sponsored a hurricane preparedness forum at the Shelter Rock Library in Albertson.
Members of the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management discussed safety, planning, response, and coordination for natural disasters, in addition to answering questions from residents about hurricane/severe storm preparedness. The seminar explained in detail about weather conditions, sheltering, and making a plan.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) joined with the Village of Mineola at their September 11th Memorial Ceremony in remembering those who were taken from us on September 11, 2001.
The ceremony is an annual tradition which the Village sponsors to honor the memory of the September 11th victims and pay tribute to the heroes who helped rescue others from danger. The event was held in Memorial Park.
Senator Martins is pictured as he delivers the keynote address at the Village of Mineola’s September 11th Memorial Ceremony.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola), Legislator Rose Marie Walker, and Legislator Laura Schaefer are sponsoring a hurricane preparedness forum in Hicksville on Thursday, September 18th from 7-9 pm at Levittown Hall (201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville).
Members of the Nassau County Department of Emergency Management will be on hand to discuss all safety, planning, response, and coordination for natural disasters, in addition to answering any questions residents may have about hurricane/severe storm preparedness. The seminar speaks in detail about weather conditions, sheltering, and making a plan.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) recently attended the annual Covert Avenue Street Fair. The fair, which is sponsored by the Covert Avenue Chamber of Commerce, attracted thousands of residents from Stewart Manor, Floral Park, Elmont, and surrounding communities.
Senator Martins is pictured speaking with residents at the Covert Avenue Street Fair.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) recently held a college financial aid and application seminar to help parents and students learn about the college application process and the different types of financial aid which may be available to them. The program was held at the Manhasset Library.
Representatives from the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC), State University of New York (SUNY), SUNY Old Westbury, Farmingdale State College, Adelphi University, and Nassau Community College provided families tips about applying for college admission, how to apply for financial aid, and the different types of college financial aid and scholarships which are available.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola, pictured center) recently attended the Village of Russell Gardens’ annual Labor Day Weekend BBQ. Senator Martins, together with Russell Gardens Mayor Steve Kirschner, spent time with Village residents discussing a variety of local and state issues.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano recently sponsored a free Senior ID Card Program at the Port Washington Library.
Over 150 seniors received a free wallet-sized ID card which includes their name, personal information (name, address, phone number, date of birth), and an emergency contact name and phone number which could be useful to emergency responders. Seniors can carry the card in their wallet so that first responders will know who to contact if the senior is in an emergency situation and cannot communicate.
Senator Jack Martins (R-Mineola, pictured third left), along with Town of North Hempstead Councilman Peter Zuckerman (pictured left center) and Village of East Hills Mayor Michael Koblenz (pictured right center), recently welcomed Dunkin Donuts to its new location on Roslyn Road in Roslyn Heights.
Senator Martins, Councilman Zuckerman, and Mayor Koblenz participated in the store’s official grand opening and extended their best wishes to the staff for many years of success.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and Legislator Richard Nicolello (R-New Hyde Park) are sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Tuesday, September 16th from 8:45 am to 12 pm at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park.
Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. On site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self examination. Patients and their physicians will be notified of the exam results.
NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-7th Senate District) and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano recently sponsored a free KidPix photo ID program in Floral Park.
Families who participated in the program received a free, wallet sized KidPix card with their child’s name, physical description, contact information, fingerprint, and photograph. In the event that a child goes missing, parents can give the KidPix card to law enforcement as a helpful tool to help return the child home more quickly.
Senator Martins is pictured with some of the families who participated in the KidPix program he sponsored at the Floral Park Library.
“Navigating Your Way Through the College Application and Financial Aid Process” Program to be held at Manhasset Library on September 4th
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) will be sponsoring a program to help parents and students learn about the college application process and the different types of financial aid which may be available to them. The “Navigating Your Way Through the College Application and Financial Aid Process” program will take place on Thursday, September 4th at the Manhasset Library (30 Onderdonk Avenue, Manhasset) beginning at 7 pm.
Law Will Save Millions of Dollars For Schools, Villages, and Special Districts
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation they sponsored (S.7371A/ A.9321A) allowing school districts, villages, and special districts to continue using lever voting machines as they have in the past for an additional year. According to the New York State School Boards Association, this law will save $81 million for school districts alone.
Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) recently visited with local seniors at the Town of North Hempstead’s “Funday Monday” at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. Senator Martins chatted with seniors about local issues and provided assistance to those in need.
With heart disease being the number one cause of death in the U.S., Senator Jack M. Martins (R-Mineola) and St. Francis Hospital are teaming up to help residents be safe and get screened.
Senator Martins has arranged to bring St. Francis’ Community Mobile Outreach Van to the Herricks Community Center (999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park) to provide free cardiovascular screenings. The screening program will take place on Thursday, September 4th from 10 am to 2 pm.