James L. Seward's News items

Sherburne Library Gets Construction Grant

State Senator James L. Seward today announced that area libraries have been awarded state public library construction funds to assist with construction or renovation projects. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward.

In Chenango County, the Sherburne Public Library will receive $9,938 to replace the front steps and railings at the building's entrance.

March 4, 2008
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Two Schoharie Schools In Line For Senate Help

Two school districts in Schoharie County will receive senate funding to help purchase needed equipment, Senator James L. Seward announced today.

The Middleburgh School District will receive $10,000 and the Gilboa-Conesville District is in line for $6,500 in special senate funding.

March 4, 2008
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Cortland Libraries Get Construction Grants

State Senator James L. Seward today announced that area libraries have been awarded state public library construction funds to assist with construction or renovation projects. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward

March 3, 2008
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Haines Falls Library Gets Construction Grant

State Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Peter Lopez today announced that the Haines Falls Free Library in Tannersville has been awarded $150,000 in state public library construction funds to assist with its renovation project.

March 2, 2008
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Webb, Ilion Libraries Get Construction Grants

State Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Marc Butler today announced that two Herkimer County libraries have been awarded state public library construction funds to assist with construction or renovation projects. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward.

March 1, 2008
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Cobleskill Library Gets Construction Grant

State Senator James L. Seward and Assemblyman Peter Lopez today announced that the Community Library of Cobleskill has been awarded a state public library construction grant of $46,373to assist with its renovation project. The money is separate from special grants recently announced by Seward.

February 29, 2008
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Milford School Gets Energy Grant

The Milford Central School system will see a big boost in its energy efficiency as a result of a $100,000 grant announced today by State Senator James L. Seward.

"Schools serve many purposes, support various activities, and are open for public use -- in addition to school functions. A grant for energy efficiency will be a big help to controlling costs and reducing pressure on the school's budget.

February 25, 2008
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Schoharie Libraries To Get Senate Grants

 

While visiting the Community Library of Cobleskill, Senator James L. Seward announced that local community libraries in Schoharie County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 22, 2008
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R-field School To Get Seward "safe School" Grant

Richfield Springs Central School has been awarded a New York State Senate "safe school" grant worth $20,000 by State Senator James L. Seward. Seward made the announcement today at the school.

February 20, 2008
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Chenango Libraries To Get State Grants

Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in the portion of his senatorial district in Chenango County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 15, 2008
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Otsego Libraries To Get State Grants

ALBANY,11/2/05 -- Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in Otsego County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate."Our libraries are vital to our communities," Senator Seward said. "They provide books and periodicals -- the most important -- but they also offer a portal into a new information age that people use for job searches, genealogical purposes, and self improvement, among others. Libraries in some areas are community centers, and they are foundations of a free, democratic society.

February 14, 2008
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Seward Unveils 'virtual Career Day'

Senator James L. Seward joined ONC BOCES in announcing a new interactive program that will provide high school students with the opportunity to explore careers through video interaction with career professionals, business owners and tradesmen. Seward unveiled the program at Center Street Elementary School in Oneonta, where he announced the $15,000 for BOCES to fund equipment and software necessary to sponsor the "virtual career day'.

February 14, 2008
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Senate Protects Kids From Cyber Predators

Click here to hear the senator's comments regarding the e-STOP programThe New York State Senate has passed legislation that would dramatically enhance protections for New Yorkers, especially children, from sexual predators on the Internet, Senator James L. Seward said today. The senate also passed legislation that would increase criminal penalties for using a computer to commit a sex crime against a child.

February 14, 2008
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Herkimer Libraries To Get State Grants

ALBANY,11/2/05 -- Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in Herkimer County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate."Our libraries are vital to our communities," Senator Seward said. "They provide books and periodicals -- the most important -- but they also offer a portal into a new information age that people use for job searches, genealogical purposes, and self improvement, among others. Libraries in some areas are community centers, and they are foundations of a free, democratic society.

February 13, 2008
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Groton, Dryden Libraries To Get State Grants

Senator James L. Seward today announced that two libraries in the 51st senatorial district portion of Tompkins County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 12, 2008
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Seward On Nyri: 'never Surrender'

"A mule on a racetrack is still a mule. And changing the route of the proposed NYRI power line doesn't change the fact that it will raise our upstate rates and mar our landscape.

"The towns and property owners coped with the frustration and agony of the Marcy-South power line, and the last thing they need is to be forced to wage another war against another power line that will take their property, change their landscape, and diminish their property values. The alternatives, and the original route, are not acceptable.

February 11, 2008
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Greene Libraries To Get State Grants

Senator James L. Seward today announced that local community libraries in Greene County would be receiving direct, unrestricted grants through the state senate.

February 11, 2008
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Seward Announces $200k For Cortland Med

Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Milford) today announced a $200,000 senate funding initiative for two programs at Cortland Regional Medical Center in Cortland. Seward unveiled the senate grant at a ceremony in Cortland today, joined by hospital and local officials.

The funding will support the center's cancer registry and medication bar coding programs.

February 11, 2008
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Senate Oks Id Theft Insurance

The state senate has approved legislation that would authorize identity theft insurance in New York State, Insurance Committee Chairman Sen. James L. Seward said today. Senate bill 2397-a authorizes the sale of identity theft insurance on a group basis.

February 5, 2008
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Seward: Stop Skyrocketing Increase In Parole Of Thugs

Senator James L. Seward joined members of the New York State Senate Majority Conference and the family of fallen New York City Police Officer Harry Ryman to announce the introduction of comprehensive legislation that will dramatically strengthen the state’s parole laws to help restrict the release of potentially dangerous violent felons.

February 5, 2008
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