PRATTSVILLE, 08/31/11 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today joined Governor Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate for a tour of flood ravaged portions of upstate New York.
“The devastation is utterly astonishing,” said Senator Seward. “My heart goes out to the families and individuals who are demonstrating such amazing courage and fortitude in the face of this tragedy.
“I also want to commend the first responders, National Guard members and local elected officials who have worked tirelessly around the clock to protect life and property before, during and after the storm.”
ALBANY, 06/01/15 – New York Air National Guard Brigadier General Anthony P. German of Oneonta has been confirmed by the state senate as a Major General, Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) announced today. Seward is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which must consider nominations before they are acted on by the full senate.
“General German has served with great honor and distinction both in and out of uniform and I was extremely proud to move his nomination during the confirmation process,” said Senator Seward. “Tony’s diverse background with the Air National Guard, including his many hours in the air, account for an extensive portfolio of experience that make him ideal for this leadership post.