Joins Thousands at UN Plaza to Oppose Hamas I stand with Israel today not only as an American and a Jew, but as the grandson of Holocaust survivors. My family fled Hungary and some of them were lucky enough to make it to America, but many more perished at the hands of the worst evil the world has ever known-hatred. When all lights go dark Israel is there for us and we must be there for her!
NEW YORK-On Sunday, November 24th at the Davenport Club in New Rochelle, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) received the Italian Hospital Society’s annual award to persons who have helped advance the cause of Italian American culture in the region. Klein was presented the award by his colleague in government, Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn).
Senator Jeff Klein welcomed over 200 guests to his 2nd Annual Veterans' Day Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor in the Bronx. Veterans and their families from throughout the 34th senate district joined together to honor Kenneth Champlin, of the Throggs Neck Memorial Post and Grand Marshall of the Throggs Neck Veterans' Day Parade, as well as three deceased servicemen. The PS 14, John Calandra Chorus and SUNY Maritime Color Guard were also in attendence.
BRONX, NY- Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) has been selected to receive the 1st Annual “Person of the Year” award by the Esperia Benevolent Society, which will recognize him for his “relentless work for the good of (our) community and country.” The ceremony will be this Saturday, October 6th at Maestro's Caterers at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx.
Nicola Marricco was born on July 30, 1918 in Selvacava, Italy. He immigrated to the United States of America on June 1, 1953, on the SS Andrea Doria, and became a naturalized citizen in 1962.
Nicola has been a Bronx resident for 55 years. After immigrating to the US, he settled with his family in the Belmont section of the Bronx . In 1968 he moved the family to Woodlawn where he still resides.
This special day is my way of thanking them for the many ways they enrich our lives and honoring their contributions to our community.”
The event, which Klein has sponsored since he was first elected to the state Assembly in 1994, is a special day to celebrate the many ways in which senior citizens enrich the lives of their families and the quality of their communities.For more information or to register next year's event, senior citizens can call Senator Klein’s office at (800) 718-2039 next summer.
Klein and Community CelebrateBRONX-After working with the community and the state Department of Transportation (DOT) for over a year, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) is pleased to announce the re-opening of the north-bound entrance ramp off of Pelham Parkway onto the New England Thruway.
by CAROLYN SALAZAR and BILL SANDERSONof The NEW YORK POST
Even a couple of foreclosed homes can drag down a neighborhood. That's the lesson Throgs Neck residents learned the hard way by watching two houses in their Bronx neighborhood decay after lenders forced their owners out.
The two foreclosed homes, on Revere and Calhoun avenues, brought their neighbors to despair over mouse infestation, giant stinking piles of trash, graffiti and vandalism.
NEW YORK- Standing outside of the Regent Family Residence on upper Broadway, Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) released the shocking results of an analysis of sex offenders residing in the NYC Family Shelter System: “Sex Offenders in the System: A Survey of the NYC Family Shelter System”.The report revealed that there are 6 level 2-3 sexual offenders who have recently, or are currently residing side by side along young children in family shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. In fact, one offender had a conviction date as early as May 11, 2005.