Senator John DeFrancisco helps cut the ribbon at the Toll Road Senior Apartments. The new, affordable senior citizens housing complex is located off North Main Street (Route 11) in North Syracuse. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on September 9th.
State Senator John A. DeFrancisco spoke with senior citizens during a luncheon on May 4, 2012, hosted by the Wisdom People St. Daniel Senior Citizens Group. The Senator addressed ongoing state issues and provided helpful information on various state programs and services that are available to seniors. About 90 people attended the luncheon.
State Senator John A. DeFrancisco attended the 2012 Silver and Gold Gala on May 9th. The event, hosted by the Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, and Youth Programs, took place at Pensabene's Casa Grande.
State Senator John A. DeFrancisco participated in a groundbreaking ceremony at Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center's Auburn campus on October 7, 2013. During the event, Senator DeFrancisco, and other elected officials, spoke about the merger of Mercy and the Cayuga County Nursing Home. A renovated facility is expected to open early next year.