John J. Bonacic's Photos

Event at 5 Spoke Creamery in Goshen

On Monday April 13, a representative from Senator Bonacic's office attended an event hosted by the Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) of New York. The EIC administers the Energize NY Program, which supports conservation, and renewable energy projects for commercial enterprises. The event was held at 5 Spoke Creamery, a dairy farm in Goshen, NY. With the help of the Energize NY program, 5 Spoke Creamery was able to install almost 200 solar panels on the property to help reduce the cost of operating the farm.

April 14, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Congratulates John P. Melville on Confirmation as Commissioner of NYS Homeland Security and Emergency Services

(Albany, NY)- Senator Bonacic is pleased to announce that Goshen, NY resident, John P. Melville has been confirmed as the Commissioner of the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, by the New York State Senate. Prior to his confirmation, Melville served as a sworn member of the New York State Police for 31 years. He served as a Major in Troop F and Troop NYC, coordinating the State Police’s response to the September 11th terrorist attacks.

March 30, 2015
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Bonacic Attends Annual Pulaski Fire Company Pancake Breakfast

Senator Bonacic was pleased to attend the annual Pulaski Fire Company’s pancake breakfast in Pine Island, NY this past Sunday. Not only does the Pulaski Fire Company do a tremendous job in serving their community, they also do a great job serving up a delicious breakfast. The event was an opportunity for neighbors to come out and enjoy a tasty meal while supporting the men and women of the fire company.

 

 

March 30, 2015
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Greenwood Lake Middle School Choir Performs in Albany

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) welcomed the Greenwood Lake Middle School Choir to Albany, today, as part of the 43rd Annual “Music in Our Schools Month.” The choir, under the direction of Music Director Laura Kroll, sang beautifully, performing a mix of old and new songs.

Senator Bonacic is pictured with the Greenwood Lake Middle School Choir in Albany. Directly to Bonacic’s right is Music Director Laura Kroll.

 

March 26, 2015
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Senator Bonacic greets students from Orange County who were visiting Albany on a school trip.

Senator Bonacic met with an impressive group of young Orange County students from the Leptondale School today, who were visiting Albany on a field trip. As part of the trip, the children and their chaperones took a tour of the New York State Museum, where they learned more about the history of the State.

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are (L-R, back row) Joseph Coleman and chaperones Keri Brewer and Courtney Canfield-Greene. The students in the front row are 4th graders from the Leptondale School.

March 25, 2015
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Senator Bonacic meets with members of the Sullivan County Veteran's Coalition

Senator Bonacic met with members of the Sullivan County Veteran's Coalition at the Annual Sullivan County Catskills Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Expo

March 23, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Visits the Annual Sullivan County Catskills Sportsmen and Outdoor Recreation Expo

Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the Federation of Sportsmen's Club s of Sullivan County.

March 23, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Enjoys Delicious Pancakes Served by The Kiwanis Club of Middletown

Senator Bonacic joined members of the community at the Middletown Kiwanis’ annual pancake breakfast held at Middletown High School this past Saturday.  The Kiwanis Club did a tremendous job in keeping up with the demand, as many members of the community came out to enjoy the breakfast. The Kiwanis Club of Middletown has been hosting their annual pancake breakfast for over 50 years. Every year, the breakfast serves as an opportunity for neighbors to come together and visit with members  of the Kiwanis Club, while enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast, and supporting a great organization.

March 23, 2015
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Babe Ruth’s Grandson Visits Albany

While he may not have 714 career home runs and have called his shot in the in 1932 World Series at Wrigley Field, it was still a treat to meet Tom Stevens, Babe Ruth’s Grandson, in my Albany Office this past week. Tom was in Albany to discuss legislation that would provide for a “right of publicity” for deceased personalities, which would safeguard the significant contributions of deceased individuals like Babe Ruth.  Not only did Tom and I discuss the legislation, but as two Yankees fans, we had a great conversation about their chances of winning the pennant this year.

March 20, 2015
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4th Annual Fort Drum Day

This past week, the New York State Senate hosted service members from Fort Drum as part of the annual Fort Drum Day in Albany. The event – which is in its 4th consecutive year – celebrated Fort Drum and its contributions to the state and our nation. Fort Drum is home to 18,000 soldiers and officers and is located in Jefferson County, NY. It is the largest military installation in the Northeastern United States. The Fort Drum contingent visiting Albany was lead by Major General Stephen Townsend, Commander of the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum.

March 20, 2015
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Kidney Disease -- Early Detection Important

Today, March 18, Senator Bonacic participated in a health screening, in Albany, hosted by the Northeast Kidney Foundation. The kidney health screening is free and serves as an early intervention program that identifies individuals at increased risk for kidney disease and those who are in early stages of the disease. It is vitally important to take advantage of free screenings like this, because, if caught early, the progression of kidney disease can be slowed dramatically. Chronic kidney disease affects 26 million nationwide, with 59% of our population at risk.

March 18, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Discusses Wellness for Youth and Funding Priorities with Frost Valley YMCA Representatives

Senator Bonacic met this morning with two representatives from the Frost Valley YMCA. The representatives were in Albany as part of YMCA Advocacy Day. The discussion focused on wellness for youth and funding priorities. The Frost Valley YMCA is located in Claryville, NY, and is one of the premier outdoor camping, group retreat, and environmental education centers in our great state.

March 18, 2015
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Middle School Students from Middletown Visit Albany for 43rd annual "Music in Our Schools Month"

Last week, students from Twin Towers Middle school in Middletown traveled to Albany. The student’s, all members of the Twin Towers Full Orchestra, were participating in the 43rd annual “Music in Our Schools Month.” The Orchestra performed beautifully in the Empire State Plaza and were then given a tour of the Capitol. After their tour they met with a representative from Senator Bonacic's office. 

March 17, 2015
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Senator Bonacic meets with Orange, Ulster and Sullivan School Board Members

Senator Bonacic met with school board members from Orange, Ulster and Sullivan counties on March 16th, in his Albany office. The Productive conversation focused on educational funding and priorities for the 2015-2016 New York State Budget

March 16, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Attends Annual Forestburgh Fire Department Corned Beef Dinner

Senator Bonacic attended the Forestburgh Fire Department’s Annual Corned Beef Dinner on Saturday, March 14th, with his wife Pat. Senator Bonacic congratulated the Department on their annual dinner, which is home to some of the best corned beef in Sullivan County, and is very well attended by those who are looking for a hearty meal.

 

 

March 16, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Attends the 2015 Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade

Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the Ancient Order of Hibernian's (AOH) of Orange County at the Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade.

March 16, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Presents Resolution Honoring Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshal

Senator Bonacic is pictured presenting a Resolution to Ann Michel, the Grand Marshal of the Mid-Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade.

March 16, 2015
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Senator Bonacic meets with Students, and Representatives from Bassett Healthcare Network and the New York School-Based Health Alliance

Senator Bonacic met with students, and representatives from the Bassett Healthcare Network and New York School-Based Health Alliance, today, in his Albany office. Both organizations work to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based healthcare. The focus of the discussion centered on the funding of school based clinics.

March 11, 2015
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Senator Bonacic meets with Sullivan County Visitors Association and Local Sullivan County Business Owners

Senator Bonacic met with members of the Sullivan County Visitors Association and local Sullivan County business owners on March 10th, in his Albany office. The discussion focused on ways to encourage, and improve economic growth, and promote tourism in the County.

March 10, 2015
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