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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS MINISINK VALLEY KIWANIS MEETING AS GUEST SPEAKER

Senator Bonacic attended the  meeting of the Minisink Valley Kiwanis last evening at Destefano’s Olde Erie, a restaurant in the City of Middletown. Senator Bonacic was invited to speak and give an update on this year’s legislative session. In his remarks, Senator Bonacic highlighted the accomplishments of the legislature, and also took questions from members of the organization.

July 29, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS COMMUNITY BBQ IN THE TOWN OF GREENVILLE

(Middletown, NY)-Senator  Bonacic  was pleased to join friends and neighbors for a community BBQ in the Town of Greenville this past Saturday. Not only did the food taste good but the weather was perfect, allowing more residents to come out and enjoy themselves.

July 27, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC CONGRATULATES BRIAN MONAHAN ON HIS NEW POSITION AS SUPERINTENDENT OF THE MINISINK VALLEY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Senator Bonacic met today with Brian C. Monahan in his Middletown  district office, and congratulated him on his new position as the Superintendent of the Minisink Valley Central School District. Prior to becoming Superintendent, Monahan served 14 years as a social studies teacher, principal and the Director of Personnel in the Minisink school district. He spent the last 5 years in the Monroe-Woodbury School District as an Assistant Superintendent.

July 14, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC CONGRATULATES NEW SUNY ORANGE PRESIDENT DR. KRISTINE YOUNG

Senator Bonacic met today with Dr. Kristine Young and congratulated  her on her appointment as the new President of SUNY Orange. Also attending the meeting was Vinnie Cazzetta, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at SUNY Orange. Dr. Young began her service at SUNY Orange on June 8th, and prior to her appointment served for 17 years as the Vice-President for Academic Services at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois.

July 13, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS ANNUAL WURTSBORO FOUNDERS DAY STREET FAIR

Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the Wurtsboro Volunteer Fire Company. L-R, Ed Handford, Mike Rosado, and Chief Dan Reiley.

July 13, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS ANNUAL WURTSBORO FOUNDERS DAY STREET FAIR

Senator Bonacic  was pleased to join friends and neighbors at the annual Wurtsboro Founders Day Street Fair this past Saturday in the Village of Wurtsboro. The street fair provides residents the opportunity to come together, listen to music, shop at one of the many vendor tents, and enjoy some delicious food. Events like these drive home the reality that in villages like Wurtsboro, small businesses, and  family run enterprises are the backbone of the community.

July 13, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC MARCHES IN THE PORT JERVIS FIRE DEPARTMENTS 165TH ANNUAL INSPECTION DAY PARADE

Senator  Bonacic  joined local fire companies, elected officials, and members of the Port Jervis community on Saturday, at the Port Jervis Fire Department’s 165th Annual Inspection Day Parade. The Parade, always one of the best attended fire department parades in Orange County, runs right through the heart of the City. The weather on Saturday was beautiful, and the local community came out to support the firefighters who put their lives on the line every day. 

July 13, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC PRESENTS PURPLE HEART FLAG TO TOWN OF WALLKILL VETERAN MICHAEL P. CODY

Senator  Bonacic recently presented Michael P. Cody, a U.S. Army Veteran from the Town of Wallkill with a Purple Heart Flag today, at the Purple Heart Memorial Park in the Town of Wallkill. Cody, an Army Veteran who was wounded in combat during the Vietnam War, was awarded a Purple Heart for his meritorious service in that conflict. Earlier this year, Michael Cody was honored as Senator Bonacic’s 2015 NY Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame nominee.

July 10, 2015
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Visit with Middletown Seniors

Yesterday Senator Bonacic stopped by to say hello to the seniors at Mulberry House in Middletown as they gathered for their daily luncheon. 

July 10, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS MONTHLY ORANGE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST

Senator Bonacic  joined elected officials, as well as, local business and community leaders this morning at the Orange County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly membership breakfast at West Hills Country Club in the Town of Wallkill. The monthly breakfasts provide an opportunity for community leaders to come together, enjoy good food, and discuss issues facing Orange County.

July 9, 2015
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Great American Weekend 2015

 Senator Bonacic and his wife Pat stopped by Great American Weekend in Goshen this past Sunday to visit vendors and check out the exhibits that were set up. While it may have rained on Saturday, the weather on Sunday was spectacular. The Annual Great American Weekend is held every Fourth of July weekend in Goshen, and draws thousands of visitors. In addition to the hundreds of vendors that are set up downtown, the Goshen Historic Tracks holds a full four days of racing.

July 6, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH ULSTER AND DELAWARE COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE NEW YORK STATE ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

(Albany, NY)- Senator Bonacic met  with Ulster and Delaware County representatives from the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) in his Albany office to discuss NYSAR’s priorities for the end of the 2015 legislative session.

June 10, 2015
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Dedication of the Disabled American Veterans Tunnel in the Town of Wallkill

Last Friday, a representative from my office attended the Town of Wallkill’s dedication of the Silver Lake-Scotchtown tunnel, which was renamed the Disabled American Veterans Tunnel. New signs are displayed at the entrances to the tunnel, which runs under railroad tracks on Silver Lake Scotchtown Road at the intersection of Mud Mills Road.

May 27, 2015
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Senator Bonacic Attends Troop F Memorial Day Service

Senator Bonacic joined local elected officials, distinguished guests and members of the New York State Police at Troop F’s Memorial Day Service in Middletown this morning. The ceremony honors the men and women of Troop F who have died in the line of duty.

Pictured are the members of Troop F’s Honor Guard at the Memorial Day Service.

May 22, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS THE SULLIVAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ALLIANCE’S LEGISLATIVE BRUNCH

Senator Bonacic joined local community leaders and librarians this morning at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello for the 17th Annual Legislative Brunch, hosted by the Sullivan Public Library Alliance. The brunch is held every year and allows library advocates to hear from their elected officials about funding and other issues effecting public libraries.

 

May 21, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC HONORS EMS PROFESSIONALS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

Senator Bonacic attended and delivered remarks at the annual Emergency Medical Services Memorial Dedication Ceremony in Albany today. Bonacic was joined by members of the legislature, honored guests, and EMS professionals from around the state to pay respect to the men and women who keep us safe in our communities. This year, the names of Ross E. Huffer of the Nesconsent Fire Department and Andre M. Maurice of the Richmondville EMS were added to the memorial wall. Both paramedics were killed in the line of duty in 2014.

May 19, 2015
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SENATOR BONACIC RECOGNIZES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS FROM SULLIVAN COUNTY

This past Friday, Senator Bonacic attended the Catskill Regional Medical Center’s 3rd Annual County-Wide Celebration and Awards Dinner. The dinner is a celebration of those who have dedicated their lives to the safety, protection and health of the residents of Sullivan County, and Senator Bonacic was pleased to thank the men and women for their service to the community.

Senator Bonacic is pictured with first responders, and award recipients at the Awards Dinner.

May 18, 2015
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BONACIC CONGRATULATES SIX BOY SCOUTS ON ATTAINING THE RANK OF EAGLE SCOUT

Senator Bonacic was pleased to attend an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for six Boy Scouts from Troop 63 in Goshen yesterday, and present the new Eagle Scouts with Senate resolutions. Only 5% of all Boy Scouts will attain the rank of Eagle Scout. These six young men have shown that they have the qualities to be leaders in whatever endeavor they choose.

From L-R, Dustan Winship, John Lunden, Madison Olivero, Eric Hawkins, Advaita Rao-Sharma, and Colin Henkler. Seated behind the Scouts are the Scoutmaster’s from Troop 63.

May 18, 2015
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BONACIC CELEBRATES THE RETIREMENT OF RABBI JOEL SCHWAB

Senator Bonacic joined friends, neighbors and local community leaders at the farewell celebration of Rabbi Joel Schwab of Temple Sinai in Middletown, NY, this past Sunday. Rabbi Schwab has served as the spiritual leader of the Temple for 33 years.  He now takes on an even more important role, full time grandfather to his grandchildren.

 

May 18, 2015
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Middletown High School STEM Night

A represenatative from my office stopped by Middletown High School's STEM night, on Thursday May 15th. The event was a showcase of Middletown's STEM students and their success not only this academic, but also throughout their educational career. 

Here is picture of two small robots that were built by Middletown STEM students

May 15, 2015
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