Representatives from the Sullivan County 4-H met with Senator John Bonacic at the 77th Annual 4-H Capital Days Program’s Legislative Breakfast in Albany today. Pictured (from L-R) Senator John Bonacic, Rebecca Robinson, Nicholas Castellano and Marylin Russel, 4-H Community Educator, Cornell University Cooperative Extension. The 4-H Capital Days program seeks to help 4-H participants achieve a better understanding of New York State public policy, to provide an opportunity for delegates to share their 4-H stories with their legislators, to create awareness of career opportunities within New York State Government as well as to meet and exchange experiences with delegates from other counties.
Representatives from the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) met with Senator John Bonacic for the Joseph R. Sugar NYSSMA Day in Albany today to discuss education funding and its effect on music programs.
Senator John Bonacic met with Monticello native, Bobbijo McCauley, a fourth year graphic design student at FIT during SUNY’s Discovery Expo in Albany. Bobbijo and Senator Bonacic discussed Bobbijo’s project which was on display as well as her internship with MTV’s on-air design department.
Members of the Delaware County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Senator John Bonacic, Alyana Haywood, Annie Lecompte, Sara Yambur and Lara Yambur, Youth Program Director.
Members of the Orange County Youth Bureau visited with Senator John Bonacic today to discuss their issues. Pictured (from L-R); Jonathan Gomez, Rachel R. Wilson, Youth Program Technician, Carol Chichester, Director, Amanda Allspach and Senator John Bonacic.
(February 7, 2012) Senator John Bonacic met with representatives from the Tri-Valley Future Farmers of America to discuss Agricultural Education. Pictured (from L-R) Tara Beresick, Tri-Valley FFA Chapter Co-Advisor, Sidnye Stepanov, Christina Kackos, John Bonacic, Nicole Bradley and Hope Costa.
(January 31, 2012) Senator John Bonacic met with representatives from the Orange County AHRC at the New York State Association of Community and Residential Agencies Legislative Breakfast. Pictured (from L-R) Jim Cappadora, Director of Orange AHRC’s Residential Program, John Bonacic, Steve Muller, Devall Crosky and Chris Fortune, Executive Director, Orange AHRC.
On Sunday, October 23rd Senator Bonacic attended the 3rd Annual Home of the Free Because of the Brave WPDH Radiothon at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor. Senator Bonacic and his wife, Pat, had the honor and privilege to put a stitch in the National 9/11 Flag, which has traveled this great country.
On Tuesday, October 11th, Senator Bonacic attended the ground breaking ceremony for the Route 17/Exit 122 Project located in the Town of Wallkill. Pictured with Senator Bonacic from left to right is Senator Larkin, Orange County Legislator, Dan Depew, Senator Bonacic, Congressman Maurice Hinchey, John Wood, Local 825 Operating Engineers and Orange County Executive, Edward Diana.
On Monday, October 17th, 2011 Senator Bonacic is hosting a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast from 8:30AM to 10:00AM (The doors open at 8:00AM). The breakfast will be held at the Glasco Fire Company Banquet Hall located at 138 Liberty Street Extension in Glasco, N.Y. If you are a veteran, Senator Bonacic would like to honor you with you a complimentary panccake breakfast and an opportunity to hear about veterans' benefits in New York State.
On Thursday, August 11th, 2011 Senator Bonacic attended and spoke at the signing of the consent order between TechCity and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The Consent Order enables TechCity to redevelop portions of the site for productive uses while requiring the cleanup of the property in other areas.
On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 Senator Bonacic attended the grand opening ceremony/ribbon-cutting of the Senior/Community Center in the Town of Wawayanda.
Pictured with Senator Bonacic from left to right: Town of Wawayanda Councilman Richard Penaluna, Supervisor John Razzano, Bill Longcore, Councilman Ed Krajewski, Elaine Flynn, Councilwoman Denise Quinn and Orange County Legislator, Melissa Bonacic.
On July 29th, 2011 Senator Bonacic attended and spoke at the celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Orange Regional Medical Center. Orange Regional is the first new hospital in New York State in over twenty years. This new state-of-the-art facility located in the Town of Wallkill will provide families with high-tech healthcare services that were previously unavailable in our area.
Pictured from left to right: Alan and Sandra Gerry, Senator Bonacic and Ruby and Ira Gold.
On Wednesday, July 27th, 2011, Jillian Dolce an 8th grade student from Minisink Valley Middle School visited Senator Bonacic to discuss her Not-for-Profit organization, One Step at a Time, Inc." Jillian started her nonprofit organization last year while organizing a walk for Lymphoma Research in honor of one of her teachers. Jillian was able to rais over $16,000.00, all of which was donated to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for Lymphoma Research.
Jillian is currently organizing her 2nd Annual Walk for Lymphoma to be held on September 25th, 2011 in Shannon Park, Slate Hill, N.Y. All proceeds will benefit Memorial Sloan-Kettering Center for Lymphoma Research.
On July 26, 2011 New York State Senator John J. Bonacic attended the groundbreaking of a $40 million expansion project at Empire Casino Raceway. Senator Bonacic is pictured with Timothy J. Rooney, President and Owner of Empire Casino Raceway, after discussing the project.
On July 26, 2011 New York State Senator John J. Bonacic attended the groundbreaking of a $40 million expansion project at Empire Casino Raceway in Yonkers, New York. Senator Bonacic, second from left, said that "The job creation created by this investment is welcome both in New York State and the horse racing and entertainment industry. I look forward to continuing to see our harness track properties grow with private sector development opportunity."