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Senator Bonacic At the Groundbreaking for the New and Expanded Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, Monticello.

Senator Bonacic thanks all those who worked tirelessly to advocate for a new, expanded library in the Village of Monticello.  

(At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, Monticello, September 15, 2014.)

September 16, 2014
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The Groundbreaking for the new Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, Monticello

Senator Bonacic attended the ground-breaking to kick off the construction of the expanded Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. The new two-story library is expected to cost approximately $3.2 million dollars, and is expected to open in the Fall of next year.  From left to right: Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther; Debie Levine, Library Friends’ President; Mary Paige Lang-Clouse, Library Director; Senator Bonacic; Alan J.Sorenson, Legislator, and members of the library board.  (William J.

September 15, 2014
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9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Thomas Bull Park, Orange County, September 11, 2014

The 9/11 Ceremony at the Arboretum at Thomas Bull Memorial Park for 2014 was a time to remember that horrific day and the courage and unselfishness of those who lost their lives saving so many.  Senator Bonacic spoke to the fact that our world continues to be a more dangerous place, and we must not be complacent in facing our enemies. "There were many family members attending the ceremony to honor the courage and sacrifice of their loved ones, and we pledged to never forget those who died helping others," said the Senator.

September 12, 2014
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Senator Bonacic Visits Orange County Chamber's 22nd Business Expo

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce hosted their 22nd Business Expo at Anthony's Pier 9 on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  Small businesses are the backbone of job creation in New York.  Here, Senator Bonacic and Nan Hayworth congratulate new Chamber President Lynn Cione.  

September 12, 2014
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Senator Bonacic Receives Update on Port Jervis' Whitewater Kayak Park

Senator Bonacic met with Port Jervis Mayor Kelly Decker; County Legislator Dennis Simmons (far right); and Adam Hubbard, Chairman of the White Water Park Committee (on left) on September 8, 2014, to get an update on the progress of the city’s Whitewater Kayak Park. This project, which is being funded through multiple fundraising efforts and grants in order to reach its goal of raising 4 million dollars, will include whitewater rapids, kayaking, and other water sports. 

September 9, 2014
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Ellenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary's 49th Annual Luncheon at Eagle's Nest, Bloomingburg

Senator Bonacic attended Ellenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary's 49th annual luncheon at the Eagle's Nest Restaurant.  Here he is with Hospital board member, Dr. Julius A. Collins, Jr., and his wife, Vernice. 

September 9, 2014
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Town of Wawayanda Celebrates End of Summer with 8th Annual Family Picnic

The Town of Wawayanda celebrated their 8th annual family picnic at Shannen Park on Saturday, September 6.  "It was great seeing so many friends enjoying the day together. I want to thank the Town and the community for all their efforts in planning a wonderful day out," said Senator Bonacic.  (Pictured with the Senator, l to r: County Legislator Paul Ruszkiewicz, Kristen O'Dell-Brown, County Legislator Melissa Bonacic, and Mike O'Dell.)

September 8, 2014
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The Rowley Center for Science and Engineering opens at the SUNY Orange campus in Middletown

The Rowley Center for Science and Engineering on the SUNY Orange campus in Middletown was officially dedicated on September 4, 2014. This stunning new addition to the college will offer the STEM curriculum of science, technology, engineering and math.

September 5, 2014
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SENATOR BONACIC ANNOUNCES $2.8 MILLION IN FLOOD RECOVERY ASSISTANCE FOR SULLIVAN COUNTY

“The flash flooding that ravaged parts of Sullivan County this summer damaged our communities and disrupted so many lives.  I applaud Governor Cuomo for securing funding for the communities in desperate need of assistance that were destroyed this summer.  This money not only allows us to repair damage and improve the resiliency of our infrastructure to withstand future storms, it restores hope for so many people.

September 3, 2014
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Senator Bonacic Tours Glenmere Lake, Village of Florida

Senator Bonacie met with concerned citizens and elected officials on Friday, August 29, 2014 to talk about the harmful effect of vegetation in Glenmere Lake.  This is the main water supply for the residents of  Florida.  “We will continue to work with the DEC to try to look for a solution to address the concerns of our constituents,” said the Senator.

(Pictured l to r): Village Trustees John Barczak, Brian Slattery, and Thomas Fuller; Jan Jansen and Mayor Pawliczek.

August 29, 2014
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Earth Day Poster Winner - Christian Capella from Tuxedo Park School

Senator Bonacic congratulates first grader, Christian Capella, from Tuxedo Park School on being the Earth Day poster winner from the Senator's 42nd district.   

August 29, 2014
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Recognizing Three Year Anniversary of Hurricane Irene

Senator Bonacic provided remarks at a Middletown press conference today, August 28, 2014, held by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney to mark the three year anniversary of Hurricane Irene.  This event also recognized the millions of FEMA-aid dollars that have come in to help communities rebuild from this storm, as well as Hurricane Sandy and Tropical Storm Lee.  The Senator thanked all of our Federal representatives, past and present, for providing the critical assistance to our disaster victims.

August 28, 2014
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Warwick Senior Luncheon sponsored by the Warwick Rotary - August 26, 2014

"You couldn't ask for better weather for today's luncheon for the Warwick Seniors.  The Warwick Rotary did a great job of cooking chicken and hot dogs for a full house.  I always enjoy meeting up with our local seniors to listen to their concerns, and thank them for all they do for the community," said Senator Bonacic.

August 26, 2014
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At the Warwick Senior Luncheon, sponsored by the Warwick Rotary, August 26, 2014

The Senator met up with the Warwick Rotary at the Warwick Senior Luncheon held on August 26, 2014.

 

August 26, 2014
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Senator Bonacic Releases Statement re: the report of the Inspector General Investigation into Improper Takeout Rate Charged by NYRA

Statement by Senator John J. Bonacic, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, regarding the report of the Inspector General Investigation into the Improper Takeout Rate Charged by the New York Racing Association, Inc.:

August 26, 2014
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Senator Bonacic Meets with Executives of Fleurchem Manufacturing Plant

Senator Bonacic took an updated tour of the Fleurchem Manufacturing Plant, Middletown, to see their operation, and hear their concerns. With the Senator are Controller Lea Backenroth (l) and CEO Rochele Gluck.  

August 26, 2014
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Touring the Fleurchem Manufacturing Plant, Middletown

Senator Bonacic receives an updated tour of the 200,000 square facility of Middletown's Fleurchem Manufacturing Plant.  Founded in 1984, this plant is a leading global manufacturer of supplier of ingredients for flavors, fragrances, foods, beverages and personal care products.  

August 26, 2014
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The Annual Otisville Country Fair Parade - August 23, 2014

This is the 26th annual Otisville Country Fair Parade, and it kicks off a day of fun for the community.  With the Senator are (l to r) Village of Otisville Trustees Diane Loeven and Ike Palmer, and Mount Hope Supervisor, Chad Volpe.

August 25, 2014
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Warwick Historical Society's Annual Tent Party - August 23, 2014

The Warwick Historical Society's Annual Tent Party was held on Saturday, August 23, 2014.  This event brings awareness to Warwick's rich history.  Here is the Senator with Lou and Cathy Heimbach, and (seated on left), Sheila Warner.

August 25, 2014
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The Annual Tent Party hosted by the Warwick Historical Society - August 23, 2014.

The Warwick Historical Society hosted its annual Tent Party on August 23, 2014.  This event brings awareness to Warwick's rich history. Here is the Senator with Susan and Darrell Supak.

 

August 25, 2014
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