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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH DEC OFFICIALS ABOUT BETHEL TRANSFER STATION


On Friday, April 30th, 2010 Senator John J. Bonacic met with DEC officials and local officials to resolve reclamation issues at the transfer station in Bethel, New York.

April 30, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC URGES WOMEN TO GET MAMMOGRAMS


Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Bonacic attended the 88th Anniversary Dinner-Dance for the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department

Senator Bonacic attended the 88th Anniversary Dinner-Dance for the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department on April 24th, 2010 held at the Loch Sheldrake Community Center.  Senator Bonacic presented Jim Magie, Jr. with a New York State Senate Resolution honoring fifty years of service.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Bonacic attended the Bloomingburg Fire Company Annual Dinner

On Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Bloomingburg Fire Company Annual dinner at the Eagle's Nest honoring John Besson, Firefighter of the Year, Chris Oliver, Junior Firefighter of they Year, Tom Dempsey, President's Award and Lisa Vieling, Lad of the Year.  Senator Bonacic presented New York State Certificate of Merits to each honoree.

April 26, 2010
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Senator Bonacic Floor Comments on Budget Bill Extender - 4/19/10

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) discussing the budget extender bill passed by the New York State Senate on Monday April 14, 2010.

April 23, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC PARTICIPATED IN A PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST

Senator Bonacic participated in a panel discussion at the American Cancer Society Legislative Breakfast on April 23, 2010 at the Holiday Inn in Kingston, NY.

Pictured from left to right is Senator Bonacic, Neil Eisenberg, Sandi Cassese and keynote speaker, Daniel Sisto, President of the Healthcare Association of New York.

 

 

April 23, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS THE RIBBON-CUTTING FOR THE NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT THE KINGSTON HOSPITAL CAMPUS

Senator Bonaccic pictured with Stuart D. Hirsch, Administrative Director of Emergency Services, Sister mary Feehan, O.S.B., Dr. Eugene Heslin, HealthAlliance Board of Directors Chairman, David Lundquist, CEO HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley and other members of the HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, attended the ribbon-cutting for the new Emergency Department at the Kingston Hospital Campus on April 22, 2010.

April 22, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC HOSTS STUDENT “SHADOWS” FROM THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS

On April 13, 2010 Kelsey Mahoney, a Senior in High School from Kingston, and Samantha Peterson, a Junior in High School from Saugerties came to Albany to visit Senator Bonacic through the New York League of Women Voters Students Inside Albany Conference.  Here they are pictured with Senator Bonacic at the rostrum in the Senate Chamber.

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC REVIEWS RESEARCH PERFORMED AT SUNY NEW PALTZ

On April 13, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with students from SUNY New Paltz who were in Albany to present research projects they had completed.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Lauren Levine, Jordan Sumliner, Heather Slivko-Bathurst, Anthony Schwind, Emily Davis, Kevin

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC REVIEWS RESEARCH PERFORMED AT SUNY DELHI

On April 13, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with Jackie Howard from SUNY Delhi who was in Albany to present a research project completed by students at SUNY Delhi.

April 15, 2010
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Woodland Pond at New Paltz Ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Health Center

On Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, Senator John J. Bonacic attended the Woodland Pond at New Paltz Ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new health center, which is the first continuing care retirement community in the Mid-Hudson Valley.

April 15, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC PRESENTING THE NEW YORK STATE LIBERTY MEDAL TO THE FAMILY OF FALLEN SOLDIER PFC. JASON KROPAT

On April 10, 2010 Senator Bonacic awarded the New York State Liberty Medal posthumously to the family of slain soldier, Pfc. Jason Kropat.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Jason’s sisters Kristina, Kim and Courtney Kropat.

April 13, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS GRAND OPENING OF BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF SULLIVAN COUNTY’S NEW LOCATION AT LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL

On April 10, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the grand opening of the Boys and Girls Club of Sullivan County’s new location at Liberty Middle School. Pictured are Senator Bonacic, Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Alexis Eggleton, and  School and County officials as well as students that attend the program.

April 13, 2010
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INFORMATION ON FLOOD BUYOUT PROGRAM

Attached as part of a PDF you will find the following information:

 

1.  A copy of the legislation authorizing State funds for the buyout of properties in Ulster County which are near New York City's leaking aqueducts;

2.   Questions and Answers prepared by the NYS Division of Housing on the original flood buyout program.  The questions and answers are generally expected to be applicable to the Wawarsing buyouts since the funding comes from the same source;

File: 
Information on Flood buyout program and other DEP related issues

April 10, 2010
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April 7, 2010
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Senator Bonacic Discussing the Senate Budget Resolution

New York State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) discussing the Budget Resolution passed by the New York State Senate on March 22, 2010.

March 25, 2010
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Senator Bonacic Discussing Property Tax Relief and Reform

The New York State Senate on March 18, 2003, passed legislation, (S.6212a) co-sponsored by State Senator John Bonacic (R/I/C - Mt. Hope) to provide a Circuit Breaker to families in New York State who pay a higher than average share of their income in property taxes. People buy a home under the presumption that their income can sustain the home, and also sustain tax increases at the rate of inflation. This legislation would provide some relief for families whose income has not sustained, or whose taxes have exceeded the rate of inflation.

March 25, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND AND JAZZ ENSEMBLE

On March 24, 2010 the Liberty Middle School Band and Jazz Ensemble met with Senator Bonacic in Albany and later, did a musical performance in the Empire State Plaza Concourse.  Here the students are pictured with their chaperones, Senator Bonacic and music instructor Gary Siegel.

March 25, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC ATTENDS ST PATRICK'S DAY EVENT AT THE ELLENVILLE ELKS LODGE

Senator Bonacic with Ellenville Elks members who served as cooks at a St. Patricks Day event at the Ellenville Elks Lodge on Sunday, March 21, 2010.

March 22, 2010
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SENATOR BONACIC AT SHAWANGUNK ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

Senator Bonacic walking with local elected officials in the Shawangunk St. Patricks Day Parade on Sunday March 21, 2010.

March 22, 2010
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