On Saturday, October 5th, 2013, Senator Bonacic attended the Ellenville Regional Hospital Foundation Annual Gala at The Sullivan in Rock Hill. Senator Bonacic is pictured, left to right, with honoree Neil S. Calman, President of the Institute for Family Health, and Steven L. Kelly, President and CEO of the Ellenville Regional Hospital.
Senator Bonacic is pleased to announce that Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill he cosponsored, that expands a portion of the state highway system designated as the Shawangunk East Wine Trail to include new wineries. This law will greatly help boost tourism in the area.
Senator Bonacic attended the retirement celebration of Town of Thompson Supervisor Tony Cellini. Pictured with Senator Bonacic is pictured with the Cellini family, left to right, Linda, Tony, Chris and Todd.
Senator Bonacic attended the Sullivan County Volunteer Firemen’s Parade in Narrowsburg. Pictured above, left to right, is Senator Bonacic with Tim Vogler, Liberty Fire Chief, and the Grand Marshall of the Parade, Richard Martinkovic.
On Friday, September 27, 2013, Senator Bonacic attended a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) ceremony that recognized the successful restoration of essential CASA funding to the New York State 2013-2014 judiciary budget. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives.
On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013, Senator Bonacic attended the Noonday Club's Annual Citizen of the Year dinner at Honor's Haven Resort & Spa in Ellenville. The dinner honored the 2012 Citizen of the Year Blossom Rozman. Senator Bonacic is pictured with Blossom and her husband Joe.
On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013, the Middletown Fire Company hosted the "White Hat Reception" and announced John Horan as Grand Marshall of the Middletown Fire Department's Annual Inspection Parade on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Middletown Fire Chief John Amodio and Grand Marshall John Horan.
Senator John Bonacic attended the Town of Greenville car antique show at the Greenville town park. Pictured with him are County Sheriff Carl Dubois, Sue Woods, and Leo McCarey. All proceeds are given back to the community for the town of Greenville.
Senator John Bonacic attended the Orange County Sportsman's Dinner at Kuhl's to thank all who attended for fighting to protect our 2nd Amendment rights. Pictured with him are President James Torcivia and his wife Linda, and Nan Hayworth.
Senator John Bonacic stopped in at the Forestburgh Fire Company picnic, in which the fire company was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Pictured with him are Gary Miller-Fire Chief, Jim Steinberg- Chairman of Commissioners, and Charter Members Thomas "Bud" McCormick, Jim Galligan, and Rich Parlo.
Senator Bonacic stopped at St. Paul's Methodist Church to thank volunteers for helping the homeless by feeding them and giving them shelters throughout the year. Pictured in the back row from left to right are Michael Fiumarelli, Gale Johnson, Gary Texter, Patricia Darcy, and Earnesta Carter. In the Front row from left to right are Rev. Linda Rackliffe, Peg Lazzari, and Nancy Sears
Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C-Mt. Hope) recently announced that legislation he supported to stop the sale and use of deadly bath salt-type drugs has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo. The “bath salt-type’ drugs have been linked to several deaths of young people in New York.
Senator Bonacic attended the Friends of the NRA Banquet on September 7th and is picutred with Sullivan County DA James Farrell. The event was well attended and Senator Bonacic was pleased to be with his fellow sportsmen to continue the fight to protect the second amendment.
On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013, State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I- Mt. Hope) met Charlotte Stanton from Warwick Valley Middle School. Charlotte is the 2013 Earth Day Poster Contest Winner from the 42nd District for her beautiful Earth Day drawing.
Senator Bonacic met with New York State Education Commissioner John King to hear his presentation about the implementation of the "core curriculum" on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013, at Ulster County BOCES. Also picutred is Ulster BOCES Superintendent Dr. Charles Khoury.