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Senator Bonacic Discusses Bus Safety with Members of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Senator Bonacic met with members of the New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) from the district to discuss bus safety issues.  The group was in Albany promoting "stop arm cameras" which are used to catch drivers illegally passing school buses.  Senator Bonacic is pictured above, left to right, with John Higbie, Louise Stewart, and Pam Reyer.

May 8, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Pays Respect to Fallen United States Marine, Staff Sergeant Eric D. Christian

Senator Bonacic pays respect to fallen U.S Marine, Staff Sergeant Eric D. Christian of Warwick, New York.  Sergeant Christian died in combat operations on May 4th in Afghanistan.

May 8, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Welcomes Local Honorees for Outstanding Volunteer Work: Marion Dumond

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with honored guest Marion Dumond of Ellenville.  Ms. Dumond was honored for her outstanding contributions to her community through her volunteer work.  Born and raised in Sullivan County, Ms. Dumond has lived in Ellenvile for the past 48 years.  She is a career librarian who has devoted her time to serving as Chair of the Ellenville Library Museum Advisory Board, where she was intrumental in opening the current modern library facility, art gallery, and local art museum.

May 8, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Welcomes Local Honorees for Outstanding Volunteer Work: Glenice Foglia

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with honored guest Glenice Foglia of Middletown.  Ms. Foglia was honored for her outstanding contributions to her community through her volunteer work.  Working as a secretary in the Nursing Department at Orange County Community College for 27 years, Ms. Foglia volunteers with the Jewish Family Services's Visitor Program, and is a very active member of the Middletown Lion's Club. 

May 8, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Welcomes Local Honorees for Outstanding Volunteer Work: Mabel Adams

Senator Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with honored guest Mabel Adams of Delhi.  Ms. Adams was honored for her outstanding contributions to her community through her volunteer work.  A resident of Delhi for almost 50 years, Ms. Adams volunteers for medical transportation services through the Office of the Aging, is a member of the Delaware County Senior Council, a member of the Delhi Senior Social Club, and is a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Delhi, among other community involvement.

May 8, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Announces Senate Confirmation of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam for the New York State Court of Appeals

Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with newly appointed New York Court of Appeals Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam.  As Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Bonacic moved her nomination to the Senate Floor for confirmation by a unanimous vote.

May 7, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic selects Richard R. Keiser to the New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Attached is the press release for the selection of Richard R. Keiser to the New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame. 

May 2, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE: SENATE PASSES “TERESITA’S LAW” BY SENATOR BONACIC

 Today the New York State Senate passed “Teresita’s Law,” (S.1888)  sponsored by Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope), which elevates the charge of causing the death of another, while negligently operating a motor vehicle with a suspended, revoked, or otherwise withdrawn license, from a misdemeanor to a Class E Felony.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Attends Mohonk Preserve Celebration

On Saturday, April 27, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt Hope) attended the 50th Anniversary and Grand Reopening of the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center Celebration.  Senator Bonacic is pictured above, participating in a ribbon cutting with Chris White, Glen Hoagland, Sam and Joy Grafton, and other dignitaries.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic attends the 7th Annual Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. Spring Luncheon

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 Senator John J. Bonacic attended the 7th Annual Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. Spring Luncheon honoring businessman Mr. Leo Kaytes and photographer Mr. John Robinson for their valued community service at the Warwick Valley Country Club in Warwick.  Greenwood Forest Farms Association, Inc. is dedicated to gathering and preserving the historical information of New York State's first African American resort community, founded in 1919 in the Town of Warwick, NY.

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are John and Gail Robinson.

 

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic meets with DOT and others regarding the Pond Eddy Bridge in Sullivan County

On Friday, April 26, 2013 Senator John J. Bonacic, along with other elected officials and department heads, met with representatives from the New York State Department of Transportation in Monticello to discuss the Pond Eddy Bridge.

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Speaks with West Point Cadets on West Point Day

Senator Bonacic speaks with West Point Cadets from the United States Military Academy in the Senate Chamber on West Point Day in the Capitol. 

April 29, 2013
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Senator Bonacic and Senator Larkin Discuss West Point Military Academy

Senator Bonacic and Senator Larkin talk about West Point Military Academy on West Point Day, Wednesday, April 24, 2013,

April 26, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Presents Ross Coleman with Pen Certificate for Legislation to Assist Summer Camps

Senator Bonacic is pictured above with Ross Coleman, President of the New York State Camp Directors Association.  Mr. Coleman, of Coleman Country Day Camp, was presented a pen certificate  commemorating the passage of Senator Bonacic’s legislation, (S6466B of 2012) that allows all children’s camps to employ licensed health care professionals in order to serve the needs of children during their summer camp experience. 

April 23, 2013
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Senator John Bonacic selects Donna Benson as a “Woman of Distinction”

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C - Mount Hope) today announced that Donna L. Benson is recognized by the State Senate to be a Woman of Distinction.  This annual program honors women who make an outstanding contribution to our community. 

April 23, 2013
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Senator Bonacic Attends the RISE of Sullivan County's 3rd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event

On Saturday, April 20, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the 3rd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, held at the grounds of the Sullivan County Government Center and Broadway in Monticello.  The event helped raise funds for the RISE (Rape Intervention Services and Education) Program in Sullivan County.  This event is always a great time that raises funds and awareness for an important cause. 

Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Barbara Sush, Committee Co-Chair and Sarah Dittmar, RISE Program Manager.

April 23, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC MEETS WITH VILLAGE OF WALTON MAYOR ED SNOW AND MIRJANA SNOW

On Monday, April 22, 2013, Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt.Hope) met with Mayor Ed Snow of the Village of Walton.  Pictured above, left to right, is Mayor Snow, his wife, Mirjana Snow, and Senator Bonacic.

April 22, 2013
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SENATOR BONACIC SPONSORS THE TRAFFICKING VICTIMS PROTECTION AND JUSTICE ACT

State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pictured with the New York State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League and fellow members of the New York State Senate in support of the “Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act” (S2135-A).  This legislation improves New York State’s response to human trafficking and increases penalties for buyers and traffickers. 

 

April 22, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE: Senator Bonacic Invites Nominations for New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame

Attached is a press release from Senator Bonacic outlining information regarding nominations for the New York State Veterans' Hall of Fame.

April 19, 2013
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Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance

On Saturday, April 13, 2013 Senator Bonacic attended the Florida Fire Department & Rescue Squad's Annual Department Awards Dinner & Dance held at the St. Joseph's School Hall in Floriday, N.Y.  Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Bill Uszenski, Tim Raines, Robert Itzla, Fray Fuller, Joe Bankston, Ron Heter, Jr. and Sal Pulisi.

April 17, 2013
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