To help raise awareness of Hydrocephalus and support the 10th Annual Hydrocephalus WALK, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) sponsored and passed a resolution designating the month of September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month in New York State. Majority Leader Flanagan recently joined with Mia Padron and Jackie Davidson of the Hydrocephalus Association during a visit to his office in Smithtown to raise public awareness of the upcoming fundraising walk.
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) is once again joining with Stony Brook Medicine’s Prostate Care Program to provide men throughout our community with free prostate screenings in observance of National Prostate Cancer Awareness month.
The free screenings will be available from Monday, September 21st through Thursday, September 24th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Stony Brook Urology office located in Suite 500 at 24 Research Way in Setauket. All examinations are free and conducted under the direction of Medical Director Howard L. Adler, MD, FACS.
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) was recently honored by the Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) for his work on behalf of individuals with disabilities. SILO presented Senator Flanagan with a certificate during its event to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and other elected officials in announcing completion of two projects worth $56.1 million to help transform State Route 347 on Long Island from a high-volume corridor into a safe, multi-modal, environmentally sustainable boulevard for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users. The improvements are part of a series of projects planned to enhance safety and reduce travel delays on the Route 347 corridor by transforming the busy road into a modified boulevard and suburban greenway for 15 miles through Smithtown, Islip and Brookhaven, in Suffolk County.
Senator John Flanagan and Stony Brook Medicine’s Prostate Care Program: Joining Together to Fight Prostate Cancer Free Screenings To Commemorate Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Monday, September 15 through Thursday, September 18.
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined the Stony Brook University community for a special “Topping Off” Ceremony for Stony Brook Children’s Hospital. At the event, cheers were heard as a crane installed the final beam needed to complete the frame of the major building project on the Stony Brook Medicine campus.
Before the ceremony, the final beam was signed by patients, families, donors, elected representatives and Stony Brook Medicine leadership.
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll today announced that work is underway on a $16.6 million project to reconstruct State Route 112 in the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County. The project will improve safety and ease congestion along this busy stretch of road.
Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials at the official signing of the “Enough is Enough” legislation to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses statewide. The new law requires all colleges to adopt a set of comprehensive procedures and guidelines, including a uniform definition of affirmative consent, a statewide amnesty policy, and expanded access to law enforcement to ensure the
A member of our community, 27-year-old Rachael Eisenson of St. James, has been diagnosed with end-stage renal failure and is currently being treated at Cornell Medical Center’s Renal Transplant Program. Her family has reached out to our office in hopes of finding a kidney donor for their daughter.
The 23 days since two prisoners escaped from a Dannemora prison have been a tense and difficult period for all New Yorkers, especially those residents of the North Country where the escape took place.
During that time, hundreds of state and local law enforcement officials have scoured local communities, tirelessly following every lead and putting their own lives and safety on the line to bring these two brutal convicts to justice.
Living on Long Island provides all of us with some great opportunities to enjoy all that the summer season has to offer. From Jones Beach to the lighthouse in Montauk, we have some of the greatest beaches and recreational areas in the state and I urge you to take advantage of all Long Island has to offer.
As you enjoy the coming months, I wanted to provide you with some important summer safety information to make sure that the summer is as safe as possible. These easy-to-follow tips from experts are designed to help you prepare for almost any situation and I hope you will take advantage of them.
News12 Long Island's coverage of the extension of the property tax cap as part of the agreement announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie - June 23, 2015
Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan and Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie announced the framework of a three-way agreement on a number of priorities for the end of the 2015-16 legislative session.
The three-way agreement includes the following reforms and actions, among others:
Strengthening and Extending Rent Laws in New York City and Other Metropolitan Areas