Joseph E. Robach's Photos

Youth as Resources 2010 Summer Grant Cycle Kick-off

On Saturday, June 19, Senator Robach joined Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and the Youth as Resources Program for its 2010 Summer Grant Cycle Kick-off Celebration.

This year, 12 groups will receive grants for projects that will take place throughout the summer.

YAR is a youth philanthropy program of the Rochester-Monroe County Youth Bureau that offers grants of up to $1,000 for youth-planned and implemented community service and service learning projects.

June 21, 2010
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USS Liberty Memorial Unveiled

The USS Liberty Memorial at Ontario Beach Park was unveiled on Saturday, June 12. Senator Robach provided remarks prior to the unveiling.

 

The memorial is located on the beach between Lake Ontario and the Genesee River, which is north of the Dentzel Menagerie Carousel in Charlotte.

 

On June 8, 1967, the USS Liberty was struck by jet fighter aircraft and motor torpedo boats in international waters north of the Sinai Peninsula. Of the 294 men on the ship, 170 were wounded and 34 perished as a result of the attack.

 

June 17, 2010
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Senator Robach Speaks at ABATE Rally

Senator Robach spoke to attendees at the annual Flag Day Freedom Rally on Saturday, June 12 at Washington Square Park in Rochester. The rally was held by ABATE of New York Inc. Monroe County Chapter. To learn about the organization, you can visit their web site by clicking here.

June 15, 2010
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Senator Robach Joins Players, Volunteers of Rochester Hispanic Youth Baseball League

On Saturday, June 12, Senator Robach joined volunteers and players of Rochester Hispanic Youth Baseball League for the 2010 RHYBL Parade and Inauguration Ceremony at Don Samuel Torres Park in Rochester. This is the 15th season of RHYBL and for more information on the league, visit their website by clicking here.

June 15, 2010
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Senator Robach Speaks on 'Complete Streets' Legislation

On Friday, May 21st, Senator Robach provided remarks on 'Complete Streets' legislation (S5711), currently pending in Albany. The press conference took place at the corner of Monroe Avenue and Alexander Street in Rochester. This intersection was found to be the most dangerous intersection in Monroe County as a result of a recent study by AARP.

June 2, 2010
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Senator Robach Honors Greece Chamber President as "Woman of Distinction"

On Tuesday, May 25, Senator Robach honored Jodie Perry, president of the Greece Chamber of Commerce as a "Woman of Distinction". The "Woman of Distinction" program was created as part of the Senate's celebration of Women's History Month. In addition to recognizing present-day women, the Senate hosts a display in Albany that honors other distinguished women from New York's past, from leaders of the 19th Century suffragist movement to pioneers in education, science and the arts.

May 26, 2010
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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month in New York State

Recently in Albany, Senator Robach met with members of the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association and presented them with a resolution commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the organization and proclaiming May as Better Hearing and Speech Month in New York State.

May 19, 2010
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Senator Robach Supports Global Youth Services Day

On Friday, April 23rd, Senator Robach attended a Global Youth Service Day event in Rochester. Youth as Resources, a program of the Monroe County Youth Bureau, partnered with Youth Voice One Vision (YVOV) for Building Rochester-Monroe County from the Ground Up. This was a county-wide event focused on healthy living. The group visit...ed sites around the community and wrapped up their day with reflection, and a dinner and dance.

April 26, 2010
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Rochester Student Shadows Senator Robach in Albany

Yar Deng, a School Without Walls senior, was one of 31 high-school students from across the State to be a part of the 10th annual Students Inside Albany conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation.

April 16, 2010
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Joshua Fidler is Troop 195's Newest Eagle Scout

On Sunday, April 11th, Joshua Fidler became the newest eagle scout for Boy Scout Troop 195, located in Greece. Joshua's Court of Honor and Banquet was held at St. Mark's Church. Senator Robach, along with Greece Police Chief Todd Baxter attended Joshua's ceremony. For more information on Troop 195, you can visit their website.

April 12, 2010
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Senator Robach Rallies Behind R.I.T. Hockey

On Tuesday, April 6, the Rochester Insitute of Technology hosted a rally for the Tigers men's hockey team. R.I.T. will play in the NCAA Frozen Four for the first time at the division one level. The Tigers face Wisconsin on Thursday, April 8 at 5:00 in Detroit with a berth in Saturday's National Championship Game at stake. To follow the Tigers at the Frozen Four, you can click here.

April 6, 2010
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Senator Robach Speaks with Students at SUNY Palooza

On Wednesday March 24, Senator Robach spoke to students representing many of the fine colleges in the State University of New York system. SUNY students gathered in Albany for the second annual SUNY Palooza to support higher education in New York State. Our community is home to a number of quality SUNY universities and community colleges. As a graduate of The College at Brockport, Senator Robach is a proud supporter of the SUNY system, which provides a quality and affordable option to young students wanting to attend college.

March 24, 2010
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Senator Robach Meets with Special Olympics New York

On Wednesday, March 17th, Senator Robach met with members of Special Olympics New York in Albany. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Special Olympics New York, which serves over 47,000 athletes. Members of the organization and their athletes were honored at the State Capitol during the day long event. For more information on Special Olympics New York, you can visit their web site here.

March 18, 2010
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Senator Robach is pictured with Special Olympics participants in Albany

Senator Robach is pictured with Special Olympics figure-skater and swimmer, Peter Dailey of eastern Monroe County and other participants from across New York State.

March 18, 2010
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Senator Robach Meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Recently, Senator Robach met with members from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer. For more information on the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, click here.

March 16, 2010
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Senator Robach Meets with Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Recently, Senator Robach met with members from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer. For more information on the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, click here.

March 16, 2010
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Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester in the chamber at Albany.

March 16, 2010
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Books at the Bin in Brighton

Pictured with Senator Robach is Bradd Quinn, author of "Under" and Jeff Leonard of American Packaging Corporation, a sponsor of Books at the Bin. Books at the Bin takes place at the Bagel Bin in Brighton.

"Under" by RIT graduate Bradd Quinn is described as a fictional "adult horror tale depicting a series of murders in a small town in upstate New York".

For more information on Quinn, visit his fan page on Facebook: "Under by Bradd Quinn". His book is available on Amazon.com.

March 15, 2010
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Senator Robach Helps Out at Lollypop Farm Telethon

Senator Robach joins Evan Dawson and Norma Holland of 13WHAM-TV on Saturday, March 6th, at Eastview Mall for the Lollypop Farm 2010 Telethon. Lollypop Farm's 14th annual fundraiser raised $198,450 to support homeless animals in Rochester. All funds raised will help Lollypop Farm care for over 12,000 pets this coming year and continue to bring valuable services—including humane education and cruelty investigations—to the Rochester community.

March 9, 2010
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