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New Rock Climbing Wall for the Boys and Girls Club of Rochester

Senator Robach secured funding to build and open a new rock climbing wall for the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester.

April 1, 2009
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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Wegman Cottages at Park Ridge Living Center

Senator Robach attends a groundbreaking ceremony marking the beginning of construction for the Wegman Cottages at Park Ridge Living Center.

April 1, 2009
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Robach: Upstate Caucus Meeting a Positive Step for Rochester's Future

Legislators on both sides of the aisle discuss urgent issues and strategize solutions

 

The first meeting of the State Senate Legislative Caucus was held today in Albany where bipartisan discussions focused on the many issues facing Upstate New York.

The meeting was attended by Democrat and Republican Senators who agreed to work together to push an Upstate agenda.  Discussions today focused on the formation of the caucus and pressing issues like SUNY, education funding, Empire Zones and hospitals.

April 1, 2009
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrating the Completion of the Route 104 Road Project

Senator Robach attends a ribbon cutting ceremony with the NYSDOT and the Town of Greece, celebrating the completion of the Route 104 road project.

April 1, 2009
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Greece Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of New Information Kiosks at Seaway Trail in Braddock's Bay Park

Senator Robach joins with the Town of Greece in a ribbon cutting ceremony, celebrating the installation of new information kiosks at Seaway Trail in Braddock's Bay Park.

April 1, 2009
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State Grant to Assist Hillside Children's Center with its Monroe Avenue Campus Renovation Project

Senator Robach secures a state grant to assist Hillside Children's Center with its Monroe Avenue campus renovation project. The grant will provide vocational training opportunities in culinary arts and technology/communications for resident students.

April 1, 2009
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See If You Are Entitled to New York State Unclaimed Funds

        You may be entitled to some of the over $8 billion in unclaimed funds in New York State.  A simple internet search is all it takes to see if you are eligible.

Why does New York State have unclaimed funds?

        Banks, insurance companies, utilities, investment companies and many other businesses are required by State law to turn over inactive accounts to the State.  The Office of the State Comptroller then serves as the custodian of this money until it is claimed.

April 1, 2009
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New York State Medal of Honor to World War II Army Veteran, Ed Marcoux

Senator Robach presents a New York State Medal of Honor to World War II Army Veteran, Ed Marcoux at the Greece Town Board Meeting.

April 1, 2009
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Senate to Act on Bill to Protect New Yorkers from Internet Sex Predators

The New York State Senate will also act on legislation sponsored by Senator Joe Robach (R-C-I-WF, Rochester), that would increase criminal penalties for using a computer to commit a sex crime against a child.

April 1, 2009
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Certificate to Eagle Scout Derek Gerhard

Senator Robach presents a certificate to Eagle Scout Derek Gerhard.

April 1, 2009
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Airline Passenger's Bill of Rights Law Takes

Last year, I supported the “Airline Passengers’ Bill of Rights” legislation in the State Senate to provide passengers stranded on airplanes at New York airports with certain basic amenities to make their wait more tolerable.

The legislation is now law and is effective as of January 1, 2008.

April 1, 2009
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Commemoration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Senator Robach joins with the Alternatives for Battered Women and other area officials and activists in commemoration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

April 1, 2009
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United States Flag Presented to School #34

Senator Robach presents the United States flag to a group of students in grades 4-6 at School #34.

April 1, 2009
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Spanish Center of Information of North Clinton Avenue

Senator Robach attends a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Spanish Center of Information of f North Clinton Avenue.

April 1, 2009
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Robach Working to Form Upstate Legislative Caucus

Non Partisan Group Will Focus On Solutions To Pressing Upstate Issues

State Senator Joe Robach announced recently that he is asking all of his Senate colleagues representing Upstate districts to join him in forming an Upstate Legislative Caucus whose goal will be to ensure that Upstate’s needs are being addressed and met during these challenging economic times.

April 1, 2009
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Gilda's Club Walk for Wellness at Greece Ridge Mall

Senator Robach emcees the Gilda's Club Walk for Wellness at Greece Ridge Mall. The event is geared towards helping kids with cancer.

April 1, 2009
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Senator Robach Announces Grant to Expand Hillside's Vocational Training Programs

Grant will help fund renovations to Hillside Children’s Center Monroe Avenue Campus

State Senator Joseph Robach (R-56th District) announced recently that $250,000 has been secured to assist Hillside Children's Center (HCC) with its Monroe Avenue campus renovation project.

April 1, 2009
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Proclamation to the Jefferson Avenue Business Association (JABA)

Senator Robach presents a proclamation to the Jefferson Avenue Business Association (JABA) in celebration of their 25th anniversary of the Black History Awards Dinner.

April 1, 2009
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