Senator Robach encourages you to attend Shredding Day on Wednesday May 5th. Between 9:00a.m. until 2:00p.m., you can take advantage of free shredding services at Classified Shredding Services, located at 425 Paul Road. For all the details, click here.
Tree Planting will be in memory of Hunter Thomas Resch
Greece Supervisor John Auberger announced that plans are underway for the Town’s 2010 Arbor Day Tree Planting. This year a tree will be planted in memory of Hunter Thomas Resch, a 7 year old resident of the Town of Greece, who was a Cub Scout and attended Paddy Hill Elementary. Hunter was killed earlier this year in a tragic murder-suicide.
The tree planting will take place at the Greece Town Hall, 1 Vince Tofany Blvd., on Friday, April 30, 2010 at 3:00 p.m.
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.
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.
The Parkinson Canal Run Walk will be held at the Meridian Centre Park - 2025 Winton Rd South in Brighton on Sunday, April 18, 2010.
Proceeds from the Parkinson Canal Run Walk, the PSGUNY annual fundraising event, will again be used to fund research and find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease (PD). With our donations we support the University of Rochester (UR); the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF); and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF).
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.
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.
“Essential Elements School to Watch" designation for Merton Williams Middle School from NYS Education Department; national award ceremony June 24 in Washington, DC
Principal Carol Stehm of Hilton Central School District's Merton Williams Middle School has announced that the school was designated a 2010 Essential Elements School to Watch by the New York State Education Department's Schools to Watch Leadership Team. “This really is about our staff and the work they do everyday,” Principal Stehm said. “It’s the dedication to the students that truly makes us a school to watch.”
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.
The following is a response from Senator Robach regarding Governor Paterson's call to spend almost $800,000 on trailers to be used for conjugal and family visits at the Five Points Correctional Facility in Seneca County. "Spending almost one million in tax payer dollars on something like this is offensive to working f...amilies, who are struggling during these challenging economic times. I refuse to support such wasteful spending of the people's money."
Last week, Senator Robach voted in favor of bill S6212-A, a bill that would create a circuit breaker tax relief system, restore rebate checks for seniors and put a cap on property tax levy increases. Although supportive of the bill, Senator Robach says more must be done to ease the burden that high property taxes are causing for working families across western 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.
The National Kidney Foundation hosts FREE Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP). Call (585) 697-0874 or visit our calendar for upcoming dates and locations. KEEP is a health screening program designed to help identify and educate individuals who are at increased risk for developing kidney disease. It is the most comprehensive screening program in the nation. KEEP is of no cost to the participant.
Who should attend a KEEP Screening?
You should attend a KEEP screening if you are 18 years or older and have one or more of the following: