Rockaway Park (July 30, 2014) – Seventy-four years ago, Leonard Miller, a WWII veteran, constructed his very own flagpole to stand proudly outside his Rockaway Park home. However, when Superstorm Sandy came through, it destroyed the creation beyond repair.
Kew Gardens, NY (June 3, 2014) – Over 700 seniors filed through the doors of the Queens Community House to partake in State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.’s 50+ Job Fair. The line went out the door and down the block as hopefuls came to speak to representatives from more than 20 companies looking to hire.
Queens, NY (May 27, 2014) – Before he was a 10-term State Senator and before he worked as an attorney, Serphin Maltese was a member of the United States Army, serving in the Korean War. State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. took the opportunity to honor Maltese and selected him to be enrolled in the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame.
Queens, NY (May 22, 2014) – Michelle Villagomez, a Forest Hills resident and ASPCA representative, met with her State Senator, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., in Albany to advocate for legislation in an effort to stop animal cruelty. In addition to supporting Villagomez and the ASPCA, Senator Addabbo is an avid supporter and co-sponsor of several bills related to ending abuse against animals.
Queens, NY (May 14, 2014) – At a State Capitol ceremony in Albany, State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. had the privilege of honoring Marissa Bernowitz, a well-known Rockaway disaster relief activist who was displaced from her home in Hurricane Sandy, but who immediately turned her energies to helping others in her community who also suffered tremendous losses in the horrific October 2012 superstorm.
Lindenwood, NY (May 12, 2014) – After a long fight for traffic safety at P.S. 232 Walter Ward School, the Department of Transportation, students, the school’s administration and State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. excitedly welcomed two new street signs to combat reckless driving.
Elmhurst, NY (May 7, 2014) – State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. was the installing officer of the Italian Charities of America’s Board in Elmhurst. Pictured with the Senator is President Rose Sproviero (left) and Vice President Vincent Maltese (right of Senator Addabbo).
Glendale, NY (April 14, 2014) – Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. joined with Assemblyman Michael Miller and members of the Glendale community to welcome in the new L&A Deli, owned by long time resident Lou Lambros and his family.
Queens, NY (April 10, 2014) – Senator Joe Addabbo presented NYS Senate Proclamations to the honorees of the Associazone Culturale Italiana di New York at their annual luncheon. The honorees pictured from left to right are Salvatore Vacca, Dr.
Queens, NY (April 9, 2014) – Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. celebrated the opening of a new travel plaza near John F. Kennedy International Airport with fellow elected officials and members of the surrounding communities.
Queens, NY (April 9, 2014) – Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. joined city and state elected officials in commending Mayor Bill de Blasio for his efforts in extending the service of the Rockaway Ferry, but still made clear the community needs a permanent ferry service.
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. participated in P.S. 254 The Rosa Parks School’s annual Read Aloud. This year, school officials chose Of Thee I Sing by President Barack Obama which is comprised of short biographies of influential and inspirational American heroes.
Queens, NY, November 21, 2013 -- NYSSenator Joe Addabbo presents Victor Calise, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, to attendees, officers and members at the most recent Ozone Park Civic meeting. Commissioner Calise came from Ozone Park and had some friends and neighbors in the audience.
Queens, NY, November 12, 2013 -- On Friday, November 8, Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach), Patrick Ruddin and Dr. Andrew Rubin of Medisys Health Network, veterans from VFW Post 2565 in Howard Beach, American Legion Post 1404 in Broad Channel, American Legion Post 118 in Woodhaven, Christine Maratino from Delta Flag & Sign Co.
Queens, NY, October 21, 2013 – NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (D-Queens) held his 8th Job Fair at Glendale’s Atlas Park Mall last Friday, October 18. Over 100 vendors offered roughly 1200 job opportunities to the attendees. The senator is planning another Job Fair for Spring 2014.