Queens, NY, June 19, 2012 – The Jamaica Rotary and its president, Joe Iabonni (left), honored NYS Senator Joe Addabbo (center) and George Russo (right) for their community service at its annual dinner dance held on June 9 at Villa Russo. Earlier at the event, the senator presided for the swearing-in ceremony of the chapter’s slate of new officers.
Queens, NY, June 4, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph Addabbo presents Frank Dardani, President of the Ozone Tudor Civic Association, with a proclamation from the New York State Senate honoring the community of Ozone Park on its 130th Anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary, Addabbo sponsored a pizza party for the residents attending the civic meeting.
Queens, NY June 4, 2012 -- In order to crack down on illegal housing arrangements that can lead to overcrowding, serious safety issues, and burdens on municipal resources, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to support legislation (S.4285B) that would permit on-site inspections of suspicious advertised housing opportunities.
Queens, NY, June 5, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.(D-Howard Beach), released the following statement today regarding Governor Cuomo’s recent remarks to the press on the proposed new Resorts World Convention Center and the reported collapse of negotiations with Genting:
Queens, NY, June 4, 2012 -- In order to help crack down on the crime of identity theft, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens) recently voted to pass legislation (S.1411) that would make it a felony to steal a debit card or credit card account number – regardless of whether the actual card is stolen as well.
Queens, NY, May 29, 2012 – Students, parents and faculty of Ridgewood's PS 88 visited Albany last week to learn about state government and enjoy the historic architecture of New York's capital city. Pictured are the visitors from PS 88 wit...h their district's State Senator Joe Addabbo (front, at left).Follow Senator Addabbo online at http://firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook at 'Senator Joe Addabbo'.# # #-- Judy Close, Press SecretaryNYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.15th Senate District - Satellite Office66-85 73rd PlaceMiddle Village, NY 11379Ph: 718-497-1630
Queens, NY, May 29, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (at right), and State Senator Tony Avella (middle) share a moment with actor and activist Mark Ruf...falo (at left) to discuss the issue of hydrofracking, the controversial process of drilling for natural gas upstate using water and chemicals. All three have voiced their opposition to the process. Ruffalo currently plays the role of the Hulk in the megahit summer blockbuster movie, The Avengers. Follow Senator Addabbo online at http://email@example.com or on Facebook at 'Senator Joe Addabbo'.# # #-- Judy Close, Press SecretaryNYS Senator Joseph P.
On Monday, New Yorkers all over the State celebrated and honored our veterans. 140 years ago, on this Memorial Day, we began honoring the brave men and women who put life and limb on the line for their brothers and sisters across the country and the state. It’s the most valiant of sacrifices.
Queens, NY, May 22, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. teamed up with Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) experts this morning and held “Preventing Falls Among Seniors – Tips & Techniques for Keeping Elder New Yorkers Strong on Their Feet,” a free, 60-minute VNSNY Community health turnkey presentation. Lunch, gift bags and transportation for many of the 125 members who attended from several Queens senior centers were provided by VNSNY.
Queens, NY, May 21, 2012 -- New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), a member of the Senate Labor and Civil Service Committees, is pushing legislation (S.3093) that could save New York State taxpayers more than $300 million a year by reducing the number of expensive outside consultants hired by state agencies and having necessary work done “in house” by state public employees.
Lorraine Sciulli, the first vice president of the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) and a member of Queens Community Board #5 for two decades, has been an active participant in the life of her community for more than 30 years, and she is nothing less than a dynamo!
A resident of Middle Village, Queens since 1939, Ms. Sciulli grew up adjacent to Juniper Valley Park where she enjoyed playing league sports. She attended Resurrection Ascension Grammar School and Grover Cleveland High School. Upon graduating, Ms. Sciulli went to work in an investment counsel firm for approximately 15 years, was an associate and registered representative in the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD), and at one point held a real estate license.