(l-r) Kenneth A. Jacoppi, Esq., Chairman of the Board, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Senator Ken LaValle, Dr. Edward Glenn, Radiology/Nuclear Medicine, and Kenneth Roberts, President, John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (3rd from left) joined concerned elected officials and community residents in the fight to save public radio on the east end. The future of WLIU-FM, an east end public radio station based at Stony Brook Southampton, was at risk when the station's owner, Long Island University, announced plans to sell. The community has since gathered to form Peconic Public Broadcasting, Inc., with the intent of aquiring the station's license and assets to make sure the current programming will continue.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital. The new facility more than doubles the hospital's original breast center and allows the hospital to expand its diagnostic services. Senator LaValle is committed to bringing advanced medical technologies to eastern Long Island so that residents will have access to state-of-the-art health care services close to home.
The rain may have put a damper on the annual Riverhead Community Awareness Program (CAP) “Just Say No” to drugs parade, but nothing could dampen the spirit at the Pulaski Elementary School. Students spent the morning of June 5 hearing community leaders and Riverhead’s very own Rutgers Trophy winning Blue Waves Varsity Foo
Senator LaValle (left) stopped by to join in the festivities commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the North Sea Fire Department. The Department has a long and valued history of service to the community and a volunteer base dedicated to upholding the basic firematic premise, "protection of life and property." Pictured with Senator LaValle is Herbert Raynor of Southampton.
Senator Ken LaValle successfully secured $35,000 in state funds for the United Way of Long Island in the 2008-09 budget. United Way President & CEO, Theresa Regnante, was grateful for the funding, which will be used to help Long Island residents in need of their services.
Senator LaValle was pleased to join the Village of Greenport in announcing stimulus funding to move forward with the rebuilding of its water treatment facility. The funding will help the Village with its efforts to protect our valuable waterways and ensure that the facility complies with EPA requirements. In addition, this project will create jobs for our region and hav