Senator Kenneth P. LaValle would like homeowners and businesses that suffered damages due to the severe storms, which occurred March 12 through 30, to be aware they may be eligible for low interest Physical Disaster and Economic Injury loans. Application deadlines are June 18, 2010 for Physical Damage and January 19, 2011 for Economic Injury.
Senator Ken LaValle was honored to address the crowd that gathered for the Boy Scouts of America’s historic broadcast of the Centennial Show at the Suffolk County Council’s celebratory “Shining Light Across America.” The event took place at the LaValle Stadium at Stony Brook University and marked the first time in history that the entire Scouting community had the opportunity to come together in celebration of Scouting’s rich heritage. Hundreds of “Shining Light” events took place across the country, while the natio
“Reading is a cornerstone of a solid education,” LaValle said. “My Summer Reading Program will help parents and educators keep children interested in reading while preparing them for the next school year. I urge all children to head down to their local library and pick up a book today and take part in my Summer Reading Program.”
The program is designed for students in Grades 4-6 but is open to any child in the community who enjoys reading. Complete details are available at the New York State Senate’s summer reading program website at www.nyread.com.
A parent or guardian can register a child. The complete program will be administered online.
“I am pleased that the Assembly has passed the anti-human trafficking legislation that the Senate has approved for the last two years. This is one of the bills in an important package of legislation that is crucial to protecting and empowering women.