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Senator Lee Zeldin Lowers Hunting and Fishing Fees for Long Island Seniors

June 11, 2014

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570

cumolett@nysenate.gov

Senator Lee Zeldin Lowers Hunting and Fishing Fees for Long Island Seniors

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) announced that his bill to lower the age limits in which seniors are entitled to receive a reduction in fees for various hunting, fishing and trapping licenses passed in the Senate today.

The bill, S. 5133, changes the senior citizen age accepted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation from seventy to sixty-five.

June 11, 2014
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Giving our Veterans the Peer Support They Need and Deserve: A Column by Senator Lee Zeldin

After the last mile of the parades have been walked and the barbeque flames have been extinguished—the flame of devotion to our veterans must be further extended. In honoring our veterans, those who have sacrificed the entirety of their lives to protect our own, it is critical that we carry the spirit of this past weekend with us far beyond a short holiday.

Memorial Day is about celebrating and remembering those who have lost their lives in service to our great nation. Words will never be enough to say thank you.

Yet, what better way to honor those we have lost than to ensure that their brothers and sisters in arms are treated with the highest caliber of respect and are afforded the very best care upon their return?

June 2, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Speaks at Local Memorial Day Celebration in Lake Ronkonkoma

RONKONKOMA—This past Memorial Day, Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) addressed local veterans and community members following the Lake Ronkonkoma Memorial Day Parade at Raynor Beach Park, thanking them for their service and honoring their fallen comrades.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with community veterans during the address.  

 

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May 27, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Participates in the Farmingville Memorial Day Ceremony

FARMINGVILLE—On Memorial Day, Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) honored our local veterans in an address at the Farmingville Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Park in Farmingville.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with members of the Farmingville Fire Department.

 

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May 27, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Marches in Lake Ronkonkoma Memorial Day Parade

RONKONKOMA—This past Memorial Day, Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) marched in the Lake Ronkonkoma Memorial Day Parade in honor of our fallen servicemen and women.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with his twin daughters, Arianna and Mikayla, as well as Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin Lavalle.

 

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May 27, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors VFW State Commander Michael Pascal

ALBANY—On March 20, 2014, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) inducted a local hero into the NYS Senate's Veterans Hall of Fame: VFW State Commander Michael Pascal.

A resident of Suffolk County for the past 41 years, Commander Pascal served the U.S. Army from 1966 thru 1969. He honorably served in the Vietnam War and his passion for serving his fellow veterans has stayed with him far beyond his years of service in uniform.

“Please take a minute to join me in thanking those, like Commander Pascal, who have sacrificed their lives-on and off the battlefield-in defense of our nation, our Constitution, and our freedoms,” said Senator Zeldin. “Thank you to all of our servicemen and women for your selfless commitment.”

 

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May 27, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors Judge Gail Prudenti as 2014 Senate ‘Woman of Distinction’

ALBANY—At a ceremony in Albany on Tuesday, May 13, Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) presented the Honorable A. Gail Prudenti with the NYS Senate’s annual Woman of Distinction Award.

 In her role as the Chief Administrative Judge of the Courts of New York State, Judge Prudenti manages the administration and operation of our state’s Unified Court System, making her responsible for a budget of over $2 billion, 3,600 state and local judges and 15,000 non-judicial employees in over 350 court locations around the state.  

May 16, 2014
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Senator Zeldin Announces Passage of His Bill to Eliminate Multiple Utility Fees

May 5, 2014

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570

Senator Zeldin Announces Passage of His Bill to Eliminate Multiple Utility Fees 

May 5, 2014
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Earth Day 2014 Poster Contest: District 3

Dear Students,Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest. This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 3rd Senate District.Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of your work and that of your classmates, and encourage you to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.I am pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 Earth Day Poster Contest from my District is:Arav M. PrabhuGrade 2Bretton Woods Elementary School

April 17, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Celebrates Bayport Little League Opening Day

BAYPORT—Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) participated in the Bayport Little League Opening Day Ceremony at Finlay Park on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Neil Foley, Vice President of the Bayport Little League, and Matty McGuire, the President of the Bayport Little League.

 

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April 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Tours DaVita Medford Kidney Center

MEDFORD—Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) toured the DaVita Medford Kidney Center this past Wednesday, April 9 2014.  DaVita is the leading provider of kidney care in the United States and has been recognized for its developmental initiatives by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and World Blu.

Senator Zeldin is pictured above (from left to right) with Noreen Gangwish RN (Clinical Coordinator), Sherry Russo RN (Assistant Facility Administrator), Darlene Rydberg RN (Facility Administrator), Dr. Carmichael Angeles (Medical Director), and Luann Regensburg (Regional Operations Director).

 

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April 15, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Announces Budget Win for PFC Joseph Dwyer Program for Veterans

Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) was joined by local leaders and veterans on Thursday, April 3, 2014, to announce the continuation and expansion of one of his most significant legislative achievements to date: the PFC Joseph Dwyer PTSD Peer-to-Peer Veterans Support program.

The unique program, which provides our heroes with support and guidance to combat the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), has served 450 Suffolk County veterans since its inception. Given its success, the 2014-2015 state budget has expanded the program to include 12 counties across the state.

April 7, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Announces Budget Win for PFC Joseph Dwyer Program

 

April 3, 2014

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570 

cumolett@nysenate.gov

Senator Lee Zeldin Announces Budget Win for PFC Joseph Dwyer Program

April 3, 2014
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4th CONSECUTIVE ON-TIME BALANCED STATE BUDGET PASSED

March 31, 2014

For Immediate Release

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570 

cumolett@nysenate.gov

 

4th CONSECUTIVE ON-TIME BALANCED STATE BUDGET PASSED

ALBANY—Senator Lee Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) today commented on the passage of the 4th consecutive on-time balanced budget, noting the inclusion of several key initiatives for which he championed.

March 31, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Opposes DREAM Act

 March 17, 2014

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570 or cumolett@nysenate.gov

March 17, 2014
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March 11, 2014
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February 27, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Sponsors Free Dental Screenings Funded by Briarcliffe College

On Saturday, February 22nd, Senator Lee Zeldin joined with Briarcliffe College in Patchogue to "Give a Kid a Smile.”

February 24, 2014
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration

February 24, 2014

Contact: Kara Cumoletti (518) 455-3570 or cumolett@nysenate.gov

February 24, 2014
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