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Senator Zeldin's Career Fair for Job Seekers, Employers & Business Owners

The Career Fair will take place from 12 pm to 3pm on Friday December 6th, 2013 at St. Joseph’s College John A. Danzi Athletic Center located at 155 West Roe Boulevard in Patchogue.

 

Please RSVP by clicking on one of the buttons below to participate.

December 6, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Zeldin Hosts Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Last week, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Senator Lee M. Zeldin celebrated the accomplishments of several local Hispanic leaders and recognized them for the invaluable roles they play in our community.

The lively event featured performances by Traditiones De Me Tierra, a Traditional Ecuadorian Native Folk Dance Group, and the Central Islip High School Concert Choir. The Keynote Address was given by Briarcliffe Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Hubert Benitez, who was honored along with several others for the diverse ways in which they contribute to the community.

October 21, 2013
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Forum/Town Hall: Senator Zeldin's Hamlet Day

"Hamlet Days are a great opportunity for me to bring our state government straight to the people I proudly serve and represent. Whether you have questions about legislation before the State Senate or issues concerning a state agency, I encourage you to take full advantage of my mobile office hours on Tuesday, October 22nd.”

Come sit down with Senator Zeldin or a staff member one-on-one to discuss the issues or concerns important to you. For more information, please contact: 631-585-0608 or zeldin@nysenate.gov.

Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary. Please note: All attendees who arrive by 11 am will be guaranteed a meeting with Senator Zeldin or a staff member.

October 22, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Zeldin and the Suffolk County Sober Home Oversight Board Address the State of Sober Homes in Suffolk

  

Senator Zeldin and the Suffolk County Sober Home Oversight Board Address the State of Sober Homes in Suffolk

Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R-C-I, Shirley), in conjunction with Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning and the Suffolk County Sober Home Oversight Board, held a successful event yesterday to examine and discuss the state of Sober Living Homes in Suffolk County.

October 16, 2013
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Senator Zeldin Thanks Commissioner King for Visit, Remains Critical of Common Core Implementation

Senator Zeldin Thanks Commissioner King for Visit, Remains Critical of Common Core Implementation

 

New York State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) just released the following statement after the conclusion of a meeting and tour with Commission John B. King, Jr. at John S. Hobart Elementary School in the William Floyd School District:

 

October 16, 2013
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Senator Lee Zeldin Attends 3rd Annual Unidad Latina Conference

Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) Saturday marked the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month by attending the annual Unidad Latina Conference in New York City.

October 1, 2013
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Forum/Town Hall: Senator Zeldin's Hamlet Day

"Hamlet Days are a great opportunity for me to bring our state government straight to the people I proudly serve and represent. Whether you have questions about legislation before the State Senate or issues concerning a state agency, I encourage you to take full advantage of my mobile office hours on Tuesday, September 10th.”

Come sit down with Senator Zeldin or a staff member one-on-one to discuss the issues or concerns important to you. For more information, please contact: 631-585-0608 or zeldin@nysenate.gov.

Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment is necessary. Please note: All attendees who arrive by 11 am will be guaranteed a meeting with Senator Zeldin or a staff member.

September 10, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senator Lee Zeldin Honors The Mastic Beach Property Owners Association’s 85th Blue Claw Crab Festival

Mastic Beach, NY—Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) recently attended the 85th annual Mastic Beach Property Owners Association’s Blue Claw Crab Festival. Senator Zeldin (right) is pictured with Kevin Collins (left) who is a member of the Mastic Beach Property Owners Association’s Board of Directors.

August 26, 2013
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Senator Lee Zeldin Hosts Successful Shed Your Meds Campaign

PATCHOGUE—Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I—Shirley) hosted a successful Shed Your Meds campaign last night through the Suffolk County Police Department’s Operation Medicine Cabinet. 

Operation Medicine Cabinet is a long term program that allows residents to anonymously drop off their unused, unwanted or expired medications in secure receptacles located within all seven Suffolk County precincts. 

“The abuse of prescription drugs is well documented and has reached a point of crisis here on Long Island and across the nation,” said Senator Zeldin. “Operation Medicine Cabinet plays a critical role in combating that abuse by providing community members with a secure way to dispose of their unused prescription drugs. ”

August 20, 2013
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Senator Lee Zeldin's Community Blood Drive

Monday, August 26, 2013

10:30am~4:30pm

4155 Veterans Memorial Highway Ronkonkoma

**All Donors will receive 2 tickets to see the New York Mets at Citi Field**

Your donation will help to save up to THREE lives. Our community hospitals need your help. Please share this lifesaving gift!

Thank you for caring!

 

Eligibility Criteria:

• Bring ID with signature or photo.

• Minimum weight 110 lbs.

• Age 16 – 75 (16 year olds must have parental permission. Age 76 and over needs doctor’s note)

• Eat well (low fat) & drink fluids

• No tattoos for past 12 months

For questions concerning medical eligibility call 1-800-688-0900.

 

August 26, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Senator Lee Zeldin Urges the Federal Government to Make Mastic Beach a Priority

Senator Lee Zeldin Urges the Federal Government to Make Mastic Beach a Priority

MASTIC BEACH—In a letter to federal elected officials representing Mastic Beach, Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I- Shirley) joined other local elected officials today to ask for a project to be expedited to replenish sand dunes on Fire Island just south of the Village of Mastic Beach which were wiped away by Super Storm Sandy.

A copy of the letter, signed by Senator Zeldin, Assemblyman Edward Hennessey, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward Romaine, Brookhaven Town Councilman Dan Panico, Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning, and Mastic Beach Mayor Bill Biondi is attached.

 

August 16, 2013
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Facts on Maintaining Your Basic STAR Exemption

New legislation will require all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive STAR exemptions in 2014 and subsequent years. Registration will begin on August 19 and continue through December 31, 2013. For more information on this registration requirement, please click on the box below for a STAR fact sheet.

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Facts on Maintaining Your Basic STAR Exemption

August 16, 2013
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Consumer Protection Alert

The state is taking steps to warn parents, guardians, and young adults about the growing trend of child-identity theft.

August 15, 2013
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Senator Zeldin Attends Ground Breaking for Tri-Hamlet Gateway Town Square

On August 6, 2013, Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) attended a ground breaking ceremony for the Tri-Hamlet Gateway Town Square hosted by Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning.

The town square will feature a new, beautified landscape design and a statue of William Floyd.

Senator Zeldin said, “The building of the town square will serve to reinforce the historical foundation of the community and is a positive step for the Tri-Hamlet. I congratulate Legislator Browning, Pat Matthews and the William Floyd Community Summit for making this project a reality.”

August 8, 2013
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Senator Lee Zeldin Tours Brookhaven Rail Terminal

On August 5th, 2013, Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) toured the Brookhaven Rail Terminal. Having added two large temporary warehouses and extended rail links, the facility is providing a welcome economic boost to the Long Island economy and job market. The public officials were given the opportunity to see the progress being made at the facility first-hand as Brookhaven Rail Terminal President, Andy Kaufman (not pictured), led the tour.

August 8, 2013
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Statement by Senator Zeldin Regarding Today’s Release of New State Education Test Scores

Statement by Senator Zeldin Regarding Today’s Release of New State Education Test Scores

State Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R,C,I- Shirley) just released the following statement following today’s announcement of new state education test scores:

August 7, 2013
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ZELDIN AND DINOWITZ WORK TOGETHER TO PROTECT CONSUMERS AGAINST COUNTERFEIT AIRBAGS

ZELDIN AND DINOWITZ WORK TOGETHER TO PROTECT CONSUMERS AGAINST COUNTERFEIT AIRBAGS

ALBANY- Chairman of the Senate Consumer Protection Committee, Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R-C-I, Shirley), and Chairman of the Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (D-Bronx), today announced that their legislation, the Counterfeit Airbag Prevention Act (S. 5037-B/A.6378-B), was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The law, which goes into effect in November, aims to protect unsuspecting consumers from the installation of potentially fatal counterfeit airbags.

August 1, 2013
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Senator Zeldin's Shed your meds at Operation Medicine Cabinet

Participating in the programs is easy; residents will be able to drive up, drop off their old or unused medications, and drive away. All collected medication will be safely disposed of by officers from the Suffolk County Police Department who will be supervising the program.

Safe disposal helps protect the environment and eliminates the risk of these drugs getting into the hands of small children or those who might misuse them. Improper disposal of medications, such as pouring them down the drain or flushing them down the toilet, can potentially pollute local waterways.

August 19, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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