Senate President Malcolm A. Smith joined senior citizens from the Jamaica Service Program For Older Adults (JSPOA) to urge the NYC Department of Mental Health & Hygiene not to eliminate funding to seniors who are mentally and physically ill.
“I am grateful that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wasted no time in redirecting the $1.195 billion in High Speed Rail funding rejected by the Governors of Wisconsin and Ohio to 14 other states, including New York.
(Hillcrest, NY)- Senate President Malcolm A. Smith was joined by the new NYC Chancellor Cathie Black, Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) and Councilman James F. Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) for a tour of Hillcrest High School today. They toured several classrooms and met with students and teachers.
Senate President Malcolm A. Smith distributed more then 200 turkeys during his annual turkey distribution drive. Turkeys were donated by Arverne By The Sea, Farmbria, Food Town, Food World Supermarket, Fresh Direct, Royal Waste Services and Western Beef.
Senator Smith will meet with commanders from the 103rd, 105th, and 113th Precincts, as well as concerned citizens, on the first Wednesday of every month to discuss ways to combat crime in Southeast Queens. ALL RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.District Office205-19 Linden BoulevardSt. Albans, NY 11412P: 718-528-4290F: 718-528-4898
Thank you to all of those who participated in the New York State Senate's fist ever online Town Hall. Since we're always striving to serve the people of New York better, and this was our first attempt at an event like this, we would appreciate your feedback on how we can improve the experience.