(Queens, NY)- Now that the congressional leadership has acted on the request before them to bring relief to the American families affected by Superstorm Sandy it is incumbent upon me as co-chair of the
Senator Malcolm A. Smith, Dorothy Herman, President and Chief Executive of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Dan Isaacs, Chairman, New York Republican County Committee attended the Annual Family Business Dynasties Gala honoring Donald Trump and Kathy and Rick Hilton.
"Donald, Kathy and Rick have been in the forefront of real estate development in this city for decades. Without proper infrastructure this city would not flourish the way that is has. I applaud them for the work that they have done and continue to do."
Senator Smith, Dozens of Local Businesses Provide Hundreds of Families With Turkeys For the Holiday
(Queens, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith in partnership with dozens of local businesses provided hundreds of families with turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday. Arverne By The Sea, Farmbria, Food World Supermarket, Food Cellar & Company, Western Beef, Food Town, C Town, Enterprise, Key Food and Royal Waste Services all donated to the turkey drive.
Senator Malcolm A. Smith is joined by President of Georgi Vodka and Rockaway resident Martin Silver to present volunteer firefighters and EMS workers with an award for their efforts in cleaning up the Rockaway Peninsula.
Shown in photo: (Center) Senator Malcolm Smith, (far right) Martin Silver; President, Georgi Vodka.
I join President Obama in condemning the outrageous acts of senseless violence carried out by a few misguided individuals. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and loved ones of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and the others who lost their lives in the service of our country. As we continue to commemorate the events of September 11, 2001, it is important that the rest of the world know that America is united, acts against our people will not be tolerated, and we will stand up for human rights throughout the world.
New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) was joined by Senator Jose Peralta (D- East Elmhurst) Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Bayside)
and dozens of religious leaders from across the city to announce a new program to reduce crime and gun violence in the City of New York. Churches, mosques and other religious institutions will act as policing centers for the local community.
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.