New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith and other elected officials joined outraged community, civic and local residents in a press conference to announce a formal investigation into the imminent closure of Peninsula Hospital Center.
“ I have the pleasure and honor of representing Indian Americans throughout Southeast Queens. I have traveled to India several times and I offer the citizens of India and Indian Americans around the world my deepest sympathy. Mumbai is the financial capital of India, just like New York is the financial capital of the world. I trust that India will be guided by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi to heal.
"A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR NEW YORK CITY WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS AT LEAST 95 OR 100 DEGREES FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.
(St. Albans, NY)- New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) will once again launch the annual youth employment initiative, the Youth Business Network, formerly known as Biz Kidz. The innovative six-week employment program places fifteen local students at various businesses located throughout Queens. “I realized that there was a great need for programs that not only give our young people working experience but also give them an opportunity to learn and exhibit skills that would allow them to become tomorrow’s leaders,” said Senator Smith. “We as a community need to encourage our children to become the professionals of the future.” The program employs students between the ages of 14 and 19.
(Bethpage, NY)-New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D- St. Albans), clergy and other public officials joined together to announce the region’s largest wedding ceremony being offered for free at Bethpage State Park on July 26, 2011 at 12 Noon. The day will be recognized as Marriage for All Day. Over $300 Million worth of revenue will be pumped into the economy due to the influx of couples from across the nation that will come to New York City and Long Island to get married. “History has been made in the State of New York. The Empire State has shown the world that we are ready for equality and that we really are One New York,” said Senator Smith.
(Far Rockaway, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Far Rockaway) is calling for Mayor Michael Bloomberg to keep open Engine 328 in Far Rockaway and all of the fire houses around the City that are slated to be closed. “Fire houses are essential to the safety of our community.
(St. Albans, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-St. Albans) and the New York State Senate passed legislation to form a State Trooper Highway Memorial Task Force to bring attention to fallen State Troopers who dedicated their lives to protecting New Yorkers.
(New York, NY)- Senator Malcolm A. Smith joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Senators Chuck Schumer, Frank Lautenberg and Congressman Jerrold Nadler to announce a $2 Billion award for High Speed Rail (HSR) in the Northeast Corridor (NEC). Smith, a strong advocate of HSR, serves as Co-Chair of the High Speed Rail Working Group for the National Conference of State Legislators.
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