Today is a great day for Bay Ridge and for the entire community as we gather here to announce that the last standing movie theater in this community will remain a multiplex cinema and be expanded to include the cultural arts. I guess we can say that the winner of this Oscar or Golden Globe is......Bay Ridge and 5th Avenue. This victory today would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of Basil Capetanakis and the new owner, Nicolaos "Nick" Nicolaou. Bay Ridge is very lucky to have received the business interest of Mr.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-1, 22nd District) today is announcing that students from Public School 170 are third place winners in the 15th annual "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" Celebration, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.
State Senator Marty Golden today is encouraging local attendance and participation in Engine Co. 201’s Fourth Annual Vegas Nite to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2006, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. At OLPH Notre Dame Hall, located at 60th Street and 6th Avenue in Brooklyn. The event will feature 50/50 raffles and door prizes as well as a Texas Hold’Em Tournament.Food and beverage is included with a $40.00 donation. Proceeds will benefit the Engine Company 201 Memorial Fund as well as the Thomas Elsasser Fund. The event is in memory of Engine Co. 201’s fallen Brothers: Lt.
State Senator Marty Golden will join in his colleagues in acting on a comprehensive package of DWI legislation that will keep repeat DWI offenders off the streets and increase the penalties for drunk driving, especially drunk drivers that severely injure or kill innocent victims.Senate Majority Leader Joseph L.
The Senate Majority Task Force on Port Security, local business & government leaders, and area law enforcement this week met at a public hearing in Lower Manhattan to discuss the need to improve security at Coastal Waterways in New York’s Port facilities. The Task Force was created in February in response to the potential risks associated with the sale of the Port of New York operations to Dubai Ports World.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York State Senate has approved an allocation of $33 million towards the construction of the NETS arena in downtown Brooklyn.Senator Marty Golden stated, "The State Senate’s commitment to the Atlantic Yards Nets arena will go a long way towards making Brooklyn a better place to live, to work and to raise a family. It is the chance of a lifetime to have stars such as Jason Kidd, Vince Carter, Richard Jefferson and all the others have their home court based in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the sponsor of legislation previously signed into law that protects consumers of kosher products by requiring full disclosure by manufacturers, labelers and sellers issued the following statement:"The implementation of New York State’s Kosher Law Protection Act greatly strengthens consumer protections against false or misleading representations of foods sold or offered for sale as "kosher".
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is today announcing that the New York State budget approved by the Legislature allocates record levels of funding for both Brooklyn College and Kingsborough Community College. Senator Golden, working with college administration officials and students, spearheaded the efforts on behalf of these two colleges within the City University of New York.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing that today he will introduce legislation in the New York State Senate to ensure that the World Trade Center Memorial remains free of an admission fee to all who will come to reflect and remember the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as to pay tribute to the lives taken that morning.Golden was sparked to introduce this legislation that will prohibit the charge of an admission fee following reports last week of the City's intention to charge a fee.
Brooklyn-Senator Martin Golden today met with 3rd Grade students of Public School 48 in the school library to celebrate New York Library Week. To commemorate the celebration, Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, donated a book, entitled "My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton" to every student of the 3rd grade. The students took turns reading to Senator Golden and Senator Golden in turn read "Green Eggs and Ham" to the students at their request."This week is about cultivating a love of reading," said Senator Golden.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that he will be requesting that the Department of Transportation install "No Truck Traffic Except Local Deliveries" signs along Gerritsen Avenue in respond to numerous concerns from area residents who are fearful of the speed of the trucks and the damage the trucks are causing to the structural integrity of their homes.
Senator Golden noted that the most complaints stem from the area of Avenue U through Nostrand Avenue along Gerritsen Avenue.
Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, with representatives of the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults, Lutheran Medical Center and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, and Assemblyman Matthew Mirones, will hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome New York City’s newest N.O.R.C. (Naturally Occuring Retirement Community), at Shore Hill Senior Housing, 9000 Shore Road in Brooklyn.
State Senator Martin J. Golden, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, is joined forces with HealthCare Patrners IPA and the American Red Cross and hosted a "Health & Safety Workshop" on Thursday, April 6, 2006, at the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults.This event included information provided by the American Red Cross about emergency preparedness, and in addition fitness professionals were on hand, offering tips on how to prevent falls in the home.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, with CERT 1 NYC, will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at McKinley Park in Brooklyn located at Bay Ridge Parkway and Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn.
Beyond searching for Easter Eggs, the event will include music and games, face painting, clowns and a potato sack race for the children. Volunteers from CERT 1 NYC will hide over 1,000 candy filled Easter Eggs throughout the Park.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that he has selected the finalists in his 4th Annual "State Senator For A Day" essay contest.This contest invited local school children of District 20, District 21 and District 22 to write essays no more than 250-words which began with the phrase, "If I were a State Senator for A Day...". Throughout the essay, the students write about issues facing the community such as public safety, park improvements, educational needs, and traffic concerns.
Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, with representatives of the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults, Lutheran Medical Center and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and welcome to Brooklyn, New York City’s newest N.O.R.C. (Naturally Occuring Retirement Community), at an event tomorrow, Thursday, April 6, 2006, at 12:00 p.m. to be held at Shore Hill Senior Housing, 9000 Shore Road in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will be celebrating National Library Week in the Library of Public School 48, located at 6015-18th Avenue in Brooklyn, this coming Friday, April 7, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.
Students will be reading to Senator Marty Golden a book entitled, "My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton." Scholastic Inc. has donated books for each member of the 3rd Grade Class.
The New York State Senate passed a resolution commemorating National Library Week. After the reading, Senator Golden will present P.S.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing that he will be introducing legislation in the New York State Senate to ensure that the World Trade Center Memorial remains free of an admission fee to all who will come to reflect and remember the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as to pay tribute to the lives taken that morning.Golden will introduce legislation this week prohibiting the charge of an admission fee following reports last week of the City's intention to charge a fee.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that an agreement reached within the 2006-2007 New York State budget will prohibit agencies that administer E-ZPass in New York State from charging monthly surcharges. Senator Marty Golden co-sponsored legislation in the State Senate, (S.