Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing that as of Monday, November 9, 2009 he will be maintaining increased office hours at his office located at 3604 Quentin Road. The office currently operates Mondays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden is announcing that he will be hosting a Bay Ridge/Dyker Heights town hall meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Old School Hall at St. Ephrem’s, located at 7415 Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, in conjunction with the Southwest Brooklyn Parks Task Force and the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT1NYC), recently hosted the 2009 Halloween Walk & Fair at Owl’s Head Park. The 15th Annual event featured the Haunted Walk, the Fairytale Forest, a pumpkin patch, a costume contest and much more. The event also included rides for the children, pony rides, face painting and “Dracula’s Food Court”.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today announced plans for the 2009 Halloween Walk & Fair scheduled for Saturday, October 31, 2009 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 67th Street and Colonial Road.
The 15th Annual event will feature free of charge: The Haunted Walk, the Fairytale Forest, a pumpkin patch, a costume contest and much more. The event will also feature rides for the children, pony rides, face painting and “Dracula’s Food Court”.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) this week focused attention on train service serving his district through station visits and discussions with New York City Transit Authority management and New York straphangers.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), the former Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging and sponsor of New York’s “Granny’s Law”, has issued the following statement in response to the State Supreme Court decision finding Jack Rhodes guilty of robbery, burglary and assault of three senior citizens in 2007: “Justice has been served in the name of New York’s senior citizens.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will be honoring Firefighter Adam Rivera with a New York State Senate Resolution, for an off duty act of courage that saved the life of a fellow New Yorker, at the next meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Philip’s Parish Hall located at 1072-80th Street.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will be hosting a special awards ceremony and reception in honor of six outstanding Italian Americans from his district at a celebration of Italian Heritage.
Senator Golden will recognize the following:
Greg Borruso,President, Marine Park Civic Association
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will partner with the SHARE Cancer Support Group to host an informational forum designed to work within the community to reduce the mortality rate of women's cancer in New York City on Monday, October 19, 2009, at 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Grace Auditorium at 385 Avenue W.
The Merchants of Third Avenue Civic Improvement Association, a non-profit serving the Third Avenue retail corridor for over 30 years has been awarded an Avenue NYC Economic Development grant from the New York City Department of Small Business Services.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) is today announcing that the Metropolitan Transit Authority has scheduled a visit of the Metro Card Bus to his Bay Ridge District Office, 7408-5th Avenue, on Monday, October 5, 2009 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) this week welcomed officials from the Walgreen Company office in Illinois to the newest store, located at the corner of 95th Street and 3rd Avenue, having promised to meet on site to discuss food items to be sold at this location.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Service, will offer 400 free flu shots to the community on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 pm at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street.
Senator Marty Golden stated, "I am proud to once again partner with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to make available the flu vaccination to this community at no cost. It is so important that everyone who should get a flu shot does in fact get the vaccination.”
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is reminding local residents of a law that went into effect last October, (Chapter 153 of 2008) that increased the maximum fine for non compliance with canine waste laws from $100 to $250 per violation. Senator Golden, who supported the legislation which amended a law passed in 1986, was recently contacted regarding the problem of dog owners not cleaning up after their dogs.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing his plans to host a Senior Picnic in conjunction with the Shore Road Garden Council, in the Garden at 91st Street and Shore Road, on Thursday, September 24, 2009, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The event will feature live music and lunch will be served.
Senator Martin J. Golden (R,C,I- Brooklyn) has called for the Governor to include legislation that would allow voters to consider a constitutional convention as early as this November. Golden has introduced S.6065 which would limit costs to taxpayers for a constitutional convention as well as encouraging maximum citizen participation.