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Golden Survey Yields Roadway Repairs For Community

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that his community pothole survey and roadway repair has yielded positive results for the neighborhood and is applauding the efforts and attention of the Department of Transportation.Senator Marty Golden stated, "On a regular basis, I ask and encourage local residents to report roadway conditions that need improvement on their blocks, in their commute or in their daily routine.

January 3, 2007
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Senator Golden Announces Important New Laws To Take Effect January 1st

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is highlighting some new state laws that will take effect on January 1, 2007.Empire State Child Tax Credit In 2007, a taxpayer will be allowed a personal income tax credit equal to one-third of the federal child tax credit for children between the ages of four and seventeen, saving New York parents $600 million in 2007."The Empire State Child Tax Credit gives assistance directly to parents, helping them meet the rising costs of classroom supplies and educational materials," said Senator Golden.

December 29, 2006
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Senator Golden Arranges For Metrocard Bus At Community Office

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 located at 7403-5th Avenue.The Metro Card Bus will be at Senator Golden’s office on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

December 28, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces Additional Service On B-16

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today is announcing that the New York City Transit Authority has responded to his request seeking service adjustments on the B-16 bus route and that they will take effect in January 2007 to better reflect traffic patterns along the route.

December 27, 2006
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Sephardic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Presents Humanitarian Award To Brooklyn State Senator Martin J. Golden For His Work On Behalf Of The Elderly

Brooklyn State Senator Martin J. Golden attended a celebration at Sephardic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, located at 2266 Cropsey Avenue, Brooklyn, for residents whose birthdays are in December. Addressing the gathering of staff, residents and family members, Mr. Golden commended Sephardic for the excellent and innovative care it provides residents and spoke about the growing senior population in Brooklyn and the necessity for expanding existing services. Michael New, Executive Director, and Norman G.

December 22, 2006
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Three-term Senator Marty Golden Highlights Taxes Cut And New Laws

Brooklyn- Entering his third-term in the state Senate, Senator Marty Golden (R,C-Brooklyn) released a list of important new state laws effective for 2007 and said that he will hold Governor-elect Spitzer to his pledge of not raising taxes. “As I look towards the New Year, Governor-elect Spitzer, the Senate and Assembly must act with fiscal restraint in order to cut taxes that return money back to families and small businesses in Brooklyn and across New York State,” said Senator Golden.

December 20, 2006
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10 Additional Computers At Our Lady Of Grace School Thanks To New York Power Authority And Senator Marty Golden

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), and officials from the New York Power Authority, last week visited Our Lady of Grace School, located at 385 Avenue W in Brooklyn, following a recent donation of 10 refurbished computers to the school. Senator Golden was joined by Joseph Leary, the Director of Public & Governmental Affairs for the Southeast New York Region of the New York Power Authority, and Niko P.

December 18, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces 17th Annual Ywca Of Brooklyn Holiday Dinner

Brooklyn- During the hustle of the holiday season, between shopping and cooking for our loved ones, we sometimes forget about those that are less fortunate but are in no way less deserving of participating in this very special time of year.

December 15, 2006
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Senator Golden Hosts Special Education Fair

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) recently hosted a special education fair for families and students of at the Marine & Academic Center Rotunda at Kingsborough Community College.

Dr. Rebecca H. Cort, Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Education Department’s Office of Vocational Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities was a featured speaker.

December 14, 2006
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Rep. Fossella, Sen. Golden & Cb10 Chair Eaton Announce City To Address Homeless Problem In Bay Ridge

(Brooklyn, NY)-Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13), Senator Marty Golden and Community Board 10 Chairman Craig Eaton today announced that, at their request, the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) has agreed to send outreach teams to Bay Ridge to help homeless individuals congregating at several sites throughout the community.Earlier this month, Fossella, Golden and Eaton asked DHS to target eight sites in Bay Ridge where homeless individuals have been recently congregating. The sites were identified by Community Board 10 in a November survey for DHS.

December 12, 2006
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Golden Applauds Cuny Chancellor's Swift Action To Halt Naming Of Cuny Student Center

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today is applauding the decision of Chancellor Matthew Goldstein to enforce the regulations of the City University of New York and urge the dismantling of an inappropriate sign naming the community and student center after "Guillermo Morales and Assata Shakur".

December 12, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Hosts Christmas And New Year's Celebration

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be hosting a joint community Christmas and New Year celebration, in conjunction with Chinese Radio NY, at New Utrecht High School, located at 1601-80th Street, on Sunday, December 17, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event and program will feature a seasonal celebration including a chorus performance, as well as solo performances by professional singers and dancers, raffles and gifts. Santa Claus will be making a special visit from the North Pole to see the students and families.

December 8, 2006
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Golden Town Hall Meeting To Focus On Education

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Education, is today announcing that he will be hosting an Education Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 205 at 6701 20th Avenue in Brooklyn.

Senator Marty Golden will be joined by Region 7 Instructional Superintendent Dorita Gibson and Region 7 Deputy Superintendent Dr. Laura Feijoo .

December 5, 2006
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Golden Testifies At Senate Health Committe In Support Of Victory Memorial Hospital

Albany- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, yesterday testified before the New York State Senate Health Committee hearing in Albany, in opposition to a report of theStateCommission on Health Care Facilitiesin the 21st Century,that recommends that Brooklyn's Victory Memorial Hospital be closed.

December 2, 2006
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Rep. Fossella, Sen. Golden & Cb 10 Chair Eaton Call For Action To Resolve Homeless Problem In Bay Ridge

[Brooklyn, NY – Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13), Senator Marty Golden and Community Board 10 Chairman Craig Eaton today called on the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to send outreach teams to Bay Ridge to help homeless individuals congregating at several sites throughout the community.The call for action comes in response to a recent survey conducted by Community Board 10 that found homeless individuals congregating at eight sites in Bay Ridge.

December 1, 2006
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Senator Golden And Santa Claus To Light Gravesend Community Christmas Tree

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) will be host a Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and holiday celebration in preparation for the upcoming Christmas and holiday season on Monday, December 4, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. At Lady Moody Square Park, at Avenue U and Van Sicklen Street.

The celebration will feature traditional carolers, hot cocoa, candy canes and a special visit from Santa Claus. Local school children have been invited to perform at the event.

December 1, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden And Lutheran Medical Center Offer Free Flu Shots To Community

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) in conjunction with Lutheran Medical Center, will offer 100 free flu shots to the community on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street. Senator Marty Golden stated, "I was proud to partner with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York to make available the flu vaccination to this community at no cost in early November. It is so important that everyone who should get a flu shot does in fact get the vaccination.

November 30, 2006
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President Bush Honors Cert 1 NYC

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer and a founding member of CERT 1 NYC is announcing that an event is planned for Monday, December 4, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Manor, 476-76th Street in Brooklyn, to publicly recognize CERT 1 NYC’s receipt of the President’s Call to Service Award, the nation’s highest volunteer award. The event will also honor CERT 1 NYC President Lou Trimboli. Founding members will also receive special recognition as well at "CERT NIGHT".

November 30, 2006
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Christmas Tree To Be Lit By Senator Golden

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) will be hosting a ceremony to light a Christmas Tree tomorrow night, Friday, December 1, 2006, at 6:00 p.m. at McKinley Park located at 75th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway.The event will feature a special visit from Santa Claus, hot chocolate, cookies and musical entertainment. The Christmas Tree and lights are courtesy of Senator Marty Golden.

November 30, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Responds To Recommendation To Close Victory Memorial Hospital

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Aging, issued a letter today asking for the State Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century to reconsider the recommendation to close Victory Memorial Hospital located inBrooklyn.  Senator Golden is working with local elected officials, including Congressman Vito Fossella, Assemblyman Matthew Mirones and City Councilman Vincent Gentile, to address the issue and to urge a reconsideration of this recommendation.The text of the letter is below.

November 28, 2006
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