Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, recently attended the annual Remembrance Ceremony at the Police Officers Memorial, located at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, in honor of the memory and sacrifice of police officers from around New York State who have been slain in the line of duty.The names of more of 1,115 officers are engraved on the Memorial wall. Among them are the names of the 577 officers from the New York City Police Department.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing his allocation of funds through the New York State Senate that will support the operation of both the Skate Park in Owl’s Head Park and the Shore Road Garden Council.
Senator Golden allocated $62,000 to fund Season Playground Associate Salaries in the 2007-2008 State budget.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a supporter of the Brooklyn Council of the Boy Scouts of America, was among those in attendance for the Eagle Scout Project of Peter Porcelli, a Life Scout with Troop 99 of St. Athanasius, on May 20, 2007. Peter Porcelli, in conjunction with the 62nd Precinct Community Affairs Officers, conducted his community service project, entitled "Operation Safe Child", for the rank of Eagle Scout. Over 75 children were registered and entered in the New York State registry, with identification cards issued to the parents.
Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) joined the New York State Senate yesterday in passage of legislation (S.5892), sponsored by Senator Stephen Saland (R-C, Poughkeepsie), Chairman of the Senate Education Committee, to establish nutrition guidelines for school districts to follow in order to provide students with healthy food choices.
As law enforcement officers from across the State converge on Albany for the annual Remembrance Ceremony at the New York State Police Officers Memorial, members of the Senate Majority today renewed their call for legislation, sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), to establish the death penalty for criminals who kill police officers.
The legislation to establish the death penalty for cop killers, S.319, was approved by the State Senate on May 14, 2007.
The New York State Senate today will act on legislation, sponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island), that would take steps to crack down on video game violence, and combat and reduce children’s exposure to violent and inappropriate materials within these games.The bill (S.5888) would establish the Advisory Council on Interactive Media and Youth Violence to review the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) rating system and its effectiveness, and recommend additional steps that can be taken to curb children’s access and exposure to such "adult-only" mate
Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that twenty six local students have won statewide recognition for environmental awareness through the State Senate’s annual "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" competition."Our local winners competed against hundreds of students from throughout New York State, and their imaginative ideas and displays were judged to be among the best in this year’s contest," said Senator Golden.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) , with Carlo Scissura, the President of Community Education Council District 20, today are announcing that both Public School 163 and McKinley Junior High School, I.S. 259, have been approved for extensions by the New York City Department of Education.
Senator Marty Golden proposed school expansion projects at both of these schools in official communications with both the New York City School Construction Authority and the New York City Department of Education last Spring.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, is announcing that he has selected RoseMarie Carro as the recipient of the New York State Senior Citizen of the Year Award. Mrs. Carro was honored at a ceremony held in the State Capitol in Albany last week.
RoseMarie Carro was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where she continues to live today. She is a graduate of Sarah J. Hale Vocational High School.
In observance of National Police Week, members of the New York State Senate Majority Conference today announced they will act on legislation, sponsored by Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), that would establish the death penalty for criminals who kill police officers. "As a former New York City Police Officer, I have looked into the eyes of would-be cop-killers," said Senator Marty Golden. "I know that there is evil walking on the streets of the City and State of New York, endangering the lives of every single police officer.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) has announced that he has secured $1500 for each Parent Teacher Association of schools located in his district which includes Community School Districts 20, 21 (Region 7) and 22 (Region 6).
New York State Senator Martin J. Golden, right, presents Brooklyn College student Ryan Merola with a proclamation in recognition of his extraordinary academic achievements on Friday, May 11, 2007 at Brooklyn College. Merola won the Harry S. Truman Scholarship and the New York City Urban Fellowship. A third-generation Brooklyn College student, he plans to pursue a career in public service. Merola is a resident of Marine Park and majors in philosophy and political science.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing an important upcoming health care event, partnered with Lutheran Family Health Center, to offer free PSA and DRE Prostate Cancer Screenings for men of our community. Dr. Gary Lodin will be administering the testing.
Senator Golden and Lutheran Family Health Centers will host the screening, at no cost, on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sunset Park Family Health Center’s Specialty Clinic, Station 14 located at 150-55th Street in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be hosting his 5th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, May 20, 2007, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is inviting the community to join in this special celebration in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage Program which is celebrated in the month of May.The program will include ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, a demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, and Indian and Malaysian dances.
Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today is announcing that the New York State Senate has voted to approve S. 456, legislation that designates the commemoration of the month of September as firefighter, police officer and emergency medical technician appreciation month in New York State.
The commemoration of a month in New York State sets aside a particular month in recognition and in special honor of a person, persons, group ideal or goal.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), with the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst Parks Task Force, today is announcing plans to host a series of summer concerts throughout the months of June, July and August. The events will be held in parks throughout Senator Golden’s District, from Shore Road Park to Marine Park, and will be held on most Tuesday and Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) this past weekend appeared as a guest on Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams. Senator Golden was a guest, along with State Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell. Senator Golden defended his support for the reinstatement of the death penalty in New York State for cop killers. Issues related to the budget were discussed as well.
Brooklyn – Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), accompanied by Principal Andrea D’Emic, visited some of the classrooms and the library of St. Patrick’s School last week that recently received a donation of ten refurbished computers to support the school’s educational programs from the New York Power Authority.
"Computers are an essential resource in today’s technology driven learning environment," said Senator Golden. "The donation of these computers will help our young students at St. Patrick’s prepare for tomorrow’s educational challenges today."