Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing his committee assignments for the new 2007 legislative year, highlighting his reappointment by Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno to serve as the Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee.
State Senator Marty Golden will introduce legislation ending the reckless act of B.A.S.E. jumping from any building, bridge, antenna or similar structure in the City of New York."It’s time to end the reckless acts B.A.S.E. jumpers that endanger public safety," said Brooklyn Senator Marty Golden (R,C-Brooklyn).
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) will take the oath of office as he begins his third term as the State Senator representing New York’s 22nd District, at a public ceremony and reception to be held on Sunday, January 21, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476-76th Street in Brooklyn. Judge Matthew D’Emic, Justice of the Supreme Court, will administer the oath of office to Senator Marty Golden. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes will deliver the keynote address.
[Washington, D.C.] - Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY13) and Senator Marty Golden today declared that a State Supreme Court Judge's ruling that temporarily blocks New York State from closing any hospitals will give the community additional time to develop a plan of action to preserve Victory Memorial.The lawmakers said the temporary restraining order issued this week by Judge Mary Ann Brigantti-Hughes will give the community and local leaders more time to explore new partnerships to keep Victory Memorial Hospital open.Fossella said, "This decision gives us a grea
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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".
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.
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 .
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.
[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.
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.