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Brooklyn Veterans Get Tall Salute

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Veteran and Military Affairs, today issued the following statement upon learning that the Department of Veteran’s Affairs will keep operational the Veteran’s Administration hospital in Brooklyn:"By keeping the Veteran’s Administration Hospital open in Brooklyn, the United States Department of Veteran Affairs has recognized that this hospital has long played a vital role in providing essential and quality health care to the veterans of Brooklyn and New York City.

August 11, 2006
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Brooklyn Seniors Sail New York's Harbor

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, earlier this week hosted a Senior Boat Ride for local senior citizens aboard the "River Rose".

Senator Marty Golden has hosted this event for the past four years, an event that provides for an enjoyable afternoon and a memorable time for all. The boat rides features music, dancing, lunch. Seniors Our Lady of Angels, the Fort Hamilton Senior Center, St. Dominic’s Church, St. Finbar’s Church and St. Bernadette’s Church were invited.

August 11, 2006
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Senator Golden And Health Care Partners Host Senior Movie Day

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, today teamed up with Health Care Partners to present a "Senior Movie Day" at the United Artist Theater located at 3907 Shore Parkway. The event was billed as "GOLDEN REELS."The seniors were treated to a free movie, popcorn and soda.

August 10, 2006
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Senator Golden Seeks Local Purple Heart Medal Recipients

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today launched a registration effort for Purple Heart Medal recipients for induction in the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The Hall is slated to open this November in Vails Gate, Orange County, the heart of New York’s historic Hudson Valley region."Athletes, actors and musicians have countless halls of fame and other venues to celebrate their accomplishments. Now, I am happy to report, heroes of a higher order will also have a hall in their honor," said Senator Marty Golden.

August 8, 2006
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Senator Golden To Address Senior Umbrella Network Of Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY-August, 2006 – The Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn, (Sun-B), will hold their August Meeting at the Sephardic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 266 Cropsey Avenue, on Tuesday, August 15th from 9 – 11AM. The featured speaker is one of the area’s foremost champions of the rights of the elderly, Senator Martin Golden.“I am pleased to be able to speak to the members of Sun-B,” says Senator Golden.

August 4, 2006
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Seniors Sail New York's Harbor

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, recently hosted a Senior Boat Ride for local senior citizens aboard the "Atlantis".

Senator Marty Golden has hosted this event for the past four years, an event that provides for an enjoyable afternoon and a memorable time for all. The boat rides features music, dancing, lunch. Seniors from the Gerritsen Beach Golden Age Club, St. Columba, St. Mark’s, Good Shepherd, Most Precious Blood, St.

August 4, 2006
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It's Theater Time In Brooklyn

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden will join the Brooklyn 1 Theater Company on Friday, August 4, 2006, at Ray's Lounge at 9604 Third Ave at 7:00 p.m. to announce the winning entries of the first "A Playwright Grows In Brooklyn", a one-act festival which will be presented in September. Senator Golden will introduce the members of Brooklyn1Theater, who will perform a selection of "one-acts". Also on hand will be local singer-songwriter Andrew Gerardi who penned the festivals theme song "Brooklyn Bound".

July 26, 2006
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D.d.c. Officials Join Senator Golden For Final Tour Of Fort Hamilton Parkway

Brooklyn- Officials from the New York City Department of Design and Construction this morning joined Senator Marty Golden and Fort Hamilton Parkway residents for a final tour and the completion of a project that encompassed major sewer installation and roadway reconstruction, spanning from 92nd Street to 99th Street on Fort Hamilton Parkway.

Senator Marty Golden, flanked by D.D.C.

July 25, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Statement Of City Council Approval Of Business Improvement District For 5th Avenue Bay Ridge

"As the former President of the 5th Avenue Board of Trade, I am so very proud to see the Business Improvement District approved for this great avenue. We use to say "5th Avenue Alive", now, 5th Avenue is more alive than ever. Great things will happen on 5th Avenue.

July 20, 2006
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Classrooms Grow In Brooklyn

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J.

July 11, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces New York State's Commitment Of $500,000 For NYC Harbor Rail Repairs

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) announced today that Governor George E. Pataki has committed $500,000 in new multi-modal transportation funding to make improvements to the last remaining "train-ferry" operation in New York City.

July 11, 2006
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"journey For Sean" Memorial Benefit

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden is encouraging local support for the upcoming "Journey for Sean", the Sean Woods Memorial to benefit Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. Senator Golden is planning to attend the charitable event.The 2nd Annual Picnic will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2006 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In Nansen Park located at 3465 Victory Boulevard in Staten Island. Admission fee is $50.00 for adults, $10.00 for children ages 6-14, and free for anyone under the age of 6.

July 10, 2006
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Golden Honors Regina Peruggi

Albany-State Senator Marty Golden recently honored Dr. Regina Peruggi, President of Kingsborough Community College, as a 2006 New York State Senate Woman of Distinction.Senator Golden stated, “Dr. Regina Peruggi has done great things and has accomplished much for the betterment of Kingsborough Community College. She is to be saluted for her achievement and may all students who have benefited from her leadership lead productive lives and become the verybest members of society.

July 6, 2006
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Mayor Bloomberg And Senator Golden Partner To Maintain Weekend Express Bus Service In Brooklyn

Brooklyn- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today announced the continuation of weekend express bus service for Bay Ridge, Sea Gate, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and Bensonhurst residents for an additional year.

June 30, 2006
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Senator Golden Honors Jenny Hynes For Raising Funds For Als In Honor Of Her Late Father

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden this week honored Jenny Hynes, a 2006 graduate of Public School 222, with a State Senate Proclamation commending her efforts which raised over $650.00 for the A.L.S. Association.Jenny Hynes lost her father, Michael Hynes, to ALS last June and this past Spring, led a fundraising effort for the ALS Association in his honor and to help find a cure. Working with her teacher, Ms.

June 30, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden And Community Board 10 Obtain Approval For Traffic Light At Dangerous Bay Ridge Library Corner Intersection

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that, working with Community Board 10, that notification has been received from Brooklyn Borough Transportation Commissioner Joseph Palmieri, that a traffic light will be installed at the intersection of Ridge Boulevard and 73rd Street. The installation should happen before October 31, 2006.

Senator Golden has received requests for the above from local residents of the community, school teachers and parents of P.S.

June 29, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Hosts 2006 Teacher Of Year Awards Recognition Ceremony

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) yesterday hosted his "2006 Teacher of the Year" awards ceremony. The ceremony recognized outstanding educators from throughout the community. The awards ceremony was held at Bay Ridge Manor. Senator Marty Golden received nominations from schools in District 20, District 21, and District 22.

June 27, 2006
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Golden Joins Senate Passage Of Jessica's Law

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in passage of Jessica’s Law (S.8459), which would impose tougher penalties on those who commit sexual crimes against children, further strengthening New York’s sexual assault laws. The legislation is named for Jessica Lunsford, a nine-year-old-girl who was abducted, sexually assaulted and murdered by a registered sex offender living in her neighborhood in Florida. "Jessica’s Law" was first signed in Florida last year.

June 26, 2006
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Golden Announces Legislative Agreement: Leaf-brandi Woods Legislation To Become Law

Albany- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) is announcing final legislative passage to the Bill Leaf-Brandi Woods Law (S.7233-A), sponsored by Senator John DeFrancisco (R-C-I-WF, Syracuse), which would increase penalties for certain vehicular crimes committed by persons who have previously been convicted on one or more occasions of an alcohol or drug related driving while intoxicated charge or driving while ability impaired charge. "Drinking and driving is a senseless act that causes unnecessary pain and tragedy," said Senator Bruno.

June 26, 2006
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Golden Joins Colleagues In Senate In Cracking Down On New York State's Sex Offenders

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) joined his colleagues last week in approving legislation (S.8457), would provide significantly more information about dangerous sex offenders to concerned parents and members of the community. The bill expands the state’s Sex Offender Registry by posting information about more sex offenders on the Internet and allowing law enforcement to disseminate information about all offenders to the community.

June 26, 2006
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