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Golden Requests Transportation Department To Replace Al Nahas Commemorative Street Sign

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today has contacted Brooklyn Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Palmieri to request that the street sign renaming 76th Street and 3rd Avenue, Al Nahas Way, be replaced. Senator Golden noticed the sign has been damaged and has asked that the sign be refurbished so that a proper tribute can continue at this corner to the life of Mr. Nahas and all that he achieved for the community.

May 8, 2006
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Senator Golden Town Hall Meeting To Focus On Establishment Of Neighborhood Watch

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that he will be hosting a town hall meeting with Bay Ridge residents this Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the establishment of a Neighborhood Watch at the New Hope Fellowship Church located at 257 Bay Ridge Avenue.

Senator Golden is encouraging community participation to be the eyes and ears of the community, to work with the 68th Precinct, to ensure that the community remains safe and that the quality of life is maintained to highest standards.

May 8, 2006
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Golden: Now You Don't See Them, Soon You Will

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today announced that the New York City Department of Transportation will refurbish the street line markings along Colonial Road between 88th Street and 75th Street.Senator Marty Golden contacted Brooklyn Department of Transportation and advised them that the dividing yellow lines are faded and at some points along this stretch of local roadway, the lines are very light and almost non-existent for motorists. The fading lines are causing it to be unknown as to where the lanes of each direction end and begin.

May 5, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces Mother's Day Concert

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that the ISO Symphonic Band, the International Schools Orchestra of New York, will be hosting a free musical performance to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium at Xaverian High School located at 7100 Shore Road in Brooklyn.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "I am so honored to host this event in our community and which will allow for families to celebrate Mother’s Day in a most unique way.

May 4, 2006
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Senator Golden And District Attorney Hynes Encourage Brooklyn Merchants To Join The Safe Haven Program

Brooklyn- Recent reports of a man luring children to his vehicle, posing as a New York City Police Officer in both Brooklyn and Queens, has sparked State Senator Marty Golden to announce that, working with Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes, the Safe Haven Program will be expanded and more participating merchants will be encouraged to join.

State Senator Marty Golden, a former New York City Police Officer stated, "The past couple of weeks has a been horrifying time for parents of all of New York City’s children.

May 4, 2006
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Senator Golden To Seniors: Don't Forget To Sign Up For New Medicare Program

Brooklyn- Senator Martin J. Golden (R, C, I- Brooklyn), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging, today is reminding senior citizens that there are only 12 days left to sign up for the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program.Enrollment for Medicare Part D will end on May 15, 2006 and will not be available again to those that are eligible until November 15, 2006.

May 3, 2006
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Senator Golden Honors A Fine Young Man

On Sunday, March 26, 2006 State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-22nd SD) presented a Legislative Resolution to Moshe Yedid at the 27th Annual Community Legislative Breakfast of the Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush. The Senator introduced the resolution on the floor of the Senate and it was adopted unanimously on February 7, 2006 as Senate Resolution No.

May 2, 2006
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Statement By Senator Marty Golden On Alpine Movie Theater

Today is a great day for Bay Ridge and for the entire community as we gather here to announce that the last standing movie theater in this community will remain a multiplex cinema and be expanded to include the cultural arts. I guess we can say that the winner of this Oscar or Golden Globe is......Bay Ridge and 5th Avenue. This victory today would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of Basil Capetanakis and the new owner, Nicolaos "Nick" Nicolaou. Bay Ridge is very lucky to have received the business interest of Mr.

May 2, 2006
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Senator Golden Announces P.s. 170 Students Win Statewide Environmental Competition

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-1, 22nd District) today is announcing that students from Public School 170 are third place winners in the 15th annual "I*MA*GREEN*NATION" Celebration, a statewide competition that encourages student awareness of environmental issues.

May 1, 2006
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Golden To Vote On Comprehensive Package Of Dwi Legislation

State Senator Marty Golden will join in his colleagues in acting on a comprehensive package of DWI legislation that will keep repeat DWI offenders off the streets and increase the penalties for drunk driving, especially drunk drivers that severely injure or kill innocent victims.Senate Majority Leader Joseph L.

April 25, 2006
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Senator Golden Encourages Community Support For Engine Co. 201's Fourth Annual Vegas Nite

State Senator Marty Golden today is encouraging local attendance and participation in Engine Co. 201’s Fourth Annual Vegas Nite to be held on Saturday, May 6, 2006, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. At OLPH Notre Dame Hall, located at 60th Street and 6th Avenue in Brooklyn. The event will feature 50/50 raffles and door prizes as well as a Texas Hold’Em Tournament.Food and beverage is included with a $40.00 donation. Proceeds will benefit the Engine Company 201 Memorial Fund as well as the Thomas Elsasser Fund. The event is in memory of Engine Co. 201’s fallen Brothers: Lt.

April 25, 2006
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Statement By Senator Marty Golden On Governor's Approval Of School Construction Aid Package

Today is a great day for Brooklyn, for New York City and New York State.For all families, for students and for our future, today we have made a large investment in New York.

April 24, 2006
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Port Security Task Force Commences In Lower Manhattan

The Senate Majority Task Force on Port Security, local business & government leaders, and area law enforcement this week met at a public hearing in Lower Manhattan to discuss the need to improve security at Coastal Waterways in New York’s Port facilities. The Task Force was created in February in response to the potential risks associated with the sale of the Port of New York operations to Dubai Ports World.

April 20, 2006
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Senator Golden's Leadership Secures $33 Million For Nets Arena

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York State Senate has approved an allocation of $33 million towards the construction of the NETS arena in downtown Brooklyn.Senator Marty Golden stated, "The State Senate’s commitment to the Atlantic Yards Nets arena will go a long way towards making Brooklyn a better place to live, to work and to raise a family. It is the chance of a lifetime to have stars such as Jason Kidd, Vince Carter, Richard Jefferson and all the others have their home court based in Brooklyn.

April 13, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Secures More Than $40 Million Dollars For Two Brooklyn C.u.n.y Schools

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is today announcing that the New York State budget approved by the Legislature allocates record levels of funding for both Brooklyn College and Kingsborough Community College. Senator Golden, working with college administration officials and students, spearheaded the efforts on behalf of these two colleges within the City University of New York.

April 12, 2006
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Golden Statement On New York State's Kosher Law

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), the sponsor of legislation previously signed into law that protects consumers of kosher products by requiring full disclosure by manufacturers, labelers and sellers issued the following statement:"The implementation of New York State’s Kosher Law Protection Act greatly strengthens consumer protections against false or misleading representations of foods sold or offered for sale as "kosher".

April 12, 2006
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Golden: New Legislation Will Keep World Trade Center Memorial Admission Free

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing that today he will introduce legislation in the New York State Senate to ensure that the World Trade Center Memorial remains free of an admission fee to all who will come to reflect and remember the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as to pay tribute to the lives taken that morning.Golden was sparked to introduce this legislation that will prohibit the charge of an admission fee following reports last week of the City's intention to charge a fee.

April 11, 2006
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Senator Golden And Scholastic Inc. Celebrate New York Library Week At P.s. 48 Library

Brooklyn-Senator Martin Golden today met with 3rd Grade students of Public School 48 in the school library to celebrate New York Library Week. To commemorate the celebration, Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, donated a book, entitled "My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton" to every student of the 3rd grade. The students took turns reading to Senator Golden and Senator Golden in turn read "Green Eggs and Ham" to the students at their request."This week is about cultivating a love of reading," said Senator Golden.

April 7, 2006
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Golden: Gerritsen Avenue In Need Of Relief From Dangerous Truck Traffic To Improve Quality Of Life

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that he will be requesting that the Department of Transportation install "No Truck Traffic Except Local Deliveries" signs along Gerritsen Avenue in respond to numerous concerns from area residents who are fearful of the speed of the trucks and the damage the trucks are causing to the structural integrity of their homes.

Senator Golden noted that the most complaints stem from the area of Avenue U through Nostrand Avenue along Gerritsen Avenue.

April 6, 2006
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Golden Leads Ribbon Cutting For New York City's Newest N.o.r.c.

Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden, Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, with representatives of the Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults, Lutheran Medical Center and the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, and Assemblyman Matthew Mirones, will hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome New York City’s newest N.O.R.C. (Naturally Occuring Retirement Community), at Shore Hill Senior Housing, 9000 Shore Road in Brooklyn.

April 6, 2006
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