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Senator Golden To Host Region 6 Educational Town Hall Meeting With Superintendent And Administration

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), a member of the State Senate Education Committee, will be hosting Superintendent Gloria Buckery and Region 6 administration officials for a town hall meeting with the parents and educational leaders of Community School District 22 on Thursday, January 19, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. at P.S. 207 located at 4011 Fillmore Avenue in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn.

January 4, 2006
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Golden Joins Senate Efforts To Create Veterans “Hall Of Fame”

Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno and members of the Senate Republican Conference, including State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today proposed creating a New York State Veterans Hall of Fame to honor the courage, sacrifice and achievements of service men and women from across the state.

January 1, 2006
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Senator Golden Makes 2006 NYC Parking Calendar Available

State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that his office has made available the 2006 New York City Parking Calendar at his district offices.

The 2006 Parking Calendar features a listing of the 2006 Alternate Side Parking Rules Suspension Calendar for the new year.

December 28, 2005
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Golden Urges Local Residents To Use 58th Street Ferry Service As Means Of Transportation To Manhattan

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is reminding local residents required to get to Manhattan, during the transit strike, of the New York Water Taxi ferry service operating at the Brooklyn Army Terminal located at 58th Street and 1st Avenue in Brooklyn.

December 21, 2005
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Senator Golden Calls Denial Of Holocaust By Iranian President Incredulous

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is denouncing remarks made by Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in which he calls the Holocaust "a myth" and questions whether the Nazi killings of six million European Jews during World War II occurred. Ahmadinejad went on to urge the destruction of Israel calling for Israel to "be wiped off the map".An outraged Senator Marty Golden today stated, "Statements such as this from the leadership of such a highly visible nation as Iran is both irresponsible and incendiary.

December 15, 2005
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Senator Marty Golden Urges Community To Help U.s. Troops Phone Home For The Holidays

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the State Senate Committee on Veterans, Military Affairs, and Homeland Security, today is encouraging local residents to support members of the United States Military by supporting the U.S.O.’s Operation Phone Home, a program to give prepaid phone cards to those serving in forward-deployed locations.The United Service’s Organization, incorporated in New York in 1941, has provided America’s men and women in uniform with a sense of home away from home for more than six decades.

December 14, 2005
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Golden Honors Business For Hurricane Relief Efforts

State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) presented New York State Certificates of Achievement to the employees of Peggy O’Neills in Coney Island, James Quigley the Manager and Janice Higgins an employee for their outstanding citizenship to those in need during the devastation from the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina. In total, over $6,000 was raised by these individuals combined for both relief efforts.

December 14, 2005
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December 13, 2005
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Important Information From Senator Golden

Brooklyn-Senior citizens who have found themselves confused by the new Medicare prescription drug benefit (Part D) are urged to contact State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, who has made available an informational flyer entitled, "Medicare, EPIC & You: Understanding the New Rx Benefit".

December 13, 2005
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Golden Obtains Transportation Safety Enhancements For Gerritsen Avenue

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that through his efforts, the Department of Transportation has made numerous safety enhancements along Gerritsen Avenue which will benefit all residents and all traffic, both pedestrian and vehicular, thus improving the quality of life and the safety of the entire community.

Senator Golden is highlighting the planned installation of additional street lighting along Gerritsen Avenue to be completed by February 2006.

December 6, 2005
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Golden, Mirones Applaud Judge's Decision: Nypd Bag Searches Legal

Brooklyn- Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) and Assemblyman Matthew Mirones (R-C-I, 60th District) today issued a joint statement applauding the judge’s swift ruling that the NYPD subway bag searches are constitutional. "Insuring that our subway remains a safe mode of transportation for all New Yorkers is the priority and the intent of New York City's subway bag inspection program. To compromise it to any degree would be unacceptable and that is why I applaud this ruling.

December 2, 2005
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Golden Invites Community To Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Parks And Police Issues

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) will be hosting a town hall meeting on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 3051 Nostrand Avenue.

The Parks Department and representatives of the 63rd Precinct will be in attendance. Issues concerning tree pruning and tree planting, as well as public safety, will be among the meeting agenda.

December 1, 2005
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Senator Marty Golden Secures Traffic Light To Enhance Safety Of Community

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing that the New York City Department of Transportation has approved his request to install a traffic light at a busy intersection within our community.

The Department of Transportation has approved the installation of a traffic signal at 88th Street and 3rd Avenue.

November 29, 2005
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Golden Holiday Celebrations Planned For Community

State Senator Martin J. Golden, with CERT1NYC, the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst Parks Task Force and the Fort Hamilton Citizens Action Committee, today is announcing a two-day "Support the Troops" Holiday Celebration to be held on Saturday, December 10, 2005 and Sunday, December 11, 2005, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

November 28, 2005
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Golden Salutes Local American Veterans With New York State Medals

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the Senate Committee on Veteran, Military Affairs and Homeland Security, recently hosted an awards ceremony in honor of American Veterans.Senator Golden presented recognition, the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross medal to the following: Frank E. Desiderio, Frank J. Faviano, Edward Skolnick, Alfred Bracciante, and David Bodner. Golden also introduced Ralph A.

November 17, 2005
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Dig This -- A Wellness Through Gardening Event For Seniors

HealthCare Partners, IPA and the Arthritis Foundation of New York, with State Senator Marty Golden, the Chairman of the Senate Aging Committee, are pleased to present a special program entitled “Dig This” for senior citizens in New York City. Acclaimed New York City Rooftop Gardener Jon Carloftis will provide a special humorous presentation to seniors on December 5 from 10 am to noon at the Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College located at 2900 Campus Road in Brooklyn.

November 16, 2005
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Senator Golden Announces 2006 Adjustment For Ssi Benefits

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), Chairman of the Aging Committee, today is announcing that legislation he authored in the State Senate, Senate Bill 5757 was signed into law by Governor Pataki as Chapter 713 of the Laws of 2005. The legislation increases the standards of monthly need for aged, blind and disabled persons and increases the mandatory minimum state supplementation of federal supplemental security income (SSI) benefits.

November 16, 2005
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'tis The Season To Show Our Support For The Members Of United States Armed Services

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing the kick off of a holiday troop drive to support our heroes this upcoming season.

Senator Marty Golden, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs stated, "What better way to say thank you to those brave men and women that are currently serving in the Armed Forces by making sure that this holiday season, they have the personal items necessary to enhance their quality of life overseas.

November 16, 2005
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