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The Hunt For The Golden Egg: Senator Golden To Host Easter Egg Hunts In Community Parks

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), along with the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst Parks Task Force and CERT 1 NYC, today are announcing that plans are being made to host three Easter Egg Hunts throughout the community, to offer the children and families of the neighborhood an opportunity to have an enjoyable and fun filled afternoon.The events are scheduled as possible:*April 1st-1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Seth Low Park, Bay Parkway and 75th Street*April 2nd-2:00 p.m.

March 21, 2006
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Senator Marty Golden Seeks Community Input To Repair Local Roadways

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), today being the first day of Spring, is announcing that he is seeking community input in an effort to repair local streets and roadways in the coming weeks following the cold and snowy days of winter.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "As the fresh air of Spring is upon us, as we will soon begin to see the flowers bloom, this is the time for us as a community to focus our attention on repairing the condition of the streets on which we live, work and attend school.

March 20, 2006
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Golden Hosts Women's History Month Awards Celebration

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden recently hosted a celebration honoring the following women at an event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Women’s History Month at the Bay Ridge Manor.

In his remarks, Senator Golden stated, "During Women's History Month, we celebrate the many accomplishments of our Nation's women. Women are leaders in American business, government, law, science, medicine, the arts, education, and many other fields.

March 20, 2006
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Senate Committee Approves Golden Bill To Prevent Installation Of Cell Phone Towers Near N.y.c. Schools

Albany- Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York State Senate Committee on Local Government has approved legislation this morning which begins the process of regulating the installation of cellular phone towers and antennas in New York City.

Senate Bill 6006 introduced by Senator Golden, seeks to prohibit the erection of cellular towers or antennas within five hundred feet of a school building in New York City.

March 15, 2006
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Senate Committee To Act On Golden Bill To Prevent Installation Of Cell Phone Towers Near N.y.c. Schools

Albany- Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the New York State Senate Committee on Local Government anticipates passage of legislation tomorrow, which begins the process of regulating the installation of cellular phone towers and antennas in New York City.

The legislation before the Committee tomorrow, S. 6006 introduced by Senator Golden, seeks to prohibit the erection of cellular towers or antennas within five hundred feet of a school building in New York City.

March 14, 2006
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Senator Golden Honors Brooklyn Native And Pioneering Sports Heroine Gertrude Caroline Ederle

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), today in conjunction with the celebration of Women’s History Month, named Brooklyn native Gertrude Caroline Ederle an Historic New York Woman of Distinction. "Gertrude Caroline Ederle helped pave the way for greater equality and became an inspiration for young women across our nation. I am proud to honor Mrs.

March 8, 2006
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Senate Passes School Safety Legislation

Brooklyn- Senator Marty Golden (R-C, 22nd District), a former New York City Police Officer and member of the Senate Education Committee, joined with his colleagues in passing legislation (S.3678), sponsored by Senator Stephen Saland (R-C, Poughkeepsie), that would allow violent or disruptive students to be transferred for disciplinary reasons into a different educational setting that would benefit both them and their classmates."This legislation would permit school officials to transfer violent or severely disruptive students as an alternative disciplinary measure, whil

March 7, 2006
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Senate Passes Drunk Driving Legislation

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden joined the New York State Senate in passing a bill that provides for additional penalties for convictions of drunk or drugged driving where a child under the age of 17 is a passenger. Senator Marty Golden, a former New York City Police Officer stated, "Endangering the welfare of a child by operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is reprehensible and irresponsible, and therefore, we will not tolerate it.

March 6, 2006
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Senator Golden Hails Demise Of Anti-cop Legislation

State Senator Martin Golden (Brooklyn) was pleased today at the withdrawal of legislation, crafted by Senate Minority Leader David Paterson, which would have required police officers to use non-lethal force when confronted by armed criminals. Senator Golden believes the ‘shoot-to-maim’ legislation was not only misguided but, fundamentally flawed."I am shocked by the ridiculous notion of this legislation.

March 1, 2006
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Golden: Study Finds New Yorkers More Likely To Beat Parking Violations If Plead Not Guilty In Person

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today announced the findings of a study conducted at his request by the New York City Independent Budget Office finding that New Yorkers are more likely to be found not guilty for parking violations when they appeal in person as opposed to by mail.

The survey results show a significant difference in outcomes between in-person hearing and hearings-by-mail in 2005.

February 28, 2006
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Senator Golden Statement Of NYC School Funding

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), who is in Albany today, issued the following statement in response to the call of local parents urging more State funds be directed to New York City public schools:"Last year, I fought for multiple changes in the building aid formula to increase the amount the City receives in State aid for Capital projects, and each day, I work to insure that the maximum amount of money is awarded to New York City from New York State for school construction.

February 27, 2006
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Golden To Host Bay Ridge Public Safety Town Hall To Address Community Concerns About Nusiance Crimes

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) will be hosting a Bay Ridge Public Safety town hall meeting on Thursday, March 9, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of Our Lady of Angels located at 347-74th Street in Brooklyn.

The guest speaker at the meeting will be 68th Precinct Commander Deputy Inspector William Aubry who will be joined by representatives of the Precinct’s Command.

February 27, 2006
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Senator Golden Hosts Annual Asian Lunar New Year Celebration In Honor Of The Year Of The Dog

Senator Marty Golden together with the Chinese American Partnership Inc. hosted the 5th annual Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday February 26, 2006 from 3 to 6pm at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn. The celebration, attended by over 900 people, included cultural performances, community information, raffles and an awards presentation. Senator Marty Golden stated, "I was so very proud to host my 5th Lunar New Year Celebration here in Brooklyn in recognition of the year of the Dog.

February 27, 2006
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Senator Golden Continues To Work With Transportation Department To Maintain Safety On Local Streets

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that in response to his request, the Department of Transportation has agreed to install a traffic light at the intersection of 10th Avenue and 67th Street, upgrading the existing All-way Stop control. The work is scheduled to be completed by May 31, 2006.

February 17, 2006
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Golden's Appointee To Suny Maritime Visits Him In Albany

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden was recently visited in Albany by Marine Park resident Frank Perfetto, Golden’s 2005 appointee to the State University of New York at Maritime. Frank Perfetto is the grandson of Bay Ridge resident and activist Ralph Perfetto.Senator Golden stated, "Frank Perfetto is an example of the future of our community, a young man who has chartered a course which will lead him to success in life. It was a real pleasure to see him in Albany and I appreciate the visit.

February 17, 2006
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7,000 New Yorkers Join Senator Golden In Albany To Call For Education Tax Credit

ALBANY- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) yesterday hosted a rally in support of the establishment of an education tax credit here in New York State on the steps of the New York State Capitol which was attended by over 7,000 teachers, parents, principals and New Yorkers, urging the legislature to act now.Governor George Pataki, Assemblyman Matthew Mirones, and Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the legislation’s Assembly sponsored, Edward Cardinal Egan, and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, joined Senator Golden. Students from St. Anselm’s School, Our Lady of Guadalupe, St.

February 15, 2006
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Golden Statement On Funding Allocation To Public School 207

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today proclaimed, "School is Open at P.S. 207", following an announcement made by Mayor Michael Bloomberg indicating that the funding for the expansion of Public School 207, to include classroom space at the recently closed St. Thomas Aquinas School, will be made available from the City of New York. As a result, P.S.

February 14, 2006
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Golden Support For Local Arts In Schools

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), a member of the Senate Education Committee, today is announcing that he has allocated funding to support the arts and music programs at two local schools, Public School 127 and Public School 102, through State Senate funds.Senator Golden allocated money to Public School 102 for the installation of new chairs in the school’s auditorium, and has awarded a grant to Public School 127 for the construction of a Multi-Plex Art Room.Senator Golden stated, "I am pleased to have secured funding for both of these

February 14, 2006
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Golden Delivers $7 Million To Repair Of Bike Path

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today is announcing that he has allocated $7 million dollars towards the completion of the renovation of the bike and pedestrian path along Shore Parkway in Brooklyn. Senator Golden stated, "The bike and pedestrian path has deteriorated over the years, and that is why obtaining this funding was one of my priorities.

February 7, 2006
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