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Senator Golden to Host NYC Parks Playmobile

The Play Mobiles offer organized sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer, as well as more traditional activities such as relay races, tug-o-war, and jump roping. The Play Mobiles also offer arts & crafts, nature projects, tabletop board games, face painting, balloon art and face painting.

August 19, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Golden to Host the NYC Parks Playmobile

The Play Mobiles offer organized sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer, as well as more traditional activities such as relay races, tug-o-war, and jump roping. The Play Mobiles also offer arts & crafts, nature projects, tabletop board games, face painting, balloon art and face painting.

July 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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July 12, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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July 21, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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WOUNDED WARRIOR AMPUTEE SOFTBALL TEAM TO PLAY FIRST GAME EVER IN NYC THIS WEEKEND

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will take the field for the first time ever in New York City this Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Shore Road Park (enter at 79th Street and Shore Road), starting with the opening ceremonies at Noon.

 

The first game is set for 1:00 p.m. when the WWAST takes on the Bay Ridge All Star Sluggers, and the second game is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. against NYC first responders and NYC Army Recruiters

 

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team has a mission to raise awareness, through softball games and exhibition, of the sacrifices and the resilience of the military. All team players have been injured in action.

 

July 9, 2014
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August 26, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 19, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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August 12, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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July 29, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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July 15, 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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July 8, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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July 7, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE PARK

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), in partnership with the Southwest Brooklyn Parks Task Force, today has announced the complete lineup of summer concerts set to take stage in our local parks this Summer. The concert series kicks off on Tuesday, July 8th when Head Over Heels and special guests play Shore Road Park at 79th Street.

 

The series of fourteen concerts will feature an array of musical acts, Alive N Kickin’, Carl Thomas, Frankie Marra and His Band, and a special “Irish Night on Shore Road” featuring the Canny Brothers.

 

July 2, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN STRIVES TO MAKE NEW YORK STATE A LEADER IN MEDICAL RESEARCH

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), the Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation & Entrepreneurship, today has issued the following statement praising colleagues in the Senate for passage of S. 6555 and calling on the State Assembly to advance this legislation in the future.

 

June 27, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO CITY RESIDENTS: YOUR TAXES ARE TOO DAMN HIGH

Albany, NY - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I) today voted against renewing several taxes affecting New York City residents, including portions of the New York City Sales Tax, and the NYC Personal Income Tax. Despite approval by the New York State Legislature, Senator Golden’s “No” vote signifies his belief that New York City's taxing of middle class families is unsustainable.

 

 

 

June 24, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN STATEMENT ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA LEGISLATION

 

Albany – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) has issued the following statement regarding his vote to support Senate Bill 7923 which authorizes medical marijuana in New York State, prohibiting the smoking form, for treatment of certain serious illnesses and diseases.

“This afternoon, I voted to support comprehensive legislation that will provide an option to medical professionals to offer medical marijuana to New York’s most seriously ill, those battling Cancer, HIV/Aids, Multiple Sclerosis, and Epilepsy. This legislation encompasses strong safe guards against the misuse of marijuana, while making a form available through prescriptions from specialized doctors.

 

June 20, 2014
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M.A.S. Swing 15 piece big band will perform music from the Great American Songbook

M.A.S. Swing 15 piece big band will perform music from the Great American Songbook which includes songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Benny Goodman and Glenn MillerSunday, June 29, 20142PM-5PMSt Columba Church2245 Kimball StMarine Park, Brooklyn 11234Handicap accessible- parking on premise- large dance floor- casual dressTickets $30.00 per person and includes a luncheon buffet.Please call for reservationsMarie Stack917-841-1617www.mariestack.com

June 20, 2014
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SENATOR GOLDEN COMMENDS SENATE AND ASSEMBLY ACTION TO CREATE A MORE OPEN, TRANSPARENT AND ACCOUNTABLE PORT AUTHORITY

Albany – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a prime sponsor of S. 7721, the “Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014” today is hailing passage of this legislation adopted by both the Senate and the Assembly.

 

The legislation would require the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to adhere to the accountability and transparency standards that were imposed on New York State Public Authorities in 2005 and 2009. Additionally, this bill will set a series of agency reforms in place which will govern the Port Authority moving forward.

 

June 20, 2014
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Rep. Grimm and Senator Golden Join Forces to Fight Illegal Home Conversions in Brooklyn

NEW YORK, NY – Today, Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C,I-NY) and State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, I, Brooklyn) sent the attached letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urging the City to immediately crack down on the growing problem of illegal home conversions in several neighborhoods in southern Brooklyn - especially Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights - and also issued the accompanying joint statement:

 

June 19, 2014
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