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SENATOR GOLDEN CELEBRATES ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) hosted his 7th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival on this past Sunday at McKinley Park. The event, which was well attended, is held each year in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage which is the month of May.

The program included ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, Korean Taekwondo, Thai dance, Malaysian dance, Burmese dance and Chinese dance. A wide array of ethnic food, arts and crafts and prizes were available as well.

May 25, 2010
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STUDENTS TO COMPETE TO BE NAMED “SENATOR FOR A DAY”

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District), is announcing his 8th Annual “State Senator For A Day” essay contest ceremony on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Public School 204, located at 8101-15th Avenue in Brooklyn.

May 24, 2010
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MAYOR BLOOMBERG, STATE SENATOR GOLDEN AND SUNY DOWNSTATE ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW COMMERCIAL BIOSCIENCE CENTER AT BROOKLYN ARMY TERMINAL IN SUNSET PARK

BioBAT - a Partnership between the City and SUNY Downstate Medical Center – Will Create Nearly 500,000 Square Feet of Commercial Lab Space and More than 1,000 Permanent Jobs

May 20, 2010
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN AT THE BROOKLYN BOROUGH NEW YORK CITY WATER BOARD MEETING

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) had the following statement read on his behalf last night before the New York City Water Board at their Brooklyn Borough meeting opposing the planned 12.9% water rate increase to be voted on Friday, May 21, 2010.

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Good evening.

May 19, 2010
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Norwegian- American 17th of May Parade

Senator Marty Golden with Randi Malman at the 2010 Norwegian- American 17th of May Parade which marched on Brooklyn's 5th Avenue on Sunday, May 16, 2010.

May 17, 2010
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Please attend the NYC Water Board Public Hearing

Important Message from Senator Marty Golden

Please attend the NYC Water Board Public Hearing

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

P.S. 102

211-72nd Street

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Doors Open at 6:00 p.m.

Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m.

DEP is proposing a 14.5% increase- Let Your Voice Be Heard

Brooklyn Residents Can Not Afford This Increase

May 17, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN TO HOST CELEBRATION OF ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be hosting his 7th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 23, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in McKinley Park, located at Ft Hamilton Parkway and Bay Ridge Parkway, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage which is the month of May.

May 17, 2010
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IS 201's Thank You Luncheon

State Senator Marty Golden recently attended the Dyker Heights Intermediate School 201 community “Thank You Luncheon.”

Senator Golden is pictured here with Principal Madeleine Brennan.

May 17, 2010
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Statement by Senator Golden on the Passing of William O'Keefe

"Bill O'Keefe, like his wife Rosemarie who we lost less than a year ago, was truly dedicated to the greatness that is our community. Be it the numerous organizations Bill was involved in and supported, or if it was seeing Bill sweeping in front of his home, wherever you turned, it seemed like you saw Bill and his good work. May we keep the O'Keefe Family in our prayers and may we allow his life to inspire us."

May 11, 2010
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CATCHING CRIMINALS BEFORE THEY STRIKE AGAIN

Tens of thousands of NYS crime scenes remain unsolved 

Senator Klein and Assemblymember Morelle Urge State Legislature to Pass Bill for DNA Collection Upon Arrest 

May 11, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN CALLS FOR MTA TO KEEP B37 ROLLING IN BROOKLYN

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is echoing his call that the MTA’s plan to restructure the B70, so to partially supplement service along the current B37 route, is not sufficient and will leave this community underserved. Senator Golden attended and spoke at a rally this past Saturday at the B37 bus stop outside Foodtown at 91st Street and 3rd Avenue.

May 10, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN URGES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF SECURITY TO ALLOCATE FUNDS TO EXPAND LOWER MANHATTAN SECURITY INITIATIVE TO TIMES SQUARE

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today has sent a letter to Rand Beers, Undersecretary for National Proection & Program with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, urging the federal government to allocate funding to New York City to expand the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative to include Times Square.

Senator Marty Golden is a member of the New York State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs.

A copy of the letter is below.

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May 6, 2010

May 6, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN "LOCAL AND EXPRESS BUS SERVICE IS IN JEOPARDY"

Please attend a rally and forum to save the future of bus service in our community

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 7:00 p.m., Xaverian High School, 7100 Shore Road, Brooklyn

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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN WANTS THE METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (M.T.A.) TO HEAR FROM YOU ABOUT THESE SERVICE CHANGES SCHEDULED TO GO INTO EFFECT

May 19, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Its My Park Day!

It’s My Park Day – May 15th 2010

You can help!

On It’s My Park Day, Partnerships for Parks invites you and your family to help care for and celebrate our parks! It’s My Park Day activities are coordinated by local community groups, City Parks Foundation, and many divisions of the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, including Urban Park Rangers, Historic House Trust, and Recreation.

May 15, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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MEETING WITH SENATOR GOLDEN AND DEPUTY MAYOR LEIBER

Senator Marty Golden

Cordially invites you to a meeting

With

Robert C. Leiber

Deputy Mayor

Economic Development

On

Friday May 21, 2010

3:00 pm

At

Bay Ridge Manor

476 76th Street

May 21, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Knights of Columbus 4th of July Parade

 

Parade Marches along 13th Avenue and concludes at the Knights of Columbus, Archbishop John Hughes Council 481, at 86th Street and 13th Avenue

June 26, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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SENATE REPUBLICANS WILL PROVIDE VOTES TO ENSURE PASSAGE OF SENATE LEGISLATION TO RAISE CHARTER SCHOOL CAP

SENATE REPUBLICANS WILL PROVIDE VOTES TO ENSURE PASSAGE OF SENATE LEGISLATION TO RAISE CHARTER SCHOOL CAP

Says Democrat Inaction Has Already Cost State $700M in Federal Funds

Senate Republicans will provide the votes necessary to ensure passage of Senate legislation to raise the charter schools cap from 200 to 460 when Democrat Conference Leader John Sampson finally brings the bill to the floor for a vote later today. The measure would improve educational accountability for parents and provide expanded opportunities for students all across the State, Republicans noted.

May 4, 2010
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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN WANTS THE METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (M.T.A.) TO HEAR FROM YOU ABOUT THESE SERVICE CHANGES SCHEDULED TO GO INTO EFFECT

A URGENT MESSAGE FROM SENATOR GOLDEN

“LOCAL AND EXPRESS BUS SERVICE IS IN JEOPARDY”

Please attend a rally and forum to save the future of bus service in our community

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 7:00 p.m., Xaverian High School, 7100 Shore Road, Brooklyn

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SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN WANTS THE METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY (M.T.A.) TO HEAR FROM YOU ABOUT THESE SERVICE CHANGES SCHEDULED TO GO INTO EFFECT

Complete elimination of the X37 and X38 (Uptown Express Bus Service)

April 30, 2010
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Senator Golden's Town Hall at Marine Park J.H.S.

From left to right on stage:

Michael Roach from DEP, Karla Ayala from National Grid, Sharon Griffith from NYSERDA, Susanna Zwerling from Verizon, Paul Kerzner and Don Schaaf from Con Edison

April 30, 2010
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