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Senator Golden To Host Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration For Brooklyn

Brooklyn-State Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will be hosting his 5th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival at McKinley Park on Sunday, May 20, 2007, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is inviting the community to join in this special celebration in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage Program which is celebrated in the month of May.The program will include ethnic dances including the Chinese Lion Dance, a demonstration of Buddhist Monk Kung Fu, and Indian and Malaysian dances.

May 9, 2007
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Golden Leads Senate Passage Of Legislation To Officially Remember September 11th In New York

Albany- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a former New York City Police Officer, today is announcing that the New York State Senate has voted to approve S. 456, legislation that designates the commemoration of the month of September as firefighter, police officer and emergency medical technician appreciation month in New York State.

The commemoration of a month in New York State sets aside a particular month in recognition and in special honor of a person, persons, group ideal or goal.

May 7, 2007
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It’s Showtime Again In Brooklyn’s Parks...Let The Good Times Roll

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), with the Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst Parks Task Force, today is announcing plans to host a series of summer concerts throughout the months of June, July and August. The events will be held in parks throughout Senator Golden’s District, from Shore Road Park to Marine Park, and will be held on most Tuesday and Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.

May 1, 2007
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Senator Golden Debates The Need For The Death Penalty In New York

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) this past weekend appeared as a guest on Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams. Senator Golden was a guest, along with State Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell. Senator Golden defended his support for the reinstatement of the death penalty in New York State for cop killers. Issues related to the budget were discussed as well.

May 1, 2007
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New York Power Authority Donates Computers To St. Patrick's School

Brooklyn – Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), accompanied by Principal Andrea D’Emic, visited some of the classrooms and the library of St. Patrick’s School last week that recently received a donation of ten refurbished computers to support the school’s educational programs from the New York Power Authority.

"Computers are an essential resource in today’s technology driven learning environment," said Senator Golden. "The donation of these computers will help our young students at St. Patrick’s prepare for tomorrow’s educational challenges today."

"At St.

April 30, 2007
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Golden Joins Senate Passage Of Domestic Violence Package

Brooklyn- In observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate Majority Conference this week in passing a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence. Senate action on the legislation was announced at a Capitol news conference where members of the Senate Majority were joined by Mrs. New York State 2007 Lori Donaudy of Smithtown, Long Island. A former victim of domestic abuse, Lori’s platform as Mrs.

April 27, 2007
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Mammograms Save Lives: Golden Promotes Adelphi's Ny Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline And Support Program

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their "Peace of Mind" Campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

Senator Golden stated, "The best weapon we have against breast cancer is early detection. I hope that this Mother’s Day people will urge their loved ones to get a mammogram. Approximately 95 percent of all mammograms prove to be normal.

April 26, 2007
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Senate Calls On Governor, Assembly To Enact Death Penalty Bill

With four police officers shot in New York in the last two weeks, including three in the last 24 hours, Senate Majority Leader Joseph L.

April 25, 2007
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Senator Golden: U.s. Senate Democrats Playing Politics With 9/11 Illness Funding

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today charged that the Democratic controlled United States Senate, including New York Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton, is playing politics with federal funding to be allocated to the medical needs of those heroes who served at Ground Zero in the days, weeks and months following the attacks of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center.

April 24, 2007
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Senate Aging Committee Chairman Marty Golden To Host Senior Fair

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District), Chairman of the New York State Senate Aging Committee, will be hosting his 5th Annual senior fair to offer local seniors and their families an opportunity to learn of the services available to assist them with their property taxes, their prescription drug coverage, their personal safety, and their health. The event will be held on Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Youth Center of Most Precious Blood located at Harway Avenue and Bay 47th Street.

April 24, 2007
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Senator Golden Makes Major Donation To Help 62nd Precinct Fight Crime

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden on Friday joined Captain John Sprague, Commanding Officer of the 62nd Precinct, Louis Tromboli, President of the 62nd Precinct Community Council, Brooklyn South Auxilary Chief Tony Christo, and official representing Brooklyn South, in welcoming two new Auxiliary police vans purchased through a grant awarded by Senator Golden. The two new vans, which will be used for patrol and community events, will help the 62nd Precinct fight against crime and maintain the quality of life of the neighborhood.

April 23, 2007
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Senator Golden Announces Free Cityparks Seniors Fitness Program To Start In Marine Park

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and the City Parks Foundation today announced the start of its Spring 2007 CityParks Seniors Fitness program, which will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking for seniors in six parks across New York City, including Marine Park in Brooklyn.CityParks Seniors Fitness will begin on April 30, 2007, at Marine Park in Brooklyn; Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx; Inwood Hill Park in Manhattan; and Astoria Park, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and Roy Wilkins Park in Queens.

April 23, 2007
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Senator Marty Golden Encourages Outpour Of Support For “Project Little Soldier”

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), a member of the State Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs, today is encouraging an outpour of support from New Yorkers for "Project Little Soldier", an effort designed to support the children the soldiers currently deployed to foreign lands.

 

April 19, 2007
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Senators Urge Crackdown On Video Game Violence

Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island), joined by Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) and members of the Senate Majority Conference today called for a crackdown on violent video games and announced the introduction of legislation to combat and reduce children’s exposure to violent and inappropriate materials within these games. Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno today also announced the appointment of Senator Lanza as Chairman of the Senate Task Force on Youth Violence and the Entertainment Industry.

April 19, 2007
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2007-2008 Member Items

Auxiliary68th Precinct Community Council68th Precinct ExplorersAchilles Freedom Team of Wounded SoldiersAdaptive Sports FoundationAfter-School Corporation, TheAgudath Israel of America-Project CopeAgudath Israel of America-Project Educational AccessAgudath Israel of America-Project STAYAgudath Israel of America-Project Y.E.S.Alliance of Guardian Angels, Inc., TheAlzheimer's Foundation of AmericaAmerican Legion - Amity Post #791American Legion Kings County Youth Recreational Facility, Inc.

April 17, 2007
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Golden Secures Better Maintenance For Train Station

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today announced that in response to his request, the New York City Transit Authority will better maintain and provide greater upkeep for the 95th Street "R" train station at 4th Avenue.A couple of weeks ago, Senator Golden wrote to the New York City Transit Authority upon receipt of a complaint related to the cleanliness of the 95th Street station. Golden wrote of the deplorable conditions, expressing his concern that the subway cars were filthy.

April 16, 2007
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Senators, Seniors And Advocates Join Together

Senator Frank Padavan (Queens), Senator Serphin Maltese (Queens) and Senator Marty Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) today joined with over 300 senior citizens and advocates at the SNAP Senior Center in Queens in support of S.3684, legislation that would make it a felony offense, rather than a misdemeanor, to physically assault senior citizens.

 

Queens of 101-year-old Rose Morat and 85-year-old Solange Elizee, the State Senate passed the measure in a unanimou

April 12, 2007
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Golden Honors Marie Elizabeth Murdocq With New York State Senate Achiever’s Award

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn) last week honored Marie Elizabeth Murdocq as a recipient of the New York State Senate Achievers’ Award as part of Senate Disability Awareness Day. The prestigious award recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome personal physical challenges and honors her accomplishments on behalf of our community.

April 10, 2007
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Senator Golden Announces New York City Schools To Receive Largest School Aid Increase In History

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin Golden (R-C, Brooklyn), today announced an increase in $709 million over the 2006-2007 state budget for New York City Public Schools, totaling an allocation of $7.51 billion for New York City public schools in the 2007-2008 state budget. The budget increases school aid across the state by $1.8 billion, the largest increase in the history of New York State, with the City of New York representing 39.4% of all state education funding.

April 4, 2007
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Senator Golden Hosts Easter Egg Hunt In Park

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden, with the support of local community associations and sponsors, hosted an Easter Egg Hunt in Bensonhurst Park this past Saturday. A couple of hundred families attended and participated in the Easter Egg Hunt. The event featured music, entertainment and a couple of rides.

The Easter Egg hunt included music and prizes for the children. Over one thousand candy filled easter eggs were hidden throughout the boundaries of the park.

April 3, 2007
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