Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host no-costs mammograms and clinical breast exams in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. Free mammograms will be available on the mobile van to be parked outside Senator Golden’s District Office located at 3604 Quentin Road.
Women interested in appointments must be over 40 years of age and have not had a mammogram in the past year. An appointment must be made by calling 1-877-628-9090. Results will be sent to the individual and/or their doctor within 10 business days.
Golden Offers $1000 Reward for Information Leading to an Arrest
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), has issued the following statement in response to racially charged acts of anti-Semitism discovered today in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. Senator Golden is matching Councilman Greenfield’s reward offer and posting an additional $1000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.
“To think that in 2011, acts of such religious intolerance are happening on the streets of Brooklyn is not only disturbing, but truly disgraceful. There is no place in our society for acts of racism or religious intolerance and I join with my colleagues in government, and all New Yorkers, in condemning these acts of hatred.
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) this morning hosted his ninth annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast, honoring the men and women who served our country.
The event, which had an attendance of over 150 veterans from WWII through Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, including five Wounded Warriors who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the Senator’s way to thank all those who sacrificed for our freedoms.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn)today issued the following statement after being named one of the strongest supporters of the New York State Business Council’s agenda among all state legislators, earning high marks for his legislative efforts geared towards improving the economic climate of New York State.
“I thank the New York State Business Council for recognizing my record this legislative session as one highlighted by support for job and economic growth. Throughout my legislative career, and formerly as a small business owner and merchant leader, I have always recognized the importance of economic development and fiscal responsibility.
Brooklyn – Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), joined with Assemblywoman Malliotakis, and the office of the District Attorney Charles Hynes, today addressed the ongoing issue of graffiti in our neighborhood.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing the kick off of his annual holiday troop drive and is asking the community to once again show its gratitude for our soldiers and support our heroes this holiday season. Senator Golden is also announcing his partnership with the Toys for Tots campaign and is asking residents to consider donating new, unwrapped, toys to brighten the holidays for military children.
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a former member of the New York City Council, after reviewing the proposed residential parking permit legislation, gave the following statement:
“Unfortunately, the New York City Council is once again trying to pick the pockets of city residents. This is nothing more than another tax on our communities. The idea that someone would have to pay to park in front of their own home is ludicrous.
State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) after meeting with the Department of Sanitation, is pleased to report a return of seven day a week pick-up for corner baskets throughout Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. Currently corner baskets are picked up at most six days a week in the area, causing residents and shop owners alike to live some days with dirty, trash covered avenues.
Senator Golden stated the following on the service return:
Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is inviting area residents to attend his next neighborhood town fair on Thursday, November 3, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Marsh Nature Center located at 3302 Avenue U in Brooklyn.
The event, will feature an opportunity for residents to have one on one conversations with City agencies in an informational fair setting, and also a town hall question and answer meeting. The NYPD will be offering crime prevention information and the Fire Department will be providing give-aways for the home.
Brooklyn - The Parish of St. Anselm's is announcing an upcoming event to continue the year-long celebration of their 90th Anniversary of service to the liturgical, educational, and social well-being of its parishioners, students and the greater Bay Ridge community.
The vibrancy of this community of Catholics is the result of the countless parishioners, students, teachers, sisters, and priests, both past and present, who have been part of the development and growth of the parish. As part of the 90th Anniversary celebration of the parish’s history, this event will provide an opportunity for parishioners and supporters of St. Anselm's Parish and School, to reunite and to mark this special year in Parish history.
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a founding member of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, gave the following statement:
“It is with great pride that I join in applauding the selection of Monsignor Kevin Noone as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Like myself, Monsignor Noone is a graduate of Our Lady of Angels, and it has been a pleasure to have him as Pastor of our native parish since 2009. I cannot think of a better person to be the Grand Marshal of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and I wish Monsignor Kevin Noone all the best and look forward to marching alongside of him as the best of Bay Ridge will be on display that Sunday afternoon.”
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden today announced plans for the 16th Annual Halloween Walk & Fairytale Forest scheduled for Monday, October 31, 2011 from 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Owl’s Head Park, located at 67th Street and Colonial Road.
The annual event will feature the Haunted Walk, the Fairytale Forest, a pumpkin patch, sand art, a costume contest and much more. The event will also feature rides for the children, pony rides, face painting, sand art, a Trackless Train Ride and “Dracula’s Food Court”. New this year will be a very special visit from “The Batmobile”.
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), who will be chairing the Minding Our Business!: Protecting and Supporting Latino Small Businesses at the Unidad Latina Legislative Conference being held today and tomorrow at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in Manhattan, gave the following statement:
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a founding member of the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade, today issued a statement praising the New York City St. Patrick’s Parade Committee’s selection of Brooklyn’s Frank Comerford to serve as the Grand Marshal of the 2012 Parade:
“It was an honor to be with the Committee last night as they announced that Brooklyn’s own Frank Comerford will lead the march up New York’s 5th Avenue at the 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Frank Comerford has long been a leader within the community and the Big Apple.
Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the Metropolitan Transit Authority Captial Review Board, today is calling upon the Metropolitan Transit Authority and New York City Transit Authority to purchase new express buses to service the X27/X28 and X37/X38 routes in Brooklyn.
Senator Golden is responding to the announcement that more than $113 million dollars has been awarded the United States Department of Transportation to the MTA for purposes of purchasing new buses. Senator Golden often receives complaints from the residents of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and Bensonhurst regarding the conditions of the buses on these routes.
68th Pct. To Provide Safety Services, FDNY To Distribute Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing plans to host a neighborhood town fair on Thursday, October 27, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room at Shore Hill, located at 9000 Shore Road.
Senator Golden met with Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey and members of the Shore Road Park Conservancy to discuss the future of our park. For more information on the Conservancy, please contact www.shoreroadparks.org
Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) gave the following statement regarding Friday’s agreement between The Port Authority between New York and New Jersey and Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church:
“I applaud the Port Authority and Governor Cuomo for hearing the calls of the Greek Orthodox community in New York and throughout the world to rebuild St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. I was proud to join the fight over the last ten years with the Greek Orthodox community, working relentlessly to make sure that this house of worship came back to lower Manhattan, where it belongs as part of America's healing from the attacks of September 11, 2001.”