New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging everyone, especially high school and college students, be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis this spring. Recent warnings by the New York State Department of Health indicate that a new strain of meningitis – that is especially lethal, has been detected in New York.
Senator Nozzolio was shadowed recently at the State Capitol by Claudia Mendoza-Lemus of Geneva and Agnes Csaki of Lansing. Claudia and Agnes were in Albany to participate in the 13th Annual "Students Inside Albany" conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State. The program is designed to increase high school student's awareness of their responsibility to participate in their government - at every level - and to encourage their involvement.
Webster- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Citation honoring Myrtle Bassage as the longest serving and founding member of the Webster Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Assemblyman Mark Johns joined the Senator in making the presentation.
Pictured left to right are: Assemblyman Mark Johns; Ken Smith, grandson of Myrtle Bassage and President of the West Webster Volunteer Firemen's Association; Craig Akins, Fire Chief of the Webster Fire Department; and Senator Mike Nozzolio.
Albany - Senator Nozzolio, Senator DeFrancisco, and Senator Seward recently welcomed students from Auburn High School as they visited Albany to learn more about the history of New York State. The students toured the historic New York State Capitol building and the New York State Museum and the photo was taken on the Million Dollar Staircase in the State Capitol building
Pictured are: Senator Nozzolio, Senator DeFranscisco, Senator Seward and the Auburn High School Students.
Continuing his commemoration of March as Women’s History Month, State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced an exhibit honoring the unique struggles and many achievements of prominent women throughout New York’s history, including the founders of the Women’s Rights movement that began here in the Finger Lakes Region.
Albany - Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Gary Finch congratulated Auburn Fourth Grade student Sam Gremli for having his Pablo Picasso style profile painting selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition. The Art Teachers Association holds the exhibition as part of its efforts to share the artistic accomplishments of young aspiring artists from across New York. Sam traveled to Albany for the exhibition with his mother Karen Iati, grandmother Donna Iati and Brian Quill.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Sam Gremli and Assemblyman Finch
Albany - Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Gary Finch congratulated Auburn Second Grade student Madison Lowe for having her Henri Matisse style collage selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition. The Art Teachers Association holds the exhibition as part of its efforts to share the artistic accomplishments of young aspiring artists from across New York. Madison traveled to Albany for the exhibition with her parents Michael and Jennifer Lowe.
Pictured left to right are: Michael Lowe, Senator Nozzolio, Madison Lowe, Assemblyman Finch and Jennifer Lowe.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) Board of Trustees Chairwoman, Joan Geise and FLCC President, Dr. Barbara Risser, as part of Community College Advocacy Week to discuss issues facing New York's community colleges and the continued growth of FLCC's Viticulture and Wine Technology Program.
Geneva- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with area school superintendents and school board members to discuss the Governor’s proposed budget and its impact on local school districts. The meeting presented an opportunity for the respective school districts to advise the Senator of their concerns and the needs of their specific school districts.
Pictured left to right are: Bob McKeveny, Superintendent for the Seneca Falls School District; Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Seneca Falls School Board Members: Melissa Baxter, Jeff Hartwell, and Joseph McNamara
Fleming- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Fleming Fire Department’s anniversary dinner where he presented a formal New York State Resolution to commemorate the Department’s 70th Anniversary. Senator Nozzolio also recognized Charles Whitehead with a New York State Resolution to honor his 70 years of dedicated service to the Fleming Fire Department.
Pictured left to right are: Charles J. Whitehead and Senator Mike Nozzolio
Canandaigua- Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Brian Kolb recently attended the annual Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce dinner where they recognized Richards Sands’ contributions to the Canandaigua Community. Senator Nozzolio recognized Richard’s magnanimous support of the community.
Pictured left to right are: Town of Canandaigua Supervisor Sam Casella; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Richard Sands; Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni; and Assemblyman Brian Kolb.