Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Sons of Italy dinner where he presented Geneva Police Chief Frank Pane with a special New York State Resolution that was adopted in the New York State Senate honoring Chief Pane for his designation as Man of Honor by the Order of the Sons of Italy in America, Geneva Lodge 2397.
Pictured left to right are: Mike Cutillo, Tony Di Costanzo, Senator Nozzolio, Bob Taddario, Chief Frank Pane, Jamie Kaim Jr. and John Gregoria.
Scipio - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in a ceremony to honor the memory of Private Frederick Van Liew, a Revolutionary War Patriot who settled in Cayuga county. Private Van Liew's grave in Scipio's Cornwall cemetery was given a new marker to honor his service to his country.
Fairville - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently expressed his continued support for our firefighters when he attended the Fairville Volunteer Fire Department’s Open House. The annual event presents a wide assortment of equipment displays and demonstrations by local fire departments.
Senator Nozzolio was taken up in the bucket of Newark’s Tower 4 by firefighter Matthew Creighton.
Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited the 4th annual "Finger Lakes Works... with their hands", a local job fair that provided area students the opportunity to explore careers in various skilled trades and precision manufacturing. Senator Nozzolio met with representatives of OPTIMAX, a manufacturing company located in the town of Ontario specializing in precision optical components.
Pictured left to right are: Toby Nitzsche, Senator Nozzolio and James VanKouwenberg.
Williamson - Senator Mike Nozzolio joined Cheryl Gravelle, Director of Williamson Free Public Library; James Peters, Town Justice; and Jim Hoffman, Williamson Supervisor in the library’s newly resurfaced and marked parking lot. Senator Nozzolio previously identified New York State funding to make easily accessible parking available for those with special needs.
Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the grand opening of the new Geneva Community Center where he was recognized for his efforts in helping to make the new Center a reality for the Geneva Community.
Pictured in lower left photo are: Senator Nozzolio; Mark Venuti, John Blume, Dave and Brenda Rickey, and Dr. Dan Alexander.
Lower right photo: Senator Nozzolio, Tom Meyers, Arlene Francis and several Geneva students enjoy a game of basketball in the new gymnasium.
Senator Nozzolio recently met with the staff and administrators of the Butler Minimum Security Prison to celebrate the news that the Butler facility would not be closing on October 1st as originally planned.
Under New York State law that Senator Nozzolio authored and had enacted, the Department of Corrections cannot close a prison facility without a mandatory 12 month notification process and legislative oversight. Butler was one of seven facilities slated to close this October without the legally required 12 month notification process.
Webster - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the September 11th remembrance ceremony in Webster where he acknowledged the sacrifices of the firefighters, the members of law enforcement, the emergency rescue workers, members of the port authority and the hundreds of others who risked their own personal safety to help rescue those still trapped in the Twin Towers. Senator Nozzolio thanked the Webster community for continuing to remember those lost on September 11th and to acknowledge the efforts of so many volunteers who continue to serve their community.
Williamson - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution to Chester Peters upon his designation as the recipient of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Local Government Historian Professional Achievement Award for his 45 years of service as Williamson Town Historian.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio, Pearl and Chester Peters, and Williamson Supervisor Jim Hoffman.
New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently held a discussion with representatives of the area food pantries and service organizations. The discussion focused on the problems that these organizations are experiencing in helping people provide for their family's nutritional needs. Senator Nozzolio pledged to work with the members of these organizations to help raise awareness on the issue of hunger in our local communities and to seek the community's help in meeting the increased demand for services.
Seneca Falls - Senator Nozzolio recently attended the St. Anthony’s Italian Festival in Seneca Falls where he acknowledged the hard work and dedication of the hundreds of volunteers that make this annual event such a success.
Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are from left to right: Mary Ann Agnello, Anthony De Millo, Ann Morazzo, Jennie and Jiggs Petrucci, and Jenny Sinicropi.
Victor- Senator Michael Nozzolio recently visited REDCOM, a telecommunications company located in Victor, where he discussed the impact of the New York State budget on the company and its employees. Senator Nozzolio spoke about his efforts to reduce State spending and eliminate many of the taxes that were added to this year's state budget. The imposition of a new State tax on healthcare benefits prompted employees of REDCOM to ask Senator Nozzolio for help. Senator Nozzolio met with REDCOM President Klaus Gueldenpfennig and toured the facility as a part of his visit.
Lyons - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the dedication of the "Wall of Honor" at the Lyons Collins-Casavino American Legion Post 227 where he commended area veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices to our country. The new wall stands as a testament to the veterans from Lyons who served our country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.
Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio participated in the grand opening of the Stardust Entrepreneurial Institute in downtown Auburn where he was honored for his efforts to help establish this new state of the art facility. The Institute is one part of the economic development plan: " A Call to Action: A Blueprint for Success" that was created in 2006 as a way to reinvigorate downtown Auburn and the entire Finger Lakes Region.
Lodi - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently addressed the audience at the bluegrass festival in Lodi. Senator Nozzolio spoke to the attendees about his brother Matt who was an accomplished musician and loved bluegrass.
Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are festival founders Susan and Andy Alexander, and Bill Knowlton of WCNY.
Geneva- New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio recently held a discussion with representatives of the area food pantries and service organizations. The discussion focused on the problems that these organizations are experiencing in helping individuals and families provide for their nutritional needs. During the meeting, these individuals cited the growing number of people who are seeking help for the first time, many due to the loss of employment and others who are actually working but at jobs that make it impossible for them to meet their family's needs.
West Walworth - Senator Mike Nozzolio participated in the official opening of the new sidewalk on West Walworth Road in Walworth. Senator Nozzolio was instrumental in securing the necessary State funding for the project.
Pictured with Senator Nozzolio, Walworth Supervisor Bob Plant, Wayne County Highway Superintendent Kevin Rooney, and Project Engineer Brian Frey are local residents and elected officials along with members of the Wayne County Highway Department.
Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the official swearing in ceremony for 20 new citizens of the United States. During the ceremony, which was held at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, Senator Nozzolio spoke of his own family's immigration to this Country and urged these new citizens to take an active role in their government.
The Mynderse Academy Chamber singers performed for the ceremony and are pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio.