In a effort to honor our Nation’s greatest heroes as well as to recognize our region’s historic significance as the birthplace of Memorial Day, State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging residents of the Finger Lakes area to attend their individual village and town Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 26th, and to also attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony that is being held at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Romulus, New York at 2:00 PM.
Distinguished local U.S. Navy veteran and Executive Director of Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, William “Bill” Yale was recently nominated for induction into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame by State Senator Mike Nozzolio. Bill Yale was inducted during a special ceremony at the State Capitol for his service to our Nation, as well as his dedicated efforts in working with Senator Mike Nozzolio to establish the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County.
Mr. William (Bill) Yale was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Honeoye Falls, New York, where he graduated from Honeoye FallsLima High School. Following graduation, Mr. Yale entered the United States Navy in September 1977, and retired in March 1999 as a First Class Parachute Rigger. A Cold War Era veteran, Mr. Yale served on the USS Nitro AE-23, embarking on two Mediterranean deployments. He also served on the USS Nassau LHA-4 and was deployed to Beirut in 1984, and later, to the Arctic Circle; the USS Tripoli LPH-10 during the Gulf War in 1991, as well as the USS Inchon LPH-12 for NATO North Atlantic mine-clearing operations.
In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to the fields of agriculture and science, and especially in the field of agriculture genetics, Dr. Susan Brown was among the outstanding women from across New York State who were honored at the 2014 "Women of Distinction" ceremony today at the State Capitol. Dr. Brown, who is the co-inventor of four new apple varieties and ten different sweet cherry varieties, was nominated for this honor by State Senator Mike Nozzolio.
Continuing his fight to combat the rising trend of elder abuse, State Senator Michael Nozzolio, Chairman of Senate Codes Committee, announced today that a package of legislation to protect elderly individuals from becoming victims of abuse took an important step towards becoming State Law. Five measures aimed at stopping the wide array of abuses that impact New York’s senior residents were approved by the Senate Codes Committee. Two of these measures were introduced by Senator Nozzolio.
Susan K. Brown, PhD, is the Herman M. Cohn Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She is a professor in the Department of Horticulture, and conducts her research on apple breeding at Cornell in Geneva.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced the State Senate has taken a tremendous step forward in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting “Brittany’s Law - Domestic Violence Prevention Act.” This legislation, S.1850A, sponsored by Senator Nozzolio, will create a publically accessible registry of convicted violent felons.
Thank you to the students throughout my district for their wonderful contributions to the New York State Senate’s Earth Day Poster Contest! This year we received many outstanding posters that exemplify the creativity of the young people in the 54th Senatorial District.Each entry from my District displayed tremendous originality and vision as well as obvious concern for the ecological future of our communities and our state. I am proud of the work from each of the students and thier classmates, and encourage our young people to continue to study and learn more about the serious challenges that face our environment.To view all of this year's entries, click on the below names of each student:
In an effort to honor our local volunteer firefighters, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio will be hosting a “Firefighter of the Week” photo gallery on his Facebook page. Individuals are invited to submit a photo and brief description of a local firefighter so that they can be recognized for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment.
“Our brave firefighters represent the best our local communities have to offer and serve as the first line of response when disaster strikes,” said
As Vice Co-Chairman of the Senate Heroin and Opioid Addiction Task Force, Senator Mike Nozzolio will hold a roundtable discussion on Thursday, May 8th in Cayuga County to discuss the rising epidemic of heroin abuse in our local communities.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with members of the New York State Motor Truck Association during their recent visit to the State Capitol and was honored to receive the “Friend of Trucking" award from the Association for his strong and unwavering support of the trucking industry. Senator Nozzolio has long recognized the significant role that the trucking industry plays in the economic viability of our region and to New York State. Trucks carry everything from heavy equipment to cars, agriculture products and produce, to the supplies that we need to operate our manufacturing companies and small businesses. Without trucks, the price of goods and services in New York State would skyrocket.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Thurman Thomas, Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame running back, during his recent visit to the State Capitol in Albany. Senator Nozzolio and Thurman Thomas discussed their shared belief in the role that athletics plays in the character and development of our young people as well as their role in their local communities. Throughout his tenure in the State Legislature, Senator Nozzolio has supported athletic programs at every level - from little league programs to college level play.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio proudly welcomed members of the Romulus Lady Warriors Varsity Basketball team to the State Capitol. Members of the team, their coaches, parents and school administrators were special guests of Senator Nozzolio who congratulated and honored the team for their hard work, perseverance and team work in winning the New York State Class D Championship.
State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio today announced that he fought for and was successful in securing $600,000 in State funding to support continued job growth at the former Seneca Army Depot in Seneca County.