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SENATOR NOZZOLIO APPOINTED RANKING REPUBLICAN ON THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been chosen as the ranking Republican member on the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The Judiciary Committee is one of the Senate's senior committees and is responsible for oversight of the New York State Court System.

February 9, 2010
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Recognizing Undersheriff Doyle “Jay” Denosky Upon His Retirement

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Bob Oaks recently presented a special New York State Resolution honoring Undersheriff Doyle “Jay” Denosky upon the occasion of his retirement after 38 years of distinguished public service to the Wayne County Sheriff's office.

Pictured left to right: Senator Nozzolio, Jay Denosky, and Assemblyman Bob Oaks.

February 9, 2010
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President Lincoln’s Bible Returns Home After 149 Years

Port Byron - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke about the importance of leadership and government service at the ceremony marking the return of President Abraham Lincoln's bible to the Port Byron community. The bible was given by Amos Scott King to President Abraham Lincoln in 1861 and is kept along with Amos Scott King's letter to President Lincoln at the Lincoln family home in Manchester, Vermont.

February 8, 2010
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SENATOR MIKE NOZZOLIO: MOVE THE TERROR TRIALS OUT OF NEW YORK

State Senator Mike Nozzolio today joined a number of his New York State Senate Colleagues in demanding President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and the United States Congress to move the 9/11 terrorist trials out of New York City.

February 4, 2010
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Lending A Helping Hand

Geneva -Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with staff and volunteers of the Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes organization in Geneva to acknowledge the organization's strong dedication, commitment and service to those in need.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are Ellen Wayne, Executive Director; Rhonda Zettlemoyer, Director of Administrative Services; Nancy Newland, Community Lunch Program Coordinator; as well as some of the volunteers who donate their time to this worthy cause.

February 4, 2010
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A New York State Flag For Firefighter’s Memorial Park

Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the annual Newark Volunteer Fire Department dinner where he presented members of the Department with a special New York State flag. The flag was previously flown over the State Capitol in Albany and now will be flown over the Firefighter’s Memorial Park in Newark.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Nozzolio; Don Snow, co-chair of Firefighter’s Memorial Park; Katherine Heubeler, 50 year auxiliary member; and Rod Bliss Newark Fire Chief.

February 4, 2010
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Paying Tribute To Our Auburn Doubledays

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio paid special tribute to the Auburn Doubledays and recognized the New York-Penn League team’s valuable contribution to the community at their annual Hot Stove dinner.

Pictured left to right front row are: Darin Mastroianni, Alan Farina, Jamie Lehman, and Jon Lalonde.

Back row: Bernie Audet; Senator Nozzolio; Dennis Holmberg, Doubledays Manager; Kevin Briand; Tom Ganey, CEO; Charlie Wilson; and Carl Gutelius, General Manager.

February 3, 2010
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Acknowledging Excellence In The Business Community

Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized members of the management team from Zotos International as the 2009 Business of the Year at the Geneva Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner. .

February 2, 2010
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OVER 32,000 NEW YORKERS SUPPORT SENATOR NOZZOLIO’S PETITION TO RESTORE STAR REBATE PROGRAM

Over 32,000 New Yorkers from all across New York State have joined State Senator Mike Nozzolio’s fight to restore the STAR property tax rebate by signing his online petition calling upon Governor David Paterson to reinstate the program.

February 1, 2010
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World Boxing Legend Carmen Basilio

Rochester - Senator Nozzolio recently had the opportunity to meet with former world boxing legend Carmen Basilio. Basilio held four boxing world titles from 1955 through 1958, including both Welterweight and Middleweight World Championships.

January 29, 2010
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Special Flag Dedicated To Senator Nozzolio

Auburn - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently presented with a United States flag flown over Camp Phoenix in Kabul, Afghanistan during "Operation Enduring Freedom". Nick Wiwsianyk of Auburn was stationed at the camp and dedicated the special flag to Senator Nozzolio.

January 28, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO INTRODUCES MAJOR NEW JOB CREATION PLAN

New Yorkers need action, not empty promises!Governor Paterson's State of the State message earlier this month was full of promises to cut State spending.

January 27, 2010
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Nurturing The Minds Of Our Youngsters

Clyde - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke to students at the Clyde Elementary School about New York State and the meaning behind each symbol on our New York State flag.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are students from Ms. Bartlett's and Ms. Ydanza's third and fourth grade classes.

January 27, 2010
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Book Relating To U.S. Naval Commander Presented To Senator Nozzolio

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio was recently presented with a copy of the book “Pioneer and Patriot” which documents the life and military service of U.S. Naval Commander George Cook Sweet. Bob Meyer, Commander Sweet's nephew, presented the book to the Senator.

Pictured with Senator Nozzolio are Bob Meyer of Waterloo and his wife Rainy.

January 26, 2010
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Assisting Our Senior Citizens

Newark -Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the opening of the Terrace at Newark, a newly built assisted living center for residents of Wayne County. The Terrace at Newark is the only licensed assisted living center in the county.

January 25, 2010
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Honoring Dave Lyon For Over 36 Years Of Public Service

Palmyra - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented a special New York State Resolution that he enacted in the New York State Senate to honor Palmyra Supervisor David Lyon. David served Wayne County residents for over 36 years, 18 years as Town Councilman and 18 years as Town Supervisor.

Pictured left to right are: former Congressman Tom Reynolds; Senator Nozzolio; Dave Lyon and his wife Sylvia; Mike Jankowski, Wayne County Clerk; Assemblyman Bob Oaks; and Ken Miller, Palmyra Supervisor.

January 21, 2010
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Recognizing The Value Of Standouts In Our Business Community

Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently recognized recipients of the 2010 “Shining Stars” award at the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Menzo Case, Citizen of the Year; Dr. Frank Nicchi, President of New York Chiropractic College, Business of the Year; Gene Pierce, Lifetime Achievement Award; and Fred Gaffney, Seneca County Chamber Executive Director.

January 20, 2010
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William Casey Presented With Purple Heart

Seneca Falls - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently had the honor to present William H. Casey of Ovid with his long overdue Purple Heart 65 years after he was wounded and taken prisoner during the Battle of the Bulge.

Pictured left to right are: Jon Gustafson, Bill Casey’s nephew; Senator Nozzolio; Bill Casey, and his wife Eleanore.

January 19, 2010
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A Brighter Future: The 51st State

New York State is currently in the midst of its worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Double digit unemployment, unbearable taxes and declining business investment have been driving residents out of New York State in record numbers. Upstate New York has lost more residents than any other region in the United States and the exodus of our young people has been alarming.

January 14, 2010
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO RECEIVES “CIRCLE OF FRIENDS” AWARD FROM NEW YORK FARM BUREAU

In recognition of his support of the agriculture industry, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been honored by the New York Farm Bureau with its “Circle of Friends” award.  The “Circle of Friends” award acknowledges Senator Nozzolio’s active support of New York agriculture and the New York Farm Bureau.

January 13, 2010
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