Geneva-Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Columbus Day dinner at the Sons of Italy Lodge in Geneva where he recognized several individuals for their efforts to preserve the rich traditions, culture, and heritage of Italian Americans. The Sons of Italy is the largest and oldest national organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.
Pictured left to right are: Jaime Kaim; Tony Guidice; Paul Williams; Senator Nozzolio; Tom Quartaro; and Robert Taddario.
Waterloo- Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Seneca Community Players 40th Anniversary celebration where he presented a special New York State Resolution that he prepared to honor the organization. Senator Nozzolio was a member of the cast in several early Seneca Community Players' productions.
Pictured left to right are: Paul Wenderlich; Pete Saracino; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Howard Van Kirk; Carol Ritter-Wright; Jim Bero; Joan Albright; and Ralph Sinicropi.
Seneca Falls – Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined Amy Cram, family members and staff to officially open the newly completed Bill Cram Chevrolet Dealership building in Seneca Falls. The project expands the dealership’s ability to serve its customers and creates new jobs and economic opportunities for Seneca County.
Pictured left to right are: Tim Ritter; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Jill Cram Hessney; Rebecca Ritter; Bill Cram; Phyllis Cram; Brad Cram; Amy Cram; B.J. Cram; Samantha Hessney; Jay Christopher Ritter; John Woodworth; and Sophie Ritter.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio announced that Governor Cuomo has signed into law legislation (S.6799) he fought to enact that allows the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to place a distinguishing mark on a driver’s license, or non-driver ID, to indicate its holder is a veteran. Under this law, a veteran of the United States Armed Forces may request to have this veteran status mark from the DMV.
In recognition of his continued efforts to help New York State farmers grow and create jobs, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has once again 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.
Hector – Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited Bagley’s Poplar Ridge Vineyard in Hector. Senator Nozzolio has been a strong supporter of the wine and grape industry in the Finger Lakes region. Our local wineries are continuing to grow and prosper. They draw thousands of visitors to the Finger Lakes region and create more and more jobs for local residents.
Hector – Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined New York State Senator Tom O’Mara and other local officials to formally designate the Seneca Lake Scenic Byway. Senator Nozzolio congratulated the efforts of the Seneca Lake Scenic Byway Board of Directors on their nearly 10 year effort to establish this designation which recognizes the 18 mile stretch of Route 414 for the region’s scenic, historical, natural and recreational resources.
Pictured left to right are: Barry O’Neill, Chairman of Seneca Lake Scenic Byway Board; Assemblyman Phil Palmesano; Senator Nozzolio; Senator Tom O’Mara; Victoria Bond, Member of the Board; George Kellogg, Member of the Board; Chris Kimball-Peterson, Member of the Board; and Assemblyman Chris Friend
Geneva- New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently joined numerous federal, state, local government leaders and family to help rededicate the Geneva Post Office as the Corporal Steven Blaine Riccione Post Office. Corporal Riccione served in Vietnam and was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star with V for Valor and Oak Leaf Cluster for making the ultimate sacrifice and giving his life to save the lives of his fellow soldiers.
Pictured left to right are: Mike Gallina; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Janet Riccione Cole; Tom Riccione; Assemblyman Brian Kolb; Susan Riccione; Congressman Richard Hanna; Congressman Tom Reed; and Geneva City Attorney David Lee Foster.
In recognition of his continuing efforts to preserve the important programs and services provided by local libraries, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been named a “Top Supporter” by New Yorkers for Better Libraries in their annual voter’s guide. Senator Nozzolio received an “A” grade from the statewide organization of library leaders for his support of legislation to improve public library systems and his efforts to restore critical library funding in the 2012 State Budget.
In recognition of his continuing efforts to make New York State job competitive, enhance the growth of small businesses and support job creation, State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been honored by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) with its “Guardian of Small Business” award. The “Guardian of Small Business” award is the highest recognition provided by the small business and job growth advocacy group, and acknowledges Senator Nozzolio’s strong support of New York’s independent business owners and job creators.
On the eleven-year anniversary of September 11th , we pause to reflect on one of the darkest days in our State and Nation’s history. We solemnly honor the memory of those who lost their lives, and look back on the sacrifices, commitment and dedication of the thousands of Americans who answered the call to duty in the wake of such an enormous tragedy.
As New Yorkers across the State gather to remember our fallen heroes and loved ones, I will be participating in two ceremonies in the Finger Lakes region.
In recognition of his continuing efforts to support job growth, cut taxes and control spending, New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio has been named one of the top “Jobs Supporters” in the entire State Legislature by organizations dedicated to job growth and business development in New York State.
Senator Nozzolio received the highest grades and rankings from both the Business Council of New York, and Unshackle Upstate, as part of their 2012 analysis of all state legislators’ voting records.