Geneva– Calling it a great day for the City of Geneva and its surrounding communities, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced he has secured a $500,000 State grant for a new Community Center in Geneva. The community center will be operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva and will be conveniently located on over 14 acres near the Geneva High School and Middle School.“This is a great day for all of the children and families in Geneva and the nearby towns,” Senator Nozzolio said.
Albany- Continuing their commitment to the brave men and women currently serving in Iraq, New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) and Assemblyman Gary Finch will hold a holiday drive to collect non-perishable items to be sent to American troops stationed overseas.Senator Nozzolio and Assemblyman Finch are asking the community to drop off non-perishable items to either Senator Nozzolio’s office located at 119 Fall Street in Seneca Falls or his Auburn Office at 69 South Street.
Auburn— New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today delivered $487,500 in state funding to Mercy Health and Rehabilitation Center in Auburn. The funding was provided under Phase II of the State’s Healthcare Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers (HEAL NY) program. “It is important that New York State continue to make wise investments to strengthen our nursing homes and ensure the viability of health care services in Cayuga County,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Auburn- New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio was recently honored by the Board of Directors, administrators and staff at Auburn Memorial Hospital for his tireless efforts to keep AMH open.As part of the ceremony, Senator Nozzolio presented tohospitaladministratorsa check for $4.4 million in state funding through the HEAL NY program. Senator Nozzolio previously secured $1 million in state funding to coveroperational expenses at the hospital.
Geneva - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently participated in the City of Geneva’s recognition of the Geneva Panthers as New York State Class B Champions. The Senator presented the team with a replica of the signs that will be placed in the city designating Geneva as the home of the Geneva Panthers New York State Class B Football Champions for 2006. Last week, Senator Nozzolio received a fresh box of Friehofer’s chocolate chip cookies from Senator Neil Breslin (D-Albany) at the State Capitol.
Albany– New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio received a bushel of Hudson Valley apples and a T-shirt and hat from the famous Orange County Choppers custom motorcycle company this week from Senator Bill Larkin (Cornwall-on-Hudson). Senator Nozzolio won the items as part of a friendly wager that the two had on the Class AA High School Football State Championship game between the victorious Auburn Maroons and the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders. The Maroons won 27-26 in overtime in the Championship game at the Carrier Dome.
Webster- State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced plans to build a lighted baseball field to be home a team in the New York Collegiate Baseball League (NYCBL). In anticipation of the team coming to Webster, Senator Nozzolio has secured an initial $100,000 in state funding to build a baseball field that will have the exact internal dimensions of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Waterloo– New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured $25,000 in state funding to support the continued operation of the Beverly Animal Shelter in Seneca County. The announcement was made at the American Legion in Seneca Falls at a public meeting to discuss the future of the shelter.“The Beverly Animal Shelter provides an invaluable service for both the animals and animal lovers in Seneca County,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Waterloo– New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio andthe Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority announced today at a press conference celebrating the second anniversary of public transportation service in Seneca County that ridership exceeded 65,000 customers this week heading towards a record breaking year. “The addition of bus service in Seneca County has been an unquestioned success and I congratulate Seneca Transit Service on this momentous occasion,” stated Senator Nozzolio.
Albany- Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) grants for recreation and preservation projects in Ontario, Wayne and Seneca counties. Among the awards is a $350,000 grant to enclose the Geneva Recreation Complex in Geneva.“The Geneva Recreation Complex greatly enhances the quality of life in Geneva and it was a pleasure for me to work to secure this critical state funding to enclose the ice rink, allowing Geneva’s residents to enjoy the facility year round,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Victor – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio announced that Kirtas Technologies Inc., a growing high technology company that designs and sells book-digitizing machines and services, plans to invest $1 million in new equipment at its facility in the Ontario County Town of Victor. The project is expected to create 142 new jobs and retain 18 existing jobs over the next three years. "As one of the fastest growing towns in New York, Victor continues to be an upstate success story,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Webster- State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced that he has secured $40,000 in state funding to support the installation of a Personal Emergency Response System at Cherry Ridge, a St. Ann’s Community. The announcement was made on the grounds of the 41-acre Cherry Ridge campus, located in Webster.“Cherry Ridge successfully supports optimal independence in lifestyle for senior residents while also providing, the most progressive safety and security support systems, giving residents and their family peace of mind ” said Senator Nozzolio.
Auburn- State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R,C-Fayette) today announced that the City of Auburn has been awarded $1.8 million for the rehabilitation of the former Wegman Piano factory at 9-11 Logan Street.
Marion—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) will be installing a four-way red-color traffic signal at the intersection of Route 21 and Route 441, also known as Marion-Walworth Road. The installation of the traffic light is the result of discussions that Senator Nozzolio had with Department of Transportation officials concerning the dangerous traffic conditions at the intersection.
Waterloo, NY – New York State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that public response has been overwhelming to the Seneca White Deer, Inc.’s (SWD) invitation to ride along on a “safari-like” late October chartered bus tour of the former Seneca Army Depot.
Webster-Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Anne Mulcahy, President and CEO of Xerox, at the company's new multi-million dollar Toner Plant in Webster, NY. Senator Nozzolio was instrumental in securing state resourcesfor the project in Webster, the first plant expansion by Xerox in the region in nearly two decades. The project is expected to lead to the creation of 40 new full-time jobs and the retention of 50. “I am proud to have secured$250,000 in state fundingto make this project a reality and create jobs in the Town of Webster,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Albany—State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that Medicaid reforms he supported to ease the burden on local governments and property taxpayers have resulted in significantly greater savings than originally projected. Senator Nozzolio called on counties to pass along the unexpected savings to property taxpayers.“As State Senator, one of my top priorities has been to reduce the escalating property taxes on New York’s homeowners,” said Senator Nozzolio.
Albany – The New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association (NYSCOPBA) has named Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) its “Legislator of the Year”.“This is a truly great honor and I thank NYSCOPBA for this recognition,” said Senator Nozzolio. “Our correctional officers walk the toughest beat in law enforcement and it is a pleasure to fight on the behalf of the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to protect our communities and families.