Senator Owen H. Johnson recently presented the Belmont Lake Civic Association with a New York State Senate proclamation in honor of their 50th Anniversary at a gala at the Melville Hilton. The Belmont Lake Civic Association is one of the oldest African American civic associations in the state.Pictured, from left to right, are: committee members Patricia Hill Williams, Ruby Hudson, Howard Randolph, Senator Johnson, President Alice T. Cone, Chesteau H. Howard, John Norris and Gala Chairman Jordan Wilson.
Senator Johnson celebrates the 50th anniversary of Good Samaritan Hospital by presenting a Legislative Resolution commemorating Good Samaritan's fifty years of providing high quality medical services to the community.
Pictured from left to right are: William Allison, President and CEO of Good Smaritan Hospital; Assemblyman Philip M. Boyle (8th Assembly District); Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District); Charles Bove, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Good Samaritan Hospital.
Senator Johnson pays tribute to Emergency Medical Service fallen volunteer Edward P. Mueller of the West Islip Volumteer Fire Department who died in the line of duty on February 2, 2008.
Edward Mueller's name was added to the Emergency Medical Services Memorial, which is located at the Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York. The Memorial was dedicated in 2004 and contains the names of 34 other fallen Emergency Medical Service workers who have died in the line of duty.
State Senator Owen H. Johnson (4th Senate District, Babylon) recently visited with the Babylon Village Junior Girl Scout Troop 683 and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 1043 during their trip to Albany for the New York State Girl Scout Legislative Networks Annual Legislators Breakfast. The Girl Scouts that received an invitation to this event had either received a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award for a project that they had recently completed. These projects demonstrated the importance of community service and character education.
Senator Owen Johnson recently attended the Babylon High School Safe Teen Drive Campaign sponsored by the Allstate Foundation. The Allstate Foundation is committing $100,000 to raise awareness on the importance of safe, smart driving among Long Island teens. Through its Safe Teen Drive Long Island program, 100 high schools will each benefit from a $1,000 grant award to be used to raise awareness and create activism opportunities for encouraging responsible driving. These Allstate Foundation grants will fund projects and events in the first 100 high schools on Long