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Suffolk County Community College Students Share Scientific Studies at Capitol

Left to right:  Teofilo Vasquez and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

April 15, 2010
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Suffolk County Community College Students Share Scientific Studies at the Capitol

Left to right:  Nabil Wahabi, Candice Foley Ph.D., and Senator Owen H. Johnson.

Senator Owen Johnson was pleased to meet with Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) students Teofilo Vasquez, Nabil Wahabi, and Raul Romero.  All three participated in the SUNY Undergraduates Shaping New York's Future:  A Showcase of Scholarly Posters event which took place in Albany at the Capitol Buildings on April 13, 2010.

April 15, 2010
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Congratulations Copiague High School Class of 2010 Top Ten

Photo left to right:  Assemblyman Robert Sweeney; Dariusz Sulima; Marta Sulima; Monika Sulima; Malgorzata Sulima; Senator Owen H. Johnson; and Superintendent Charles Leunig.

Marta and Monika Sulima, seniors at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School have made District history by becoming the first twins ever to earn the recognition of valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.  They were among the top 10 students introduced at the February 27th Copiague Public Schools Legislative Breakfast by High School Principal Albert J. Voorneveld, Jr.

April 1, 2010
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Feel Better Kids Honors Senator Owen Johnson For His Outstanding Support

Photo left to right:  Chris Gigante, President of Feel Better Kids; Senator Owen H. Johnson

Chris Gigante, President of Feel Better Kids recently honored Senator Owen H. Johnson with an award for his outstanding support to disabled children.

March 30, 2010
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Senator Owen H. Johnson Honors Long Island Arboricultural Association

Over 100 volunteers donated their time and efforts on an Arbor Day Recognition Project to care for the trees on the grounds of the Long Island National Cemetery in Farmingdale.  Members of the Long Island Aboricultural Association (LIAA) spent the day removing dead and diseased trees and branches, and pruning healthy trees at the National Cemetery as part of their ongoing effort to care for and preserve Long Island’s trees and shrubs.  A ceremonial tree planting was part of the day's events.

March 26, 2010
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Over Three Hundred Attend Rally to Protest Potential Closing of Brentwood State Park

Over three hundred attended a rally to protest the potential closing of Brentwood State Park, including many from the soccer clubs that regularly use the fields at Brentwood.  Senator Owen H. Johnson and his colleagues in the Senate Minority are working to keep Long Island's New York State Parks, Beaches and Arboretums open.

Photo:  Owen H. Johnson and Violet Smith, President of Brentwood Soccer Club pictured with members of the Soccer Club at the rally. 

March 19, 2010
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Long Island Arboricultural Association's 38th Annual Long Island Tree Conference

As a longtime supporter of the organization, Senator Owen H. Johnson met with the Board of Directors of the LIAA at their annual conference to hear concerns about issues affecting the industry.

Left to right:  Celeste Richards, Director; Eric Pomisel, Director; Adriana Jacykewycz, Director; Jackson Dodds, Director; Jean Dodds, Vice President; Deborah Green, President; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Fred Hyatt IV, Past President; Erik Pauze, Treasurer; Jean Brown, Executive Secretary

March 17, 2010
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Lindenhurst Council of PTA's Annual Legislative Breakfast

From the Lindenhurst Council of PTA’s Annual Legislative Breakfast held on February 6, 2010 at the Lindenhurst Senior High School. 

Left to right:  Michael Lavorata, Village Trustee; Raymond Doran, Member of the Board of Education; Assemblyman Robert Sweeney; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Wayne Horsley, Suffolk County Legislator; Anthony Pancella for Senator Charles Fuschillo; Richard Nathan, Superintendent; Donna Hochman, Vice President, Board of Education; Edward Murphy Jr., President of Board of Education

March 17, 2010
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West Islip High School Robotics Club Demonstrated Invention At West Islip Public Library

West Islip High School Robotics Club demonstrated their robotic inventions at the West Islip Public Library on March 13, 2010. 

March 17, 2010
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Parents for Megan's Law Award Presentation

Laura A. Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, and Senator Owen H. Johnson at the “Champion For Children Award Dinner” at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on February 5, 2010.  Senator Johnson was presented with a “Champion for Children” award for his support of the organization.

March 16, 2010
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Parents for Megan's Law Award Presentation

Laura A. Ahearn, Executive Director of Parents for Megan’s Law, and Senator Owen H. Johnson at the “Champion For Children Award Dinner” at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on February 5, 2010.  Senator Johnson was presented with a “Champion for Children” award for his support of the organization.

March 16, 2010
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The NYS Insurance Hotline Opened to Assist Storm Disaster Victims

The New York State Insurance Department has activated its Disaster Hotline to assist consumers with insurance questions following the wind storm that caused extensive property damage over the weekend in the New York City metropolitan area.  Here's the link: 

http://www.ins.state.ny.us/press/2010/p1003152.htm

March 16, 2010
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Talented Musicians From Suffolk County High Schools Perform in Albany at NYSSMA Event!

Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed talented musicians from several high schools across Suffolk County at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 2, 2010.   The students  performed with the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association’s (SCMEA) All-County Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles.  The two groups performed as part of “Music in Our Schools Month” sponsored by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA).

March 15, 2010
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Talented Musicians From Suffolk County High Schools Perform in Albany at NYSSMA Event!

Senator Owen H. Johnson welcomed talented musicians from several high schools across Suffolk County at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 2, 2010.   The students  performed with the Suffolk County Music Educators’ Association’s (SCMEA) All-County Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles.  The two groups performed as part of “Music in Our Schools Month” sponsored by the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA).

March 15, 2010
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All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles Perform in Albany

Senator Owen H. Johnson congratulated Suffolk County High School students who performed with the All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles in Albany on March 1, 2010.  Both groups performed at a New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) reception honoring the late Joseph R. Sugar, a tireless advocate for the advancement of music education in our schools. 

Left to right:  Michelle Lindlsley, North Babylon; Toni Ann Fanizzi, Islip HS; Senator Owen H. Johnson; Tessa Mae Buono, Sayville HS; Neil Bernstein of Sayville 

March 15, 2010
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All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles From Suffolk County Schools Perform in Albany

Senator Owen H. Johnson congratulated Suffolk County High School students who performed with the All-State Instrumental and Vocal Jazz Ensembles in Albany on March 1, 2010.  Both groups performed at a New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) reception honoring the late Joseph R.

March 15, 2010
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The Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble Performed in Albany!

Photo includes members of the Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble, Owen H. Johnson, and Director Teresa Pino. 

The Robert Moses Middle School Jazz Ensemble performed at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 8, 2010 as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month. 

March 10, 2010
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Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus Performed in Albany!

Photo includes members of the Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus, Owen H. Johnson and Director Tina Buehler.

The Robert Moses Middle School Select Chorus performed at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on March 8, 2010 as part of the New York State School Music Association's "Music in Our Schools" month. 

March 10, 2010
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