Patty Ritchie's Photos

RITCHIE VISITS YOUNG READERS AT OGDENSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently visited the Ogdensburg Public Library, to read to young library patrons during its summer children's reading program.

August 24, 2012
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DREAMING OF OLYMPIC GOLD

Senator Patty Ritchie met recently with the parents of Mexico, NY's, Ann Jardin, as they worked to raise funds for their daughter's dream of being part of the US trap shooting team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

20-year-old Ann is an already accomplished shooter who has competed and excelled in the Empire State Games, among other competitions. The funds raised will ne used to pay for her training and other expenses.

 

August 4, 2012
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YOU'RE THE TOP!

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently visited Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers as part of her "Where We Work" tour, celebrating local employers, and seeking ways to promote local job growth throughout Central and Northern New York.

Senator Ritchie presented a cake to wish the third-generation family business good luck in a nationwide competition to name Pepsi's top distributors.

Pictured with the Senator are CEO Bonnie Winter Wright, GM Richard Wright, John Reed and Mike Looney.

The Ogdensburg company currently employs about 50 people in St. Lawrence County. 

August 4, 2012
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LONG MAY IT WAVE!

I donated American flags to the Mt. Adnah cemetery in Fulton, and to the Village of Phoenix, in Oswego County. The flags had flown over the State Capitol in Albany, and will now wave proudly in our communities.

July 27, 2012
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A 'MOVING' EXPERIENCE

I attended the unveiling of the Moving Vietnam Veterans Wall in Mexico (Oswego County) Thursday, so named--I am now convinced--because of the effect it has on visitors. The Wall travels across the USA to honor those who served in southeast Asia, and I was proud to join with so many of those veterans at the unveiling.

July 27, 2012
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OSWEGO HARBORFEST--25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

There will be plenty to do at this weekend's Harborfest in Oswego. I got to take an early tour of the festival, and presented an official proclamation to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the event, which draws visitors from across Upstate NY looking for some fun and sun. With picture-perfect weather on tap, we are all sure to get both!

July 26, 2012
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AT YOUR SERVICE!

I rolled up my sleeves, put on a borrowed apron, and helped serve lunch to seniors at the annual summer picnic at Westcott Beach State Park on Wednesday.

July 25, 2012
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MEET THE MURROCKS

I'm visiting places you work, to better understand the challenges of job creation in Central and Northern New York.

Here I'm pictured at the Murrock family's organic dairy outside Watertown, Jefferson County.

July 23, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE ATTENDS FT. DRUM MOUNTAIN REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

Pays Tribute to Soldiers Who Died in 2011

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently attended Ft. Drum’s Mountain Remembrance Ceremony. 

July 6, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE CELEBRATES 4TH OF JULY IN MORRISTOWN

Marches in Annual Parade

State Senator Patty Ritchie was in Morristown, participating in the community’s annual 4th of July Parade.

 

July 6, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE HONORS OSWEGO COUNTY VETERAN HERB PELTON

Visits Central Square Veterans Memorial Park 

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently toured American Legion Post 915 and Veteran’s Memorial Park in Central Square.

July 2, 2012
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HONORING THE NORTH COUNTRY'S PARTNERSHIP WITH FORT DRUM

Senator Ritchie Joins Local Leaders to Sign the “Army Community Covenant”State Senator Patty Ritchie joined Army, national, state and local leaders for the signing of the “Army Community Covenant,” at a ceremony held at Watertown’s Salmon Run Mall.Created in 2008 by the Secretary of the Army, the Army Community Covenant program was designed to foster and sustain effective state and community partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for soldiers and their families. Today’s Community Covenant renewal signing ceremony symbolized our community’s commitment to our local military here at Ft. Drum

June 16, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE RECOGNIZES OSWEGO COUNTY SCHOLAR ATHLETE

Oswego High’s Drake Becksted Honored with a Formal ResolutionSenator Patty Ritchie recently honored Oswego High scholar-athlete Drake Becksted with a formal resolution in the Senate Chamber in Albany. During his four years in high school, Drake earned the rank of scholar-athlete, and also served as team co-captain and five year Most Valuable Player on the Varsity Swimming and Diving Team.

June 16, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE HOSTS STATE WRESTLING CHAMPS PHOENIX FIREBIRDS

*** VIDEO: SENATOR RITCHIE HONORS PHOENIX FIREBIRDS *** 

June 5, 2012
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Senator Ritchie Honors Oswego Area Veterans

Senator Patty Ritchie recently participated in the Veterans Council of Oswego’s annual Memorial Day Observance. 

Senator Ritchie is pictured in the attached photo with veteran Fred Crisafulli. 

June 2, 2012
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MARK DAVIS' FAMILY AT THE CAPITOL TO WITNESS SENATE PASSAGE OF "MARK'S LAW"

Mark Davis' family were in the Senate Chamber 5/22 to watch as "Mark's Law" won the Senate's approval in an overwhelming, bipartisan vote.

The photo above shows Mark's brother, Michael; sister, Maricia; Mom, Marsha, and Dad, Larry, with Senator Ritchie, in the Senate Chamber prior to the vote.

"I hope (Mark) gets a chance to hear it, sense it, feel it somehow or someway. Isn't that what makes life worth living? Things like this? When people come together and change things to a better degree. That's what it's all about," said Marsha.

 

 

May 31, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE MEETS WITH OSWEGO SOLDIERS

Two 10th Mountain Division soldiers with Oswego County ties recently met with Senator Ritchie. 

May 25, 2012
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SENATOR RITCHIE MEETS WITH LOCAL MEMBERS OF THE NY STATE ALLIANCE OF BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently met with local members of the New York State Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs in her Albany office.

Konner Murdock of Ogdensburg and Heather Williams of Ft. Drum are finalists for the organization’s 2012 New York State Youth of the Year Award.

May 25, 2012
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Sen. Ritchie and 10th Mountain Commander, Major General Mark Milley, surprised students visiting the State Capitol during the first-ever Fort Drum Day


Sen. Ritchie and 10th Mountain Commander, Major General Mark Milley, surprised students visiting the State Capitol during the first-ever Fort Drum Day.

May 24, 2012
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