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RITCHIE ‘TOWN HALL’ DRAWS 2,000 OSWEGO RESIDENTS

State Senator Answers Constituents’ Questions on Taxes, Schools, More

May 2, 2012
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RITCHIE-GRIFFO MANDATE RELIEF BILL OK’D BY SENATE

Sets Rules for “Low Use” Roads to Save Taxpayer Dollars

April 30, 2012
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SENATE PASSES RITCHIE BILL TO CRACK DOWN ON ‘FAKE POT’

Legislation Urged by Law Enforcement, Health Advocates to Protect Youth

The state Senate today passed a bill cosponsored by Senator Patty Ritchie that bans the possession of synthetic marijuana. 

April 30, 2012
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Senator Ritchie met future nurses from SUNY Canton


Senator Ritchie met future nurses from SUNY Canton.

April 27, 2012
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RITCHIE MEETS SUNY CANTON’S FUTURE NURSES

State Senator Patty Ritchie recently met with members of SUNY Canton's Student Nurses Association. Shown are: William Hedrick of Canton, Amber Rusello of Massena, Amanda Dvorak of Gouverneur, Senator Patty Ritchie, Alex Ensby of Colton, and Chelsea Barcomb of Altona and Mary Ann Caswell of Heuvelton.  

April 27, 2012
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RITCHIE SECURES $30,000 TO AID JEFFERSON COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

Funding to Help Meet Growing Need at Victims Assistance Center

State Senator Patty Ritchie announced today that $30,000 in state funding will be provided to the Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County, to help protect victims of domestic violence.

April 27, 2012
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RITCHIE RECOGNIZES LIBRARY SUPPORTERS

“Friends of the Library” Members Honored at Flower Memorial Library 

State Senator Patty Ritchie spoke to library supporters at the annual meeting of the “Friends of the Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library” in Watertown.

April 27, 2012
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RITCHIE JOINS RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW CHAMBER HQ

New Space Offers Extra Resources to Community Members, Visitors

State Senator Patty Ritchie took part in a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s new office in the City of Fulton.

April 27, 2012
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4TH NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY TAKING PLACE SATURDAY

8 Locations in Central and Northern New York Accepting Unused, Expired, Unwanted Prescription Drugs

April 27, 2012
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LOW-COST ENERGY AWARDS TO PROTECT 7,000 LOCAL JOBS

Power Contracts are First Under New “ReCharge NY” Program

April 25, 2012
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WHERE YOU WORK: TOURING NOVELIS

Following a tour of Oswego County's sprawling Novelis plant, with Peter Sheftic and Dave Neuner

April 25, 2012
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WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND, PHOENIX?

I met with Phoenix Village Mayor Karl Hax and Richland Town Supervisor Dan Krupke.

April 25, 2012
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NEW CHAMBER HQ

I helped celebrate the opening of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce's new offices in Fulton.

April 25, 2012
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PORT OF OSWEGO

I toured the Port of Oswego with Mayor Tom Gillen and Terry Gorman, a member of the Port's Board of Directors.

April 25, 2012
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FUTURE NORTH COUNTRY NURSES VISIT

State Senator Patty Ritchie met with students and faculty who are part of Jefferson Community College’s nursing program on Wednesday at her office in Albany. 

Those at the meet spoke with the senator about safe patient handling, staff to patient ratio as well as degree requirements for program participants.

April 25, 2012
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FULTON MEDICAL CENTER OPENS ITS DOORS

State Senator Patty Ritchie joined members of the public and healthcare officials Thursday, at an open house for the new Fulton Medical Center on Fourth St. in Fulton. 

The new, state-of-the-art center is the result of Oswego Health’s major renovation of the former A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital.

April 25, 2012
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RITCHIE HONORS LEGENDARY NEWSMAN KELLY

State Senator Patty Ritchie presented retired newspaper publisher and editor Charles W. Kelly with a special Resolution at the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club Expo over the weekend. Senator Ritchie introduced the resolution in the New York State Senate earlier this year to honor the longtime journalist. Kelly helped found the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club and the annual Expo.  He was a journalist for 57 years. He oversaw The Journal in Ogdensburg, the Advance News, the St. Lawrence Plaindealer in Canton, the Massena Courier Observer, the Malone Telegram and the Rural News.

April 25, 2012
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RITCHIE: FARMLAND, HABITAT PROTECTION FUNDED

$150,000 In Grants Benefits Central, Northern New York Groups

April 24, 2012
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SENATE PASSES RITCHIE BILL BANNING DOG-FIGHT TOOLS

Will Help Police Crack Down on Growing Cases of Abuse

April 19, 2012
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