I attended the unveiling of a new statue honoring the ONLY WOMAN to ever receive the Medal of Honor, America's highest military award. Here I'm pictured with two descendants of Dr. Mary Walker--her great, great grand nieces, Norman Maffeo and Nancy Ravas.
Seeks Monuments, Markers of Region’s Contributions to ‘War that Saved the Republic’
State Senator Patty Ritchie, with the help of three noted local historians, is drafting community members to help record the region’s contributions to America’s Civil War, part of a statewide effort to remember New York’s role in the “War that Saved the Republic,” which was fought 150 years ago.
Senate Standing Committee on AgricultureChair: Senator Patricia A. RitchiePublic Hearing: Cruelty of Companion Animals LegislationPlace: Utica State Office Building, 207 Genesee Street, 1st Floor, Utica, New YorkTime: 2:30 P.M.Contact: Todd Kusnierz (518) 455-3438Media Contact: Ryan Aguam (315) 793-9072ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY