About 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with Prostate cancer during his lifetime. According to the American Cancer Society Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.
Every day in America, 2,500 children, ages 12 to 17, abuse a prescription pain reliever for the first time. Senator Boyle is ommitted to provide solutions which will help stop our nation’s teens from turning to drugs. That is why he is hosting a “Shed the Meds” event on Saturday, July 11th at Babylon Town Hall.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 2 Junior Girls for organized a Cell Phone for Soldiers drive at the Babylon Hibernian Hall. They collected a full box of cell phones which will be donated, so that those serving overseas will be able to contact home. Sentor Boyle was happy to start Independence Day weekend by accepting this gift on behalf of those who guarantee our freedom every day!
Senator Phil Boyle is bringing free civil legal services to your neighborhood. The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts’ Access to Justice Program that provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers in need.
According to the National Breast Cancer foundation, Breast Cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. That is why Senator Phil Boyle is hosting a FREE Breast Cancer screening at the Lindenhurst Memorial Library.
Mammogram screenings are open to women 40 and older who have not been screened in the past year. Details of the event are below:
“I Love My Park Day” is an exciting statewide event, organized by Parks & Trails New York in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and local Friends groups, to celebrate and enhance New York’s parks and historic sites to bring visibility to the entire park system in need.
Volunteers will celebrate New York’s park system by cleaning up park lands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trails and wildlife habitat, removing invasive species, and working on various improvement projects. The details of Senator Boyle's park cleanup are below:
It is a priority for Senator Boyle to work hard for those in need. This trying winter weather coupled with high fuel costs has forced many more Long Islander’s to look for assistance to feed themselves and their families. The local churches and food pantries across the Island are having a difficult time to meet this rising demand.
The New York State Senate passed a $142 billion 2015-16 State Budget that reflects the Senate’s commitment to strengthening the economy, increasing education funding by $1.4 billion to $23.5 billion and substantially restoring Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) cuts, reducing the tax burden on New Yorkers, and creating a brighter future for communities across the state. For the fifth straight year, the 2015-16 State Budget keeps within a two-percent spending cap, rejects tax increases, and turns a $10 billion deficit into a surplus within those five years. Highlights of the 2015-16 State Budget include:
“Sometimes we get so caught up in ourselves that we forget about others.” Those are words taken directly from the mouth of Beverly Theodore. And, they are words that she has used to change her own life.
The time limit to file proof of loss claims for the National Flood Insurance Program for policyholders affecting by Hurricane Sandy is October 29th. To download a blank N.F.I.P. Proof of Loss document visit:
The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) has declared the rain storm on August 13th an event that is eligible for low cost loans that are affordable to citizens. The deadline to file for this is November 3, 2014. For more information email:
October 7th is Annual Firefighter Appreciation Day and October 5th -11th is New York’s annual Fire Prevention Week. This is an important time to recognize all of the 100,000+ firefighters in New York State that put their lives on the line every day to protect our families, homes and communities. We also take this time to remember all of those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and we keep them in our prayers.
In an effort to keep children safe Senator Boyle is teaming up with Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco and the Brightwaters Neighborhood Watch Group to offer parents and guardians free child ID cards under Operation SAFE CHILD on Saturday, June 14th.
The Operation SAFE CHILD Card is a free program service administered by the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, Inc. with the technological support of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Senator Phil Boyle is bringing his office directly to constituents with his One-on-One with your Senator Program. Over the next several months he will be reaching out to communities across his district.
As part of the program, local residents who need assistance with government services, have questions about government programs, or would like to express concerns about a particular issue can share them with Senator Boyle in a one-on-one setting.
Additionally, staff will be available to offer assistance to anyone who is interested in researching the State Comptroller’s data base for unclaimed funds.