L.I. Senators Push to Save Veterans Organizations Crumbling Structures
Senators Phil Boyle and Tom Croci Announce Legislation to make Veterans Organizations eligible for grants to save deteriorating facilities
Bay Shore, NY – As of September 2014, the US Department of Veteran Affairs estimates there are over 892,000 veterans in New York. Many of these veterans actively participate and depend on their local American Legion, AmVets or Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) posts. Veteran’s organizations serve active service members and veterans with numerous types of community outreach.
Electricians' union seeks to fill 50 apprenticeships
By JAMES T. MADORE
The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry of Nassau and Suffolk Counties will begin taking applications Wednesday for 50 apprenticeships.
The committee is looking for 40 electrician apprentices, five residential electrician apprentices and five electrical maintenance technician apprentices. Applications are due by noon, Dec. 16.
Applications can be obtained in person from the committee's office at 370 Motor Pkwy. in Hauppauge, from 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, excluding legal holidays. They also must be submitted in person.
“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.