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Grand Opening of the Wilton Food Pantry

From Erica Miller at the Saratogian...


Wilton Food Pantry President Jared Dinsmore and local officials applauded the site’s grand opening Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church on Ballard Road.

To see more visit The Saratogian's website.

August 17, 2011
March 21, 2011

Sen. Roy McDonald welcomes local leaders to budget roundtable in discussion of impact on local government and health care services

Thursday, March 10, 2011By PATRICK H. DONGES, The Saratogian

ALBANY — State Sen. Roy McDonald, R-Saratoga, held the first of six scheduled roundtable discussions at the Capitol with local government and health care officials Thursday on how the state budget could affect government and health services.

Several municipal and county officials attended the nearly three-hour meeting…

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March 14, 2011

McDonald Meets with Saratoga County Board of Supervisors

Albany – Senator Roy McDonald recently met with the Legislative & Research Committee of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors to discuss important County issues.

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April 29, 2009

Senator McDonald Opens Troy District Office

TROY – Senator Roy McDonald opened his official Senate District Office in the City of Troy on Friday, March 13th. All residents of the 43rd Senate District were welcomed for an open house from 12 to 4 p.m.

The Senator was joined by numerous officials from Rensselaer County including; Troy Mayor Harry Tutunjian, Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino, Chairman of the Rensselaer County Legislature Neil Kelleher Jr., County Clerk Frank Merola, and Rensselaer County Sheriff Jack Mahar for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Hedley Park Place, the former Cluett Peabody building.

March 11, 2009

Senator McDonald Attends Autism Conference

Senator joins Supervisors Johnson & Daly to Provide Training for Emergency First Responders

Clifton Park – Senator Roy McDonald joined Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Art Johnson and Supervisor Anita Daly at a conference for Saratoga and Rensselaer County first responders on autism risk and safety management in Clifton Park today.

March 1, 2009

Senator Mc Donald Visits Local Schools

TROY – Senator Roy McDonald visited with school administrators and faculty from two local schools on February 13, 2009, to discuss concerns with the upcoming state budget and concluded his visit by sharing lunch with students.

Senator McDonald returned to his roots as he walked the halls of Knickerbacker Middle School in Lansingburgh and experienced a bit of nostalgia as he shared lunch with the students.

February 13, 2009

New State Laws To Take Effect January 1, 2009

An expansion in net metering allowances for wind/solar generated power highlight the list of new laws scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2009.

January 13, 2009

McDonald Appointed Chairman of Conference Autism Task Force

Senate Task Force on Autism,” said Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos. “Senator McDonald has witnessed first-hand the effects these disorders have on sufferers and their families. That experience will enable Senator McDonald to bring the unique perspective and empathy necessary to provide New Yorkers with a tangible legislative solution to a very real and unfortunately growing problem.”

January 10, 2009

Senator Roy McDonald Sworn in as State Senator for the 43rd District

Senator Roy McDonald being introduced for first time on the Senate floor on January 7, 2008     

Senator Roy McDonald (43rd Senate District) was sworn in for his first term as the New York State Senator for the 43rd District representing Saratoga and Rensselaer Counties. Senator McDonald took the oath of office in the Senate Chamber on January 7, 2008, the opening day of the 2009-2010 legislative session.

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December 29, 2008

Senator McDonald Holds First District Office Meeting

TROY – Senator Roy McDonald held his first meeting at the Troy District Office with the Executive Director of the Rensselaer County ARC to discuss the governor’s proposed budget and how it will affect mental health services.

The meeting provided an opportunity for parents of mentally disabled children, and care providers the ability to voice their concerns over the negative impacts that the governor’s proposed budget would have on their ability to care for those disabilities.

December 1, 2008
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