Thomas F. O'Mara's Photos

THE (UP)STATE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Cooperstown, N.Y., July 22—New York State Senators Tom O’Mara (R/C/I-Big Flats) and James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta), whose Upstate, rural legislative districts are being hurt by state-level changes underway in the management of Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, are holding a “New York Medicaid NEMT Roundtable Discussion” today in Cooperstown.

July 22, 2015
Read more...

GRAND MARSHAL

Watkins Glen, N.Y., June 28--Senator O'Mara served as Grand Marshal of the Sahlen's Six Hours of the Glen on Sunday, June 28th at Watkins Glen International.

Read and watch more...

June 30, 2015
Read more...

St. Michael School fifth-grade class visits Senator O'Mara at the New York State Capitol

In the photo above, Senator O’Mara visits with a 5th-grade class from St. Michael School in Penn Yan, New York

The students and their instructor, Keith Prather, were in Albany today as part of a class trip.

June 11, 2015
Read more...

Legislators, families call for fewer parole hearings for murderers and other violent felons ~ O'Mara, Palmesano join parents of Derrick Robie in support of legislation ~ Read and watch more from today's news conference in Albany

Albany, N.Y., June 1—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,I,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,I,C-Corning) today joined legislative colleagues and family members of murder victims, including the parents of Derrick Robie of Savona (Steuben County), to call for the approval of legislation they co-sponsor that would extend the time period that murderers and other violent felony offenders have to wait to apply for parole.

June 1, 2015
Read more...

CAPITOL STUDENTS

Albany, N.Y.--State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) welcomed two area high school students to the State Capitol on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.  

Karilyn Rutledge, a senior at the Bradford Central School (Steuben County), and William Westlake, a senior at the Charles O. Dickerson High School in Trumansburg (Tompkins County), were among the nearly 30 high school students from across the state who participated in the 15th Annual “Students Inside Albany” (SIA) conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York (LOWV/NY) State Educational Foundation, Inc.  

May 20, 2015
Read more...

Legislators sponsoring NYWIA 'Sip and Sample' events in Albany during May to help showcase wine, cheese and other products grown and made in NYS

Albany, N.Y., May 6—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and other state legislators are hosting two New York Wine Industry Association (NYWIA) “Sip and Sample” events in Albany this month featuring wineries, cheese producers and other food manufacturers from the Finger Lakes, and Central and Western New York.

The lawmakers said the May events are aimed at complementing ongoing efforts to promote, showcase and support products grown and made in New York State.  

May 6, 2015
Read more...

SENATORS MEET WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT GARRETT

Albany, N.Y., April 28—Cornell University President-elect Elizabeth Garrett visited the state capital today to meet with Senate and Assembly leaders as an introduction to her upcoming tenure, to help celebrate the occasion of Cornell’s 150th anniversary, and to discuss the university’s future and how its mission intersects with New York State’s overall economic and educational goals.

April 28, 2015
Read more...

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano help celebrate "Motorsports Appreciation Week" in New York State ~ Welcome Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup, professional driver Colin Braun to the Capitol ~ Watch Senator O'Mara's tribute

Albany, N.Y., April 21—Both houses of the Legislature will act this week on a joint Legislative Resolution sponsored by State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to proclaim April 19-25, 2015, as “Motorsports Appreciation Week” in New York State.

April 21, 2015
Read more...

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano help celebrate "Motorsports Appreciation Week"

Albany, N.Y., April 21— Both houses of the New York State Legislature will act this week on a joint Legislative Resolution sponsored by State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C,I-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to proclaim April 19-25, 2015, as “Motorsports Appreciation Week” in New York State.

April 21, 2015
Read more...

Senator O'Mara receives the "Daniel O'Connell Award for Public Service" from the American-Irish Legislators Society

Albany, N.Y., March 13--They were wearing green in Albany at the American Irish Legislators Society’s 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner, where State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) was honored with the Society’s 2015 "Daniel O’Connell Award for Public Service."

March 13, 2015
Read more...

American-Irish Legislators Society holds 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner ~ Senator O'Mara receives the 'Daniel O'Connell Award for Public Service'

Albany, N.Y. March 13—They were wearing green in Albany at the American Irish Legislators Society’s 41st Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner, where State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) was honored with the Society’s 2015 "Daniel O’Connell Award for Public Service."

March 13, 2015
Read more...

GST BOCES STUDENTS VISIT ALBANY

Albany, N.Y.--In the photo above, Senator O'Mara meets in Albany with Greater Southern Tier (GST) BOCES students Derrick Griffith, left, and Zack Parker. 

The students, who are also members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA), accompanied Southern Tier soil and water conservation leaders to the Capitol on March 3rd to discuss priority issues.

"I think it's especially encouraging to have students like Derrick and Zack looking to carry on and lead this important and valuable work for the next generation," said Senator O'Mara, who chairs the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee.

March 13, 2015
Read more...

Area conservation students, leaders meet with Senator O'Mara in Albany

Albany, N.Y., March 13—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) recently met with a conservation contingent from the Greater Southern Tier BOCES (GST BOCES), and local soil and water conservation leaders who were in Albany to promote their priority issues for 2015.

GST BOCES was represented by Don Mac Naughton, a Conservation instructor in the Career and Technical Education Department, and students Derrick Griffith and Zack Parker, who area also members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA).

March 13, 2015
Read more...

Legislators and highway superintendents, led by Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano, rally at the Capitol in support of local roads and bridges.

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano organized a rally at the Capitol today calling for increased state support for local roads and bridges.  They were joined in the effort by more than 100 of their legislative colleagues, highway superintendents from every region of the state and other local leaders.  

In the photo above, the group gathers on the historic Million Dollar Staircase in the New York State Capitol.

Read more...

March 4, 2015
Read more...

O'Mara and Palmesano: Local Roads Matter!

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano help deliver the message: Local Roads Matter!

Read more... 

March 4, 2015
Read more...

O'Mara, Palmesano salute Schuyler County Veteran ~ Philip J. Swaney, Sr. recognized as driving force behind 'Honor Our Heroes' initiative

Odessa, N.Y., February 27—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R,C-Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) welcomed distinguished area veteran and Schuyler County resident Philip J. Swaney, Sr. to the State Capitol on Wednesday, February 25th.

February 27, 2015
Read more...

A LAP AROUND HISTORIC WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

Watkins Glen, N.Y., July 1--During his visit to Watkins Glen International last weekend as part of the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen, which included dropping the green flag to start the Continental Tire 150, Senator O'Mara took a ride around the track in a Dallara Daytona Prototype.

July 1, 2014
Read more...

DROPPING THE GREEN FLAG ON SUMMER!

Watkins Glen, N.Y., July 1--It was a jam-packed and historic few days of racing last weekend for the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen on June 26-29 at Watkins Glen International -- the premier road racing facility in America.

July 1, 2014
Read more...

Senator O'Mara inducts Tony Specchio into the Senate's Veterans' Hall of Fame

Anthony J. "Tony" Specchio, Sr. of Watkins Glen is Senator O'Mara's 2014 inductee into the New York State Senate Veterans' Hall of Fame.

Read more...

May 21, 2014
Read more...

O'Mara pays tribute to Anthony J. "Tony" Specchio of Watkins Glen

Albany, N.Y., May 20—At a late morning ceremony in the Legislative Office Building honoring decorated and distinguished veterans from across New York State, State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and his colleagues today inducted Anthony J. “Tony” Specchio, Sr., a lifelong Watkins Glen resident and a fixture in civic and veterans affairs, into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

May 20, 2014
Read more...
Syndicate content