Posted by Seth Urbinder on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
(Bayside, NY) Senator Tony Avella continues to advocate for the passage of his legislation in the State Senate which would impose a crucial three year moratorium on the highly controversial implementation of Common Core standards in New York State.
Posted by Seth Urbinder on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
BAYSIDE, NY – Today, Senator Avella announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded on June 9th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.
Posted by Seth Urbinder on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
PS 26 in Fresh Meadows will be a lot cooler soon thanks to a $200,000 state allocation.
Members of the PTA and school staff gathered at the school last week for notification of the funding, allocated by state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside). Principal Dina Koski said the school has been seeking money for repairs and electrical upgrades for up to 15 years.
Posted by Seth Urbinder on Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
(BAYSIDE, Queens) On Tuesday, Senator Avella was joined by P.S. 133 Principal and Bellerose residents at a press conference to announce a $250,000 funding allocation to the Bellerose Playground, located directly behind the school.