Lyons – Continuing his commitment to New York State’s veterans, State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that he has secured a $20,000 New York State grant to purchase a new transport vehicle for Wayne County. The new van was necessary to replace the old van that had been taken out of service. The new van will allow the County to continue the provide this necessary transportation service to veterans who need transportation to the Syracuse V.A. for medical treatment while avoiding costly repairs and expense to Wayne County.
“It was a pleasure for me to advocate for and secure the state funding needed to purchase a transport van that will allow Wayne County veterans to be transported to Syracuse for treatment and services,” said Senator Nozzolio. “This service is one way in which we can recognize the dedication and sacrifices our veterans have made to defend and protect us.”
“Senator Nozzolio has been a staunch advocate for our veterans and on behalf of all Wayne County Veterans, I would like to thank him for his efforts and continued support,” said James Fabino, Lyons Town Supervisor.
“We greatly appreciate Senator Nozzolio’s commitment to Wayne County Veterans and the work that he has done throughout the years to help meet our needs,” said Carm Pascarella, member of the Wayne County Veterans Committee and Rose Town Supervisor.
The $20,000 New York State grant will be used to transport Wayne County Veterans to the Veterans Office in Syracuse and other V.A. services.