Shed The Meds Program

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Looking to dispose of expired medications? Drop them off for safe disposal on Saturday, June 24th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Garden City Village Hall (349 Stewart Avenue, Garden City).

Any type of medication can be brought for safe disposal. Additionally, sharps are also accepted. Safely disposing of medications prevents pollution of our waterways, protects our environment and keeps them out of the wrong hands.

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) and State Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that their bill, (A.1839-B/S.4570-A), to help reunite people with their lost cat or dog heads to the Governor’s desk for signature.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the New York State Senate and state Assembly have passed legislation he sponsored (S.6679) to enable the Town of Malta to lower speed limits on its local roads when a higher road speed is deemed potentially hazardous to public safety.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed his legislation, “Jacobe’s Law,” to require that schools notify parents when a child is being threatened by a bully.

“Jacobe’s Law” (S.1355B) requires that school employees charged with receiving reports of harassment, bullying or discrimination make a reasonable and good faith effort to contact the parents or guardians of the students involved in an incident of bullying or harassment.

With three days left in the scheduled 2017 legislative session, today, state Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), Denise Krohn, whose dogs were brutally murdered, and animal advocates are asking why two people, the Assembly Speaker and Assembly Codes Committee Chairman, are blocking “Kirby & Quigley’s Law” public safety legislation that has 104 sponsors, from coming to the Assembly Floor for a debate and up or down vote.

Children in Mont Pleasant and Hamilton Hill will soon have a new place to safely recreate thanks to legislation passed by Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville).

That’s just one of two home rule bills Tedisco got passed in the New York State Senate to benefit residents in the City of Schenectady.

The first bill (S.6401A), would alienate 1.35 acres of Quackenbush Park for a new Schenectady Boys and Girls Club facility to serve children in the Mont Pleasant and Hamilton Hill neighborhoods.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville), who chairs the state Senate’s Social Services Committee, announced that both the Senate and Assembly today passed new legislation he sponsored to help prevent domestic violence.

The measure (S.5394A), adds the New York State Police Superintendent to the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence Advisory Council and the Office of Victim Services to the state’s Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. 

The New York State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) to designate bodies of water in Fulton County as Inland Waterways to help local governments in the county receive more federal and state grant funding for waterfront revitalization to boost tourism and for environmental protection.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsored (S.5813B) to transfer control of Kinns Road Park in Clifton Park to the Town for continued recreational purposes.

This bill would allow Saratoga County to transfer the 64 acre Kinns Road Park to the Town of Clifton Park, which has maintained the reforested land since the mid-1970s. 

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed “Suzanne’s Law -- the Assault-Free School Zone” bill to protect children and students from violence on school grounds.