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Estate Planning and Medicaid Basics Program

Please join Senator Kemp Hannon as he presents an Estate Planning and Medicaid Basics Program.

The program takes place on Tuesday, October 25 at the East Meadow Public Library. (1886 Front Street, East Meadow)

Senator Hannon’s guest speaker, Melissa Negrin-Weiner, Esq, will discuss the importance of estate planning and advance directives such as Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, and Living Wills.

She will also review asset protection planning and Medicaid eligibility for both home care and nursing home care, as well as crisis planning and Veterans benefits.

CORTLAND, 09/12/16 – State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I-Oneonta) today joined in the grand opening of Seven Valleys New Tech Academy in Cortland and announced a $200,000 state grant he secured to help with the school’s development.

 

Senate Majority Leader John. J. Flanagan today announced the creation of the Senate Majority Task Force on Counterterrorism and Public Protection and appointed Senator Thomas Croci (R, Sayville) as Chair. The Task Force will analyze current counterterrorism and public protection measures that have occurred since September 11, 2001, and will make recommendations for future legislative and administrative actions that will promote the improved public safety of all New Yorkers.

To help raise awareness of Hydrocephalus and support the 11th Annual Hydrocephalus WALK, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) sponsored and passed a resolution designating the month of September as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month in New York State.  Majority Leader Flanagan recently joined with Mia Padron and Jackie Davidson of the Hydrocephalus Association in his Smithtown office to raise public awareness about the upcoming fundraising walk.

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) has been appointed to the Senate Majority Task Force on Counterterrorism and Public Protection.  Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan announced the creation of the Task Force, which will analyze current counterterrorism and public protection measures that have occurred since September 11, 2001, and will make recommendations for future legislative and administrative actions that will promote the improved public safety of all New Yorkers.                                            

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan (R-C-I, Elma) applauds an agreement signed by the governor to modernize New York’s Alcohol Beverage Control Law.  Under legislation co-sponsored by Gallivan, restaurants and bars would be allowed to serve alcohol earlier on Sundays and reduces burdensome fees for wineries, distilleries, breweries and cideries statewide.   

I am honored to pay tribute to the number of men and women who have proudly served our country from across the North Country and Central New York as part of my Veterans Hall of Fame displays, now on exhibit in local libraries across the 48th District.

Included among the tens of thousands of service men and women from our region are dozens of veterans across Oswego, St. Lawrence and Jefferson Counties, who have defended our freedoms from wars and conflicts, many making the ultimate sacrifice and each with their own personal story of valor, bravery and heroism.

State Senator Rob Ortt (R,C,I – North Tonawanda) today delivered a combined $50,000 in state funding to support programs, services and public safety efforts in Niagara County. The funding, secured in this year’s state budget, is in addition to funds secured by the Senator last year.  

Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) will host a Community Resources Fair at the Magnarelli Community Center on Thursday, October 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This free event is open to all area residents. The nonprofit and government agencies listed below will have tables at the fair and provide important information on health care and health insurance, housing, veterans services, services for seniors, and more, as well as offer giveaways. Rite Aid will offer flu shots (with insurance card and co-payment). For more information, call the district office at 478-8745.

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