Senator William Larkin and Mayor James Sottile are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of the Armor Dynamics Inc. facility at the Kingston Business Park. A major component of this project is a $1,000,000 grant obtained by Senator Larkin as part of the project financing.

Armor Dynamics is in the business of developing and manufacturing an innovative, composite armor material called Magmacore™, an extremely adaptable technology for use in the production of armor systems including: vehicle armor, security shields and other products.

Senate Republicans say jobs are the key to getting New York back on its feet

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today reacted to Governor Eliot Spitzer’s modified proposal to give New York State driver’s licenses to illegal aliens.

Senator Larkin said, "The Governor's new alien license plan still won't keep us safe. Governor Spitzer has made an abrupt U-turn on his plan to provide New York State licenses to illegal aliens. However, he is still insisting that they receive legitimate licenses.

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson), Kingston Mayor, James M. Sottile partners of Armor Dynamics Inc., and officials at the City of Kingston Office of Economic and Community Development will hold a groundbreaking today to announce construction of the new Armor Dynamics facility in Kingston.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007
4:00 PM
Kingston Business Park
Corporate Drive

Directions: The new Armor Dynamics site is located past the Alcoa Fastening Systems facility. Enter Kingston Business Park and proceed up the hill.


As a retired Lt. Col. in the United States Army and as a member of the New York State Standing Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, I strongly oppose the plan by Governor Spitzer to grant New York State driver’s licenses to illegal aliens.

The driver’s license is the basic identification document for nearly everyone in America.

Dear Editor:

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today spoke out about the potential serious physician shortage facing upstate New York and what the New York State Senate is doing to attract young talented physicians to upstate.

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced he has successfully secured state grants for Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. and Golden Hill Health Care Center in Kingston.

"I am very pleased to have been in a position to advocate for these state grants on behalf of Hospice and Golden Hill," said Senator Larkin. "It is especially satisfying knowing that this funding will be used to directly serve the patients and residents of these excellent facilities."

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) has obtained state funding for several local veterans organizations.

The New Windsor American Legion Post 1796 has received $10,000 for repairs and upgrades to its building on Walnut Street.

Disabled American Veterans, Edward G. Galian Memorial Chapter No. 212 in Goshen has received $10,000 toward the construction of a new handicap accessible pavilion at its meeting place to be used for events such as day trips by the hospitalized veterans at Castle Point Veterans Hospital.

P-J photo by Steven M. Sweeney


By MANLEY J. ANDERSON - Jamestown Post Journal