Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today announced a new $50,000 state grant that he has secured to enable the Rexford Fire Department to purchase “Jaws of Life” extrication tools to help firefighters rescue people who are trapped in their vehicles.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle today are urging the New York State Department of Transportation to enhance public safety and reduce costs for local taxpayers by installing new safety signage near the two Glenridge Road rail bridges in Glenville to stop the frequent truck bridge strikes.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today is calling on the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to revoke its new $25 license plate tax on motorists.

The DMV yesterday announced plans to replace the existing blue-white and gold license plates with new plates starting in April 2020.  Motorists will have to pay a $25 license plate replacement fee on top of their existing registration renewal fees.  If you want to keep your current license plate number, you will also have to pay an additional $20 fee.

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today joined Glenville Town Supervisor Chris Koetzle, members of the Town Board, and the Buhrmaster family to officially break ground on the new “Glenville Town Center James R. Buhrmaster Pathway.”

Tedisco was pivotal in making the project happen by helping to secure a $250,000 state grant for the construction of the new pedestrian trail on Glenridge Road that will go from the intersection of Route 50 to the entrance to the Woodhaven neighborhood in Glenville.  

Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) today honored “Stranger Things 3” star Gabriella “Gabby” Pizzolo of Niskayuna to celebrate her breakthrough performance as the character “Suzie” in the hit Netflix television program.

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Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) and Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh (R,C,I-Ballston) recently honored the Class A New York State Champion Ballston Spa High School Varsity Boys Baseball Team in celebration of their amazing championship season – the school’s first state title in 46 years! 

Exercise safely this summer and get free ice cream to beat the heat. That’s the goal of the innovative Safe Summer Bike Helmet program founded by Senator Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) which kicked off yesterday for its 22ndyear. 

Senator Tedisco joined with Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino, Mayfield Mayor Jamie Ward and Gloversville Supervisor Charlie Potter, to lead the Mayfield summer camp attendees in a bike ride and then scooped free ice cream cones donated by Stewart’s Shops. 

  1. On May 31, longtime staffer Danil Singh celebrated his last day at the District Office with Senator Persaud and staff before moving on to another phase in his career.
  2. On May 31, Senator Persaud joined V.P. Goksel Guven and the Turkish Cultural Center of Brooklyn for Iftar Dinner.
  3. On June 1, Senator Persaud attended Community Board 16 and School District 23's 3rd Annual Youth and Empowerment Conference at I.S. 275.