Recently, the North Country Family Health Center celebrated a major milestone.  The center’s Maynard P. Wilson Elementary School-Based Health and Dental Program—in the South Jefferson Central School District—turned 10 years old.  The program provides students in the school with a number of dental services, as well as other health care.

Earlier this week at Robbins Family Grain/ North Harbor Dairy in Sackets Harbor, State Senator Patty Ritchie attended a meeting with New York State Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets Richard Ball, as well as local farmers and agriculture industry leaders.

The meeting was organized in an effort to discuss ways the agricultural community can work together to support local farmers and further grow New York State’s leading industry.

Home Grown: A Round Table Discussion on Youth and the Future of Work in Upstate New York

Senator Jen Metzger, Chair of the Committee on Agriculture, Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Chair of the Committee on Children and Families, Senator Roxanne J.

Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village, Far Rockaway) is proud to announce that two of his bills were signed into law today by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The first will improve the ease of voting and the second will provide health information to the formerly incarcerated.

More information on the bills are below:

S1590 - Requires the state board of elections to create a system to allow a copy of the candidate and contest information contained on each ballot style submitted by each county board of elections to be accessible to the public via web.

Free HVAC Training - Get Your HVAC License

Senator James Sanders Jr. is partnering with NYSERDA and Tauris Tech to host a Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program in the Rockaways.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a EPA 608 Universal Technician Certification. This will be a hands-on program where students may have the potential to gain immediate employment. The course is FREE and open to High School seniors, individuals who have a H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.

Hoylman: “Community Board Budgeting will not only help identify local capital needs by empowering community boards, but also bring transparency to the budget process.”

NEW YORK--Today, State Senator Brad Hoylman (D/WF-Manhattan) joined community leaders in announcing a plan to seek guidance from local community boards on the allocation of New York State capital funds in his 27th Senate District.