State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) was honored to receive a photo from fifth grade teacher Martha Clough when her class and other students from Gloversville’s Boulevard Elementary School came to Albany to tour the Capitol on Nov. 17th. Ms. Clough was on one of the first class tours for Senator Farley in 1977, the year he took office. Ms. Clough was accompanied by her daughter,who was taking one of the last tours Senator Farley hosts before he retires on Dec. 31st.

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with fifth grade students from Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville Enlarged School District, on Nov. 17th when they toured the State Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with students in Ms. Clough’s class.

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with fifth grade students from Boulevard Elementary School, Gloversville Enlarged School District, on Nov. 17th when they toured the State Capitol. He discussed New York State history and government with students in Mrs. Miller and Miss Marsello class.

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C, I – Schenectady) had the pleasure of meeting with students from high schools involved with the Suburban Council on November 10th as part of the Suburban Council Leadership Conference. The student Senators from the 16 Capital Region High Schools visited the State Capitol and the Senate Chambers. Participating schools at the conference from Senator Farley’s district included Ballston Spa High School, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School and Schenectady High School.

In October Senator Serrano, Councilmember Ben Kallos, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer  hosted the first IDNYC pop-up enrollment site on Roosevelt Island. The IDNYC program provides New Yorkers with access to countless essential services and benefits that they are entitled to as residents of New York City. Regardless of immigration status, members of the community can properly identify themselves through this program, which provides New York City identification cards.

Senator Serrano assisted Council Member Vanessa Gibson in honoring some outstanding Bronx citizens at her Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. The Honorees consisted of many people and organizations that have made various contributions to the community. Senator Serrano provided the honorees with New York State Senate proclamations celebrating their contributions to society. 

In so many ways, our senior citizens represent the backbone and foundation of our families and communities. They understand the importance of history and tradition, while also recognizing areas for change and growth. We appreciate all they have done to help build our community, and now it's important that we support those who have given so much to us.

Senator José M. Serrano, in conjunction the with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, RiverSpring Health offered free flu shots at his District Office. State Senator Bill Perkins, NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Assembly Member Robert Rodriguez co-sponsored this beneficial service for the East Harlem community

On the East Coast, hurricane season typically lasts from June until November, with New York City most at risk between August and October. This past month, Senator Serrano offered off-site constituent services hours focused on preparing residents of the 29th Senate District for emergency situations and natural disasters. On select days, the office partnered with Governor Cuomo's Citizen Preparedness Corps, New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM), and the American Red Cross to host training courses and information sessions.

Senator Serrano joined Assemblymember Robert Rodriguez and his team for their annual Senior Summit for the East Harlem community. Senator Serrano was proud to help the Assemblymember kick off the annual event by giving opening remarks which highlighted their partnership to help the East Harlem community. Senator Serrano's office also participated in the program by hosting an information table about their off-site constituent hours at local senior centers in East Harlem and the services available for seniors through state agencies. 

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