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Arts & Music Brooklyn Senior Idol 2010 winner Nunzio Franzese.
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The production company behind reality TV show “American Idol” has dropped the request that its name be kept out of a Brooklyn singing competition for seniors, State Senator Marty Golden announced Tuesday. Golden has co-hosted the singing contest, “Brooklyn Senior Idol,” for the last seven years. His office signed a legal contract with lawyers from FremantleMedia North…

News State Senator Marty Golden (Photo By Erica Sherman)
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A bill signed into law yesterday extended the September 11th Worker Protection Task Force Act, which supports those afflicted with a disability as a result of working at the World Trade Center, for another five years. The extension, sponsored by Senator Marty Golden and Assemblyman Peter Abbate, will allow the task force to continue aiding…

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State Senator Martin J. Golden will host simultaneous free shredding events, this Saturday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at both of his district offices: 7408 Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, and 3604 Quentin Road in Marine Park. Those attending should bring as many personal documents as they wish to shred. A press release issued…

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Just a reminder that State Senator Marty Golden will be holding another in a series of follow-up town hall meetings for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, January 24, 7:00 p.m. at Public School 277, 2529 Gerritsen Avenue. Also, another reminder that the final day residents affected by Sandy may apply for assistance from FEMA is…

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Last year, State Senator Marty Golden introduced a bill that would stiffen penalties for hit and run and drivers. The bill passed in the Senate but failed to gain traction in the Assembly. Golden and a group of other local politicians have not given up and have reintroduced the bill, according to a press release.…

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State Senator Marty Golden will host two follow-up town hall meetings for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. The first meeting will be held January 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Avenue. FEMA has a Disaster Recovery Center stationed at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, everyday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00…

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State Senator Marty Golden is cosponsoring legislation that he believes would end the long lines for gasoline we saw following the events of Superstorm Sandy. The proposed legislation would provide tax credits upwards of $15,000 for gas stations and other convenience stores for the purchase of generators that would keep stations running in the event of another mass…

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State Senator Marty Golden wants to reinstate the death penalty in New York, particularly for those who kill cops, according to a recent press release. Golden put forward the bill in light of three cop shootings this past week. “As a former New York City Police Officer, I know there is evil walking on the streets of the…

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If you’re still digging out from Superstorm Sandy – and we know many residents and businesses are – there’s a town hall meeting tonight in Gerritsen Beach following up on Sandy recovery efforts. Folks, realize that these opportunities are quickly petering out, so if you have forms you need to file, appeals you need to…

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Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); the New York City Departments of Health, Finance and Buildings; the NYC Rapid Repairs Program, and the New York State Department of Financial Services (Insurance) will participate in a follow-up town hall meeting sponsored by State Senator Martin J. Golden. The meeting, designed to give residents of…

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