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It Was One Year Ago Today…

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Since changing ownership one year ago, we are proud to report that the tradition of The Messenger remains strong, with an increase in original content as well as categories. The paper has grown in...

Learning the Value of a Dollar

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We’ve all heard some variation of it, “money doesn’t grow on trees;” so much so it’s become a battle cry for parents across the world to rely on. And with good reason.  As we get...

The Dangers of Helicopter Parenting

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Beware – the helicopter mom or dad. May we all be fortunate enough to recognize them, and not be them. But, why?  Sure, we all want to protect our children from the dangers of society....

Weekly Legislative Update

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For the better part of the past year, gas prices, rising inflation and violent crime have been among the major quality-of-life concerns keeping New Yorkers up at night. Each of these issues has now...

New Yorkers Should Comment on The Consequences of Climate Goals

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Amid the worst inflation in 40 years, New Yorkers are forced to tighten their belts to manage persistent, skyrocketing prices. The cost of living is rising and household budgets are feeling the pinch. The...

Weekly Legislative Update: Assemblyman Fitzpatrick

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The 2022 legislative session is well underway in Albany with budget negotiations about to begin in earnest next week as we return from our mid-winter break. Governor Hochul has proposed a spending plan for...

A Message From Assemblyman Jarett Gandolfo

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It’s been a lively week so far in Albany, with amendments designed to save our kids failing thanks to the Assembly Majority, and the all-important topic of bail reform being addressed by its most...

A Message From Mario Mattera

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This week, I joined my colleagues in the Senate Republican Conference to once again say enough with the mandates and enough with the masking of our children. Simply put, we said it is time...

Doug Smith: Andrew Cuomo’s Portrait Does Not Belong in the State Capitol

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Andrew Cuomo is angry. Despite resigning in disgrace this past summer, he now spends his days plotting his comeback and revenge against anyone he has marked as a political enemy. This week, in response...

Long Island Weekly: Jodi Giglio

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To me, being a legislator is about the health and safety of you and your family. The absolute best way I can think to do that is to keep you as informed as possible...

Governor Hochul Declared War on the Suburbs – Jarett Gandolfo

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Amidst all the noise surrounding COVID mandates, violent crime, and economic strife, Governor Hochul quietly declared war on the suburbs. In her Executive Budget proposal, the Governor included language which will mandate every local...

Don’t Dilute the 2% Cap: We Must Ensure It Is Not Altered

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Our elected officials are subject to a great deal of criticism, and often quite justified. But there are times that we must step back and give them credit for doing the right thing. When the...

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