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Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

Senator Grisanti Recognizes National Women And Girls In Sport Day

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti today recognized National Women and Girls in Sport Day, which marks the importance of sports participation in the lives of girls and women.

 

This year's celebration highlighted the role that athletics can play in young girls' development and success by acknowledging the past accomplishments of female athletes, recognizing current sports achievements, pointing out the man positives of participating in sports and highlighting the continued struggle for equality and access for women in sports.

"Studies have shown that participation in sports can have a positive influence on the intellectual, physical and psychological health of young girls," said Senator Grisanti. "According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the majority of female athletes earn higher grades in class and have a better chance of earning entrance to college."

Jacobs' “Thank-A-Vet” And EG Tax Service Partner Up For Veterans

Jacobs' “Thank-A-Vet” And EG Tax Service Partner Up For Veterans

EG Tax offers 10% discount benefit to Veterans participating in Discount Program

Erie County, NY—Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs welcomes EG Tax Services to his “Thank –A-Vet” Discount Program.  This program has grown from 27 businesses to over 600 and growing, offering valuable discounts on goods and services, making it a real benefit to our veteran community.

“I want to thank Esther Gulyas and EG Tax for joining our program and offering discounted tax preparation services to our veterans,” said Jacobs.  “With tax season quickly approaching this is the perfect time for veterans to put their “Thank-A-Vet” card to work for them.”

JACOBS EXPANDS AUTO BUREAU SERVICES

JACOBS EXPANDS AUTO BUREAU SERVICES

County Clerk now offering motorists additional locations and hours

Erie County, NY- Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs is proud to announce that the Erie County Auto Bureau is offering additional locations and hours through the On-Site Mobile Unit. Jacobs has successfully teamed up with the AAA of Western and Central New York and Supervisor Sheila Meegan, Town of West Seneca, to make auto bureau services more convenient.

“I pledged to restructure and improve the hours and location sites of the Erie County Auto Bureau”, said Clerk Jacobs. “We are working with our partners in government and the private sector to expand office operations and enhance hours for area motorists.”

JACOBS SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO KEEP PISTOL PERMIT INFORMATION PRIVATE

JACOBS SUPPORTS LEGISLATION TO KEEP PISTOL PERMIT INFORMATION PRIVATE

Makes motion for vote at statewide County Clerk's Meeting

Erie County, NY - Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs made a motion at the New York State County Clerk's Association (NYSACC) meeting calling for the State Legislature to pass legislation to keep the information of pistol permit holders protected from public disclosure.

"The SAFE Act kept the State Police Pistol Permit Database protected from public disclosure yet county pistol permits are not; we are asking for consistent protection of our citizens across-the-board,” said Jacobs. The vote of the statewide County Clerk's Association, representing Clerks from the 62 Counties across the State, was nearly unanimous at today's meeting which laid out the 2014 Legislative Agenda for NYSACC.

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti Announces Satellite Office Hours

New York State Senator Mark Grisanti Announces Satellite Office Hours

Senator Grisanti’s district office will hold satellite office hours throughout the 60th District of the New York State Senate.

A staff member will be present and have available various forms, informational brochures, and contact information for constituents. The general public is invited to visit at no cost to taxpayers and interact with one of the senator’s representatives.

The locations, dates and times are listed below:

ORCHARD PARK TOWN HALL:

4295 S. Buffalo Street

Orchard Park, NY 14127

Tuesday, January 21st ……..4-7pm

Tuesday, February 18th…….4-7pm

Tuesday, March 18th ………..4-7pm

Tuesday, April 15th …………..4-7pm

Tuesday, May 20th …………..4-7pm

Tuesday, June 17th ………….4-7pm

HAMBURG TOWN HALL:

6100 South Park Avenue

Hamburg, NY 14075

Tuesday, January 7th ………4-7pm

Tuesday, February 4th……..4-7pm

Tuesday, March 4th …………4-7pm

Social Media, Used Responsibly, Brings Worldwide Attention to Local School

Social Media, Used Responsibly, Brings Worldwide Attention to Local School

 

We’ve all heard tragic stories involving schools, students and social media. However, there are times when social media can have a positive impact, and students at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School recently learned that lesson firsthand.

The story began when students at the Cheektowaga elementary school were asked by their art teacher, Mary Saternus, to paint a beautiful mural for the National “Water Is Life” Mural and Art Challenge sponsored by Wyland Foundation. The Wyland Foundation was created by marine life artist Robert Wyland. As part of the competition, students were asked to depict how we interact with rivers, lakes, streams or wetlands, and how water shapes our world. 

Jacobs Reminds Snowmobilers to Register their Sleds in Erie County

Jacobs Reminds Snowmobilers to Register their Sleds in Erie County

Erie County, NY- Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs wants to remind snowmobilers to register their sleds “locally” and avoid the registration rush by mailing in their snowmobile registrations using the signature green “Renew Local” envelope or doing so at any of the Erie County Auto Bureaus.

“Snow has already begun to fly and we do not want any snowmobiler to be delayed in being properly registered”, said Jacobs. “Winter in Erie County is more fun on a snowmobile and we want riders ready to enjoy the season.”

Members of a snowmobile club will save money on their registration, as the registration fee is only $45.00. Non-members will pay the full registration fee of $100. Snowmobilers are encouraged to contact the Erie County Federation of Snowmobile Clubs by visiting www.wnysnowtrails.com for information on joining local clubs.