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Senator Grisanti Sponsored Electronic Waste Collection Event A Success For Western New York

Senator Grisanti Sponsored Electronic Waste Collection Event A Success For Western New York

BUFFALO, NY- October 9, 2012- Senator Mark Grisanti (R,I-Buffalo)  today announced that more than 80,000 pounds of electronic waste were collected and recycled at a free event Saturday hosted by Senator Grisanti in cooperation with SunnKing Electronic Recycling Inc. at St. Amelia School. 
 
Residents of Tonawanda and throughout Erie County dropped off items as small as computer keyboards and as large as copy machines and flat screen televisions. Volunteers from the Town of Tonawanda Aquettes assisted with the unloading of cars in an effort to move the process smoothly along throughout the day. The success of this inaugural event has organizers planning a second event for next year.

Karl Rove at Canisius College Tonight

Karl Rove at Canisius College Tonight

KARL ROVE, FORMER DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF AND SENIOR ADVISOR TO PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, TO SPEAK AT CANISIUS COLLEGE

Buffalo, NY – The William H. Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs and Leadership at Canisius College will welcome Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to President George W. Bush, on Monday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center, located at the corner of Main Street and Eastwood Place.  Rove’s lecture is entitled “Understanding America’s Challenges.”  The event is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.   

To Vote Or Not To Vote 2012



“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.” - Leonardo da Vinci


We have heard the speeches, read the articles and sat by the television as numerous candidates, including the current President, promised the American people, as well as the world, better days ahead.

This is nothing new.  In America, a Presidential election is held every four years.  Why are the 2012 elections any different than the rest?

There are diverse opinions of why "this" candidate is better, or that viewpoint is "not suitable", however, I ask you, dear reader:

  • Do you know anything about who you are voting for?
  • Are you aware of what they stand for, not just one cause but all causes?
  • Do you research the history of each candid

The History and Plight of the Rohingyas: Burma

The History and Plight of the Rohingyas: Burma

History of the Rohingyas from Restless Beings.Org

The Rohingyas are one of the most persecuted communities in the world. Although, they have been living in the state of Arakan since the 8th century (which is now part of Burma), the Rohingyas have been under extreme scrutiny by the Burmese government. They haven't been recognised as citizens of The Union of Burma since Burmese independence in 1948, instead they are known as 'non citizens'.

The Burmese Junta have discriminated the Rohingya because:

  • They are not similar in looks
  • Speak a different language 
  • Have a different religion. 

As a means of clamping down on the Rohingya, the Junta have restricted even the most basic of rights such as education, marriage and citizenship.

New Yorkers Deserve Good Insurance Options

New Yorkers Deserve Good Insurance Options

Three years ago, a New York public school custodian, returning from his coffee break, was hit by an underinsured driver while crossing the street and left permanently disabled. He was in a training program and on his way to becoming a chief custodian but instead was left disabled, requiring significant physical therapy to even walk again.  While he thought the insurance he purchased would provide some financial relief for the fact he could no longer perform his job, he was left high and dry.

Grisanti Announces Crime Fighting Grants Awarded to Buffalo And Niagara Falls Police Departments

Grisanti Announces Crime Fighting Grants Awarded to Buffalo And Niagara Falls Police Departments

Senator Mark Grisanti (R, I-60) today announced that the state Division of Criminal Justice Services  (DCJS)  has selected the City of Buffalo and the City of Niagara Falls police departments to each receive funding as a part of Operation IMPACT to target violent and gun crime and domestic violence.   Operation IMPACT awarded $13 million to 17 counties with priority given to those jurisdictions with the highest volume of crime.   

Grisanti Kicks Off Great Race Events: Antique Race Cars Stop In Buffalo Thursday

Grisanti Kicks Off Great Race Events: Antique Race Cars Stop In Buffalo Thursday

Senator Mark Grisanti (R-60)  will kick off the festivities as the first of 92 vintage race cars start to arrive at the Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum.  Over an hour and a half period, one car will arrive every minute.  The race cars left Traverse City, Michigan on Saturday June 16 and will end on July 1st in Dearborn, Michigan.  The Buffalo overnight stop will celebrate the city’s rich automotive history.

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