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Galef TV Show Highlights Local Music Series Start-up in Public Library

Contact: Sandy Galef

(914) 941-1111

Assemblywoman Galef Discusses Free “Words & Music” Concert Series at Ossining Public Library on Her “Dear Sandy” TV Show

(July 1, 2013) The latest installment of Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s television program “Dear Sandy” highlights the efforts made by members of one of her communities, Ossining, to bring talented musical performers – for free – to their local public library for the community and those nearby to enjoy. Galef is joined by Alan and Ellen Marzelli, founders of the “Words & Music” concert series, which is currently funded by Ossining’s Public Library Foundation. The Marzellis recount with Assemblywoman Galef the process of funding and organizing their series, and tell some stories about artists and musicians that have appeared at the library in the past.

The Marzellis founded the concert series after realizing that the 200 seat theater located on the lower level of the Ossining Public Library, had been largely under utilized by the community. “I certainly hadn’t heard of it,” explains Mr. Marzelli in describing how he and his wife came to make use of the theater. They negotiated with the library to secure access to the theater on certain dates and to set to work finding the right equipment, support, and, most importantly, musicians. Mr. and Mrs. Marzelli initially funded, organized, and ran the series on their own; they learned to operate sound equipment, film and photograph live music, and book musical acts. The series, now in its third year, draws hundreds of people, often even beyond the theater’s small capacity, for its Sunday shows spread throughout the year. While they “look for artists that inspire us with their music,” notes Mr. Marzelli, the Marzellis aren’t worried about booking musical acts. “People do want to perform in this theater,” said Ellen Marzelli, “it’s a wonderful space.”

“The ‘Words & Music’ concert series draws impressive performers and widespread support for the Ossining Public Library,” says Assemblywoman Galef, “It was wonderful to talk with the Marzellis about how they built this series from the ground up. I hope others will watch and be inspired to try something similar in their own communities, or come to one of the great free concerts in Ossining.”

To learn more, tune in to cable television at the following dates and times.

“Words & Music” airs as follows:

Cablevision

Fridays, July 12, 19, 26 & August 10

at 9:00 P.M. on

Ossining and Peekskill Channel 15

(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)

Wappingers Falls Channel 21

(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)

and

Yorktown Channel 74

(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)

Comcast

Fridays, July 12, 19 & 26

at 9:00 pm

Carmel, Kent, Mahopac & Putnam Valley Channel 8

*Please check your local listings as the air dates for this channel may change

Verizon FiOS Customers

Please check your local listings for specific air times.

Bazzo 07/02/13

Frank Talks With Bruce The Blog: Dr. David Goldstein

Bazzo06/29/13

Galef TV Show Special Highlights Project Labor Agreeement Roundtable Discussion

For Immediate Release Contact: Sandy Galef

(518) 455-5348

(914) 941-1111

Assemblywoman Galef’s “Speak Out” Special TV Show Highlights Ways to Save Money for Taxpayers

Galef’s roundtable discussion on Project Labor Agreements

will be featured on a special edition of “Speak Out”

(June 4, 2013) On Wednesday, May 15th Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosted a forum to discuss Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) and how they may offer money saving opportunities for capital projects. Galef invited schools boards and school superintendents, municipal and county officials, as well as her constituents to come hear what people in labor and industry and school boards have to say about PLAs.

At the forum, six expert panelists discussed PLAs in the context of the Wicks Law, and whether or not PLAs could work to successfully avoid the burdens of Wicks and save money. The six panelists were: Kelly Macmillan, Director of Public Infrastructure Projects for the Empire State Development Corporation and the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement Project, Ted Nadratowski, NYS Thruway Authority’s Interim Project Manager for the Tappan Zee Project, Ross Pepe, President of the Construction Industry Council of Westchester and the Hudson Valley, Edward Doyle, President of the Building & Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam, and Michael Fox, a Senior Legislative Policy Analyst for the New York State School Boards Association. Dissenting opinions about the benefits of PLAs among the panelists made for a lively and informative forum.

“While not everyone can agree that Wicks serves a purpose, or that Project Labor Agreements are a way to offer protections from Wicks while still keeping jobs competitive, there may be opportunities where Project Labor Agreements can help to make capital projects more efficient,” said Galef. “I invite viewers to draw their own conclusions about PLAs and I encourage my constituents to contact me with any feedback that they may have,” she concluded.

The forum will air as a two-hour special.

“Speak Out” Special on Project Labor Agreements

airs as follows:

Cablevision

6/15, 22, 29 & 7/6

Ossining and Peekskill airs on Channel 15: Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)

Wappingers Falls airs on Channel 21: Saturday at 9:00 a.m.

(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)

Yorktown airs on Channel 74: Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)

Comcast

Please check your local listings for air dates and times

Verizon FiOS Customers

Please check your local listings for air dates and times
Bazzo 06/05/13

Frank Talks with Bruce the Blog-Daisy Jopling, Classical/Rock Violin Virtuoso

Bazzo06/01/13

Watchdog Report with Yorktown High School Student Jeff Naft On YouTube

Watchdog Report with Yorktown High School Student Jeff Naft

Bazzo 06/01/13

Yorktown Watchdog with Gregory Kane – YouTube

Please watch this video with Gregory Kane and Cody the watchdog. It will also be aired this Saturday at 9:00AM ON CHANNEL 74.
DON’T FORGET MEETING STARTING AT 7:00pm AT THE YORKTOWN TOWN HALL ON WEDNESDAY MAY 29, 2013.
ED

Bazzo 05/25/13

Assemblywoman Galef’s “Speak Out” TV Show features Special Guest Senator David Carlucci

For Immediate Release Contact: Sandy Galef (518) 455-5348

Assemblywoman Galef Hosts New York State Senator David Carlucci on Her “Speak Out” Television Show

(May 22, 2013) Assemblywoman Sandy Galef is joined by Senator David Carlucci of the 38th New York State Senate District, on her latest episode of “Speak Out with Sandy Galef.”

Carlucci, who is the former clerk of the Town of Clarkstown, discusses how his past as a clerk impacts his current leadership style through ways such as his continuous use of a mobile office. Carlucci explains how he uses his mobile office to travel around to various places, especially supermarkets, so his constituents who normally don’t have the time to mail or call him can still have a chance to talk to him about their issues.

The Senator’s mobile office has given him some ideas for legislation that include bills that he and Galef have worked on together. Along with the mobile office, Carlucci has recently opened up another office in Ossining so, as he puts it, “nobody has to cross a bridge to see their state senator.”

Carlucci, however still has to cross the Tappan Zee Bridge in order to traverse his district so he sees firsthand the issues associated with the bridge replacement project. The Senator discusses what he has learned through meetings with transportation task forces and what he feels must be done with the bridge. Carlucci also discusses with Galef some of his proposed legislation that he feels will benefit the local communities as well as the state as a whole along with which legislation he feels has worked and which has not worked.

“I am very glad that Senator Carlucci was able to join me on my show. It is important for people to be able to get to know their elected officials,” said Assemblywoman Galef. “I hope that my constituents will watch this show to gain a better insight into state government, Senator Carlucci’s priorities, current issues he is working on, and how we will continue to work together going forward.”

Tune in to cable television on the following days and times to learn more.

“Working with Senator Carlucci” airs as follows:

Cablevision

Airs: May 29 & June 5, 12, 19

Ossining and Peekskill airs on Channel 15: Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)

Wappingers Falls airs on Channel 21: Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)

Yorktown airs on Channel 74: Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)

Comcast

Airs: May 29 & June 5, 12

Carmel, Kent, Mahopac & Putnam Valley Channel 8: Wednesday at 7:30

Verizon FiOS Customers

Please check your local listings for air times
Bazzo 05/23/13

Yorktown Watchdog Report with Peekskill Supervisor Linda Puglisi – YouTube

Please look at these videos.
One compares The town of Cortlandt with Supervisor Linda Pugulissi and Yorktown. Another shows you how to save on taxes with the UTY’s lawyer Bobbie Ann Cox.
Watch all three they are very informative.
ED Cifone

Bazzo 05/14/13

Assemblywoman Galef Highlights Efforts to Improve Transportation in Putnam County on her “Dear Sandy” TV Show

For Immediate Release Contact: Sandy Galef

(914) 941-1111

Assemblywoman Galef Highlights Efforts to Improve Transportation in

Putnam County on her “Dear Sandy” TV Show

(May 10, 2013) The latest installment of Assemblywoman Sandy Galef’s television program “Dear Sandy” highlights the efforts being made by various Putnam County government organizations to improve transportation within the county. Galef is joined by Anthony Ruggiero, Commissioner of Putnam County Department of Planning, Development and Public Transportation and Vincent Tamagna, Chairman of the Putnam County Transportation Task Force.

Part of Galef’s district is located in Putnam County, a county with a little under 100,000 people. Currently there are obstacles to public transportation, and there is no efficient, traditional bus system that you might find in other counties. Only about one-third of the county is served by any sort of public transportation. Tamagna discusses the role of the newly formed task force he leads and some of the suggestions that they plan on making to the County administration. Ruggiero discusses the current transportation system and the complications involved in making any changes. Both Ruggiero and Tamagna are working with various organizations to test the current transportation, riding the buses and trains to see what is working and what is not.

“I’m sure that my constituents will be as interested as I was to learn about the current state of Putnam County’s transportation system, and I look forward to seeing what the future has in store for transportation changes.” said Galef.

To learn more, tune in to cable television at the following dates and times.

“Improving Transportation in Putnam Valley” airs as follows:

Cablevision

Fridays, May 17, 24, 31 & June 7

at 9:00 P.M. on

Ossining and Peekskill Channel 15

(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)

Wappingers Falls Channel 21

(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)

and

Yorktown Channel 74

(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)

Comcast

Fridays, May 17, 24 & 31

at 9:00 pm

Carmel, Kent, Mahopac & Putnam Valley Channel 8

*Please check your local listings as the air dates for this channel may change

Verizon FiOS Customers

Please check your local listings for specific air times.

Bazzo 05/10/13

Frank Talks with Bruce the Blog-Michael Boriskin of Copland House

Bazzo 05/08/13