December 15, 2017

Murphy honors Peekskill honor student

Peekskill Student Nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Peekskill, NY – Peekskill High School senior Valentina Loaiza has a GPA of 99.69, and that is only part of her many academic achievements. Valentina was recently nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program by Senator Terrence Murphy. Senator Murphy visited the high school on December 14 to present Valentina with a …

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December 14, 2017

Murphy comments on Child Victims Act

SHRUB OAK, NY – State Senator Terrence Murphy commented today on the prospects of passing a Child Victims Act in the 2018 legislative session. While acknowledging the previous iteration of the Act raised due process concerns with its provisions to give an unlimited look-back time frame, Senator Murphy said: “To the victims of childhood sexual abuse: we believe you. We support …

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December 14, 2017

Make the Grade: BOCES Students Impressed with Advice from Senator Murphy, Judge Reitz & Local Drug Treatment Experts

Yorktown, NY – More than 180 students at Putnam-Westchester BOCES Walden School in Yorktown sat on the edge of their seats on December 11, as four adults and a recovering teen explained the legal, personal, and long-term ramifications of drug abuse. Senator Terrence Murphy was joined by experts in their fields, including Judge James Reitz, Susan Salomone, Executive Director of …

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December 7, 2017

EagleFest set to soar again on February 10th

Senator Murphy & Teatown Partner to Present Popular Family Event Featuring Special Guest Dar Williams Croton-on-Hudson, NY – The eagle returns to the nest on Saturday, February 10, 2018, when the 14th Annual Hudson River EagleFest festival lands in Croton Point Park. In celebration of the bald eagle’s migration, Senator Terrence Murphy will partner with Teatown Reservation to sponsor EagleFest 2018. …

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December 6, 2017

Terrence Murphy comments on startling New York Times article regarding Hawthorne Cedar Knolls

HAWTHORNE, NY – Earlier today the New York Times released a startling articledetailing the current state of affairs on the campus of Hawthorne Cedar Knolls residential facility. New York State Senator Terrence Murphy, who represents the Hawthorne community, has been an outspoken critic of the facility and its care for the youth on its campus: “Sex trafficking, particularly involving innocent children …

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December 6, 2017

Slow Response by NYSEG Left Region In Dark During Weak Tropical Storm

Hudson Valley Lawmakers Call for Review of NYSEG’s Actions Albany, NY – On October 29, 2107, the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, a potentially devastating tropical storm tore through the Hudson Valley, producing high-speed winds, torrential rain, and hazardous flooding.  Although tropical storm Philippe did not deliver as advertised, it left behind numerous snapped power lines and uprooted trees. Residents …

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December 4, 2017

Murphy, AFC Urgent Care Give the Gift of Life

Sponsor Successful Blood Drive to Answer NY Blood Center’s Need for Donations Yorktown, NY – More than 30 conscientious men and women proved it is better to give than to receive as they donated blood at a community blood drive held on November 30. The drive, co-hosted by Senator Murphy and American Family Care (AFC) OF Yorktown Heights was organized …

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December 4, 2017

A Shore Thing: Governor Cuomo’s Signing of Legislation Earmarks Three Local Lakes for Waterfront Revitalization

Albany, NY – Our local waterways help sustain the economies of lakeside communities and serve as satisfying sanctuaries for fishing, boating, and swimming. Growing concern over the intrusive algae and pollution affecting Lake Baldwin, Lake Ossi and Lake Purdys prompted Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne to author legislation designating these lakes as inland waterways for the purpose of …

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December 2, 2017

Murphy announces Peekskill HS senior nominated for US Presidential Scholars Program

Valentina Loaiza Ranked First in her Class Peekskill, NY – Alicia Keys, Jodie Foster, Weird Al Yankovic and Senator Amy Klobuchar all graduated at the top of their class in high school. Peekskill High School senior Valentina Loaiza, ranked first in her class of 247, is heading toward the same lofty accomplishment. Recognizing Valentina’s potential, Senator Terrence Murphy recently nominated …

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