June 26, 2017

Music to our ears – Murphy & Assemblyman Byrn present $1,000 grant to local Fraternal Order of Police

Grant Will Support the Stephen P. Driscoll Memorial Pipe Band

Carmel, NY – The bagpipes have been a staple of music for as long as there have been parades, memorial services and traditional ceremonies. Renowned composers such as Joseph Hayden and Ludwig Van Beethoven wrote symphonies incorporating the bagpipes. The unique sound of the pipes can even be heard in non-traditional music in the songs of Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, …

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June 24, 2017

Murphy Lights Up the Scoreboards

Yorktown, NY – When Yorktown Central School District Superintendent Dr. Ralph Napolitano and the District’s Athletic Director, Fio Nardone, recently stepped out onto the high school baseball field, the pair celebrated one last notable accomplishment – the installation of two new scoreboards. Thanks to a $35,000 state grant secured by Senator Terrence Murphy, the Yorktown Huskers now have state-of-the-art scoreboards …

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June 22, 2017

Murphy backs bill making Veterans with PTSD eligible for Medical Marijuana

Albany, NY – After more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, more than 300,000 veterans have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Senator Terrence Murphy, a long-time advocate for our veterans, has seen the effects of PTSD first-hand, and has co-sponsored legislation that would ease the constant pain, depression and occurrence of substance abuse among …

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June 22, 2017

Murphy helps extend property tax exemption for Cold War Veterans

Albany, NY – The ink was barely dry on the documents signed by the Japanese Empire signifying the end of the Second World War when another war began. There were no direct military campaigns in the “Cold War” between the United States and the Soviet Union, yet billions of dollars and millions of lives were lost in the 45-year struggle …

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June 19, 2017

Murphy announces listing of prominent physician’s former home on my NY Register of Historical places

Croton-on-Hudson, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy is pleased to announce that the Underhill-Acker home has been listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places. The home, located at 4 Hamilton Avenue in Croton-on-Hudson, was once owned the Underhill’s, a prominent local family, and Dr. Thomas Jefferson (T.J.) Acker, a respected physician. “The Underhill-Acker House is an important historical …

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June 19, 2017

New York State Senate unanimously passes Murphy’s Bill to notify residents of dangerous sex offernders coming from other states

Albany, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy has drawn a line in the sand and dared sex offenders to step over it. That line is the state line, and previously, it could prevent sex offenders from moving into New York and living anonymously for a while awaiting their risk level designation. To close that avenue of escape, Senator Murphy authored S6548, …

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June 19, 2017

Protecting sacred ground: Legislation sponsored by Murphy will help state acquire Montrose V.A. as a sanctuary for veterans

ALBANY, NY – Our veterans have dodged bullets in bug infested rice patties, prayed as anti-aircraft fire shredded their planes, and fired their guns at enemy vessels until their barrels were white hot, all in a noble effort to protect our freedom. For many, coming home to their families was enough of a reward. Others lost their homes, friends and …

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June 16, 2017

Murphy Inspires PARC Graduating Class of 2017 To Be All They Can Be

Mahopac, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy made a surprise appearance at the 47th PARC Preschool Graduation held in Mahopac on June 16th. Senator Murphy congratulated the 14 graduates, and spoke with teachers and parents about the importance of recognizing when a child may have a learning or behavioral disability. “It is vital that we take care of our most vulnerable …

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June 16, 2017

Murphy Inspires PARC Graduating Class of 2017 To Be All They Can Be

Mahopac, NY – Senator Terrence Murphy made a surprise appearance at the 47th PARC Preschool Graduation held in Mahopac on June 16th. Senator Murphy congratulated the 14 graduates, and spoke with teachers and parents about the importance of recognizing when a child may have a learning or behavioral disability. “It is vital that we take care of our most vulnerable …

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