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WRIGHT WELCOMES SEAWAY VALLEY AMBULANCE OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR PATRICIA GONYOU TO ALBANY Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) welcomes Patricia Gonyou of St. Lawrence County to the State Capital. Ms. Gonyou, a critical care technician for Seaway Valley Ambulance, received congratulation from Senator Wright for being named the Outstanding Employee of the Year. Ms. Gonyou was in Albany with the United Ambulance Network for their lobby day. 0.243 mb

Senator Jim Wright and Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava welcome students from across the North Country to the State Capitol. The students traveled to Albany on behalf of the North Country Children's Clinic to support school based health clinics. While in Albany, the students took a tour of the Capitol Building. 0.25 mb

Senator Jim Wright welcomes director Jeffrey Howlett and the Ogdensburg Free Academy's Stage Band to Albany. The band traveled to the State Capital on March 7 to play for members of the State Legislature as a part of the New York State School Music Association's Music in Our Schools Festival. School choirs and bands from across the state come to Albany throughout the month of March to promote the importance of music education. 0.217 mb

Senator Jim Wright, AFL-CIO President Denis Hughes and Senate Labor Committee Chairman Senator George Marziarz discuss the 2005 legislative session prior to a Labor Committee meeting. 0.235 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) talks with New York State AFL-CIO president Denis Hughes prior to the first Senate Labor Committee meeting of 2005. President Hughes was invited to address the Committee, which Senator Wright is a member, regarding the union's 2005 legislative agenda. 0.22 mb

Officials from Alcoa recently traveled to Albany to meet with Senator Jim Wright, Chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, regarding contract negotiations with the New York Power Authority. Current industrial contracts between local industrial companies including Alcoa and the New York Power Authority will expire in 2013. The Power Authority has communicated with Senator Wright that they are committed to providing ongoing low cost energy to these customers. Pictured from left to right are Senator Jim Wright, Sue LaClair of the Massena Alcoa Plant and Sharon Kanareff, Manager of Alcoa's North American Public Strategy. 0.212 mb

Senator Wright's office was recently taken over by 4th graders from Central Square Intermediate School. The fourth grade class traveled to Albany to visit the State Capitol, and historical sites near and around the Captial city. The classes also made a visit to the State Museum where they had a sleep over. 0.364 mb

Senator Wright's office was recently taken over by 4th graders from Central Square Intermediate School. The fourth grade class traveled to Albany to visit the State Capitol, and historical sites near and around the Captial city. The classes also made a visit to the State Museum where they had a sleep over. 0.462 mb

Senator Wright meets with members of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association in his Albany office. Sitting from left to right are, Donald Rowe, Senator Wright and Christopher Hanson. Standing from left to right are Chris Leo, Legislative Representative for NYSCOPBA, Lyndon Johnson, Matt Hicks, Kevin Deshane, Randy Page and Robert Peryea. 0.247 mb

Senator Wright and Assemblyman Will Barclay present a resolution to Oswego Library's President ellie Cali in honor of the library's 150th anniversary. 0.413 mb

Senator Jim Wright joined the 150th anniversary celebration of the Oswego School District Public Library. Senator Wright and Ellie Cali, President of the the library, cut a cake in honor of the library's anniversary. 1.119 mb

Senator Wright answers questions and addresses concerns from SUNY Oswego students relating to Higher Education and how it will fit into the 2004-2005 budget among other important issues. The Senator made a recent visit to the SUNY Oswego campus to participate in a community forum sponsored by NYPIRG. 0.343 mb

Senator Wright accepts an appreciation award from Nancy Bellows, Director of the Oswego Small Business Development Center. The Senator was acknowledged for his past and continued work in assisting the Small Business Development Centers in Oswego and throughout his entire district. 0.479 mb

Senator Wright recently joined local members of AARP for lunch during the organization's annual lobbying trip to the State Capitol. Pictured from left to right are: Janet Long, Senator Wright, Carolyn Normile and Don Drew. 0.329 mb

While visiting the Oswego County BOCES, Senator Wright was treated to a delicious lunch prepared and served by the students of the Culinary Arts programs. Keep the molasses cookies on the menu! 0.465 mb

Senator Wright recently traveled to Mexico for his annual tour of the Oswego County BOCES. The Senator met and had lunch with the Director of Human Resources, Mark LaFountain, far left and with several BOCES students. Pictured here are, Tracy Nichols, Early Childhood Education, Debbie Brown, Business Information Technology, Luke Price, Computer Systems and Stephanie Cilento, Physicians Assistant program. 0.392 mb

Senator Jim Wright welcomes Rev. David Thomason of the Southwest Oswego Baptist Church as a guest to the New York State Senate Chamber in the State Capitol. During his visit to Albany, Rev. Thomason led a prayer breakfast sponsored by New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms. Rev. Thomason was invited by Senator Wright to provide the opening pray for the day's Senate Session. 0.5 mb

Doug Thompson and William Janeway representing the Tug Hill Commission and the Nature Conservancy recently traveled to Albany to meet with state officials regarding ongoing projects in the Tug Hill region. Mr. Thompson and Mr. Janeway show projects to Senator Wright on a map of the region. 0.431 mb

Members of the Oswego County Federation of Sportsmen traveled to Albany to discuss their legislative concerns with state lawmakers. Senator Jim Wright, Assemblyman Oaks, Assemblyman Barclay and Assembly Scozzafava listen to members as they discuss their Federations agenda. 0.393 mb

Local representatives from the New York State Nurses Association recently traveled to Albany to meet with area lawmakers. Pictured from left to right sitting is Julie Lynn Roy, Lesli LaClair and Jean Heady. Standing is Maria Peterson, Senator Wright, Assemblyman Aubertine, Assemblywoman Scozzafava, Anne Beevers and Kim Berghorn. 0.361 mb

Jefferson Community College President Joe Olson presents Senator Jim Wright a collage highlighting the many outstanding attributes of the college. 0.439 mb

Father Roger McGuiness of Plattsburgh and Winny Sachno of Catholic Charities in Ogdensburg traveled to Albany to discuss their legislative concerns with Senator Wright. They presented Senator Wright with a plaque to guide him through the legislative session. 0.435 mb

SUNY Canton students Richard DeBill, Vice President of the Student Cooperative Alliance and Marisa Robert, Student Cooperative Alliance President traveled to Albany to visit Senator Wright. While in Albany, the students met with lawmakers to lobby on behalf of SUNY. 0.324 mb

Jefferson County Legionnaires traveled to Albany to meet with Senator Jim Wright and Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava regarding the American Legion's 2004 Legislative Agenda. Pictured from left to right are: Senator Wright; Dale Dingman, LaFargeville; Al Schultz, Adams; Jamie Brassard, Theresa; and Jefferson County Commander James Brassard also of Theresa. Among the issues discussed were military service credit for public employees, the establishment of state veterans cemetery and flag protection. 0.373 mb

Representatives of the Northern New York Library System traveled to Albany recently to meet with Senator Jim Wright and Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine regarding support for public libraries. Pictured from left to right are: Malcom Starks, Norfolk-Hepburn Library; Barry Worczak, Lyons Falls; Marian Stanton, Fulton Public Library; John Hammond, Executive Director of the Northern New York Library Network; Senator Wright; Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine; Steve Bolton, Watertown; D. Hobert, Director of Fulton Public Library; Douglas Holyoke, Sandy Creek and John Cleveland, Sackets Harbor. 0.405 mb

The Rev. Duane Motley (right), Founder and Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, visited Albany to present Senator Wright with an award for outstanding service to his constituents in the area of religious freedoms, liberties and moral values." 1.02 mb

Representatives from the Northern Regional Center for Independent Living traveled to the State Capital to discuss legislative issues with Senator Wright including Election Law and the Timothy's Law proposal. Pictured from left to right sitting are: Andrea Doldo, Rebecca Shamey, Senator Wright, Chelsey Miller; standing: Ray Pierre, Elizabeth Patience, Bill Cripp, Kim Smith and Penny Parisi. 0.068 mb

Patricia Okoniewski and Michael Patane both of Fulton, NY, traveled to Albany to meet with Senator Jim Wright regarding issues related to physician assistants. Much of the conversation focused on the support physician assistants provide for health care in rural areas. 0.475 mb

George E. Sprague, Lewis Steinbrecher and E. James Fields, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, traveled to Albany to visit their state representatives including Assemblyman Will Barclay, Senator Jim Wright and Senator Jim Wright.. VFW members and the lawmakers discussed the organization's legislative agenda. 0.476 mb

Senator Wright and President Stanley join members of the Oswego Lakers at the groundbreaking of the new convocation center -- the future home of the Laker's hockey team. 0.168 mb

Senator WRight joins Oswego State President Deborah Stanley for the groungbreaking of the Convocation Center. 0.174 mb

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Senator Wright talks with students, teachers and parents from Volney while on a tour of the State Capitol. 0.112 mb

Senator Wright and Assemblyman William Barclay joins members of Volney 5th grade during a tour of the State Capitol. 0.137 mb

Senator Wright and Assemblyman William Barclay visit with 5th graders from Volney School. 0.128 mb

Senator Wright and Assemblyman Barclay meet with Volney 5th graders in the State Capitol. 0.125 mb

Senator Wright answers questions from Volney 5th graders. 0.124 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) presents Cindy Intschert of Sackets Harbor with the Woman of Distinction Award at a New York State Senate ceremony in the state Capital. 0.4 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) joins Nancy Butman of Oswego and JoAn and Frank Scott of Pulaski, Ms. Butman's sister and brother-in-law, at the New York State Senate Disabilities Awareness Day. Ms. Butman was presented with the Achievers' Award. 0.52 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) presents Nancy Butman of Oswego with a proclamation at the New York State Senate Disabilities Awareness Day. 0.442 mb

Mrs. Fleury's fourth grade class from Central Square stopped to see Senator Wright's office while in Albany visiting the state's Capitol. 0.123 mb

Members from the Jefferson County Farm Bureau met Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) in the Senator's Albany Office to present him with the Bureaus' Circle of Friends Award. The award emphasizes the commitment Senator Wright has historically demonstrated to help local farmers. Pictured from left to right are: Charles Eastman, Vice President of Jefferson County Farm Bureau; Senator Wright; Jason Bast and Bill Eastman. 0.094 mb

Jennifer Kelly, a native of Morristown and a sophomore at the State University of New York at Albany, interviews State Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown). Miss Kelly, a political science major, took time out of her busy study schedule to visit Senator Wright in his Albany office. While meeting with the Senator, Miss Kelly also visited the Senate chamber to view session. 0.093 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) visited Hasting Mallory Elementary School to recognize the students and staff for receiving the Business Council Pathfinder Award. Accepting the resolution from Senator Wright on behalf of their school are Jasmine Pulver (left), Zachary King and Principal Susan Hirst. This award is distributed to schools to acknowledge diligent students who have contributed to helping their schools in academic improvement. While visiting the school, Senator Wright also met with fourth and fifth grade classes to discuss the State Legislature and his role as their senator. 0.093 mb

Political science students from Jefferson Community College had the opportunity to talk with Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) while the class visited the State Capitol in Albany on March 13. 0.089 mb

Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) welcomed Immaculate Heart Central High School athletes to the state Capitol in recognition of their 2002 achievements. 0.135 mb

State Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown) and Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine (D- Cape Vincent) recently met with administrators and students regarding the benefits of school based health centers. Local Watertown High Schools students and administrators from the North Country Childrenís Clinic made the trip to Albany to meet with the lawmakers. Pictured sitting left to right are: Scott Hunt, Assemblyman Darrel Aubertine; Senator Jim Wright; Dan Eastman, Jacquel Schell; standing: Janice Charles, Debra Dowe, Uylissa Willis, Codi Dodge, Rosemary Gilbert and Nancy Conde. 0.125 mb

Senator Jim Wright and Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava visited local tourism promoters at the Empire State Tourism Showcase. Pictured left to right are Christin Gray of Oswego County Promotions and Tourism; Assemblywoman Scozzafava; Senator Wright; Suzanne Bixby, 1000 Island International Tourism Council; and Deanna Halko representing the Riveredge Resort Hotel. 0.112 mb

Senator Jim Wright met with Jefferson County representatives of Families Together in New York State. The group spoke to the Senator regarding access to information, support and services for families of children with emotional, behavioral and or social disorders. They also discussed custody relinquishment, an issue that greatly impacts parents with children with special needs. Pictured from left to right sitting are Debbie Dufresne, Maureen Fuller, Glen Stewart, Senator Jim Wright and Elizabeth Hatch; standing Tracy Zeltwanger, Elizabeth Patience and Kathy Conner. 0.077 mb

Oswego County S.A.F.E. Program recently visited Senator Jim Wright and Assemblyman William Barclay while in Albany. The BOCES based program spoke to the lawmakers about prevention of teen pregnancy. Pictured sitting are Ashley Westerbeck, Mary Lichtenstein, Chris Kelsey, Jamie Lyn Walts, Aurora Aguzar, Kim Hough, Amanda Metcalf, Matt Tombs, Hilary Marks. Standing are: Linda Eagan, Senator Jim Wright, Assemblyman William Barclay, Cheryl Perkins-DiGiovanni, Jennifer Deeb, Kelly Firenze and Laurie Ouimet. 0.113 mb

School food service directors from Oswego and Jefferson counties met with Senator Wright in the state capital. They discussed the food nutrition programs and efforts to teach school children about healthy life styles. Pictured left to right are: Senator Jim Wright; Wendy Swift, APW Central Schools; Morgan Wisner, Mexico School District; Debbie Richardson, Hannibal Central School and Craig Orvis, Watertown City School District. 0.097 mb

Senator Jim Wright, left, met with Daniel Creazzo, Administrator of United Helpers Care, Inc. located in Ogdensburg. United Helpers Care provides services to people with developmental disabilities, allowing them an opportunity to have a high quality of life. 0.098 mb

Oswego County members of Veterans of Foreign Wars traveled to Albany to meet with local state officials and discuss the organizationís legislative goals for the 2003-04 session. Pictured from left to right are: Assemblyman William Barclay (R,C,I-Pulaski); Senator Jim Wright (R,C,I-Watertown); James E. Field, Oswego VFW Post 5540; VFW National Deputy Chief of Staff Bruce Mullenax, Oswego; Assemblyman David Townsend (R,C,I,WF-Lee) and Assemblyman Bob Oaks (R-Macedon). Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava (R,C,I-Gouverneur) is not pictured. Among issues Mr. Field and Mr. Mullenax discussed with the lawmakers was adequate health care for veterans, military service credit for veteran state retirees, and the need for increased respect for the Pledge of Allegiance. 0.095 mb

Oswego County Opportunities made a visit to Senator Wright to discuss their teen pregnancy prevention programs. Pictured left to right are: OCO Staff member Angela Schimsff; Alexandra Butterfield, peer educator; Gabriella VanAuken, peer educator; Senator Jim Wright, Benita Lough, peer educator; Stephanie Allman, peer educator and OCO staff member Jennifer Worden. 0.108 mb

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