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➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-13T13:59:57+0000

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August 13th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-13T00:16:12+0000

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ANNOUNCES FREE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING FOR DISTRICT FIRST RESPONDERS, TEACHERS AND ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL

Partnership with New Windsor Councilman Andrew Regenbaum and Horizon Family Medical Group

Interested parties can also sign up via this online form https://forms.gle/k2ePXZTfzBLsqNtD8

New Windsor testing on Monday August 24th and 31st between 1 pm and 4 pm
92 Old Rt 9W, New WIndsor, NY 12553

Washingtonville testing on Tuesday’s August 25th and September 1st and 8th between 1pm and 4pm
90 E Main St, Washingtonville, NY 10992

Horizon antibody tests are full blood draws, the most accurate COVID antibody testing measure currently available. The test will only take approximately 10-15 minutes.

First responders, teachers and essential personnel who live or work in the 99th Assembly District and are interested in the free testing are advised to reach out directly to Assemblyman Schmitt’s office at 845-469-6929 or email schmittc@nyassembly.gov as pre-registration is required.

Interested parties can also sign up via this online form https://forms.gle/k2ePXZTfzBLsqNtD8. Additional information and next steps will be provided to those who pre-register.

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ANNOUNCES FREE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING FOR DISTRICT FIRST RESPONDERS, TEACHERS AND ESSENTIAL…

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

August 12th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-12T13:43:14+0000

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ANNOUNCES FREE COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTING FOR DISTRICT FIRST RESPONDERS, TEACHERS AND ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL

Partnership with New Windsor Councilman Andrew Regenbaum and Horizon Family Medical Group

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I, LBT, SAM-New Windsor) today announced he has secured free COVID-19 antibody testing for first responders, teachers and essential personnel of the 99th Assembly District in partnership with New Windsor Councilman Andrew Regenbaum and Horizon Family Medical Group.

Five dates of free testing will be offered over the course of three weeks at two locations. Testing will be conducted at Horizon offices in New Windsor and Washingtonville. Pre-registration is required.

New Windsor testing on Monday August 24th and 31st between 1 pm and 4 pm
92 Old Rt 9W, New WIndsor, NY 12553

Washingtonville testing on Tuesday’s August 25th and September 1st and 8th between 1pm and 4pm
90 E Main St, Washingtonville, NY 10992

Horizon antibody tests are full blood draws, the most accurate COVID antibody testing measure currently available. The test will only take approximately 10-15 minutes.

First responders, teachers and essential personnel who live or work in the 99th Assembly District and are interested in the free testing are advised to reach out directly to Assemblyman Schmitt’s office at 845-469-6929 or email schmittc@nyassembly.gov as pre-registration is required.

Interested parties can also sign up via this online form https://forms.gle/k2ePXZTfzBLsqNtD8. Additional information and next steps will be provided to those who pre-register.

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “As we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic I am focused on providing all possible assistance to residents of our district. That is why I am proud to partner with Councilman Andrew Regenbaum and Horizon Family Medical Group to provide our district’s first responders, teachers and essential personnel with free COVID-19 antibody testing. These tests show whether you have the antibody response necessary to provide immunity against future COVID-19 infection. The antibody test is a vital component to a healthy community and as the health crisis continues and with schools set to reopen I strongly encourage all first responders, teachers and essential personnel to take advantage of this opportunity. I want to thank Councilman Regenbaum and Horizon Family Medical Group for being partners with me in delivering this critical service for free across the 99th District. Horizon Family Medical always goes above and beyond for our communities and this generous partnership directly contributes to securing the long term well being of all communities in our assembly district.”

New Windsor Town Councilman Andrew Regenbaum stated, “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented difficulties for so many individuals, families and businesses. That is why it has been more important than ever for government and business to work together to help the community overcome these challenges. To that end, I am happy to partner with the Assemblyman and Horizon Family Medical Group to offer free antibody testing to first responders, teachers and essential personnel in every town of the 99th District. Horizon Family Medical Group unquestionably cares for the health and well being of all residents of the communities they serve and that is all the more evident today by this generous donation of time, personnel and supplies. I strongly encourage all who are eligible to sign up for this testing. “

Jim Olver, CEO, Horizon Family Medical Group stated, “On behalf of the Horizon Family Medical Group, I would like to thank New York State Assemblyman Colin Schmitt and New Windsor Councilman Andrew Regenbaum for partnering with us in an effort to provide free antibody testing for COVID-19 to first responders, teachers and essential personnel. This partnership will allow us to provide tests widely and efficiently due to the enhanced coordination with the Assemblyman across his district, which we also proudly serve. These tests are pivotal in the effort to make our communities safer in the fight against this virus. We at Horizon Family Medical Group thank Assemblyman Schmitt and Councilman Regenbaum for their continued efforts during this trying time.”

Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula Quincy!

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August 12th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-11T19:48:36+0000

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ENDORSED BY WESTCHESTER COUNTY CORRECTION OFFICERS BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I,LBT,SAM- New Windsor) has been endorsed for reelection by the Westchester County Correction Officers Benevolent Association.

The official endorsement from WCOBA President Neil Pellone stated, “The Westchester County Correction Officers Benevolent Association, is pleased to endorse your campaign for re-election to the New York State Assembly representing the 99th District. You have proven to be a strong advocate of Law Enforcement and all first responders, your most recent opposition to the repeal of 50-A and other knee jerk anti-police measures showed your support is unwavering. Pushing back on the bail reform laws shows your continued commitment to public safety.

Your strong community presence during this current pandemic partnered with your public service with the U.S. Army National Guard, besides impressive it is inspiring.

Our members are fortunate to have you represent them in the Assembly, and your constituents will truly benefit with your re-election.”

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “I want to thank WCOBA for their endorsement and unwavering support of my campaign. I have a proven track record of supporting our first responders and law enforcement in Albany along with a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of my constituents. I will continue this standard when re-elected in November.”

Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula Quincy!

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ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ENDORSED BY WESTCHESTER COUNTY CORRECTION OFFICERS BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATIONAssemblyman Colin…

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

August 11th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-11T15:45:51+0000

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT ANNOUNCES INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL STUDENTS

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I, LBT, SAM-New Windsor) today announced available internship opportunities for local students looking to gain first hand experience working in a government office.

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt’s District Office in Washingtonville is looking for college and high school students with interest in government, politics, current events and community involvement for fall semester internship opportunities.

With modified education schedules this fall, additional schools may offer class credit for interns.

For those interested in applying for an internship please contact knightjl@nyassembly.com or (845) 469-6929.

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt stated, “Gaining firsthand experience and knowledge in our governmental process and in helping others is invaluable. Whether you are thinking of a career in public service, are looking to give back to the community or simply gain professional office experience this opportunity is for you. There is nothing better than to help others and I hope you will join our Team!”

Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!

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August 11th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-11T00:05:41+0000

Objecting on behalf of my constituents to the proposed Clovewood Development at the Village of South Blooming Grove Village Board Meeting and Clovewood Public Hearing.

Objecting on behalf of my constituents to the proposed Clovewood Development at the Village of South Blooming Grove Village Board Meeting and Clovewood Public Hearing.

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Monday, August 10, 2020

August 10th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-10T14:38:35+0000

Get your tickets today for our big zoom event! https://secure.anedot.com/schmitt4ny/assemblyman-schmitt-virtual-event-with-lee-zeldin-c5910e1f7c3946e6b1998?fbclid=IwAR2ySK2bhrii1Tlxn07qCIc15UkJowANpjtMnL603tXZq9wG2qi8E0QpAJQ

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August 10th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-09T14:35:56+0000

Please see announcement below from O&R regarding reimbursements. If you have any issues with this process you can reach out to my office. —->

O&R announced today that the company will reimburse customers for food and prescription medicine spoilage if they lost power for 48 consecutive hours or longer during Tropical Storm Isaias, which slammed the region Tuesday.

If you lost power for more than 48 consecutive hours as a result of the storm, please fill out a claims form at: https://www.oru.com/en/services-and-outages/claim-form to cover your costs for spoiled food, medication or perishable commercial merchandise.

Residential customers may receive reimbursements for up to $235 with an itemized list, or up to $540 with an itemized list and proof of loss (with receipts, photos etc.).

Commercial customers are eligible for up to $10,700 for losses of perishable merchandise spoiled due to lack of refrigeration (with receipts, photos, invoices, etc.).

Requests for reimbursement must be filed on or before September 8, 2020.

Remember, Tropical Storm Isaias claims forms are available at: https://www.oru.com/en/services-and-outages/claim-form or, if customers do not have computer access but wish to file a reimbursement form, they can obtain a form by calling O&R Customer Service at 1-877-434-4100 and they will send one to the customer

https://www.oru.com/en/services-and-outages/claim-form

August 9th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-09T12:46:26+0000

Nikki and Quincy have this weeks fourth recommendation for our summer virtual book club. “Cooking for Picasso” by Camille Aubray. Check it out and sign up for the book club here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJHH4F1jMpK1VeJiM5KhCTbmxuInzU4JtNLHqYU7xSq974QQ/viewform

Ramapo Catskill Library System

Nikki and Quincy have this weeks fourth recommendation for our summer virtual book club. “Cooking for Picasso” by Camille Aubray. Check it out and sign up for the book club here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJHH4F1jMpK1VeJiM5KhCTbmxuInzU4JtNLHqYU7xSq974QQ/viewformRamapo Catskill Library System

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Sunday, August 9, 2020

August 9th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T23:12:42+0000

Chester social distancing summer concert series this evening with Lisa Ramey of The Voice performing! Great to be out with Councilmen Perez and Courtenay, Recreation Team Walt and Christin! Perfect Saturday!

Chester social distancing summer concert series this evening with Lisa Ramey of The Voice performing! Great to be out with Councilmen Perez and Courtenay, Recreation Team Walt and Christin! Perfect Saturday!

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Saturday, August 8, 2020

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T20:51:25+0000

Dry ice delivered for Woodbury residents still in need today. Distribution was coordinated with me by Mayor Egan and Trustee Giacomazza. I want to thank Tim and Andrew for their assistance.

Dry ice delivered for Woodbury residents still in need today. Distribution was coordinated with me by Mayor Egan and Trustee Giacomazza. I want to thank Tim and Andrew for their assistance.

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Saturday, August 8, 2020

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T19:49:47+0000

Town of Blooming Grove area residents dry ice is available until 5:30 PM at the Highway Garage! Thank you to Wayne Kirkpatrick, Chuck Quick and Steve Amante for helping with the delivery from my office and distribution to residents. Thanks to Supervisor Jeroloman and the entire board for coordinating with me. Happy to provide assistance to those in need at this time.

Town of Blooming Grove area residents dry ice is available until 5:30 PM at the Highway Garage! Thank you to Wayne…

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Saturday, August 8, 2020

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T18:58:11+0000

This afternoon my team and I were in Fort Montgomery partnering with Councilman Ty King to distribute dry ice to area residents in need. Thank you Town Clerk June Patterson for participating, along with Chamber of Commerce President Jim Modlin for your outstanding assistance. I appreciate the Ambulance Corps being stationed there during our distribution. Also a major shout out to Highway Superintendent Pat Patterson and his men for transporting all of the supplies.

This afternoon my team and I were in Fort Montgomery partnering with Councilman Ty King to distribute dry ice to area…

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Saturday, August 8, 2020

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T13:28:01+0000

UPDATE: Dry ice will now be distributed 11 AM today in Fort Montgomery

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT AND HIGHLANDS COUNCILMAN TY KING PARTNER TO DISTRIBUTE DRY ICE IN FORT MONTGOMERY

What: Dry Ice Distribution
Where: Parking Lot on Firefighters Memorial Drive across from the Fort Montgomery Post Office
When: TODAY Saturday, August 8, 2020
Time: 11 AM – Until supplies lasts

UPDATE: Dry ice will now be distributed 11 AM today in Fort Montgomery ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT AND HIGHLANDS…

Posted by Colin Schmitt on Saturday, August 8, 2020

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-08T11:20:30+0000

Thank you for the kind words MaryAnn | THR Letter: Letter: Schmitt goes above and beyond for constituents
https://www.recordonline.com/story/opinion/2020/08/06/letters-colin-schmitt-pays-attention-needs-constituents/3308581001/

https://www.recordonline.com/story/opinion/2020/08/06/letters-colin-schmitt-pays-attention-needs-constituents/3308581001/

August 8th, 2020|

➔ News from Assemblyman Colin Schmitt: 2020-08-07T23:14:26+0000

ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT AND HIGHLANDS COUNCILMAN TY KING PARTNER TO SECURE ICE AND WATER DISTRIBUTION IN FORT MONTGOMERY ON SATURDAY

Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt and Town of Highlands Councilman Ty King have partnered to secure ice and water for distribution to residents in the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery area that are in need due to the widespread power outages from Tropical Storm Iasias.

What: Water and Regular (wet) Ice Distribution
Where: Parking Lot on Firefighters Memorial Drive across from the Fort Montgomery Post Office
When: Saturday, August 8, 2020
Time: 11 AM – Until supplies lasts

Supplies will be distributed on a first come first serve basis until depleted.

Assemblyman Schmitt and Councilman King stated, “During this difficult time many in the Fort Montgomery area have been without power for days. In conjunction with O&R we have secured ice and water for distribution in the local community. We are happy to partner together to bring relief directly to local residents in need and invite all who need assistance to pick up from the distribution.”

August 7th, 2020|

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