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Abraham Bockee - Life
... Born in Shekomeko, New York, Bockee attended the public schools ... He graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1803 ... He studied law in Poughkeepsie, New York ...
Same-sex Unions In The United States - Same-sex Marriage - New York
... After a 2006 New York Court of Appeals decision in which the Court upheld the constitutionality of New York State's opposite-sex definition of marriage, New York gay rights groups vowed to push for same-sex ... proposed a same-sex marriage bill to the state legislature as governor on April 27, 2007 ... This legislation passed the New York State Assembly on June 19, 2007, but died in the Republican-controlled New York State Senate and was returned to the Assembly ...
Parks & Trails New York
... Parks Trails New York (PTNY) is the leading statewide not-for-profit parks and trails advocacy organization in New York State ... Founded in 1985, and based in Albany, the state capital, PTNY is dedicated to protecting, expanding, and promoting a network of public parks, rail and ... As the leading statewide voice for parks, Parks Trails New York launched its Campaign for Parks in 2006 with the release of a highly acclaimed report, Parks at a Turning Point – Restoring and enhancing New York’s ...
Matthew Titone - Early Life, Education, Career
... Titone, a former judge of the New York State Court of Appeals ... After being admitted to the New York State Bar Association in 1992, Titone worked pro bono for the Staten Island AIDS Task Force and Project Hospitality ... Titone garnered national attention when he took on the New York State adoption industry representing a family who adopted a baby boy ...
Public Employees Federation - Political Activity
... PEF also contributed $150,000 to state political campaigns in the first six months of 1986, ranking it among the top PACs in the state ... In 1987, PEF spent $36,822 on state political party-building efforts, more than any other group in New York State ... campaigns—behind only the New York State AFL-CIO ($1 million), the Civil Service Employees Association ($704,875), and the Medical Society of the State of New York ($695,275) ...

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    The last public hanging in the State took place in 1835 on Prince Hill.... On the fatal day, the victim, a man named Watkins, peering through the iron bars of his cell, and seeing the townfolk scurrying to the place of execution, is said to have remarked, ‘Why is everyone running? Nothing can happen until I get there.’
    —Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    In Vietnam, some of us lost control of our lives. I want my life back. I almost feel like I’ve been missing in action for twenty-two years.
    Wanda Sparks, U.S. nurse. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 72 (November 7, 1993)