The following Appropriations requests were submitted by Rep. Steve Israel (NY‐02) Amount Organization Address Description Requested Army Corps of New York District $300,000 Improvements to seawall on the main artery Engineers Jacob K. Javits which is currently insufficient to protect Federal Building, 26 roadway from storms and hightides. Without Federal Plaza, Room addressing these weaknesses, there would be 2109, New, NY the potential for loss or interuption of roadway 10278 access for first responders and emergency access to over 2,000 individuals. Central Islip Civic PO Box 219 Central $200,000 The funds will be used for the revitalization Council, Inc Islip, NY 11722 and redevelopment of foreclosed properties through a coordinated community outreach effort in a region devastated by the mortgage crisis. The funding will provide for renovations to vacant homes in the community and restoration of these homes for affordable housing. Cold Spring One Bungtown $5,000,000 Funding will support critical research and Harbor Road Cold Spring equipment costs for genetic and metabolic Laboratory & Harbor NY 11724 analyses aimed at improving oil production in Brookhaven duckweed species. This funding will speed up National the development of viable biofuel alternatives Laboratory to fossil fuels and support this critical advanced energy resource on Long Island. Economic Save Our Children $300,000 This funding will found the Wyandanch Youth Opportunity Coalition 14 South Resource Center, whose primary goal is to Council 20th Street address the needs of targeted at‐risk students Wyandanch, NY and their families with after school programs 11798 for crime and violence prevention. It will include a Summer Institute to address the learning needs of students, a Mentor program to provide role models for participants and a Parent Education Initiative to ensure the child's success. Fire Island Land 250 Lawrence Hill $250,000 Stabilization and rehabilitation of two historic Trust Road, Cold Spring buildings on Fire Island owned by the National Harbor, NY 11724 Park Service by the Fire Island Land Trust and in a collaborative conservation partnership. Friends of PO Box 376 $1,135,000 Funding will be used to build and equip the Wertheim National Brookhaven, NY Visitor Learning Center/Administrative Facility Wildlife Refuge 11719 of Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Phase I funding being requested will be for site work, A/E services and regional engineering services. Gerald J. Ryan 1434 Straight Path, $100,000 The Gerald J. Ryan summer camp in Outreach Center Wyandanch, NY Wyandanch provides a safe and instructive 11798 environment for local kids and teenagers. The camp employs 20 teens from the local area, who serve as tutors and counselors for the summer and fall. Have a Heart 164 Main Street, $100,000 Funds will be used to help cover the financial Children's Cancer Huntington, NY needs of struggling families who have children Society 11743 diagnosed with cancer. This organization allows parents to focus their attention on their child's treatment and recovery. Hispanic 344 Fulton Avenue, $200,000 These funds will help provide mental health Counseling Center Hempsread, NY services to the uninsured and underinsured 11550 and 1322 Hispanic population on Long Island. Proper Fifth Avenue, Bay prevention will help ease the strain on local Shore, NY 11706 emergency rooms and reduce the long term effects of mental health problems. Hunter Squires 133 Dixon Avenue, $60,000 This funding will provide for vital structural Jackson American Amityville, NY improvements to the American Legion Post Legion Post 1218 11701 building in order to maintain its structural integrity and to incorporate "green technology" during the retrofitting process. The goal is to install a new reinforced flat roof which will replace the original flat roof and to install solar panels after installation of the new reinforced roof; and to retrofit the building's interior lighting and HVAC system. The building for Post 1218 has been designated as a village emergency shelter for evacuated and displaced persons in the event of a natural disaster or catastrophic event such as a devastating hurricane or Tsunami. Therefore, it is imperative that the structural repairs on the roof are made before the next hurricane season. Huntington 746 New York $100,000 The coalition works with 4 partner breast Breast Cancer Avenue, 2nd flr., cancer groups (who serve 17 counties) to Action Coalition Huntington, NY provide evidence‐based knowledge to diverse/ 11743 underserved populations of all ages & backgrounds on how to reduce risks of cancer & optimize their health. Huntington 100 Main Street, $250,000 The funding will be used for interior Community Suite 309, renovations including energy efficiency Development Huntington, NY retrofits to the Huntington Business Incubator Agency 11743. that assists small minority businesses during the critical start up period and beyond with office space, business plans accounting and marketing support. Island Harvest 199 2nd Street, $125,000 Island Harvest collects good surplus food from Mineola, New York area retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers 11501 and distributes them free of charge to food pantries and soup kitchens. This funding will unerwrite the costs of transporting donated food to Long Island‐based food pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs. Long Isand Forum DHS Manufacturing $6,000,000 Funds will be used to continue a DHS program for Technology Technology Center to identify/transition advanced technologies in of Excellence in the homeland security industrial base. This will Bethpage, NY improve/reduce costs of products delivered to first responders. Long Island Gay 34 Park Avenue, Bay $500,000 The Anti‐Violence Project ‐ Long Island (AVP‐LI) and Lesbian Shore, NY 11706 program will provide assistance for all victims Youth (LIGALY) of hate and bias crimes on Long Island through a unique collaboration with organizations serving individuals historically victimized by these crimes. Through this federal appropriation, AVP‐LI will expand by building community coalitions, increase support for victims and survivors, better document incidences of hate and bias crimes and enhance training for service providers and law enforcement personnel. Long Island 333 Earle Ovington $3,000,000 The interest was overwhelming in LIPA's RFP Power Authority Blvd, Uniondale, NY for 50 mW with over 400 MW of proposals 11553 incorporating photovoltaic arrays to be installed on commercial and municipal rooftops, along parking lots, atop landfills, and at brownfield sites. With this funding, LIPA can administer the installation of solar energy systems across Long Island without any additional cost to consumers. These installations can be put on municipal buildings like schools, fire departments and local government buildings. Long Island 700 Northern $1,800,000 Funds will be used to provide outreach to high Univeristy Boulevard, school students in underserved areas through Brookville, NY intense mentoring, education, and support. 11548 These students will in turn serve their communities by becoming teachers in underserved communities across Long Island. Mothers Against 33 Walt Whitman $65,000 With over 300 volunteers already involved, this Drunk Driving Road, Huntington funding will support a volunteer coordinator Long Island Station, NY 11746 responsible for coordinating their activites, training and growth. It is our goal to have a "Community Champion" for MADD‐LI in every zip code and this position will make that happen. New York State 330 Old Niskayuna N/A We are requesting that the New York National Division of Rd, Latham NY, Guard be added to the Federal Transit Security Military and 12110‐2224 Grant Program. This change will be to support Naval Affairs transportation security operations being performed by the Joint Task Force Empire Shield. New York State 330 Old Niskayuna $7,200,00 This money will fund construction of facilities Division of Rd, Latham NY, for a new military unit. The 105th Airlift Wing Military and 12110‐2224 has been selected for a new unit and mission, Naval Affairs a Base Defense Group which will require a facility to house greater than 200 personnel and extensive equipment and supplies. Present Security Forces Squadron has only 4,572 square feet of space but is authorized 14,000 to house this new unit. North Shore Long 125 Community $300,000 These funds will be used to create a data Island Jewish Drive, Great Neck, interchange and communications Health System NY 11042 infrastructure to alllow sharing of patient information and communication. This will provide a much needed boost to their HIT infrastructure, which will lead to improved care and a reduction in medical errors. Office of 1 Center street, $500,000 In order to decrease dependence on gas used Manhattan 19th floor south, to transport food from distant areas and Borough NY, NY 10007 encourage healthy eating, funding will be used President to conduct an in‐depth examination of the local food production capacity of the New York City Metro Region, including Long Island. Parent's for 1320 Stony Brook $500,000 The Sex Offender Registration Tips (SORT) and Megan's Law Road Suite 201 Support Programs will provide the public with Stony Brook, New two interactive resources, a Helpline and a York 11790 Website, for confidentially reporting sex offenders failing to comply with registration and supervision requirements and other criminal activities. After tip analysis and identification, leads are forwarded to local, state and federal law enforcement. The program assists law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies and all victims of violent crime. Postpartum 109 Udall Road, $100,000 Funds will be used to expand their outreach Resource Center West Islip, NY services, which include prevention and early of New York 11795 detection programs, support groups, and a 24/7 multilingual helpline. Each year, over 50,000 women and girls are affected in New York. These programs help lead to early diagnosis and proper treatment. State University State University of $1,000,000 The New York Center for National of New York New York at Albany Competitiveness in Nanoscale (SUNY) at Albany College of Characterization, also known as (NC)3, will Nanoscale Science support the commercialization of nanoscale and Engineering measurement methods and equipment. (CNSE) NanoFab Funding for (NC)3 will also support research 300 South, 255 and development of new nanoscale Fuller Road, Albany, measurement strategies for energy related NY 12203 materials and devices including solar cells, solid state lighting, optical sensors for harsh environments, fuel cells and energy storage devices. Suffolk County Crooked Hill Road, $300,000 This funding will support a Green Jobs and Community Brentwood, NY Small Business Incubator for the College 11717 predominantly Latino community in which Suffolk County Community College is located. The program will train area youth in the skills needed to compete for Green Jobs and advise small start‐up businesses in their earliest stages so they may survive to success. The Auschwitz 870 Fifth Avenue, $5,000,000 The Raphael Lemkin Centerfor Genocide Institute for Suite 9H, New York, Prevention teaches a 7 day course on Peace and NY 10065 and Fort Genocide Prevention to U.S. and International Reconciliation Leavenworth KS military students of the Combined Arms and Fort Center. Leavenworth's Combined Arms Center The Myositis 1233 20th St, NW, $1,250,000 Funding is for a joint academic and research Association Suite 402, partnership to investigate the association of Washington DC, exposure to environmental toxins to the 20036 development of myositis in members of the military and first responders The Village of PO Box 5551, $280,000 This funding will used to rehabilitate 120 feet Saltaire Bayshore, NY 11706 of the extensively deteriorated part of the bulkhead at the Bayshore side. The bulkhead separates and protects the Bayshore terminal from the Great South Bay. The Village has already undertaken and completed the reconstruction of 420 feet of the worst section of the bulkhead. The remaining 120 feet of bulkhead, that has not been renovated shows a serious deteriorating condition to the point that material is rapidly escaping and undermining the ferry terminal. Additionally, te ferry terminal is the only access point for all of the Saltaire residents and visitors. Thomas Hartman 72 West Main $150,000 Funds will be used to study innovative Foundation for Street East Islip, NY techniques for treating/curing Parkinson's Parkinson's 11730 diesase. The foundation is working with Research scientists who have developed promising approaches towards finding a cure. Village of Ocean PO Box 457, Ocean $1,390,000 The purpose of this project is to replace an Beach Beach, NY 11770 aging ferry terminal, elevate the structure to relieve a major flooding problem, provide a more comprehensive and well planned Boat House for the above stated purposes, and most emphatically, to repost the entire foundations of the ferry terminal marina. At the same time, this project addresses a more feasible traffic flow for thousand of riders and the reconstruction of freight and storage facilities.
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