Byrne Honors Healthcare Workers with Physician Assistant Week Resolution

Posted: October 19, 2020 in Community, Health

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he presented a legislative resolution to Northwell Health at Northern Westchester Hospital. The resolution named Oct. 6-12 Physician Assistant Week across New York State. Additional recognition was given to Northwell Health with a separate proclamation for their employer award from the American Academy of Physician […]

Byrne Presents Resolution to Memorialize Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Posted: October 16, 2020 in Community, Equality, Health

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) met with the Star Legacy Foundation, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Putnam District Attorney Bob Tendy and members of the Putnam County Legislature at the Putnam County Historic Courthouse in Carmel, NY on Wednesday to deliver a legislative resolution memorializing Oct.15, 2020 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day […]

Byrne Announces State Aid for Local Libraries

Posted: October 14, 2020 in Community, Education

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that three libraries within the 94th Assembly District have been allocated state aid for future construction purposes. The three libraries that will be receiving the grants are the Brewster Public Library in the town of Southeast, Putnam Valley Free Library in the town of Putnam Valley […]

Byrne Secures Alternative Method for Funding New Turf Fields

Posted: October 14, 2020 in Community, Environment, Taxes

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report his legislation (A10012) to allow for the leasing of advertising space at a local town park in order to raise revenue to support local recreation has been signed into law by Gov. Cuomo. This bill allows the leasing of space on certain sports fields in […]

Prospect Hill Road Bridge Named in Memory of Putnam County Workers

Posted: October 8, 2020 in Community, Infrastructure, Transportation, Workers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce his bill to name the Prospect Hill Road Bridge to “The Putnam County Workers Memorial Bridge” (A07888) was signed into law by Gov. Cuomo. The bridge, recently rebuilt and opened by the MTA, is located in the town of Southeast and crosses over the Harlem […]

Byrne Bill to Protect New Open Space and Assist New Youth Recreation Center Signed by the Governor

Posted: October 8, 2020 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, Environment

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce his legislation to alienate previous parkland and add additional new parkland elsewhere in the town of Southeast (A10388A) has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. This legislation allows the town of Southeast to welcome a new, state-of-the-art youth baseball facility and creates a […]

Byrne Bill to Revitalize Journey’s End Signed by the Governor

Posted: October 8, 2020 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, Environment

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce his legislation to support the revitalization of waterways (A10073) has been signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. This bill designates Journey’s End as an inland waterway and will better enable the town of Yorktown to pursue grants for the purpose of waterfront revitalization.   […]

Please Comply With Local Yard Sign Laws

Posted: August 4, 2020 in Community

Every election year it seems yard signs some-how become an issue. When you have someone like Kevin standing up against the establishment, sadly it often creates enemies and animosity towards that individual. Each election, our yard signs have gone missing off private property, but it’s important to never retaliate. If you see an opponent’s sign, […]

Byrne Bill Designates Carmel Lakes as Inland Waterways

Posted: July 29, 2020 in Community, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report that on June 10th, 2020, his legislation (A10061) passed the Assembly to add three more lakes in Town of Carmel (Lake Casse, Gilead Lake, and Kirk Lake), as designated inland waterways in the state of New York. By designating these lakes as an inland waterways, the Town […]

Byrne Passes Assembly Bill to Add Open Space & Invite New Business To Southeast

Posted: July 27, 2020 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, Education, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref – Mahopac) is pleased to report that on June 10, 2020, his legislation (A10388) passed the Assembly to better enable the Town of Southeast to welcome a new state-of-the-art youth baseball facility and increase access to open space in the  town.  Honoring a home rule request made by the Town of Southeast, this legislation alienates previous parkland so that […]

Byrne Bill Passes Designating Journeys End Lake as Inland Waterway in Yorktown

Posted: July 23, 2020 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref – Mahopac) is pleased to report that on June 10th, 2020, his legislation (A10073) passed the Assembly to add Journeys End Lake in Yorktown as a designated inland waterway in the state of New York. By designating Journeys End Lake an inland waterway, the Town of Yorktown can now […]

Byrne Passes Bill Naming New Southeast Bridge After Putnam County Workers

Posted: July 20, 2020 in Community, In the News, Infrastructure, Transportation, Workers

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that on June 9th, 2020, his legislation (A07888) passed the Assembly to rename the Prospect Hill Road Bridge the “Putnam County Workers Memorial Bridge.” The bridge, located in the Town of Southeast, crosses over the Harlem Line tracks and parts of the MTA Metro-North Railroad’s Brewster […]

Byrne Bill Passes Assembly To Aid Yorktown Parks & Recreation

Posted: July 17, 2020 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, In the News, Taxes

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to report that on June 10, 2020, his legislation (A10012) to enable the Town of Yorktown to raise revenue for local recreation without raising taxes passed the Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan support. “The passage of this bill is the result of teamwork and collaboration with our partners […]

Byrne Brings Operation Gift Certificate to Putnam and Westchester Counties

Posted: April 20, 2020 in Business, Community, In the News

​Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce he is partnering with Assemblyman Kieran Lalor (R,C,I-East Fishkill) and other colleagues to expand Operation Gift Certificate to Putnam and Westchester counties. The program encourages New Yorkers to purchase gift certificates from local businesses to use at a later date in order to show support for businesses struggling from […]

Mahopac Central School District Forgiveness

Posted: April 10, 2020 in Community, Education, In the News

Additional statement from Assemblyman Byrne “One of the measures we have been working on since last year was to pass legislation that would prevent the people of the Mahopac Central School District from being punished with millions of dollars in lost state building aid due to a self reported filing error from the school district. […]

Byrne Brightens Day For Local Seniors With Valentines From Students

Posted: February 20, 2020 in Community, In the News, Seniors

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) partnered with students from the Somers Central School District for a Valentine’s Day surprise for some local seniors. The students are a part of the T.E.A.M. Tuskers Mentoring Program, in which approximately 60 students ages 8 through 14 years old work with adult mentors in the community. The children made Valentine’s […]

Local Knitter Keeps Community Warm This Winter

Posted: February 20, 2020 in Community, In the News

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) was pleased to connect Marcy Wenzel, a local knitter from Brewster, with two organizations, Putnam CAP and Yorktown Love in Action, to donate the 66 hats Wenzel made in a variety of sizes and colors for those in need.              “Thanks to Marcy Wenzel, many people in need within our community […]

Byrne & Harckham Bill To Assist Yorktown Lakes Signed Into Law

Posted: January 28, 2020 in Community, Environment, In the News

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that as of December 6, 2019, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation (A.3098B/S.03444A), introduced by Byrne and Sen. Peter Harckmham, to designate Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake as inland waterways.             “This is a win for our community, as both of these lakes are an important […]

Byrne Facilitates Successful Food and Toy Drives

Posted: January 7, 2020 in Community, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is proud to announce the success of his annual holiday food and toy drives. Residents from across the 94th Assembly District dropped off hundreds of food items and toys at drop-off locations in Patterson, Somers, Yorktown, Southeast, Carmel, and Putnam Valley. Byrne delivered the food to a number of food pantries […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES WINTER HEATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN

Posted: November 15, 2019 in Community, Energy, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) announces New York residents may now enroll in the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), a $338 million, federally-funded program which helps low-to-moderate income households reduce the burdens of heating costs and heating system maintenance and replacement. A family of four, with a gross annual income of $57,564, would be eligible to […]

Byrne Delivers Assembly Resolution to Constituent

Posted: November 1, 2019 in Community, Health, In the News

On Friday, October 25th, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) met with constituent and Putnam County resident, Marianne DeMasi Chaluisan to deliver a resolution he passed in the Assembly raising awareness for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). CRPS is a rare disease characterized by acute pain, swelling and tenderness of […]

Trailblazing With Byrne In Putnam & Westchester

Posted: October 28, 2019 in Community, Environment, Health, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne is pleased to report that after hosting seven of his informal “Coffee with Kevin” constituent forums around the district, he completed two “Trailblazing with Byrne” forums, as well. On Saturday, October 19th Byrne hosted a walk in Franklin Delano Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown and on Saturday October 26th he hosted an […]

COFFEE WITH KEVIN THROUGHOUT 94TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Posted: October 28, 2019 in Community, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his “Coffee with Kevin” meet and greet tour which held throughout the district, with at least one forum in every town within the 94th Assembly District. From October 7 to October 18, Byrne met with dozens of residents at various diners and coffee shops.  […]

Byrne Delivers $13,000 State Grant To Brewster Public Library

Posted: October 11, 2019 in Community, Education, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce that he successfully delivered the Brewster Public Library an additional $13,000 in funding through the New York State Bullet Aid Program. The Brewster Public Library is in the process of constructing a new wing that will double the size of the structure. In addition, the library’s existing […]

New Carmel Distillery Bill Signed into Law

Posted: October 9, 2019 in Business, Community, In the News, Taxes

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) and Sen. Pete Harckham (40th SD) are pleased to announce that Governor Cuomo has officially signed their bill that helps allow a business to continue with its plans to build a multi-million dollar distillery in Carmel, NY. The legislation was signed into law by the Governor on October 4, 2019. The company, […]

Summer Reading Challenge Participants Celebrate

Posted: October 5, 2019 in Community, Education, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his 2019 Summer Reading Challenge as he distributed over thirty certificates to children from both Westchester and Putnam counties on Monday, September 30 at the Brewster Library. The program encourages children to read for at least 15 minutes every day for forty days during […]

Byrne Hosts Free Fishing Event at Fahnestock State Park

Posted: October 1, 2019 in Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Community, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) joined residents of the 94th Assembly District on Saturday, September 28th at Pelton Pond in Fahnestock State Park for a day of free fishing, food and conversation. Several weeks during the year, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation offers Free Fishing Days/Weekends, where New Yorkers can fish in the state without […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds in Carmel

Posted: September 22, 2019 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

            Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of the Shed the Meds event he hosted in Carmel on September 21st at the Carmel Town Hall. Seven bags worth of unwanted medication were collected and will be safely disposed of by the Carmel Police Department. The event was co-hosted with Drug Crisis in our Backyard, Carmel Town Hall, and the Carmel Police Department. “Thank you to Drug […]

Byrne Hosts Successful Shed the Meds in Yorktown

Posted: September 10, 2019 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of the Shed the Meds event he hosted in Yorktown on Monday, September 9 at the Jefferson Village Activities Center which collected over 100 pounds of unwanted and expired medication. The event was co-hosted with Alliance for Safe Kids, Drug Crisis in our Backyard and […]

Byrne’s Blood Drive Helps Ease New York’s Blood Emergency

Posted: August 2, 2019 in Community, Health, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the success of his blood drive co-hosted with the American Red Cross at Carmel Town Hall on Wednesday, July 31. Together they were able to collect over 20 units of blood from donors throughout the area.             “There is currently a blood emergency, and I’m delighted so […]

Byrne Addresses Region’s Newest American Citizens

Posted: June 27, 2019 in Community, Immigration, In the News

June 26, 2019 / Carmel, NY – Assemblyman Byrne (R, C, Ref) was honored to provide the keynote speech at Wednesday morning’s naturalization ceremony at Putnam County’s Historical Courthouse, where he served as a witness to over 40 new Americans taking their oath of citizenship. Assemblyman byrne shared a bit of his own personal family […]

BYRNE PROTECTS JUNIOR LAKE & SPARKLE LAKE IN YORKTOWN

Posted: June 19, 2019 in Community, Environment, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation (A.3098B) which designates Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake in the Town of Yorktown as inland waterways. By designating Junior Lake and Sparkle Lake as inland waterways, the local government and organizations along their banks are now eligible for New York State Department of […]

BYRNE PASSES BILL TO SAVE MAHOPAC CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MILLIONS

Posted: June 19, 2019 in Community, Education, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) is pleased to announce the recent passage of his legislation (A.7129A) to grant the Mahopac Central School District forgiveness for ministerial errors for eight capital improvement projects that received state funding. Due to a prior administration’s failure to file necessary reporting paperwork with the state during the 2011-12 school year, the […]

Byrne Hosts Sensory-Friendly Movie Screening

Posted: June 12, 2019 in Community, Equality, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a free, sensory-friendly screening of “The Secret Life of Pets 2” on Saturday, June 8 at Carmel Cinema for families with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. To help children and their families better enjoy themselves, the movie’s volume was lowered and the house lights were set […]

BYRNE EAGER TO WORK ACROSS THE AISLE FOR 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Posted: January 9, 2019 in Community, In the News

A statement from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac)             “The 2019 Legislative Session has begun and there is a challenging road ahead due to the large amount of work we still have to do.  As more and more people flee New York, we see the negative effects of out-migration and population loss; families are being separated, federal funding being lost […]

BYRNE TAKES OATH OF OFFICE TO BEGIN SECOND TERM

Posted: January 2, 2019 in 2018 Endorsements, Community, Elections, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref-Mahopac) was sworn into office on January 1, 2019 by friend and former colleague, Senator Terrence Murphy, kicking off his second term representing the people of New York’s 94th Assembly District. The swearing in took place at Four Brothers Restaurant in Mahopac among family, friends, and fellow elected officials. Senator Murphy and […]

Another Successful Holiday Food Drive Hosted By Assemblyman Byrne!

Posted: December 28, 2018 in Community, In the News

Dec. 28, 2018 / Brewster, NY -During the middle of the holiday season, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, Ref-Mahopac) and his staff visited the First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown and Brewster Community Food Pantry to distribute donations collected from their holiday food drive. Byrne’s office received five full boxes of non-perishable food from generous residents […]

BYRNE, MURPHY ANNOUNCE HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

Posted: November 21, 2018 in Community, In the News

Donations of non-perishable food items to benefit local pantries Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (pictured above) and Sen. Terrence Murphy collected five full boxes of non-perishable food items during their Holiday Food Drive last year. This year’s drive runs from November 19th through December 20th.   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,Ref.-Mahopac) and Sen. Terrence Murphy are kicking off the […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO HELP RESIDENTS STAY WARM THIS WINTER

Posted: November 19, 2018 in Community, Energy, In the News

Over $372 million in funding available to qualifying homeowners through HEAP program   Homeowners are all too familiar with the considerable cost associated with keeping their home heated during the winter months. Now faced with the arrival of this year’s first storm, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (Mahopac) is working to ensure those who qualify for state […]

Byrne Wins Re-election!

Posted: November 8, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, Community, Elections, In the News

WE WON! Assemblyman Byrne joined by his wife Briana addresses supporters on election night at the Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac.   November 8, 2018 / Mahopac, NY – After a long election night where Republicans in New York State faced many challenges, Assemblyman Byrne secured his re-election by a 14 point margin winning both Westchester […]

Assemblyman Byrne Celebrates Summer Reading Challenge Participants

Posted: October 20, 2018 in Community, Education, In the News

October 16, 2018 / Yorktown, NY – On Tuesday, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne hosted a special pizza party celebration to commemorate the accomplishments of local children who participated in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Over 20 students from local school districts were recognized for their participation. The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children to continue their educational studies […]

Training to save lives: Senator Murphy & Assemblyman Byrne sponsor free naloxone training event

Posted: October 13, 2018 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health

Carmel, NY – Everyone knows someone whose life has been devastated by drug addiction. In 2016, more than 42,249 people in the United States died of opioid overdoses, an average of more than 115 deaths per day. People between the ages of 25 to 34 have accounted for the most opioid deaths – 10,732 – […]

BYRNE BRINGS BACK $13K FOR PUTNAM VALLEY LIBRARY

Posted: August 21, 2018 in Community, Education, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) announced today that he has successfully secured a $13,000 state grant for the Putnam Valley Library through New York State’s Bullet Aid program. The appropriation represents a major victory for proponents of state support for local libraries, and will assist the facility in its planned Community Room renovation […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES STATE GRANTS FOR LOCAL LIBRARIES

Posted: August 10, 2018 in Community, Education, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne announced today that two local libraries will be allocated over $100,000 in state aid for library construction funds. The grants, which will provide support for the Reed and John C. Hart Memorial Libraries, will fund important infrastructure improvement projects and will assist these local institutions in their mission to offer residents a […]

BYRNE ANNOUNCES $100,000 PEACEABLE HILL WATER DISTRICT GRANT

Posted: August 9, 2018 in Community, Environment, In the News, Infrastructure

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) announced his procurement of a $100,000 grant through the State and Municipal Facilities Program to support funding of the Peaceable Hill Water District. The project, which is scheduled to be completed this fall, represents a major step forward in Byrne’s collaborative efforts with local officials to improve Southeast residents’ access to […]

BYRNE SCORES PERFECT ATTENDANCE… AGAIN!

Posted: July 22, 2018 in Community, In the News

  Assemblyman Kevin Byrne completed his first legislative session without missing a single vote!  While Assemblyman Byrne notes he hopes that their voting for the year is not yet over he appreciates the recognition while stating “that’s just me doing my job, following through on what I set out to do when I first ran […]

BYRNE JOINS MURPHY, YORKTOWN OFFICIALS AND RESIDENTS TO “SHED THE MEDS”

Posted: July 21, 2018 in Community, Drug Crisis, Health, In the News, Public Safety

Murphy’s Drug Take-Back Program Has Kept Thousands of Pounds of Prescription Drugs Off the Streets   Yorktown, NY – Nearly three-fourths of all drug overdose deaths in the United States are now caused by opioids – that includes common prescription painkillers found in the home as well as heroin and potent synthetic versions like fentanyl. […]

$80,000 Grant Harvests Brighter Future For Lake Mohegan

Posted: July 19, 2018 in Community, Environment

Yorktown, NY – Mohegan Lake has long been considered one of the most polluted bodies of water in New York State. One of the main culprits is the proliferation of harmful algal blooms (HAB)’s that have rapidly spread throughout the lake. HABs, occur when colonies of algae grow out of control, producing toxins that could […]

BYRNE REFLECTS ON END OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Posted: July 3, 2018 in Community, In the News, Taxes

A legislative column from Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac)   There’s an old saying, “Our liberty is never safe when the New York State Legislature is in session.” There’s definitely some truth to that. This past legislative session I successfully fought back against several initiatives that would have added to our state’s crushing tax burden, added excessive regulations […]

BYRNE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW DISTRICT OFFICE

Posted: June 29, 2018 in Community, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) welcomed colleagues and community members for an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of his new district office in Brewster on Tuesday, June 26.    On Tuesday, June 26, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R, C, I, Ref-Mahopac) held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of his […]

BYRNE URGES COLLEAGUES TO ADDRESS ETHICS REFORM BEFORE END OF SESSION

Posted: June 14, 2018 in Community, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne joined lawmakers in calling for ethics reform measures to be taken up before the conclusion of this year’s legislative session at a press conference in Albany on Wednesday, June 13.   Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) joined Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and several colleagues in calling on state leaders to address […]

BYRNE KICKS OFF 2018 SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

Posted: June 9, 2018 in Community, Education, In the News

Statewide initiative offers students incentives for reaching their academic goals    Assemblyman Kevin Byrne visited with students at Matthew Patterson Elementary school to celebrate the start of the New York State Assembly Summer Reading Challenge on Friday, June 8.   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) celebrated the start of his 2018 New York State Assembly Summer […]

BYRNE, SCUCCIMARRA HOST ThinkDIFFERENTLY COMMUNITY FORUM

Posted: May 26, 2018 in Community, Equality, In the News

Officials vow to foster inclusive and supportive environments for residents with special needs (Left to right) Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Putnam County Legislator Barbara Scuccimarra offered remarks in support of the region’s commitment to the ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative at a community forum on Friday, May, 25.   Today, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne […]

BYRNE KICKS OFF 2018 CAMPAIGN

Posted: February 24, 2018 in 2018 Endorsements, Community, In the News

Assemblyman to seek second term representing the 94th District   Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special celebration to commemorate the kickoff of his 2018 re-election campaign in Carmel on Saturday, February 24. Attracting over one hundred people, the event offered supporters a comprehensive look at Byrne’s accomplishments in his first term at the state […]

BYRNE & MURPHY CONCLUDE SUCCESSFUL HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

Posted: December 14, 2017 in Community, In the News

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (left) and Chief of Staff Matt Covucci (right) delivered holiday food drive donations to the Brewster Community Food Pantry on Thursday, December 14.  This week, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Terrence Murphy visited the First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown and the Brewster Community Food Pantry to distribute donations collected during their holiday […]

A Shore Thing: Governor Cuomo’s Signing of Legislation Earmarks Three Local Lakes for Waterfront Revitalization

Posted: December 4, 2017 in Community, Environment, In the News

Albany, NY – Our local waterways help sustain the economies of lakeside communities and serve as satisfying sanctuaries for fishing, boating, and swimming. Growing concern over the intrusive algae and pollution affecting Lake Baldwin, Lake Ossi and Lake Purdys prompted Senator Terrence Murphy and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne to author legislation designating these lakes as inland […]

The Heat Is On: $327 Million Available Through Home Energy Assistance Program

Posted: November 21, 2017 in Community, Energy, In the News

Senator Terrence Murphy & Assemblyman Kevin Byrne Announce Program to Help Needy New Yorkers Stay Warm Albany, NY – Forecasters have predicted that this winter will be so cold that if you boil a pot of water, take it outside and toss it into the air, it will freeze and turn into ice crystals before […]

ASSEMBLYMAN KEVIN BYRNE CELEBRATES SUMMER READING CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS

Posted: October 27, 2017 in Community, Education, In the News

On Tuesday, October 24, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special pizza party celebration to commemorate the accomplishments of local children who participated in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Over 15 students from local school districts were recognized for their participation. The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children to continue their educational studies into the summer […]

BYRNE HOSTS MOVIE SCREENING FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Posted: October 20, 2017 in Community, Equality, Health, In the News

Free red carpet event featured screening of ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ On Saturday, October 14, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R,C,I,Ref-Mahopac) hosted a special movie event for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families. The free event, presented in partnership with Green Chimneys, Putnam ARC and Carmel Cinema, offered attendees the chance to walk the red […]

BYRNE AND SERINO HOST YELLOW DOT SAFETY EVENT

Posted: September 22, 2017 in Community, First Responders, In the News, Public Safety, Seniors

A special informational session regarding the New York State Sheriff Association’s Yellow Dot safety program, hosted by Assemblyman Kevin Byrne and Sen. Sue Serino, was held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at the Putnam County Friendship Center in Putnam Valley. Attendees were treated to an educational and descriptive account of the program, which is designed to […]

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