HOMELAND SECURITY CHAIRMAN GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON HARLEM BUILDING EXPLOSION AND COLLAPSE

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Albany, N.Y. – 03/12/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, issued the following statement on the explosion and collapse of a building in Harlem.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to those individuals involved in this morning’s explosion and building collapse in New York City. I thank and salute those first responders, citizens and law enforcement who are caring for the victims. As details still remain unclear, it is important that New Yorkers remain vigilant. We must always be alert and remember that our brave citizens are the very first line of defense. If you see something, say something. I also urge all those that travel Metro North to check train schedules, due to the proximity of the train tracks, MTA has temporarily suspended all trains into and out of Grand Central Terminal,” said Senator Greg ball.

For more information, please contact jbachmei@nysenate.gov or (845) 531-9796

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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