John C. Hart Library Presented With $20,000 Grant

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Yorktown Council member Nick Bianco holds the ceremonial check with Library Director Patricia Barresi. In the back from L-R: Council member Terrence Murphy, Town Supervisor Michael Grace and state Sen. Greg Ball (R, C - Patterson). Photo Credit: Joe Bachmeier

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The John C. Hart Memorial Library was presented Saturday morning with a $20,000 grant for much-needed upgrades to the library’s children’s room, said Patricia Barresi, the library's director.

“The money will be used to refresh and refurbish the children’s room, which hasn’t been done in over 20 years,” Barresi said. “The town, community and the children will certainty benefit from this grant for years to come.”

On hand to present the state-funded grant were Council members Nick Bianco and Terrence Murphy, Town Supervisor Michael Grace and state Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson).

“I couldn’t be happier to deliver this grant for the Hart Library,” Ball said. “I am proud to fight to bring as much of our tax money back from Albany, to home, where it belongs. As long as I am in office I will continue to fight for Yorktown and for all the constituents I represent district wide.”

The large ceremonial check was presented to the Hart Library during the weekend book sale.

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MisterBill2:

Don't spend the money until you have a real check in hand. Greg gives out so many of those big checks he must get a bulk rate on them!

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