Sandy with her family at the Ribbon Cutting of the Westchester Medical Center's Steven A. Galef Lobby, named for her late husband.
Sandy attended an event to celebrate the opening of a new attraction in Peekskill, the South Waterfront Park and Trailway, which is a beautiful space to enjoy the river.
Sandy attended the Sing Sing Correctional Facility's Fallen Officers' Memorial, which marked the 75th anniversary of the Hartye-Fagan Incident. It was a meaningful ceremony to pay tribute to those who protect us from harm.
Sandy held a press conference on the steps of the New York City Hall to call for an end to pay-to-play politics with New York City Council Member Benjamin Kallos, and Town Supervisor Paul Feiner of Greenburgh in June, 2016.
Sandy makes time after forums and meetings to speak with constituents in a smaller setting.
Sandy holds town meetings annually, often in libraries throughout her district. In 2015, she held one in the Kent Library.
In 2015, Sandy was sworn in by her grandchildren in Ossining.
Sandy attended the ribbon cutting for the new Harbor Square apartments and Henry Gourdine Park in Ossining alongside other elected officials and the project's developer.
Advocates for organ donation from Donate Life came to visit Sandy in Albany in April, 2016.
Sandy's Pro-and-Con Forum on Death with Dignity drew a large audience and sparked many conversations.
Sandy joined some of her constituents at the Croton Justice Fair in January 2016.
Sandy and Town of Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi honor veterans at a Memorial Day event in Cortlandt.
Sandy and Assemblyman David Buchwald at a press conference thanking Governor Cuomo for commissioning an independent risk assessment of the Algonquin Incremental Market Pipeline Project.
Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith, a Kent resident, warns seniors of the dangers involved in telephone and internet scams, and how to avoid them at Sandy Galef's 2016 Senior Forum.
Sandy held her Annual Senior Forum in July, 2016 at the Cortlandt Town Hall. Speakers included Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith, NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Laura Palmer from the AARP, Dr. Surbhi Agarwal of New York-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, Meryl Richman of Ivyrehab Physical Therapy, Harry Campbell of BioFeedback Resources International Corp, and Kendra Negron of Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio.
Sandy at the Albany Swearing-In Ceremony for Assemblymembers in January 2015
Sandy gives an address at the Putnam County Swearing-In Ceremony in January, 2015.
Sandy and Senator David Carlucci were joined by advocates for people with disabilities to urge Governor Cuomo to sign their legislation (A.9934/S.6846) which modernized the Universal Symbol of Access to be implemented throughout New York State. Governor Cuomo later signed this legislation into law which took effect in November 2014.
Sandy attended and participated in a rally to protect and increase veteran services at the VA campus in Montrose.
In honor of 75 years of service, Sandy presented members of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary with a special proclamation. The proclamation also acknowledged the Verplanck Flotilla for 15 years of outstanding service to Westchester and Putnam counties.
Sandy and Senator David Carlucci joined forces today with students, community leaders and anti-tobacco advocates to call for greater regulation of e-cigarettes. More than ever, teenagers are starting to smoke a relatively new product on the teen scene, electronic cigarettes. Sandy and Senator Carlucci highlighted the lure of e-cigarettes and the need to be wary of them.
Sandy and middle school students from the Hendrick Hudson School District visited with veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Montrose. They spoke with many veterans residing there and handed out belated Valentine's Day cards to thank the veterans for their service.
In March, Sandy attended an Eagle Scout Project completed by Briarcliff Manor resident Michael Feist. Michael planned and cooked a brunch to honor the 150 volunteer firefighters who work so hard to support the Briarcliff Manor Community.
Sandy and Senator David Carlucci presented a joint resolution to Briarcliff High School student Caroline Pennacchio for becoming a Distinguished Finalist in the 19th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Caroline organized two book donation programs that yielded hundreds of books to expand the collection at her local library. She also planned two used book sales which raised more than $9,000 to support the library as well as provided hundreds of books to local charities.
Sandy, along with Senator David Carlucci and her Assembly colleagues, presented Thomasina Laidley-Brown and Sheila Lilley of Ossining with a copy of the Boating Safety Law signed by the governor which they had both worked diligently to get passed in the legislature.
While in Albany, Sandy met with George and Kathryn Baum of Kent. George was honored for his community volunteer work by the New York Office of the Aging at its 2014 Senior Citizens Day Celebration.
Sandy watched the completion of the installation at the Buchanan/Cortlandt/Croton 9/11 Remembrance Memorial, located on Croton's waterfront.
In August 2014, Sandy attended a bake sale run by the Peekskill Senior Citizen Club to raise money for Hudson Valley Hospital Center.
Sandy discusses unclaimed funds with New York State Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli on her TV show Speak Out.
Sandy and Senator David Carlucci are accompanied by Boating Safety advocates at a press conference to support their boating safety legislation.
Sandy joined US Senator Chuck Schumer to discuss potential changes at the federal level that could help Constitution Island located in Cold Spring to serve as a hub of tourism.
Sandy is joined by New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas Mattox in her district at a forum where they discussed a variety of issues related to taxation in New York including reductions for 99% of those paying state income taxes.
Sandy and Senator David Carlucci held a press conference to highlight legislation that would protect innocent children from exposure to secondhand smoke at playgrounds.
Sandy held a forum with good government groups to discuss the benefits of statewide campaign finance reform.
Sandy is joined by Senator David Carlucci at the Montrose VA hospital with Ossining 5th graders to deliver Valentines to Veterans