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September 28, 2007

 

Comptroller's Office Returned $169 Million to New Yorkers Last Year
State Still Has $8 Billion to Return

New Yorkers can find out if they are owed some of the State’s $8 billion in unclaimed funds at events across the state in October, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today.

“New York has $8 billion in unclaimed fund accounts. We want to return this money to its rightful owners,” DiNapoli said. “The money belongs to New Yorkers. We want to give it back.”

Representatives from DiNapoli’s office will be on site at the events listed below to help New Yorkers determine if they are owed money. New Yorkers and others may also check for unclaimed funds on-line at www.osc.state.ny.us or by calling toll free at 1-800-221-9311.

Date

Event

Location

County

Western NY

Oct. 6-7

Cohocton's Fall Foliage Festival

Cohocton Village Square, Cohocton

Steuben

Central NY

Oct. 6-7

Great Cortland Pumpkin Festival

Courthouse Park, Cortland

Cortland

Oct. 29

Retired Public Employees

Comfort Inn, 6701 Buckley Road, Syracuse

Onondaga

Eastern NY

Oct. 12-14

Orange County Fall Home Show

Orange County Fair Arena, 100 Carpenter Avenue, Middletown

Orange

Oct. 13

Schenectady County Farm & Foliage Day

Mabee Farm Historic Site, 1080 Main Street, Rotterdam Junction

Schenectady

Oct. 13-14

Country Folk Horse & Farm Expo

Fonda Fairgrounds, Fonda

Montgomery

Oct. 18

Putnam Valley Business Assoc. Business Expo

Putnam National Golf Club, 187 Hill Street, Mahopac

Putnam

Oct. 19-21

Hudson Valley Home Show

Gold's Gym, 258 Titusville Road, Poughkeepsie

Dutchess

NYC & Long Island

Oct. 3

AARP Chapter 318

Trinity Methodist Church, 113 Bay Street, City Island, North East Bronx

Bronx

Oct. 4

Springfield Action Group

Springfield Rosedale Civic Action Assoc. Lutheran Church, 22404 147th Avenue, Springfield Gardens

Queens

Oct. 4

Riverbank Senior Center

Riverbank Park, New York

New York

Oct. 18

Golden Gathering

Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Road, Freeport

Nassau

Oct. 25-27

NYS School Board Association

Sheraton NY Hotel and Towers, 811 7th Avenue on 53rd

New York

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