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November 3, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA HIGHLIGHTS INVESTMENT OF $427 MILLION TO AID SUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY ON STATEN ISLAND

Governor Visits Staten Island to Highlight State's Efforts to Build Back Better
on Two-year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

October 29, 2014
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES REPORT ON STATE'S RECOVERY FROM SUPERSTORM SANDY

Released on Two-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Report Outlines State's Progress in Building Back Better and Increasing Resiliency

Senator Andrew Lanza today released a report detailing the progress made by New York State in building back better in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

October 29, 2014
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES FUNDING TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced New York is receiving more than $4.3 million for programs that serve domestic violence victims across the state. The funding is provided through the Federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, which supports the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of programs to prevent domestic violence. It also provides immediate shelter and support services for all victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as specialized services for underserved populations throughout the state.

October 20, 2014
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SENATOR LANZA OFFERS DISTRICT WIDE CONSUMER ALERT: BEWARE OF GREEN DOT MONEYPAK SCAM

See the attached flyer and learn how to avoid becoming a victim of this scam.

 

File: 
NYPD-ALERT-GreenDot011714.pdf

October 17, 2014
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National Mammography Day - Friday, Oct. 17

Friday, October 17th is National Mammography Day. Occurring during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mammography Day is an opportunity for people to get informed about the tests and information that can help save lives in the fight against this terrible disease.

October 17, 2014
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EBOLA PREPAREDNESS PLAN FOR NEW YORK STATE

Today, New York State's leadership along with regional hospital and healthcare representatives outlined the State's plans for Ebola preparedness and assured New Yorkers that the State is taking every precaution to protect their health and safety. Eight hospitals statewide have been designated to treat potential patients with Ebola.

October 17, 2014
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GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LANZA'S LEGISLATION PROTECTING YOUNG VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation to protect young victims of human trafficking by granting new protections to those seeking to rebuild their lives, and gives the courts new authority to ensure these victims receive the help and treatment that they need.

October 16, 2014
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CLAY PITS POND STATE PARK PRESERVE - Fall Events Guide (October-December)

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve is a 260-acre natural area near the southwest shore of Staten Island. Once the site of clay-mining, the Preserve today contains a mixture of unique habitats such as wetlands, fields, sandy barrens, spring-fed streams and woodlands. As a terminal point for some northern and southern species, the area is rich with a variety of plant and animal life.

October 10, 2014
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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

SENATOR LANZA SPONSORS FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS

While great strides have been made in the early detection and treatment of breast cancer -- and many women diagnosed with the disease are living long, healthy lives -- the fight against this deadly disease is far from over.

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are encouraged to consult with their health care providers to learn more about the disease, discuss their concerns, and develop an appropriate plan for breast cancer screening -- because early detection can save lives.

Senator Andrew Lanza is sponsoring FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS on the following dates:

October 3, 2014
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

Free Narcan Training Provided With Help From Community Health Action of Staten Island & YMCA Counseling Services 

October 8, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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“Salute to Veterans” Complimentary Breakfast

Veterans Information Seminar & Exhibit

9:00 a.m. at The Old Historic Bermuda Inn – 301 Veterans Rd. West

November 5, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Veterans Resource Day hosted by AMVETS Post 917 & VFW Post 7172

Receive information on:

Jobs & Employment Placement Assistance
Veteran Claims & Benefits
Walter Reed Hospital Support

October 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Hearing our Heroes Annual BBQ for Veterans

 “To celebrate our servicemen and women, past and present”

October 12, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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October 2, 2014
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE CUSICK HOSTING OPIATE OVERDOSE PREVENTION EVENT

October 8, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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New “Combat Heroin” Campaign Continues Fight Against Heroin and Opioid Use

A new State “Combat Heroin” campaign has been launched to inform and educate New Yorkers about the risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the signs of addiction, and the resources available to help.

This new awareness initiative was created as a direct result of the thorough work performed by the Senate’s bipartisan Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction of which Senator Lanza is a member. The task force examined the alarming rise in use of heroin and opioids across New York State and successfully advocated for significant funding to be included for this measure in the budget.

September 23, 2014
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FREE VACCINATION CLINIC ON STATEN ISLAND

SHOW YOU CARE *VACCINATE YOUR PETS

· Dogs and cats are eligible.

· Unhealthy pets or pets with a history of an allergic reaction to ANY vaccine will not be eligible.

· Dog licensing is also available. Get your tag right away!

· Call 311 for more information.

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 20, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA AND GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR COASTAL RESILIENCY IN STATEN ISLAND

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Senator Andrew Lanza today announced a $300,000 state grant award to evaluate a shore protection system and maximize the marine habitat at Great Kills Harbor, which was heavily hit by Superstorm Sandy. The storm caused significant erosion to Staten Island's bluffs and beaches as well as Great Kills Harbor, where it lifted and moved boats and damaged other maritime structures with large waves.

September 8, 2014
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS CORPS TRAINING ONLINE

Online training gives New Yorkers basic knowledge of how to prepare themselves for disasters and emergencies

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that the Citizen Preparedness Corps training is now available in a condensed version online. This training takes the basics of the in-person Citizen Preparedness Corps training course and allows people to view a shortened version on their computer or mobile device.

August 20, 2014
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