Andrew J Lanza's Press releases

ONE WEEK REMAINING TO REGISTER FOR FEMA DISASTER AID & LOW INTEREST LOANS FROM US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - DEADLINE OCT. 31

 

Senator Lanza reminds Staten Islanders who were affected by Hurricane Irene that there is less than one week remaining before the Oct. 31 deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management for possible disaster assistance.

October 24, 2011
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ATTENTION STATEN ISLAND VETERANS: Senator Andrew Lanza Cordially Invites You to His First Annual Veterans' Breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 9th

Join Senator Lanza and fellow veterans for coffee and a light breakfast at the Labetti Post on Staten Island on Wednesday, November 9th

October 13, 2011
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA TO HOST ANNUAL SENIOR INFORMATION DAY FRIDAY, OCT 14

Senator Andrew Lanza invites senior citizens to join him at CYO Mt. Loretto on Staten Island this Friday at his annual Senior Information Day. The fair is a one-stop opportunity for senior citizens to receive a variety of informational materials and demonstrations from government agencies, health care organizations, and other important groups. Health screenings, flu shots and mammography screenings will be available, as well as free refreshments and giveaways (appointment necessary for mammography screenings 800-564-6868).

 

October 13, 2011
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LANZA & CUSICK INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO HELP RESTORE SCHOOL BUS SERVICE FOR STATEN ISLAND STUDENTS

Bill exempts New York City from “Like Circumstances” Clause in Education Law

October 13, 2011
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MEALS ON WHEELS OF STATEN ISLAND SEEKS VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

Meals on Wheels of Staten Island is seeking volunteers to deliver meals to the homebound elderly. If you are interested in driving, or helping in some other way, please call Rosanne Holt at 718-727-4435 or visit their website: http://www.mealsonwheelsofsi.org/

October 12, 2011
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN NAOMI RIVERA PRESENT CHALLENGES AND CHOICES: THE RISING EPIDEMIC OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY - A Free Webcast on How Obesity is Dramatically Impacting Our Communities

Bringing awareness to childhood obesity Senator Lanza, in partnership Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera, the Latino Society, the National Hispanic Medical Association and Time Warner Cable, is pleased to present a special webcast on how obesity is dramatically impacting our communities. Challenges and Choices: The Rising Epidemic of Childhood Obesity in the Hispanic Community will be shown on Thursday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m.

October 5, 2011
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LANZA & CUSICK AUTHOR LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE EYE EXAMS FOR NY DRIVERS

Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblyman Michael Cusick have introduced legislation to require New York’s drivers to pass an eye exam in order to renew their licenses.

October 5, 2011
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES STATE REBATES TO HELP REPLACE FLOOD-DAMAGED APPLIANCES

New Yorkers whose appliances were damaged by flooding from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee can apply for rebates from the state to replace the e

September 15, 2011
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR ANDREW J. LANZA ON MTA DEBT DOWNGRADE

Recent news that Fitch Ratings, one of the world’s leading credit agencies, downgraded the MTA’s debt rating from an A+ to an A

September 14, 2011
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Remembering September 11

To assist you and your family in honoring the victims of September 11 th, as well as the brave men and women in our military who fight to defend our nation’s freedoms, I have provided information below about the special “New York Remembers” exhibitions taking place throughout New York State. I hope that you are able to participate in one of these important events.

 

 

Thirty “New York Remembers” 9/11 Exhibitions Across the State

September 9, 2011
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PORT RICHMOND CERT SEEKS VOLUNTEERS – FALL TRAINING BEGINS OCTOBER 6TH.

The Port Richmond Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is an active volunteer team established in October 2005. The team has amassed over 40,000 hours of community service by covering all of Staten Island. We are looking to recruit Islanders who want to ‘give back’. The New York City Office of Emergency Management is offering their fall training course, beginning October 6th.

September 1, 2011
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Senator Lanza Urges Staten Islanders to Call State Insurance Department's Disaster Hotline for Insurance Related Questions


The State Insurance Department has created a hotline for people who have insurance related questions in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. The line will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.. Call 1-800-339-1759 to speak with a represenative from the State Insurance Department.

September 1, 2011
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August 30, 2011
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PLEASE REPORT ALL STORM DAMAGE


If you experienced any kind of damage from the storm, please call 311 or follow the link below to report the damage. This will help the City assess total losses if they apply for federal disaster assistance.

 

 

http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/nycsevereweather/damage_form.shtml

August 29, 2011
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR STATEN ISLANDERS REGARDING HURRICANE IRENE

Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued For Residents In Zone A & Suspension of MTA Services


Dear Neighbor:

With this week’s earthquake, and Hurricane Irene rapidly approaching the east coast, I wanted to provide you with some information on how to best prepare in the event a natural disaster should hit Staten Island.

August 26, 2011
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Ready New York: Hurricanes and New York City

General tips on how to prepare for any emergency, instructions on how to develop a hurricane disaster plan and secure your home before a storm. See the attached document.

August 26, 2011
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Ready New York: Preparing for Emergencies in New York City

An all-hazards approach to teaching New Yorkers how to stay safe when facing an emergency. Open the attached brochure.

August 26, 2011
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August 17, 2011
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