Senator Andrew Lanza today asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO), and the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to immediately visit Staten Island in order to see first-hand the extensive damage caused by the nor’easter storm which ripped through the borough this weekend.<
Senator Lanza’s bill, S.6238, requires the MTA to offer seniors a 50% discounton bridge and tunnel tolls. “Many of our seniors, who live on fixed incomes, are finding it more and more difficult to makes ends meet,” said Senator Lanza.
City Parks Foundation welcomes Staten Islanders over 60 to participate in “CityParks Seniors Fitness,” a five-week program of free tennis lessons.
Instruction began Monday, and will be offered through mid-October on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in Greenbelt Park, off Brielle Avenue, between Rockland and Wolcott avenues in Sea View. Equipment is provided.
Health experts say that, even in moderate amounts, exercise can help older adults feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.
Off Brielle Avenue, between Rockland and Wolcott avenues in Sea View