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FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT HOSTED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

Senator Andrew Lanza invites you to drop off and properly dispose of your used or unwanted electronics. Sunnking Electronics Recycling will be accepting computers, TVs, cell phones, small appliances and other electronics. 

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS.

Saturday, November 9th10 a.m. - 3 p.m."Turtle Circle" Parking LotFather Capodanno Blvd. & Hunter Ave.

November 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Halloween Tips to Keep Little Ghosts, Goblins and Superheros Safe and Free from Harm

For many families in our community, Halloween is a fun time for children to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating.But it's also a good time to be vigilant and stress safety to our kids. Please visit my website to see if sex offenders live in your neighborhood and read these simple tips from the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help make sure the evening goes smoothly:

October 30, 2013
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT - Saturday, Nov. 9

Open the attached document or click the image above for a full list of acceptable materials. 

November 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Lanza, Assemblyman Cusick, & Councilman Oddo Host Community Meeting Regarding Proposed Juvenile Detention Center

Please Join

Senator Lanza, Assemblyman Cusick, & Councilman Oddo

for a Community Meeting Regarding the Proposed Juvenile Detention Center

at

Young Israel of Staten Island - 835 Forest Hill Road

Thursday, October 31, 2013

7:30PM

October 31, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SUPER STORM SANDY

THE TOTTENVILLE CIVIC ASSOCIATION INC.

ELECTED OFFICIALS

AND

October 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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FREE TREE GIVEAWAY

See attached flyer for details. 

November 3, 10:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ENCOURAGES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS TO REGISTER FOR LIFE-SAVING ALERTS

Technology Notifies Victims When Protection Orders are Served 

October 23, 2013
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OVER 94,000 ELIGIBLE RICHMOND COUNTY HOMEOWNERS HAVE NOT REGISTERED FOR STAR

According to recent data from the New York State Tax Department, 66% of Richmond County homeowners have yet to re-register for their Basic STAR exemption. If you or someone you know is a homeowner that currently receives the Basic STAR exemption, please take the time to register or forward this important information. The registration deadline is December 31, 2013.

October 22, 2013
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TREES OF HOPE - FREE TREE GIVEAWAY

See attached flyer for details.

October 20, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Senate Passes Public Assistance Integrity Act

The New York State Senate recently approved the “Public Assistance Integrity Act,” cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza,  that would help cut down on the flagrant abuse of EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) cards by prohibiting welfare recipients from using cash assistance to purchase tobacco, alcoholic beverages, lottery tickets or to gamble.

October 17, 2013
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Veteran Distinction on NYS Drivers Licenses Now Available

Residents who are military veterans can now apply for a special designation on their New York State driver’s license when they apply for a license renewal.

If you are a qualified U.S. military veteran, who was honorably discharged, and you have a NYS drivers license, learner permit or non-driver photo ID card, you can have the word "Veteran" printed on the upper left hand of your photo document.

October 17, 2013
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Veteran Distinction on NYS Drivers Licenses Now Available

Residents who are military veterans can now apply for a special designation on their New York State driver’s license when they apply for a license renewal.

If you are a qualified U.S. military veteran, who was honorably discharged, and you have a NYS drivers license, learner permit or non-driver photo ID card, you can have the word "Veteran" printed on the upper left hand of your photo document.

October 17, 2013
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NYC MARATHON - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Closed

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to all traffic Sunday, Nov. 3rd from approximately 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. for the ING NYC Marathon. The hotline phone # for closures related to this year's NYC Marathon is 718 556-8010.

November 3, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Con Edison Work Alert - Staten Island, NY

Con Edison would like to alert you to some upcoming work in your district. 

In preparation for a city sewer job, Consolidated Edison crews will be working in the roadbed along Victory Boulevard, between Roswell and Travis Avenues, in Travis.

Work will start Tuesday, October 15 and continue through mid-November.  

Hours of work will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The work will cause traffic along that segment of Victory Boulevard to merge from two lanes into one.

 

October 15, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA'S ANNUAL SENIOR INFORMATION DAY - FRIDAY, OCT. 18

Join Senator Andrew Lanza as he continues a tradition, bringing together a team of community partners to help answer your questions and provide valuable and free services to help preserve your quality of life.

SCHEDULE OF PRESENATIONS: 

October 18, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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‘PLAY IT FORWARD NY’ ANTI-BULLY MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUP FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Come hear from other young adults and individuals who have lived through the experience and created a positive life.  Offering a safe place to share your story and meet other peers in similar circumstances.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to speak to other parents.   Free refreshments.

October 23, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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EARLY DETECTION SAVES LIVES

Senator Lanza Encourages New Yorkers to Take Advantage of State Sponsored Screenings, Regardless Of Insurance Status

Senator Lanza today urged New York women to get checked for breast cancer and reminded women statewide that early detection and education about breast cancer saves lives. In addition, the Senator highlighted various prevention and early detection programs being 

October 10, 2013
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New Law Cracks Down on Over-the-Counter Teen Drug Abuse

When they are misused by teenagers, over-the-counter drugs can be just as dangerous as more notorious narcotics.  

To combat the growing problem of teens using Dextromethorphan (DXM) to get high, Senator Lanza voted to enact a new law will prohibit pharmacies and stores from selling DXM to any person under the age of 18 unless they have a prescription.

DXM is a cough suppressing ingredient found in over-the-counter cough and cold medications such as Robitussin and Nyquil.  The abuse of DXM has been on the rise, due largely to how accessible these medications are in thousands of pharmacies, supermarkets and other stores in New York and across the nation.

October 8, 2013
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MORE THAN 82,000 JOB OPENINGS AVAILABLE ON JOBS EXPRESS WEBSITE

Employers Applaud State’s Site as a Way to Find Qualified, Ready-To-Work Employees

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced more than 82,000 positions are available on New York State’s Jobs Express website. Jobs Express connects job seekers to openings in each Region of the state and currently lists an average of 51,000 new jobs each month statewide.

October 4, 2013
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