Legislation restricts the parental rights of sexual offenders for children born from assaultNew law expands access to State Order of Protection Registry for local and state correctional facilities employees
Senator Andrew Lanza and Governor Andrew Cuomo today annouced two new laws that will further shield children from sexual offenders and protect victims of domestic violence.
Over 17,000 civilians already serve with the NYPD and there are opportunities for many more. That's why we've created a new web site, NYPDCivilianJobs.com, to make it easier to search and apply for several exciting jobs within the Department.
The site focuses on three of our most frequently available positions:
School Safety Agent, Traffic Enforcement Agent and 911 Operators
All of which offer the many benefits of working with the NYPD. Visitors to NYPDCivilianJobs.com will enjoy an engaging and user-friendly online experience that includes detailed information on:
Earlier this year, Senator Lanza stood with his Senate colleagues to block $120 million in cuts to programs that serve developmentally disabled New Yorkers. While their efforts during the 2013-1014 budget negotiations restored some of the funding, programs throughout the state were still in danger due to a $90 million budget shortfall --- threatening to diminish access to important services for thousands of developmentally disabled citizens across the state.
Few issues this year have generated more input from concerned constituents. That's why Senator Lanza is pleased to announce that support for these vital programs will now be protected under legislation that Governor Andrew Cuomo just signed into law.
No one likes receiving unwanted sales calls or wasteful junk mail. I want to remind you how you can put an end to junk mail and annoying telemarketer calls.
With the National Do Not Call Registry you can prevent telemarketer calls to your home phone and cell phone. Register by calling 888-382-1222 (or 866-290-4236 for TTY). To register by Internet, visit the FCC website at www.fcc.gov/cgb/donotcall. Once registered, telemarketers will be prohibited from calling you with unsolicited advertisements. You will remain on the Registry permanently, unless your number is disconnected and reassigned, or you decide to remove it from the Registry.
Helping Hands and New Beginnings Ministry on Staten Island are collecting school supply donations for families of homeless women and victims of domestic violence. Supplies for students of all ages are still desperately needed for this year.
This year, approximately 14,230 women will die in the United States from ovarian cancer. Ovarian Cancer is one of the most deadly of women's cancers because there is no early detection or screening test, and so, most women are not diagnosed until they have reached advanced stages of the disease.
Senator Andrew Lanza today paused to remember the sacrifices and service of members of the U.S. armed forces who were once prisoners of war (POW), as well as those who are missing in action (MIA) and their families on POW/MIA Recognition Day. Today is a day to take time and remember the brave Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who have been held captive or never returned home from war.
Helping Hands and New Beginnings Ministry on Staten Island are collecting school supply donations for families of homeless women and victims of domestic violence. Supplies for students of all ages are still desperately needed for this year. If you would like to make a donation please drop supplies to Senator Lanza's office in Eltingville (3845 Richmond Ave., Suite 2A) or to the New Beginnings Ministry (731 Henderson Ave., 10310).
The hills and creeks of the closed 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill are beginning their transformation into NYC's biggest and most fascinating new park, on Staten Island's west shore. Join us for the third annual preview of what the park will have to offer!
Senator Andrew Lanza, Assemblyman Michael Cusick and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman were joined by Island officials and community leaders at Delco Drugs on Staten Island to celebrate the implementation of a key component of New York State’s innovative program for preventing prescription drug abuse.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (Fund) is approaching an important deadline. Anyone who knew or had reason to know of physical harm or illness resulting from the 9/11 attacks before October 3, 2011 is required to register by October 3, 2013.
The Richmond County Savings Foundation will be awarding grants to NFP's on Staten Island who engage in Green Initiatives that improve the environment. The total pool of grants will be $100,000. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1st. For program requirements and eligibility click here or download the flyer.
Senator Andrew Lanza today alerted parents, guardians and young adults about a growing trend of child identity theft. These victims may not discover their identities have been stolen until they begin applying for loans, credit card accounts, or renting their first apartment.Child identify theft is often a crime that is not realized until years later after damage has already been done to a stolen identity. New Yorkers need to be aware of this growing trend and be proactive in their efforts to protect their children’s identities and personal information.