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NYC Marathon traffic mayhem: Islanders should not try to compete with the big race this weekend

The upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed in both directions from 12:01 a.m. through 3 p.m. Sunday, and the lower level will be closed in both directions from about 7 a.m. until about 3 p.m.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. --- If you're not wearing running shoes and a number on your chest, prepare to have a tough time getting around on Sunday. Streets will be closed throughout the five boroughs during the running of the 26.2-mile ING New York City Marathon. The upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed in both directions from 12:01 a.m. through 3 p.m.

November 4, 2010
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Wedding Gown Giveaway Event for Military Brides

New York Location:Nov 8 - Bridal Reflections260 Fifth Ave, W 28th Street NY City, NY 212-764-3040

October 28, 2010
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LANZA SLAMS MTA FOR BRIDGE AND TUNNEL TOLL INCREASES

Today MTA board members, by a vote of 12-to-1, increased tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge $2 to $13, and increased cash tolls by $1 to $6.50 at seven major crossings. Drivers who use E-ZPass will have their tolls increased by 5 percent to $4.80 at major crossings. This comes on the heels of bus and subway fare increases earlier this month.

 

October 27, 2010
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS THIS WEEK

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

Free Screenings for eligible women offered on the following dates:

 

October 26, 2010
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Weatherization Assistance Program - Save on heating and cooling costs and improve the safety of your home through energy efficiency measures

The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling costs and improving the safety of their homes through energy efficiency measures. Energy efficiency measures performed through the program include air sealing (weatherstripping, caulking), wall and ceiling insulation, heating system improvements or replacement, efficiency improvements in lighting, hot water tank and pipe insulation, and refrigerator replacements with highly efficient Energy Star rated units. Both single-family and multi-family buildings are assisted. Household energy use reductions and resultant energy cost savings are significant, with an average savings in excess of 20%.

October 25, 2010
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MillionTreesNYC TO PLANT TREES AT CONFERENCE HOUSE PARK AND WOLFES POND PARK ON OCT. 23RD

MillionTreesNYC, one of the 127 PlaNYC initiatives, is a citywide, public-private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the City's five boroughs over the next decade.

October 23, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Closed for ING NYC Marathon Sun., Nov. 7th 7 AM to 3 PM


SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

( Updates with new closure time for Bay Street and Lily Pond exits to 3 AM instead of 5 AM on day of race)

 

October 20, 2010
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October 14, 2010
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October 14, 2010
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Senator Lanza announce funding for the Staten Island Flood Plain Study

Senator Lanza joins with elected officials, Army Corps of Engineers, DEC, DEP, and NYC Parks to announce funding for the Staten Island Flood Plain Study. 13 miles of coastline vulnerable to severe storm damage will be studied to determine what shore protections and storm mitigation measures are warranted.

October 6, 2010
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• Senator Lanza joins with elected officials, Army Corps of Engineers, DEC, DEP, and NYC Parks to announce funding for the Staten Island Flood Plain Study.


13 miles of coastline vulnerable to severe storm damage will be studied to determine what shore protections and storm mitigation measures are warranted.

 

 

October 4, 2010
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Funding available for park and trail groups

Grants aim to boost organizational capacityParks & Trails New York is offering a new round of Capacity Building Grants for park and trail groups in New York State.  The grants, of up to $3,000, will strengthen not-for-profit organizations that are working to build and protect parks and trails in communities across the state --- helping to not only provide places for close-to-home, healthy physical activity but also generate additional tourist dollars to strengthen local economies.   Parks & Trails New York's goal is to enable not-for-profits to better fulfill their missions; improve their reach, effectiveness, and impact; leverage more resources; and increase community support for and involvem

October 1, 2010
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Staten Island stores gearing up for another appliance rebate drive

From the Staten Island Advance:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/09/staten_island_stores_gearing_u.html

 

Approximately 145,000 New Yorkers traded in their energy-hogging refrigerators, dishwashers, clothing washers and freezers for more efficient models during the first go-around in February -- but because 25,000 never claimed their rebate, $4.8 million is back up for grabs.

October 1, 2010
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FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA TO HOST FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

 

October 30, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING

SENATOR ANDREW LANZA TO HOST FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

 

October 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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