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BUS GATE RELOCATIONS AT ST. GEORGE FERRY TERMINAL BEGINNING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Bus passengers who board at ramps A and B at the St. George Ferry Terminal will be temporarily relocated due to rehabilitation work. Starting at 12:01 a.m.

September 13, 2010
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COMMUNITY BOARD 2 JOINT MEETING (Environmental Protection & Health committees)

On the agenda will be a presentation by the representatives of the New York City Department of Health discussing air quality test results. The board meets in the Lou Caravone Community Services Building on the grounds of Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home. Members can be reached at 718-317-3235.

September 16, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING (Clifton / Concord / Stapleton area committee)

The Clifton/Concord/Stapleton area Committee will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in 59 Wright St., Stapleton. The board office is located in 1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217, Clifton. Board members can be reached at 718-981-6900 or visit their Website at www.nyc.gov/sicb1

September 16, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING (Silver Lake / Sunnyside / Westerleigh / Willowbrook area)

The Silver Lake/Sunnyside/Westerleigh/Willowbrook area committee will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Silver Lake Tennis House, Hart Boulevard and Revere Street. The board office is located in 1 Edgewater Plaza, Suite 217, Clifton. Board members can be reached at 718-981-6900 or visit their Website at www.nyc.gov/sicb1

September 15, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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Will MTA listen at Staten Island hike hearing?

From the Staten Island Advance:

http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/will_mta_listen_at_hike_hearin.html

Commuters can sound off on the MTA's plan to hike tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to $12 as well as the new higher-priced MetroCards on Thursday.

September 13, 2010
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NEW PROGRAM TO COMBAT THE GROWING CRIME OF MORTGAGE AND DEED FRAUD - SIGN UP TO PROTECT YOURSELF

The New York City Department of Finance is implementing a new program to assist property owners by allerting them when documents are recorded without their knowledge. This will allow them to take steps to limit the harm caused by the recording of a fraudulent document.

To sign up for this program visit NYC Finance on the web.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

September 10, 2010
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MTA TO HOLD HEARING ON STATEN ISLAND TO SOLICIT PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED CHANGES IN FARES AND CROSSING CHARGES

Below is the link to the detailed proposal for changes in fares and tolls, as well as supporting documents and tables.

September 16, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA BLASTS DEC FOR STALLING ON PHRAGMITE REMOVAL - Staten Island Continues to Burn While DEC Fiddles

           In light of the most recent series of brush fires that have broken out on Staten Island this week, Senator Andrew Lanza is blasting the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for their lack of action with regards to phragmite removal. For years now elected officials on Staten Island – both Republican and Democrat - have pled with DEC to protect residents from these invasive and combustible weeds which cause dangerous brush fires. Senator Lanza says “Enough is enough.”

September 8, 2010
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Staten Island's annual Autumn Job & Career Fair

From the Staten Island Advance: http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/wear_a_smil...

Published: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 6:46 AM     Updated: Wednesday, September 08, 2010, 6:48 AM
Deborah E. Young

October 5, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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September 8, 2010
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CITY’S PLAN WILL STRAND & ENDANGER STATEN ISLAND’S STUDENTS

Lanza urges The Senate Democratic Majority to pass his legislation which would require bus service for students

September 7, 2010
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September 7, 2010
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Hurricane Earl packs a punch but will swing wide of Staten Island

From the Staten Island Advance: http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/hurricane_earl_packs_a_punch_b.html

By TOM HAYDON

The Star-Ledger

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hurricane Earl, with its 110-mph winds, is a beast, but Staten Island is almost certain to avoid its wrath.

But from North Carolina to Maine an estimated 26 million people could face hurricane or tropical storm conditions, based on the projected north-northeast track of the storm.

September 3, 2010
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Staten Island braces for Hurricane Earl, but blue skies on the horizon

From the Staten Island Advance: http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/island_braces_for_hurricane_ea.html

NAGS HEAD, N.C. -- Hurricane Earl steamed toward the Eastern Seaboard yesterday as communities from North Carolina to New England kept a close eye on the forecast, worried that even a slight shift in the storm's predicted offshore track could put millions of people in the most densely populated part of the country in harm's way. Staten Island should brace for high winds, driving rain and heavy surf tomorrow, but it should all blow over for the holiday weekend.

September 2, 2010
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES CORRECTION OFFICER EXAM - Completed applications must be postmarked no later than September 13, 2010

Examination will be held on October 16, 2010

 

The New York State Department of Civil Service will be holding a Correction Officer exam on October 16, 2010.

August 30, 2010
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