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Free Kids Day at the Staten Island Children's Museum

 


School's Out on Thursday, June 10th

and families might not know what do with their children on this day or where to go.

 

June 10, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA OPPOSES SCHOOL BUS SERVICE CUTS FOR 7TH AND 8TH GRADE STUDENTS

Senator Lanza is outraged by the city's decision to eliminate yellow school bus service to seventh and eighth grade students. This plan would cut service to nearly 3,000 students that live on Staten Island, attending 11 public schools and 36 private and Catholic schools.

June 3, 2010
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Lester Modelowitz

Lester Modelowitz was born in Brooklyn, New York. In August 1966, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and sent to Fort Jackson, South Carolina for Basic Training. Following Basic Training, he was sent to Fort Lee, Virginia for Advanced Individual Training. In February 1967, he was deployed to Vietnam and was assigned to the 1st Aviation Brigade 162nd Assault Helicopter Company in Phouc Vinh. In May 1967, Modelowitz was reassigned to the 2nd Battalion 94th Artillery in Dong Ha and Camp JJ Carroll in I Corp.

June 1, 2010
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SENATE DEMOCRATS REJECT PLAN TO KEEP NEW YORK’S PARKS OPEN

Monday, May 25, 2010 -- State Senate Democrat defeated legislation proposed by Senate Republicans that would have authorized $6 million to reopen parks and historic sites throughout the state. The bill was offered as an amendment to the budget extender legislation sent up by the Governor.

May 25, 2010
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Free Mammograms Available

The program is free for uninsured women 40 and older.

June 14, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Free Mammograms Available

The program is free for uninsured women 40 and older.

June 10, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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May 24, 2010
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SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SYEP) APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 28!

APPLY NOW FOR THE SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMApplications for SYEP 2010 are now available. The program is open to NYC residents 14 to 24 years old.

May 24, 2010
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Great Kills PS 37 students need your vote! Film Festival Ticket Giveaway!

Great Kills PS 37 could win a $20,000 prize in the “America’s Favorite School” contest sponsored by Care2 and GreatSchools. PS 37 serves children with various disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. As of this afternoon, PS 37 was 574 votes ahead for the top spot!

May 21, 2010
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Gov To Dems: Start Acting Like Republicans


From the New York Daily NewsBy Celeste Katz

May 18, 2010
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Senator Andrew Lanza Honors 9 Winners for this year’s Memorial Day Essay Contest

On Saturday, May 15th, Senator Lanza kicked-off of the Great Kills Memorial Day Parade by honoring the 9 winners of his Annual Memorial Day Essay Contest. The winners and their family members gathered at IS 24 and received Best Buy gift cards as prizes.

May 17, 2010
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Senator Andrew Lanza Honors 9 Winners for this year’s Memorial Day Essay Contest

On Saturday, May 15th, Senator Lanza kicked-off of the Great Kills Memorial Day Parade by honoring the 9 winners of his Annual Memorial Day Essay Contest. The winners and their family members gathered at IS 24 and received Best Buy gift cards as prizes.

May 17, 2010
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Free Mammograms Available


The program is free for uninsured women 40 and older. Mammographies are by appointment only.

To schedule a Scan Van appointment, call 1-800-564-6868.

June 1, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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STATEN ISLAND NOT-FOR-PROFITS THAT INCURRED DAMAGE DURING MARCH NOR’EASTER MUST SUBMIT REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE (RPA) BY FRIDAY, MAY 14TH

Staten Island was declared a Federal Disaster Area due to the damage incurred during the March nor’easter.

May 10, 2010
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This Mother's Day Remember Mammograms Save Lives

Senator Lanza today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

May 7, 2010
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SI Advance: Lanza seeks to get storm $$ for Island homeowners

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- State Sen. Andrew Lanza has asked Gov. David Paterson to amend the state's request for disaster assistance relief from March storm floods to include aid to homeowners. Last month, President Obama declared six counties in New York state, including Richmond County, eligible to receive assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. But at Paterson's behest, the aid goes to localities to rebuild damaged infrastructure and public facilities, not to individual homeowners or renters.

May 4, 2010
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