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July 7, 2010
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SENATORS LANZA, PADAVAN AND GOLDEN, CHARGE MTA FAILS NEW YORKERS AGAIN

State Senators Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island), Frank Padavan (Queens) and Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), today are responding to a New York State Comptroller’s report highlighting yet another financial failure of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, that of their failure to collect more than $9 million in back rent from nearly 1,000 commercial tenants.

July 2, 2010
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I'm fighting for lower taxes!

As I go around Staten Island, people tell me that they are frustrated and concerned. I am too. I’ve talked to so many families that are worried about the future – they want more job security, a good education and opportunities for their children. We are fortunate to live in a great community with good schools and many great local businesses that, unfortunately, are now struggling.

June 30, 2010
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SENATE DEMS CONTINUE TO TAX AND SPEND IN BUDGET LEGISLATION

Public Protection Bill, Negotiated in Secret, Includes $41 Million in New Taxes and Fees

June 24, 2010
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Senator Andrew Lanza holds 3rd Annual Teacher Appreciation Day ceremony at the College of Staten Island, honoring teachers from across the borough

Senator Andrew Lanza held the 3rd Annual Teacher Appreciation Day ceremony  at the College of Staten Island, honoring teachers from across the borough.

Teachers were chosen by a school principal or administrator.

Teachers that were honored this year:

June 16, 2010
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Senator Andrew Lanza Discussing the Eleventh State Budget Extender Bill


Senator Andrew Lanza (R-I, Staten Island) discussing the eleventh state budget extender bill that was approved today by the state Senate. Senator Lanza responded to Senate Democrats’ discussion of a state government shutdown and their failure to reach an agreement on an overall state budget, 75 days after the April 1 deadline.

June 15, 2010
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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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