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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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Free Trees Available for Homeowners and Organizations

Staten Islanders can pick up free trees at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden in Livingston tomorrow from 3 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

April 29, 2010
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Free trees available for homeowners and organizations

Staten Islanders can pick up free trees at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden in Livingston tomorrow from 3 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

April 29, 2010
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May 31, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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May 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Lanza Offers Online Consumer Shopping Tips for Mother's Day Shopping

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re going to shop online, make sure you’re shopping smart!  Senator Lanza is offering consumer shopping tips for online shopping.

April 28, 2010
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Ten Mile Walk of the Greenbelt to Save Pouch Camp

This is Protectors of Pine Oak Woods annual spring Greenbelt walk, but with an emphasis on their efforts to secure preservation of Pouch Camp. Join us for a rally at the kickoff at 10 a.m. Those not joining the walk may choose to meet up with us at noon for lunch at Berlin Lodge overlooking beautiful Orbach Lake in Pouch Camp. We ask that you bring your own lunch and beverage. Speakers will be on-hand to talk about how vital it is to preserve all of Pouch Camp. The Protectors walk then continues at 1 p.m. Our walk covers ten miles at a comfortable pace.

May 22, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM
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12th Annual Dine Out Against Hunger Drive

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 12th annual Dine Out Against Hunger drive will be held April 22.

Here is a list of participating restaurants that will donate 20 percent of the day's receipts to Project Hospitality:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/04/dine_out_against_hunger_partic.html

April 22, 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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SENATE REPUBLICANS DEFEAT ANTI-ECONOMIC BILL PUSHED BY DEMOCRATS AND OPPOSED BY STATE’S LEADING BUSINESS GROUPS


Legislation would block economic development, lead to explosion in frivolous lawsuits


Senate Republicans defeated anti-economic development legislation (S1635), sponsored by Senator Antoine Thompson of Buffalo, that would shut down virtually all economic development activity in New York, increase the number of frivolous lawsuits and even put up an obstacle to sound environmental projects throughout the State.

April 21, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS DEFEAT ANTI-ECONOMIC BILL PUSHED BY DEMOCRATS AND OPPOSED BY STATE’S LEADING BUSINESS GROUPS


Legislation would block economic development, lead to explosion in frivolous lawsuits


Senate Republicans defeated anti-economic development legislation (S1635), sponsored by Senator Antoine Thompson of Buffalo, that would shut down virtually all economic development activity in New York, increase the number of frivolous lawsuits and even put up an obstacle to sound environmental projects throughout the State.

April 21, 2010
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Water Board Public Hearing

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/news/water_rate_public_hearings_2010.shtml

The New York City Water Board has scheduled six public hearings for the upcoming FY2011 water rate proposal: one evening hearing in each of the five boroughs and an additional afternoon hearing to take place in Manhattan.

May 4, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA'S STATEMENT ON MTA SERVICE CUTS

Disappointment does not begin to describe the way I feel about the MTA’s decision to further cut transportation services on Staten Island. This is a betrayal of the people of Staten who are already underserved. 

March 26, 2010
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