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FREE MOLD REMEDIATION TRAINING

Learn to recognize hazards and the basics of mold remediation.  Free mold cleaning kits distributed at training session includes equipment to help you safely remove mold from your home.

South Shore -  Saturday, February 23, 2013, 1 pm - 5pmCYO-MIV Community Center at Mount Loretto - 6541 Hylan Boulevard

February 23, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Senator Lanza Urges New Yorkers to Take Advantage of Free Crisis Counseling to Deal With Stress and Mental Health Issues Following Hurricane Sandy

Stress from a traumatic event like Hurricane Sandy is normal, but sometimes it can feel overwhelming. Help is available for you during this difficult time.

What You Should Know

Most people who live through disasters will feel some level of distress. Anxiety, sadness, sleeplessness, shock and other emotional and physical reactions are common after traumatic events.

But New Yorkers are resilient. Learning about stress and strategies to manage it can help you cope successfully.

February 19, 2013
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DISASTER HOMEOWNERSHIP REPAIR AND REBUILDING FUND

WAS YOUR HOME DAMAGED BY HURRICANE SANDY? THE DISASTER HOMEOWNERSHIP REPAIR AND REBUILDING FUND CAN HELP YOU.

Senator Lanza annouces new funding for homeowners whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

February 15, 2013
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Senator Andrew Lanza, FPA NY & NYPL Sponsoring Free Hurricane Sandy Disaster Financial Relief Workshops

Senator Andrew Lanza’s Office in partnership with The New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association® (FPA NY) and the New York Public Library is sponsoring pro bono workshops for individuals, families, and small businesses impacted by Superstorm Sandy. These workshops are comprised of a brief presentation (containing information on available resources and tips to help guide victims through this disaster) followed by an individual consultation session. 

WHEN: Saturday, February 23rd & Friday, March 1st , 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

February 15, 2013
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HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESOURCES & INFORMATION from Senator Andrew J. Lanza

FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE – Deadline to Apply: February 27, 2013

Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy (homeowners, renters, and businesses) can apply for federal disaster assistance(FEMA). There are 3 ways to apply for FEMA assistance: 

 Call 1-800-621-3362

 Call TTY 1(800)462-7585 (For people with speech or hearing impairments)

 Online at: http://www.disasterassistance.gov

 Smartphone: m.fema.gov

February 12, 2013
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FREE MOLD REMEDIATION TRAINING

Midland BeachSaturday, February 16, 20131 pm -5pmOasis Church539 Greeley AvenueStaten Island, NY 10306

February 12, 2013
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Be The Match® Donor Drive - Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013: What You Need to Know Before Joining

WHAT: Senator Andrew J. Lanza is partnering with Be The Match® (the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP) Registry) to help find a life-saving donor for Staten Island resident Stephen Curatolo (and other patients with life-threatening blood diseases). Curatolo is battling Stage 4 Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Thanks to reporting by the Staten Island Advance, Senator Lanza was alerted to the plight of Mr. Curatolo and will host a donor drive at his district office on Saturday, February 16th.   Be The Match® offers the unique opportunity to give a life-saving marrow transplant to someone in need.

February 11, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA OFFERS TIPS FOR DRIVING DURING STORMS

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for New York City from 6 AM Friday, 2/8, to 1 PM Saturday, 2/9, with 10-14 inches of snow expected.

February 8, 2013
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National Grid Blizzard Update

With a severe winter storm on the way that some weather forecasters already are calling a storm of historic proportions, National Grid has started preparing for widespread, prolonged power outages that could result from the predicted blizzard-like conditions. Although the path of the storm is still being monitored, we are taking steps to ensure we are prepared for this storm and we want to make sure that you are too.

Be prepared by creating an emergency kit:

Water. The American Red Cross recommends one gallon of water per person per day

Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food 

February 8, 2013
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Con Edison Prepares for Winter Storm, Urges Customers to Place Safety First

Con Edison Prepares for Winter Storm, Urges Customers to Place Safety Erika First

NEW YORK – Con Edison is monitoring the storm that is expected to dump snow and freezing rain on the New York area starting Friday afternoon and is preparing to respond to any outages that occur. The company reminds customers to take safety precautions and avoid any downed power lines.

February 8, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF NY WORKS PAVING PROJECTS WITH OVER 2,000 MILES OF ROADS REPAIRED

2,157 Miles of Road Repairs, Finished On Time and Within BudgetIncluded Improvements to Staten Island's Infrastructure 

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced the completion of all highway paving projects funded through the NY Works program. The program included replacing pavement at 172 sites across New York State, including approximately 2,157 miles of state roadways, as part of $229.9 million in contracts. 

February 6, 2013
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NYC DEPT. OF FINANCE EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR "PROPERTY DAMAGE REPORTING APPLICATION"

The NYC Department of Finance has extended the deadline for property owners who suffered severe damage to their property by Hurricane Sandy to submit the "Property Damage Reporting Application". Property owners must submit applications to the Department of Finance know by February 15th if they want Finance to consider it in time for the property assessment used to determine property taxes for the 2013-2014 tax year. Property owners should submit the survey if: 1) their buildings are leaning, have collapsed, or are off the foundation; 2) the walls have buckled; or 3) the basement, roof, boiler, elevator, transformer, or air conditioning have been destroyed.

February 5, 2013
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SENATE BIPARTISAN TASK FORCE ON HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY RELEASES PRELIMINARY REPORT OUTLINING RECOMMENDATIONS ON STORM RELIEF, CONTINGENCY PLANNING, AND DISASTER MITIGATION

After touring New York’s hardest hit areas and hosting stakeholder roundtables across the NYC metro area, the Bipartisan Task Force issued its first report with 10 preliminary recommendations to aid recovery efforts and assist in future disaster planning

February 4, 2013
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DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES OFFERING INSURANCE ASSISTANCE ON STATEN ISLAND: Wednesday, Feb. 6 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Department Representatives Available to Answer Insurance Questions

Storm Hotline Also Being Staffed to Help Storm Sandy Victims

Senator Andrew Lanza announced that representatives of the Department of Financial Services will be on Staten Island this week to help homeowners, renters and business owners with insurance-related issues stemming from damage caused by Storm Sandy.

February 4, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA & P.S. 5 KICKOFF BULLYING PREVENTION CAMPAIGN “ONE CAN COUNT”

Inspiring Young Students to Stand Up, Be Leaders and Be Counted

January 25, 2013
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