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SAFETY TIPS FOR SHOPPING ON BLACK FRIDAY, SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY & CYBER MONDAY

For many people, Thanksgiving officially marks the start of the holiday season. In the weeks to come, our calendars will be filled with parties, family get-togethers and traditions that celebrate this very special time of year.

Whether it’s with turkey and the trimmings or family time and football, it is my hope that while we celebrate we also pause and remember to be grateful for our health, family, friends and other blessings that we feel most thankful for.

November 27, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - DWI CHECKPOINTS FOR THANKSGIVING

Local law enforcement agencies will be setting up sobriety checkpoints to prevent drunk driving this week for Thanksgiving, the state Department of Motor Vehicles announced.

The Special Traffic and Options Program for Driving While Intoxicated warned motorists on Tuesday that local law enforcement agencies will also be cracking down on drivers impaired by prescription and illegal drugs, along with alcohol this week until Dec. 1.

On Nov. 1, a stronger Leandra’s Law went into effect that requires convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock on their vehicle, Gannett’s Ashley Hupfl reports.

November 27, 2013
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THE SECOND ANNUAL TOTTENVILLE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE AND MENORAH LIGHTING

THE TOTTENVILLE CIVIC ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO THE SECOND ANNUAL TOTTENVILLE COMMUNITY 

December 1, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA WARNS NEW YORKERS OF ELABORATE TELEPHONE AND EMAIL TAX SCAMS

Senator Andrew Lanza today alerted consumers to phone and email scams from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Scammers posing as IRS or Tax Department officials are threatening New Yorkers with fines, deportation , arrest, and other penalties if they do not immediately pay a claim of owed taxes.

November 26, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ENCOURAGES NEW YORKERS TO USE "PRIDE OF NEW YORK" WEBSITE TO FIND LOCAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTS

Senator Andrew Lanza today encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the state’s revamped “Pride of New York” website, located at www.prideofny.com, to search for the best in locally grown and produced New York State food and beverage products this upcoming holiday season.

November 21, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO BETTER PROTECT CONSUMERS

Senator Andrew Lanza announced that legislation he cosponsored to help protect consumers from unsolicited mailings has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

November 20, 2013
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GOVERNOR CUOMO AND SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCE STATE BUYOUT PROGRAM EXTENSION FOR STATEN ISLAND HOMEOWNERS AFFECTED BY SUPERSTORM SANDY

Homeowners in Ocean Breeze Now Eligible for Buyouts under the NY Rising Housing Recovery Programs

November 18, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

HEAP Representatives Will Be Available at Lanza’s Office Every Thursday

Staten Island residents may qualify to receive assistance with their heat and energy bills this winter, Senator Lanza announced today.

November 15, 2013
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Visiting Nurse Service of NY Offering Free Disaster Distress Programs on Staten Island

Are you still feeling the impact of Superstorm Sandy?

Over the past few months, have you or someone you care about experienced any of the following?

November 14, 2013
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NEW YORK RISING STATEN ISLAND PUBLIC WORKSHOP

On Thursday, November 14th at 7pm, the Staten Island Planning Committee of the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program will be hosting their second Public Workshop.  

Attendees will learn about the progress the committee made so far including a range of potential project ideas and most importantly, share ideas of how to make Staten Island’s East and South Shore communities more resilient.

See attached flyer for details. 

November 14, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF NEW YORK'S SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY TO INCLUDE MULTIPLE PHOTOS OF CONVICTED OFFENDERS

Additional photographs detailing changes in appearance will allow for enhanced monitoring by law enforcement and greater public awareness

Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that the state’s Sex Offender Registry will now display multiple photographs of convicted sex offenders, in an effort to make offenders more recognizable to law enforcement personnel and the public.

November 12, 2013
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FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT HOSTED BY SENATOR ANDREW LANZA

Senator Andrew Lanza invites you to drop off and properly dispose of your used or unwanted electronics. Sunnking Electronics Recycling will be accepting computers, TVs, cell phones, small appliances and other electronics. 

CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS.

Saturday, November 9th10 a.m. - 3 p.m."Turtle Circle" Parking LotFather Capodanno Blvd. & Hunter Ave.

November 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Halloween Tips to Keep Little Ghosts, Goblins and Superheros Safe and Free from Harm

For many families in our community, Halloween is a fun time for children to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating.But it's also a good time to be vigilant and stress safety to our kids. Please visit my website to see if sex offenders live in your neighborhood and read these simple tips from the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help make sure the evening goes smoothly:

October 30, 2013
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT - Saturday, Nov. 9

Open the attached document or click the image above for a full list of acceptable materials. 

November 9, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Senator Lanza, Assemblyman Cusick, & Councilman Oddo Host Community Meeting Regarding Proposed Juvenile Detention Center

Please Join

Senator Lanza, Assemblyman Cusick, & Councilman Oddo

for a Community Meeting Regarding the Proposed Juvenile Detention Center

at

Young Israel of Staten Island - 835 Forest Hill Road

Thursday, October 31, 2013

7:30PM

October 31, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF SUPER STORM SANDY

THE TOTTENVILLE CIVIC ASSOCIATION INC.

ELECTED OFFICIALS

AND

October 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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FREE TREE GIVEAWAY

See attached flyer for details. 

November 3, 10:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ENCOURAGES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS TO REGISTER FOR LIFE-SAVING ALERTS

Technology Notifies Victims When Protection Orders are Served 

October 23, 2013
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OVER 94,000 ELIGIBLE RICHMOND COUNTY HOMEOWNERS HAVE NOT REGISTERED FOR STAR

According to recent data from the New York State Tax Department, 66% of Richmond County homeowners have yet to re-register for their Basic STAR exemption. If you or someone you know is a homeowner that currently receives the Basic STAR exemption, please take the time to register or forward this important information. The registration deadline is December 31, 2013.

October 22, 2013
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TREES OF HOPE - FREE TREE GIVEAWAY

See attached flyer for details.

October 20, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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