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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA HOSTING FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS THIS WEEK

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

Free Screenings for eligible women offered on the following dates:

 

October 26, 2010
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Weatherization Assistance Program - Save on heating and cooling costs and improve the safety of your home through energy efficiency measures

The Weatherization Assistance Program assists income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling costs and improving the safety of their homes through energy efficiency measures. Energy efficiency measures performed through the program include air sealing (weatherstripping, caulking), wall and ceiling insulation, heating system improvements or replacement, efficiency improvements in lighting, hot water tank and pipe insulation, and refrigerator replacements with highly efficient Energy Star rated units. Both single-family and multi-family buildings are assisted. Household energy use reductions and resultant energy cost savings are significant, with an average savings in excess of 20%.

October 25, 2010
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MillionTreesNYC TO PLANT TREES AT CONFERENCE HOUSE PARK AND WOLFES POND PARK ON OCT. 23RD

MillionTreesNYC, one of the 127 PlaNYC initiatives, is a citywide, public-private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the City's five boroughs over the next decade.

October 23, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Closed for ING NYC Marathon Sun., Nov. 7th 7 AM to 3 PM


SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

( Updates with new closure time for Bay Street and Lily Pond exits to 3 AM instead of 5 AM on day of race)

 

October 20, 2010
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October 14, 2010
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October 14, 2010
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• Senator Lanza joins with elected officials, Army Corps of Engineers, DEC, DEP, and NYC Parks to announce funding for the Staten Island Flood Plain Study.


13 miles of coastline vulnerable to severe storm damage will be studied to determine what shore protections and storm mitigation measures are warranted.

 

 

October 4, 2010
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Funding available for park and trail groups

Grants aim to boost organizational capacityParks & Trails New York is offering a new round of Capacity Building Grants for park and trail groups in New York State.  The grants, of up to $3,000, will strengthen not-for-profit organizations that are working to build and protect parks and trails in communities across the state --- helping to not only provide places for close-to-home, healthy physical activity but also generate additional tourist dollars to strengthen local economies.   Parks & Trails New York's goal is to enable not-for-profits to better fulfill their missions; improve their reach, effectiveness, and impact; leverage more resources; and increase community support for and involvem

October 1, 2010
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Staten Island stores gearing up for another appliance rebate drive

From the Staten Island Advance:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/09/staten_island_stores_gearing_u.html

 

Approximately 145,000 New Yorkers traded in their energy-hogging refrigerators, dishwashers, clothing washers and freezers for more efficient models during the first go-around in February -- but because 25,000 never claimed their rebate, $4.8 million is back up for grabs.

October 1, 2010
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SENATOR ANDREW LANZA TO HOST FREE MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month 

Free Screenings for eligible women offered on the following dates:

September 27, 2010
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Analysis: City's lack of planning evident in yellow bus cuts trial

The Island busing variance almost exclusively affects the South Shore, an area where infrastructure has not kept up with the population boom. Many communities in the district still don't have sewers, many roads have no sidewalks, and historical MTA maps show there are actually fewer bus routes there now then there were 40 years ago. Bloomberg himself decried the MTA's 'neglect' of the Island during his re-election campaign a year ago. (Advance file photo)

From the Staten Island Advance:

http://blog.silive.com/latest_news/print.html?entry=/2010/09/analysis_citys_lack_of_plannin.html

September 27, 2010
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VISION 2020: NYC COMPREHENSIVE WATERFRONT PLAN - A chance to reshape Staten Island's waterfront (Public Meeting on Draft Recommendations)

Mark Your Calendars! October 12th Public Meeting!

Building on the work of our extensive public planning process, the Department of City Planning has compiled a set of draft recommendations for the Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. This draft includes broad citywide policy and programmatic recommendations  as well as detailed, site-specific recommendations.  Together, these recommendations are proposed to advance the goals of plan, address the pressing issues on the waterfront, and provide a realistic and pragmatic framework for the next 10 years.

October 12, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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LEGALLY & SAFELY DISPOSE OF UNWANTED MEDICATIONS THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Prescription drug abuse is a huge problem across the Country and seems to be particularly troublesome on Staten Island. It is important that people clean out their medicine cabinets and get rid of outdated, expired and unwanted prescription drugs to ensure they don’t end up in the wrong hands.

September 23, 2010
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SAVE POUCH CAMP CLEANUP

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR SAVING POUCH CAMP BY ATTENDING A CLEANUP OF OUR PARKS AND OPEN SPACE! 

September 25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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FREE TENNIS LESSONS FOR SENIORS

City Parks Foundation welcomes Staten Islanders over 60 to participate in “CityParks Seniors Fitness,” a five-week program of free tennis lessons. Instruction began Monday, and will be offered through mid-October on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in Greenbelt Park, off Brielle Avenue, between Rockland and Wolcott avenues in Sea View. Equipment is provided.  Health experts say that, even in moderate amounts, exercise can help older adults feel better, maintain or lose weight, reduce risk of heart disease and diabetes, and minimize the symptoms of arthritis.

September 27, 10:00 AM - October 20, 12:00 PM
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Sneak Peak at Freshkills Park

The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation invites you to the first ever public event at the Freshkills Park site!  Autumn is the most beautiful season to see the hills and creeks of the closed 2,200-acre Fresh Kills Landfill, now beginning their transformation into the City’s biggest and most fas

October 3, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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