Joining Assemblyman Matthew Titone and Council Members
Domenic Recchia, James Oddo and Debi Rose at the announcement of $1.5 million
in funds for the completion of the new Eden II school at 15 Beach Street which
will contribute to the renaissance of Stapleton as a thriving business and
entertainment hub. In addition, the funds added tot he half a million I
was able to allocate will provide people with intellectual and developmental
disabilities with a state of the art facility so they can grow and
This storm is changing
quickly and this morning Mayor Bloomberg ordered a mandatory
evacuation of Zone A and other low-lying coastal areas is necessary.
This means that everyone in these areas must leave and go somewhere outside the
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NYCDOT Division of Bridges is rehabilitating the ramps leading into the St. George Ferry Terminal with stimulus funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Beginning on or about the week of Monday, August 20, work operations will begin on the south half of Ramp C (the current entrance ramp to the Kiss & Ride and South Municipal Parking Lot). As a result, traffic using Ramp C
will shift approximately twenty feet to the north. Motorists should be mindful of the change in the traffic pattern when entering the ferry terminal.
Former social service worker Senator Savino, speaks at a Press Conferene at City Hall regarding new data on assaults of our social services or juvenile detention workers while they perform their duties. They also called for the passage into law a bill that would make these assults a felony. That bill has already passed the Senate.
State Senator Diane J. Savino speaks to small business owners from the Sunset Park Business Improvement District in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Senator Diane Savino is conducting a series of small business thought rasiers in order to see how New York State can foster a better business environment for existing small businesses.
Amalgamated Transit Union local 726 President Angelo Tanzi (left in blue golf shirt) stands with his bus driving members, Councilman Vincent iginzio, and State Senator Diane Savino in Staten Island's rally to save transit funding from draconian cuts. Representative and transportation chairman John Mica (Florida) has put forth a plan to drastically cut transportation funding by at least 30%. The "Don't X Out Public Transit Campaign Kicked off nationwide today. on Staten Island 35% of the express buses would disappear under the Rep. Mica plan.
Senator Diane Savino Lauds State Farm Insurance Company for donating $10,000 to the all volunteer Port Richmond Crisis Emergency Response Team or CERT and the all volunteer Metropolitan Fire Company for their efforts assisting NYPD, FDNY and Staten Island residents in need during Hurricane Irene. Metro Fire Dept.