On Monday August 31, 2009 at 11:00 AM, New York State Senator Diane Savino visited Community Resources’ main campus at 3450 Victory Blvd. Last month, the Senator was able to approve a $25,000 grant to the organization in support of a planned expansion of the Special Tees’ screen printing program/business.
(Staten Island)- More than 800 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center, in Tompkinsville, Staten Island, on Wednesday, September 2, 20009, for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino. The event, called the “Back to School Blast” , featured free school supplies, free health screenings, healthy snacks, face painting, giveaways, as well as school and college-related information.
State-of-the-art renovation will more than double the library's size, add more than two dozen new computers, 11 laptop stations, wireless access, new areas for adults, teens and children and self-checkout stations
August 4, 2009Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg MayorCity HallNew York, NY 10007 Dear Mayor Bloomberg:It is with great enthusiasm that I read of your support of the transit improvements every Island commuter has long hoped for. Some of these proposals are sound steps that would alleviate the longest commute in the nation that many of my constituents endure on a daily basis.
Staten Island youth center receives new air conditioning
by Staten Island Advance Thursday July 30, 2009, 6:13 PM
Dozen of teenagers joined state Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn) and City Councilman Kenneth Mitchell (D-North Shore) today at the Teen Scene at the Empowerment Zone, a youth center at Staten Island's Park Hill Houses, for the installation of new air conditioners.
Workers who staff E-ZPass center vote to join unionBut contractor, a firm based in D.C., is challenging results of electionFriday, July 10, 2009By MAURA YATESADVANCE STAFF WRITERSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Employees of Affiliated Computer Services, the company that provides service for New York's E-ZPass Customer Service Center in Travis, celebrated what they called a "victory" last night, after the majority of the workers voted to join the Communications Workers of America, Local 1102.
gnyback May 20, 2009 The Downtown Staten Island Council is kicking off it's fifth annual Drive-In Movies event Thursday night.
Closing in on the fifth year of the Downtown Staten Island Council's Drive-In Movies, the non-profit organization will hold a kickoff for the event tomorrow night at Da Noi Restaurant at 138 Fingerboard Road in Fort Wadsworth.