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September 15, 2009
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Quiet on the Bridge Deck Please

Quiet on the Bridge Deck, Please

Ferry adopting Sen. Savino's idea for a designated refuge from the din

By MAURA YATES

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- While they are enduring one of the most arduous daily commutes in the nation, Staten Islanders sometimes just want a little peace and quiet.

September 15, 2009
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Statement By the New York State Senate Democratic Conference Commemorating September 11th

“Eight years ago, we witnessed the most horrific terrorist attack ever launched on our nation’s soil. Thousands lost their lives and millions were left shaken with despair. Though our resolve to co-exist in a free and tolerant society was tested, our courage and commitment to band together was never in question. “Today, we honor the men and women whose lives were taken far before their time and those brave individuals of the NYPD, FDNY and Port Authority who in service to their nation gave the last full measure of devotion.

September 11, 2009
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Senator Diane Savino Hosts Annual Back To School Giveaway

NY1 VIDEO: More than 500 Staten Islanders lined up in front of the Cromwell Center Wednesday for an annual back to school giveaway organized by Senator Diane Savino

September 11, 2009
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Important Community Resources

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September 9, 2009
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Senator Diane Savino Supports Special Tees Expansion Project

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.

September 1, 2009
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Senator Savino Sponsors Back to School Blast

(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.

August 27, 2009
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Island Elected Officials Break Ground on Renovation and Expansion of Historic Stapleton Branch

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 24, 2009
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August 18, 2009
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Senator Savino Releases Ferry Service Report

Senator Savino Releases Ferry Service Report

August 14, 2009
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Letter to Mayor Bloomberg Regarding Transit Proposals

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.  

August 4, 2009
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Senator Savino: Does the State Owe You Money?

 Senator Savino: Does the State Owe You Money?

August 4, 2009
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Staten Island youth center receives new air conditioning

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.

August 4, 2009
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Agency, Schools Receive Donations

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE

Monday, August 3rd

August 3, 2009
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Senator Savino Supports Rights of EZ Pass Workers to Organize

*******STATEMENT REGARDING EZ PASS CHALLENGE OF EMPLOYEE VOTE TO JOIN CWA**********

July 10, 2009
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Workers who staff E-ZPass center vote to join union But contractor, a firm based in D.C., is challenging results of election

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.

July 10, 2009
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Ferry riders can fill out report cards on service at lawmaker's mobile office

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
ADVANCE STAFF REPORT
Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Ferry riders with problems and concerns about the Staten Island Ferry need go no farther than the St. George Ferry Terminal to voice those complaints to state Sen. Diane Savino.

June 30, 2009
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State Senator Brings her Office to Staten Islanders

Staten Island's state Sen. Diane Savino brought her office to the people today by setting up shop at the St. George Ferry Terminal.

Complete with a "Ferry Service Report Card," ferry riders who stopped by the "mobile district office" were able to fill out a survey and voice their opinions about commuter service.

At a table set up in the middle of the terminal, riders got the chance to talk with constituent caseworkers and representatives about any issues and concerns they need help with.

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June 30, 2009
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