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Representatives from the Hunger Action Network visit Albany

Representatives from the Hunger Action Network visit Albany to discuss their Legislative and Budget Agenda 2014-2015. They spoke about the State Budget as it relates to human services and funding for Emergency Food Programs.

March 12, 2014
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16th Annual Grandparents/Senior Information Day

State Senator John L. Sampson Invites you to Attend 16th Annual Grandparents/Senior Information Day

September 12, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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May 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Citizenship Workshop in Brooklyn

Please pass this information on if you know of families in our school community interested in applying for citizenship status. Parents who are legal permanent residents (or green card holders) and eligible for naturalization can begin the application process to become U.S. citizens. The session is free and will provide immigration information, assistance and financing options to eligible parents. Saturday, May 18, 2013 P.S. 503/506 330 60th St Brooklyn, NY 11220

May 9, 2013
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FEMA extends Transitional Sheltering Assistance program in New York

 NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 28-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels. The TSA checkout date, which previously had been extended to May 1, has been extended again to May 29. FEMA will be calling applicants eligible for the new extension to notify them of the checkout date. 

April 25, 2013
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BEACH RECONSTRUCTION WORK

MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG,  PARKS COMM. VERONICA M. WHITE,  DDC COMM. DAVID J. BURNEY. COMMUNITY ADVISORY

BEACH RECONSTRUCTION WORK

*24-Hour Construction to Reopen Beaches by Memorial Day*The Parks Department and the Department of Design and Construction are committed to reopening Brooklyn’s beaches by Memorial Day. To accomplish this goal in such a short time, we will need to perform pile driving operations and other noisy construction work 24 hours a day, for a few days at a time, at several locations along the beach.

April 24, 2013
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FEMA extends Transitional Sheltering Assistance program in New York

 NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 17-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program, which allows eligible survivors from Hurricane Sandy who cannot return to their homes to stay in participating hotels. The new checkout date for those in the TSA program is May 1. FEMA is calling applicants eligible for the extension to notify them of the new checkout date. The temporary Transitional Sheltering Assistance program allows eligible Hurricane Sandy survivors whose houses have been severely damaged or destroyed to stay in a hotel for a limited time. The cost of the room is paid directly to the hotel by FEMA. 

April 15, 2013
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CUOMO ADMINISTRATION SETTLES WITH COUNTRY’S LARGEST FORCE-PLACED INSURER, LEADING NATIONWIDE REFORM EFFORT AND SAVING HOMEOWNERS, TAXPAYERS, AND INVESTORS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

Cuomo Administration Settlement with Assurant Includes Restitution for Homeowners, a $14 Million Penalty, and Industry-leading Reforms

Cuomo Administration Says Other Force-placed Insurers, Including QBE, Need to “Step Up to the Plate Now” and Put in Place These Reforms

March 21, 2013
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Post Sandy Job Fair - Getting New York back on track

Getting New York back on track The Post Sandy Job Fair for Greater New York promises a means for employers to give support to the recovery effort in the most significant and long lasting way - by offering job-seekers employment opportunities that will provide them with the lifeline they really need! Creating this positive momentum will come back to businesses in the form of a stimulated economy. Date: May 14, 2013 Location: Resorts World NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Ozone Park, NY Free to Attend

March 19, 2013
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Deadline to apply for FEMA assistance or an SBA disaster loan is March 29, 2013.

Renters should complete and submit SBA applications NEW YORK – New York renters may be eligible for additional grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. To find out if renters qualify, they must complete and submit their disaster loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These grants can be used for: • Replacement or repair of necessary personal property lost or damaged in the disaster, household items such as room furnishings or appliances, and tools and equipment required by the self-employed for their jobs • Primary vehicles and approved second vehicles damaged by the disaster

March 19, 2013
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