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LIMITED COLLECTION TO RESUME TODAY AT 7PM

The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will resume limited collection throughout the city starting tonight at 7 p.m.  Due to prior Monday holidays and suspensions due to snow operations, DSNY crews will be focusing on collecting recycling in areas scheduled for Monday recycling service.

Residents whose Monday recycling wasn’t collected earlier because of the snowstorms and holidays should place their material out at the curbside.  Residents are asked to place their material out in a cleared area, if possible, to help Sanitation Workers gain access to the cans and bags. 

February 2, 2015
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BUILD IT BACK - SANDY ASSISTANCE EVENT

One on One Build-It-Back Event

February 14, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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PROPERTY VALUE PUBLIC WORKSHOPS IN BROOKLYN

The New  York  City Department of Finance has scheduled two Notice of Property Value public workshops in Brooklyn.  

This is a good opportunity to meet and discuss with Department of Finance representatives concerns such as your property's market and assessed values;  learn how to dispute your property's assessed value; or learn more about tax benefits and how to apply for them.

The workshops will be held at the following dates and locations in Brooklyn:

-February 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 345 Adams street, 7th floor training room, Brooklyn, NY

January 30, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN AMONG STATE SENATE LEADERS IN DELAYING NEW YORK’S ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING MANDATE

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he is a co-sponsor of legislation (S. 2486), introduced by Senate Health Committee Chairman Kemp Hannon, that would delay the requirement that all prescribers use electronic prescriptions until March 27, 2016.

January 29, 2015
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NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ISSUES WEATHER ADVISORY

Light snow expected Thursday night through Friday morning, with dangerously frigid temperatures and life-threatening wind chill to follow Friday through Saturday. 

Seniors, infants, the homeless, and those with chronic medical conditions are at increased risk of health problems from the cold

The New York City Office of Emergency Management today issued a weather advisory for light snow and cold temperatures Thursday night, January 29, through Saturday night, January 31. 

January 29, 2015
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MESSAGE FROM CON EDISON

Extreme weather can cause outages. We're prepared. Here's how you can be ready, too:

January 27, 2015
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SAFTEY TIPS FOR COLD WEATHER

Below are a few safety tips published by the American Red Cross to follow for cold weather and home fire prevention.

January 27, 2015
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News & Views With Senator Golden

Senator Golden talks about Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Priorities

January 26, 2015
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CON EDISON REMINDS CUSTOMERS TO USE A BLIZZARD OF CAUTION - Company Prepares for Major Snowstorm, Urges Customers to Stay Away from Downed Wires

NEW YORK -- Con Edison crews are preparing for the first major snowstorm of 2015, a nor’easter that could bring up to two feet of snow to parts of the region and cause near white-out conditions. The company

January 26, 2015
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WINTER STORM WARNING - NYC

Notification issued 1/25/15 at 6:33 AM. This is a correction to the previously issued Winter Storm Warning. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch citywide from Monday, 1/26 at 1:00 PM to Wednesday, 1/28 at 12:00 AM. Snow accumulations of 10-14 inches are possible. Visibilities are expected to be approximately one quarter mile or less at times. For updates please visit: http://www.weather.gov/nyc.

January 25, 2015
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON THE MTA FARE HIKE

"The Metropolitan Transit Authority has once again misstepped in approving a plan that digs deeper into the pockets of straphangers and motorists. I am greatly disappointed by the MTA Board’s vote to increase the base fare for those who travel our subways, buses and bridges. As I said when I spoke at the Brooklyn MTA fare hearing, we are again being asked to pay more to travel throughout our City. I encourage transit riders to strongly look into the bonus and discount plans that are available so that they can get more, dollar for dollar, in transportation services.

January 22, 2015
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STATEMENT BY SENATOR GOLDEN ON THE GOVERNOR’S STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS AND BUDGET PRESENTATION

Albany – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today has issued the following statement in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s  State of the State Address and Budget Presentation:

 “As the budget process begins, I look forward to making paramount the needs of my district and adopt sound fiscal policies to insure a balanced and on-time budget. The Governor has outlined his vision for New York, and now the negotiations begin in earnest.

January 21, 2015
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SENATE PASSES EDUCATION INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT TO GIVE PARENTS MORE OPTIONS IN THEIR CHILD’S EDUCATION - Measure Provides New Tax Incentives to Offer Parents More Educational Choices

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that helps give parents more choice in the education of their child. The Education Investment Tax Credit (S1976), sponsored by Senators Martin Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) and Simcha Felder (D, Brooklyn), creates new tax incentives for contributing to a child’s education, encourages investment in schools, and provides parents with more options in finding educational opportunities.

January 21, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN INTRODUCES MAJOR LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE TO COMBAT CRIMINAL STREET GANGS

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has introduced the New York State Criminal Street Gang Act, major legislation that targets criminal street gangs and their activities in this State. 

The bill has two major focuses — criminalizing the activity of street gangs in a significant and comprehensive way, coupled with a major effort to educate youths and prevent the growth of the gangs through anti-gang training and curriculums and activities in schools and funding for not for profit agencies that work with at-risk youths.  

January 20, 2015
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STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION - 77TH STREET BETWEEN 5TH AND 6TH AVENUES

The District Office of Community Board Ten has been notified that on January 30, 2015 from 9am to 4pm - 77th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues will be closed to vehicular traffic due to a crane operation at 574 77th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue.  Companion DOB permit was approved to replace 6 cell tower antennae on roof.

 

Raindate is set for February 3, 2015.  

January 16, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN DEVELOPING COMPREHENSIVE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THE ONLINE PRIVACY OF INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), the Chair of the State Senate Select Committee Science, Technology, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship, today is announcing that he has been working with the internet industry and others to develop comprehensive legislation that will protect the online privacy and promote the internet safety of businesses and individuals. 

January 15, 2015
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INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS OF THE GERRITSEN BEACH PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION

Honored to have been asked to install the Officers and Directors of the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Association.

January 15, 2015
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STATE SENATOR GOLDEN ANNOUNCES FREE TAX PREPARATION SERVICE

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he will again host the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, offering free tax preparation services to residents making less than $30,000 annually.

Appointments will be available at his district office located at 7408 5th Avenue, on Sundays and Mondays, from February 15th through April 13th. Sunday appointments will be scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Monday appointments will be scheduled in the evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

January 14, 2015
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BELT (SHORE) PARKWAY - FULL ROADWAY CLOSURE AT BAY RIDGE AVENUE

Please be advised, beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 15, the left lane on the westbound, and the left lane on the eastbound Belt Parkway at Bay Ridge Avenue (Exit 1) will be closed. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, the full westbound roadway will be closed intermittently, as needed for installation of concrete deck beams within the center portion (current work zone) of the bridge. Full closures will last up to 15 minutes each; each closure will not begin until the queue from the prior closure has dissipated. All travel lanes will re-open to traffic on Friday, January 16, at 5:00 a.m.

January 13, 2015
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SENATOR GOLDEN JOINS COLLEAGUES IN ADVANCING EFFORTS IN NEW YORK STATE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

ALBANY – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today joined his colleagues in the New York State Senate in voting to support the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act (S.7), that toughens penalties against those who buy and sell young women, men, and children and reduces the stigma defendants may face when they are victims of the massive $32 billion sex trafficking industry.

January 13, 2015
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