The following e-mail was sent out by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce today, March 13th, regarding the Verrazano bridge toll for commercial vehicles whose businesses are based in Staten Island, New York.
On March 5th, 2013, Supervising Partner of Angiuli & Gentile, LLP, Annamarie G. Gentile, traveled to Albany with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce to discuss the recent toll increase on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with State legislature representatives. During the congregation, the group voiced their concerns for the effect of the toll on the Staten Island residents and businesses and personally lobbied Albany officials to reduce the tolls. As a result of the meeting, Albany lawmakers announced they will be moving to reduce the tolls on the Bridge for Staten Island residents and businesses.
February 13, 2013: Annamarie Gentile, Esq., supervising partner of the Elder Law and Estate Planning Group at Angiuli & Gentile, LLP will be filming an episode on CTV's "Senior Care and Lifestyles Show" with host Maryann Drandorff. The topic of the episode will be "Know Your Options For Long Term Care". "Senior Care and Lifestyles" is a program dedicated to educating and advocating for Staten Island's senior population. On her previous visit, Ms. Gentile discussed topics such as the importance of an estate plan, issues concerning the creation and possible amendment of a Last Will and Testament and issues that may impact a senior's estate planning decisions. Ms. Gentile also explained documents such as a Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Will and how each plays a part in an individual's estate plan.
The airing schedule will be posted shortly.
The Harbor House Ladies were established from a group of women who volunteer their time annually to help with preparations for the Harbor House Helping Hearts Luncheon. Members donate their time, refreshments, entertainment, manicures and gifts to provide seasonal activities to the residents.