Sad news to report as New Yorkers continue to deal with the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy: the bodies of two missing Staten Island boys have been recovered.Authorities say this afternoon that the bodies of the two boys -- Connor Moore, 4, and Brandon Moore, 2 -- were recovered this mor ... More >>
Con Edison will distribute dry and wet ice to six locations this afternoon for those without power. Dry ice can be used to cool frozen foods that might be rotting in refrigerators without power. See Con Ed's safety guidelines here.
Here's your heartwarming adorable animal rescue story for the day. A deer dubbed "Rudolph" by cops was rescued from the water under the Verrazano Bridge yesterday. Apparently his back legs had been bound by twine, which led to his struggles. Fortunately, a good citizen called 911 and the deer was re ... More >>
Yesterday, the Parks Department finally released its plans for the development and the demolition of Cedar Grove Beach Club, the beach bungalow community on Staten Island that we wrote about for last week's cover story. The city is taking back the beach -- which is public land -- from 41 fam ... More >>
For a century, 41 families have had a sweet deal on public land in Staten Island. But summer is finally over.
A Staten Island resident would like to relay a message to the thief who plucked the outdoor lights from her Great Kills Lawn: If you're going to steal something, at least make it something good, a-hole!
Despite threats of a mayoral veto, the city council approved a five-minute parking ticket grace period in some circumstances. As their vote was 47 to 2, it is expected they will override the mayor's veto. Daniel Garodnick of Manhattan and Tony Avella of Queens voted no. Maria Baez, as is her custo ... More >>
Really, Staten Island, it's not that bad. So you have skinhead arsonists and chihuahua killers. That's no reason to ruin a perfectly nice day in the park with self-slaughter. Yet it appears two Island residents have committed suicides in local parks, and another has committed a murder-suici ... More >>
Staten Island's David Fishbein is making a name for himself all over America. The 33-year-old Great Kills man and his companion, Melanie Peer, 37, of Toledo, Ohio [both pictured right] are being hunted by Mississippi police for running a meth lab in a hotel room in Ocean Springs. But the search wil ... More >>
Staten Island is trying to get tourists to treat them like all the other boroughs.But they're not like other boroughs -- look at the way they react to asymmetrical haircuts. Eighth-grader Dennis Reynolds came to Barnes Intermediate in Great Kills today with half his head shaved. It's a bit much, but ... More >>
We lived years ago in Staten Island, where we were frequently visited by a rotten-egg stench from Fresh Kills dump. (Today we live in the Greenpoint toxic waste zone. Funny how things work out.) Now Fresh Kills is slated to become a park. But the legacy of the old, pollution-friendly Island persists ... More >>
The NY13 Blog looks at the increasingly interesting case of Bob Straniere, Republican candidate to succeed Vito Fossella in Congress. Fossella declined to run for reelection this year after a drunk-driving/second family scandal, but the unpopularity of Strainere, plus some recent polling and public ... More >>
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