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Good Samaritan restrains woman who allegedly attacked tourist on Staten Island bus

A distraught middle-aged woman allegedly attacked another woman on the S51 bus Thursday afternoon, according to a spokeswoman from the MTA.


2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

NYPD Officer's Choke Hold Led to Staten Island Man's Death: Medical Examiner

The death of a Staten Island man who was placed in a chokehold by a New York Police Department officer was ruled a homicide on Friday, the New York City Office of the Medical Examiner said.


3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

NY Medical Examiner: chokehold death ruled homicide

The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him.


5 hrs ago |

Afraid to leave their homes: Staten Island residents scared by wave of violence in their community

The first time Wayne Tucker dared to sit on a bench in the courtyard outside his home in the Arlington Terrace Apartments in Mariners Harbor, he recalls, he saw a 22-month-old girl get shot in the eye.


10 hrs ago |

Photographer Jim Romano: A legend who captured history, armed with his camera, charm and charisma

That's all it took, nearly 70 years ago, to launch native Staten Islander Jim Romano's intriguing, high-profile and often-colorful career as an old-school, first-on-the-scene news photographer shooting in classic black and white.


14 hrs ago |

Staten Island Pets: Reduced fees for cats extended, many adoption events this weekend

More that 70 cats and kittens found their forever homes last weekend during the "kitten season" promotion at Animal Care & Control of NYC, so the "Meow to Action" campaign has been extended indefinitely with reduced fees for all felines at AC&C's three care centers, including Charleston.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Inside Out: Native son Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Cherry is passionate about naval career

A Staten Island native, he's a proud grad of Curtis High School who's currently serving aboard the USS Nitze , one of the world's most versatile multi-mission combat ships.


Behind the Wheel: Staten Islanders recall annoying, dangerous experiences involving cell phone use while driving

During a one-week traffic enforcement crackdown in May, NYPD officers issued summonses to 4,004 New York City motorists for using their cell phones while driving.


NYC mayor seeks to ease tension after arrest death

It was a fitting image for Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, caught between a campaign pledge to empower minorities who felt unfairly targeted by police and a promise to maintain the city's recent historic drop in crime.


Medical school students take a walk on the wild side, learning about snake bites at the Zoo (with video)

Medical school students participating in Staten Island University Hospital's Emergency Medicine Experience took a field trip Thursday, learning about venomous snakes in Staten Island Zoo's reptile wing.


Victim of New Brighton shooting hit with several bullets; suspect still at large

Police are continuing to search for a suspect in the shooting of a 36-year-old Staten Island man with a criminal record who was found bleeding from seven gunshot wounds on a lawn in New Brighton.


'Never let your guard down' in light of Eric Garner death, NYPD detectives honcho warns

The cameras are rolling and police detectives should exercise caution while not allowing themselves to become a "punching bag" in an arrest situation following the public outcry over the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, warns Michael J. Palladino, president of the NYPD Detectives' Endowment Association.


'Ringleader' in racially charged 2003 attack and his brother face gun charges after NYPD...

Two trouble-prone Staten Island brothers -- one of whom was named as the ringleader in a racially charged 2003 attack -- are once again in hot water, after police found guns and drugs in their Prince's Bay Home, prosecutors allege.


Gracelyn's Chronicles: St. George Theatre Summer Outreach nurtures, showcases local talent

When 16-year-old Kayleigh Hahn of Sea View, a rising junior at Susan Wagner High School, scoured the internet for something worthwhile to do this summer, she had three criteria: it had to be close to home, affordable and geared toward dance and theatre.


City Parks to host free screening of 'Growing Food on Staten Island' Thursday at Greenbelt Nature Center

City Parks will present a free screening at 7 p.m. July 31 at the Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Ave. Presented in conjunction with New York Community Trust's Arts in the Greenbelt series.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

BP Oddo pushes for Brooklyn Brewery to set up shop on Staten Island's West Shore

Meeting Wednesday with brewery officials and representatives of Staten Island Marine -- the owners of the 675-acre parcel of land formerly earmarked for an 82,500-seat NASCAR racetrack -- Oddo said he's hoping to help turn the potential for the brewery to come to Staten Island into reality.


Staten Island woman accused of lighting sister's kitchen ablaze during fight

A New Dorp woman set fire to her sister's kitchen and smashed a door and cabinet in her apartment during a fight Tuesday night, police allege.


Tyrell Brown indicted for murder, carjacking, robbery; pleads not guilty

The repeat felon who allegedly went on a violent spree earlier this month in which he killed at least one man, carjacked a vehicle, tried to steal another and robbed several victims, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a crush of criminal charges against him.


Wegmans plans to expand; could a Staten Island store be next?

"We currently have no plans [to open a store] on Staten Island," said Jo Natale, a Wegmans spokeswoman.


Staten Islanders On the Road -- July 30, 2014

ARUBA: Celebrating his 70th birthday with his siblingson the Gold Coast in Aruba are Ronald DePutron of Great Kills, sitting.



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