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S.I. teacher slapped for cinnamon challenge

Matthew Hayes, who teaches at New Dorp High School, told investigators he let students swallow the spice during a lesson to highlight the different flavors and uses of cocoa and cinnamon.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Many in Poll See Sharpton as 'Positive'

The Rev. Al Sharpton-whose profile has been raised recently amid the outcry over the death of Eric Garner while in police custody-is considered a "positive force" in the city by nearly half of New Yorkers, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Tuesday.


City Council's pay hike for school bus drivers may not be legal, Staten Island lawmakers say

An IC School Bus waits to pick up special needs students at dismissal outside the Hungerford School in Clifton in May. The bus company went out of business over the summer because it lost its contract with the city.


Witness taps gunman in Port Richmond double shooting

Police are on the hunt for a suspect in Friday's non-fatal double shooting in Port Richmond after a witness picked him from a police-provided photo array, an NYPD spokesman said.


Forensic expert to determine validity of Staten Island millionaire's signature on will

A forensic expert examined the authenticity of a signature on one of the two wills claiming stake to a $40 million fortune of a Staten Island man Tuesday in Surrogate's Court in St. George.


The Real Deal

Staten Island gets $56M to help shield homes from floods

Staten Island has received $33 million in federal funding to buy 23 acres of land in an effort to reduce flood damage to homes in the borough.


Inside Out: Family of Robert Columbia continues to raise organ donor awareness on Staten Island

In September 2012 we published an item about Great Kills resident Robert Columbia, who was in kidney failure, on dialysis and in dire need of a transplant.


Special needs children enjoy summer day camp at Staten Island's Mount Loretto

As summer draws to a close more than four dozen special needs children will treasure the memories and fun they enjoyed at the MIV-Mount Loretto Summer Day Camp.


Set in stone on Staten Island: Enduring structures dating back to the 17th century

From historic buildings and churches to walls and even a landmark water tower on Todt Hill, distinctive stone structures dot the borough, a few of them dating back to the late 17th century.


Victorian Brothers: Oldies but goodies on Staten Island

Though Queen Victoria died over 113 years ago in 1901 after close to 64 years as Great Britain's reigning monarch, the years of her rule are still reflected in the architectural style of some homes and period furnishings around the world, including Staten Island.


Democracy Now

"I Can't Breathe": NYC March over Chokehold Death...

On Saturday, thousands marched in Staten Island, New York, to protest the death of Eric Garner, who died on July 17 after police placed him in a chokehold and then pinned him to the ground.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

7 new businesses open as West Shore Green Zone takes shape

Viewed as New York City's "final frontier" of vacant industrially zoned land, the West Shore Green Zone is beginning to blossom, with seven new businesses opening and a 676-acre site being prepared for development.


Questions persist in 4 recent Staten Island deaths

At the time of the discovery, police sources said the woman, found floating face down and fully clothed in the waters near the intersection of Seaview Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard, showed little sign of decomposition and thus likely had been in the water for only a couple hours.



Staten Island DA focus of attention over Garner probe

The eyes of the country and federal authorities are on Staten Island and the grand jury in the Eric Garner police chokehold case.


Fig trees on Staten Island finally come to harvest after a rough and tumble winter

It is with great relief and joy that I report that my fig tree lives. Earlier this summer I thought the thing was gone for good.


Staten Island People: If you could have lunch with anyone, who would it be?

David Cutrona : If I could have lunch with anyone dead or alive ? At first I thought someone legendary, like James Dean, Elvis, or maybe Marilyn Monroe .


The Village Voice

Fox News Desperately Wanted Saturday's March for Eric Garner To Be a Bloodbath

Thousands of people marched through Staten Island Saturday to protest the July death of 43-year-old Eric Garner at the hands of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, and to call for justice for all victims of police brutality.


Jackpot of choices for Staten Island gamblers as New York and New Jersey battle for casino revenue

With New York and New Jersey planning new casino s in their on-going battle to attract gamblers, Staten Islanders will have more options -- closer and snazzier -- as plans for five new gambling facilities take shape nearby in both states.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

New York Post

Inside the citya s tiniest properties

The Hess Triangle is New York City's smallest piece of private property located near Village Cigars in Greenwich Village.


David Johansen, Staten Island native, performs 'Hot Hot Hot' during Arcade Fire show in Brooklyn (video)

Arcade Fire perform at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn on Friday. The band brought out David Johansen, a West Brighton native, to perform "Hot Hot Hot" during its encore.



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