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35 min ago |

'Boogie Wonderland' aims to prove classic disco is staying alive at Staten Island's St. George Theatre

Polish up those retro-dancing shoes because Staten Island's historic St. George Theatre is set to transform into a "Boogie Wonderland." Event promoters Disco Unlimited - touted as "The No.


3 hrs ago |

Inside Out: Miss Staten Island competition follows Miss America Pageant, honors Edith Susskind

The curtain has come down on the Miss America Pageant's historic crowning of Kira Kazantsev , in what pageant officials dubbed a "three-peat" - the third Miss New York to go on to nab the Miss America title. In fact, Miss Staten Island Scholarship Pageant officials have announced that the local pageant is set for Sunday, Nov. 9, at the College of Staten Island in Willowbrook.


6 hrs ago |

Sun smiles on Atlas Foundation's 10th annual golf outing

The dreary weather cleared out just in time for the start of the Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation's 10th annual golf outing Tuesday at the South Shore Golf Course. The game was played under sunny skies and was followed by a sports auction and dinner at the Grand Oaks Country Club.


11 hrs ago |

Beatrice Victor Senior Olympics results -- Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

The Beatrice Victor Senior Olympics continued its weeklong series of events on Tuesday, with competitions in golf, tennis, basketball foul shooting and square dancing.


Tue Sep 16, 2014

Eric Garner's friends and family hold a vigil for justice in St. George

That's what a small group of Eric Garner's friends and family sang during a peaceful vigil in St. George Tuesday evening, as they demanded justice for him. Garner's father, Ben, and his mother, Gwen Carr, along with Cynthia Davis, president of the Staten Island chapter of the National Action Network and about 15 other people held signs and chanted through a megaphone as they marched in a circle outside the post office in St. George.


Jason Mraz on Staten Island: Five-borough tour stops at St. George Theatre Saturday

How much: $22, 46.50 and $72 at Ticketmaster or the box office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. STATEN ISLAND - Jason Mraz is incorporating the title of his biggest hit to deliver a special message to New York City: "I'm Yours" The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter's "Five Boroughs Tour" - a residency or sorts in celebration of his new album, "YES!" - is making its way to the borough's historic St. George Theatre this weekend. The 37-year-old singer-songwriter, who's based in San Diego, attended Manhattan's American Musical and Dramatic Academy for a year-and-a-half in the 1990s.


A guide to Staten Island's North Shore Restaurant Crawl: Find out who's serving this weekend

If you've never tried the food at Gatsby's on the Bay in Stapleton or you want to test drive the hospitality at Fort Wadsworth's Da Noi, then Sunday, Sept. 21, is a day to mark your calendar.


Bay Terrace woman arrested in connection with the severely injured puppy left for dead in a shopping bag, police say

A Bay Terrace woman is accused of several horrendous acts of animal cruelty in connection with the severely injured puppy found in a shopping bag on Staten Island Friday, police said. The dog owner, Alsu Ivanchenko, 34, of the 3400 block of Hylan Boulevard, was arrested 10:30 a.m. Tuesday after she was brought in for questioning at the 122nd Precinct stationhouse in New Dorp, authorities said.


Staten Island apartment complex gets a $46 million facelift

Sharon and Santo Merillo were speechless when they first saw all the improvements in their one-bedroom unit at Terrace Gardens Apartments in Concord, where they have resided for the last 35 years. "This used to be like a dungeon.


Staten Island Black Heritage Parade steps off Saturday; 'We Are Family Festival' to follow

Staten Island Black Heritage Day is a "bridge builder, a community relationship builder" for the borough's diverse African-American communities. "We are trying to build cultural bridges, also - people of African descent are very diverse: Some speak Spanish, others speak French and others are from the Caribbean," says Minnie Graham, one of the event organizers.


From landfill to live music: Bands added to Staten Island's Freshkills Park festival

Getting there: Free shuttles will run from the Staten Island Ferry to the park for those coming via public transit and free parking is available at 250 Wild Avenue STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - As the borough's former landfill continues its makeover to sprawling public park , Islanders will have a chance to see how things are shaping up, along with a lineup of just announced bands at this year's Freshkills Park "Sneak Peak" festival. The annual festival at Freshkills Park will have live music, public art, walking tours, kayaking, biking, birding, climbing walls, an informational fair and kite flying.


Melissa West illuminates dark side of Staten Island's 'bad woods' with new dance

Choreographer Melissa West has nothing against Staten Island's lovely forests: "bad woods," her new dance, isn't intended as criticism. Appropriately enough, the three-person piece will take place under tall trees Saturday, Sept.


Bad planning jams traffic at Clove Road and Victory Boulevard

It's been almost 20 years since Fred Smith, the nephew of Dorothy Valentine Smith, obtained a permit to renovate her historic house on the northeast corner of Clove Road and Victory Boulevard, move it away from the street and construct a history-themed family restaurant on part of the landmarked site. Without getting into too much detail, the restaurant plan fell through, though it had been approved in 1996, and, with the house already moved well back from the intersection, the way was cleared for commercial development.


Bay Ridge Journal

Fundraiser for Domenic Recchia at the Lock Yard

At 7 PM on Thursday, October 2, the Lock Yard, at 9221 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge, will host a campaign fundraiser for Democrat Domenic Recchia, challenging incumbent Conservative-Republican Congressional Representative Michael Grimm in New York's 11th CD, comprised of Staten Island and Bay Ridge. The suggested minimum donation is $75.


Fig Fest ends, as does the fig season on Staten Island

Like an official Star Trek convention, Staten Island's Fig Fest attracted a collection of fig and garden groupies for its fifth event. The fete, an annual ode to the fruit, is a casual affair set each year for Sept.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

TBTA officer accused of choking his girlfriend in his Staten Island home

A Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority police officer has been arrested on allegations he choked his girlfriend inside his Meiers Corners home. According to a criminal complaint filed against him, his girlfriend accused him of putting both hands around her throat and applying pressure, and throwing her onto a bed by the neck, causing bruising, swelling, redness and scratches of her neck.


Mariners Harbor man accused of stalking, trying to rape ex-girlfriend

Anthony Roman, 51, of Amity Place, is accused of repeatedly texting and calling the 50-year-old woman between Sept. 4 and Sept.


The New York Observer

Teenage Girls at Staten Island High School Rebel Against Sexist Dress Code

In the sweltering hallways of Tottenville High School, a perpetually un-air-conditioned school on Staten Island, students are rebelling against the new stifling dress code. Almost 200 students-90 percent female-have been given detention since the start of the school year regarding the brand new, extremely harsh dress code.


CBS Local

Hazmat Team Examines Staten Island Park After Reports Of Sickening Odor

At least one person and one pet got sick after inhaling an odd odor in a Staten Island park Monday. As CBS 2's Elise Finch reported, helicopters and an army of emergency vehicles converged on the Ashford Avenue entrance to a Staten Island hiking trail.


Miss America 2015 taps #solocup into pop culture lexicon: Revisit her Staten Island connections

As New Yorkers, today we are all simply ecstatic over Kira Kazantsev's being crowned Miss America title 2015 - for a number of reasons. The 23-year-old blonde-haired beauty who competed as Miss New York, beat out 52 other contestants when she was named our nation's queen Sunday evening in Boardwalk Hall, the former site of Convention Hall in Atlantic City.



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