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Owing to a dearth of winners, the New York Lottery's Mega Millions prize now stands at a whopping $636 million and is doing plenty to fuel Staten Island's version of, "Lifestyles of The Rich and Famous."
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Staten Island's first Hispanic judge was sworn in again by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, this time for a criminal court appointment.
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A crew of volunteers was hard at work Tuesday to repair the damage that beer-drinking vandals wrought last week inside the one-family house on 137 Freeborn St. in Midland Beach.
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Staten Islanders rejoiced two months ago when the Outerbridge Crossing pavement-replacement project finished ahead of schedule, but authorities weren't as pleased with a contractor who allegedly took some illegal shortcuts in the process.
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A cashier at Staten Island's new Target store in New Springville -- which opened for business on Oct. 10 -- acted with two juvenile accomplices to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise, police allege.
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Update, 8:54 a.m.: St. George resident Karen Cooper said her bus was on time -- but the wait was cold.
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At three Applebee's locations recently, hundreds gathered to meet and greet the man of the season and have breakfast prepared and served by employees of Applebee's who volunteered their services to help raise money for the Staten Island Children's Campaign.
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Monsignor Farrell High School and the ArchCare health ministry of the Archdiocese of New York were among the plaintiffs who received a favorable ruling in a lawsuit against the Obama Administration's requirement that contraceptive coverage be included in employee health insurance plans.
A Genovese organized crime family capo from Tottenville, who tried to strong-arm a labor union's organizing efforts at a Long Island company, has instead punched his own ticket to prison, said federal prosecutors.
Staten Islanders weren't immune to the busiest day of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, as folks at the Manor Road mail facility in Castleton Corners complained of long lines and a chaotic parking situation.
Gathered in the biting cold at the Battle of the Bulge monument on Monday morning were graying veterans, students paying their respects and the parents of a soldier who sacrificed his life in Afghanistan the way so many did before him 69 years ago in the mountains and forests of Belgium.
By day and by night they patrol Staten Island's major thoroughfares, pulling aside speeders and errant motorists, but Monday some of the members of the NYPD Highway 5 unit were on a different mission: Deliver Santa Claus and his "sleigh" full of toys for developmentally-disabled children at the Mother Franciska Elementary School.
As the National Park Service maintains that a full report on radiation levels in Great Kills Park will be ready in the spring, one elected official is calling for a public forum on the status of the shuttered green space.
Jamie Raskin likens the anxiety North Shore business owners feel post Hurricane Sandy to that motorists experience after a bad car accident.
With all of Albany up for re-election next year, politics and policy could collide more than usual in the upcoming legislative session, which commences Jan. 8. But Staten Island's state lawmakers say they already have legislative items, along with district-specific issues, they're committed to pursuing, including advancing bills that stalled in the ... (more)
Police are investigating whether alcohol played a role in a two-vehicle crash that killed a 20-year-old man on Staten Island's Todt Hill Road early Saturday morning.
A 39-year-old man who locked himself in his house with two young children inside is in NYPD custody following an hours-long standoff Sunday night, according to police.