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Staten Island Pets: 'Kitten season' promotion and other adoption events this weekend
This is "kitten season" and shelters and rescue groups are overflowing with fabulous felines.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Summer cool: Staten Island's Flagship Brewery to host its inaugural beer festival Sunday
Well, The Flagship Brewing Co.' s got the spirit by spontaneously declaring one for this Sunday.
Enter the Staten Island Yankees Suite-Stakes for a chance to win ballpark tickets
Staten Island Yankees pitcher Dillon McNamara ptches against the Hudson Valley Renegades at Richmond County Bank Ballpark in St. George.
Ditmas Park Corner
As Outrage Grows Over Eric Garner's Death, Questions Are Raised About Use Of Police Force
The death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who died last Thursday after a police officer put him into a chokehold , and whose head officers seemed to slam into the sidewalk, has resonated with people across the city, with everyone from lawmakers to community advocates calling for change to a system being described as deeply flawed .
Tue Jul 22, 2014
San Francisco Bay View
Eric Garner, father of 6, killed in chokehold by NYPD for selling untaxed cigarettes
"I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" gasped Eric Garner, 43, an asthmatic father of six, as NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo held him in a death grip.
Eric Garner death 'a modern-day lynching,' NAACP's Staten Island leader says
Calling it "a modern-day lynching," the president of the Staten Island branch of the NAACP said the death of Eric Garner has outraged people nationwide and has been a topic of speeches and discussions at the organization's convention in Las Vegas.
City Council's Black, Latino and Asian Caucus holds press conference...
Members of the City Council's Black, Latino and Asian Caucus held the news conference urging the NYPD, Richmond County Medical Center and the Staten Island District Attorney to conduct a full and swift investigation into the death of Eric Garner.
'EDM Color Wars,' 'Color Festival' & 'Run or Dye' to brighten borough
A trio of large-scale events are taking place over the next three weeks. Each of the events - "Color Festival," "EDM Color Wars" and "Run or Dye" - is unrelated but all have one star attraction: "Holi Powder."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest
Four emergency workers involved in the medical response for a New York City man who died in police custody after being put in an apparent chokehold have been placed barred from responding to 911 calls, the Fire Department of New York said.
200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall
Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Staten Island man dies after put in apparent chokehold by NYPD
The New York Police Department is investigating the death of a Staten Island man during a scuffle with police officers in which he appeared to be held in a chokehold.
Ex-Staten Island Yankees slugger Juan Camacho fell in love and stuck around
Juan and Marissa Camacho stopped by the Richmond County Bank Ballpark with four-month-old daughter Valentino and posed for a picture with Staten Island Yankees GM Jane Rogers.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Los Angeles Times
NYC man died after being put in chokehold by police, bystanders say
The death of a New York City man who appeared to be held in a chokehold by police officers during a scuffle has ignited a firestorm and led to an investigation into the incident.
'The Newlywed Game' comes to a surprised England couple at baseball game
Stephen Taylor and Jackie Dodworth of England sit down on top of the Staten Island Yankees dugout for a short version of "The Newlywed Game'' with field host Elise Rooker.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Janaya Thompson, 5, Found Dead In Vacant Mobile Home
Police in coastal Mississippi say the body of a missing 5-year-old girl has been found in a vacant mobile home, and her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Do all roads to professional baseball lead through Staten Island?
Vince Conde, far right, took some batting practice on Staten Island in 2012 while visiting summer teammate John Ziznewski, second from right.
Staten Island Pets: Dogs and cats looking for good homes this weekend
The dog days of summer are officially upon us - but canines aren't the only pets looking for families this mean season.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Staten Island man, 83, accused of threatening to throw judge down stairs, set bomb in courtroom
This photo, filed as an exhibit by an attorney for the Tropicana Casino & Resort as part of a motion to dismiss Thomas Mazza's lawsuit against the casino, shows what the motion describes as Mazza after he's accused of stealing a woman's slot machine voucher.
Domestic violence on Staten Island remains in spotlight after stabbing incident
The disturbing trend was thrust into the spotlight in April, when reporter Zak Koeske reported a 51.9-percent increase in domestic violence victims on the borough , using Division of Criminal Justice Services data from 2009 to 2012.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Staten Island Pets: Summer Fun Dog Wash, benefit concert and adoptions this weekend
Pack up the dirty and not-so-dirty dogs Saturday for the second annual Summer Fun Dog Wash at Wolfe's Pond Park dog run.