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Advance's antique truck attracts attention at Richmond County Fair
The Staten Island Advance's antique truck was parked behind the courthouse for the first day of the 2014 Richmond County Fair in Historic Richmondtown.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Richmond County Fair 2014: Everything you need to know about the baking contest
That old tradition of a bake contest is back at the Richmond County Fair, and set for Saturday, Aug. 31. And, while contestants' cookie, pie, cake and then some entries get assessed for the title of "best," there are other new parts to the food at the fair to consider.
Staten Island Pets: Low-cost vaccination clinic, many adoption events this weekend
Maybe you're lucky enough to already share your life with the best pets ever. Owners can get their dogs and cats up to date on vaccinations at a low-cost clinic Saturday at Petland Discounts in TJ Maxx Plaza, Port Richmond.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Advance historic page from February 8, 1972: "For and About Women"
Today's archive page is from February 8, 1972. The "Women's Page" highlighted a story about the Richmond County Medical Society Women's Auxiliary.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Staten Island district attorney's office looking for young people to produce videos
Members of the Office of the Richmond County District Attorney Venture Crew will be trained on how to produce professional videos by Andrew Scudera, director of the district attorney's Video/Photo Unit.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Inside Out: 'Voices of Legends' to fill College of Staten Island's Center for the Arts
And the news is their spectacular rendition of "Voices of Legends in Concert," is set to go on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. in the Springer Concert Hall at the College of Staten Island, Willowbrook, where an evening of musical nostalgia and classic standards will abound.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Staten Island Pets: Comedy fundraiser at DiSara, many adoption events this weekend
Homeless animals will benefit from a comedy fundraiser Friday, Aug. 22, at DiSara Restaurant in New Dorp Beach.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Enter the Staten Island Yankees Suite-Stakes for final chance to win ballpark tickets
Staten Island Yankees' Vince Conde drops in a single to load up the bases at a game in late July.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Free live music on Staten Island: Knockout Theory at the Ballpark, Vito Picone at Midland Beach
Free music is almost always a home run - so you might wanna check out a gratis gig by the up-and-coming Staten Island band Joe Varveri and The Knockout Theory at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, in Richmond County Bank Ballpark in St. George.
Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner's Death
A grand jury will look into the death of Eric Garner , the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last mont,h the Staten Island District Attorney's office announced Tuesday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Lee, Gormley, Buttermark and Henderson advance to semifinals of S.I. Women's Amateur
Defending champion Elaine Lee maintained her position by winning her quarterfinal match in the Staten Island Women's Amateur, defeating Janet Alexander 6 and 4 Thursday at the South Shore Golf Course.
Staten Island Pets: Lots of dogs and cats seeking forever homes at this weekend's adoption events
Dogs and cats, puppies and kittens in need of loving, forever homes will be at many adoption events on Staten Island this weekend.
Congregation Aviv Hadash's barbecue and movie night among Jewish events on tap
The Tweens Division of the Young Israel of Staten Island Day Camp visited the Council of Jewish Organizations of Staten Island Kosher Food Pantry where they helped to pack 300 packages of food for the less fortunate.
Gracelyn Chronicles: What exactly is the Surrogate Court of Richmond County?
Sometimes life plays out like soap operas. Consider these three real-life scenarios: Scenario #1: A sickly Staten Island woman dies, leaving behind a grown son and daughter.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Staten Island Columbus Day parade to be replaced with Italian-American culture fest set for Oct. 11
On Saturday, Oct. 11, the Borough President's Office announced the inaugural "Rome through Richmond Town: A Celebration of Italian Culture," a six-hour, free fete to all things Italian that's intended to replace the New Dorp Lane parade traditionally held on the holiday weekend.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Staten Island Yankees baseball camp to include former player Juan Camacho as guest instructor
Juan and Marissa Camacho stopped by the Richmond County Bank Ballpark last month with four-month-old daughter Valentino and posed for a picture with Staten Island Yankees GM Jane Rogers.