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  1. Fatter paychecks coming for city teachers, principalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    City teachers, principals, and school employees represented by the United Federation of Teachers and the Council of Supervisors and Administrators should begin to see fatter paychecks -- if they haven't already -- as the schedule of wage increases and retroactive pay agreed upon in their new contracts with the city start to kick in. Closer to home, for teachers and other school employees and their families, union officials said the raises could mean an opportunity to plan a long-put-off vacation, pay off bills and expenses, put a down-payment on a new car, or start-up a home-improvement project.

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  2. HS Boys' Basketball Wrap-up: Tottenville PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Javid was No. 2 on Staten Island with 20.7 points per game and 76 three-pointers made.

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  3. Obstacles ahead for Island cultural institutions with Wheel on horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    When the world's largest observation wheel starts turning in 2017, an estimated 4.5 million annual tourists will gravitate to Staten Island for what promises to be the most stunning view available of New York City skyline. This is part of a series on the massive development planned for the North Shore, looking at what needs to be done for the borough to face the challenges ahead and realize the protential benefits.

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  4. Gas blast blamed in Manhattan fire, building collapse that injured 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building , largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring 19 people. Smoke could be seen and smelled for miles.

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  5. NYPD and FDNY at Midland Beach accident sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Emergency personal load a victim onto a stretcher as another is worked on the ambulance at the scene of two car collision at Hunter Ave. and Father Capodanno Blvd. in Midland Beach Thursday, March 26, 2015. The crash occurred at about 9:15 p.m. and witnesses at the scene said another vehicle involved fled the scene.

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  6. Councilwoman Debi Rose hosts Recognition Ceremony in honor of Women's History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    To celebrate Women's History Month, Councilwoman Debi Rose hosted a Recognition Ceremony to honor exemplary women on Staten Island on Thursday at the Unitarian Church, New Brighton. The women honored this year worked to enrich the community in such areas as beautification, community engagement and hunger.

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  7. Mariners Harbor man accused of hocking jewelry stolen during armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    A 28-year-old Mariners Harbor man is accused of hocking at a pawn shop on Staten Island a piece of stolen jewelry that had been taken from a woman during an armed robbery. Keith Heyward, of the 300 block of Grandview Avenue, was arrested March 12 just before 10 p.m., after selling the stolen gold cross chain inside Gold Rush on Forest Avenue in Graniteville, court documents allege.

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  8. St. John's women's basketball team, Aaliyah Lewis ousted from NIT TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    VILLANOVA, Pa. -- After advancing to the WNIT Round of 16 for the third time in program history, the Red Storm saw its season come to an end on Thursday night, as Villanova used a late 10-0 to claim a 63-55 victory at The Pavilion.

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  9. Staten Island youth basketball: I.S. 72 girls continue undefeated runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    I.S. 72 , already the Staten Island girls' borough champion in the Middle Schools League, continued its undefeated run through the city playoffs on Thursday, coming away with a 32-19 victory over host M.S. 706 in Queens. Julia Fabozzi and Destiny Mustafalic combined for 25 points, while Kristen Brennan and Lucy Hartnett shined on the defensive end.

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  10. Learn to Swim: Parks Department lottery for places in children's class is now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Of the three ages groups, Staten Island has children's classes at the Wagner College pool on Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Children ages 6 to 17 will learn beginner level skills such as how to safely get into and leave the water, how to control their breath by blowing bubbles, how to float and kick on front and back and move through the water. They will also learn how to stay safe around the water and what to do in case of an emergency.

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  11. 7 great things to do this weekend: From Barbra Streisand Burlesque to Easter eggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | SILive.com

    Saturday will bring a night of burlesque dancing, art installations, performances and music, but above all, it's a night of queer amusements. Kala Lolo, an entertainment event designed to bring fun to Staten Island's LGBTQ community , means "rough and crazy."

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  12. March Madness ... FDNY style coming MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | SILive.com

    Monday's March Madness Basketball Tournament will mark the 25th year Kenny has brought together the Staten Island Firefighters for the benefit of the Jeffrey Giordano Children's Playroom at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Burn Center. "I honestly never thought it would have lasted all these years," said the brother-in-law of the 9/11 fallen Giordano.

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  13. All FDNY should have same disability benefits, say Staten Island's elected officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Firefighters battling a fire amid a building collapse in Manhattan's East Village Thursday evening is the most recent example of why those who put their lives on the line need proper disability coverage, something that Staten Island's elected officials are pushing for. Members of the FDNY hired after July 1, 2009 receive $10,000 a year -- about $27 per day -- for life in disability benefits if they're injured on the job.

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  14. Smoke condition forces passengers off train at Great Kills stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Passengers were evacuated from a Staten Island Railway train car at the Great Kills station Thursday evening after a mechanical failure created a smoke condition on the train, an MTA spokeswoman said.

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  15. Rotten weather washes out Thursday's gamesRead the original story

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    The College of Staten Island and Brooklyn College softball game was postponed and rescheduled for April 6 at CSI at 3 p.m. In tennis action, McKee/Staten Island Tech's boys' match at Tottenville was moved to April 22 at 4 p.m.

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  16. Few voters will bother to come out for May 5 special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    Leaves will be coming back on the trees, flowers will be sprouting up, the grass will be getting its color back. People will be making vacation plans, thinking about what to get Mom for her day later that month and where to barbecue for Memorial Day.

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  17. Millions for snow removal was money well spentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    The city Sanitation Department has announced that it spent $114 million this winter clearing snow from New York's streets. That's about $53 million more than what was anticipated in the budget, but it was money well spent, particularly for Staten Island.

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  18. Staten Island sees least population growth citywide, Census data showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    The borough added a mere 588 residents -- just slightly more then one-tenth of its population -- according to Census estimates for July 2013 to July 2014. The borough had 472,691 residents in 2013 and a total of 473,279 residents in 2014, a .12 percent growth of the total population.

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  19. Report: Prosecutor's Office probing police handling of officer Pedro AbadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    The Union County Prosecutor's Office will be investigating how the Linden Police Department handled one of their officers who was charged with drunken driving twice during his six years on the force, NJ.com reports . Linden Police Officer Pedro Abad, 27, was the driver involved in the wrong-way fatal wreck on the West Shore Expressway that killed another officer and a civilian Friday, police said.

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  20. Manhattan fire, building collapse injure several peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SILive.com

    An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village. Orange flames billowed from the blaze on a block near New York University and the Washington Square Park area on Thursday as 120 firefighters converged to fight it.

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