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Staten-Island, New York is located in Richmond County. Zip codes in Staten-Island, NY include 10308, 10314, and 10301. More Staten-Island information.

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1 hr ago | SILive.com

Brush fire on Staten Island is knocked down short of hotels and homes

A three-alarm brush fire burned through an isolated, hilly area in the Travis section on Thursday evening, bearing out the the red-flag warning that city officials had issued in anticipation of dry conditions and gusty winds.

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1 hr ago | SILive.com

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina tells Staten Islanders she's doing things differently

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina won over Staten Islanders Thursday night at a Town Hall meeting, announcing that she's doing things differently in her administration, and when it comes to education, Staten Island will no longer be "the forgotten borough."

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2 hrs ago | SILive.com

Install pedestrian-timed light at LaTourette now, Island pols tell DOT

A pedestrian-timed traffic signal on Richmond Hill Road at LaTourette Park and Golf Course is crucial for public safety and will not compromise traffic flow, three Staten Island elected officials told the city's DOT borough commissioner Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | SILive.com

Large brush fire reported in Staten Island's Travis section

The blaze, which has gone to a third alarm, was reported in the wooded area behind the Holiday Inn Express at 300 Wild Ave. at 6:04 p.m., according to an FDNY spokesman.

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6 hrs ago | SILive.com

Unattended suitcase sparks police response in New Springville

A suitcase found unattended at a bus stop in New Springville prompted a large emergency response Thursday night, police said.

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9 hrs ago | SILive.com

Hurricane Sandy relief concert raises $21,000 for Staten Island storm victims

The Hurricane Sandy relief concert put on in March by Educational Performance Tours and the Joseph Maffeo Foundation raised $21,000 dollars for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

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9 hrs ago | SILive.com

Sanitation Dept. plumber hoarded stolen gasoline to prepare for 'another Sandy,' authorities allege

A Tottenville man who hoarded gasoline in poorly-sealed Poland Spring jugs outside his home had stolen that gas from the city Sanitation Department garage where he works to prepare for "another Sandy storm," authorities say.

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12 hrs ago | SILive.com

City takes cue from Staten Island, places charters in shuttered Catholic schools

Taking a page from Staten Island, the de Blasio administration has found space for three displaced charter schools in Manhattan and Queens in shuttered parochial school buildings.

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17 hrs ago | SILive.com

In Staten Island neighborhood that was Sandy's plaything, some will stay put

In November of last year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that many of the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged homes in Ocean Breeze would be offered a state buyout.

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21 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Impressionist Jeff Tracta Brings a Journey Through Pop Culture to Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Tonight

Growing up in Staten Island, New York, Jeff Tracta remembers watching legendary "Man of a Thousand Voices" Rich Little on TV, and hearing his dad say, "This guy is the greatest impressionist in the world.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Herbalife punished 600 distributors for medical claims -ABC News

Herbalife, a weight loss and nutrition company being investigated for allegations of running a pyramid scheme, disciplined hundreds of distributors last year for making unsubstantiated medical claims about its products, ABC News reported on Wednesday.

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SILive.com

Staten Island borough president rips Jesuits and Savo Brothers for Manresa deal

The Jesuits and the Savo Brothers did Staten Island dirty, Borough President James Oddo charged at a meeting of the Iron Hills Civic Association Wednesday night.

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SILive.com

Staten Island Rep. Grimm and Sandy victims rally against possible diversion of hurricane relief funds

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is considering diverting $1 billion or more of the remaining $3.5 billion designated for Hurricane Sandy relief to a "national resiliency competition," which might spread the money to other states harmed by natural disasters.

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Wall Street Journal

German Brews and Bites on Staten Island

Lovers of German food and drink already had a beer house on Staten Island's North Shore.

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SILive.com

From the frying pan to the fire? Sex charges still pending for burglar after sentencing

The law isn't finished with a North Shore man by a long shot even after his sentencing Wednesday on burglary and contempt convictions.

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Mashable

New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it was 170 years ago, a new study found.

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SILive.com

Advance Obamacare story gets action for Arden Heights woman

On Wednesday morning Margaret Figueroa, who suffers from a rare neurological disease called Arnold Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia, was able to see her pain management physician after going five months without treatment.

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SILive.com

Property tax fix for Staten Island, city Sandy victims coming in Albany

Property tax relief is on the way for Hurricane Sandy victims who must rebuild or repair their homes, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in Albany Wednesday.

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SILive.com

NYC Chili Cookoff to spice up Staten Island's Historic Richmond Town from noon-4 p.m. April 26

The discount: Tickets are discounted 15 percent when purchased in advance. The deadline for the savings is Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Chili champs like Connecticut's Alison and Mario Saccoccio and homegrown chefs like Rob Burmeister head to Historic Richmond Town on Saturday, April 26. That's when the Big Apple's only ... (more)

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SILive.com

'From potholes to the passion'

While the Easter season may be winding down for most everyone, for a handful of Staten Island adventurers, the mystery has just begun! Real Live Relic Hunter, the novel upstart team previously featured in this column, has undertaken a joint effort with the Franciscans of the Holy Land Order in finally pinpointing where Christ walked on his way to ... (more)

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