Friday Jul 18
Only 5 percent of graduating class attends Curtis commencement do-over
Just 27 members of Curtis High School's 485-student graduating class came out for Friday morning's brief commencement do-over at the Petrides School auditorium in Sunnyside.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
Staten Island Survivors: Liver transplant brings new life and new fight to 24-year-old Matt Rosiello
It's the day the Huguenot resident received a new liver - just 17 days before his 22 birthday on July 24. It is a matching set with his Matt's Biliary Atresia Fighters - the congenital liver condition that began his life "in combat" - against liver disease.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Katy Vorbeck, Frankie Tortorello are engaged
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Karen and Joseph Vorbeck, who have announced the engagement.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Alan Gilbert Conducts 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park, Now thru 7/15
The 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Park s, presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, will return for the 49th season with five free outdoor concerts, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert , in Prospect Park, Brooklyn ; Cunningham Park, Queens ; the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan ; and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx .
All-American Drive-In on Staten Island: Hurry, advance discount tickets on sale now
Don't go near the water Aug. 11-16! Get landlocked instead with "Jaws" - and fellow classic cinema lovers - via the All-American Drive-In at Historic Richmond Town.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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Merry Pranks and Magic Potions
Get your picnic baskets ready. The Philharmonic's popular parks concerts begin this week with free outdoor performances in Prospect Park, Central Park and Cunningham Park in Queens, and indoors, at the College of Staten Island.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Staten Island schools listed in data on sexual offense reports at U.S. colleges
The number of forcible sex offenses reported at more than 1,500 colleges and universities across the country -- including the College of Staten Island, Wagner College and St. John's University -- were released this week in an analysis by the Washington Post.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
CSI High School for International Studies graduates 120
The College of Staten Island High School for International Studies graduated 120 students Thursday during a lively commencement ceremony on College of Staten Island's Willowbrook campus.
Curtis High School graduates and parents livid kids did not get to walk across stage, collect diplomas
Godmother Renee Wilson, Nicole Martinez , and Anthony Wilson posed with Jeshanah Martinez, who graduated from Curtis High School on Wednesday evening at the College of Staten Island in Willowbrook.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Curtis High School graduates 485
Curtis High School graduates were given a teary-eyed send off from Principal Aurelia Curtis during their commencement ceremony on Wednesday evening at the College of Staten Island, Willowbrook, as she stressed the Class of 2014 "was special" and would "do great things in the future."
Staten Island's high school graduation rates still best in the city
As thousands of Staten Island students step up to receive high school diplomas this week at their respective public high schools, the borough can once again claim the distinction of having the highest graduation rate among the five boroughs for last year's Class of 2013.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Steven Desteoglu, Jennifer Gorga are married
Travis residents Jennifer Lynn Gorga and Steven Sarkis Desteoglu were married April 25 in St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Travis.
49 years of memories: Beloved 1965 Grand Prix plays special role in Rossville family's wedding
Greg Newman has made sure his beloved 1965 Pontiac Grand Prix has been a part of every important moment of his children's lives.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Jennifer Romeo, Anthony Bongiardina are engaged
The future bride is the daughter of Mary Jane Romeo of Graniteville, who has announced the engagement, and the late Vincent Romeo.
Inside Out: Retiring Staten Island community leader Lilian Popp celebrated at farewell luncheon (photos)
As a tribute to Lilian Popp - and that's Lilian with one l - The McKee Alumni and Friends Association hosted a heartfelt Bon Voyage Luncheon at the Historic Old Bermuda Inn on June 18. Ken McIntyre served as emcee at the Rossville banquet facility, where friends bid a fond adieu to the longtime community leader.