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  1. City releases Civil Service exam schedule for NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | SILive.com

    Open, competitive, computer-based tests will be administered throughout the month for positions such as Correction Officer, Environmental Police Officer, Police Communications Technician, School Safety Agent and Traffic Enforcement Agent. Taking a test is the way to get started in the highly competitive hiring process for most of these positions.

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  2. Memoirs: Mendy Mirocznik, lawyer and Jewish community activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | SILive.com

    Mendy Mirocznik decided from early childhood that he wanted to be an attorney because of experiences with a close family friend who was always seeking for ways to help the people around him. Mendy was impressed by a deep value of public services and sacrifices and decided to devote himself to helping others.

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  3. Traffic jam on Verrazano-Narrows BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | SILive.com

    Speed restrictions on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and a slowdown on the Gowanus Expressway are backing up traffic onto the Staten Island Expressway Brooklyn-bound.

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  4. Rep. Donovan: $620M East Shore seawall will reduce flood insurance premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | SILive.com

    After remembering the devastation of Hurricane Sandy on the storm's fifth anniversary, Rep. Dan Donovan met with FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other stakeholders to discuss plans for the $620 million seawall on Staten Island's East Shore. Roy Wright, FEMA deputy associate administrator for insurance and mitigation, and other officials discussed the expected decreases to flood insurance premiums after the seawall is constructed.

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  5. Staten Island cop's role in 'pay-to-play' allegations highlighted during bribery trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | SILive.com

    A Staten Island police officer's role in the pay-to-play allegations plaguing the de Blasio administration was highlighted during a federal bribery trial of former city correction union boss Norman Seabrook this week. Testifying was Jona Rechnitz, a wealthy real estate developer, who recounted how he donated $160,000 to Mayor Bill de Blasio and the state Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, plus thousands of dollars in lavish gifts to top city police officials, according to a report in the NY Post.

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  6. Amongst controversy, NDA edges Sea to capture girls' soccer Archdiocesan titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | SILive.com

    There are plenty of emotions running wild entering any championship game, but Notre Dame Academy carried a weight on its shoulders that few teams can relate to. Despite their Island title and 7-1-4 record, the Gators had something to prove coming into Saturday's AA Archdiocesan title contest.

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  7. Staten Island obituaries for Oct. 28, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | SILive.com

    Joseph M. Cianciotta, 92, World War II veteran, worldwide traveler, retired from Bankers Trust, of Westerleigh, formerly of Brooklyn, died on Oct. 25, 2017.

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  8. Unity Games Gala marks 15 years of educating youth in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | SILive.com

    The inaugural Unity Games Gala, set for Monday, Nov. 6 at the Excelsior Grand, will celebrate the program's 15th year of educating New York City youth. And there's still time to reserve.

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  9. Malliotakis vows property tax reforms if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | SILive.com

    Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis on Thursday outlined the steps she would take to reform the city's inequitable property tax system if elected mayor. "When we look at the property tax system in the city, we see one that is very convoluted and one that is very inequitable," Malliotakis said on the steps of City Hall, flanked by Councilman Joseph Borelli .

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  10. Mom, daughter team up to open full-service salonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | SILive.com

    Julia Spahiu grew up in Albania and later in the United States watching her mother, Valbona Agalliu, color and cut hair. "My mom had her own salon back in Albania, and I've been in salons all my life," said Spahiu, who immigrated to the Unites States in 2004.

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  11. Alleged Ramada Inn killer plotted deaths, says prosecutor; girlfriend did it, says defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | SILive.com

    Michael Sykes went to the Ramada Inn in Willowbrook on Feb. 10, 2016 with one purpose in mind - to kill his girlfriend who had been cheating on him and to take the lives of her three children, one of whom was his, a prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday. "The only reasonable, the only logical explanation for what happened in Room 114 that day is this defendant stabbed Rebecca [Cutler] and Maliyah [Sykes] and Ziana [Cutler] to death and attempted to stab Miracle [Cutler] to death," Assistant District Attorney Nina Spadafora said in her closing argument at Sykes' murder trial in state Supreme Court, St. George.

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  12. Oddo predicts traffic to be 'utter chaos' this weekend with Bayonne Bridge closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | SILive.com

    The National Weather Service is forecasting the weather to be mid 70s and sunny this weekend -- perfect for outdoor fall activities before it starts getting cold. In a Facebook post Friday afternoon, Oddo spoke about the "spectacular fall weather" headed our way this weekend and how families will head to New Jersey to pick apples and pumpkins.

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  13. No new Staten Island bus routes proposed in de Blasio expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | SILive.com

    Instead, the city Department of Transportation simply "supports" an already existing push for a dedicated bus path along the old North Shore rail line, according to the agency's report on the planned expansion called "Bus Forward." The report notes 20 possible Select Bus Service, or SBS, routes and targeted corridors in the other four boroughs, including eight in Queens, six in the Bronx, five in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan.

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  14. Man convicted of murdering estranged wife; kids were in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    A man who fatally stabbed his estranged wife more than four years ago in her New Springville home and then claimed outside forces had spurred him, was convicted of murder on Thursday by a judge. State Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett found Adiljan Anarbaev guilty of second-degree murder for the death of Ilona Ganzha, 44, on Feb 18, 2013, in her Country Drive North condominium.

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  15. Expect plenty of points in the Tottenville-Erasmus grid game on SaturdayRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    When Tottenville and Erasmus got together last season in week No. 6, the two schools combined to score a whopping 77 points in a game won by the Brooklynites, 42-35.

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  16. Staten Islander 1 of 4 women to graduate at FDNY ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    A total of 279 probationary firefighters graduated during the Brooklyn ceremony, presided over by Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro on Wednesday. "My husband, Firefighter Skonieczny Snyder, told me it was the greatest job in the world, so I knew that I wanted to be a part of it," she said, according to an FDNY post on Instagram .

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  17. St. Joseph Hill Class of '67 celebrates 50th reunion in grand styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    Because reunions are a time to reminisce and recall favorite memories, create new ones and catch up with longtime friends, 35 members of the St. Joseph Hill Academy High School Class of 1967 celebrated their 50th reunion milestone Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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  18. Tom Tierney Jr. has endless memories at Tottenville, but he recalls No. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | SILive.com

    Let's face it, Tom Tierney Jr. can write a book on all the memories he's compiled during an 18-year career as Tottenville's varsity baseball coach. The long-time coach, who officially announced his retirement on Tuesday , will always have the distinction of being the man who replaced his legendary father, Tom Sr., at the Huguenot school.

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  19. Issue by issue: Borelli and Schwartz share their visions for repping South ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | SILive.com

    Republican Councilman Joseph Borelli and Democrat challenger Dylan Schwartz are vying to represent the South Shore in the City Council for the next four years. Borelli and Schwartz met with an Advance editorial board on Monday to discuss district issues and what the job means to them ahead of the Nov. 7 election.

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  20. Tom Tierney Jr. steps down as Tottenville's baseball coachRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | SILive.com

    Tom Tierney Jr., who maintained Tottenville baseball team's success after replacing his legendary father nearly two decades ago, has stepped down as the Pirates' coach, the Advance has learned. Tierney, who turned 50 this year, replaced his dad prior to the 2000 season, although Tom Sr. remained a part of his son's coaching staff for several year.

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