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  1. PR, Lily Russo roll into PSAL softball quarters, 10-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    Now the PSAL softball playoffs really should get interesting. Especially now that there are only eight teams left standing and five of them are from Staten Island.

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  2. SILIVE Softball Top Five: Despite playoffs in full swing, not much has changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | SILive.com

    St. Joseph by-the-Sea maintained its spot atop the SILive.com Softball Top Five this week after capturing its fourth straight CHSAA Archdiocesan championship. The Vikings will compete in the combined CHSAA city championship/Catholic state semifinal against Archbishop Molloy of Queens on Tuesday at Kellenberg HS in Uniondale, L.I. A victory in that game will put Sea in the state title game at 5 p.m. against the Long Island/Buffalo victor.

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  3. Staten Island's population keeps slowly climbing, reaches record-high of over 473,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | SILive.com

    Staten Island's population keeps on growing, even if it isn't at the same rate as the city's other boroughs. The Island now boasts a population of 473,279, after adding 588 new residents between July 2013 and 2014, according to the latest Census population estimates .

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  4. Psal a division round-of-16 softball playoffs set for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | SILive.com

    Five Staten Island teams will be in action Tuesday when the PSAL A division softball playoffs resume with a single-elimination, round-of-16. As expected, defending PSAL city champion Tottenville and Susan Wagner landed the top two seeds while Port Richmond , New Dorp and Curtis round out the Island representatives.

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  5. Inside Track: A pair of Vikings are the top Island seeds for CHSAA Catholic State ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SILive.com

    The CHSAA Intersectionals is slated for Saturday at Icahn Stadium with the first event scheduled for 8:50 a.m. and the meet expected to run into the late afternoon. The meet which for years had been incorrectly dubbed the Catholic City Championships will now more accurately be known as the CHSAA Catholic State Championships in the meet program as members from the New York, Brooklyn-Queens and Nassau sections as well as newly added Buffalo will get a chance to vie for NYS State Federation qualifying spots.

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  6. S.I. target of NYC tourism campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SILive.com

    Two more Staten Island neighborhoods will be featured as part of a recently launched ad campaign aiming to lure New York City-dwellers to explore other boroughs. The "See Your City" campaign, launched in October last year by the city's marketing arm, NYC & Company, profiles 10 more city neighborhoods - two from each borough.

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  7. Unhappy Tottenville exhales after retaining top Psal a softball seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SILive.com

    It was the defending city champion Pirates, after all, who had staged an improbable, sixth-inning comeback in the PSAL seeding-round final against rival Susan Wagner. Coach Cathy Morano's troops, who trailed by six entering the home sixth, crossed the plate eight times, including Jamie Holmes go-ahead grand slam.

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  8. New Dorp falls to defending champ Cardozo in playoff opener, 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | SILive.com

    New Dorp came up short in its PSAL AAA playoff opener, falling to defending city champion Cardozo in Queens, 3-0. "We had a couple opportunities," said ND coach Ray Smith.

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  9. New format for PSAL softball playoffs, but same old No. 1 seed - Tottenville ... for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | SILive.com

    The PSAL shook up its usual softball playoff system, but one thing that has remained the same is that Tottenville is the No. 1 seed -- a position it has held seemingly every year for as long as anyone can remember.

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  10. Scrutiny as budget cuts move Staten Island mortuary operations to BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | SILive.com

    There is increasing scrutiny this week after service and budget cuts by the city medical examiner's office moved Staten Island mortuary operations to Brooklyn. A group of elected officials are calling for more oversight and investigation into the effect of changes the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner made to city mortuary operations in all five boroughs.

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  11. Poll: New Yorkers are split on congestion pricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | SILive.com

    In a recently published Quinnipiac University poll, 49 percent of voters opposed a "plan to charge tolls on the East River bridges, which go into Manhattan, and at the same time reduce tolls on the bridges between the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island and use the money for mass transit." Forty-four percent believe it's a good idea.

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  12. Man's body is recovered from Lower New York BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | SILive.com

    The NYPD Harbor Unit recovered a man's body Wednesday afternoon in Lower New York Bay, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The unidentified man's body was found at the start of the Ambrose Channel at approximately 4 p.m., a Coast Guard spokesman said.

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  13. Mortuary closing is a blow to Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | SILive.com

    Funeral director John Vincent Scalia Sr., who is based in Eltingville, denounced as "incredibly callous" the city medical examiner's decision to transfer mortuary operations to Brooklyn from Staten Island. People who don't live here tend to dismiss the frequent lament of Staten Islanders that they live in the "The Forgotten Borough."

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  14. Would you like to see Macy's Backstage on Staten Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | SILive.com

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 photo, with the Empire State building in the background, the Macy's logo is illuminated on the front of the department store in New York. With Macy's recent announcement of its four new off-price stores, and New York City's first outlet mall in the pipeline for Staten Island, one may wonder: could we see a Macy's Backstage in the borough? STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- With Macy's recent announcement of its four new off-price stores, and New York City's first outlet mall in the pipeline for Staten Island, would you want to see a Macy's Backstage in the borough? Last week Macy's Inc. announced that the first four pilot stores in its new off-price business will be located in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island.

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  15. No NYPD uniform, but big role for plainclothes copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | SILive.com

    They could be riding with unsuspecting New Yorkers on the subway. Or behind the wheel in a car in midtown Manhattan traffic.

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  16. City libraries get capital boost and operating cuts in de Blasio's budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | SILive.com

    Libraries across the five boroughs got more money for capital projects in Mayor Bill de Blasio's budget -- but they also saw operating funds from the city decrease. The mayor's $83.8 billion 10-year capital plan includes a $300 million increase in funding to a total $902 million for the city's three library systems to address critical needs like building renovations and branch expansion.

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  17. Live coverage of funeral for NYPD Officer Brian MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | SILive.com

    Thousands of police officers converged under heavy security Friday for the funeral of a young New York City police officer who was killed on patrol. Snipers watched from a nearby elementary school roof and authorities imposed a three-mile no-fly zone above a Long Island church where Officer Brian Moore's funeral Mass was held.

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  18. Thousands expected at funeral Friday for slain Police Officer Brian MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | SILive.com

    As many as 30,000 police officers from across the United States are expected to pay their respects at the Long Island funeral Friday for a young New York City police officer slain on patrol. Officer Brian Moore, who lived in nearby North Massapequa, died Monday after being shot in the head while on duty two days earlier in Queens.

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  19. Press-Breaker: Seven Staten Island players land on NYSSWA girls' All-State basketball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SILive.com

    St. Joseph by-the-Sea senior guard Casey Davidson headed the Class A selections by making the second team, followed by Moore Catholic senior center Dina Motrechuk , McKee/Staten Island Tech sophomore forward Clare Mitchell and MSIT senior guard Alaina Lynch . Staten Island Academy junior forward Corinn Baggs, the reigning Jaques Award winner, was selected to the Class B first time while while SIA senior guard Sam Spadaro was named to the second team.

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  20. As We Are column: Have a misadventure, tell a great storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SILive.com

    Shortly after I was widowed in 1977, a remarkable lady told me that the answer to survival is to always say "yes" when an invitation is issued. The phone call came in the morning when I was at work.

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