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  1. Pair first to plead as major drug traffickers on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | SILive.com

    Joseph Brefo-Sarpong and Louis Caraballo are the first defendants charged and to plead guilty on Staten Island as major drug traffickers, as defined by state law. Brefo-Sarpong, of Manhattan, and Caraballo, a Queens resident, were among five defendants arrested in August 2016 and accused of running a distribution ring that sold large quantities of heroin throughout Staten Island.

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  2. Donovan calls for DOD to expedite student-veteran housing analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | SILive.com

    Rep. Daniel Donovan visited the College of Staten Island Friday afternoon to call on the Department of Defense to expedite a new analysis of Staten Island's housing allowances for student veterans. "I'm calling today upon the Department of Defense to expedite their rental analysis,'' said Donovan.

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  3. Fog advisory on Staten Island in effect until Saturday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | SILive.com

    A pedestrian is framed by the Brooklyn bridge enveloped in fog as he walks on the promenade on the East river, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in New York. Temperatures in the New York metro area are expected to reach into the high 50s following a deep freeze and a snow storm to start the year.

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  4. Civil Service exam test site now open on Staten IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | SILive.com

    Staten Islanders looking to apply for city jobs will no longer have to trek to Brooklyn or Manhattan, as the city opened a Computer-Based Testing and Application Center in Stapleton on Wednesday. The city's Department of City Administrative Services' decision to open the site stems from the agency's push to make services more equitable for all boroughs, including the thousands of Staten Island residents who apply for city jobs every year.

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  5. With force and threats, ex-con ran prostitution business on S.I., say authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | SILive.com

    He's already facing kidnapping and rape charges in Queens, and now, an ex-convict from that borough has been hit with sex-trafficking and prostitution-related charges on Staten Island. Eddy Florence, 32, of 70th Avenue, ran a prostitution business here between June 1 and Dec. 13 of last year, alleges an indictment.

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  6. 5 things to know about Staten Island's new top cop Kenneth CoreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | SILive.com

    Kenneth Corey, the newly-named commanding officer of Patrol Borough Staten Island, is an Island resident with a wide array of NYPD experiences ranging from counter-terrorism to gang crimes. A 30-year-veteran of "The Finest," Corey is leaving his current post as the commanding officer of the First Deputy Commissioner's office at NYPD Headquarters in Manhattan to lead crime-fighting efforts in our borough beginning next week.

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  7. HS boys' basketball roundup: St. Peter's bounces All Hallows, 95-80, behind LedlumRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 7 | SILive.com

    Junior Chris Ledlum poured in a career-high 37 points as St. Peter's raced to a double-digit halftime lead and never looked back en route to a 95-80 CHSAA AA victory over host All Hallows Saturday in the Bronx. In addition to Ledlum, who finished with nine rebounds, the Eagles also received offensive contributions from senior guard Jordan Fox and junior point guard Chris Clancy .

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  8. Break the speed limit and boost mass transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | SILive.com

    New Yorkers should just pony up more money. That's the solution to all our problems, particularly when it comes to mass transit.

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  9. Number of chain stores decreased on Staten Island in 2017, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | SILive.com

    With four large-scale retail projects in the works for Staten Island, the borough's chain store footprint shrunk by 1.9 percent in the past year, according to a new report. The Center for an Urban Future's 10th Annual State of the Chains study shows that the number of national retail locations on Staten Island shrunk from 417 stores in 2016 to 409 in 2017.

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  10. 31 Staten Island TV, film & web storytellers you need to follow in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | SILive.com

    Looking back on our 2017 archives, all I could think was "Dang, we covered a ton of TV and movie premieres." What can we say? Staten Island is pretty cool and most local-grown creative minds want to find a way show it off.

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  11. Olivia and Liam are NYC's most popular baby namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | SILive.com

    Liam rose from second to first place for boys, while Ethan -- which had been the number one boy's name for 2015 -- fell to third place. Olivia held on to the No.

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  12. Top Sports Stories of 2017: No. 5 -- Kings and queens of the diamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | SILive.com

    Monsignor Farrell's nine claimed its second CHSAA AA Intersectional crown in three seasons when the Lions beat Iona Prep, 3-1, in the deciding game of a best-of-three series at St. John's University, Queens. Vin Vitacco pitched coach Bobby Mulligan's troops to the triumph.

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  13. Staten Island man pleads guilty in bank robbery ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | SILive.com

    A Staten Island man is one of four people who have plead guilty to burglarizing two New York City banks by cutting into the financial institutions' vaults with blow torches. In April and May 2016, four men -- Christopher Kerrigan, 40, of Staten Island, and Brooklyn residents Michael Mazzara, 45, Charles Kerrigan, 42, of Brooklyn, and Anthony Mascuzzio, 38 -- allegedly formed a crew that burglarized banks in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office Southern District of New York.

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  14. Mario Ariemma, 89, successful entrepreneur and deli ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | SILive.com

    It seemed like business as usual on Wednesday afternoon at Ariemma's Italian Deli in Dongan Hills. Customers were stopping in for signature sandwiches and homemade soups and placing catering orders for Christmas and New Year's.

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  15. Stop the finger-pointing and fix the subwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | SILive.com

    Overcrowding. Late trains. An ancient signal system. Endless track work that puts whole subway lines out of service.

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  16. Good news: Staten Island Girl Scouts spread Christmas cheer to veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    Hundreds of Staten Island Girl Scouts skated with Santa Claus to celebrate their efforts to aid veterans during the holiday seasons. Held at Rollerjam in Charleston, the fourth annual Skate with Santa, which was held on Dec. 9, came after the Scout troops collected more than 100 items for veterans in need.

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  17. Assessing doctor's conviction for overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | SILive.com

    A landmark court decision has given New York prosecutors an important new weapon to combat the catastrophic drug epidemic. At the same time, it raises concerns that some physicians, exercising an abundance of caution, will henceforth be disinclined to prescribe pain medication for patients who really need it.

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  18. HS tennis: Susan Wagner's Shawn Jackson to attend Hofstra UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | SILive.com

    Susan Wagner senior Shawn Jackson signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hofstra University on a partial athletic scholarship, the Advance has learned. Jackson, a three-time Advance All Star who has experienced success on the United States Tennis Association circuit, said it was important to play division 1 and is pleased to have landed a spot with the Pride.

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  19. Advance historic page from Sept. 10, 1935: Records show fugitive killer set freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | SILive.com

    The St. George police blotter shows that authorities locked up Tony Cugino on Aug. 24, unaware that he was hunted for the murder of nine men and two women. Records show that the slayer was in custody for disorderly conduct from Aug. 24 to Sept.

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  20. HS boys' basketball roundup: New Dorp hands Tottenville first PSAL lossRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2017 | SILive.com

    Underclassmen David Shkoliny and Shane Butler led a balanced scoring attack in host New Dorp's 62-55 SIHSL-PSAL victory over Tottenville in Friday night. The loss was the Pirates' first in four league games.

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