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  1. Not the time to back away from broken windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SILive.com

    New York City is once again rattled by gunplay, including the murder of an NYPD officer and the shootings of two seniors by dirt bike-riding assailants here on Staten Island. They are fresh reminders that now is not the time to abandon broken windows policing, not a time to de-criminalize minor offenses, not a time to second-guess successful policing strategies that have made New York the safest big city in America.

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  2. Police Officer Brian Moore 3rd cop to be slain in line-of-duty in 5 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SILive.com

    A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun has died from his injuries , the third New York Police Department officer slain in the line-of-duty in five months, a City Hall official said Monday. Brian Moore was pronounced dead at a Queens hospital after undergoing brain surgery following the Saturday evening shooting, said the official, a senior aide to Mayor Bill de Blasio who wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the death until the mayor makes an official announcement.

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  3. Reports: Police Officer Brian Moore dies from injuries after being shot in headRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Police Officer Brian Moore, who was shot in the head by an ex-convict in Queens, has died from his injuries, according to multiple reports. Moore, 25, died when his family took him off life-support at Jamaica Hospital, law enforcement sources told the New York Post .

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  4. SIA Boys' tennis team tops School of Avenues for Manske's 400th career win, 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Brian Manske, a much more likeable man than A-Rod, and clearly much less controversial, registered his 400th career win Friday as his Staten Island Academy boys' tennis team defeated the Avenues of N.Y. 4-1 in a PSAA match at Cunningham Park, Queens. Manske, who is in his 34th year as head coach at SIA and has collected numerous SIHSTL and private school titles during his tenure, guided the Tigers to their sixth straight victory and the historic victory.

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  5. Suspect in NYPD officer shooting held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SILive.com

    A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head was ordered held without bail Sunday on charges including attempted murder. Demetrius Blackwell appeared in court for his arraignment in a torn jumpsuit with his hands cuffed behind his back and legs shackled.

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  6. NYPD officer Brian Moore is critical but stable following shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SILive.com

    A police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Sunday and a suspect was in custody in the case, the fifth shooting of a New York City officer in as many months, officials said. Officer Brian Moore, 25, underwent surgery after being rushed in a patrol car to a Queens hospital Saturday evening after he and his partner pulled up in an unmarked police car to a man who was adjusting his waistband suspiciously, police Commissioner William Bratton said.

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  7. Police: Officer shot in Queens, rushed to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SILive.com

    Police didn't immediately release the officer's condition. He's been rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens.

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  8. Vincent Gentile: From civics to politics -- the story behind the candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | SILive.com

    Now a city councilman in Brooklyn, the then-eighth-grader ran for and won the position of vice president in his school's student government. He then became president in ninth grade.

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  9. Special election for Congress: Your guide to the raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | SILive.com

    On Tuesday, May 5, Staten Island voters and those in parts of southern Brooklyn will head to the polls to choose their next congressman. Rep. Michael Grimm resigned in January before he was going to be sworn in for a third term.

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  10. Five Boro Bike Tour 2015: Portion of Verrazano to be closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | SILive.com

    The 38th annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour will bring lanes closures to the Verrazano Bridge and several North Shore roads on Sunday. The Staten Island-bound lower level of the Verrazano Bridge will be closed from 2 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, May 3. The upper level of the bridge will remain open in both directions throughout the event.

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  11. Money-hungry MTA puts its hand out. Again (commentary)Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | SILive.com

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has come up with an innovative way to fund its struggling capital plan: They're going to raise our fares and tolls unless state lawmakers bail them out, according to reports. Wait a minute.

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  12. The public library is a great bargain for the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | SILive.com

    Back in 2008, when what we now know as the Great Recession hit, the City of New York, like governments, businesses and households across the country, had to make a lot of hard choices. In this city, the mayor was threatening to close firehouses and senior centers and make deep cuts in a host of popular programs.

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  13. Inside Pitch: Tottenville's Tea Panagakos named SILive.com's softball Pitcher of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | SILive.com

    Tottenville right-hander Tea Panagakos was named the SILive.com softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 20. The freshman hurler scattered five hits, allowed one earned run and one walk to lead the Pirates to a 13-2 road victory over Bayside in Queens last Friday. Panagakos finished with five strikeouts i five innings of work.

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  14. Bill would make chokeholds by cops illegal under federal civil rights lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SILive.com

    Citing the death of Eric Garner, a New York congressman will introduce legislation making the use of chokeholds by police officers illegal nationwide under civil rights law. "The chokehold is the classic example of an unnecessary violent police tactic," Rep. Hakeem Jeffries said in front of NYPD headquarters on Monday.

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  15. Loretta Lynch's 2nd-in-command named acting U.S. Attorney in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SILive.com

    Newly sworn-in Attorney General Loretta Lynch's former second-in-command has been tapped to replace her on an interim basis as Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor. Kelly T. Currie, who until recently held the title of First Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District on New York, has been named the district's acting United States Attorney.

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  16. Can I eat this mushroom? Meet a Staten Island expert who knowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SILive.com

    When the rain subsides and wild mushrooms pop out of a tree, can a Staten Islander snap some up for the cooking? Expert forager Ava Chin, PhD is an Associate Professor of English at the College of Staten Island. And, she can tell you the answers about wild foods on Sunday, May 3, when she talks up her memoir "Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love, and the Perfect Meal."

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  17. Burial trends creating extra space for the afterlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | SILive.com

    Less than a decade ago, Staten Island cemetery owners and funeral directors were predicting the borough might run out of burial spaces by the middle of this century. And while it is true that there are no large plots of land available for additional designated cemetery space on the Island, according to those in the industry, the increase in cremation and use of above-ground burial is helping to preserve space for burials in the borough's cemeteries.

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  18. Our New York Public Libraries: By the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | SILive.com

    The Port Richmond Library is 110 years old, one of the oldest branches in the New York Public Library system. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Founded in 1895, The New York Public Library is the nation's largest public library system, featuring 88 neighborhood branches throughout the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island, and four scholarly research centers.

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  19. New York Public Library: Struggling with an aging systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | SILive.com

    If you love your local New York Public Library , now's the time to tell Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of the City Council, as they're working out details of the 2016 the city budget. At a time when library use is at a high, NYPL officials fear that local libraries will be asked to absorb yet another round of budget cuts, which they said would further erode service, and hold up needed repairs and renovations to some branches.

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  20. Mac's Layup Drill: NHL playoffs the best, is Harvey Schilling?, Let's do Vegas for big double-headerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | SILive.com

    After scoring the series-ending overtime winner against the Pittsburgh Penguins in The Garden on Friday night, the 26-year-old had a hard time containing his emotions. "One of the happiest moments of my life," he said, with the beaming enthusiasm of a school kid who just saved the Little League game with a catch in the outfield.

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