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  1. Outerbridge Cowboy Files $50M Lawsuit Against City for Taking His HorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The cowboy who rode his horses over the Outerbridge Crossing has filed a $50 million notice of claim against the city for taking his steeds. Tod "Doc" Mishler, 80, who was arrested and charged with animal cruelty, filed the notice of claim against the city for "false imprisonment," seizing his animals and taking away his right to travel freely around the country, the Staten Island Advance first reported.

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  2. How a Staten Island School Makes Sure LGBTQ Students Feel SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    When he moved back to his native borough of Staten Island from Manhattan to work at a local high school, Anthony Colon feared he struggle being an openly gay teacher. In his own high school experience - in an area that tends to skew more conservative than neighboring boroughs - he felt he had to hide his sexual orientation.

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  3. Murdered NYPD Officer Could Have Staten Island Ferry Named After HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A group of Russian-Americans has started a petition to name a new Staten Island Ferry boat after murdered NYPD officer Russel Timoshenko . "He's the only son in the family and they moved to the U.S. to find a better life and just lost their only son," said Trunova, 44, of Rossville.

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  4. Would-Be Bank Robber Says He Needs Cash For Trip to Minnesota, DA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A man tried to rob a bank so he could get enough money to go to Minnesota, prosecutors said. Awaliyah Kollie, 35, from St. George, walked into the Santander Bank at 15 Hyatt St. in Staten Island at 4:11 p.m. on Oct. 7 and handed the teller a note which read "I have a gun," authorities said.

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  5. Kars4Kids Used Staten Island Synagogue to Hide Cash, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A group associated with the charity Kars4Kids told the government it runs a Staten Island synagogue in an effort to hide some of its cash from public disclosure, the New York Post reported. Congregation Oorah, started by Oorah Inc. that runs Kars4Kids, told the IRS it's operating a synagogue at 374 Ridgewood Ave. in Staten Island to run services and hire a rabbi, despite it actually being used by the Young Israel of Eltingville for those purposes, according to court papers.

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  6. Man Trying to Head-Butt Police Yells, 'I'm on PCP, Fight Me,' DA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A man yelling "I'm on PCP ... fight me" spat on NYPD officers and tried to head-butt them before being arrested in Staten Island, prosecutors said. Anthony Maniscalco, 33, walked up to an unmarked police car parked in front of 67 Brook St., causing traffic to swerve around him as he marched across a street at 9:38 p.m. on Oct. 11, according to court papers.

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  7. See How Much Your High School Spends on Boys' and Girls' SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The Public School Athletic League, the country's largest and oldest sports league, shares roughly $27 million a year to support more than 45,000 student athletes across hundreds of schools in New York City. Of that, approximately $2 million more was spent on boys' athletics programs than on girls' during the 2014-2015 school year, according to data released to DNAinfo New York under a Freedom of Information Law request.

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  8. Flood-Prone Street Mocked as All-Season 'Resort' in Fake Tourism SignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A new sign welcomes visitors to enjoy Staten Island's only resort at "Grimsby Lake," which opens after every rainfall. Sick of the city doing nothing to fix Grimsby Street, which residents say has flooded for years after it rains, Aiman Youssef created a mock-tourism sign for the flood-prone block. 1 comment

  9. New Trash Can Designed For Drivers to Throw Garbage Into It From Their CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A new garbage bin aims to make it easier to toss trash into it instead of on Staten Island's streets. The city installed a test of a new design for a garbage bin with a wide net and reflectors installed on the top to catch garbage thrown from cars into it, Councilman Steven Matteo announced.

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  10. Robbers Wearing Night Vision Goggles Steal $100K in Jewelry, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A pair of bandits wearing night vision goggles stole more than $100,000 worth of items from a Staten Island jewelry store, according to police and the owner. The two male suspects - who were caught on surveillance camera - broke into Fortune Jewelers at 310 New Dorp Lane about 3:45 a.m. Sunday and stole jewelry from five cases inside, the NYPD and the store's owner said.

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  11. Treat Yourself With These 10 Autumnal Bakery SweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    With the days getting shorter and even New York City's dogs donning sweaters, we're craving baked goods that taste of fall. Here's what local bakeries across the five boroughs are serving to satisfy our sweet tooth at this time of year: You can grab a slice of the classic Thanksgiving dessert at Pasticceria Rocco, at 243 Bleecker St. in the West Village.

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  12. Explore NYC's Hidden Architectural Gems During Open House NY WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Now in its 14th year, the weekend festival, which will run Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16, will include walk-throughs of private spaces normally closed to the public as well as hard-hat tours of high-rises and parks still under construction. Many of the sites feature talks by the architects or other experts, while others let visitors meander on their own.

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  13. Here's Your NYC Marathon Guide, Whether You're Running or WatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    It's taken months of training and hundreds of miles, but the preparations for the TCS New York City Marathon are nearing the finish line. Here's a handy guide for what you need to know about the New York City spectacle that winds through all five boroughs next month.

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  14. New York Wheel's Massive, 2,200 Ton Legs Unloaded in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The 2,200 ton legs that will hold the giant New York Wheel were unloaded in Brooklyn on Tuesday, where they'll stay until they're installed in St. George. "We've had lots of milestones up until now, but this is the first one where you can actually point to something that's going to be part of the wheel," said Rich Marin , president and CEO of the New York Wheel.

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  15. School Safety Agents Gave Student Concussion During Arrest, Suit SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    School safety agents threw a teenage high school student to the ground face-first as he suffered a panic attack, pinning his head to the floor with a knee and giving him a concussion, a lawsuit claims. The 17-year-old student, who has a learning disability and an anxiety disorder, was placed under arrest at Curtis High School last year for being "disrespectful" to a teacher.

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  16. Neighborhood Streets and Plazas Could Be Redesigned in Plan to Reduce CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    City officials have recently explored the idea of redesigning streets, plazas and buildings in The Bronx and Brooklyn to prevent crime, DNAinfo New York has learned. Last spring, the Department of Design and Construction gave a presentation to the mayor's office and the NYPD that showed how swaths of Morrisania and Brownsville could be made safer through design tweaks that enhance "natural surveillance" - the concept that would-be lawbreakers are deterred from committing crimes in public areas when they believe more people are watching.

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  17. From Landfill to Park, Photo Exhibit Focuses on FreshkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    "Freshkills Park: Landscape in Motion," which opened this week at the Staten Island Arts Culture Lounge inside the St. George Ferry Terminal, features 12 photographs of the park taken over the summer as part of a photography contest, paired with shots of the site taken over several years. "We really took the approach of not just showing pretty photos but educating people about the park project and the site and its history of a landfill," said Mariel Viller, manager for programs, arts and grants at the park and the exhibit's organizer.

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  18. Citywide Ferry Boat Construction 'Moving Full Steam Ahead,' Mayor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Construction of the fleet of 19 aluminum boats for the new citywide ferry service i s now underway, the mayor's office announced Thursday. The 85-foot-long ferries, which will each hold 149 passengers, are being built in shipyards in Louisiana and Alabama - with 12 boats slated to be complete for the project's expected Though Southern-made, final assembly of the boats will take place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the mayor said.

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  19. Iconic German Restaurant Closes to Become a BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The 83-year-old Staten Island German eatery Schaffer's Tavern , at 2055 Victory Blvd., was sold to Victory State Bank. It will be the financial business's sixth branch in the borough, the Staten Island Advance reported.

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  20. Readers Want 'Pizza Rats' as Staten Island Yankees' New NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The Staten Island Heroes came in third with 19 percent, followed by the Killer Bees and the Staten Island Rock Pigeons. The Yankees announced in June they were seeking a re-brand to help increase popularity of the team and get a separate identity from their big league partner the New York Yankees.

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