Post Tagged with: "Staten Island"

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NYC Primary: Staten Island Republicans talk taxes

Propositions for a flat, or fair tax, have been common among Republican candidates for two decades, and have gained popularity among Republican voters.

Audio / News

Staten Island’s Cromwell Center may rise again

Neighborhood residents will finally have a chance to see the center, a staple of the neighborhood for decades, be rebuilt near their waterfront.

Multimedia / News

Proposed Rezoning likely to bring changes to Staten Island

A key issue around the rezoning is the conflict between what residents see as a potential for gentrification and over-development.

Features

A Rebuilt Home for the Holidays

Three Christmases after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in New York, Staten Island couple Helena and John Mahon have something to be merry about. Thanks to the gift of mild weather this December, construction on the Mahons’ home can conclude and the couple will finally have a home for the holidays. “They said it was too much damage… it would cost […]

Features / Special Reports

New York City Marathon: Staten Island

Park rangers and police officers were turning away people with without identification bands. In addition to Van Briesen Park, Fort Wadsworth itself was accessible only to runners, police officers, and park rangers.

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New Yorkers protest Eric Garner verdict

Thousands of New Yorkers cried out in protest over the Grand Jury decision not to indict the police officer who chocked the unarmed man to death.

Audio / Politics / Slideshows

In an election year Superstorm Sandy still a political issue on Staten Island

by Megan Jamerson and Neil Giardino Staten Island is only a short ferry ride south of Manhattan, but when it comes to Superstorm Sandy recovery, the distance feels great. Since the storm, the hardest hit borough is stuck in a slow recovery. Last week marked the two year anniversary, and Staten Islanders are still mucking out homes along the Island’s […]

Features / Special Reports

NYC Marathon: Samurai at the start of the race

Aoiko Moisu, from Tokyo, Japan, participated in the marathon for the second time, proudly wearing traditional samurai attire.

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Volunteers Come out for Recchia Campaign for Congress

The race for New York’s 11th Congressional District seat has been one of the most competitive in the current election cycle.

Politics

Republican Strongholds are Outliers in City’s Political Landscape

Only 10 Republicans currently hold city, state or federal elected positions in the five boroughs, and nine of them represent neighborhoods in Staten Island and south Brooklyn.