Staten Island city council candidate canvasses the black community on eve of Independence Day
As he knocked on doors, searching for votes, Richards told African American and African residents that over policing is impacting negatively the community.
Staten Island paints “Black Lives Matter” on Richmond Street
It was the borough’s way of marking the commemoration of Juneteenth yesterday.
Simmering tensions between Africans and African Americans in Staten Island ease
Over the years, music, sports and intermarriages have played a part in improving the relationship between the two communities.
Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus
Giving food to Staten island vulnerable communities during the lockdown
The neighborhoods are home to largely migrants, African Americans and less privileged communities.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.