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.
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 […]
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.
Special Report: Midterm Elections 2014
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.
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.