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The ‘Taste of Forest Ave’ attracted hundreds of people along Forest Avenue in West Brighton, Sunday afternoon, for i...
05/19/2019
'Taste of Forest Ave’ attracts hundreds at restaurant crawl

The ‘Taste of Forest Ave’ attracted hundreds of people along Forest Avenue in West Brighton, Sunday afternoon, for its restaurant stroll and street festival.

The Forest Ave BID organized the third annual 'Taste of Forest Ave' restaurant stroll and street festive in West Brighton on Sunday.

Community and political leaders on Staten Island are planning to rally in New Brighton on Monday for the creation of a g...
05/19/2019
Island leaders plan to rally for North Shore waterfront on Monday

Community and political leaders on Staten Island are planning to rally in New Brighton on Monday for the creation of a greenway on the North Shore.

The meeting will take place at the Richmond Terrace Therapeutic Gardens, located at 456 Richmond Terrace, at 9:30 a.m.

PS 56 was recently named the “Ready School of the Year” by the New York City Emergency Management for demonstrating ...
05/19/2019
In Class: Linking young students to importance of college

PS 56 was recently named the “Ready School of the Year” by the New York City Emergency Management for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to emergency management.

We’re highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in.

Even though Game of Thrones might be the most popular show on television right now, not everyone tunes in each week -- a...
05/19/2019
Peter Davidson raps about Game of Thrones on SNL

Even though Game of Thrones might be the most popular show on television right now, not everyone tunes in each week -- and that apparently includes Pete Davidson.

Pete Davidson raps about his favorite TV show on the May 18 episode of SNL

Police responded Sunday to a report of a man stabbed on a residential street in West Brighton.
05/19/2019
Man stabbed on residential street Sunday in West Brighton

Police responded Sunday to a report of a man stabbed on a residential street in West Brighton.

Emergency medical personnel responded to the West Brighton street at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a person stabbed.

The city Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old female reported missing on Thu...
05/19/2019
NYPD seeking information about missing Manhattan teenager

The city Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old female reported missing on Thursday from her Manhattan home.

Emily Ruiz, 14, was reported missing from her Manhattan residence on Thursday, said police.

The tireless, often times, life-saving efforts of emergency medical responders on Staten Island and throughout the city ...
05/19/2019
Light display Sunday in Midtown Manhattan honors EMS

The tireless, often times, life-saving efforts of emergency medical responders on Staten Island and throughout the city will be recognized Sunday with a light show in Midtown Manhattan.

EMS Week is an annual, week-long series of events designed to promote safety attract new recruits and celebrate the efforts of emergency medical responders.

When Ngozi Avah underwent an emergency C section in September at Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze, her ...
05/19/2019
Family who faced harrowing childbirth join thousands in Northwell Health Walk

When Ngozi Avah underwent an emergency C section in September at Staten Island University Hospital in Ocean Breeze, her twin daughters entered the world weighing about two pounds each.

“We were scared," said Avah’s husband, Isaiah Avah, who was recognized along with his wife Sunday at the Fourth Annual Northwell Health Walk on Staten Island, held on the Midland Beach boardwalk.

Among the hundreds walking Midland Beach were Isaiah and Ngozi Avah, who credit SIUH with ensuring a future for their twin girls.

Spring is in the air.Staten Islanders will see a mostly sunny Sunday with a high near 75 degrees.
05/19/2019
Weather forecast: Spring fever is coming

Spring is in the air.

Staten Islanders will see a mostly sunny Sunday with a high near 75 degrees.

Temperatures seem to be going up as May is coming to an end.

What started with an art lesson when Erin McLoughlin was in third grade has become a passion for the now-19-year-old.
05/19/2019
Staten Island native creates paintings for charity

What started with an art lesson when Erin McLoughlin was in third grade has become a passion for the now-19-year-old.

Heavily influenced by pop culture icons, 19-year-old Erin McLoughlin said she paints from memory.

05/19/2019
Make edible slime

Is playing with slime still a thing? If so, here's how you can eat it.

Does this image ring a bell for any long-time Islanders? 🤔
05/19/2019

Does this image ring a bell for any long-time Islanders? 🤔

🏊🏼👙I think we all wish this dock and water slide were still here in South Beach on Staten Island.

These locals from the early 1900s knew how to beat the heat in the summer!

[Advance file photo]

Richmond County Creamery, located at 417 Forest Ave., opened its doors almost two months ago. The shop prides itself on ...
05/18/2019
It’s New: Richmond County Creamery brings vintage design to new sweet spot

Richmond County Creamery, located at 417 Forest Ave., opened its doors almost two months ago. The shop prides itself on vintage decor, throwback menu items like egg creams, and ice cream dishes named after Staten Island locations.

The West Brighton shop prides itself on vintage decor, throwback menu items and ice cream dishes named after Staten Island locations.

With strong ties to the community and a passion for helping others, Anthony Libecci has grown his Grasmere business to b...
05/18/2019
Staten Islander finds success with a top-grossing Aflac office

With strong ties to the community and a passion for helping others, Anthony Libecci has grown his Grasmere business to be named the top-grossing Aflac office in the country.

Anthony Libecci is credited with opening the first Aflac office in the borough.

The measles outbreak continues to steadily increase in the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
05/18/2019
Number of measles cases tops 800 in U.S.; outbreak continues

The measles outbreak continues to steadily increase in the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting 839 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 2000.

The college entrance exam, the SAT, will add a new “adversity score” to test results that would account for factors ...
05/18/2019
Report: SAT exam will give students ‘adversity score’

The college entrance exam, the SAT, will add a new “adversity score” to test results that would account for factors like educational or socio-economic disadvantages.

College Board announced it would add the new score to rate student hardships.

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