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John Singleton, who made history with 1991's "Boyz n the Hood" as the youngest person and first African American ever no...
04/29/2019
John Singleton, Pioneering Director Of 'Boyz N The Hood,' Dies At 51

John Singleton, who made history with 1991's "Boyz n the Hood" as the youngest person and first African American ever nominated for a best director Oscar, died Monday. (Via NPR)

The 1991 film earned him two Oscar nods and a spot in history as the youngest person and first African American ever nominated for best director. Singleton died in Los Angeles after a stroke.

The New York Police Department is disputing a report that some of its officers covered up the 2015 crash of a vehicle in...
04/29/2019
NYPD disputes report of 2015 mayoral vehicle crash cover-up

The New York Police Department is disputing a report that some of its officers covered up the 2015 crash of a vehicle in which the mayor was riding.

NYPD spokesman Phillip Walzak says the department determined that it was at fault for the crash.

04/29/2019
'The Most Oldest Restaurant' on Staten Island

All three of these business owners are friends. And all three of them have jokes.

Shane tries to figure out which local restaurant is the oldest between Liedy's, Killmeyer's and Basilio Inn.

#TheMost

Follow our food page on Instagram: @wherestatenislandeats ... and if you're a member of the group, thank you!
04/29/2019

Follow our food page on Instagram: @wherestatenislandeats ... and if you're a member of the group, thank you!

04/29/2019
CBS This Morning

A retirement home, but for homeless, elderly dogs: (Via CBS This Morning)

This isn't a typical retirement home for seniors – it's one for homeless, elderly dogs who are now spending their golden years in comfort ❤️️ https://cbsn.ws/2II2cLz

As each Passover season is commemorated, those of the Jewish faith mark the Annual Bread Burning or Biur Chometz, a trad...
04/29/2019
Staten Island’s Sanit, FDNY and NYPD team with Jewish council to commemorate Passover

As each Passover season is commemorated, those of the Jewish faith mark the Annual Bread Burning or Biur Chometz, a tradition organized by the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations Security Committee.

As each Passover season is celebrated, those of the Jewish faith mark the Annual Bread Burning/Biur Chometz, an tradition organized by the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations Security Committee

The company initiated the recall due to the potential that the heat wrap could include cells that have a higher cell tem...
04/29/2019
ThermaCare heat wraps recalled for possible burn risk

The company initiated the recall due to the potential that the heat wrap could include cells that have a higher cell temperature than specified, the FDA said.

Pfizer is recalling one lot of its ThermaCare Back Pain Therapy HeatWraps because they could get hotter than expected.

Some Staten Island residents are arguing that a new city proposal will remove opportunities for public input on proposed...
04/29/2019
Special district proposal raises concerns about overdevelopment

Some Staten Island residents are arguing that a new city proposal will remove opportunities for public input on proposed developments in their neighborhood, claiming it will allow for denser residential areas.

Special Natural Resources District would streamline rules for development.

04/29/2019

Now that you've had a night to sleep on it, what are your SPOILER-FREE thoughts of the Battle of Winterfell on "Game of Thrones"? (REMINDER: Please keep it spoiler-free.)

A vehicle flipped over the center median on Richmond Avenue in Graniteville Sunday afternoon, forcing emergency responde...
04/28/2019
Overturned vehicle in Graniteville leaves one injured

A vehicle flipped over the center median on Richmond Avenue in Graniteville Sunday afternoon, forcing emergency responders to remove the injured driver from the vehicle.

The injured individual was transported to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, an FDNY spokesman said.

College of Staten Island sports teams play for a cause.
04/28/2019
College of Staten Island baseball team falls to Drew on a night for a cause

College of Staten Island sports teams play for a cause.

The Dolphins' baseball program celebrated its 15th Annual Grace Hillery Breast Cancer Awareness Night, raising over $4,000 for several organizations on behalf of three distinguished honorees, cancer survivors Dawn Cottone, Jackie Tripodi, and Katherine Gaglione.

More than 1,000 cyclists rode through some of Staten Island’s most scenic places for the Tour de Staten Island on Sund...
04/28/2019
Cyclists ride through borough for Tour de Staten Island

More than 1,000 cyclists rode through some of Staten Island’s most scenic places for the Tour de Staten Island on Sunday.

Cyclists rode through Staten Island's most beautiful places for the Tour de Staten Island.

Binge-watching our favorite shows is taking the place of more romantic activities, a recent study shows, and procreation...
04/28/2019
Is binge-watching Netflix killing ‘the mood'?

Binge-watching our favorite shows is taking the place of more romantic activities, a recent study shows, and procreation may be taking a hit.

A new study suggests that watching our favorite shows leaves little time for romance and fertility rates are dropping.

The city Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) has released its examination schedule for May.
04/28/2019
NYC releases civil service exam schedule for May

The city Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) has released its examination schedule for May.

Open, competitive, computer-based tests will be administered throughout the month.

National Grid crews are continuing work Sunday afternoon on a residential block in New Dorp where a gas main was leaking...
04/28/2019
National Grid: 2 leaks found in gas main under New Dorp street

National Grid crews are continuing work Sunday afternoon on a residential block in New Dorp where a gas main was leaking in two places, according to a spokesman for the utility company.

National Grid received calls at about 8 a.m. reporting a gas odor in the area of 18 Maplewood Place in New Dorp.

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