Police were seeking two suspects Wednesday, after a 91-year-old woman lost $6,000 in a pigeon drop scam on Staten Island last month.
Last Thursday, at least two murals were tagged with anti-semitic and hateful messages, according to the NYPD.
Vandalism on Staten Island has turned up in the form of hateful messages on outdoor works of art.
The family, all 16 of them, has gathered in New Dorp for the Christmas tradition for decades.
A mysterious black-and-white wedding photo album that was carried by floodwaters to a driveway on Staten Island has been reunited with its owners.
Black-and-white images from the past were found by victims of Superstorm Sandy on Staten Island, in the chaotic days after the destructive storm nearly two years ago.
While sidewalks have been left slushy and slick, most main roads have been cleared. But that is not the case in every neighborhood – particularly on Staten Island.
On Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg toured the site at Crescent Beach on Tuesday where the 2,000 foot long berm is going in.
A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.
The New Dorp Small Business Development Center opened Monday to help small businesses who couldn’t take the time commuting to the other center.
Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.
When darkness sets in on Wavecrest Street in New Dorp, people say squatters make their move – crashing empty homes wrecked by the hurricane.
The first installment of federal aid for Superstorm Sandy victims will go for grants to homeowners and businesses. But some victims say Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to get the money flowing by spring or early summer isn’t fast enough.
Tri-State Area residents began the weekend in lingering bitter cold, as the temperature still refuses to climb out of the 20s, and the wind chill continues to make it feel much colder.
It’s hard to believe there are still people living in tents three months after the storm made landfall, but that is what’s happening in New Dorp.