Staten Island’s politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week.
Flocks of birds are menacing residents on Staten Island and may be causing health and safety issues. Residents want the birds removed, but unharmed.
Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.
Wild turkeys have been a nuisance for sometime in the Ocean Breeze section of the borough and elected officials are now looking to relocate the turkeys to new homes.
State Sen. Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis are leading the effort to reduce the $15 toll for frequent bridge users from Brooklyn. The toll for E-ZPass tagholders is $10.66 per trip.
Under New York law, the state defends elected officials who acted in their official capacity.
Congress was scheduled to vote on a $51 billion federal storm aid package. But objections to so-called pork making its way into the original measure have led House Republicans to draft their own $17 billion package.
Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
How do you end political bickering between a New York democratic state senator and republican assemblywoman from Staten Island? One word: Snooki.
In the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.