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About 80 turkeys are believed to be living in Dongan Hills, Staten Island.  (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Neighborhood Overrun By Turkeys

Dongan Hills resident Barbara Laing said about 60 turkeys call her maple tree home, and her family keeps busy cleaning up after them.


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Twenty-Five Wild Turkeys From Staten Island Headed For Hudson Valley Animal Sanctuary

The Staten Island Advance reports that the birds will be transported upstate by the same U.S. Department of Agriculture unit that rounded up some of their brethren and sent them to a slaughterhouse last month.


Jawara Henry

Supervisor At Staten Island Psychiatric Center Charged In Death Of Autistic Patient Jawara Henry

The Staten Island district attorney’s office said Erik Stanley, of Middletown, N.J., pleaded not guilty Wednesday. He has also been charged with endangering the patient’s welfare.