The event, dubbed “We Will Not Go Back,” began around 12 p.m. at 204 Bay St. across from Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island, where 43-year-old Garner was killed.
With so many people pouring into a small section of Staten Island for Saturday’s march and rally over the death of Eric Garner, there was concern from some businesses and residents over the crowds.
No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.
The NYPD announced the following street closures for the “We Will Not Go Back” march and rally for Eric Garner on Staten Island Saturday.
More than 100 supporters were on hand on Thursday for a vigil to honor NYPD officers killed in the line of duty outside of a stationhouse in New Dorp.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.
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.
A Staten Island man whose company imports cigars into New York state was accused Tuesday of failing to pay more than $6.1 million in state taxes.
The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”
Police on Tuesday released a surveillance video of suspect allegedly spraying anti-Semitic graffiti in front of a Staten Island school.
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.
The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.
Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.
Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.
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