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  1. Donald Trump Elected King of Staten IslandEarly returns have revealed the existence of a small island — just off the coast of Manhattan — populated entirely by fans of Donald Trump.
  2. Babysitter Charged With Torturing Staten Island Toddler to DeathAnthony Delgado was 16 months old.
  3. Innovation
    NYC Pizzerias Debut Delivery Boxes Made From Staten Island TrashSo you think about recycling while scarfing down that pie.
  4. Almost 200 Firefighters Are Battling Staten Island Brush FireThere are reports of smoke in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
  5. print is dead
    Staten Island Newspaper Reminds Readers to Vote After the Election Is OverAn ad for the Staten Island DA’s race encouraged candidates to “vote tomorrow” on Election Day.
  6. fuhgettaboutit
    What Hollywood Gets Right (and So Wrong) About Staten IslandThe ferry runs all night, Carrie Bradshaw.
  7. elections
    Prosecutor in Eric Garner Case Is Staten Island’s New CongressmanVoters found a less controversial candidate to replace Michael Grimm.
  8. school daze
    Staten Island Woman Might Have Threatened to Blow Up Her Daughter’s School Because the girl failed a test. 
  9. sad things
    Fire Destroys Staten Island Eric Garner Memorial Garner’s family believes it was arson, though the NYPD disagrees.
  10. The Rap Group That Witnessed Eric Garner’s DeathThe Rising Sun All Stars’ struggle to deal with the aftermath.
  11. oh congress!
    Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm to Plead Guilty to Tax EvasionHe was just reelected to the House in November.
  12. eric garner
    Judge Recuses Himself From Garner ProceedingsHis wife is on the board of the hospital whose EMTs responded to the incident.
  13. News
    Defonte’s Will Open in Staten Island This WeekendNicky Specials are headed to Stapleton.
  14. shut it down
    Protesters Shut Down Staten Island Expressway“Shut it down.”
  15. new york’s finest
    Extremely ‘Specific’ Information About Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Released Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan’s request didn’t reveal much at all.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    Grand Jury’s Decision on Eric Garner Case Expected Very SoonAs soon as today.
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Grand Jury Decision on Garner Case Due SoonAccording to the Associated Press.
  18. Staten Island
    Restaurant Sort of Apologizes for Serving a ‘Roofie Colada’“For the record, you know there aren’t any date rape drugs in the dessert right?”
  19. thanksgiving turkeys
    Staten Island Wild Turkeys Get Early PardonThis isn’t what “going to live on a farm upstate” usually means.
  20. protests
    Thousands Show Up to Protest Death of Eric Garner The demonstration wrapped up without any arrests or serious incidents. 
  21. crime and punishment
    Michael Brown, Eric Garner Deaths to Grand JuryCharges could come, eventually, in Ferguson and Staten Island.
  22. Reefer Madness
    A ‘Billion’ Oysters May Help Protect Staten Island from Future“They reduce water velocity, they reduce erosion of the shoreline and they reduce the height and intensity of the waves.”
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Wife of Man Who Filmed Eric Garner Video Also ArrestedA few days after her husband.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Medical Examiner Says That NYPD Chokehold Killed Eric Garner And ruled his death a homicide.
  25. new york’s finest
    The Other ‘Accidental’ Death Haunting Staten Island’s 120th PrecinctA police review board recommends disciplinary action for the officers involved.
  26. new york’s finest
    NYPD Report: Eric Garner Not in ‘Great Distress’One officer said she “believed she heard the perpetrator state that he was having difficulty breathing.”
  27. controversies
    EMS Workers Called to Help Eric Garner Now Suspended Without PayThey had previously been placed on modified duty.
  28. How Anonymous Cops Online Are Reacting to the Death of Eric GarnerThe ugly, racist, frustrated, and defensive comments.
  29. new york’s finest
    Cop Who Choked Garner Stripped of Badge and GunAnd another horrifying video of Eric Garner’s death emerges.
  30. bill de blasio’s new york
    Outrage Mounts Over NYPD Chokehold DeathMayor de Blasio briefly postponed his vacation to look into the incident.
  31. Representative Michael Grimm Seeks Staffer Willing to ‘Live on the Edge’Or pretty much anyone.
  32. scary things
    West Nile Virus Is BackInfected mosquitoes were found in Staten Island and Queens.
  33. kids today
    Staten Island Teens Go Crazy for (Allegedly) Corrupt CongressmanRepresentative Michael Grimm stopped by a sweet-16 party.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hospital Pharmacist Had a Convenient Side Hustle Stealing and selling tons of painkillers.
  35. shootings
    Police Fire at Hummer on Verrazano BridgeThey’re still looking for the driver.
  36. crimes and misdemeanors
    Staten Island Man Stole Bus Because He Wanted to Drive a BusNot the worst reason.
  37. very sad things
    At Least 34 Injured in Huge Staten Island FireA few heroes among them. 
  38. staten island man
    Representative Michael Grimm Reportedly Banned From FBI Offices, for Some ReasonThe indicted Staten Island congressman worked at the agency for years.
  39. staten island man
    Staten Island Republican Michael Grimm Has Turned Himself In [Updated]He’s been charged with all kinds of fraud, perjury, and obstruction.
  40. school daze
    Staten Island Tweens Hospitalized After Getting Caught Drinking at SchoolThe old vodka-in-an-iced-tea-bottle trick.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Octogenarian Shoots Grandson and Grandson’s Girlfriend in Murder-Suicide The grandson survived.
  42. neighborhood news
    Staten Island Is the Unhealthiest BoroughHold the jokes, maybe.
  43. gaffes
    Michael Grimm Has Some Advice for Bill de BlasioRemember “break you in half”?
  44. bill de blasio’s new york
    Staten Island Groundhog Predicts More Winter After Being Dropped by De BlasioSo much for improved mayor-groundhog relations.
  45. Pizzagate
    De Blasio’s Pizza Fork Can Soon Be YoursThe saga continues with a charity auction.
  46. The Future
    Bitcoin Now Accepted at Staten Island Wine StoreIt’s all about having options.
  47. ink-stained wretches
    Staten Island Newspaper Finds Mean TweetsCan this be true?
  48. Faster Food
    Staten Island Wendy’s Locations Accept E-ZPass in Drive-through LanesPort Authority and the MTA are giving it a Frosty reception, though.
  49. staten island
    The Most Romantic Marriage Proposal at a Staten Island Best Buy Ever of All TimeForever and always.
  50. Gone Wild
    Staten Islanders May Get Local Wild Turkey for ThanksgivingThe USDA will determine if the turkeys are safe to eat.
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