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New Dorp »

Dems Select Former Congressman Michael McMahon to Run for Staten Island DA

Michael McMahon was chosen to stand to replace Daniel Donovan as District Attorney.

New Dorp »

Michael Grimm to Resign From Congress After Pleading Guilty to Fraud

The Republican congressman announced he would resign from his post on Jan. 5.

Great Kills »

Michael Grimm Leads Polls Heading into Election Day, Despite Indictment

Congressman Michael Grimm was confident as he went into election day against opponent Domenic Recchia.

Upper East Side »

16-Year-Olds Take Step Closer to Serving on Community Boards

A committee resolution to let 16- and 17-year-olds serve will now go before the full City Council.

South Beach »

Bill Aims to Prevent Tolls on City Highways

A bill was introduced to prevent future tolls on NYC highways.

Ocean Breeze »

Staten Island Legislators Want You to Host Wild Turkey Flock

Several elected officials issued a public plea to find space to relocate the rest of the turkeys.

Willowbrook »

Budget Deal Gives $750G to Fund Research into Developmental Disabilities

The budget agreement secures 24 jobs at a Staten Island research center.

Charleston »

Former Staten Island Prison to Become Movie Studio

The Arthur Kill Correctional Facility will be transformed into a movie studio by Broadway Stages.

Bloomfield »

Unholy War of Words Breaks Out as Staten Island Pol Calls Atheists Hateful

The group, American Atheists, hit back by posting a Christmas ad on the Goethals Bridge.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Pols Call on Mayoral Candidates to Stop I.S. 2 Co-Location

Elected officials have called on mayoral candidates to join their opposition to the co-location.

New Springville »

Speed Camera at Confusing Staten Island Junction to Be Taken Down

The bus lane camera will be removed after it was accused of trapping motorists.

New Springville »

Motorists Being Trapped by Speed Camera at Confusing SI Junction, Pols Say

Politicians called on the DOT to remove the camera at a traffic light in New Springville.

Oakwood »

Cuomo Nearly Doubles Number of Sandy-Damaged Homes Eligible for Buyouts

The expansion brings the total number of homes eligible for a pre-storm value buyout to 300.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island Sandy Volunteers Honored by State Pols

Lorenzo Hodges, William Burdick and Tom Cunsolo were awarded for their recovery efforts.

New Dorp & South Beach »

Sandy Task Force Issues Findings

The State Senate Task Force on Sandy issued 10 recommendations to aid storm recovery.