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DOT Plans to Cut Down on Pedestrian Deaths in Staten Island

The city plans to reduce speeding and give pedestrians more time to cross streets without cars.

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83 People Arrested as Thousands Protest Eric Garner Decision

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets, many headed for the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

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Staten Island Half Marathon Brings Street Closures Sunday

Several streets will be closed 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for the 13.1-mile race.

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Major Improvements Needed Before Tourists Flock to Staten Island, Says CB1

Community Board 1 is expecting tourists to visit the New York Wheel.

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Man Who Filmed Eric Garner Chokehold Busted for Gun Possession, Police Say

Ramsey Orta, who filmed Eric Garner's fatal arrest, hid a gun in a teen girl's waistband, police said.

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Bus Commuters Push MTA to Restore Express Service From Staten Island

Assemblywoman Malliotakis and State Sen. Savino called on the agency to restore the line cut in 2010.

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City Plans to Repair Sculpture and Pedestrian Bridge on Staten Island

The city will repair the Siah Armajani Lighthouse structure and bridge built in 1996.

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Organic Wine Store Brings Purest Vintages to Staten Island

Honor Wines, which opened in November, focuses on selling organic wines from small vineyards.

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Homebrewers Raise a Glass to Medical Staff Who Helped Sandy Victims

Pour Standards, a Staten Island homebrewing club, is hosting a Dec. 23 benefit for hospital workers.

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Residents Fear New York Wheel Will Hurt Staten Island Commutes

At a civic association meeting, residents expressed concern that the wheel will back up traffic.

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Police Hunt for Alleged Attackers in Brutal Staten Island Beating

Police said two men attacked a 33-year-old and left him in the street, where he was hit by a car.

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City to Turn Former Staten Island Coast Guard Station Into Cultural Space

The city is seeking proposals to turn an old Coast Guard building in St. George into a cultural facility.