The ferry will run every 30 minutes from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on New Year's Day.
The new service would provide visitors better access to St George's waterfront.
The city transportation and emergeny services officials were unware of any injuries.
The bill will increase Staten Island Ferry service to every half hour starting in 2015.
A bill to increase service to every half-hour was approved by the city's Transportation Committee.
The theater company will host free performances of Shakespeare's last play, "The Tempest."
Council members will introduce a bill to make the Staten Island Ferry run every 30 minutes next week.
Mario Esposito Jr. wants to get a ferry named after his dad, who served as Staten Island's county clerk.
Seastreak LLC has had at least 11 incidents involving its fleet over the past decade.
At the first public meeting for the New York Wheel, residents complained about the loss of their view.
Ferry service to and from the devastated borough began Friday at noon.
Rep. Michael Grimm asked that a new boat be named after the former mayor.
The work of Jay Fine is now on display at the Bowling Green 4/5 station.
The proposed outlet mall would rise near Staten Island's ferry terminal and planned Ferris wheel.
The city is looking to replace three of its largest Staten Island Ferries and modify three others.
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