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Carl H. Kumpf Middle School earns Schools to Watch Redesignation

Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark was recently redesignated as a School to Watch during a banner ceremony held at the school. The event, a celebration of achievement for the entire school community, was attended by students, parents, faculty, administration, and board members. Gail Hilliard-Nelso

NJ.COM - 2017-09-23 23:44:14

'Mission kids for life' reunite and reminisce at Mount Loretto

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The cottages are gone. The soccer fields are overgrown. A sidewalk once filled with children making their way to the dining hall now leads to an empty lot. Many of the buildings used to shelter and educate thousands of New York City's poor and destitute children for nearly 100

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 12:09:27

NYC to Pay $1.25M to Family of Man Who Died in NYPD Custody

85 Submit a Complaint The family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City. Court papers show that city officials reached the deal with Ron Singleton's mother, who sued after her son's July 2014 death, The Daily News reports. The lawsuit cla

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-23 18:59:28

Cops say woman swiped clothes, toys, luggage from Target

An Arrochar woman is accused of stealing nearly $1,200 in merchandise, including clothes, books, luggage, toys, cosmetics and motor oil from the Target store in New Springville, seen in this 2015 file photo. (Staten Island Advance) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An Arrochar woman made it a day at the Target

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 17:41:22

Cops: Waiter at popular eatery skimmed off patron's credit card

Police allege a waiter at Angelina's Ristorante in Tottenville, seen in this 2017 file photo, used one customer's credit card information to pay for the dinners of other patrons who paid in cash, which he kept for himself. The restaurant cooperated in the investigation. (Staten Island Advance) STATE

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 17:13:22

SIUH 135th Charity Ball plays to a crowd of over 500 at Hilton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island University Hospital's 135th Charity Ball -- a virtual tradition since 1875 -- was staged Saturday night at the Hilton Garden Inn, the Bloomfield venue where more than 500 revelers whiled the evening away to the theme of "Havana Nights." The unique black tie affai

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 01:12:27

Jack Deitch dies; community activist helped create Greenbelt Conservancy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Jack Deitch, of Todt Hill, an attorney and staunch community activist who played a major role in establishing the Greenbelt Conservancy, died Thursday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze, after a short illness. He was 90. As an attorney, Deitch had a legal pract

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 22:37:53

Swimmer dies after being pulled from water off Jersey shore

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a swimmer pulled from the rough waters at a New Jersey shore beach has died. The 34-year-old Piscataway man was with his family at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch when he entered the water shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. But he apparently got c

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-24 11:09:00

Moving Meditation classes at First Congregational Church

Moving Meditation classes will be offered on Monday evenings from Oct. 2 to 30 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 125 Elmer Street in Westfield. A suggested donation of $15-$20 will benefit the Waysharers, an outreach program for adults with developmental disabilities. Moving Me

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 12:53:06

Watch: 'So You Think You Can Dance's' Tyce Diorio teaches Staten Island dance class

Tyce Diorio and the students and faculty of Brandy's Dance Unique. (Staten Island Advance/Tracey Porpora) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- You would think that a famous choreographer like Tyce Diorio -- known for his work on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" -- would spend all this time working with celebrit

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 11:02:33

5050 Skatepark hosts Staten Island Ferry art fundraiser

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- 5050 Skatepark wished the Staten Island Ferry a happy 200th birthday by holding a fundraiser for a local hospital Saturday night in Stapleton. The free event offered live music, food and featured dozens of paintings and photographs of Staten Island's iconic boat -- which were

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 14:05:20

Staten Island Home of the Week: 1910 Queen Anne, West Brighton, $940K

Staten Island, N.Y. -- This Queen Anne home, located at 400 Bard Ave. in West Brighton, is "set back from the street in the midst of a 12,000 sq-ft lot." It is priced at $939,900. "Manicured grounds contain a variety of plants, shrubbery, and a vegetable garden. A large wrap-around porch leads to a

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

Where to find lowest gas prices on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Summer travel season may officially be over, but saving a few bucks on gas is never outdated. While the average price of gas in New York City is $2.88 for a gallon of regular, according to the consumer-driven, crowd-sourcing website GasBuddy.com, Staten Island motorists can d

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 12:05:51

6 best bets for Staten Island Sunday: Sept. 24

Charlie & Co. take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at the St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St. Tickets are $39, $59 and $79 at the box office (718-442-2900) and Ticketmaster.com. Check out StGeorgeTheatre.com or email info@sgtr.org for more information about this other upcoming shows at the ven

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Traffic reported on several Staten Island bridges, highways

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If you are looking to get off Staten Island Saturday afternoon, you might want to allow some extra time. Delays are being reported on several bridges and highways. There are backups on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge heading toward Brooklyn due to volume on the Belt Parkway, acco

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 16:40:00

2 Staten Island men face sex assault, trafficking charges in Vermont

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Two Staten Island men were busted for allegedly sexually assaulting a juvenile in Vermont, authorities said. Harry Williams, 41, and Kenneth Johnson, 58, allegedly had sex with the minor in exchange for money and drugs between April and May, according to Vermont State Police.

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 16:04:58

370 Hoe Ave., Scotch Plains - Condo Alternative - $325,000

Welcome Home to this 3 bedroom, 2 full bath Colonial in Scotch Plains! A great Condo Alternative! The large, bright living room is open to the dining area, with a nice size kitchen and full bath completing the first floor. All 3 bedrooms and another full bath are on the second floor. The huge fenced

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-23 23:59:59

Union County Daughters of Ireland Raise More Than $3,500 with Cranford Bar Crawl

The Union County Daughters of Ireland aim to raise money for a scholarship to be given to a young woman of Irish descent from Union County.Credits: Kate Mooney The Union County Daughters of Ireland aim to raise money for a scholarship to be given to a young woman of Irish descent from Union County.C

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-23 17:48:00

Cranford moves toward banning puppy, kitten sales

Photo by Jenny Goldberg The Township of Cranford has introduced an ordinance that would effectively prohibt the sales of puppies and kittens within the municipality. CRANFORD, NJ - Despite Gov. Chris Christie vetoing state legislation in May that would have effectively banned pet stores from selling

UNIONNEWSDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 20:01:57

TAPinto Franklin Township Week in Review: Affordability Summit, Women Leaders, Somerset Man Injured & More

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Did you miss any of this week's top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: Hundreds of women and a handful of men gathered Friday at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset, to find out the secret to unlocking the C-suite. Franklin Township: Women Business Leaders Forum,

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 03:22:00