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Teen sentenced as adult in Cloves Lakes Park mugging

10 hours 52 min ago
Teen Samuel Russell was sentenced as an adult to four years in prison stemming from a series of knifepoint muggings last year in and around Clove Lakes Park and other locations. Frank Donnelly | fdonnelly@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/sifdonnelly/index.html
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Report: Deadly bacterial virus found in dogs in New Jersey

12 hours 38 min ago
Owners are advised to be aware of symptoms of a potentially deadly disease that has been reported in dogs in New Jersey. Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/dlore/index.html
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Should we eradicate mosquitoes?

12 hours 53 min ago
Most people are all for getting rid of mosquitoes, but scientists caution eradication would likely lead to unintended consequences. The Tylt http://connect.silive.com/user/TheTylt/index.html
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Smelly story: Boy wins annual 'rotten sneaker' contest

13 hours 33 min ago
Connor Slocumbe, a 12-year-old from Alaska, is the winner of the "Smelliest Sole" contest sponsored by Odor-Eaters Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/dlore/index.html
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Advance historic page from May 29, 1943: Banner to honor those in armed forces

13 hours 53 min ago
Today's archive page is from May 29, 1943. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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Staten Island Ferry ride is free, but costing taxpayers more

14 hours 53 min ago
The cost per Staten Island Ferry rider was $5.87 in 2016. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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Woman sought for questioning in connection to assault at Staten Island Mall

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 02:42
Police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman sought for questioning in connection to an assault that occurred at the Staten Island Mall in February. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Police respond to reported shots fired in New Brighton

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:32
Police responded to a report of shots fired in New Brighton Sunday evening. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Union strikes against Spectrum over pension and medical plans

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:26
Members of Local Union No. 3 say the elimination of contributions into the workers' pension, medical plans is one of the main reasons for the strike. Susan Lunny Keag | skeag@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/skeag/index.html
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8 years after brutal murder, Sen. Savino still fighting to pass 'Caroline's Law'

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:12
Bill passes in state Senate for seventh consecutive year. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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Staten Island heroin bust nabs prior offenders

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:02
They weren't major players over the course of a 10-month undercover drug operation in 2016, but these six individuals helped facilitate the sale of the deadly narcotic. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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S.I. man pleads to string of Queens commercial break-ins

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:54
A Staten Island man plead guilty Tuesday to a string of Queens commercial break-ins, according to a media release from the office of Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Police seek man for questioning in connection to robbery at West Brighton deli

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:45
The alleged incident occurred at the Gourmet Deli Corp. on Richmond Terrace, police said. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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Turkey busts through N.J. family's windshield; cops blame mating season

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 21:30
The family suffered minor cuts. However, the turkey died. Mark D. Stein | stein@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mdstein/index.html
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Accident causing minor delays on westbound Staten Island Expressway

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:13
There is stop and go traffic from Exit 5 to Victory Boulevard. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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$55M boost in Cuomo budget for workers who aid disabled

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:10
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the funding to support Direct Support Professionals. Kristin F. Dalton | kdalton@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/KristinDalton/index.html
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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:46
President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/siapnews/index.html
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NYPD helps collect donated furniture for Mariners Harbor youths

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 19:34
Police officers from Precinct 121 worked alongside members of the Mariners Harbor Community Center to collect donated furniture from the Nicotra Group LLC. Kathleen Thieme http://connect.silive.com/user/KThieme/index.html
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Heroin indictment reveals wheelings, dealings of alleged S.I. peddler

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:27
The life of a neighborhood heroin dealer on Staten Island involves a lot of planning, multiple drivers, arguments with suppliers and the constant risk of going to jail, according to a recent criminal indictment. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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Feds threaten millions in funding cuts to NYC for being 'sanctuary city'

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:30
Legislation from 2014 limits New York City's cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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