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Wilbur the pig to star in documentary film

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:25
Wilbur the pig has won the attention of New York City film student and documentary filmmaker Shuonan (Liam) Liu. Susan Lunny Keag | skeag@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/skeag/index.html
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'It was just tragic,' says husband of New Brighton woman fatally struck in Rossville

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:05
Peggy Diaz, 52, of West Brighton was hard-working mother who enjoyed reading, music, poetry and knitting, the family said. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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State bill would exempt IDNYC records from FOIL requests

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:01
The state Assembly passed a bill that would protect those records from freedom of information laws. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Latest Staten Island forecast increases snow prediction for Thursday

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 21:00
National Weather Service issues winter storm warning. Eddie DAnna | danna@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/eadanna/index.html
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5-cent city bag fee is blocked by state Legislature

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:56
Unless Cuomo steps in to veto the state pols work this week, New York City's five-cent bag fee is dead for at least one year. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Annual Readers are Leaders challenge kicks off at PS 38

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:45
Borough President James Oddo kicked off the 2017 "Readers are Leaders" borough-wide challenge on Tuesday at PS 38. Thomas Erik Bascome | tbascome@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tbascome/index.html
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Cars may cost up to $17,000 more with Trump's border tax

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:27
Will you pay a higher price for your car if the proposed border tax is enacted? Tracey Porpora | porpora@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tporpora/index.html
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Amber Alert update: Cops find father, daughter, 2, in the Bronx

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:11
Johnny Woo, 45, was apprehended on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, police said. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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Despite Trump's controversial start, his Staten Island supporters like what they see

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 18:43
While his critics protest and file lawsuits,, President Trump's supporters are elated; he's doing what he said he would. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Assembly passes "sanctuary state" bill; state Senate won't

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 18:26
While the Assembly passed a bill Monday to make New York a "sanctuary state," a bill in the Senate won't pass. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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How they work: Amber alerts and other emergency messages

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 18:11
How do those important alerts work? And how can you turn them off? Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/siapnews/index.html
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Send a Valentine's Day message to service members

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 18:10
Mike Allen, owner of Postal Connections, is participating in the Send Your Love Program by collecting notes of thanks to service members serving around the world. Stephanie Slepian | slepian@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/sslepian/index.html
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DeVos confirmed as Education secretary as Pence breaks tie

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 17:50
Two Republicans joined Democrats in the unsuccessful effort to derail the nomination of the wealthy Republican donor. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/siapnews/index.html
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Amber Alert issued after Staten Island girl, 2, is taken

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 17:03
Police are searching for Johnny Woo after he allegedly took his 2-year-old daughter from Willowbrook Tuesday morning, police said. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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Found on Staten Island: 7 species of woodpeckers

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 15:59
Seven species of woodpeckers have been seen on Staten Island. Down, hairy and red-bellied woodpeckers and the northern flicker are the most often observed members of the woodpecker family. Red-headed woodpeckers, yellow-bellied sapsuckers and pileated woodpeckers have also been seen... Clay Wollney | For the Staten Island Advance http://connect.silive.com/user/cwollney/index.html
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Big Ang's cousin nabbed for allegedly shoplifting steaks

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:38
Sallyann Lombardi, a cousin of 'Mob Wives' star Big Ang, was arrested for shoplifting steaks from ShopRite in Graniteville, according to police. Maura Grunlund | grunlund@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mgrunlun/index.html
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Do we need more checks on executive power?

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:00
After signing 22 executive orders in the first two weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump has some worried that the president is too powerful. The Tylt http://connect.silive.com/user/TheTylt/index.html
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Senate ties up DeVos vote, but confirmation of Trump's education secretary could come Tuesday

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:59
The Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to confirm Betsy DeVos as U.S Secretary of Education. Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/dlore/index.html
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3 to 6 inches of snow predicted for Thursday; could impact commute

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:26
After record warmth Wednesday, Staten Island could get 3 to 6 inches of snow on Thursday. Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/dlore/index.html
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Advance historic page from Jan. 18, 1958: 11-year-old wins top city award

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:00
Today's archive page is from Jan. 18, 1958. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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