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Bayonne Bridge to remain open Memorial Day weekend

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 14:06
The Bayonne Bridge will remain open for Memorial Day weekend. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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Milling, paving schedule for Staten Island streets next week

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:41
The Department of Transportation will conduct paving and milling efforts on area streets next week, starting Tuesday. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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Holiday exodus spurs traffic jam on Staten Island Expressway

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:32
The Staten Island Expressway is jammed with traffic for on Friday morning with commuters and people heading to their Memorial Day weekend destinations. Maura Grunlund | grunlund@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mgrunlun/index.html
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Rainy Friday with slight chance of flooding tonight

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:05
Friday will mark a relatively warm, but wet, start to the Memorial Day weekend. Maura Grunlund | grunlund@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mgrunlun/index.html
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Advance historic page from March 17, 1961: Open letter to assemblyman

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:00
Today's archive page is from March 17, 1961. Thomas Erik Bascome | tbascome@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tbascome/index.html
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Hurricane season could be above average this year

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:42
Forecasters are predicting an "above-normal" 2017 hurricane season. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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Reconstruction of Sandy-damaged Wolfe's Pond Park playground begins

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:00
Reconstruction of Sandy-damaged Wolfe's Pond Park playground has begun. Thomas Erik Bascome | tbascome@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tbascome/index.html
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Alabama executes Tommy Arthur for murder-for-hire; final words: 'I'm sorry I failed you'

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 06:20
On Feb. 1, 1982, police found Troy Wicker Jr., of Muscle Shoals, shot to death in his bed -- a gunshot wound to his right eye. Kent Faulk | kfaulk@al.com http://connect.silive.com/user/krfaulk/index.html
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Greg Gianforte wins Montana House race, then apologizes to reporter for attack

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 05:07
Republican Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana's sole U.S. House seat a day after being charged with assaulting a reporter. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html
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Conservative gets GOP backing to challenge Debi Rose

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 02:28
Michael Penrose, a Conservative, got a Wilson-Pakula waiver from the Republicans to give him its party line. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Malliotakis gets Staten Island GOP backing in mayor's race

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 02:01
Paul Massey has the endorsement of Queens and Bronx parties. Manhattan and Brooklyn have not announced who they're endorsing. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Police release surveillance footage of man sought in connection to armed robbery of Concord deli

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:39
Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man sought for questioning in connection to Monday's armed robbery of a Concord deli. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Free ride to college offered to son of Charleston fire victim

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:30
The Connecticut school where a teacher -- who died in a Charleston fire -- worked, has agreed to cover his son's tuition should he choose to attend the school. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Bills could curb haphazard development on Staten Island

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:26
The Council voted to reform the Board of Standards and Appeals, which has significant power over neighborhood development. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:23
In a 10-3 vote, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the ban likely violates the Constitution. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/siapnews/index.html
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MTA commits $4M for West Shore light rail study

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:57
The 13-mile route would carry commuters over the Bayonne Bridge to connect with NJ Transit's Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Staten Islander appointed to Commission on Human Rights

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:53
Todt Hill resident and Sikh leader Gurdev Singh Kang is also a member of Staten Island Community Board 2. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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'It's become routine to look out the window' -- Car thefts up 30 percent in the 121st Precinct

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:49
Police have seen a 30 percent increase of reported grand larceny auto in the 121st precinct so far this year. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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Delays reported on Staten Island Expressway, West Shore

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:18
Traffic backed up from Verrazano to Goethals. Eddie DAnna | danna@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/eadanna/index.html
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Local lawmakers: From disability awareness to honoring Holocaust survivor

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:09
A recap of what some area lawmakers have been up to recently. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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