The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said none of the money from toll increases will be used for the World Trade Center. But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave that as a reason for the increase.
Staten Island was promised more than a hundred years ago that we’d have a subway link to Brooklyn. A recent survey by the Staten Island Advance indicates that people, not surprisingly, are wondering what’s going on with that.
A sting of 118 shops throughout the city included six on Staten Island, charged with selling liquor to underage volunteer decoys who were working with authorities.
A pack of cigarettes in a bodega costs more than $10. But if you buy tobacco at Island Smokes and use their cigarette-rolling machines, you dodge the cigarette tax, and a pack is less than $5. City officials aren’t buying it.
Police said they found a teenager from Pennsylvania walking around near PS 14 with a sawed-off shotgun in a bag. It led them to wonder what the plan was, that day.
As is usually the case, the leaders in charge of writing bills to police the Internet are old and out-of-touch with the digital reality. The Stop Internet Piracy Act, currently being debated by the House of Representatives, is no different.
Dozens of passengers missed the 2:30 p.m. ferry from St. George by mere seconds Wednesday, after suffering delays on the Staten Island Railway – and the guard wouldn’t hold up the ferry for them. That’s when things turned ugly.
Want to avoid evicted by a police officer at your local Occupy Wall Street protest like this guy? Here are five suggestions for how you can improve your position in light of today’s troubling news. Spoiler Alert: Taking a shower tops the list.
With the recent, sudden toll hike, Staten Island may no longer be a competitive business locale for construction, trucking or anything else that requires hauling materials back and forth. Some companies are just picking up and leaving.
Will we remember Joe Paterno like we see him here, riding high, celebrating another victory? In light of the recent Penn State scandal, the answer might be “no.” If he had known when to quit, he wouldn’t be lumped in with these local guys…