Bayonne Bridge opens all lanes
1 week ago

A drive over the newly opened Bayonne Bridge from New Jersey to Staten Island. ( Video by Jan Somma-Hammel, Music courtesy Bensounds.com)

The Island Coffee Shop
2 weeks ago

Long time business owner in Castleton Corners says community is like family.

4 firefighters injured in fatal Staten Island fire
2 weeks ago

A civilian woman died and four firefighters were injured in a house fire in Port Richmond, according to police and fire sources. The woman, thought to be in her ...

Vintage Staten Island: Memories of 'old' New Dorp
1 year ago

Fred Delise of Technical Car Services remembers New Dorp fondly.

Grandma vs. Sicilian pizza: Do you know the difference?
1 year ago

Which is which? Find out here! Just in case there was a shred of doubt remaining, rest assured that Staten Islanders know their pizza. We went out to two local ...

Emergency officials rope off Forest Ave. after crash in  Graniteville
2 weeks ago

The incident, which appeared to involve a scooter, occurred at Forest and Trantor Place.

The legacy of the land at the College of Staten Island
2 months ago

Dr. William Fritz, president of the College of Staten Island gives insight to the legacy of the land the college stands on today. (Staten Island Advance/Jan ...

Resurrection Cemetery is the final resting place for Angela "Big Ang" Raiola
3 years ago

Family and friends gather at Staten Island's Resurrection Cemetery to say good-bye to Angela "Big Ang" Raiola. (Video/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Case of 1994 murder convict claiming innocence continued
1 week ago

Family frustrated about delay in bid to overturn 25-year-old murder conviction.

Vintage Staten Island: Port Richmond shop has been here since 1931
9 months ago

Nat's Mens Shop has found it's niche for over eighty years. (Video/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Firefighters battle blaze in Tompkinsville
4 weeks ago

Fire at Victory Boulevard home sends smoke billowing into the sky.

Sandy Ground: Among NYC's oldest African-American communities
1 month ago

Sandy Ground Historical Society executive director gives us the history of the first African-American town in Staten Island. (Video Jan Somma)

Neighborhood teen brings light to his neighbors
2 months ago

Plugged in and cheerful, lights make the season bright thanks to local teen.

Bayonne Bridge construction: "It's like open heart surgery"
7 months ago

A view of the Bayonne Bridge work in progress.

Officials raid Dongan Hills office of accused doctor
4 months ago

Federal officials were on the scene of the Cromwell Avenue office of Dr. Nkanga Nkanga, who was charged by authorities in a drug case.

Staten Island chorus sings at Radio City Music Hall
2 months ago

Opening for the Rockettes is an awesome experience.

Rescued by the payloader: Woman escapes flooded car
5 months ago

Construction driver helps out woman stuck in flooded street in the South Beach section of Staten Island. (Video/Jan Somma-Hammel)

FDNY responds to fire in South Beach
2 months ago

Mattress thrown from window at assisted living center fire.

4-year-old grows 'super' sunflowers in honor of his grandma and pop-pop
5 months ago

Staten Island youngster grows 10-ft.-tall sunflowers. (Video: Jan Somma-Hammel)

Stapleton, still a hip, cool place to live
7 months ago

"Stapleton has always been and still is a cool place to live," says Cynthia Mailman who has been a resident since 1971. (Video: Jan Somma-Hammel)

Vintage Staten Island: Growing up in Silver Lake
8 months ago

Elizabeth MacDermot Murphy tells of playing in the park as a child in Silver Lake.

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