Staten Island News

34 Injured in Staten Island Fire

Fire tore through three townhouses on New York City’s Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said. About …

Staten Island Residents Ask for Superstorm Sandy Buyouts

More Staten Island residents who suffered big losses during Superstorm Sandy have asked the state of New York to buy their damaged homes. The South Beach Civic Association tells the Staten Island Advance that 132 homeowners from the neighborhood have …

Staten Island Area Hit by Sandy Chosen for Buyouts

A Staten Island neighborhood where three people died during Superstorm Sandy will be the first to get state-sponsored home buyouts. Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined the planned program during a visit to the borough on Monday. In remarks made as part …