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Out of Borough Adventures: Staten Island

Out of Borough Adventures: Staten Island

By Alyssa Kelly, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features

A ferry trip to Staten Island might be just the break you need from the bustle of the city.

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

Ralliers Work to Shatter Broken Windows in Washington Square Park

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

February 11, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, News

Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.

Individual Runners Shine Despite Mediocre Track Finish

Individual Runners Shine Despite Mediocre Track Finish

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

Track was in action over the weekend in Staten Island for the ECAC Championships.

Track Does Better Than Score Indicates

Track Does Better Than Score Indicates

By Michael Thompson, Sports Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

The men's and women's track teams were fully reunited this weekend at the NYC Metro Championships.

NYC Gotham Cup a Tune-Up for Violet Track

NYC Gotham Cup a Tune-Up for Violet Track

By Rachel Ruecker, Deputy Sports Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Sports

NYU's track and field teams competed in the Gotham Cup on Jan. 22 before hunkering down as the snow piled up.

One year later: Outer Boroughs

One year later: Outer Boroughs

October 29, 2013


Filed under News

QUEENS: Damage: Fires and floods destroyed 350 homes in Breezy Point, a neighborhood in the Rockaways Recovery: One-third of the homes in Breezy Point remain unoccupied. In accordance with new Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps, all houses are being rebuilt at a high...

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

NY Water Taxi to run as temporary Staten Island Ferry

November 30, 2012


Filed under News

Last Saturday, the Bloomberg administration and the New York City Department of Transportation announced that the New York Water Taxi will temporarily be running on ferry schedule in order to provide Staten Island residents with a faster commute to Manhattan. “With this new Staten Island ferry service,...

Bloomberg announces plan for record-breaking ferris wheel

Bloomberg announces plan for record-breaking ferris wheel

October 3, 2012


Filed under News

In an effort to boost tourism in New York City’s “forgotten borough,” Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the city’s plans last Thursday to construct the world’s largest ferris wheel on the St. George waterfront on Staten Island. The $230 million New York Wheel shall stand 625 feet in height,...