Staten Island Christmas Tree Hazards

Holiday Fire Hazards

The Holidays are usually a time to enjoy family and fun but we shouldn’t forget about the hazards that surround this time of year.  It’s easy to forget with the shopping and entertaining but according to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires occur most often during the winter months. Be sure to check smoke…

Staten Island Events & Activities

Sensory Story time November 9 @ 11:00 am Stapleton Library, 132 Canal Street Staten Island, NY 10304 United States Sensory Storytime is a fun, new, and interactive library literacy program designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. This program is open to all and is ideal for children with autism…

Staten Island Statistics

Over the past five years Staten Island has been discussing and planning zoning, investment and infrastructure among other things. With help of National Grid and Senator Diane Savino the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) launched a local assessment. They surveyed local businesses, residents, and relevant agencies compiling interesting data.  Demographics Staten Island had an…

3rd Quarter Report on Staten Island

With the kids back in school and the weather cooling, the housing market begins its annual cool down as well. Nationally, buyer and seller activity remained strong, buoyed by low mortgage rates and a strong economy. The market fundamentals suggest no significant changes from recent trends, other than the seasonally tempered pace we see this…

Staten Island Wetlands

Did You Know?

Staten Island History Uncovered History on Staten Island dates back thousands of years and recently uncovered was the wetlands between Old Place and Graniteville.  In 2013 a dig revealed humans have been leaving their imprint there for thousands of years, with more than 24,000 artifacts. “Around 6,200 years ago, Native Americans stayed at the site…