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  SILive: Everything Staten Island
Post photos of your holiday decorations and other displays on Staten Island that catch your eye.
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  Staten Island
Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located on an island of the same name on the west side of the Narrows at the entrance of New York Harbor.
Staten Island is separated from Long Island by the Narrows and from mainland New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull.
In 1670, the Indians ceded all claims to Staten Island to the English in a deed to Gov. Francis Lovelace.
en.mcfly.org /Staten_Island   (1940 words)

  Staten Island Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Staten Island is separated from Long Island by the Narrows and from mainland New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull.
Staten Island representation in the state assembly is equally split between Republicans and Democrats.
Most of the island is represented by Republican John J. Marchi [5], the longest-serving legislator in state history, while the North Shore belongs to the Brooklyn-based district of Democrat Diane Savino [6].
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Staten_Island   (3268 words)

 Staten Island - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The hills of NE Staten Island rise to 410 ft (125 m) at Todt Hill, the highest point along the Atlantic coast S of Maine.
The industrial area of Staten Island is located in the north, where docks line the northern and eastern shores.
The turning point in the island's recent history was the completion of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (1964).
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/StatenIs   (473 words)

 Staten Island - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located on an island of the same name on the west side of the Narrows at the entrance of New York Harbor.
As an island, Staten Island was formed in the wake of the last ice age.
The island was probably abandoned later, possibly because of the extinction of large mammals on the island.
voyager.in /Staten_Island   (3427 words)

 Staten Island
Staten Island (AGB-5) was built by the Western Pipe and Steel Co., San Pedro, Calif., and delivered to Russia under the Lend-Lease program on 24 February 1944 and served that country as Severny Veter (Northwind).
Staten Island remained in Frobisher Bay on icebreaker duty until 8 September when she returned to Boston.
Staten Island stood out of Seattle on 3 November en route to Antarctica to assist in Operation “Deep Freeze II.” She was joined at the Canal Zone by the attack cargo ship, Wyandot (AKA-92), which carried -scientists, construction teams, and material for an Antarctic outpost.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/s18/staten_island.htm   (539 words)

 Why Staten Island Academy ?
Staten Island Academy faculty are leaders in the field of education.
At Staten Island Academy students are challenged to strive for excellence, and value integrity and independence.
Staten Island Academy is proud of its unique status as the only independent school on Staten Island.
www.statenislandacademy.org /academics/why_sia.asp   (570 words)

 New York (city)/Staten Island - Wikitravel
Staten Island is the most rural of the five boroughs of New York (city).
Staten Island is home to the Fresh Kills Landfill - about 2200 acres of household waste piled from 90 to 200 feet high - which was closed several years ago.
The Staten Island Railway (operated by the MTA, which also runs the subways and the majority of buses) is somewhat a hybrid of a railroad and a subway line.
wikitravel.org /en/New_York_(city)/Staten_Island   (629 words)

 New York City's Staten Island Ferry pictures and panorama
As you near Staten Island you may glimpse the open ocean through the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, though you will not be very close to the bridge.
The Staten Island Terminal is served by the Staten Island Railway and numerous bus routes.
The first of the new Staten Island Ferry boats — all of which were constructed at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin — was named after former Staten Island Borough President, member of the house of Representatives and State Assemblyman Guy V. Molinari.
www.inetours.com /New_York/Pages/Staten_Island_Ferry.html   (814 words)

 Staten Island - NY Daily News
A small corner lot on Staten Island used to be just a lawn, as well tended as a golf-course green.
Staten Island whiz kids won an award for innovative design at a national robotics competition in Atlanta.
The students from Staten Island Technical High School were the only New York City team to be recognized in the contest.
www.nydailynews.com /boroughs/statenisland/index.html   (391 words)

 The Staten Island Zoo
The Staten Island Zoological Society was the first zoo in the country to specifically dedicate itself to fulfilling an educational mission.
The Staten Island Zoo was also the first zoo anywhere to exhibit all the 32 varieties of rattlesnake’s known to occur in the United States.
The main objective of the Staten Island Zoo has, and continues to be, to disseminate knowledge of zoology and appreciation of animal life.
www.statenislandzoo.org /history.asp   (1035 words)

 nycvisit.com - Maps & Neighborhoods - Staten Island
Staten Island also boasts the largest collection of Tibetan art outside Tibet itself, at the cliff-hanging Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art—one of only two Himalayan-style monastery buildings in the Western world, and the only one in the United States.
The Staten Island Zoo has a celebrated collection of reptiles, as well as an aquarium, tropical forest, African savannah and a popular children's farmyard.
Photography buffs will thrill to sweeping views of the harbor from native Staten Island photographer Alice Austen's Victorian cottage (now the Alice Austen House Museum); the museum itself displays much of her work documenting Staten Island life at the turn of the 20th century.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=434   (793 words)

 Staten Island Expressway (I-278)
The principal Staten Island connecting highway would be the seven-mile long Clove Lakes Expressway across the northern part of Staten Island, from the Goethals Bridge to the Narrows Bridge.
The Staten Island Expressway would have to be reconstructed between the Korean War Veterans Parkway and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
This 2002 photo shows the westbound Staten Island Expressway (I-278) approaching EXIT 13 (Richmond Road / Clove Road.) The wide underpasses of Hylan Boulevard were built to accommodate additional lanes between the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the unbuilt extension of the Korean War Veterans Parkway.
www.nycroads.com /roads/staten-island   (2206 words)

 Staten Island on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Staten Island is the third-largest borough of New York City (with an area of 60 square miles).
Staten Island is the most geographically separate of the city's boroughs.
We are connected to Brooklyn by the Verrazanno-Narrows Bridge, and to lower Manhattan by the Staten Island Ferry.
www.nypl.org /branch/staten   (194 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia
In the state senate, the borough is represented by Democratic Diane Savino, whose district is mainly located in Brooklyn, and Republican John J. Marchi, whose district include most of the Island, exept the part of the North Shore who belongs to Savino's district.
The only congressional seat for Staten Island has been held by the GOP since 1981, and is now held by Vito Fossella, an outspoken conservative.
Since the congressional seat of Vito Fossella includes all of Staten Island, as well as part of heavily Democratic Brooklyn, the Democratic majority always leads to his seat being targeted by Democrats.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Staten_Island   (3253 words)

 Staten Island Museum - Visit Us
The Staten Island Museum is behind the Police Station.
The Staten Island Terminal is served by the Staten Island Railway and the S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S67, S74, S76, S78, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96 and S98 bus routes.
Visitors from Manhattan take the Staten Island Ferry from the Whitehall Terminal/South Ferry, which is a short walking distance from the 1, 9, 4, 5, N, R subway lines as well as the M1, M6 and M15 bus lines, to the Staten Island Terminal.
www.statenislandmuseum.org /visitus.html   (416 words)

 The Geology of Staten Island
Situated between the Newark Basin to the west, and the coastal plain to the east, is the Staten Island Serpentinite, which underlies the "highlands" of Staten Island.
The sedimentary rock units of the Newark Basin that appear as bedrock on Staten Island are (1) the Stockton Formation consisting of sandstones and arkoses; (2) the Lockatong Formation consisting of siltstones and shales; (3) the Passaic Formation consisting of shale, siltstone, sandstone, and conglomerate.
As the ice retreated, and the region became deglaciated, a blanket of loose unconsolidated, poorly sorted material referred to as glacial till was deposited.
www.library.csi.cuny.edu /dept/as/geo/sigeo.htm   (961 words)

 Staten Island Veterinary Group
Welcome to Staten Island Veterinary Group, serving Staten Island, surrounding boroughs, and nearby New Jersey.
Staten Island Veterinary Group welcomes visitation of hospitalized pets, which helps accelerate their recovery.
Staten Island Veterinary Group hopes visitors to our site will consult the pages available from the left navigation bar to find out more about our practice and services, including animal owner education and the most current information in the field of veterinary medicine and how it affects your pet.
www.statenislandvetgroup.com /index.htm   (199 words)

 Attractions - Staten Island USA
On the St. George waterfront, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, is the future site of the National Lighthouse Center and Museum.
Within the grounds of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, The Staten Island Botanical Garden is a 53 acre natural woodland with over 20 specimen gardens.
The Staten Island Museum - SIIAS (the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences) is devoted to the history of Staten Island and its people
statenislandusa.com /attractions.html   (382 words)

 Gotham Gazette -- Staten Island
Staten Island Botanical Garden - This comprehensive site features an online tour of the gardens in addition to visitor information and upcoming events.
Staten Island Community Television - Policies, procedures, training and forms -- everything you need to get started on your own program.
Staten Island Zoo - A fun site with exhibit previews, membership information, a map of the zoo, and a calendar of events.
www.gothamgazette.com /localbeats/statenisland.shtml   (619 words)

 Cultural Attractions of Staten Island
The Downtown Staten Island Council is a non-profit organization, is dedicated to continued community development and commercial revitalization of the Downtown Business District and surrounding neighborhoods in St. George, Tompkinsville, Stapleton, Clifton, Rosebank, and Fort Wadsworth.
The Staten Island Artists' Association was founded in 1989 to encourage mature adults, 50 years of age and older, to pursue artistic endeavors.
The Staten Island Philharmonic Orchestra exists to enrich the cultural life of the community by offering high-quality professional performances of classical music, to build audiences for classical music on Staten Island, and to educate the next generation of classical musicians and audience members.
www.statenislandarts.org /cultural/cultural.html   (8174 words)

 Slice: Staten Island Archives
And Staten Island, the home of Nunzio's and Joe and Pat's, is a veritable beacon of pizza slice quality.
Despite the ongoing renovations threatening to slickify both the Staten Island Ferry terminal in Manhattan and the Saint George terminal on Shaolin, the boats themselves remain quaint reminders of a bygone New York.
It was superthin, supercrisp, lightly charred and had an almost undefinable Staten Island–pizza quality to it, marked by a somewhat salty, yeasty flavor akin to the crust at Denino's, another Shaolin pizza mainstay.
www.sliceny.com /archives/countries/us/new_york/nyc/staten_island   (4282 words)

 Staten Island Real Estate Agents, Staten Island Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Staten Island
Staten Island is one the five boroughs of New York, with a population of approximately 400,000 people.
Staten Island is also the only borough where homeowners outnumber renters.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Staten Island real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Staten Island home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Staten Island real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/NY/staten_island.html   (613 words)

 CNN.com - Two bodies recovered after barge explosion - Feb. 21, 2003
Several hours after the blast, the bodies of the barge's two tankmen were pulled from the Arthur Kill Waterway, which separates Staten Island from New Jersey, a police spokesman said.
The injured worker, a 48-year-old employee of Exxon Mobil, was taken to Staten Island University Hospital, where he was in critical condition with second- and third-degree burns over 15 percent of his body.
As the blaze was at its height, officials used tugs to push a nearby barge loaded with 8 million gallons of gasoline to the other side of the waterway, where they covered it with water and foam to ensure that it did not explode.
www.cnn.com /2003/US/Northeast/02/21/staten.fire/index.html   (698 words)

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