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District 51

Joseph C. Borelli

Todt Hill-Emerson Hill-Lighthouse Hill-Manor Heights, New Springville-Willowbrook-Bulls Head-Travis, Freshkills Park (North), Oakwood-Richmondtown, Great Kills-Eltingville, Arden Heights-Rossville, Annadale-Huguenot-Prince's Bay-Woodrow, Tottenville-Charleston, Freshkills Park (South), Great Kills Park

Published: Feb. 23, 2023, 2:33 p.m.

By Erik Bascome |

The Huguenot Staten Island Railway station will receive an elevator as part of an MTA accessibility project announced Thursday.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — An elevator is coming to the Huguenot station of the Staten Island Railway (SIR) as part of a wide-ranging effort to enhance accessibility throughout New York City’s transit system.


Updated: Feb. 20, 2023, 1:36 p.m. | Published: Feb. 20, 2023, 8:09 a.m.

By Maura Grunlund | Jan Somma-Hammel | Tom Wrobleski | Paul Liotta |

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The crowds began forming before dawn on Monday in anticipation of a speech by Florida Gov.


Updated: Feb. 20, 2023, 1:35 p.m. | Published: Feb. 20, 2023, 10:57 a.m.

By Paul Liotta |

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to be the standard-bearer for the Republican Party, but while speaking early Monday morning to an enthusiastic Staten Island crowd he didn’t mention the elephant in the room.

The one-time ally of President Trump has become his latest political enemy as rumors swirl about DeSantis challenging the former commander-in-chief in the 2024 primaries.


Updated: Feb. 17, 2023, 9:05 p.m. | Published: Feb. 17, 2023, 1:56 p.m.

By Scott R. Axelrod | Jason Paderon | Luke Peteley |

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y — Twenty FDNY members were hurt, three seriously, when a home partially collapsed as firefighters were battling a raging blaze in Annadale Friday afternoon, officials said.


Updated: Jan. 27, 2023, 5:10 p.m. | Published: Jan. 27, 2023, 5:09 p.m.

By Luke Peteley |

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Minority Leader of the New York City Council, Joseph Borelli, has announced the kickoff of a NYC cleanup initiative, helping further district-wide cleaning services.

The representative of the South Shore is credited with having committed $570,000 of his discretionary funds towards the removal of graffiti, litter, and overgrowth since 2020.