Teen Saves Classmate From Choking, Taught By SpongeBob SquarePants  

On October 28, 2015, 13-year-old Jessica Pelligrini began choking on an apple during lunch. The emergency could have turned fatal had fellow classmate Brandon Williams, also 13, not rushed to her side and successfully performed the Heimlich Maneuver. Marveling at Brandons’s heroism, his father Anthony Williams asked »11/08/15 9:15pm11/08/15 9:15pm


Woman Who Was Walked On A Leash Was Very Cool, Says Eye Witness

Last week, news broke that a couple had been kicked out of a Staten Island mall due to the fact that the man was walking a woman on a leash. While many were confused about what was going on, some were upset that they’d have to explain the scene to their kids (it is called make-believe, did it for you) and some were… »5/25/15 4:00pm5/25/15 4:00pm

Staten Island Very Upset About Woman Being Walked on Leash at the Mall

There’s no word on whether the below couple enjoying a nice walk through the mall together are doing some sort of art project or participating in something sexual, but concerned folks in Staten Island are shaking their heads at the photo of a man walking a woman on a leash. The shot, which was snapped on Saturday, has… »5/21/15 4:00pm5/21/15 4:00pm

Bar Serving a 'Roofie Colada': C'mon Guys, It's A Joke!

Staten Island, known to most in the tri-state area as a mecca of subtlety and restraint, has in its borders a liquor depository/social gathering place called The Phunky Elephant, a bar that, until recently, boasted on its menu something called a "Roofie Colada." Some patrons, it turns out, were not pleased with their… »11/26/14 4:50pm11/26/14 4:50pm

Mother's Two Sons Die During Hurricane After She Is Refused Help by Staten Island Neighbors

Two little boys who were literally swept out of the arms of their mother during the hurricane have been found dead. But that's not the whole story, and it gets even sadder: 39-year-old Glenda Moore, the mother of the two boys (pictured above with her husband, Damian), knocked on doors in her Staten Island… »11/02/12 4:45pm11/02/12 4:45pm

The MTA Doesn't Give a Crap About Your Stupid Staten Island Cleanup Efforts

This morning, my fiancee and I were discussing the horrible post-Sandy situation in Staten Island, how people don’t have places to sleep, how kids don’t have hot food to eat, and how they’re still pulling bodies from houses. Since he’s a freelancer and his schedule is a lot less “manically hunched over a laptop for… »11/02/12 3:15pm11/02/12 3:15pm

Beleagured Staten Island Residents Not Thrilled That NYC Marathon Still On

A heart-wrenching segment from last night's Rock Center shows residents in the Staten Island borough of New York City, still without power, shelter, clean clothes. And they're also without answers about why, in just two days, the city is going on with its plans to divert resources away from cleanup efforts in order to… »11/02/12 11:12am11/02/12 11:12am

The Best Way to Steal Prawns From Costco Is Not to Shove Them Up Your Skirt

Stealing something by stuffing it up your skirt is an age-old criminal trick, but for some reason a woman in Staten Island recently decided to employ it to steal a bunch of prawns from Costco, which just seems nasty. After all, who wants to eat a prawn that's been between your legs? Apparently Krystal Douglas, 26, and… »6/15/12 9:30am6/15/12 9:30am