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St. Joseph Hill’s Class of 1968 holds 50th reunion at the Hilton Garden Inn

“STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Members of the St. Joseph Hill Academy Class of 1968 reminisced and reconnected during their 50th reunion in the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield. According to Fran Tirone Socolick, the former classmates reminisced over the days when they walked the halls of the Arrochar school. The day after the momentous occasion, […]

Record Increase In tourism Benefits Staten Islanders

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A new report finds that the record increase in tourism to New York City over the past two decades has spurred hundreds of jobs on Staten Island and benefited thousands of additional borough residents who work in tourism jobs elsewhere in the city. The report — released by Center for an Urban Future, […]

XOXOX sculpture delivered to Hilton in time for Valentine’s Day

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Richard and Lois Nicotra say they are all about love. After erecting a Love sculpture in 2016 in front of their new medical building on South Avenue in Bloomfield, they wanted to continue the theme with a vivid red, 905-pound XOXOX counterpart. “We built ‘Love’ on the corner of South Avenue and […]