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Staten Island (New York City)

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  • Mosqueda-Lewis Could Return For UConn-Rutgers Game Saturday

    Mosqueda-Lewis Could Return For UConn-Rutgers Game Saturday
    Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, UConn's All-American junior who missed four games because of mononucleosis, was back at practice Thursday. Coach Geno Auriemma said that she might play on senior day Saturday against Rutgers at Gampel Pavilion if things go well...
  • Senior Day Honorees

    Bria Hartley: A WBCA All-American as a sophomore, she has recovered from an injury-filled junior season with the best year of her career. … Maya Moore is the only other player in program history to have amassed at least 1,500 points, 500 rebounds,...
  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films. That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
  • Helen E. Bryant, department store manager

    Helen E. Bryant, department store manager
    Helen E. Bryant, a former Hochschild-Kohn department store manager who later worked in commercial real estate sales, died March 10 of bile duct cancer at Beach Haven II, her Rocky Point home. She was 91. "I'd describe her as a very strong woman who...
  • Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design

    Mario Buatta on L.A. decorating and 50 years of interior design
    In the old-money-obsessed 1980s, Mario Buatta was one of the go-to designers for the rich and famous. His love of English country decorating and glossy floral fabrics earned him the title “The Prince of Chintz.” Buatta's luxurious interiors,...
  • Meet the Teacher Who Inspired Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah'

    The most popular guest at the Paramount Pictures premiere of "Noah" on Wednesday night in New York was decked out in a bright pink ensemble with matching boots. Vera Fried, who admitted that her wardrobe came from a Suits for Less discount store, isn't a...
  • Cannibalism, geometry and bad Vatican spellers

    You could argue that Pennsylvania is lagging in any number of areas. Education. Bridge and highway repairs. Environmental protection. Access to health insurance. But there are some things we would be happy to lag in, which made the implied criticism...
  • Turkeys continue Thanksgiving tradition by invading Staten Island

    Turkeys continue Thanksgiving tradition by invading Staten Island
    If you're looking for a turkey this Thanksgiving, just visit Staten Island. Hundreds and even thousands of turkeys have made their way to the New York City borough over the past 13 years. The feral turkeys have become a growing problem with...
  • Chinese firm gives $20 million to motion picture academy's film museum

    A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood. The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
  • J. Cole, Janelle Monae to headline VH1 Super Bowl kickoff shows

    J. Cole, Janelle Monae to headline VH1 Super Bowl kickoff shows
    J. Cole, Janelle MonĂ¡e, the Goo Goo Dolls and TLC are among the headliners for VH1’s ambitious series of pre-Super Bowl concerts across New York, the network announced Thursday. Late last year, the network said it had teamed with the NFL to...
  • Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214

    Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214
    Fifty years ago Sunday, mere days before the Christmas holiday, dozens of families from Elkton and north along the northeast corridor to Staten Island, N.Y., were changed in an instant. The mid-air explosion of Pan Am Flight 214 over Elkton became...