Bordering Todt Hill above Richmond Road is the Dongan Hills Colony, a prestigious enclave of rolling hills in the Mid-Island section of Staten Island. Included in the extravagant homes populating the quiet, desirable area is the single-family, country-style Ranch located at 76 Upton Street. The home is quite unique, as […]
The wrath of Hurricane Irene on Staten Island Captured by local citizen-journalist from the FDR Boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island. The storm surge of Irene made its impact here at about 8 AM Sunday morning. The video seems to be a bit before that time, but not by much.
Emergency medical condition and nowhere to go! Two of three Staten Island Hospitals sit in Zone A flood Zones. We decided on late Friday to “test” the City’s ability to help navigate us as to where we should go, if in fact we needed to seek emergency medical help. The […]
Mandatory Evacuations in Zone A on Staten Island are in place; you must be prepared. First, you should bring your outside furniture and such into your house. Brace your outside doors and put your valuables in waterproof containers or in a plastic bag. You should also check on your neighbors, […]
Mother Nature seemed to have given us a break with the weather yesterday. The sunshine enabled Staten Islanders to flock to supermarkets for emergency supplies, as well as to gas stations to fill up their tanks before Hurricane Irene comes our way. Today, however, a thick fog has spread over […]
See link for for complete map>> Hurricane Evacuation Map A mandatory evacuation order is now in effect in Staten Island in level areas. That means areas in the low lying areas are mandated to leave their homes and ether head to family members or friends homes outside the “Zone A” evacuation order […]
When you look back at the history of New York Hurricanes, some have made a huge impact on our shores. The disappearance of Hog Island, a little-known resort town, was due to the massive storm surge attributed to the 1893 New York hurricane; the wind speed was recorded at just […]