New Project for the Goethals Bridge

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on July 24th that $130 million is being allocated for a Goethals Bridge project.  Unfortunately, it will not be used to start construction on a new Goethals Bridges, but it will instead be used to improve the connection between Staten […]

Block Grants Available for Health and Human Service Providers

According to Governor Cuomo, $200,034,600 is now available for health and human service providers.  The funding is to be distributed in federal Superstorm Sandy Social Services Block Grants, thanks to the United States Department of Health and Human Services.  Those eligible for these grants include counseling services, day cares, employment […]

Willowbrook’s Home Sales During the First Quarter of 2013

Here are the recent home sales in Willowbrook for January through March 2013, as reported by the New York City Department of Finance. The Mid-Island section of Staten Island holds many neighborhoods.  One of these neighborhoods is Willowbrook. The neighborhood of Willowbrook is quite large; there are plenty of homes […]

Building Blocks for a Strong Staten Island

Though experiencing far more population growth than any other borough, Staten Island continues to be pegged as “the forgotten borough.” Why? With its economic and cultural diversity, proximity to Manhattan, and wealth of cultural institutions like Snug Harbor, there exists every reason to develop industry and expand the business community […]