Remains representing 19th Century Irish and German immigrants who were interred in mass graves on Staten Island finally will be given a proper burial. Workers found the bones during the construction of a new courthouse in 2000.
Place: Staten Island
The Black Muslim teen beaten on Staten Island after Barack Obama's historic election victory vowed the suspected hate attack wouldn't deter him from his goal of becoming a pediatrician.
Staten Island's front lawns are covered with political signs – but almost none for John McCain or Barack Obama. With an Obama victory in New York all but assured, Staten Island activist are concentrating on the race to replace disgraced U.S. Rep. Vito Fossella.
Not everybody on a campaign bus is running for office. Representatives from Project Vote Smart, a non-partisan group that brings election information to the public, have logged 40,000 miles this campaign season.
Voter rolls are up in New York City – fueled partly by registration drives.
Staten Island may soon be as well known for its sushi as its pizza. The…
Photographer Anke Michaelson took time-exposed pictures of darkened interiors of Staten Island churches, creating scenes that can't be seen by the naked eye. Check out Emily Mayer's multi-media report on Michaelson's Midnight Churches project.
Although the city continues to have one of the tightest real estate markets in the country, some neighborhoods, such as Jamaica, Queens are being hit hard with foreclosures.