an island facing New York Bay.
Formerly Richmond. a borough of New York City including this island. 64½ sq. mi. (167 sq. km).
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How to use Staten Island in a sentence
That same day, NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo tried to arrest Eric Garner in Staten Island and ended up putting him in a chokehold.“City Hall Put the Kibosh on That”: The Inside Story of How de Blasio Promised, Then Thwarted NYPD Accountability | by Eric Umansky and Jake Pearson | June 11, 2021 | ProPublica
But, in a move some saw as retaliation for his cooperation, the NYPD transferred Osgood from his position as commander of special victims investigations for all of New York City to the head of patrol for Staten Island, a lesser post.
After Hurricane Sandy, New York City committed $615 million to build more than five miles of levees to control water flow across Staten Island.
One deer that was handled on Staten Island a couple of years ago was a buck that weighed more than 300 pounds.
It includes all of Staten Island and parts of Southern Brooklyn.
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm? | David Freedlander | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The news that Grimm was set to plead guilty sent shockwaves through the leadership of the Republican Party on Staten Island.
“Voters knew about this and seemed not to care,” said Roy Moskowitz, a leading Democratic consultant on Staten Island.
If they really wanted to get revenge they should have gone to Staten Island and found the cops that killed Eric Garner.
From Ferguson to Staten Island to Langley, we need to get our security forces under control.
There is a dog living on Staten Island, who has for some time been acting the part of a philanthropist, on a large scale.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match | Francis C. Woodworth
As before noticed, Staten Island is the best locality for this species.
The Staten-Island Huguenots would make the same pious journey in their light skiffs and boats.
But the Staten Island shore towered high above everything else.The Secret Wireless | Lewis E. Theiss
The first vessels used were the freight transports which had been employed in conveying troops to Staten Island in 1776.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II | Stephen M. Ostrander
British Dictionary definitions for Staten Island
an island in SE New York State, in New York Harbor: a borough of New York city; heavy industry. Pop: 443 728 (2000). Area: 155 sq km (60 sq miles)
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