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Child Victims Act sex-abuse window sends shockwaves across Staten Island; churches, clergy, coaches, parents accused

One-year window has widespread ramifications on the borough, as shocking new allegations surface.

Child Victims Act: On day 1, lawsuits rock Staten Island institutions

Multiple lawsuits were filed in connection to institutions on Staten Island.

Flood of sex abuse lawsuits means we'll never trust the same way again (opinion)

And that's a shame, because kids still need mentors other than their parents.

Hilary Scott and Michael Pulci are engaged

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hoboken, N.J. residents Hilary Donielle Scott and Michael Blake Pulci are engaged. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Margaret and ...

The rise of bocce, some facts, and where you can play on Staten Island

Perhaps the ultimate representation of Italian culture, it's believed that in ancient Rome soldiers were the first to play bocce, inasmuch as the game provided a ...

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 174 students

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As the 174 graduates from Monsignor Farrell High School walked to the stage to receive their diplomas on Saturday, family and friends ...

Student artwork on display at U.S. Capitol | In Class column

We're highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in.

Monsignor Farrell High School names Lou Tobacco president and CEO

The former state assemblyman graduated from the school in 1990.

Prom 2019: Monsignor Farrell High School celebrates at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Monsignor Farrell High School celebrated their senior prom at the Hilton Garden Inn. All 280 filled the courtyard to take pictures before ...

Window for Child Victims Act sex-abuse lawsuits opens Wednesday: What it means

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Attorneys are poised to file hundreds if not thousands of lawsuits beginning on Wednesday for adults on Staten Island and throughout ...

Inside Out: Randall Manor resident leaves religious order; now counsels those in addiction

They say it's never too late to follow your dreams and start on a new path to success. Hugh Maxwell Jr. knows it to be true — and has credentials to prove it.

Monsignor Farrell principal leaving for new position with archdiocese, report says

Monsignor Edmund Whalen, who had served as the school's principal since 2010, has been appointed the archdiocese's vicar of clergy, according to Catholic ...

Lawrence Musanti expected to be named new principal at Monsignor Farrell

He's serving as interim principal, and the board is expected to vote him in on Monday.

Lawrence Musanti appointed principal at Monsignor Farrell

He is the first-ever lay principal in the Oakwood school's 58-year history.

In Class: Students challenged with STEM activities

We're highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in.

TruTV's 'Impractical Jokers' get renewed for Season 9

The upcoming season is set to drop 26 new episodes in 2020.

PHOTOS: CYO Archdiocese of New York Basketball Championships at Monsignor Farrell HS (Updated)

The CYO Archdiocese of New York Basketball Championships were held at Monsignor Farrell High School.

Prom 2018: Monsignor Farrell High School dances into the night at Hilton

Arian Kalaba, Rosala Cioffi, Nicholas Buono and Francesca D'Ugo arrived in a chauffeured 2017 Rolls Royce Ghost.

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 180 students

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A total of 180 students walked onto the stage and received their diplomas at the Monsignor Farrell High School's graduation in ...

At least 15 deceased Island clergy on Archdiocese list of priests credibly accused of sex abuse

The Archdiocese of New York on Friday unveiled a list of about 120 bishops, priests and deacons, including clergy who served on Staten Island, who were ...

Monsignor Farrell alums raise $40K for school at Angelina's bocce bash

Scenes from SIUH's Golf, Tennis & Bocce Outing in Tottenville.

Class reunion alerts: From New Dorp 1959 to Monsignor Farrell 1969

Does your class have an upcoming reunion? Email details to to be listed. Pictured: Curtis High School Marching Band, circa 1986. 0.

At Monsignor Farrell, rich traditions and bonds that last a lifetime

Students at the Oakwood school learn they are Farrell men 24 hours a day. They are faithful husbands, fathers, brothers and friends.

Prom season starts this week! Here's when and where Staten Island students will celebrate in 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The party buses are booked, and the gowns are bought: Prom season is officially in full swing for Staten Island high school seniors.

Rep. Rose to host Service Academy Day for students on Friday

The event will be held at Monsignor Farrell High School on Friday.

New Archdiocese list of priests accused of sex abuse includes prominent Island clergy

The list includes about 120 bishops, priests and deacons, including clergy who served on Staten Island, who were credibly accused of sex abuse against ...

6 things to know about Miranda Lambert's Staten Island husband, Brendan McLoughlin

Here's what we know about the Staten Island native.

HGTV's 'Love It or List It' star Eric Eremita makes an appearance on Farrell's WFBN-TV station

Eric Eremita, right, of HGTV's "Love It or List It," is interviewed by Monsignor Farrell senior Matthew Sullivan and sophomore Michael Maher during a shoot on ...

Prom 2019: Curtis High School celebrates on Cornucopia Majesty yacht in Hoboken

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Curtis High School students celebrated their senior prom on Saturday night and took photos on the 14th street pier in Hoboken, N.J..

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 174

The Oakwood school's 52nd commencement exercises took place Saturday in its gym.

Prom 2017: Monsignor Farrell parties at the Hilton Garden Inn

162 Students and their dates arrived in their tux and glamorous gowns during a lovely warm spring night.

National College Acceptance Day: Staten Island students share their photos

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- After months of college tours and SAT prep, weeks of perfecting personal essays, and a torturous waiting period for the acceptance ...

Monsignor Peter G. Finn to be honored with Maniscalco Award

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Borough President James S. Oddo will present Monsignor Peter G. Finn with the Albert V. Maniscalco Community *Service* Award during ...

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 169

Monsignor Farrell High School held its graduation ceremony Saturday, May 24.

Before being named principal at Farrell, Larry Musanti was best known as Coach Musanti

Lawrence (Larry) Musanti once donned a baseball uniform and led the Lions to a handful of title games.

Monsignor Farrell High School undergoing $5 million facelift  Staten Island Advance -

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The brick facade of Monsignor Farrell High School has been shrouded in scaffolding for most of the summer as part of $5 million in ...

Annual Farrell/Hill 'Super Dance' raised nearly $48K for four local charities for 37th straight year

Titled “FOSI Madness,” the event is a take on college basketball's March Madness.

Monsignor Farrell High School inducts 5 new members into Hall of Fame  Staten Island Advance -

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y -- Monsignor Farrell High School inducted five new members into its Hall of Fame on Friday evening. The ceremony took place in the ...

Prom 2019: Tottenville High School celebrates in the city

The Class of 2019 partied at Chelsea Piers on Saturday night.

Prom 2019: Moore Catholic High School students celebrate at the Richmond County Country Club

Moore Catholic High School students came to the prom dressed to impress.

Staten Islanders that might surprise you: Our list of the most famous of all-time

They may have moved on, but these celebs once called the borough home.

Great Kills High School grads dance the night away at 2019 prom at Hilton's Japanese Tea Garden

Students at the Great Kills High School prom made memories to be cherished for a lifetime.

Catholic teachers' union to protest outside Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell High School

Union officials said Farrell teachers are currently earning between $5000 to $8000 less than the teachers they represent in other Island Catholic schools, ...

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 198

Valedictorian Salvatore Volpe addresses his fellow graduates at the 51st Commencement Exercise at Monsignor Farrell High School on Saturday, May 23.

Prom 2019: Notre Dame Academy High School rocks out at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Notre Dame Academy High School students celebrated their senior prom in the Hilton Garden Inn on Thursday evening. One hundred ...

Monsignor Farrell High School honors 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y -- Monsignor Farrell High School honored five new members of its Hall of Fame on Friday evening during the school's 10th annual ...

Retired teacher Larry Christiansen dies, taught at Farrell for 35 years

Larry Christiansen served as director of bands and chair of the Music Department at Monsignor Farrell High School since 1981.

Prom 2019: St. Peter's Boys High School sets sail at World Yacht in Manhattan

Nabi Mwesiga, Alexis Bourdon, Gia Esposito and Miles Calame pose for photos near the World Yacht at Pier 81 in Manhattan on May 10th, 2019. (Staten Island ...

Weekend Alert: live theater, on-stage performances, fun fundraisers, art and fashion shows and much more!

Catch a glimpse of varied events on tap this weekend for borough residents to enjoy.

New speed cameras on Staten Island: Here are the locations

The DOT is authorized to more than double the number of the city's cameras.

Prom 2019: Port Richmond High School brings 'Raiderworld' to life

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Port Richmond High School students transformed the Nicotra's Ballroom inside the Hilton Garden Inn into Raiderworld on Friday night.

Monsignor Farrell nips Cardinal Hayes in Battle of New York Top 10's  High School Football America

Monsignor Farrell beat Cardinal Hayes 26-24 in a battle of top teams in the High School Football America New York Top 10.

Prom 2019: Susan E. Wagner High School students celebrate at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Approximately 595 students danced the night away at Susan E. Wagner High School's Hollywood themed prom night at the Hilton ...

High school reunion alerts: From Curtis class of '58 to Tottenville '68

Does your class have an upcoming reunion? Email details to to be listed. Pictured: Curtis High School Marching Band, circa 1986.

Farrell's class of '67 rocks 50th reunion with oldies but goodies

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- They rehearsed only once, a few hours the day before. But the 11 Monsignor Farrell High School alumni who performed at their 50th ...

Farrell's Class of 2019 petitions lawmakers to get road in front of school named after Johnny Grube

Sign the petition clearing the way for John Grube Way.

Staten Island born and raised director releases first feature film, 'Desolate'

Frederick Cipoletti (L), born and raised in Staten Island, wrote, directed, and produced his first full feature film that premieres on July 12. (Photos courtesy ...

Staten Island Catholic schools announce snow closings for Monday

Public schools have been closed, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Prom 2019: Michael J. Petrides High School students rock out through the rain at the Hilton Garden Inn

Michael J. Petrides High School students party through the rain at the Hilton Garden Inn on May 30, 2019. Pictured are Gianna Rutigliano-Quintana, Annamarie ...

Tom De Luca Foundation donates $14K to Moore, Farrell high schools

Tom DeLuca Foundation presented a check for $14000 to Moore Catholic and Monsignor Farrell High Schools for scholarship programs at each school.

The 2019 Staten Island Power 100; 36 - 65  City & State

When Kenneth Corey began his tenure as borough commander in January 2018, he made it his priority to “stop the dying” from violence, traffic accidents and ...

Staten Island Borough President James S. Oddo on Food  NYC Food Policy Center

Name: James S. Oddo. Political title: Staten Island Borough President (Republican; in office since 2014). Hometown: “Old Town,” a neighborhood of Staten ...

Farrell grads live up to school's motto as 'faithful' young men

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Monsignor Farrell High School let loose a stampede of 257 remarkable young "lions" earlier today, young men who are poised to make ...

Staten Island obituaries for March 24, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The following is a roundup of obituaries published on Viewing times and guestbooks can be found here. Ida Katinas, 97, a ...

Snapchat and HS football at Msgr. Farrell Friday night

Check out and use our Snapchat football filter at Staten Island's game of the week.

Suspect in Staten Island police shooting was prominent HS quarterback once accused of burglary

Jonathan Derbyshire, was a prominent high school athlete with a criminal record, police said.

Class of 2013 graduates at Monsignor Farrell High School on Staten Island

Saturday's graduation ceremony was the school's 49th Commencement.

Prom Fashions 2016: Who wore it best for Monsignor Farrell?

Check out Bill Lyons' photo gallery and video for the full digital red carpet experience at Nicotra's Ballroom.

SuperDance 2018: Students dance for a good cause

Monsignor Farrell High School's gymnasium was transformed into a dance club Saturday night.

Fundraiser celebrates life of the late Sean Collins

Money raised will be used to award scholarships to the kids of linesmen at Local 3.

Broadcasters from Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell High meet a true baseball legend

WFAN radio host holds charity event featuring future Hall of Famer, Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera.

La Fontana to Federal workers with no paychecks: Glass of wine, bowl of pasta is on us

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- La Fontana of Oakwood and its sister restaurant La Sorellina in Annadale are offering federal employees affected by the government ...

Photographer creates stunning video of Christmas on Staten Island

25-year-old, Matthew Chirico of Oakwood photographs Staten Island decked-out for the holidays.

Prom 2019: GRACE Foundation and Eden II celebrate in style

Fashion-forward Staten Island students dance, dine and party at The Staaten.

Monsignor Farrell No. 1 in Coach DeCristoforo's NYC Top 5  High School Football America

Former St. Peter's head coach Mark DeCristoforo is producing an opinion poll for High School Football America that looks at NYC football.

Mom-son duo raises awareness for 10-year-old with autism, rare disease

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Every year, Justin Denmark of Prince's Bay takes part in the Autism Speaks Walk for his little brother, Drew Denmark, 10, who was ...

'Stars' align for Monsignor Farrell TV station on Staten Island

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, WFAN radio host Ed Randall drop by to talk religion and baseball.

St. Joseph Hill Academy senior honored with Petrides Award for academic excellence

Kasey Shashaty (holding certificate) received the Michael J. Petrides Student Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science. (Courtesy of Borough ...

Brendan McLoughlin, Miranda Lambert's Husband: 5 Fast Facts

Brendan McLoughlin is now married to country superstar Miranda Lambert. Many are now asking, who is he? McLoughlin, 27, is a NYPD officer from Staten ...

At St. Charles School in Oakwood, celebrating 55 years of traditions

Principal and pastor work together to form a strong community for 472 students in pre-K to grade 8.

Monsignor Farrell - 50 years of shaping young men's lives

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- On Sept. 11, 1961 -- the day Monsignor Farrell High School opened its doors -- 113 young men gathered in the schoolyard behind the ...

Staten Island nightlife: LaFontana, the longtime Oakwood dining spot where everyone knows your name

Of the appetizers at LaFontana is homemade mozzarella with a light topping of breadcrumbs, roasted peppers, oak leaf lettuce and pearl tomatoes tossed with a ...

In Class: Linking young students to importance of college

We're highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in.

More speed cameras on Staten Island: Here's where they are located

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The hunt for speed cameras goes on, as Staten Island residents continue to see more and more new cameras popping up around the ...

New Dorp High School graduates 598

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New Dorp High School graduates flashed smiles and shared hugs Monday morning on the Monsignor Farrell High School athletic field ...

Farrell High School graduates 264 in Oakwood cermony

Staten Island Advance/Jaime LeeJohn Rerick, 17, hugs a classmate after the 46th annual Monsignor Farrell High School commencement ceremonies in the ...

Staten Island students rally to support 2015 Bread of Life Drive

NWS BOLD. Monsignor Farrell High School students collect non=perishable food items for the annual Bread of Life food drive. (Photo courtesy Monsignor Farrell ...

Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell marching band has bragging rights

Lions ensemble captures first place in the U.S. Scholastic Band final in Annapolis.

SuperDance 2017: Students dance to raise money

The 33rd annual SuperDance fundraiser started at 3 p.m. at the Monsignor Farrell High School gym in Oakwood.

Seen@ snaps: Casa Belvedere's Fourth of July party, The Algonquin and more

A collection of photos from Staten Island social gatherings.

Monsignor Farrell High School taps alumni priest as next principal after Msgr. Paddack retires

Monsignor Edmund Whalen will begin his tenure on July 1.

'Impractical Jokers' spinoff shot at Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell High School airs tonight  Staten Island Advance -

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The cast of truTV's "Impractical Jokers" is back in its native environment this week, with a scene featuring their alma mater, Monsignor ...

Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell inducts 6 into Hall of Fame

Attending Monsignor Farrell High Schoolas Hall of Fame induction ceremony are, from left, Monsignor Edmund J. Whalen, principal; Robert Pangia; Dr. William ...

Judge dismisses defamation suit filed by former Staten Island high school teacher

Daniel Melious had sued the archdiocese, along with Farrell, former principal, Monsignor John N. Paddack, and several administrators.

Then & Now: From Oakwood Heights to Oakwood Beach

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Having spent many a Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve in Oakwood at Aunt Millie's and Aunt Frannie's, I thought I'd see what Oakwood ...

At 100, Marie Grillo says 'hard work and plenty of olive oil' are her secrets

Marie's late son, Carl Grillo, is the namesake of the Carl Grill Glass House at Snug Harbor.

Staten Islanders partake in 100th birthday celebration of The Round Table at famed Algonquin Hotel

The Algonquin Hotel marks the 100th anniversary of The Round Table with events throughout the year.

Catholic high school acceptance news comes by video, text and more

This year, for many, the traditional acceptance letter took various forms.

At least one school closed due to impending storm

St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School announced Tuesday night on its website that it would be closed due to the impending storm.

Farrell community mourns loss of beloved Brother Henry Wright

"Though Brother Wright ruled his class with an iron fist, students abided him and followed his instruction to the letter out of respect and admiration rather than ...

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