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Farrell students take part in Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade

Nicholas Maggi and Matthew Valenti of Monsignor Farrell High School served as Drum Majors that conducted the 2018 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade ...

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.

Former Staten Islander climbs Mount Everest

It took Rob Phraner, 49, nine days to ascend to Everest Base Camp. But the most frightening part wasn't the climb.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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 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.

SuperDance 2018: Students dance for a good cause

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

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 ...

Film featuring Farrell students premieres on Amazon Video

Filmmaker Steven LaMorte, a Monsignor Farrell alum in the Class of 2017, presented 'One Stop Away' at his alma mater before the online release.

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.

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.

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

They rehearsed only once, a few hours the day before. But the Band of Rockers were definitely ready for prime time.

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 174

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Monsignor Farrell High School held its 52nd commencement exercises Saturday in the Oakwood school's gym, where 174 students ...

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.

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.

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 198

Monsignor Farrell High School held its 2015 graduation ceremony on Saturday.

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 ...

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 ...

Farrell students partner with Joyce's Tavern for an NFL-free Sunday fundraiser

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- More than 100 people helped raise some $4,000 for the Special Olympics of New York during a fundraiser organized by several ...

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.

Monsignor Farrell High School graduates 169

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Monsignor Farrell High School graduates took their seats alongside their proud parents and guardians Saturday. Principal Edmund J.

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.

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 ...

Prom 2018: Staten Island schools celebrate in style

Students from St. John Villa Academy, Notre Dame Academy and McKee High School danced the night away in tuxedos and gowns at their senior proms.

'Impractical Jokers' take Staten Island pride seriously at Museum 'Homecoming'

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Not long ago, the Staten Island Museum welcomed guests with its "Infinite Compassion" exhibit, containing hundreds of Tibetan art ...

Kevin Hennessy, co-owner of Lee's Tavern, passes at 54

Dongan Hills restaurateur was known for 'strength and loyalty'

SuperDance 2017: Students dance to raise money

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- David Bowie would say "Let's Dance" and that's exactly what Monsignor Farrell and St. Joseph Hill Academy high school students did ...

Watch: Monsignor Farrell High School celebrates prom in Nicotra's Ballroom

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- 145 Monsignor Farrell students and their guests celebrated Senior prom at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, Wednesday night.

Tickets for 'Impractical Jokers: Homecoming' on sale now

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Fans of funny business can pre-order tickets to the opening reception of "Impractical Jokers: Homecoming" beginning at noon Friday, ...

Big Weekend of NYC High School Football  High School Football America

Mark DeCristoforo will be a busy man this weekend, in-and-around New York City. The former St. Peter's (Staten Island) head coach turned High School 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 ...

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

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

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

From left to right, Brother Paul Hannon, C.J. Cariffe, Matthew Izzo, Matthew Tobjy, former Yankee pitcher David Cone, Richard Scafuri, Chris Harris and Anthony ...

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.

Inspirational Athlete: Farrell grid player says cancer made him stronger

Monsignor Farrell High School senior Dan Bentivegna was never the biggest or strongest player on the Lions' football team, but he's no stranger to overcoming ...

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.

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 ...

SuperDance 2016: Teens party at annual Farrell, St. Joseph Hill fundraiser

Students partied the night away while raising money during SuperDance 2016 at Monsignor Farrell High School.

Chaminade falls short in CHSAA Class A state final  Newsday

As Bobby Connors rose for a three-pointer from the right corner Saturday, Chaminade's bench rose with him.The Flyers' eight-point lead over Monsignor Farrell ...

'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 ...

Victoria Poccio and Daniel Quattrocchi are engaged

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Victoria Poccio of Prince's Bay and Daniel Quattrocchi of Pleasant Plains are engaged. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barbara and ...

GRACE Foundation elects four board members to new Executive Committee

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The GRACE Foundation board of directors recently installed four new board members to its new Executive Committee.

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

Eighth-graders and their parents were excited to learn of their acceptance to Catholic high schools through text, email or phone calls. In this photo, a student ...

Staten Island obituaries for June 27, 2018

A roundup of obituaries for Wednesday, June 27, 2018.

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

Monsignor Edmund Whalen will begin his tenure on July 1.

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 obituaries for July 11, 2018

A roundup of obituaries for Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

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

Staten Island Advance/Hilton FloresLou Mannarino proudly puts his arm around son, Rudy, at the beginning of Monsignor Farrell High School's 48th ...

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

View full sizeStaten Island Advance photoDaniel J. Melious, a former religion teacher at Monsignor Farrell High School, sought unspecified damages stemming ...

Farrell community mourns loss of beloved Brother Henry Wright

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Msgr. Farrell community received news Monday that longtime teacher and beloved faculty member, Brother Henry S. Wright, died ...

Farrell High School graduates 264 in Oakwood cermony

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The list of official "Farrell men" grew by 264 this morning as Monsignor Farrell High School held the institution's 46th annual ...

At Good Counsel School, scholarship and faith go hand in hand

Working together on a pre-kindergarten project at Our Lady of Good Counsel School are Jake Muccigrosso, Naomi Mendoza, Andrew Bosco and Lucy Serdaros.

Can a veteran Staten Island band start a Facebook Live concert trend?

Brother Dynamite is throwing an online 'Rock 'n' Roll Party' from 8-9 p.m. Jan. 19. The duo's social experiment just might open the digital door for other bands to ...

National award winning Monsignor Farrell High School marching band opens doors

Female and male woodwind, brass, percussion and keyboard players from seventh- through 11th-grade are invited to open house Nov. 9.

Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell marching band has bragging rights

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

Memoirs: Nicholas Siclari, chairman of Community Board 1

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nicholas [Nick] Siclari loves to make a difference. As chairman of Community Board 1, he's had a hand in more than a few important ...

21 great things to do on Staten Island this weekend: 'Wicked,' 'Sprinklerfest,' 'Day in the Life'

SILive's guide to events from Thursday-Sunday, July 12-15.

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

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Monsignor Farrell High School inducted six individuals into its Hall of Fame on Friday evening during a ceremony at the Oakwood ...

A Weekend of BIG games in NYC by Coach DeCristoforo  High School Football America

Former St. Peter's Head Coach Mark DeCristofo breaks down two big games in New York City high school football last weekend.

To Monsignor Farrell baseball coach Bobby Mulligan the game is more than a game

For Bobby Mulligan there are no bad days in baseball. Not even this preseason, with all the snow and rain and wet fields, all the game cancellations, and ...

Eight Jaques Award winners coming home to Monsignor Farrell for Sunday reunion

They're having a hoops get-together at Monsignor Farrell High School on Sunday afternoon. And don't be surprised if a pick-up game breaks out around the ...

Sean Collins, 'loved adventure, loved life' before tragic death

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, Sean Collins went towards the destruction to help restore power to Puerto Rico, and kept ...

Fred Fugazzi Memorial Committee to host awards dinner in West Brighton

Fred Fugazzi Memorial Award Committee is planning its 40th annual Dinner for Saturday, March 3rd at 7 p.m. at Li Greci's Staaten in West Brighton.

Inspiron Construction completes phase 1 of Monsignor Farrell High School renovation; Project team includes: Zubatkin, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Zin Electrical and Graham Architectural  New York Real Estate Journal Online

The project at Monsignor Farrell High School was completed with a collaborative effort by the entire team consisting of Inspiron Construction, Zubatkin Owner Re ...

Farrell High School graduation commences in Oakwood

Monsignor Farrell High School is holding its 47th annual commencement ceremonies this morning at the Oakwood school.

Daughters of Divine Charity honor St. Joseph with mass, potluck dinner

On St. Joseph's Day each year for the last 10 years, the Daughters of Divine Charity play host to a mass and "Pot Luck Dinner" in Arrochar.

There's a NEW No. 1 in Coach Mark DeCristoforo's NYC Top 5, plus dreams of a Metro Bowl  High School Football America

South Shore moves up two spots to No. 1 in Mark DeCristoforo's NYC Top 5 opinion poll that the former St. Peter's (Staten Island) head coach creates for HSFA.

Timothy Fiori, Farrell and Wagner sports standout, dies at 66

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Timothy Fiori, 66, of Grasmere, a retired FDNY firefighter, an exceptional athlete who starred in baseball and football for Monsignor ...

Notre Dame Academy senior honored with Petrides Award

Notre Dame Academy senior Kathleen Coen received the Michael J. Petrides Award for 2018. (Photo courtesy of Borough President James Oddo's office).

Rep. Daniel Donovan on serving in Congress: Now, ‘it’s personal’

The Advance sat down with Rep. Daniel Donovan, the incumbent Republican candidate in November's congressional election, to talk about Staten Island.

Youth and adult REC sports notebook: SIYSL president gets special honor; Sacred Heart hoopsters state case again

Staten Island Youth Soccer League (SIYSL) president Bill Smith has been selected as one of the 100 most powerful people on Staten Island. The Staten Island ...

Staten Island schools announce snow closings for Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Most Staten Island schools, including all New York City public schools and the borough's three colleges, are closed Thursday due to ...

Impractical Jokers: A 'Homecoming' at Staten Island Museum

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The Impractical Jokers are coming home. The Staten Island Museum announced a new exhibit that will be dedicated the four pranksters ...

Nicotras gift nearly $70K to local charities at COMMONS Cafe

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Hoteliers Lois and Richard Nicotra who head up a foundation in their name, gathered at the COMMONS Cafe last week where they ...

Minty Awards dinner gala to honor community leaders

The sixth annual dinner gala will take place Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Staten Island Catholic schools announce snow closings for Thursday

Some Staten Island Catholic schools are closed for the storm.

Who is undefeated Monsignor Farrell's baseball MVP? Ask the players

Bob Mulligan has a quiet approach to teaching baseball. Just ask the Monsignor Farrell High School players. "He's not loud and doesn't get in your face like ...

Recognizing the Finest: Big arrest for home-grown heroes

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Officers Patrick Lenza and Luke Feliciano were bestowed "Cop of the Month" honors for swiftly arresting a teen suspect who allegedly ...

Monsignor Farrell High School basketball 2012-13 preview

HEAD COACH Mike Dunn, third season ASSISTANT COACHES Peter Tutrone, Danny Fisher, Tom McGoff, Bob Ricciardi LAST SEASON 10-16 overall, 7-3 ...

Edmonton Oilers' prospect Joe Gambardella returns to Farrell for a visit

Minor leaguer helped lead UMass-Lowell to regular season and tournament titles.

Dennis Barrett's boys prepare a big birthday salute for former Staten Island coaching great

Legendary Farrell coach getting a 70th birthday celebration on June 8.

Brianna Clayton & Mark Costello are engaged

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Jersey City, N.J. residents Brianna Clayton and Mark Costello are engaged. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lori Clayton of Asbury ...

Staten Island's Farrell alumni dish on show business

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- On hand to bring a touch of Hollywood starpower to Staten Island were actor Theo Rossi and actors/comedians James (Murr) Murray ...

Prom 2017: Great Kills High School brings Wild West to S.I.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- PS 37 in Great Kills was transformed into the Wild West Wednesday evening as Great Kills High School students celebrated their ...

Scenes from the Meals on Wheels 'Paris' gala in South Beach

Meals on Wheels of Staten Island hosted their annual Carriage Ball Friday at The Vanderbilt on the South Beach Boardwalk to a crowd of several hundred, ...

Tough times for Catholic high schools; as challenges mount, efforts aimed at curbing enrollment decline  Staten Island Advance -

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- These are tough times for Catholic high schools. The difficulties are coming from a variety of directions: The schools are faced with ...

Farrell football alumni hit gridiron for a good cause

OAKWOOD - Members of every decade of Monsignor Farrell High School football's illustrious history made their way back to the gridiron recently for the fifth ...

Photos of High School on Staten Island by Paul Moakley - The New York Times  New York Times

Paul Moakley was a sensitive, intellectual 14-year-old when he first arrived at Monsignor Farrell High School, an all-boys Roman Catholic school on Staten ...

Port Authority targets E-ZPass speeders. How about fixing Goethals toll traffic? (commentary)

No chance you'll see any speeders on a weekend night.

Monica Lantry and Kevin Tracy are married

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- New Dorp resident Monica Theresa Lantry and Oakwood resident Kevin James Tracy were married on March 17,2017 at St. Charles ...

Monsignor High School on Staten Island holds commencement exercises  Staten Island Advance -

Hilton FloresThe soon-to-be graduates at Monsignor Farrell High School in the Oakwood section of Staten Island get ready for the commencement ceremony.

In Class: Students travel to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery efforts

We're highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in -- both inside and outside the classroom. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Students from ...

Prom 2017: CSI High School parties in New Jersey mansion

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- CSI High School of International Studies seniors celebrated their prom like a bunch of ballers on Thursday night in New Jersey.

These four friends grew up pulling pranks. Then they turned their shtick into a cable TV empire.  The Washington Post

The adolescent humor of “Impractical Jokers” has made four old high school buddies into unlikely stars.

Staten Islander appointed to manage city's public housing agency

Mustaciuolo, 57, will be in charge of day-to-day operations at the nation's largest public housing agency.

Monsignor Farrell football Advance All-Star Zach O'Neill headed to Columbia

Monsignor Farrell's Zach O'Neill, second from left, signs a letter saying he will attend Columbia University as his brother Eric, dad Eric, mom Christine, and FBN ...

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