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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 ...

In Class: Students challenged with STEM activities

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

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

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

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..

Prom 2019: Tottenville High School celebrates in the city

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Monsignor Farrell High School names Lou Tobacco president and CEO

The former state assemblyman graduated from the school in 1990.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Lawrence Musanti appointed principal at Monsignor Farrell

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Prom 2017: Monsignor Farrell parties at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Monsignor Farrell High School celebrated its senior prom Wednesday night by dining and dancing at the Hilton Garden Inn. Check out ...

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

Larry Musanti was officially named Monsignor Farrell's principal Monday evening, replacing Msgr. Edmund J. Whalen, who was appointed vicar for clergy of the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Some made lots of money. Some made history. They're musicians, entertainers, actors and singers, entrepreneurs and artists. But they ...

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

Here's our latest roundup of reunion reminders (including one taking place over the bridge)

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Staten Island Catholic schools announce snow closings for Monday

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

Monsignor Farrell High School honors 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

Farrell Hall of Fame 2015. Inductees to the Monsignor Farrell High School Hall of Fame class of 2015: Michael Marino, Richard Decker, Mark Rienzi and ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

SuperDance 2018: Students dance for a good cause

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

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 169

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

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.

Fundraiser celebrates life of the late Sean Collins

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

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

farrell.jpg. Members of the Monsignor Farrell High School class of 2013 file into the gym to begin their graduation ceremony. (Staten Island Advance/Hilton ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Monsignor Farrell High School will kick off its 50th anniversary year with its first alumni principal at the helm of the Oakwood school.

Staten Island's Monsignor Farrell marching band has bragging rights

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- For 31 years, Larry Christiansen, director of band at Monsignor Farrell High School, has had his charges perform the heart-tugging ...

Julianne Avolio and John Michnya are married

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Pittsburg, Pa. residents Julianne Avolio and John Michnya were married at The National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Oct. 21, 2018.

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

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island justice has dismissed a former Monsignor Farrell High School teacher's lawsuit accusing the school of defamation and ...

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 - 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 ...

Woman of Achievement bestowed the Notable Women in Human Services Hall of Fame Award in Albany

Women's History Month was celebrated in Albany Tuesday, as Zulma Cruz, and Director of Food Advocacy at Project Hospitality, was awarded the Notable ...

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.

The Gym Bag: Island youth wins national boxing crown; Wolyniec goes into soccer Hall and more

Here's some of the top stories about local athletes the last week.

Prom 2018: Notre Dame Academy celebrates at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Notre Dame Academy students and guests celebrated their senior prom Thursday night in extraordinary style at the Hilton Garden Inn, ...

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

Centerpiece in the Tompkinsville community for more than a century is thriving with a healthy enrollment.

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

"The only reason we do the show anymore is to make Staten Island proud," Murr said before the exhibit was made public.

'Impractical Jokers' want to be taken seriously in new photo exhibit, up until Sunday

The exhibition is inside Ludlow Studios in Manhattan.

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.

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

Dongan Hills restaurateur was known for 'strength and loyalty'

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.

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 ...

Successful track coach Cuffe won't be back at Monsignor Farrell

Tom Cuffe, the highly successful track coach at Monsignor Farrell High School, will not be returning to the Oakwood school next year, the Advance has learned.

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.

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.

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.

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