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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 ...

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

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — In an age where Americans are reaching the ripe old age of 100 and even exceeding, and a good percentage of super seniors ...

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 ...

Lawrence Musanti appointed principal at Monsignor Farrell

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

East Brunswick seniors shooting to add to legacy in boys' lacrosse this spring

The East Brunswick High School seniors are devoted to boys' lacrosse–and each other, too. There are 14 seniors on the Bears' varsity team in 2019, and most ...

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

Thanks to the help of the students at Monsignor Farrell High school and St. Joseph Hill Academy — members of the Friends of Staten Island (FOSI) -- $47,444 ...

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.

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.

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 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)

Photographer creates stunning video of Christmas on Staten Island

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

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Staten Island Catholic schools announce snow closings for Monday

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

SuperDance 2018: Students dance for a good cause

Monsignor Farrell High School's gymnasium was transformed into a dance club Saturday 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 169

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

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 ...

Staten Island Proms 2016: Monsignor Farrell celebrates at the Hilton

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

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.

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.

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.

Miranda Lambert announces marriage to NYPD cop from Staten Island

The country music star took to social media to announce the nuptials to her fans.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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

Dongan Hills restaurateur was known for 'strength and loyalty'

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.

Staten Island clown surprises audience, takes a bow at Monsignor Farrell performance, then visits cemetery (with photos, video)

New images show the clown at Monsignor Farrell High School; Instagram account documents latest appearances.

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 ...

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, ...

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

The exhibition is inside Ludlow Studios in Manhattan.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Monsignor Farrell High School celebrates prom at Hilton Garden Inn (with photos)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- 132 Monsignor Farrell students and their guests celebrated their prom at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, last night. Check out our ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Join the fight against hunger with the Bread of Life Food Drive

This column is written by the Staten Island Advance/ collegiate correspondent. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If you're from Staten Island, you know that ...

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 ...

Notre Dame Academy senior honored with Petrides Award

A Notre Dame Academy senior received the Michael J. Petrides Award.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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

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

Snow closure updates: Public schools, libraries closed

The New York City Public Schools and many of the private ones are closed on Wednesday because of the nor'easter.

Two Island high schools are worlds apart

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- They may share a name, but few other similarities exist between St. Peter's Boys and St. Peter's Girls high schools. For starters, they ...

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.

Impractical Jokers sold out MSG: 'Not too shabby for 4 guys from Staten Island'

MANHATTAN — Some know them as truTV's "Impractical Jokers," others know them as The Tenderloins but at the end of the day, they are four guys from Staten ...

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 ...

For Staten Island 8th-graders, a tough choice at a tender age

How students plot their priority list may determine which Catholic high school they will attend.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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