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Couple Discovers Buried Treasure Worth $52,000 in Their Backyard and Returns it All to the Owners

The Staten Island couple had always assumed that the metal contraption in their yard was an electrical box of some kind – not a stolen safe containing thousands of dollars in cash and valuables.

Watch Teen With Rare Skin Disease React to His Family Being Surprised With Handicap-Accessible Home

John Hudson, who is one of the “Butterfly Children” suffering from a rare skin condition, could barely contain his emotions over the new home.

New York Neighborhood Noise May Be Healthy For its Residents

Loud workplace noise has been found by many studies to cause harm, but a recent analysis links the sounds of all-night car horn blasts...

Restaurant Only Serves Meals Lovingly Made by Grandmas From Around the World

Everybody knows that there is nothing quite like grandma's cooking. That's why Jody Scaravella created a restaurant that is only run entirely by grandmothers. Every day...

Husband Buys the Wrong Lottery Ticket – and Wins $169Mil for Wife

This husband didn't listen to his wife — but it paid off big time. Staten Island homemaker Nancy Viola, 37, ended up with a jackpot...

Kids Pick Perfect Song to Sing for Teacher With Cancer (WATCH The Moving Moment)

When New York public school teacher Adriana Lopez was diagnosed with breast cancer, her students wanted her to know they ‘had her back’. So they...

NY Cop Tickets Turnstile Jumper, Then Finds the Unemployed Man a Job

When a transit cop saw a man jump a turnstile without paying a fare, he did what a cop has to do. After writing...

Polish Baby is Named After Fallen US Soldier Who Saved his Father

A Polish soldier became a proud father in January and named his newborn baby in honor of the young U.S. soldier who saved his life...

In East Coast Marshes, Goats Take On a Notorious Invader

For 30 years, countless man-hours and millions of dollars have been spent trying to tame a pernicious, invasive reed in the eastern U.S....

Lowe’s Employees Jump to Help, Fix Disabled Vet’s Broken Wheelchair 

Michael Sulsona, who lost both his legs after stepping on a land mine as a soldier in Vietnam, was lucky to be in his...
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Couple Marks 66th Anniversary With $15 Waldorf Astoria Hotel Room

Tony and Jo Fioravante will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary today the same way they spent their wedding night, with a stay at the...
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America’s Biggest Landfill To Become New York’s Largest Solar Project

What was once the largest landfill on the planet is being reinvented to provide solar energy to the citizens of New York City --...
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How You Can Help Protect Endangered Frogs

You may have heard that frogs are in trouble, with about a third of the world's species currently threatened by a disease called chytrid...
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Charge Your Phone on the Street With NYC Solar Stations

New York City unveiled the first of 25 free solar charging stations for mobile phones on Tuesday, installed in response to Superstorm Sandy, which...
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School Kids Share Love and Valentines With Senior Citizens (Video)

The adorable kids in the fifth grade chorus of PS 22 in Staten Island talk about the importance of Valentine’s Day and cheer up...
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War Amputee Flashes New Limbs After Historic Double Arm Transplant

A quadruple-amputee GI from Staten Island proudly showed off his two newly transplanted arms yesterday by using them to push his wheelchair into a...
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War Amputee Flashes New Limbs After Historic Double Arm Transplant

A quadruple-amputee GI from Staten Island proudly showed off his two newly transplanted arms yesterday by using them to push his wheelchair into a...
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Woman Named ‘Holiday Hero’ For Still Providing Food, Clothes For Sandy Victims

A 25-year-old dynamo who has been feeding hot meals to hundreds of families every day since Staten Island, NY was hit by Hurricane Sandy...
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Anonymous ‘Santa’ Hands Out $100 bills in Storm-hit NY

A wealthy Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to...
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Anonymous ‘Santa’ Hands Out $100 bills in Storm-hit NY

A wealthy Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to...