Staten Island

City & State recognizes Staten Islanders who have stepped up during the coronavirus pandemic.
At the pandemic’s peak, these heroes put their neighbors first.
New York City Council Member Debi Rose
Debi Rose, the borough’s first Black lawmaker, opened the door to a new, diverse seat of political power.
Staten Island lawmakers are once again showing interest in seceding from the city.
But here’s why it’s unlikely that’ll ever happen.
A patient being screened for thyroid cancer.
State health officials say just don’t screen for it, that’ll solve the problem.
Staten Island Ferry passing in front of the Statue of Liberty
The borough is having a moment – culturally, economically and politically.
Portrait of Max Rose by Sean Pressley
With Donald Trump back on the ballot, the Staten Island Democrat will have to win over conservatives to keep his House seat.
Democrat Max Rose declared victory on election night.
Democratic congressional winners reap the rewards of campaigning as centrists in Trump country.
The Democrat has distanced himself from his party and focused on local issues.
New York City traffic
NYC’s freight plan aims to reduce congestion, while the state is subsidizing Amazon.
People cross the street in the Fordham Heights section of the Bronx.
The July cover of Harper’s mistakes the southern half of Manhattan for all of New York City.