The flagship passed almost vertically over the Sandy Hook observation station, rising rapidly as it did so, and in a few minutes all New York was vibrating to the Staten Island guns.
They were actually loading the gun when they were observed by the airship Preussen and the shell they succeeded in firing before the bombs of the latter smashed them and their crude defences to fragments, burst over the middle gas-chambers of the Bingen, and brought her to earth, disabled, upon Staten Island. She was badly deflated, and dropped among trees, over which her empty central gas-bags spread in canopies and festoons.
He had always admired the high and mighty old lady, who, in spite of having been only Catherine Spicer of Staten Island
, with a father mysteriously discredited, and neither money nor position enough to make people forget it, had allied herself with the head of the wealthy Mingott line, married two of her daughters to "foreigners" (an Italian marquis and an English banker), and put the crowning touch to her audacities by building a large house of pale cream-coloured stone (when brown sandstone seemed as much the only wear as a frock-coat in the afternoon) in an inaccessible wilderness near the Central Park.
He lectured in cities as widely apart as Montreal, Chicago, Baltimore, and San Francisco, sailing to the last-named place in 1860, by way of Cape Horn, on the Meteor, commanded, by his younger brother, Captain Thomas Melville, afterward governor of the 'Sailor's Snug Harbor' at Staten Island
One of the largest new construction developments in Staten Island
, Urby has 571 rental apartments and 35,000 s/f of commercial space.
"With the opening of this new youth clubhouse, we are providing the Staten Island
community another critical tool to help combat this crisis and pave the way forward for New Yorkers on the road to recovery."
He was rushed to Staten Island
University Hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to injuries.
World Insurance Associates LLC said DiForte's knowledge of the Staten Island
community and New York Metropolitan area is a tremendous asset and will help grow the company.
Most visitors to New York spend exactly half an hour on Staten Island
. That's how long it takes to get off the big yellow ferry, cut straight across the harbour and get back on the next boat leaving for Manhattan.
The need and academic-based scholarship is to assist students who have declared a major in accounting in one of the three Staten Island
colleges: College of Staten Island
be the distinctive Staten Island
accent, a ritual conch shell
Of the city's five boroughs, Staten Island
has the highest percentage of single-family, detached housing units.