July 2017

Found 17 blog entries for July 2017.


It is time to soak up the last full month of the summer! As we come home from our vacations and begin to mentally prepare for winter returning, we also have to get our home ready for the new month! Your house will need to undergo some chores, both the interior and exterior. These tasks are simple and short this month but are important to get done. With fall being just around the corner, these steps will get your home prepared and ready!

  • Use a vacuum with a narrow nozzle to clean condenser coils on the back or underneath your refrigerator.
  • Prevent yourself from having to deal with a flood! Check faucets for leaks. Replace washers or repair the faucet as necessary.
  • In your kitchen, clean underneath the range hood. It is best to remove and
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Drivers will no longer have to stop at a toll booth after crossing the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Last month, the bridge switched to cashless tolling, in which officials were hoping would reduce traffic and quicken travel time for drivers and commuters. Locals have confirmed that it has!

Governor Andrew Cuomo had begun a series of measures to ease congestion around the city. He stated that the Verrazano-Narrows bridge is a popular route for transportation, and the cashless tolling will improve safety, reduce congestion, and quicken travel between Staten Island and Brooklyn. Not only including those improvements, but the cashless tolling is also modernizing our transportation infrastructure and easing commutes for current and future generations in

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 512 Ilyssa Way , Staten Island, NY 10312

Saturday July 29th from 1pm-3pm

Sunday July 30th from 2pm-4pm

Directions: Arthur Kill Road to Ilyssa Way

Don't miss the opportunity to see this 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom single family, townhome located in Annadale.  Three levels of living!! This home features a  family room that has  garage access and 1/2 bath on the first level. The second level also has a 1/2  bath, a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and custom backsplash. The 3rd level features a  master bedroom, 2nd bedroom, full bath and washer/dryer hookups on same floor. Other features are hardwood floors throughout, new  windows, furnace, central A/C, tank less water

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While Staten Island Borough president wants tourist to take the ferry over and visit longer, residential commuters want to limit the visitors' access on the ferry.

Our borough president, James Oddo launched a Tourism and Cultural Affairs office on Monday, July 24th, 2017. The aim is to get more tourist to explore Staten Island with high-end hotels and mega projects similar to the Empire Outlet and New York Wheel that is underway in the St. George waterfront.

The Tourism and Cultural Affairs office plans to develop a marketing plan for the borough by conducting research on tourist, organize outreach events, and more. The plan is to also get different cultural groups and developers together to promote Staten Island as a place to visit. There has

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 196 Stobe Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306

Sunday July 23rd 2017 from 10am-12pm

Directions: Hylan Blvd to Stobe Ave

Don't miss the opportunity to see this 3-bedroom, 2 bathroom single family, semi-attached colonial home located in Dongan Hills.  Attention Brooklyn commuters!! Near train & buses. A walk to Hylan. Enter into this lovely large living room/Dining room combo with hardwood floors throughout. Lots of light enter with new anderson windows. Eat In Kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Door to yard. Half bath for guests. 2nd floor also features hard wood floors, Full bathroom & 3 bedrooms. 2 bedrooms are master sized.Attic for storage. Full bathroom & 3 bedrooms. 2

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 3 Macon Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312

Saturday July 22nd 2017 from 1-3pm

Directions: Richmond Ave to Macon Ave

Don't miss the opportunity to see this 3-bedroom, 2 bathroom immaculate single family, detahced ranch home located in Eltingville.  Attention large family or medical/office space!!! Total of 6 private rooms. 3 bedrooms & basement has 3 rooms. Immaculate ranch with beautiful hardwood floors. Large living room, dining room, Eat In kitchen. Full bathroom & 3 nice sized bedrooms.
Full Finished basement with additional rooms & open space with a bathroom & a walk out yard. Used as a large family room. There is an additional private office room, private play room, & two large storage rooms.

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There have been many changes to arise, surrounding the MTA. Since 1965, the MTA has been the number one source of public transit and tolls in New York City. Now with tollbooths becoming a thing of the past, it may also cause some changes in public transportation.

The public transportation might have gotten easier for commuters thanks to the MTA, who is planning to redesign Staten Island’s entire express bus system. This plan will cut travel time down to 40 minutes or less. This new system would only have routes that travel to Lower Manhattan or Midtown to avoid the Downtown and Uptown traffic. The system will also rely on the Staten Island highways instead of traveling on local streets.

There are certain bus stops that are rarely used by

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