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Found 9 blog entries for December 2016.

Happy New Year!

We hope you had a fantastic holiday season and are ready to concur the brand new year! Now, let us help you welcome in the new year with a new list of monthly task you should accomplish this month and each month to follow.

  1. Organize your home improvement files; Review warranties and product manuals to check on recommended maintenance for your furnaces, equipment, appliances, and tools. Keep yourself update to aware by marking your calendar to track scheduled upkeep and service.
  2. Inspect furniture, cabinets, and vanities for loose knobs, pulls, and hinges. Tighten or repair as necessary. Lubricate squeaky door hinges with lightweight machine oil. Free sticky doors by trimming edges or shimming hinges with thin pieces of…
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The South Beach Business Improvement District has announced plans last month to install security cameras to “hot spot” areas to make the Great Kills neighborhood safer.

In 2013, there had been cameras placed in most of the train stations due to usually suspicious activities happening in those areas. Borelli took the initiative to take care of those occurring problems because the train stations had no surveillance for many years.

In 2014, Eltingville’s intersection of Armstrong Avenue and Wilson Avenue had a surveillance camera hooked up to a pole. The camera was used for spotting pedestrian activity and vehicle activity.

Now in 2016, the 122nd Precinct and the Legend Business Group teamed up for a project called the BID to make Great Kills…

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A new $100 million dollar project is coming to South Beach streets. The plan will repair roadways and add sewers due to the flooding that occurs in this neighborhood.

The city began work last month on improving drainage, rebuilding roadways, and upgrading the South Beach drinking water distribution system. This will tackle the heavy flooding that occurs during heavy rainfalls.

The neighborhood currently has a small number of catch basins. The storm sewers are very limited and cannot handle the heavy rainfalls. This project will fix this issue. The Department of Environmental Protection stated that the neighborhood will receive installation of over 3 miles of new sewers, 225 new catch basins, and rebuilding almost 4 miles of existing sanitary…

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Here is the list of submissions sent by the homeowners and fellow Staten Islanders who wanted to appreciate the hard work and creativity of these houses! Be sure to head out this weekend to see these displays in person!

  • 580 Woolley Avenue, Westerleigh -'s 2013 North Shore Holiday Decorating Winners
  • 107 Sharrotts Road, Woodrow -'s 2013 South Shore Holiday Decorating Winners 
  • 746 Stafford Avenue, Huguenot -'s 2015 South Shore Holiday Decorating Winner
  • 174 Van Name Avenue, Mariner's Harbor -'s 2014-2015 North Shore Holiday Decorating Winner
  • 15 Haywood Street, Tottenville
  • 280 Hecker Street, Tottenville 
  • 19 North Edo Court, Rossville
  • 114 Eagan…
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The Staten Island Zoo opened on June 10th, 1936 in West Brighton. The 8-acre zoo will receive an $8.4 million dollar renovation to the current 80-year old aquarium attraction that is there now.

The new floor-to-ceiling tanks will replace the 15 smaller tanks within the 3,600 square foot aquarium. 75 Square feet of that space will hold 3,300 gallons of water in each tank, that is being made by the Department of Design and Construction. Allowing the visitors viewing these massive tanks will be mesmerized by the “walls of water”. The thanks will be made with high-grade filters and advanced temperature and water quality controls.

There is also plans by the city to make mechanical upgrades to the aquarium building that will reduce energy and…

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Come join us this weekend  for an Open House at 57 Roff St, Staten Island, NY 10304

Saturday and Sunday December 3rd and 4th from 2pm-4pm

Directions: Targee St to Roff St

Don't miss the opportunity to see this completely redone 3 detacahed attached house in Stapleton . This house is a commuters delight! Completeely renovated from top to bottome with a beautiful open concept. Large island with granite countertops in the kitchen, nice size bedrooms and a detached garage. Come and see it all for  yourself!!


For more information on this open house or this home please contact Nik Papandrea 917-282-8915 or Elizabeth Del Priore 917-816-1519

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