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U.S. Marine tries to teach reporter how to make a military-style bed
Staten Island Advance journalist Amanda Steen went to Parris Island Marine Corps bootcamp and had a drill instructor try to teach her how to make a bed or "rack" military style. (Video by Amanda Steen) Follow Amanda's new series SILive Tries on SILive.com IG: @amanda_steen
Views: 4680715 Staten Island Advance
Big Ang's family shares memories of starlet and final moments
In this exclusive video, Ang’s sister and brother-in-law share the beloved Mob Wives star’s final moments and the legacy she left on Staten Island and beyond. (Video by Anthony DePrimo)
Views: 308372 Staten Island Advance
Epidermolysys bullosa: Daily tasks excruciating for teen with rare disease
Tasks that so many of us take for granted, like washing our face and hands or taking a shower or bath, provide excruciating pain for John Hudson Dilgen, a Staten Island teen with a rare skin disease. (Video courtesy/Joe Purdy)
Views: 28583 Staten Island Advance
62-year-old living in a bus: 'Living 'like a millionaire'
Ronald Cotton, a South Beach native, turned misfortune into opportunity with his colorful mobile home. (Video/Anthony DePrimo)
Views: 57511 Staten Island Advance
Watch: Big Ang talks about cancer, Mob Wives and the haters
In her first public appearance since her throat operation, Big Ang talks to the Staten Island Advance about her cancer scare, how she really feels about Natalie Guercio and those who hate Mob Wives. (Video by Lauren Steussy)
Views: 169973 Staten Island Advance
Homemaker wins $169 million Mega Millions jackpot
Nancy Viola, a homemaker from Staten Island, has come forward to claim the $169 million Mega Millions jackpot. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 75867 Staten Island Advance
From homeless to St. Peter's High School football star
Shakim Douglas, a high school football player with Division 1 prospects who was living in a homeless shelter and commuting four hours from the Bronx to Staten Island every day, is given a chance by a Staten Island family who offers him a place to call home. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 86902 Staten Island Advance
Meet Waffles, the baby sloth at the Staten Island Zoo
Four-month-old Waffles is one of the newest additions to the Staten Island Zoo. Waffles is a Hoffman's two-toed sloth, born to parents CC and Sid. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 11520 Staten Island Advance
Life inside a community residence for the disabled
A tour of a group home for the developmentally disabled in Dongan Hills section of Staten Island. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 36174 Staten Island Advance
God's Plan: College Football Recruit Amad Anderson's Inspiring Story
"It's God's plan, I believe," says Amad Anderson Sr. In 1999, Anderson was a senior football player at Hofstra University when his career was tragically cut short. Now he watches as his son, Amad Anderson Jr., follows in his footsteps as a star wide receiver at Curtis High School. With sixteen scholarship offers from different colleges, Anderson Jr. is deciding his next career move. In the above video, his father recalls his life as a player and advises his son on his new journey and expected successful career. (Video: Shira Stoll) PART TWO: 'The Commitment' -- Amad selects his university, Rutgers. https://youtu.be/U6X9-RphmOk
Views: 26294 Staten Island Advance
Teen with rare disease gets new home courtesy of Tunnel to Towers Foundation
John Hudson Dilgen, a 16-year-old living with epidermolysys bullosa, and his family receive a new handicapped-accessible home in Tottenville courtesy of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 6202 Staten Island Advance
"You do not deserve to see the light of day:" Judge sentences Ramada Inn baby murderer
Michael Sykes is sentenced to two consecutive terms of life in prison without parole for brutally murdering two of his girlfriend, Rebecca Cutler’s young children – Ziana Cutler and Maliyah Sykes – in a bloody rampage inside the Ramada Inn hotel in Willowbrook on Feb. 10, 2016. He was also sentenced to a consecutive term of 25 years to life for severely wounding Miracle Cutler, Rebecca Cutler’s other daughter, who survived the attack. Maliyah Sykes was Michael Sykes and Rebecca Cutler’s daughter. The other two children were Cutler’s children with another man. (Staten Island Advance/Amanda Steen)
Views: 400579 Staten Island Advance
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018: See the new balloons
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018 will feature several new balloons. (Footage courtesy of Macy's)
Views: 25680 Staten Island Advance
Grandma vs. Sicilian pizza: Do you know the difference?
Which is which? Find out here! Just in case there was a shred of doubt remaining, rest assured that Staten Islanders know their pizza. We went out to two local pizzerias with the intention to stump you with two seemingly similar but vastly different square pies: Grandma vs. Sicilian. (Video/Jan SommaHammel)
Views: 12696 Staten Island Advance
Woman with Down Syndrome faces daily challenges with a smile
Kara Toth, a 29 year old woman with Down Syndrome, lives her life to the fullest extent. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 28504 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island man announced as lottery winner
Staten Island man Anthony Perosi was announced as the New York State Lottery Powerball jackpot winner at the customer service center in lower Manhattan. Thursday June 4, 2015.
Views: 14319 Staten Island Advance
Ang's 'Mob Wives' co-stars Karen and Carla reflect on Ang's life
Karen Gravano and Carla Facciolo have known "Big Ang" for decades, but it wasn't until they co-starred on "Mob Wives" together that they saw what made her truly special. (Video by Lauren Steussy)
Views: 82381 Staten Island Advance
NASA floods rocket launch pad with 450,000 gallons of water
To prepare for rocket launches, NASA released 450,000 gallons of water in one minute onto a launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida last week. (Video courtesy of NASA/Kennedy Space Center)
Views: 10243 Staten Island Advance
Total solar eclipse 2017: Here's what to expect
Here's what you can expect on Aug. 21, 2017, when a total solar eclipse will be visible in the United States. (Video courtesy of NASA)
Views: 13312 Staten Island Advance
After Trump insult, Staten Islander hammers De Niro portrait
Staten Islander Joseph DeVito took a hammer to a framed portrait of actor Robert De Niro after he spoke out against President Trump at the Tony Awards. (Video courtesy of Joseph DeVito)
Views: 178738 Staten Island Advance
Nine-year-old girl living with 22Q Deletion Syndrome
Ava Desiderato is a fourth grader from Staten Island who lives with 22Q deletion syndrome (known as 22Q), a disorder which causes the deletion of the twenty-second chromosome. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 7348 Staten Island Advance
'You are a coward' crying 'crocodile tears,' judge blasts man at sentencing in girlfriend's death
Jeffrey McDonald wept as he apologized to his girlfriend Alyssa Johnson's family Monday in a St. George courtroom moments before being sentenced to up to 12 years behind bars for beating Johnson to death last year in their Dongan Hills home.But Justice Mario F. Mattei wasn't impressed by the defendant's expression of sorrow, and instead, lit into him. (Video: Bill Lyons)
Views: 789520 Staten Island Advance
"Impractical Jokers" do Staten Island proud with museum exhibit
Brian "Q" Quinn, James "Murr" Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano wow the crowd as the Staten Island Museum welcomes hundreds of fans to check out the collection of "Impractical Jokers" artifacts in their new exhibit "Impractical Jokers; Homecoming." (Video by Bill Lyons and Victoria Priola)
Views: 5372 Staten Island Advance
Young girl with Nail Patella Syndrome shares big message about rare diseases
Ava Garnett a fourth grader at the Petrides School, organized an event for Rare Disease Day on Feb. 28. (Video/Jan Somma-Hammel)
Views: 4661 Staten Island Advance
Meet the Mid-Island Little League 12s All Stars
Mid-Island Little League 12s All Stars, the team from Staten Island, moved on to the Little League World Series after winning the Regional competition. After watching them practice before heading to Regionals, we got a chance to learn a little more about the team. (Video by: Alexandra Salmieri)
Views: 6164 Staten Island Advance
Follow a package through Staten Island’s Amazon warehouse
New York City's first Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island is the first one in the state and employees 2,000 associates alongside Amazon robotics. Take a tour of a package as it travels from inventory to delivery truck. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 5333 Staten Island Advance
NOAA flies through eye of Hurricane Florence
A NOAA "hurricane hunter" flew through the eye of Hurricane Florence as it heads for the Carolinas. (Video courtesy of NOAA/Nick Underwood)
Views: 19976 Staten Island Advance
Views and progress atop the Bayonne Bridge
Bayonne Bridge project manager shows us the progress so far and how raising the roadway is done. (Video/Anthony DePrimo)
Views: 36597 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island surgeon talks ‘Brain on Fire’ movie
Dr. Najjar reviews Brain on Fire movie about his life-saving diagnosis.
Views: 7683 Staten Island Advance
Small town America: Huntington, Oregon; a destination for weed
A small town with a population of 400, Huntington, Oregon is now a hotspot for marijuana. Due to cities voting to disallow the sale of recreational marijuana, people travel up to three hours to visit dispensaries in Huntington. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 2228 Staten Island Advance
History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
A look at the 91-year history of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Video courtesy of Macy's)
Views: 10671 Staten Island Advance
Communication device reveals autistic teen’s brilliance
Nicholas D’Amora, who is autistic, learns how to communicate freely with an RPM device. (Video/Amanda Steen)
Views: 3737 Staten Island Advance
Bald Eagle found in Staten Island yard rescued
An injured bald eagle was found outside of a West Brighton, Staten Island home on November 17, 2017. (Video by Shira Stoll)
Views: 6132 Staten Island Advance
NYC Winter Lantern Festival lights up Staten Island at opening night
The opening night of the 2018 Winter Lantern Festival at Snug Harbor on Staten Island, featuring traditional Chinese dance performers. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 26298 Staten Island Advance
Celebrity golfers share their favorite golf jokes
It's a special kind of humor: the golf joke. Celebrities at the St. George Theatre golf and tennis outing on October 17, 2016, shared their best golf jokes before teeing off. (Video by Lauren Steussy)
Views: 22817 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island man wins 245.6 million jackpot
Staten Islander Nandlall Mangal, came forward to claim the $245.6 million sole jackpot winning ticket from the August 11, 2018 Powerball drawing. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 6055 Staten Island Advance
Mob Wives’ Angela “Big Ang” Raiola remembered at one-year memorial mass
Mob Wives star Angela "Big Ang" Raiola's sister, Janine Detore, offers words of remembrance during a memorial mass one year after her death. (Video by Bill Lyons)
Views: 15172 Staten Island Advance
Sand Castle King: Watch Matt Long work his beach magic
Matt Long makes his living creating fun sand sculptures, here is the one he made today. (Video by Jan Somma-Hammel)
Views: 15793 Staten Island Advance
NYC Marathon: How runners can navigate the start
Useful tips for runners to navigate the staging area for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, which kicks off at Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.
Views: 8572 Staten Island Advance
Energy, Action, Determination: The TCS NYC Marathon 2018
Action from the TCS NYC Marathon 2018 start line. Runners began the marathon by crossing the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday Nov. 4, 2018. (Video: Alexandra Salmieri)
Views: 2283 Staten Island Advance
The Most Italian Eats on Staten Island
Reporter Shane DiMaio tries to properly pronounce the famed Italian cheese, seafood and sweets of Staten Island. #themost (Video by Alexandra Salmieri)
Views: 5013 Staten Island Advance
An expert wig maker, five decades, and a thousand pounds of hair
Nicholas Piazza has been a wig maker, hair stylist, and wig designer in New York City for 50 years and is still working hard at his craft. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 1735 Staten Island Advance
Historic mile commemorates closing of Willowbrook State School
Historic mile meant to educate walkers commemorates closing of Willowbrook State School where its young residents were mistreated.
Views: 2910 Staten Island Advance
Dramatic Hurricane Sandy video of storm surge devastating Staten Island restaurant
Restaurant owner captured the storm surge as it swept through his Annadale restaurant, Puglia by the Sea. (Video courtesy of Ben Mancuso / Edited by Steve Zaffarano)
Views: 52133 Staten Island Advance
Groundhog Day 2019: Watch Staten Island Chuck make his prediction
Watch the furry forecaster predict whether we'll have an early spring
Views: 4852 Staten Island Advance
Amad Anderson and Rutgers Football: Why Amad committed to the Scarlet Knights
College football recruit Amad Anderson received 16 offers from different Universities to play football. In this video, he talks about the recruitment process, reveals his decision, and why he made selected Rutgers University. (Video: Shira Stoll) PART ONE: "God's Plan." Who is Amad Anderson, what drives him, and his special relationship with his father. https://youtu.be/l9Diqr3oY4w *** Anderson has since rescinded his commitment to Rutgers University and plans to attend Purdue.
Views: 5122 Staten Island Advance
BBQ Masters of New York: "Sweet Jerk Chicken"
Frank Sullivan shows us how he makes his famous "Sweet Jerk Chicken" at his home in Port Richmond. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 7612 Staten Island Advance
Escape Room challenge: New York City's Amazing Escape Room
Watch a group of six try their luck busting out of the Mine room, one of four themed rooms - in The Amazing Escape Room Staten Island. (Video by Anthony DePrimo.) STORY: http://www.silive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/05/can_you_break_out_of_the_amazi.html
Views: 60471 Staten Island Advance
U.S. Marine returns home to Staten Island to surprise family for Christmas
U.S. Marine Andrew Maldonado returned home to Staten Island to surprise his family members for the holidays. (Video courtesy of Andrew Maldonado)
Views: 4388 Staten Island Advance
New York Ranger superfan shows devotion with amazing man cave
Mike Van Pelt, his sister Michelle and friends Matt Salvatore, Stephen Socci, Jordan Stagmiller, and Chris Goetz gather in his New York Rangers themed basement to watch as the Rangers play the Ottawa Senators in game three of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Rangers came out on top 4-1. (video by Bill Lyons)
Views: 2134 Staten Island Advance