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U.S. Marine tries to teach reporter how to make a military-style bed
 
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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: 4901383 Staten Island Advance
Big Ang's family shares memories of starlet and final moments
 
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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: 311882 Staten Island Advance
62-year-old living in a bus: 'Living 'like a millionaire'
 
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Ronald Cotton, a South Beach native, turned misfortune into opportunity with his colorful mobile home. (Video/Anthony DePrimo)
Views: 58401 Staten Island Advance
Epidermolysys bullosa: Daily tasks excruciating for teen with rare disease
 
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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: 29988 Staten Island Advance
Watch: Big Ang talks about cancer, Mob Wives and the haters
 
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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: 170508 Staten Island Advance
Homemaker wins $169 million Mega Millions jackpot
 
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Nancy Viola, a homemaker from Staten Island, has come forward to claim the $169 million Mega Millions jackpot. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 80263 Staten Island Advance
God's Plan: College Football Recruit Amad Anderson's Inspiring Story
 
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"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: 28561 Staten Island Advance
"You do not deserve to see the light of day:" Judge sentences Ramada Inn baby murderer
 
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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: 403695 Staten Island Advance
Meet Waffles, the baby sloth at the Staten Island Zoo
 
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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: 14791 Staten Island Advance
See the viral video of Christina Kokonis-Viggers singing "Maybe This Time."
 
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Nearly 6.5 million others have gotten to sing along with former Staten Islander, Christina Kokonis-Viggers, courtesy of a video her friend, Amanda Lasher, filmed of her singing into a Karoke Machine at a Sam's Club last month. (Video provided by Amanda Lasher, photo courtesy of Christina Kokonis-Viggers)
Views: 16438 Staten Island Advance
Life inside a community residence for the disabled
 
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A tour of a group home for the developmentally disabled in Dongan Hills section of Staten Island. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 39529 Staten Island Advance
Teen with rare disease gets new home courtesy of Tunnel to Towers Foundation
 
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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: 8348 Staten Island Advance
Woman with Down Syndrome faces daily challenges with a smile
 
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Kara Toth, a 29 year old woman with Down Syndrome, lives her life to the fullest extent. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 36194 Staten Island Advance
Follow a package through Staten Island’s Amazon warehouse
 
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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: 13375 Staten Island Advance
Grandma vs. Sicilian pizza: Do you know the difference?
 
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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: 15489 Staten Island Advance
'You are a coward' crying 'crocodile tears,' judge blasts man at sentencing in girlfriend's death
 
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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: 859882 Staten Island Advance
Views and progress atop the Bayonne Bridge
 
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Bayonne Bridge project manager shows us the progress so far and how raising the roadway is done. (Video/Anthony DePrimo)
Views: 36976 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island man announced as lottery winner
 
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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: 15668 Staten Island Advance
Small town America: Huntington, Oregon; a destination for weed
 
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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: 3060 Staten Island Advance
Dr. Ben Carson one-on-one interview with SILive.com
 
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Dr. Ben Carson sits down with SILive.com before his town hall style meeting in Staten Island on Monday night. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 11002 Staten Island Advance
Nine-year-old girl living with 22Q Deletion Syndrome
 
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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: 8974 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island surgeon talks ‘Brain on Fire’ movie
 
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Dr. Najjar reviews Brain on Fire movie about his life-saving diagnosis.
Views: 8380 Staten Island Advance
NASA floods rocket launch pad with 450,000 gallons of water
 
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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: 11210 Staten Island Advance
After Trump insult, Staten Islander hammers De Niro portrait
 
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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: 183117 Staten Island Advance
Meet the Mid-Island Little League 12s All Stars
 
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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: 6496 Staten Island Advance
Celebrity golfers share their favorite golf jokes
 
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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: 23918 Staten Island Advance
History of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
 
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A look at the 91-year history of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Video courtesy of Macy's)
Views: 10911 Staten Island Advance
NYC's Empire Outlets grand opening celebration
 
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Thousands celebrated at the grand opening of New York City's Empire Outlets on Staten Island. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 4265 Staten Island Advance
Total solar eclipse 2017: Here's what to expect
 
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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: 13374 Staten Island Advance
First day of shopping at the Empire Outlets
 
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The Empire Outlets are open take a look at what locals are saying about the new shopping mall.
Views: 3105 Staten Island Advance
Young girl with Nail Patella Syndrome shares big message about rare diseases
 
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Ava Garnett a fourth grader at the Petrides School, organized an event for Rare Disease Day on Feb. 28. (Video/Jan Somma-Hammel)
Views: 5072 Staten Island Advance
Sister of S.I. teacher says "she will never be forgotten"
 
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More than 30 family and friends of Jeanine Cammarata gathered outside of her New Brighton home Sunday night.
Views: 4454 Staten Island Advance
A tour of URBY, Staten Island's new upscale waterfront rentals
 
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Dave Barry, the CEO of URBY, Staten Island's new upscale waterfront rental property, takes us on a tour of the complex. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 6600 Staten Island Advance
NYC Winter Lantern Festival lights up Staten Island at opening night
 
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The opening night of the 2018 Winter Lantern Festival at Snug Harbor on Staten Island, featuring traditional Chinese dance performers. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 26821 Staten Island Advance
Amad Anderson and Rutgers Football: Why Amad committed to the Scarlet Knights
 
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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: 5208 Staten Island Advance
SNL's Pete Davidson & Colin Jost show up for NYC's heroes
 
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Pete Davidson and Colin Jost, of Saturday Night Live, show support for Staten Island's many NYPD and FDNY heroes.
Views: 5066 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island's Holocaust survivor stories: Egon Salmon
 
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How Egon Salmon and his family escaped Nazi Germany during WWII. This video is a part of the Where Life Leads You: Stories of Staten Island's Holocaust survivors series. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 4000 Staten Island Advance
BBQ Masters of New York: "Sweet Jerk Chicken"
 
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Frank Sullivan shows us how he makes his famous "Sweet Jerk Chicken" at his home in Port Richmond. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 8181 Staten Island Advance
Staten Island construction worker announced as $7M lottery winner
 
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Rigoberto Mejia of Staten Island won $7 million on the New York Lottery from a golden ticket scratch off he bought on November 30 from Bagels on the Island on Forest Avenue. Mejia, who is originally from Mexico, is a husband and father of 3 girls.
Views: 12367 Staten Island Advance
The Most Italian Eats on Staten Island
 
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Reporter Shane DiMaio tries to properly pronounce the famed Italian cheese, seafood and sweets of Staten Island. #themost (Video by Alexandra Salmieri)
Views: 7621 Staten Island Advance
Whale Watching in NYC harbor
 
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"I always say, Rockaway is the new Cape Cod," says Captain Tom Paladino. You can see whales and dolphins in the New York City harbor. Gotham Whales partnered with the American Princess ship to research and watch whales in New York. The boat leaves from Riis Landing in Rockaway, Queens. (Video: Shira Stoll)
Views: 3338 Staten Island Advance
Dramatic Hurricane Sandy video of storm surge devastating Staten Island restaurant
 
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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: 53212 Staten Island Advance
Sand Castle King: Watch Matt Long work his beach magic
 
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Matt Long makes his living creating fun sand sculptures, here is the one he made today. (Video by Jan Somma-Hammel)
Views: 16091 Staten Island Advance
Students perform original song for #NeverAgain movement
 
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Students at John W. Lavelle Preparatory Charter School performed the song advocating for change. (Video courtesy of Kyle Fackrell)
Views: 2796 Staten Island Advance
Groundhog Day 2019: Watch Staten Island Chuck make his prediction
 
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Watch the furry forecaster predict whether we'll have an early spring
Views: 5194 Staten Island Advance
Reporter tries 41-story Zumanjaro Drop of Doom VR ride at Six Flags Great Adventure
 
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Reporter Amanda Steen tries out Zumanjaro Drop of Doom, the world’s tallest and fastest drop ride, at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. The ride allows participants to point their head and fire at giant spiders attacking. (Video by Amanda Steen and Jan Somma-Hammel)
Views: 25753 Staten Island Advance
CYO Cheerleading Championships 2018: The Varsity division
 
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A relatively new team did little to stop St. Joseph/St. Thomas/St. John Neumann. SJSTSJN performed a near flawless routine to capture the 62nd annual Staten Island CYO Championship Saturday at the College of Staten Island's Sports and Recreation Center in Willowbrook. The Saints compiled a score of 83.0, just edging Our Lady Help of Christians (80.5). St. Charles finished third. (Video by Amanda Steen)
Views: 5403 Staten Island Advance
New York Ranger superfan shows devotion with amazing man cave
 
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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: 2220 Staten Island Advance
Escape Room challenge: New York City's Amazing Escape Room
 
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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: 63014 Staten Island Advance
Female poolees get a glimpse of U.S. Marine life
 
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Female poolees from the NYC area get a glimpse of Marine life with a day of team sports, pt, and learning about MREs at Jones beach. (Video by Amanda Steen and Shira Stoll)
Views: 3409 Staten Island Advance