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Afternoon Bulletin: Groundhog Predicts Early Spring, Union Backs Pedicab Workers

The unusually mild winter may soon be followed by an early spring. For Groundhog Day, Staten Island’s furry forecaster, Chuck, stepped into his pen at the borough’s zoo early Tuesday morning and did not see his shadow, thus predicting that there will be an early spring season this year. 360 more words


Staten Island Zoo - Part Two

Last Sunday I devoted my photo montage to adorable ‘AJ’ the baby tamandua.  Here are some of the other beautiful animals we met as well. 49 more words


Meet 'AJ' - Staten Island Zoo's New Addition

Another terrific visit to the Staten Island Zoo was made even more special by meeting ‘AJ’ the zoo’s new adorable baby tamandua.  AJ weighs a little over a pound and was born on September 8th.  209 more words


The Lost Borough, September 14, 2015

Some of my followers took offense to my referring to Staten Island, in my last post, as “the armpit.” I apologize. As penance, I accepted a case that took me to the southernmost part of both NYC and NYS, the isolated area that comprises the County of Richmond. 689 more words

Summer at the Staten Island Zoo

It is always a treat to introduce friends to the fun at the always terrific  Staten Island Zoo.  Along with their varied zoo collection, we got to meet up-close and personal, a young beaver doing his first solo swim, Gregory their fennec fox, a tractable African porcupine, the now grown arctic foxes, Ce Ce the charming sloth and the amazing cassowary.  23 more words