Posts Tagged: Staten Island

Staten Island ship graveyard

Once of the largest marine scrap yards on the East Coast, the Witte Marine Scrap yard is located on Arthur Kill Road in Rossville. Now officially known as the Donjon Iron and Metal Scrap Processing Facility, the scrap yard was opened in 1964 by J. Arnold Witte, Sr.

Reformed Church on Staten Island

This Greek Revival style church was erected in 1844 to the designs of Staten Island builder James G. Burger and was enlarged in 1898 with a Colonial Revival Sunday School addition designed by architect Oscar S. Teale. The church’s congregation is the oldest in Staten Island and its first church building was erected on this site in 1715.

Hurricane Sandy Cleanup Continues

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

Days after Staten Island was hit by rising tides from Hurricane Sandy, residents returned to their homes to salvage personal items with the help of volunteers.

The area remains without power while communities start to pick up the pieces from the worst storm in the city’s history.

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath on Staten Island