52 relations: American Revolution, Arthur Kill, Battle of Iwo Jima, Battle of Staten Island, Billy Urbanski, Bloomfield, Staten Island, Boroughs of New York City, Bradlees, Burlington (department store), Caldor, Carteret, New Jersey, Chelsea, Staten Island, Chemical Coast, College of Staten Island, Daniel D. Tompkins, Ferry, Flea market, Fresh Kills, Fresh Kills Landfill, Howland Hook Marine Terminal, Ichabod Crane, Ichabod Crane (colonel), Independence Day (United States), Internet, Isabel González, Joe Rosenthal, Jones–Shafroth Act, Linoleum, Manhattan, Mid-Island, Staten Island, Mount Suribachi, New York City, New York State Route 440, North Shore Branch, Oceanic H&L Company No. 1, Paul Zindel, Philadelphia, St. George Terminal, Staten Island, Staten Island Railway, Telecommunication, Teleport (Staten Island), The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Pigman, Travis Branch, Vandalism, Victory Boulevard (Staten Island), Volunteer fire department, Washington Irving, West Shore, Staten Island, ..., William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge, 1964 Little League World Series. Expand index (2 more) » « Shrink index
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Arthur Kill, also known as the Staten Island Sound, is a tidal strait and a kill between Staten Island, a borough of New York City, and Union and Middlesex counties in northern New Jersey.
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War II.
The Battle of Staten Island was a raid by Continental Army troops under Major General John Sullivan against British forces on Staten Island on August 22, 1777, during the American Revolutionary War.
William Michael Urbanski (June 5, 1903 in Linoleumville, New York – July 12, 1973 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey), was a professional baseball player who played infield in the Major Leagues from -. He would play for the Boston Braves.
Bloomfield is the name of a neighborhood on the West Shore of the New York City borough of Staten Island.
New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
Bradlees was a chain of discount department stores, which operated primarily in the northeastern United States.
Burlington, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory, is an American national off-price department store retailer, and a division of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation with 631 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, with its corporate headquarters located in Burlington Township, New Jersey.
Caldor, Inc. was a discount department store chain founded in 1951 by husband and wife Carl and Dorothy Bennett.
Carteret is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
Chelsea is a small neighborhood located on the West Shore of Staten Island in New York City.
The Chemical Coast is a section of Union and Middlesex counties in New Jersey located along the shores of the Arthur Kill, a heavily used waterway of the Port of New York and New Jersey, across from Staten Island, New York.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is a public college in Staten Island, New York.
Daniel D. Tompkins (June 21, 1774 – June 11, 1825) was an American politician.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
A flea market (or swap meet) is a type of bazaar that rents or provides space to people who want to sell or barter merchandise.
Fresh Kills (from the Middle Dutch word kille, meaning "riverbed" or "water channel") is a stream and freshwater estuary in the western portion of the New York City borough of Staten Island.
The Fresh Kills Landfill was a landfill covering in the New York City borough of Staten Island in the United States.
The Howland Hook Marine Terminal is a container port facility in the Port of New York and New Jersey located in northwestern Staten Island in New York City.
Ichabod Crane is a fictional character and the protagonist in Washington Irving's short story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", first published in 1820.
Ichabod Bennet Crane (July 18, 1787 – October 5, 1857) was a career military officer for 48 years and the probable namesake of the protagonist in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
Isabel González (May 2, 1882 – June 11, 1971) was a Puerto Rican activist who helped pave the way for Puerto Ricans to be given United States citizenship.
Joseph John Rosenthal (October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006) was an American photographer who received the Pulitzer Prize for his iconic World War II photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, taken during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
The Jones–Shafroth Act —also known as the Jones Act of Puerto Rico, Jones Law of Puerto Rico, or as the Puerto Rican Federal Relations Act of 1917— was an Act of the United States Congress, signed by President Woodrow Wilson on March 2, 1917.
Linoleum, also called Lino, is a floor covering made from materials such as solidified linseed oil (linoxyn), pine rosin, ground cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers such as calcium carbonate, most commonly on a burlap or canvas backing.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Mid-Island is frequently applied to a series of neighborhoods within New York City, USA's borough of Staten Island.
Mount Suribachi (JPN.: 摺鉢山, Suribachiyama) is a 169 m high mountain at the southwest end of the island Iwo Jima (now officially Iō-tō) in the northwest Pacific Ocean, under the administration of Ogasawara Subprefecture, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New York State Route 440 (NY 440) is a state highway located entirely on Staten Island in New York City.
The North Shore Branch is an abandoned branch of the Staten Island Railway in New York City, which operated along Staten Island's North Shore from Saint George to Port Ivory.
Oceanic H&L Company No.
Paul Zindel, Jr. (May 15, 1936 – March 27, 2003) was an American playwright, young adult novelist, and educator.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
The Staten Island Railway (SIR) is the only rapid transit line in the New York City borough of Staten Island.
Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.
The Teleport is a suburban-style 100-acre business park east of New York State Route 440 and west of the Bulls Head neighborhood on Staten Island in New York City.
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a horror story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent..
The Pigman is a young adult novel written by Paul Zindel, first published in 1968.
The Travis Branch is a branch of the Staten Island Railway in New York City, that operates from Arlington Yard to Fresh Kills, which is used for freight transportation along the West Shore, Staten Island.
Vandalism is an "action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property".
Victory Boulevard is a major thoroughfare on Staten Island, measuring approximately 8.0 miles (12.87 km) and stretching from the west shore community of Travis to the upper east shore communities of St. George and Tompkinsville.
A volunteer fire department (VFD) is a fire department composed of volunteers who perform fire suppression and other related emergency services for a local jurisdiction.
Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century.
West Shore refers to the section of the New York City borough of Staten Island that borders the Arthur Kill, between the Staten Island Expressway and the Fresh Kills.
The William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge (WTDWR) is an wildlife refuge straddling the New Springville and Travis sections of Staten Island.
The Little League World Series took place between August 25 and August 29 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.