February 2017

Found 10 blog entries for February 2017.

Congratulations to Peter Benedict on another job well done, and congratulations to the new and former homeowners of 173 Freedom Avenue. We here at Tom Crimmins Realty wish the best in your new homes, and hope that many new wonderful memories will be waiting for you there!

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Reeds Basket Willow Swamp ParkKnown as the "greenest borough," Staten Island has more than 12,300 acres of protected parkland and is home to over 170 parks. With this great number and variety, our parks can't be beat! These parks provide a plethora of recreational activities to satisfy both the adventurer and the easy-going.

Reeds Basket Willow Swamp Park

This hidden park located in the heart of Todt Hill, on Ocean Terrace, consist of 55 acres of remarkable parkland and three bodies of water. To most, this park is unknown, however there are hiking trails perfect for taking a stroll and exploring the nature. Primarily, one can find red and white oaks, hickories, tulip and beech trees, sweet gum, and red maples. After the park was excavated for a gas pipeline about 40 years ago,

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 Congratulations to the new homeowners of 204 Amber Street, we here at Tom Crimmins Realty hope its the home you've been dreaming of, and we wish you all of the happiness to come in your new home! Also, congratulations to Anthony Cammaroto on another job well done!

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 Congratulations to Tom Delese and Sallyanne Malfi on another job well done! We here at Tom Crimmins Realty wish the new owners the best of luck, and to both the former and new homeowners, we hope that your new home is even more special, and all the more memorable than the last!

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Goethals bridge replacement projectThe Goethals Bridge has been helping those living in Staten Island and New Jersey to commute back and forth since its opening on June 29, 1928. Now, with construction on route to replacing the aging Goethals bridge, this will be the city's first new crossing in 50 years.

How does the New Structure Compare to the Old?

Unlike the old cantilever structure, the new construction of the Goethals Bridge consists of twin spans rising south of the current structure. Similar to other replacement bridges being built, the engineers decided to use cable-stayed spans for this new bridge. Another new feature of this bridge are the road-supporting cables which fan out diagonally from central anchor pylons as well as the pylons themselves which will now be V-shaped.

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Congratulations to Alison Ponterio and Kawing Chiu on another job well done, and congratulations to the new homeowners of 40 Milbank Road. We here at Tom Crimmins Realty wish only the best, and we hope that your new home is even more full of joy than the last!

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Why Are Community Organizations Important?

Organizations are important for your community because they focus each community's needs specifically. These organizations are the gateway to voice your opinion to government organizations. Community based organizations make improvements at a family level according to your environment. More transportation, housing, environmental protection, emergency response and petitions are issues each community addresses. Attending community board meetings will help you create relationships with others in your neighborhood and create a tight knit community, and a tight knit community  can benefit everyone in the neighborhood and can keep small businesses going, as well as preserving historical significance, safety, and

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Congratulations to Linda Kramer, Tom Delese, and Sallyanne Malfi on another job well done. We here at Tom Crimmins Realty wish the new homeowners of 232 Elizabeth all the happiness that their new home will bring them, and that their new home will have many new memories to come with it!

 

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Congratulations to Tony Vega and Adam Bronko on another job well done. We here at Tom Crimmins Realty wish the best for the previous homeowner, and we hope that your new home is the home of your dreams!

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Recently, one of Staten Island's very own schools was ranked the fifth top public school nation wide on niche.com and that prestigious school is Staten Island Technical High School. 

In the article Staten Island Tech Earns Top Grade in National Ranking (D.Lore, 2016), it mentioned how "It was... ranked among the nation's top high schools for science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM)" and for it's very high college readiness score of 99.6%. 

Staten Island Technical High School is one of the eight specialized high schools across New York City. To become admitted into one of these schools an eighth or ninth grader must take the Specialized High School Admissions Test also known as the SHSAT. The student must take this timed multiple

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