Thanks for joining our weekly broadcast of Staten Island This Week for the second week of November. This full segment from RealEstateSINY.com covers key news for Staten Islander from this past week, so stick around to learn more about the big changes taking place in the Charleston neighborhood, some brand new convenience services offered through the Department of Motor Vehicles' website, and more.
Tired of the long lines at the DMV? Relief may be in sight!
The New York Department of Motor Vehicles now conducts more of their services on their website. Beginning last week, drivers were given the option avoid the hassle of appearing in person for services like renewing a license, and more.
A Staten Island School Gets a Brand New Library and Food Pantry Through a Unique Program:
The retail chain Target has granted 25 schools across the nation with renovated libraries that include food pantries for students. P.S. 18 in Staten Island was one of the lucky recipients. Students at the school will be receiving 2,000 new books in addition to an in-library food pantry that will be accessible once per month.
The Charleston Neighborhood will be seeing some big changes in the future!
The west shore area adjacent to Bricktown Plaza will soon receive some re-zoning that will allow for more residential and commercial development. A plot of land which has previously been reserved for manufacturing purposes will reportedly be the site of a future shopping center, senior housing development, and more.
More new homes are to be built in Staten Island’s future!
Staten Island's Mid-Island section will be seeing five new residences in the future, the permits for which were approved last week. Watch to find out more about what types of homes will be constructed in which neighborhoods.
This week, we’ll be highlighting some great local events during the first week of December.
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