Hungarian Ethnic Music in Tottenville!

TIES THAT BIND Celebrating the German and Hungarian Communities of Charleston Experience live Hungarian music this Saturday! Performances at 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. Hungarian Reformed Church fellowship hall, 19 Winant Place (off Arthur Kill Road) Exhibits include: The Kreischer Legacy Charleston’s Hungarian Community — Celebrating 95 years! Hungarian Folk Art Embroidery A selection of books […]

Bedell House for Sale By Owner

From the Staten Island Advance Controversial Bedell House up for sale; Asking price is $1.1Mby Staten Island AdvanceSunday September 23, 2007, 10:08 PM A Tottenville house that was nearly destroyed by its angry owner before being resuscitated through city landmarking is up for sale for $1.1 million. The landmark Bedell House on Amboy Road was […]

Progress on preservation in Tottenville

Historic society hopes to preserve Tottenville buildings as landmarks Thursday, June 21, 2007By ANDREW MINUCCIADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Ever since John Totten Jr. built Totten’s Dock in the late 1840s, the area now known as Tottenville has produced some of the most enchanting architecture to be seen on Staten Island. Now, over […]

Tottenville Owners Complains of Preservation Perverts

From the Staten Island AdvanceHomeowner complains of preservation pervertsHe tells hearing they have peered in his windows since city said it would landmark his Tottenville property Wednesday, April 11, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITER STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Move over, Peeping Toms. A Tottenville homeowner has identified a new scourge: Preservation perverts. Douglas Ford complained […]

Tottenville Landmark Continues to Deteriorate

From the Staten Island Advance Tensions rise over landmarked home in TottenvilleNeighbor tells police and City Hall that owner of the decaying house threatened her familyThursday, March 29, 2007By KAREN O’SHEAADVANCE STAFF WRITERSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A battered landmark house in Tottenville is sparking anger and now fear, with some complaining that nothing has been […]