It Can Always Get Worse!

Posted on 27 March 2014

 by Penny Nichols   On my way home this morning I stopped at the local donut shop to get my 4th  cup of coffee so far today. They have good coffee no matter what time of the day it is. I’ve gone in there at night and the coffee is as fresh as it is […]

Penny Nichols Makes Sense – Bats!

Posted on 07 November 2011

Everything I Know About Bats   by Penny Nichols Bats have wings, they use them to fly. They have fangs that are very sharp. They use the fangs for scaring insects and drinking blood. Bats look like rats. You can’t hear a bat scream. If it vibrates you can hear it talk, you may not be […]

Free Wi-Fi at Clove Lakes Park

Posted on 20 October 2011

AT&T Launches Free Wi-Fi Service   Thanks to AT&T, Staten Islanders can enjoy free Wi-Fi at Clove Lakes Park in Staten Islnad, as well as 4 other parks in New York City accross the five Bouroughs. Five New York city park locations in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island will be able to access AT&T […]

Amboy Road Reaching Its Full Potential: A Special Report

Posted on 13 October 2011

   (from How can we help Eltingville plan a real Town Center? Borough President Molinaro envisions a “Town Center” look for Amboy Road in Eltingville. “Why tolerate a substandard, unattractive road corridor,” Molinaro said, “when we can benefit from a more efficient, safe and welcoming design?” Read BP Molinaro’s Special Report      

Penny Nichols Makes Sense – Children Cause Divorce!

Posted on 09 October 2011

Children are one of the leading causes of divorce. by Penny Nichols Is it wrong to tell your Children that the reason you are getting divorced is because of them?  Even when you assure them that they are not responsible for the marriage breakup, most children believe they are somehow responsible anyway. They think to […]

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Posted on 10 November 2014

Volleyball League of Staten Island Winter Volleyball league starts Thursday January 8th, 2015 at 7:30pm and ends April 23rd, 2015 (each season is about 15 weeks long) Location: All league matches will be played on Thursday nights at the Fastbreak Basketball Center 236 Richmond Valley Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309. Ample and free parking is […]


Spooktacular at the Staten Island Zoo

Posted on 25 October 2011

Spooktacular was Spectacular!   Spooktacular is one of the best Halloween events on the Island. This year Staten Islands Zoo annual Spooktacular was once again sold out. The entire zoo is transformed into a Halloween paradise. There were thrills, chills, and great entertainment for all. The Zoo was transformed into Candyland, Harry Potter, Finding Nemo, […]


Penny Nichols Makes Sense – Health & Wellness

Posted on 19 October 2011

Penny Nichols – Health & Wellness This month’s advice – Laugh loud and Laugh often.   The Benefits of Laughter It’s hard to be tense and angry when your laughing. Laughter dissolves tension, stress, anxiety, irritation, anger, grief,  and depression. Remember,  a person without a sense of humor is like a car without shock absorbers. It […]


Staten Island Dog Runs and Parks

Posted on 19 October 2011

Some great places for you and your dog to get some excercise. STATEN ISLAND Dog Runs and Parks Silver Lake Park Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 7 a.m.-dusk; Sat. & Sun.: 9 a.m.-dusk Location: Victory Blvd., below the pavilion, across from Parkview Apartments What you’ll find: A large open area, with three benches for owners. Water fountains […]