Staten Island News: Staten Island Museum celebrates its 140th Anniversary with 140 Objects online exhibition

Staten Island News: Staten Island Museum celebrates its 140th Anniversary with 140 Objects online exhibition . “…the Staten Island Museum is celebrating its 140th anniversary of its founding on November 12, 1881 by a group of young naturalists who came together with the idea to preserve the natural history of Staten Island. To celebrate this day, the Museum has multiple initiatives, including a 140 Object virtual exhibition. The exhibition includes historical maps, periodical cicada specimen, sculptures, modern art, and historical artifacts chosen by the Staten Island Museum’s collections staff. It is also the first installment of the museums new online collections database.”

New York Times: Emergency Hospital Reopening on Staten Island to Handle 2nd Wave

New York Times: Emergency Hospital Reopening on Staten Island to Handle 2nd Wave. “The announcement is another sign that New York City is in the grip of a second coronavirus wave that has already led to the closing of public schools, the reversal of some reopenings and warnings to families to scale back their Thanksgiving plans. It also raises the specter of a return to the pandemic’s darkest days in March and April.”