Honoring Local Women Through Art, Plus More Stories On Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On this episode of the OnSI Podcast… Women’s History Month is marked across the borough through art, cooking, creating and portrait picture taking. How the legacy of women of achievement lives on in imaginative ways.

Also this month, we introduce you to our Local Hero of the Month, who is a pioneering woman herself, striving to make the borough we love a caring and safe place to live.

Plus, a review of what makes Staten Island a great place to call home, according to an immigrant who moved to the borough and is living out the American dream.

Photo by OnSI’s Alex Roldán

OnSI is made possible with funding from Tom and Suzanne Crimmins, owners of Tom Crimmins Realty, the Staten Island-based real estate firm that has made a name for itself for more than a decade as a local, independent, family-run business that knows the neighborhoods it serves.

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OnSI is an independently-owned podcast and digital publisher for Staten Island, New York, with a focus on sharing stories from the community. We are nonpartisan, nonjudgmental, and eternally optimistic about the future of New York City’s oft-forgotten corner.

OnSI is an active member of the Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers initiative, a collection of organizations across the United States and Canada, supported by the Democracy Fund, Facebook Journalism Project, Google News Initiative, and the Knight Foundation.

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