Preserving Staten's Island's Great Outdoors

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A smile and a stick are essential equipment for the traditional hiker

image of a Scout with a hiking staff

By MICHAEL W. DOMINOWSKI The Greenbelt Conservancy I was making my way along the Blue Trail. Recent rains had turned a short bit of the popular Staten Island Greenbelt hiking path into a shallow, narrow – and very slippery – V-shaped ditch. Which, of course, invited my foot to partake of its greasy qualities. My…

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