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Jean Douchet

Signature Programs

Louis R Miller Business Leadership Awards Louis R. Miller was a tireless community activist who viewed volunteering as a way of giving something back to his neighbors. Once a year the Chamber recognizes those members of the community that help to make Staten Island a great place to […]

Neighborhood Programs

Chamber On-the-Go Chamber On-the-Go is a mobile business support program that helps New York City small business owners like you access free services without leaving your storefront. East Shore LDC The mission of the East Shore LDC is to enhance the economy of the East Shore by promoting […]


Tourism Partners In the past few years, tourism on Staten Island has started to increase. There are several resources residents and non-residents can use to give them more info on all the borough has to offer.  Shop – Dine – Play Whether you’re looking to shop, dine or […]

Chamber Help Desk

I CALLED THE CHAMBERbecause I needed to connect with the right city agency. –Sandra MathisClick HereI CALLED THE CHAMBERbecause they help me make the right connections. –Rob GulleryClick HereI CALLED THE CHAMBERbecause I needed to act quickly after a fire. –Al Gentile Click HereI CALLED THE CHAMBERfor guidance […]

Annual Gala

The Annual Gala is the longest-running Chamber program and one of Staten Island’s premier business and social events. Each year, the guest list includes the Chamber’s Board of Directors and other leaders, business owners, executives, community leaders and elected officials. The Gala features an array of fun, themed […]

Government Information

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNITED STATES SENATE  Charles Schumer (D)www.schumer.senate.govNew York City Office780 Third Avenue, Suite 2301New York, NY 10017Phone: (212) 486-4430Fax: (202) 228-2838 Washington D.C. Office322 Hart Senate Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20510Phone: (202) 224-6542Fax: (202) 228-3027 Kirsten Gillibrand (D)www.gillibrand.senate.govNew York City Office780 Third Avenue, Suite 2601New York, New York […]

Regional Information

Altitude & Location Area Altitude:    55.0 feet Latitude:    40 deg / 36 minutes N Longitude:    74 deg. / 10 minutes W Lowest Point:    Sea Level 60.9 square miles /38,507 acres 13.9 long 7.3 miles wide (extreme breadth) 57 miles of waterfront County Richmond, New York City, named after […]

Community Information

Community Statistics With just under half a million residents, Staten Island contains a diverse population. Regional Information From north to south, Staten Island is 13.9 miles long and from east to west, the borough is 7.3 miles wide. Government Information There have been 15 Staten Island Borough Presidents.


The Staten Island Railway, which is run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), connects Staten Islanders to the North and South shores of the borough. The Railway extends from Tottenville to the St. George Ferry Terminal. Click Here for Railway Schedule The MTA also runs New York City […]