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Your Staten Island News Now

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"Your Staten Island News Now" provides Time Warner Cable subscribers on Staten Island with local news and information specific to their communities. Each hour, NY1's Staten Island viewers get specialized coverage ranging from politics to the arts.

Bree Driscoll

Bree joined the NY1 team in December of 2006. She grew up in Skaneateles, New York, and graduated from Providence College in Rhode Island with a degree in Communications and a minor in Business and Development of Western Civilizations.

Bree started her career as an Associate Producer for NY1's sister station, News 10 Now in Syracuse. She quickly moved on to a reporting position in the Ithaca newsroom and then to the Morning Reporter position for News 10. She has covered everything from breaking news to the Great New York State Fair.

Bree lives on Staten Island and enjoys traveling and watching Syracuse Orange Basketball.

Mara Montalbano

Mara has made a name for herself pounding the pavement of Staten Island looking for stories that affect local residents, businesses, and politics. You may have seen her lugging her gear around the Island, at community board meetings, major crime scenes, on the Hylan Boulevard divide, or at the top of the Fresh Kills Landfill.

A graduate of St. John's University on Staten Island, Mara started her career with Time Warner Cable as an intern for The Staten Island Newscenter on SI76, and was later promoted to a freelance news reporter. She joined NY1 in December 2004 to be the first reporter for the "Staten Island News Now" insert.

Mara grew up in Brooklyn and lives on Staten Island.

Anthony Pascale

Anthony may not have grown up in New York City, but he's no stranger to the Big Apple.

He started his career in 1999 as a general assignment reporter at WETM-TV, the NBC affiliate in Elmira, New York. One year later he was offered a job at NY1's sister station, R News in Rochester, NY. There he spent almost six years anchoring and reporting. On September 11, 2001, he was sent to New York City to cover the attack on the World Trade Center, and helped contribute stories to NY1 during that month.

Anthony grew up in New Jersey and lives on Staten Island. He is a graduate of Ithaca College's Park School of Communications, and his hobbies include playing golf, dining out and traveling. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP