NYC targets 7 Staten Island homeless encampment sites for clearing

A pile of a homeless man’s belongings are seen on the city sidewalk after being moved at DSNY’s request. (Staten Island Advance)

STATEN ISLAND, NY — City officials said this week they targeted seven homeless encampment sites for clearing around Staten Island, but declined to provide exact locations.

Mayor Eric Adams has made a point over the past week of clearing out encampments around the five boroughs as part of his Subway Safety Plan announced last month.

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