The Old Staten Island Hospital.

The Old Staten Island Hospital. How beautiful & sad & so much pain.Lord help those that still search for peace, acceptance, understanding & LOVE.

The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children off the streets. “Cropsey” remained just that, an urban legend, until the summer of 1987 when a 13-year-old girl with down syndrome disappeared from her neighborhood. Five weeks later, she was found buried in a shallow grave on the grounds of Willowbrook.

8 Freaky Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Real

dichotomization: “ The legend of “Cropsey” – the escaped mental patient who lived in the abandoned tunnels of the Willowbrook mental hospital in Staten Island, NY, and came at night to snatch children.

Staten Island Hospital

Horse carriage outside of the Gilded Age - Staten Island, Smith's Infirmary Hospital. Built in opened in

1940 WWI nurse's aid uniform.  worn by Margaret Robinson from 1940-1945 at the Staten Island St. Vincent's Hospital. (Staten Island Historical Society)

1940 WWII nurse's aid uniform worn by Margaret Robinson from at the Staten Island St.

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An Illicit Look Inside Staten Island's Eerie, Abandoned Hospital

Inside the Abandoned Children’s Hospital and Tunnels at Seaview Hospital, Staten Island

The Staten Island University hospital offered doctors instructions for performing procedures without a pregnant woman’s consent.

New York hospital's secret policy led to woman being given C-section against her will

The Staten Island University hospital offered doctors instructions for performing procedures without a pregnant woman’s consent.

At Willowbrook, a Staten Island institution for the mentally disabled, residents were left to languish in squalor with little medical or other care. Willowbrook closed in 1987. Now Vanessa Leigh DeBello has written a memoir about her mother's time there.

Remembering an Infamous New York Institution

This place was Hell Mentally ill patients sit on benches and on the floor in the women's ward at the infamous Willowbrook institution, Staten Island, N.

The family of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner received a $1 million settlement from the area hospital that dispatched paramedics to the scene of his fatal encounter with police. In court docume…

NYPD Sergeant In Eric Garner Death Hit With Internal Disciplinary Charges

Abandoned New York Farm Colonies across from Seaview Hospital. Staten Island, New York. Photographed by Nicole Turchio May 2011

Abandoned New York Farm Colonies across from Seaview Hospital. Staten Island, New York. Photographed by Nicole Turchio May 2011

PEANUT - A1099671 - - Staten Island  Please Share:TO BE DESTROYED  01/04/17  – **NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY** -  Click for info & Current Status: http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/peanut-a1099671/

How to Train a Beagle - Things to Know Before Starting Beagle Training

Willowbrook State School - Staten Island, NY

Willowbrook State School was a state-supported institution for children with intellectual disability located in the Willowbrook neighborhood on Staten Island in New York City from 1947 until

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