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‘Buon Natale’ — Merry Christmas, Italian style

“Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo!” declared Lauren Lombardo, wishing the crew of Life-Wire News Service a merry Christmas and happy New Year. For the full story and photos, visit our SILive.com article by  Joseph Padalino, Antonio Pabon, and Salvatore DiBenedetto:  ‘Buon Natale’ — Merry Christmas, Italian style (Brought to you by Honda of Staten …

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Staten Island’s hometown singer Bekah steps into the light

Bekah Samuel showcased several of her new songs, including “Angles in Los Angeles” and “Ego” at a recent screening of the film Destinova. Listen to Life-Wire reporter Meredith Arout interview Bekah, and hear a sample of her music. For the full story and photos, visit our SILive.com article by Steven Filoramo, Meredith Arout, Salvatore DiBenedetto, …

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Making Pesto With Friends

Making pesto can be a group effort. Follow the link below to our photo story in the Staten Island Advance to learn more.  Featuring photos by Alan Russo, Meredith Arout, and Angel Bruno. Making Pesto: A group project, SILive.com

Guardians honored at Surrogate’s Court

The Richmond County Surrogate’s Court’s hosted the Guardianship Recognition Ceremony on August 19th at The Richmond County Courthouse in St. George.  Associate Court Attorney for Guardianship Irini Bekhet ran the proceedings and The Honorable Matthew J. Titone, the new court surrogate, thanked his predecessor and mentor, The Honorable Robert Gigante.  The court works with families …

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What Every Caregiver Should Know: Sen. Andrew J. Lanza Special Needs Fair 2019

N.Y.S. Senator Andrew J. Lanza held his 11th Special Needs Fair on the theme of “What Every Caregiver Should Know.”  The May 17th event at the Jewish Community Center of Manor Road, brought together different schools, day programs, foundations and city agencies, offering day habilitation, transportation options, health, education and more. Caregivers and people with …

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Kiwanis Aktion Clubs Converge on Rochester

Volunteers from across New York descended on Rochester to share their ideas at the Kiwanis Aktion Club statewide conference this past October.  Lifestyles’ own Kiwanians were among the groups represented who talked about leadership, their club activities, and why they give their time. “Kiwanis Aktion Club members serve their communities,” explained Eric Schwacke.  “We’re here …

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