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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 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 to […]

Lifestyles tapes show at Staten Island CTV

The Media Department traveled to CTV (Community Television) to record some segments for an upcoming show on keeping fit at Lifestyles. Here is an inside peek at the Mariners Harbor studio taken by Aaron Bialer. “I wanted to capture what everyone is doing and how they enjoyed what they are doing,” said Aaron. “It’s a […]

Mount Loretto before the Spring warmup

“The weather was so-so. But it’s fun to see Nature, go to the beach, and get some fresh air,” said Riki G. ” ngg_triggers_display=”never” ngg_proofing_display=”0″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The photos show the grayness of the day and a sun that couldn’t quite make it out. “The geese were being annoying, so I said ‘Shut […]

Check out the birds at Blue Heron Park

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Tuesday was a wintry day but life was popping at Blue Heron Park. It was all happening at the bird feeders. Because contrary to popular belief, not all birds go south for the winter. And even though it was cloudy and cold, with temps in the mid 30s, we didn’t even […]

A windy Great Kills Beach as Jose passes by in the Atlantic

While Hurricane-turned-Tropical-Storm Jose is making its moves in the Atlantic, it’s making its presence known along the coast with high surf and riptides. It won’t be coming here, Andre Fitzgerald assured us. It’s going north and turning east. Rain here, but more in Long Island tonight. We decided to go to the beach and see […]

Riki’s Third Tattoo

I like geeky stuff. This tattoo is from a Japanese cartoon or anime. I like the design. It’s my personality. It’s my body. This is my geeky side.   Everyone wants to know: Are you afraid? No. It didn’t hurt. Maybe a little spasm. But in general, I have a high tolerance for pain, so […]

Joe’s Walking essay

My day of being in a wheelchair is horrible. It’s horrible because of my circumstance. I want to be able to walk like other people. I want to kick a ball like other people. I want to be like a normal person. Not because I’m normal now, you know what I mean? I want to […]