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Happy Thanksgiving from Lifestyles: Yummy food, good company and perfect poems

Happy Thanksgiving from Lifestyles for the Disabled and best wishes for a good time with family and friends, over a good meal and, for some entertainment, reading poetry from the Lifestyles Thanksgiving Poetry Slam.  These are the winning poems from the Wood Shop and Shopping groups. Enjoy.  Thanksgiving by the Wood Shop We wait all year […]

Take a break from Thanksgiving preparations: Read a Lifestyles poem

It’s the night before Thanksgiving and every back is breaking with preparations for the annual feast. So sit down and have a low calorie treat. Enjoy these poems from the Lifestyles Poetry Slam.  Colors of Fall by the Mee1 group Green is as pretty as the leaves on the tree int fall – Justina C Black […]

Add some rhymes to your thyme and spice up the Thanksgiving holiday

Rhymes and a few chuckles are sprinkled in this sample of Lifestyles Thanksgiving poems from the Zoo Group 2 and the Maintenance group. Enjoy. And check out some more Poetry Slam poems here.  The Best Day of the Year by the Zoo Group 2 The pumpkins have gone away, colorful leaves are on the ground. Family […]

Thanksgiving poems to ease us into the holiday

  To ease us into the spirit of Thanksgiving, we will share poems performed at our Thanksgiving Poetry Slam. We will share a couple a day leading up to Turkey Thursday. Here is one from third place finisher the Greenhouse and the next is from Media, among the runners up. The Greenhouse Thanksgiving Dinner Thanksgiving […]

Author’s reading leads to ‘Abandoned House at the Edge of the Woods’

We had an author visit just before Halloween to read from his book of short stories that were a little creepy and mysterious. The author Chillbo Camron has some history here at Lifestyles. He is more familiar as Mike Commorato, our radio guy in the Media Department.  Mike entertained us with his stories from “The Void; […]

Fair Finds Disability Resources for Transition to Adulthood

Individuals seeking adult services for disabilities and their families learned about what is available at the Family Resource and Transitions Fair, this past October 5. The gathering of service providers, sponsored by the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council, was held at the College of Staten Island for families of people transitioning from school to adult […]

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 […]