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A warm ‘pop-up’ of winter nature activity at Blue Heron Park

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It was a cold, dark, drizzly day — perfect for going to the park, right? It is if you go to Blue Heron Park in Annadale where the Nature Center is comfortable, warm and dry. Not only that, outside their large windows is a “cafe for birds.” About a dozen feeders […]

Michael Moorer, proud southpaw heavyweight champion, gives advice for life

Fit and active at 51, Michael Moorer looks like he could still be in the ring. During a visit with Lifestyles for the Disabled, the former heavyweight champion Michael shared how sticking to his convictions helped him achieve his goals. Read our full article here, on (Written collaboratively by Steven Filoramo and Joseph Padalino […]

‘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 article by  Joseph Padalino, Antonio Pabon, and Salvatore DiBenedetto:  ‘Buon Natale’ — Merry Christmas, Italian style (Brought to you by Honda of Staten […]

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 article by Steven Filoramo, Meredith Arout, Salvatore DiBenedetto, […]

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,

Matt Green: Over 8000 miles beneath his feet

“I always say that my favorite block or neighborhood is the next one that I walk… I’m not always thinking about what I saw in the past, I’m thinking about ‘Where am I now? What’s right ahead of me?’

NY Giants preseason chatter with fans and Eli

Get psyched for the Giants preseason game against the Patriots by listening to Antonio Pabon’s interview with “super fan” Nick Johnson. Check out the photos of Antonio and the Lifestyles crew at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in the Meadowlands. And yes, that is Eli Manning joining in the group photos. Game time is 7:30 […]

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 […]