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ReelAbilities Film Fest Features Shorts Jmaxx and Act Natural at Education Center

The landmark ReelAbilities Film Festival brings international films about disabilities to the public.  The series featured two short films, ‘Act Natural’ and ‘Jmaxx and the Universal Language,’ at the Lifestyles Educational Center this past April 3, 2019.  The evening also featured performances by Lifestyles’ talented dancers.  Join hosts Antonio Pabon and Brian Best as they […]

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 […]

Field Day Fun at Ocean Breeze Athletics

At Lifestyles we are all work and play. Check out Ed Burke, Deputy Borough President, singing the praises of the beautiful Ocean Breeze Athletic Facility with Anthony DiFato. And look at all these happy people running, jumping and dancing freely at Staten Island’s premier fitness and competition center. A good time was had by all.

Meet the New Staten Island Yankees, 2018

The 2018 crop of Staten Island Yankee players and their manager talk about the upcoming season with Lifestyle for the Disabled correspondents Sam Stone and Antonio Pabon. Video by Mario Papa. Edited by Mario Papa and Richard So.

WrestleMania WarmUp at Lifestyles

The build up is peeking. The card is set. Or is it? What will John Cena and the Undertaker do? At Lifestyles, Sal DiBenedetto interviewed our own contenders — The Destroyer (Kevin Distefano), Joey Whispers (Joe Padalino), The Darkness (Aaon Bialer), Joey The Wrath (Schiavone). Dangerous Alan Russo, Anthony ‘The Animal’ Arragona, Thomas ‘The Tiger’ […]

'Summer in the Forest,' a film about work of Jean Vanier, to debut in New York

Editor’s note: Lifestyles Media Department had the opportunity to screen “Summer in the Forest,” a film that tells the story of how Jean Vanier’s life was changed when he began living and working with people with intellectual disabilities. Vanier founded L’Arche, an international network of communities supporting people with developmental disabilities. The film has its […]