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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 […]

Coney Island Day Trip

On a hot day toward the end of August, a group and their staff decided to head off to one of the famous summer destinations in New York. Coney Island.    “I loved it,” said Janet D. “I want to do it again.” She and Kamila B came to the Media Department to be interviewed […]

Mastering the jigsaw puzzle

Anthony DiCostanzo, one of our puzzle masters is at it again. He connected the 300 pieces of this Colosseum puzzle in less than four hours. What interests him about doing puzzles? Pretty much the basics. “Putting the correct pieces in the correct order,” he said, is what gives him satisfaction. He shared a bit about […]

We Rock the Spectrum – Staten Island

Life-Wire’s own Anthony D. took an inside look at a sensory gym located here on Staten Island.  James Grosso, Owner of “We Rock the Spectrum” talks about the idea behind the gym and the different equipment and activities they have. “The gym is made for all kids, the gym is for every child for all […]

Batter up for Autism Awareness

On a recent warm but breezy summer night, Staten Island High School seniors played against each other for an Autism Awareness Fundraiser event.   The sixth annual event held at the College of Staten Island pitted private against public school players. It was a chance to play against each other one last time before the […]

The Trikes Arrive at Lifestyles

Tricycles delivered to the courtyard of Building 15 created quite a buzz on Thursday. The eight NuvoTrikes were unloaded, sat upon and given a couple of quick test runs. The three-wheelers also piqued the curiosity of some of the members of the Media Department. Greg P got some background information by interviewing Chris Trifaro, who […]