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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 SILive.com 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, SILive.com

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 […]

What Every Caregiver Should Know: Sen. Andrew J. Lanza Special Needs Fair 2019

N.Y.S. Senator Andrew J. Lanza held his 11th Special Needs Fair on the theme of “What Every Caregiver Should Know.”  The May 17th event at the Jewish Community Center of Manor Road, brought together different schools, day programs, foundations and city agencies, offering day habilitation, transportation options, health, education and more. Caregivers and people with […]

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 […]

Take a Road Trip Across Elvis’ America from the Back Seat of His Rolls

Independent Lens’ The King, takes us on a journey from Elvis Presley’s humble beginnings in Tupelo, Mississippi to mega stardom, and we discover America along the way, premiering Monday, January 28, 8 to 10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS. Elvis’ legacy has influenced musicians, people, and our culture.  Eugene Jarecki, director/writer/producer, uses Elvis […]

Mandela Fellows Visit to U.S.

More than twenty scholars of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders from countries all over sub-Saharan Africa spent the month of July learning what they could about nonprofit organizations and how they serve people here.