Tag Archives: Staten Island

A pioneer in the Lifestyles Greenhouse

If you know Nancy Jones, you would think she has been gardening all her life. But like many other people at Lifestyles, she learned her skills here. Nancy retired in March to Danbury, Conn., after 16 years of planting plugs, creating flower arrangements, organizing sales, supervising Bingo and bringing a little sunshine to everyone’s life […]

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 […]

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.

A windy Great Kills Beach as Jose passes by in the Atlantic

While Hurricane-turned-Tropical-Storm Jose is making its moves in the Atlantic, it’s making its presence known along the coast with high surf and riptides. It won’t be coming here, Andre Fitzgerald assured us. It’s going north and turning east. Rain here, but more in Long Island tonight. We decided to go to the beach and see […]

Joe’s Walking essay

My day of being in a wheelchair is horrible. It’s horrible because of my circumstance. I want to be able to walk like other people. I want to kick a ball like other people. I want to be like a normal person. Not because I’m normal now, you know what I mean? I want to […]

Lifestyles goes on set at Staten Island CTV

“Quiet on the set! 5 – 4- 3- 2 …” And so began a new Lifestyles for the Disabled community partnership with Community Television (CTV), a place where we can to go to produce television shows. We visited the studios on Cable Way in Mariners Harbor and were impressed with the knowledgeable people who work […]

Dyslexic students to benefit from new Staten Island charter school

Plans are moving forward to establish a charter school that addresses the needs of children who are having difficulty learning because they are dyslexic. “We’ve got a problem on Staten Island. Students, our children, with dyslexia are going to public schools and their needs are not being met,” said Laura Timoney, the borough’s deputy director of […]

Basketball Fantasy: Shoot the winning basket

The crowd is going wild. The cheerleaders are pumped. Brian coolly dribbles in, shoots and sinks the winning basket. Brought to you through the magic of a green screen. Members of Lifestyles Media Department traveled to New Dorp  to join the high school students at Staten Island Tech for some cool sessions in their TV […]