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2019 Christmas Tree & Menorah Lightings in Staten Island

Is there any view more breathtaking than the twinkle of glowing holiday lights? Kick off your yuletide celebrations this season with a Christmas Tree or Menorah Lighting Ceremony here on Staten Island. Bring your whole family and bask in the

From Staten Island to Ireland, the Emerald Isle

In September, Mary and I took our first trip across the Atlantic. We traveled to Ireland with the New York State American – Irish Legislators Society.  The American – Irish Legislators Society is a bi-partisan organization of members of the

Staten Island Volunteer & Donation Opportunities

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to show how thankful you are for life’s blessings by helping those who are less fortunate. It doesn’t take much to offer a helping hand to someone in need. Here are some wonderful opportunities in

Staten Islanders say THANKS This Month

With November’s arrival and bringing with it the quintessential month for counting blessings, Staten Island parents are eager to share what they are most thankful for this year — from their children, spouses, family, and pets to their health, careers,

School Diversity Advisory Group Recommends Eliminating Gifted & Talented and Screened Programs from Schools

Not a Smart Move? Mike Reilly Weighs In… CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! The School Diversity Advisory Group appointed by Mayor de Blasio recently issued several recommendations to promote diversity in New York City Public

11 Reasons to Attend a School Open House

If your child is in the process of applying for enrollment in a new school for the following year, attending as many Open House events at prospective schools is extremely important. Here’s why. Meet the faculty. This is your opportunity

Everything You Need to Know Now About Applying for New York City High Schools in 2019

It’s hard to believe, but your little one is not so little anymore. He or she will be applying for high school this fall! Where has the time gone, you ask? We can’t help you there. But we CAN give

Wearable Fall Trends

The fall season is all about remixing modern classics, which means some fall trends may already be hanging in your closet. However, if you decide to upgrade a few basics, you can find plenty of worthy investment pieces this season

7 Stylish Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

Whether you’re a new homeowner embarking on your first foray into the world of interior design or someone longing to update your surroundings, decorating and furnishing your living space can be a daunting task. Here’s a crash course on beautifying

2019 Staten Island Fall Festivals, Halloween Events & Haunted House Displays

Fuzzy sweaters, brightly colored leaves, hot apple cider, pumpkin flavored everything… Isn’t fall wonderful? Check out a list of haunted (and not-so-haunted) happenings this season. Please be sure to call ahead to confirm days, times and locations of each event.

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