ARTS & LEISURE

July 14, 2013

Music Video Celebrating America’s Military Heroes Debuts at National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Ga.

Alabama-based recording artist Tim Maggart and New York Lawyer Jonathan D’Agostino collaborate for tribute to U.S. troops COLUMBUS, GA. – The combined musical talents of an award-winning songwriter from Phenix City, Ala., and a lawyer in Staten Island, N.Y., hit a patriotic high note on July 4. The music video for “A Link,” a song co-authored by […]
January 26, 2013

New York Attorney Pens 2 Songs Among 10 Finalists Vying For CMT Listeners’ Choice Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SATURDAY, JAN. 26, 2013 Songs co-written by lawyer Jonathan D’Agostino are among the best 3 years running New York – A lawyer who handles accident cases for a living has proven that writing top-notch songs is no accident. For the third consecutive year, New York-based personal-injury attorney Jonathan D’Agostino has penned a top-ten […]
January 8, 2013

Relevant Public Relations Selected As PR/Marketing Rep For Manhattan-Based Dentist of Miss New York USA® and Miss New York pageants

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013   Relevant Public Relations Chosen By Dr. Victoria Veytsman As Rep  Of Madison Avenue Center For Cosmetic Dentistry and Invisalign Client is Official Dentist of Miss New York USA® and Miss New York pageants   NEW YORK – Madison Avenue Center for Cosmetic Dentistry […]
September 30, 2011

Soon-To-Open Café /Art Gallery Combo Highlights Growth of Staten Island’s North Shore Artist Community

 Free grand-opening exhibition on Oct. 8 to feature works by local artists, and others such as Jon Krawczyk, sculptor of the St. Peter’s Church cross near Ground Zero STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  – Emerging as a living canvas for writers, local artists and musicians, the North Shore of Staten Island, N.Y., is teeming with creativity. One of newest […]
September 22, 2011

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse to Reopen Its Doors on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PRNewswire) — Less than six months after a bankruptcy filing and the closing of many locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse is excited to announce its grand re-opening on Goethals Rd. North on Staten Island in late October. “Charlie Brown’s was a part of the Staten Island community for […]
June 24, 2011

SIBOR Sponsors PS 22 Graduation; School's Famous Chorus Wows Crowd

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Board of REALTORS (SIBOR) was the principle sponsor for the PS 22 5th-grade graduation final assembly. “Supporting education in our community is an initiative that Staten Island Realtors embraces which pride,” said  Kathleen O’Leary Garbarino, president of the SIBOR. “The PS 22 administration, faculty and parents continually roll out the […]
June 20, 2011

Miss New York Starts New Tradition at South Beach NYC

NEW YORK (June 20, 2011) — Kaitlin Monte, Miss New York 2011, began a new tradition  on Sunday morning by visiting fashionable South Beach – not in Miami, but in Staten Island, N.Y. — on the morning following her pageant victory. Ms. Monte received her crown on Saturday during the 71-year-old pageant’s first New York City […]
June 18, 2011

Preliminary Swimsuit, Talent and Eveningwear Awards Captured As 2011 Miss New York Pageant Now Focuses On Tonight’s Finals

NEW YORK (June 18, 2011) — The preliminary competition of the 2011 Miss New York Pageant took place at the St. George Theatre on Friday, setting the stage for this evening’s final round at the historic venue in Staten Island, N.Y., when Claire Buffie, Miss New York 2010, crowns her successor. Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen […]
June 15, 2011

New York Daily News: Competitors in Miss New York pageant show off talents, community outreach and hometown pride

For the first time in its 71-year-history, the Miss New York pageant is taking place in one of the boroughs. Staten Island will take center stage Friday and Saturday at the historic St. George Theater. The competition arrives after a two-year stint in Albany, following a couple of years on Long Island and more than two […]
June 11, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg To Greet 2011 Miss New York Contestants On Brink Of Pageant’s First NYC Production In History

Miss America 2008 to co-host 71-year-old statewide competition on June 18 at Staten Island showplace NEW YORK (June 11, 2011)– New York City will roll out the welcome mat on Monday for the first time in history as home of the celebrated Miss New York Pageant. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will welcome the 22 contestants of the upcoming statewide […]
June 9, 2011

Miss New York Pageant Readies History-Making NYC Debut

 Miss America 2008 to co-host 71-year-old competition June 18 at Staten Island showplace NEW YORK — The Miss New York Pageant is about to take place for the first time ever in New York City. The 2011 statewide event, just one step away from the Miss America Pageant, will be hosted on June 18 by Kirsten […]
May 23, 2011

AJNA of Staten Island, N.Y., Uses ‘Healing Frequencies’ To Promote Well-Being and Self-Healing

  Tuning forks’ ancient musical chords are believed to ‘balance the harmonies of the body’ NEW YORK — Most people would agree that music influences our moods, whether the preference is J-Z, Springsteen or Mozart. The question is: Why? There may be more to our personal music choices than most of us realize, according to Valerie Gullo, […]
May 23, 2011

Baseball Glove Made In USA Is Something To Cheer About

Insignia Athletics of Worcester, Mass., is one of the few athletic manufacturers in the U.S. to make high-end, premium-leather baseball gloves. Visit Rebirth of the American-made mitt to learn more.
May 17, 2011

Relevant Public Relations LLC Crowned Marketing Rep of Miss America Pageant’s New York State Preliminary

 Miss New York Organization selects Staten Island, N.Y.-based firm to lead PR campaign as June’s Pageant Week nears STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  (May 17, 2011) — The Miss New York Organization, official  operator of the Miss America Pageant’s New York state preliminary, has chosen Relevant Public Relations LLC as its public relations and marketing representative.  “We require public relations […]
May 13, 2011

Miss New York Praises Staten Island’s Commitment To Community Service

Claire Buffie expresses delight to borough’s South Shore Rotary over decision to host 2011 pageant  on Island  NEW YORK  (May 13, 2011) —  “Straight for Equality: Let’s Talk” is the platform of Claire Buffie, Miss New York 2010. The reigning state pageant queen visited Staten Island on Thursday, where she shared her passion for diversity and student dignity […]
May 9, 2011

Stu Roaker, president of The Pool Therapist in Staten Island, N.Y., provides safety advice in Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Swimming pool season is starting up, and while it’s time to make a splash, it’s also time to play it safe. Some 300 drowning deaths of children under age 5 occur in swimming pools each year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). In most of these deaths, the children had […]
May 4, 2011

AJNA Holistic Store In Staten Island, N.Y., Sets The Pace For Mother's Day Shopping With An Array Of Wellness Treatments And Products

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The health benefits of energy-harnessing therapies, such as Reiki and Feng Shui, are fueling a growing demand for qualified practitioners. New Yorkers searching for unique Mother’s Day gifts should head to AJNA, a holistic center and wellness-products emporium located in Staten Island, N.Y. Owned and operated by distinguished Reiki Master Valerie R. Gullo, […]
March 23, 2011

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor dead at 79

LOS ANGELES – Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79. She was surrounded by her four children when she died of congestive […]