HEALTH & FITNESS

December 3, 2013

Staten Island, N.Y.-based Registered Nurse Marks 3 Decades of Providing Skincare, Permanent Hair Removal, Holistic Healthcare

Marina’s Advanced Skincare offers a wide variety of wellness-oriented therapies and programs for adults, children, and even pets STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Dec. 3, 2013) — Marina DiStefano is celebrating her 30th anniversary as a pioneer of modern-day holistic-health services on Staten Island. Now marking the first anniversary of its new location, her practice includes an affordable range of […]
July 30, 2013

Haldey Compounding — A Specialized Bronx, N.Y., Pharmacy — To Host Open House For Doctors Whose Patients Could Benefit From Custom-Tailored Meds

BRONX, NEW YORK (July 30, 2013) — Doctors from throughout the New York metro area are invited to attend a free educational gathering sponsored by New York City-based HALDEY Pharmaceutical Compounding. The open-house style function will take place 5 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 7 and Aug. 21, at the company’s new headquarters: 2510 Westchester Ave., […]
July 13, 2013

Staten Island Registered Nurse Marks 3 Decades of Providing Locals With Skincare, Permanent Hair Removal, Holistic-Healthcare

Marina’s Advanced Skincare offers a wide variety of wellness-oriented therapies and programs for adults, children, and even pets STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Marina DiStefano is marking her 30th anniversary as a pioneer of modern-day holistic-health services on Staten Island. Her practice includes an affordable range of services, such as advanced skincare, featuring the latest state-of-the-art technologies available in […]
May 18, 2013

Staten Island Couple Leave Retirement To Rekindle Iconic Salon, Reconnect With Community

Robin and Joe Labita renovate familiar location, launch fresh enterprise with partner STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island husband-and-wife team revered for their community service and philanthropic contributions have returned home following a 10-year retirement in warmer climes. And, in keeping with their entrepreneurial spirits, Joe and Robin Labita are back at work. In addition […]
March 11, 2013

Fund-Raising Bricks To Pave Walkway Of On Your Mark Facility

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On Your Mark (OYM), one of Staten Island’s most effective charitable organizations, is paving the way to the future – almost literally. Coupling a facility-improvement project with a fund-raising initiative, the organization is offering an opportunity for community involvement through the sale of personalized brick pavers. The bricks, individually inscribed with a […]
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 […]
October 5, 2011

Miss New York 2011 Launches Petition To Defeat Deadly Cyber Bullying

 Kaitlin Monte responds to recent suicide of 14-year-old Buffalo resident New York — Kaitlin Monte, Miss New York 2011, has launched a petition supporting New York state legislators in their efforts to address the issue of cyberbullying. In September,  New York state Sen. Jeffrey D. Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) joined fellow members of the Independent Democratic Conference and anti-bullying […]
August 15, 2011

Miss New York Shines Spotlight on Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® While Touring Kids Health Facilities In The State

View a TV interview with Miss New York Kaitlin Monte  ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It’s been less than two months since Kaitlin Monte was crowned on Staten Island as Miss New York 2011. She has since embraced every opportunity the status offers for helping others. Most recently, Miss Monte has embarked on a mission of bringing greater […]
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 19, 2011

Miss New York 2011 Crown Awarded To Miss Southern New York Kaitlin Monte

NEW YORK (June 19, 2011) — The 71st edition of the Miss New York Pageant concluded  yesterday evening with Miss Southern New York Kaitlin Monte crowned as Miss New York 2011. The event, held in the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, N.Y., will go down in history as the pageant’s New York City debut. The […]
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 27, 2011

1 Million In-Ground Pool and Spa Drain Covers Recalled

Covers Pose Possible Entrapment Hazard to Swimmers  NEW YORK (May 26, 2011) — About 1 million in-ground pool and spa drain covers have been voluntarily recalled by manufacturers, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. (CPSC). The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, which could pose […]
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, […]
May 1, 2011

Relevant Public Relations Urges Adults To Heed Government's Advice For Keeping Kids Safe At Pool Sites

Parents and families can build on their current safety systems at pools and spas by adopting additional water safety steps, says the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). As pool season rapidly approaches, New York City-based Relevant Public Relations LLC is urging adults to pay notice — and follow the agency’s life-protecting advice.  “Any safety advice regarding our children, grandchildren, […]