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Check out my listing in Westerleigh—248 Willowbrook Road!  ASKING PRICE:  $629,000!

This immaculate one-family detached 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch on a 51' x 109' corner lot in the heart of Westerleigh, features a completely renovated eat-in kitchen and renovated bath with bench and self-cleaning doors including a washer/dryer unit, original hardwood floors throughout under carpeting, recessed lighting, Triple-pane Andersen windows, custom made blinds, new central air conditioning unit, automatic sprinkler system, a custom-made garage, 15 years to go on a 30 year roof.










The First level is a Living Room/Dining Room combination, Eat-In Kitchen, three bedrooms and

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Have you made memories this summer? Did I inspire you to take risks, try new things, embrace your special days, live life to the fullest? Do you keep a photo journal of special events you shared with friends and family? Do you keep a diary or a journal of your fascinating life?!! I sometimes meet people who share stories about different events in their life. I will comment to them about what a great short story it would make or how exciting it must have been. They will sometimes nod and say, “Hmmm” or look at me like I have two heads. I attended a Journal writing event. We were each told to pull out a coin, note the date and write about something that happened that year. It was pretty interesting what the participants wrote about. It might have been a

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Did you treat the family to Langan’s Patties and Deputy Dogs at the Tavern Terrace Outdoor Concert Series, or attend any of the outdoor concerts?  Did Vito Picone and the Elegants, the Expressions, and, of course, the fabulous opening warm-up act, Vinnie Medugno, singing the oldies,  thrill you as they always do at the Midland Beach Splash Plaza?  Thank you my gentle reader, Rose, for sharing photos from the concert.



Did you try a Taste of Tango on Thursday at the Greenbelt Recreation Center, Shape Up NYC: Zumba at Midland Beach, attend the AfricanFest NYC at Mount Carmel or experience Basic Canoeing at Willowbrook Park.

Fifty (yes 50!) years ago, I graduated St. Peter’s High School for Girls and 50 years ago I fell “in like”

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Did you participate in the 'Touch and Feel' Tour of the Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House and learn about the many fragrant, culinary and health beneficial plants that are easy to grow and use, volunteer to help clean and beautify Westerleigh Park or make a rag doll at the Crafting Cloth Dolls workshop at the Mont Sec House? Did you take the family to one of the Movies Under the Stars? We are so lucky on Staten Island to have so many free events!

The Opening Reception of the exhibit: DOLLS, hosted by the Staten Island Creative Community at Art On The Terrace Gallery, took place on Saturday.  Read about "The Doll Says Project" below. For more info about SICC and/or future events, visit or their Facebook page,

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Did you cool off at High Rock listening to the sweet sounds of Viva Voce Brass--Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, try Freshwater Fishing at Clove Lakes Park or attend the talk by Pat Salmon “Institutionalized on Staten Island” at Alice Austen Park? Did you participate in the Taste of Tango at Greenbelt Recreation. You will get another chance to do so on 8/15.

Did you join Staten Island OutLOUD on a stroll up St. Paul’s Ave. to celebrate the life and work of The Poetry of Audre Lorde? Congratulations to Beth Gorrie and Staten Island OutLOUD for receiving the National Endowment for the Arts Endowment award for the 10th straight year! Staten Island OutLOUD has been chosen to present The Big Read in our community this autumn. For more info and upcoming events,

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