Staten Island Ballroom Dancers in The News.

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Featured this week are photos from local happenings, including events hosted by the Staten Island Ballroom Dancers, Employee of the Month ceremonies at Richmond University Medical Center, and the Uncle Chase Foundation Trunk or Treat event in Mariners Harbor.

The Ballroom Dancers held three events recently, all at the Crystal Room in South Beach, after a 15-month hiatus due to the pandemic. The June event was hosted by board members Jack Strandfeldt (president), Charlie Stoffers (vice president), Norbert Phillipps (treasurer) and Marilyn Laraia (recording secretary).

The August summer social was hosted by Rudy and Luz Hernandez and Rene and Edna Besabe. Finally, the October dinner-dance was hosted by Vincent and Pattiann Ferrara and Richard and Maryann Mazza.

Staten Island Ballroom Dancers October dinner-dance was hosted by Vincent Ferrara, Maryann Mazza, Pattiann Ferrara and Richie Mazza. The event was held at The Crystal Room in South Beach on October 17. (Courtesy Joan Springstead, SIBD Publicity)

Staten Island Ballroom officers vice president Charlie Stoffers, president Jack Strandfeldt, and treasurer Norbert Phillipps host the Staten Island Ballroom Dance in June 2021. Not pictured is recording secretary Marilyn Laraia. (Courtesy Joan Springstead)

Smile, Staten Island: Ballroom dancers, RUMC Employees of the Month, and Trunk or Treat in Mariners Harbor

Updated: Nov. 11, 2021, 10:12 p.m. | Published: Nov. 11, 2021, 3:01 p.m.