Staten Island's Best Dressed: New Dorp High School junior's Sweet 16 and more – SILive.com

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — New Dorp High School junior Heather Rinaldo celebrated her Sweet 16 in elegant style recently at the Staaten, West Brighton.
Dressed in an soft pink, satin gown, Heather partied with her closest family and friends until the wee hours.
Check out photos of Heather's special day and other borough happenings below, and send your "Staten Style" photos to [email protected]

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Meet the dais girls: Nicole Comito, Grace Cunningham, Christina Calandrella, Corrine Sherlock, Emily Goldberg, birthday girl Heather Rinaldo, Sophie Macdonald, Kayla Montemarano, Gianna Luna, and Isabella Rinaldo.

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The birthday girl with her grandmother, Claire Bradford.

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Vincent Tarantola and Alissa Tarantola pose with Heather.

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The Rinaldo family, left to right: Sister Isabella, dad Jim mom Jackie, and brother James pose with the birthday girl.

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Kim Kmety, Diane Sclafani, birthday girl Heather, and Crista Capone.

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David and Kate Bradford flank the birthday girl.

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Daniel Ferlisi, Bishop O’Hara and Daniel's sponsor, cousin Megan Legaspi.

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Great grandmother Ann Denora with Heather.

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Left to right: Aunts and uncles Mark Rinaldo, Laura Rinaldo, Stephanie Luna, Frank Luna, Melissa Comito and Vincent Comito pose with Heather, center.

Courtesy Community Resources
Enjoying the Community Resources 18th Annual "Living Life to Fullest" Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 18 are (left to right) Raquel and Evan Kessler, Donald & Kristen Harbeck, Ina Wishman, Pauline Turay, Ianthe Bradshaw, Wendall Drakes, Claudia Acevedo, and Doug Papa.

Courtesy Joan Springstead
The Staten Island Ballroom Dancers held their October dinner dance at the Crystal Room. The Black and White Masquerade Ball was hosted by member couples Tom and Joan Springstead and Pattiann and Vinny Ferrara.

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Seated at the Community Resources 18th Annual "Living Life to Fullest" Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 18. are Marlene Markoe-Boyd & Cav. Ed Jackson; standing are Lance Luckow, Barbara Devaney, Judy Tuchman, and Jin Heo.

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Diane Sclafani, Isabella Rinaldo, Angelina Deleo, Kayla Montemarano, Sophie Macdonald, Crista Capone, Kim Kmety pose with the birthday girl.

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Community Resources 18th Annual "Living Life to Fullest" Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 18: Left to right, seated: Lilian Ragheb, Mary Ellen Sarcona, Susan Romano, Stella Vandoros, Stephanie Mollenthiel. Left to right, standing: Frank and Christina Paradino, and Anthony Puliafico.

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Heather Karlsberg and her son Daniel Ferlisi on his confirmation day.

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April Case and Barbara Devaney enjoy the Community Resources 18th Annual "Living Life to Fullest" Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 18.

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Standing, left to right: Christina Emmert, Nikki Mcloughlin, Barbara Pollio, Tina Marino, mom Jackie Rinaldo, Grace Silberstein. Seated, left to right: Donna Taddeo and Flo Remi.

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Left to right: Friends Danny Ilinski, Max Cruz, Betim Murici, Christian Brady, Keith McCormack, Ben Kats, Eddie Astol, Thomas Grassi, Aaron Daniels, and Frank Foti pose with the birthday girl.

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Ballroom Dancers strike a pose during their October Masquerade Ball.

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Margaret Karlsberg and her grandson, Daniel Ferlisi, on his confirmation day.

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Robert and Stephanie Pascale with Heather's parents, Jim and Jackie Rinaldo.

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Cousin Samantha Rinaldo, Aunt Stephanie, Uncle Frank, and cousins Adriana Sophia and Gianna Luna pose with the birthday girl.

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Boys on dais (left to right):  Robert Viola, Thomas Grassi, Christian Brady, Ian Torello, and Brandon Coleman pose with Heather.

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Left to right:  Kate Trimarche, Grace Cunningham, birthday girl Heather Rinaldo, Lexi Petrillo, Jenna Onions, and Daniella DiFede.

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Left to right: Matthew Tarantola, Tara Tarantola, Vincent Tarantola, Alissa Tarantola, Glen Eckstein, Cynthia Eckstein, birthday girl Heather Rinaldo, Joyce Antonucci, Karen Taranto, Scot Antonucci, and Dr. Vincent Tarantola

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Grandparents Jim and Linda Rinaldo flank the birthday girl.

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Wendy Cogan, Andrea Biviano, and Theodore Massimino enjoy the Community Resources 18th Annual "Living Life to Fullest" Gala at the Hilton Garden Inn on Oct. 18.
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