60,000 make strides in Jones Beach

Traffic tie-ups, jammed exits and parking problems at Jones Beach on Long Island meant that it was time for the annual Making Strides walk. Although it was windy and cool, the American Cancer Society reports that approximately 60,000 people took part in Sunday’s event, helping to raise more than $3.1 million. That’s a lot of […]

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Western New Yorkers walk in ‘sea of pink’


Newfane High School business teacher Kyle Beth Bridgeman started walking in Making Strides in 2003, the year one of her best friends was diagnosed with cancer.  Two years later, she was pinned with her own disturbing diagnosis of breast cancer.  She underwent a lumpectomy and then endured chemotherapy and radiation as part of her treatment. […]

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