Happy October! Yes, it’s time for autumn colors and since today marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, you know that means pink will be right up there. Soon you’ll see football players wearing pink. I even saw pink garbage bags yesterday! Today I’m driving toward Binghamton to cover the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer […]
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Soon we’ll be kicking off a month of Strides walks. This is the second year that Corning takes steps first, in September. They had a beautiful day and seeing Joyce Arms in pink is a beautiful sight. We featured Joyce and her fight against cancer in 2004. Her fight is not over and sadly, other […]
Jennifer Gough’s life was changing in December 2004. She and her husband Jason were moving back to New York from Texas. A New York native, moving day back to her home state was one of her happiest. “My face hurt from smiling,” she recalled to an audience of 500 participants and supporters of the Making […]
It was a sweltering Sunday as hundreds of minor league baseball fans gathered in Troy’s Joseph Bruno Stadium to see their Tri- City Valley Cats — sporting pink jerseys — take on the Staten Island Yankees in a game to benefit the Capital Region Action Against Breast Cancer (CRAAB). NYSUT, a longtime flagship sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising walks, was a proud sponsor of this NY-Penn League game.
Okay, so Roberta Elins didn’t make it INSIDE the White House, but here’s the executive vice president of United College Employees of The Fashion Institute of Technology making strides down in D.C. The local just sent me pics. Check them out on NYSUT’s Flickr site. Roberta Elins with her UCE of FIT sign in DC […]
This is the last weekend for 2010 Making Strides. Yes, our most northern areas of the state are the last to stride. Perhaps some year they will be skiing instead of walking? (That’s June and Ron Smith on their cross-country skis in the Adirondacks near Lake Placid. June is retired from Smithtown Teachers and Ron from […]
Congressman Paul Tonko described the scene at Washington Park Sunday that way. I tried to blog, but no Internet connection at my house when I got home. Seems our computer has a virus! Ugh! So here’s the highlights from yesterday. A beautiful, GORGEOUS day. A tad chilly at 9 a.m. when Jen Deso, Mary Ellen […]