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Shining a light on New York’s most vulnerable

Jonathan Carey was born on September 12, 1993. Hoping to help Jonathan, who was developmentally disabled and autistic learn to be toilet trained and able to dress himself, his parents enrolled him in a residential school that specialized in helping children with autism when he was 9. Nineteen months later, Michael and Continue reading →

Stepping foot onto the Greater Rochester International Airport’s 1,100 acre campus, Woodcrest Commons residents embarked upon one of the most interesting adventures they’ve ever experienced. And it all took place without even leaving the ground.  Pictured here are Woodcrest Commons residents Barb Frielinghaus, Joanne Hackett, Alma Coles, Kathy Hart, Anna Callon, Activities Director Lindsay Lown and resident Rosemarie Klos.

Aviation Lessons on the Wing

Stepping foot onto the Greater Rochester International Airport’s 1,100 acre campus, Woodcrest Commons residents embarked upon one of the most interesting adventures they’ve ever experienced. And it all took place without even leaving the ground. At the Army National Guard Aviation Unit, residents took turns sitting in the cockpit of Continue reading →

The Names of my Mothers cover

Daughter and Birth Mother Meet After 50 Years

One ordinary day, one phone call irrevocably altered two lives. Fifty-something Riordan connected with a North Carolinian known to all as Miss Betsy, but revealed to Riordan as her birth mother. A fascinating story of their complex yet Inspiring reunion unfolds in the pages of this heartwarming memoir. Beautifully written, Continue reading →