Tag Archives: Education

Eileen and John Asaro Alzheimers

For WNY Couple, Alzheimer’s Association is a Refuge

“Our children actually were the first to notice something was ‘off’,” recalls Eileen Asaro. Her husband John was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 18-months ago, after his children began questioning why he was repeating himself so often, and he started having serious problems with directions while driving. “We were actually Continue reading →

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Choose Health Yates outreach a success

The Choose Health Yates Coalition reached more than 65 Yates County community members and visitors during their second time attending the annual sidewalk sale in Penn Yan on Saturday, July 26th. The coalition sponsored a tent focusing on the theme of healthy living within Yates County. Each member organization sponsored Continue reading →

Brian Kolb

EDUCATION REFORM NEEDS TO PUT ‘CHILDREN BEFORE POLITICS’

The Assembly Minority Conference launched a new website in March– “Children Before Politics” – which provides insights and information about how we can fix what’s wrong in our education system, and allow kids across New York State to have a better educational experience. Providing high-quality education is the most important thing we Continue reading →

brothers keeper

President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

By Dr. Gary Smith Recently, President Obama announced the creation of a new program to help Latino and African-American males. Not surprisingly, he called this initiative “My Brother’s Keeper.” During his presidency, Obama has used this biblical phrase more than 60 times to support his commitment to aiding the disadvantaged Continue reading →