Tag Archives: New York

Walk for justice

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 →


New High School Equivalency Test Available

Adults who have not graduated from high school or obtained an equivalency diploma may now take The Test Assessing Secondary Completion™ (TASC™). As of January 2014, it replaces the General Educational Development (GED®) assessment in New York State. Those successfully passing the TASC™ exam will earn a high school diploma. Continue reading →


New Report Touts Economic Importance of Erie Canalway Trail

Parks & Trails New York (PTNY), the state’s leading not-for-profit park and trail advocacy organization, today announced the release of its new report, The Economic Impact of the Erie Canalway Trail: An Assessment and User Profile of New York’s Longest Multi-use Trail. This first comprehensive study of the Erie Canalway Continue reading →