Southern Tier Ready to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes

May 31, 2005 More than 1,100 athletes and coaches to compete in the Fall Games The Special Olympics New York (SONY) 2005 and 2006 Fall Games are coming to Binghamton….

Why Wait For 2012? Olympics Already in New York

May 25, 2005 Nearly 3,000 Athletes and Coaches to Participate in Special Olympics New York 2005 Summer Games With the swirl of preparations underway for New York as a potential…

Excitement Builds as Metro Tournament Planning Gets Underway

May 17, 2005 More than 1,300 athletes and coaches to compete at Riverbank State Park NEW YORK– Special Olympics New York (SONY) is busy preparing for the 17th annual Metro…

2005 Metro Tournament Shines at Riverbank State Park

June 7, 2005 More than 1,200 athletes from the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley were in attendance, accompanied by more than 350 coaches and…

SONY Athletes Ready for Winter Games – Nearly 1,100 Athletes and Coaches to Participate

February 8, 2005 This Friday nearly 1,100 athletes and coaches will be in Syracuse for the Special Olympics New York 2005 Winter Games presented by P&C Food and Pharmacy. The…

Countdown to Special Olympics New York 2005 Winter Games presented by P&C Food and Pharmacy

February 1, 2005 In just over a week nearly 1,100 athletes and coaches will participate in the Special Olympics New York 2005 Winter Games presented by P&C Food and Pharmacy….

Inaugural Peter Aquilone Memorial Tournament a Success

January 31, 2005 Aquilone’s commitment to athletes remembered The Jacob Javits Center once again played host to the New York City Regional Tournament, but this year’s tournament took on a…

Special Olympics New York Athletes headed for Japan

January 28, 2005 Local Team to Compete in the World Games 16 floor hockey athletes from the Special Olympics New York Hudson Valley Region will compete in the 2005 World…

SONY Tournament Renamed to Honor Former Employee

January 11, 2005 Peter Aquilone Memorial Floor Hockey Tournament to debut. Special Olympics New York’s (SONY) Board of Directors recently approved a measure renaming the annual Regional Floor Hockey Tournament,…

Volunteers Needed for Winter Games

January 10, 2005 Be apart of the action and be inspired “We have always enjoyed great support from the greater Syracuse community,” said Special Olympics New York President and Chief…

TEAM USA Trains in Colorado

December 22, 2004 Written by: The Hockey Coaches: Janet Riley, Nancy Troiano, & Joe Bellini TEAM USA Trains in Colorado Well we’re home from our trip to Colorado and as…

SONY kicks off countdown to Winter Games

December 6, 2004 Special Olympics New York day proclaimed in Syracuse As the end of 2004 draws to a close Special Olympics New York (SONY) is making news in Syracuse….

5th Annual Real Estate & Construction Gala to Support Special Olympics

October 21, 2004 Real Estate & Construction Gala set for Tuesday October 26th Members of the Real Estate and Construction community will be coming together once again to support Special…

Finger Lakes Region to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes

October 4, 2004 More than 1,100 athletes and coaches to meet in Seneca Falls. Finger Lakes Region to Welcome Special Olympics Athletes Athletes, volunteers and the community are starting to…

Summer Games Close, Will Return to Hofstra in 2005

June 20, 2004 Summer Games Close, Will Return to Hofstra in 2005 When Special Olympics New York (SONY) President and Chief Executive Officer Neal J. Johnson extinguished the Special Olympics…

Syracuse Athlete Sets the Bar for Special Olympics

June 19, 2004 LONG ISLAND – Don’t let Benson Simpson’s size fool you. The 5-foot-2 Special Olympics athlete from Syracuse packs a lot of power into his 146 pounds. In…

Stories From the Summer Games – A Laugh a Lap Leads to Gold

June 18, 2004 Stories From the Summer Games David Crandall got the Summer Games started in style. The Windsor resident pulled away from the field in the 5,000-meter race at…

Thousands of Special Olympics Athletes Return to Hofstra University

June 17, 2004 Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.- Athletes’ Oath For the second consecutive year, approximately 3,000 Special Olympics New…

Special Olympics Torch to arrive in Albany, via local law enforcement escort, on June 10

June 10, 2004 The Special Olympics New York (SONY) Flame of Hope will arrive at Albany City Hall at noon on Thursday, June 10. The Flame of Hope will be…


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