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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