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New Drumming Technique to Help People With Autism

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Parents and professionals joined three-times platinum music artist Jim Donovan Monday at Le Moyne College for an exclusive training session on how to use music to engage people with autism. Donovan, who is now a Saint Francis University professor, said “Percussion Intervention” evolved from his research about drumming and attention spans. “We wanted to study specifically attention to task,” Donovan said. “So […]

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George Pataki Announces 2016 Presidential Bid


Former New York Governor George Pataki has announced his bid to run for President in 2016. Pataki is set to run for the Republican nomination. The state governor ended his three-term stint in 2006 and is known for his leadership through the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “We need to recapture that spirit, that sense that we are one […]

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