Santabarbara: Autism Night at Mohawks; recognizing Amterdam's own Andre Jackson Jr. and Mohawks Coach Keith Griffin

Assemblyman Santabarbara hosted his annual Autism Night at the Mohawks at Shuttleworth Park in Amsterdam tonight.His 21-year-old son, Michael, who was diagnosed with autism at age 3, threw out the first pitch.

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, center, and his son, Michael, converge at home plate after the 21-year-old threw the ceremonial first pitch while participating in the annual Autism Night with the Amsterdam Mohawks at Shuttleworth Park.

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Assemblyman Santabarbara presented Amsterdam's own, Andre Jackson, Jr., a New York State Assembly Citation tonight at Shuttleworth Park in honor of him being drafted into the National Basketball Association.

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Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and his son, Michael, presented Amsterdam Mohawks' Baseball Coach Keith Griffin with a New York State Assembly proclamation in honor of his 500th win as coach of the team.