Monthly Archives: November 2011


"AssistiveTouch" Helps Disabled to Use iPhone

David Pogue in the NY Times takes a look at Apple’s AssistiveTouch technology which helps make the iPhone more accessible to those with disabilities. “One new feature, called AssistiveTouch, is Apple’s accessibility team at its most creative. When you turn on this feature in Settings >> General >> Accessibility, a new, white circle appears at […]


Board of Managers Meeting: November 2011

Minutes from the Nov. 12, 2011, Y-Knot Board of Managers’ annual meeting at YMCA Camp Chingachgook, Pilot Knob, NY, are submitted for consideration as follows: In attendance were Mark Carnevale (President), Spencer Raggio, Becky Bonn, Don Miller (Vice President), Dave Whalen, Scott Stewart (Vice President), Rick Irvine (Treasurer), Keith Edwards (YMCA Camp Chingachgook liaison), Billy […]


Y-Knot Sailors in Flight

A report from Steve Mintz on a recent adventure for some Y-Knot sailors: “On Oct. 8, Fritz Smith, Dave Whalen, Mark Carnevale and myself took advantage of the opportunity to ride and, indeed, pilot a real SAILplane. This opportunity was made possible by an organization, Freedom’s Wings International.  The fact that all four of us are still […]