Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced New York state bridges and landmarks would be lit pink that night to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
She said, "Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to reflect on those who have lost their lives to breast cancer, as well as those left behind who are deeply impacted by the loss of their friend, colleague or loved one and recognize those who have beat breast cancer or are currently battling the disease. This month also serves as a crucial reminder to spread awareness and encourage our loved ones to schedule routine mammograms as well as personal breast exams. We know that early detection is key and, while we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, our efforts to increase awareness and support for fighters and survivors continues year-round."