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Unknown Stories of WNY: Remembering a local hero

BUFFALO, N.Y. — John Basilone was a hero in WWII and now the Navy has christened a second ship in his name and there is also a movement to recognize him here in his hometown. Basilone, born on the West Side of Buffalo, November 4, 1916, into an Italian-American...
BUFFALO, NY
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Draft Preview | Forton discusses pre-Draft process

Jerry Forton and his fellow members of the Buffalo Sabres front office have met with potential draftees, weighed insights from 100-plus viewings of each prospect, and scoured the analytical data. All that remains between now and the NHL Draft - which will be held on July 7 and 8 in...
BUFFALO, NY
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Shaq Continues Run Of Sweet Gestures After Paying Restaurant Bill By Donating Money Toward Shooting Victims' Families

Shaquille O’Neal may be best known for his skills on the basketball court or his unapologetic stances on pop culture, but he’s also low-key known for his incredible generosity. He has been caught in the act of helping fellow shoppers pay for their purchases or dropping huge tips at restaurants — even recently paying for the meals of every person in the restaurant he was at, including the staff! When his tour as DJ Diesel took him to Buffalo in the wake of their mass shooting, he saw another opportunity to help families in need.
BUFFALO, NY
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Boston Crusaders to visit West Seneca school

Drums Along the Waterfront is proud to welcome the Boston Crusaders to WNY for rehearsals at West Seneca East High School on Thursday, June 30! As a founding charter member of Drum Corps International, the Crusaders are one of the most elite drum corps in the world and are the two-time winners of the George Zingali Award for Best Color Guard (2018, 2019).
WEST SENECA, NY

Freshness You Can Taste at The Pita Place

A shot of the front entrance of The Pita Place in Williamsville, New YorkPhoto by J.M. Lesinski. For fresh Mediterranean wraps and salads, The Pita Place in Williamsville, New York is one of Western New York’s best kept secrets. Offering both traditional counter orders and some of the best value family meals to go, The Pita Place is also famous for their superbly crafted pita bread.
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY
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Line of 4,280 plastic lawn flamingos breaks Guinness World Record

June 22 (UPI) -- Parks officials in Buffalo, N.Y., reclaimed a Guinness World Records title by assembling a line of 4,280 plastic garden flamingos. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy assembled the flamingos -- dubbed "FLOmingos" in honor of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted -- into a line Tuesday at the city's Front Park.
BUFFALO, NY
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