WYRK is proud of this country, and the soldiers who have earned our freedom and those who fight to preserve it. We ask listeners to nominate a soldier to become one of our weekly “Hometown Heroes.” Each Friday a new Hometown Hero is chosen. The selected Hometown Hero is featured right here on WYRK.com, thanked for their service on the air and the first song on Noon Tunes is dedicated to them.

Sgt. Zachary Knorr Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!
It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming. And we would like to give a quick shoutout to our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week as well. This Week’s Hometown Hero is 25 year old Sgt. Zachary Knorr…
Emotional First Words Of A 15-Year Heart Transplant Patient
What an incredibly personal, private and emotional video that a Michigan family shared on Youtube.  It was the first words of a 15-year old boy after gaining consciousness following heart transplant surgery.  The boy's father recorded it with the idea to promote the importance of…

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