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96 Year Old Priest To Be Honored For World War II Service
A Buffalo-area priest will be inducted into the Wall of Honor at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park on November 10th, nearly 75 years after he enlisted in the United States Army during World War II.  96-year old Msgr. Dino J. Lorenzetti served as a Staff Sergeant in N…
SFC Jason Dent Is This Week’s Hometown Hero
It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming with help from our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week.  This week, our Hometown Hero from Lockport, NY serves in the United States Army.  It’s S…
Join Brett Alan At The KIA Memorial March
If you haven't seen this march in the past, do not miss it this year.  You can help out Veterans, their families and organizations that help Veterans all at once with this one of a kind march.

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