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Deputy Joseph Tortella (center) receiving an award from Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour (Facebook)
Deputy Joseph Tortella (center) receiving an award from Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour (Facebook)
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Local Deputy To Receive Presidential Medal of Valor

Niagara County Sheriff's deputy Joseph Tortorella will be in Washington, DC on Monday to receive the Presidential Medal of Valor.  President Obama will make the presentation at the White House to Tortorella and four other police officers from across the country.

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Zachary Kijowski 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’s Hometown Hero is orignally from North Tonawanda, NY, it’s 21 year old Army Specialist Zachary Kijowski!

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How You Can Help Stamp Out Hunger in WNY

The National Association of Letter Carriers is back at it again this year. They are asking for your help to Stamp Out Hunger this weekend. It's so easy to do, you don't even have to leave your property to help out.

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The Missing Man Table at the Military Ball – A Truly Moving Ceremony

I was privileged and honored to have been invited to attend the 56th annual Western New York Military Ball over the weekend.  Held each year at the Connecticut Street Armory in Buffalo it honors the local men and women of all branches of the military who have served their country.

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John Sniadecki Is This Week’s Hometown Hero Of The Week!

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’s Hometown Hero was born and raised in North Tonawanda.  From our United States Army, it’s John Sniadecki!

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Nathan Hansen From U.S. Navy Is Hometown Hero of the Week!

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’s Hometown Hero is originally from North Tonawanda, NY.  From our United States Navy, it’s Nathan Hansen!

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Retired Navy Petty Officer Jerry Papaj 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’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Buffalo, NY.   It’s United States Navy Retired Cryptologic Technician Technical First Class Jerry Papaj.

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Sgt. David Cross 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’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Buffalo, NY.  It's United States Army Sgt. David Cross!

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Navy Reserves Builder First Class Michael Hoffman 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’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Wheatfield, NY.  It's United States Navy Reserves Builder Michael Hoffman!

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Lance Corporal Brent Armbruster Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming. We would also like to give a quick shoutout to our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week. This Week’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Langford, NY.  It's United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Brent Armbruster!

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Thomas Cannuli of Wheatfield Is This Week’s WNY Hometown Hero

It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming. And we would like to thank our friends at WNY Heroes who help us with our nominations every week as well. This Week’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Wheatfield, NY.  He comes to us from the Army. It’s Thomas Cannuli!

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Gunnery Sgt. Dave Celej Is This Week’s Hometown Hero!

It’s time once again for our Hometown Hero, brought to you by Batavia Downs Gaming with huge help from our friends at WNY Heroes. This Week’s Hometown Hero is orignally from Lancaster, NY.  It's United States Marine Corps Sergeant Dave Celej!

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