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Vincent Loranty Is This Week’s Hometown Hero! [VIDEO]
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 from Attica, NY.  From our United States Army, it&CloseCurl…
Worst Prison Riot In U-S History Right Here In WNY
It turned out to be the bloodiest prison riot in U-S history and it happened right in our backyard. A four-day riot at Attica Prison came to an end on this date in 1971 when State Troopers stormed the prison and in the process killed 29 inmates and 10 hostages. 80 others were seriously injured.