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Hometown Hero

We know the most ridiculous facts about our favorite athletes, singers and celebrities — but not much about the people who are giving us the freedom to enjoy such luxuries. So WYRK is giving the soldiers who are currently fighting or have fought in the past some recognition by choosing a new Hometown Hero each Friday and featuring them here on WYRK.com. The first song of Noon Tunes is dedicated to them as well.

Jims Steakout will be offering a Pizza Steak Hero in honor of WNY Heroes. $1 from each Hero sold will be donated to the WNY Heroes organization!

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Danielle Nichols Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

This week, our Hometown Hero from Amherst, NY served in the United States Coast Guard. It’s Danielle Nichols!

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Jason Glaser Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

This week, our Hometown Hero from Lockport, NY serves in the United States Navy. It’s Jason Glaser!

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Howard Michael Ehrhardt Jr. Is This Week’s Hometown Hero

This week’s hero was born and raised in Buffalo, NY and now resides in Kenmore. He served our country proudly in the United States Army. It’s Howard Michael Ehrhardt Jr.

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Two Brothers From Depew Honored As This Week’s Hometown Heroes

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, we honor two brothers that both served in Vietnam from Depew!

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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 Sergeant First Class Jason Dent!

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Garrett Jackson From Hamburg, NY 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 Hamburg, NY serves in the United States Army.  It’s SSgt Garrett Jackson!

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This Week’s Hometown Hero Is Anthony Moninski

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 is currently serving in the United States Army National Guard.  It’s SFC Anthony Moninski!

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This Week, We Remember Spc. Alan Dikcis – Our 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, we remember Specialist Alan N. Dikcis of Wheatfield, NY 

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Sgt. Paul Schwartzmeyer 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...

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Gary Darnell 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 Wilson, NY is Gary Darnell!

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Samuel J. Magistrale 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 Buffalo, NY served in the United States Army.  It’s Samuel J. Magistrale!

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Matthew Irwin 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 Newfane, NY served in the United States Air Force.  It’s Senior Airman Matthew Irwin!

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