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St. Jude Patient Headed To Space and You Could Win a Seat Too
One former St. Jude patient is getting the trip of a lifetime.
Val's 6 Year-Old Makes Pandemic 'Heaven'
He’s a kiddo who despite being a month shy of turning 7, still has a baby face, tiny voice, and little dimples on the tops of his hands. He’s only ever been to a couple years of preschool a couple days a week, and had just over 100 days as a kindergartner when the pandemic hit.
One Of The Best Celebrations At St. Jude - No More Chemo Parties
Can you remember what your kids asked for on their most recent birthday? If they got it, I can guarantee, it still didn't bring as much excitement as one of these parties does.
Wagons - Another Way St. Jude Goes Above And Beyond
One of the scariest feelings for a kid is the thought that they could be sick. That's why St. Jude goes out of their way to not make them feel like they're sick in a hospital.
Memorial Set Up To Honor National Guard Soldiers Who Died on 1/20
January 20th, three soldiers in the National Guard died in a helicopter crash just outside Mendon, New York. There is now a memorial set up to remember them.
WATCH U.S. Navy Band Does Sea Shanty Version of Taylor Swift Song
The United States Navy Band put out a video yesterday of their version of Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."
M&T Bank is Hoping to Make a Big Donation to Pancho Packs
Ezra Castro was one of the Bills' most recognizable fans. You may remember him as Pancho Billa...and M&T Bank is trying to help keep his memory alive.
Bills Fans Now Donating To Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s Favorite Charity
Bills fans are donating to Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's favorite charity.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Coming to Tonawanda
There's a Vietnam Memorial Wall replica coming to Tonawanda.
My Favorite Veteran - My Dad
It’s Veteran’s Day, and we here at WYRK would like to thank everyone who has served and is currently serving in our United States Military. I would like to take a couple seconds to stop and say thank you to one veteran in particular. He’s my favorite veteran. He’s my dad.
Veterans Get In To Explore And More For Free On Veteran's Day
If you are a veteran and you're looking for something to do with the grandkids on Veteran's Day, head over to Explore & More for all kinds of fun activities.