We celebrated Flag Day on Wednesday by making several stops around the area to give away free American flags courtesy of Ace Flag. From Amherst to Clarence to Cheektowaga and even a visit to an elementary school parade we put flags into the hands of hundreds of people.
Today is Flag Day. A day to commemorate the adoption of our U.S. flag on June 14, 1777. Every day our children say "The Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag" at school. But how many of us have actually ever broken down the words of the pledge to get a better grip of what it's saying?
Her name was Sarah Hinson. She was born, raised and educated in Buffalo and beginning in 1864 she began a 30-year teaching career at school 31 on Emslie Street until she was appointed principal of the school – a job she held for another 20 years. While she was a teacher – she thought kids should know about the American flag and know what it stands for, so she taught them how to pay respect to th