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Video: Saluting Our War Heroes: Robert F. Rohde of Lancaster

World War II veteran recalls his service in the China-Burma-India Theater.

 

The origins of the sorrowful buffalo cartoon

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The cartoon above, drawn by Adam Zyglis in 2007, has been making the rounds of social media in the wake of Ralph Wilson Jr.'s death. 

The illustration, published Sept. 12, 2007, was in response to the injury suffered by Bills tight end Kevin Everett during the Sept. 9, 2007, game with the Denver Broncos.

Reaction on Twitter to the death of Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr.

Video: Vietnam vet became 'perfect liar" to survive at 'Hanoi Hilton'

Alden Vietnam veteran recalls being shot down as copter crew chief and spending more than five years as a prisoner at "Hanoi Hilton."

Video: Snow Dragon melts the snow away

Snow Dragon partnered with Elber's Landscaping to demonstrate one of their snow melting machines, which may come in handy during Buffalo winters. Find the story here.

 

Audio: Brian Meyer, Eileen Buckley discuss Falls redevelopment on Press Pass

Any type of sustainable economic development has consistently passed over the City of Niagara Falls. But Mayor Paul Dyster says there are eight big projects in the works and insists there will be changes to boost tourism. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO'S Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss how Dyster plans to lead the effort for transformational redevelopment.

Find the In Focus video interview here:

Video: Neighborhood parade in the Old First Ward

 

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Old First Ward

 

Irish eyes, and everyone else's, were smiling Saturday in Buffalo as the St. Patrick's Day Parade made its way through Buffalo's Old First Ward.

News Staff Reporter T.J. Pignataro brings us the day's story.

He also provided videos:

Video 1: Parade in Old First Ward

Video 2: Parade in Old First Ward

Video 3: Parade in Old First Ward

News Photographer James P. McCoy provides this photo of the Daley family watching in the Old First Ward.

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We also have photos from Pignataro:

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The following image shows the Ironworkers, part of a "big union presence" at the parade.

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And, of course...

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Here, Colin Patrick Cahill of Derby carries a flag showing the provinces of Ireland.

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Bustle.com chats about chilly weather in Buffalo

 

So, you know how sick we are of all this winter weather?

It turns out, other people feel for us.

They also respect us.

Bustle.com, which defines itself as "a new force in media that delivers everything you want to know, see, and read," took a look at our current weather and meteorological history. From that, they've realized what many -- especially Buffalo natives -- have long suspected.

From lake effect to frozen falls, Bustle.com gives us 9 reasons why Buffalo is the "toughest snowy city" in the nation.

Snowfall by locale based on spotter reports

The National Weather Service notes a record snowfall of 13.8 inches was set in Buffalo Wednesday, breaking the old record of 7.3 set in 1959. The daily snowfall is the sixth-greatest on record for the month of March. 

Here are spotter reports by locale for 24-hour snowfall from this morning:

ERIE COUNTY
BUFFALO, 13.8 inches

MONROE COUNTY...
ROCHESTER INTL ARPT, 16.2 inches

ALLEGANY COUNTY
RUSHFORD, 7.2 inches
ALFRED, 7.1 inches
WHITESVILLE, 3.6 inches

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY...
PERRYSBURG, 11 inches
FRANKLINVILLE, 6 inches
OLEAN, 3 inches

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
RIPLEY, 12 inches

ERIE COUNTY
BOSTON, 13 inches
WILLIAMSVILLE, 12.5 inches
KENMORE, 12.2 inches
EAST AURORA, 10 inches
BLASDELL, 9 inches

NIAGARA COUNTY
YOUNGSTOWN, 12.5 inches
NIAGARA FALLS, 10.7 inches
PENDLETON, 9.5 inches

WYOMING COUNTY
WARSAW, 15 inches
SILVER SPRINGS, 10 inches

Here are 24-hour snowfall totals below based on spotter reports from 9 p.m. Wednesday.

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
PERRYSBURG, 11 inches

ERIE COUNTY
BUFFALO, 13.4 inches
BOSTON, 12 inches
LANCASTER, 12 inches
GRAND ISLAND, 12 inches
DEPEW, 11.5 inches
S AKRON, 11.5 inches
ORCHARD PARK, 11.5
WEST SENECA, 11 inches
WILLIAMSVILLE, 10.8 inches
MARILLA, 10.5 inches
HAMBURG, 10.5 inches
KENMORE, 9.3 inches
EAST AURORA, 9 inches
BLASDELL, 8 inches
ELMA, 8 inches


GENESEE COUNTY
CORFU, 9 inches

MONROE COUNTY
ROCHESTER INTL ARPT, 15.5 inches


NIAGARA COUNTY
SANBORN, 17 inches
NORTH TONAWANDA, 16.5 inches
LOCKPORT, 13 inches
NORTH TONAWANDA, 12.1 inches
PENDLETON, 9.5 inches

WYOMING COUNTY...
WARSAW, 10 inches (as of 4 p.m.)

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