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Billoni: Pilgrimage impactful for participants
Mon, Aug 8th 2016 01:30 pm
Dr. Ali Jafari attended the State University College at Buffalo and Palmer College of Chiropractor in Iowa. He wanted to get into health care so he could help others.
Billoni: Recognizing America, Russell Salvatore
Mon, Aug 1st 2016 11:15 am
On Monday, July 4, America recognized its 240th birthday. Independence Day is a celebration in the United States to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which was signed on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress.
Billoni: Women's Porter Cup champion Josee Doyon embraces life en route to turning pro
Fri, Jun 24th 2016 02:55 pm
Josee Doyon, a 23-years-young native of St. Georges, Quebec, who plays left-handed because she grew up shooting left as a young hockey player, was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Player of the Year in women's golf for Kent State.
Billoni: More good news in Buffalo
Fri, Jun 3rd 2016 05:10 pm
Joining nearly 1,500 Western New Yorkers of all ages, we ended a wonderful Memorial Day weekend in spectacular fashion by participating in the weekly Slow Roll Buffalo 10-mile bike tour of city neighborhoods. Held each Monday, these free rides are open to everyone of all ages and all skill levels who are riding every type of bicycle.
Billoni: Thomas Dee and team rebuilding Buffalo's waterfront, reputation
Mon, May 9th 2016 04:55 pm
An hour after the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. announced an exciting, diverse Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup on May 3, Thomas P. Dee relaxes in the early evening sunshine outside, on the Aud Block, once home to the historic Western terminus of one of our country's greatest engineering achievements, the Erie Canal.
Canalside summer season excites
Fri, May 6th 2016 05:00 pm
Nicholas Picholas, co-host of "Janet and Nick In The Morning" on WKSE "KISS 98.5," looked at the lineup of talent for the Canalside summer 2016 concert lineup and declared, "The names speak for themselves, these are big names. It's diverse, it's cool and classy and, of course, it's free and everyone loves free."
Billoni: Corey McGowan seeks to build Island awareness as he builds career
Fri, Feb 26th 2016 03:00 pm
Born on St. Patrick's Day 1989 to John and Patricia, Corey McGowan has lived his entire life on Grand Island. A graduate of Huth Road Elementary, Grand Island High School and Buffalo State College, he left a career in business to follow his passion as a promoter and entrepreneur through Corey McGowan Productions.
Billoni: Impressed with US Naval Sea Cadet Corps
Wed, Jan 27th 2016 01:10 pm
As the secretary of the board of the directors of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park at Canalside on Buffalo's beautiful waterfront, the overnight stay-encampment program offered for youth groups during the spring and fall each season has always impressed me.
Billoni: Remembering legendary sportswriter Phil Ranallo
Mon, Dec 28th 2015 01:15 pm
I was a 22-year-old rookie sportswriter at the Buffalo Courier-Express in August of 1977 when at precisely 7 p.m. my idol, legendary columnist Phil Ranallo, walked into the sports department.
Deb Billoni working for women
Mon, Aug 31st 2015 09:55 am
My wife, Debbie, is truly an amazing person. I am sure every married man can say that and, in each case, it is probably true. What simply astounds me about Debbie is her ability to juggle so many extremely important balls in the air without dropping any and without showing any signs of stress.
Billoni: Buffalo Bills prepare for season
Fri, Aug 7th 2015 07:00 pm
Rex Ryan, the Bills' new, larger-than-life, rock star head coach - clearly a "player's coach" - is why the stands and party areas were filled to capacity, and fans were standing five-deep in the endzone watching every play during this early workout session.
Billoni: Tom Calderone and his sons pitch in for Food Bank
Mon, Aug 3rd 2015 01:15 pm
Tom Calderone said it is important for his three sons to learn the importance of helping others and giving their time to volunteer for worthy causes.
Billoni: Celebrating July Fourth with Bisons, Russell Salvatore and true patriots
Wed, Jul 8th 2015 06:20 pm
As the sun began its decent for a magnificent sunset over Lake Erie on the Fourth of July, Mark Jerge stood on the roof party deck at Templeton Landing and watched his boss, Russell J. Salvatore, personally inspect the buffet line before his more than 300 guests made their way through the four lines.
Billoni's Buffalo Niagara Views: Regardless of rain, Ride for Roswell a rousing success
Tue, Jun 30th 2015 10:35 am
The Ride For Roswell, the single largest fundraising event in Western New York, and North America's largest single-day cycling fundraiser, concluded its 20th year this past weekend by raising a total of $4.5 million for cancer research and patient-care programs at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Billoni: Riding for Roswell (in the rain)
Sat, Jun 27th 2015 11:35 am
With flood warnings posted, the Ride for Roswell still went on for the 20th year Saturday, despite having the two longest rides cancelled.
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: Ride for Roswell seeks to raise funds to combat cancer
Wed, Jun 24th 2015 09:55 pm
I propose we make a change: Along with referring to Buffalo as the City of Good Neighbors, I suggest we extend that to Buffalo-Niagara—The Region of Great Neighbors.
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: Play ball!
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 04:40 pm
There is no better way to signify the start of spring in Western New York than by attending the Buffalo Bisons' home opener.
Billoni's Buffalo-Niagara Views: 'Rexmania' in full force
Fri, Mar 27th 2015 11:30 am
Usually when Debbie and I are on vacation and I am walking around wearing my Buffalo Bills cap, we are greeted with "Still snowing in Buffalo," or "When will the Buffalo Bills ever win?"
Billoni congratulates Buffalo Bills back Fred Jackson
Mon, Mar 16th 2015 09:20 am
Congratulations Fred Jackson, co-captain of the Buffalo Bills, who received the prestigious 2015 Jefferson Foundation's award for the Greatest Public Service by an Athlete during an amazing evening Wednesday, March 4, at Gotham Hall in New York City.