Today begins Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Serena Williams is out with a powerful reminder of that. The tennis star has produced a powerful video that's featured on her Instagram page and on our website. She said she wanted to do it because breast cancer is "an issue that affects all women of all colors, all around the world." Williams added that regularly self-checking is important because early detection is key. She hopes her effort helps to remind women of that. Check it out below... or more here: Serena's Instagram Page
A former Army Special Forces medic will receive the Medal of Honor today. Ronald Shurer risked his life under enemy gunfire to save wounded soldiers in Afghanistan. The 39-year-old was serving as a senior medical sergeant in April of 2008 when an enemy force of more than 200 attacked his team of commandos. More here: USA Today
If you’d like to add a furry family member, Geddes Federal Savings and Loan is hosting a Pet Adoption Day on Saturday in Manlius. 10 shelters have been invited to participate. The event is from 10am to 2pm at their branch on West Seneca Street. Also, we will roll out our Helping Hounds dog of the week on Facebook tomorrow morning at 10:45! More here: NewsChannel 9
After spending 4 months rollerblading across the country, Mike Lempko accomplished his goal! Mike, who is from the Buffalo area, raised over $18-thousand for No Kid Hungry: a nonprofit working to combat childhood hunger. If you'd like to give to Mike’s cause, click here: https://www.gofundme.com/mikeonblades and check out more below.
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