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Buffalo native aboard doomed World War II ship died 75 years ago with the five Sullivan brothers

Source: The Buffalo News By: Lou Michel Date: September 22, 2017 Earlier this week Jerry Reilly’s 91-year-old cousin sat on the porch of her Old First Ward home the two had shared as children. She reminisced about the World War II sailor who died 75 years ago with the five Sullivan brothers and nearly 700 other […]

Buffalo Naval Park hosts ceremony to unveil and dedicate new Gold Star Memorial marker

Ceremony and memorial honor families who have lost loved ones during military service BUFFALO, N.Y. — Sept. 24, 2017 — Today the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park officially unveiled a new plaque that will serve as a memorial to families who have lost a family member during military service. Known as “Gold […]

Buffalo Naval Park Hosts Veterans Tribute Awards Ceremony

Ceremony honors the late Col. Cunningham, Park Executive Director BUFFALO, N.Y. — Aug. 26, 2017 — Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham spent 30 years in active military service with the U.S. Army. He went on to serve as Executive Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from 1993 until his death this […]

Jacobs Delivers Funding for Buffalo Naval Park and Other Waterfront Projects

$1.5 Million in State Funds to Support Major Attractions AUG. 4, 2017 — BUFFALO, N.Y. — Standing near the construction site of the new Explore & More Children’s Museum on Buffalo’s waterfront, New York State Senator Chris Jacobs (60th SD) announced three state grants that he secured to support the museum, the Buffalo Heritage Carousel project […]

Buffalo Naval Park Honors 40th Anniversary of the Arrival of its Ships

Family members of five volunteers who brought the ships to Buffalo will be honored BUFFALO, N.Y. – July 15, 2017 – The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park celebrated the arrival of the USS Little Rock CG-4 and USS The Sullivans DD-537 to Buffalo, N.Y., in July 1977 today by honoring five of […]