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Mary Friona

Following my heart with my husband and four daughters. An Emmy Award winning journalist lucky enough to work in television & radio for 20 years - seeing wonderful places, meeting great people and telling their stories.

Remembering children gone too soon with a candle-lighting event

The holidays are incredibly difficult for those who have lost a child. This event brings those bereaved families together to honor the memory of all children gone too soon. A candle lighting service, along with music and special readings will lead us to the lighting of a memorial tree full of keepsake ornaments free for […]

Here’s the Music Lineup for 716MAS! :)

We are super excited about this festival and one of the reasons is the amazing music lineup sure to get all of us into the spirit of the holiday season! Here’s our lineup of incredible music that will knock your Christmas socks off!   Saturday, December 7th 11:30-12:15 – Son Boricua 12:30-1:00 – BAVPA Strings […]

‘Breathe, Nolan, Breathe’ – Nolan Burch’s family to mark anniversary of his death at West Virginia University screening documentary on his death.

The parents of Nolan Burch will be at West Virginia University on Thursday, exactly five years after the college freshman died. Burch was a Williamsville native, and graduate of Canisius High School.     He died after a fraternity hazing incident on November 14, 2014. Police say his blood alcohol level was 0.493% at the […]