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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.

Totally Sweet Buffalo Easter Marketplace Happening April 9-10!

Butter lambs. Chocolates. Pierogis. Horseradish. Oh my! Buffalo is known for going all out on Easter and what better way to get ready for the holiday festivities than the Totally Sweet Buffalo Easter Marketplace happening April 9 – 10?     Join Totally Sweet Events at Banchetti by Rizzo’s in Amherst for shopping with dozens […]

The story behind those iconic Butter Lambs

They are so cute, and they’ve become a tradition for many of us over the Easter holiday. They are an adorable centerpiece for Easter dinner, but have such deep meaning. Have you ever wondered just what goes into making a butter lamb? Me too. So, a few years ago, I asked Adam Cichocki, part owner […]

Blue Line For Buffalo Event To Benefit Buffalo Police K9 Unit

City Creatures Animal Hospital presents “Blue Line for Buffalo” – an event benefiting the Buffalo Police K9 Unit. The event, hosted by LECOM Harborcenter, will raise money for the Buffalo Police Department’s K9 Unit. Come watch Buffalo Police go head to head with Buffalo Fire in a rival hockey game that will have you wondering […]

Young mom facing end-stage cancer is in need of community support

It’s been a very long haul for Lynn Nicpon. The 24-year old has been battling cancer for nearly three years. Doctors found a mass on her lung back in 2019 – and Lynn was eventually diagnosed with Neuroblastoma – a type of pediatric cancer that develops in the nervous system. After undergoing countless treatments for […]