Buffalo's Italian-Americans

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The widespread movement to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day is now playing out in Buffalo Public Schools.


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October marks Italian Heritage Month in New York State, home to the largest population of Italian Americans in the country.


Italian Festival: Amusement rides for family fun

Jul 16, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Italian Festival continues today in north Buffalo.  It runs along Hertel Avenue from Delaware to Colvin. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says one of the highlights for families and children is the amusement rides. 

Chronically ill children enjoy Italian Festival

Jul 15, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Chronically ill children treated at Women & Children's Hospital had the entire Italian Festival in Buffalo all to themselves Friday. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley reports it was time away from daily medical routines.


Stories of Buffalo's Italian-Americans will be revealed this weekend when a brand new film premiers.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley met with one of the writer and producers of the film, Joey Giambra of Buffalo, to discuss the creation of "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow".