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Hometown Heroes Day


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WWII veteran Russell Schober of West Seneca, breaks down as he recounts some of his war experiences and students react as they listen. He fought in the European theater. The 10th Annual Hometown Heroes Day event took place at West Seneca East High School and was organized by library specialist Sandy Eichelburger. It's a program in which local veterans speak to small groups of students about their military experiences. This was the second of their three sessions in the school library, Friday, May 24, 2013. Eleven veterans participated. Schober has participated every year. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

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