Each week Buffalo News photographers bring you a visual recap of the former week through the pictures and stories of WNY, highlights of news, entertainment and sports. We hope you enjoy a second look, from high school sports and the Bills - to a closer look at Shea's Buffalo Theatre and SWAT training.
Hang Ten - Scott Pearson takes to the air as he kitesurfs off Hamburg Beach on a warm end of summer day. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News)
New President - The display in the dining room of the Wilcox Mansion includes a copy of the the Evening Post from Sept. 14, 1901 featuring news articles about President Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) Take a closer look inside the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site.
Shea's Beauty - A restored private balcony on the side of the stage at the Shea's Buffalo Theatre. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) That a closer look inside Shea's Buffalo Theatre, which survived foreclosure and threats of demolition in the 1970's to be restored to its original grandeur.
One Play; Three Views, 1 - Buffalo Bills wide receiver Greg Salas (11) pulls away for a 71-yard touchdown during the second quarter against the Jets at New Era Field in Orchard Park. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News) See more photos through the lens of James P. McCoy.
One Play; Three Views, 2 - Buffalo Bills wide receiver Greg Salas flips into the end zone for a 71-yard touchdown reception against the New York Jets during the third quarter at New Era Field in Orchard Park. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See more photos through the lens of Mark Mulville.
One Play; Three Views, 3 - Buffalo Bills wide receiver Greg Salas (11) scores a 71-yard touchdown reception agains the New York Jets during the third quarter at New Era Field. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more photos through the lens of Harry Scull Jr.
Aqua Aerobics - June Walter participates in the 11:15 am Aqua Aerobics class at the Town of Hamburg Therapeutic Pool on the Iris Apartments campus. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) Hamburg seniors want to know why the board removed the financing for the pool. See more photos from the Aqua Aerobics.
Never Forget - Robert Naja, a Korean/Vietnam veteran takes a break as he and other volunteers help put name tags on 3000 American flags at Gratwick Park in North Tonawanda, as a memorial to victims and the first responders of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. The event was organized by the Erie/Niagara Sunrise Exchange and the Tonawanda Exchange. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) Visitors become immersed in the tragedy’s magnitude and in the startling effect of 3,000 individual star-spangled banners, each 3 feet by 5 feet, waving virtually nonstop in honor of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001. View more photos from the memorial.
Some Like Them Hot - An order of Duff's Famous Wings is served up; considered by many to be the best place in town to get wings. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) See more photos.
High Kick - Cheektowaga's Yanick Ndjibu and Starpoint's Max Balko battle for a loose ball during the first half of action at Starpoint high school. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more.
Primary Lesson - Scott Kroll of Orchard Park shows his son Max, 8, how the voting process works at his neighborhood polling place, Nativity of Our Lord school in Orchard Park on primary day. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) Learn more.
SWAT Training - Matt Noecker, SWAT team squad leader initiates a explosive charge during monthly Erie County Sheriff SWAT training at the Erie County Sheriff's Department Tactical Range in Alden, NY . (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) “My office had many of the same assets and personnel deployed at previous games, but after those devastating terrorist attacks, we honed the special services’ role and responsibilities to enable these units to react quicker to an incident,” Sheriff Timothy B. Howard said. See more photos from Erie County Sheriff SWAT training.
Helping Hand - Walter Hoss holds his daughter, Nicole's hand as they walk to the finish line together, she became overheated while competing in the large schools girls cross country meet at Sunshine Park in West Seneca. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more.
Painstaking work - Jose Morales works on the frame of the greenhouse at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens in Buffalo. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) The rebuilt greenhouse, and also Greenhouse 2, are expected to be home to two new permanent exhibits possibly as soon as the end of this year.
Street Memorial - A memorial stands at the scene of a homicide on Helen St. in Buffalo. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News)
Wrapped up - Buffalo Bills cornerback Stephon Gilmore, right, wraps up New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) during the first quarter at New Era Field in Orchard Park. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News) See our favorite photos.
Home Opener - Bill fans cheer as their team takes the field for the home opener against the Jets at New Era Field in Orchard Park. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News) Read more.
Perfect 10 - The Buffalo Lighthouse seen through the gates of the Hatch restaurant at the Erie Basin Marina has a warm glow from the morning sun. (Cathaleen Curtiss/Buffalo News) Read more.
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