Old First Ward to recall '59 disaster

Old First Ward to recall '59 disaster

There are 5 comments on the www.buffalonews.com story from Jan 20, 2009, titled Old First Ward to recall '59 disaster. In it, www.buffalonews.com reports that:

Just after 10 p. m. on Jan. 21, 1959, William Sullivan looked out from his South Street home and declared: "Bejesus, there's a boat coming toward us." Family members simply assumed Uncle "Willow" had downed one ...

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Since: Mar 08

Buffalo, NY

#2 Jan 21, 2009
I remember that event because my dad worked at General Mills and we always crossed the bridge to pick him up at work. Didn't realize that was all the way back in '59 but then again, I was on the Canadiana the last season it ran.
Life Coach

Chesapeake, VA

#3 Jan 21, 2009
I object to the author making references to the observers' and the bridge tenders' drunkeness.
As an Irish-American whose father was "born in The Ward", I will be suing the newspaper.

I am so upset about this, I will have to double my intake of Arsitorcrat Vodka tonight
other 1950s notes

Toronto, Canada

#5 Dec 23, 2010
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Springfield, TN

#6 Dec 29, 2010
old news

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

#7 Dec 29, 2010
Yes, he can cause them to sue

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