Photographs, slideshows and videos capturing life at UB
Members of the Elite Heat All Stars cheerleading school in North Tonawanda get ready to pump up the cyclists. Clockwise, from far left: Cecelia Marranca, held by mom Nina Marranca; mom Sam Richards; Emily Manns; Delaney Wurl; and Gabby Rosky.
From left: Ghostbusters 716 members Philip Martino and Phil Martino, who are father and son; Dan Lelito; and Keith Murray. The Ghostbusters say this is their "first year as an official group" at the Ride for Roswell.
Annie Deck-Miller, senior media relations manager at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, with her son, Sean Miller.
Making an appearance at the ride are members of the WNY Superheroes & Cosplayers, volunteers who visit children at hospitals, group homes, fundraisers and other charitable events.
"Here they come, here they come, here they come," emcee Patrick Cray said periodically as he watched riders roll toward him at the finish line. Cray said he's been the finish line announcer for "probably nine or 10 years." His wife, Michelle Cray, is one of the event DJs.
Kristin Brandt, a teaching artist with Young Audiences of Western New York, and Scarlett Pfender, 5, looking splendid in a unicorn headdress, invite other children to take part in their collaborative painting.
Published June 24, 2019