NEW YORK (AP) — The "Today" show is remembering its biggest fan.
Its hosts paid tribute Monday to the late "superfan" Linny Boyette, who for nearly 20 years was on hand in the Rockefeller Center plaza to watch the show in person.
Matt Lauer said he was "part of the show." Al Roker called him "a good luck charm."
Boyette was a familiar face to viewers as the cameras panned the throng that gathers for the NBC morning show outside its studio in New York.
Rain or shine, he would reserve his spot by 5:30 a.m. after taking the subway from home in the Bronx.
The show says Boyette died Sunday at age 71 of complications following a heart attack. Boyette was a military veteran born in England.
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There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.