Local basketball coach thanks EMT’s and hospital team who helped save his life


One of the area’s most decorated basketball coaches is thanking the EMT’s and hospital team who helped to save his life.

Sal Buscaglia had a special Valentine’s Day-eve reunion today at mercy hospital.

Buscaglia is known for coaching women’s hoops at both UB and Hilbert College.

Last June he nearly lost his life after a heart attack. Today he thanked the staff at the hospital who saved him.

To make this reunion all the more special, Valentine’s Day is Buscaglia’s birthday.

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