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By Sara Meehan » Friday, August 28, 2015

Among the local news on the day's front page: "Are 'independent' oil firms... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Friday, August 28, 2015

The excitement of 5-cent rides at Crystal Beach was almost too much to bear.... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Friday, August 28, 2015

We Buffalonians don’t bowl anywhere near as much as we used to, but just like... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, August 27, 2015

One of the last contested questions of Buffalo’s Canalside development is... Read More

By Sara Meehan » Thursday, August 27, 2015

Among the local news on the day's front page: "Consumers' corporation makes... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, August 27, 2015

The 1960 presidential election was one of the closest in American history. ... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, August 27, 2015

This week 55 years ago, Western New York’s newest hospital was opened, as... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Fifty-five years later, Buffalonians are growing increasing excited as new and... Read More

By Sara Meehan » Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Among the local news on the day's front page: "Frederick Braedon shoots... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The word unbelievable is used often — but the lineup at the first Buffalo... Read More

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Steve Cichon is a fourth-generation Buffalonian; all eight of his great-grandparents called Buffalo home. The historian and author of three books runs his own business telling the stories of Western New York, is an adjunct communications professor and previously spent 20 years working in Buffalo radio and television.

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