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A look at Western New York's history through the pages of The Buffalo News.

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, August 25, 2016

“The people of Buffalo are beautiful. There’s a lot of talent here,” said... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, August 24, 2016

For decades, the Ohio Street Bridge was ground zero for the fight between... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Despite having been gone for almost 35 years, Buffalonians still have only one... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, August 22, 2016

In the wake of World War II, there was a nearly five-year period where no... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, August 17, 2016

With new names appearing on two of Western New York’s three major sports... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The building still stands, but the golden arches came down — at least... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, August 15, 2016

Babe Ruth’s infamous girth was 21 pounds lighter as he met with fans and... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, August 11, 2016

There were smiles all around at the Statler Hilton on Election Day 1967.... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This airborne shot of Main Street in the Village of Williamsville looks down... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, August 9, 2016

For decades, it was a weekend home-away-from-home for people who have stuff to... Read More

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As an eighth-generation Buffalonian, Steve Cichon is as thoroughly a proud Buffalonian as you'll find. The former radio news man, historian and author of five books has turned his passion for Buffalo's pop culture history into a career. Aside from running startup Buffalo Stories LLC, Steve's an adjunct professor at Medaille College, a producer at WNED-TV (PBS), and has recently celebrated 25 years as a bow tie wearer.

@SteveBuffalo | steve@buffalostories.com