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By Sara Meehan » Sunday, September 21, 2014

"British find encouragement in crown prince's move" " 'Our attack against the British and French troops has progressed,' said an official...

By Sara Meehan » Saturday, September 20, 2014

"Allies in serious encounter near Craonne capture numbers of prisoners and a standard, Paris says" "In the Titanic battle raging along the Aisne,...

By Sara Meehan » Saturday, September 20, 2014

In 1929, The Buffalo Evening News sponsored an endurance flight in an attempt to set a world record for sustained flight. Two planes were used:...

By Sara Meehan » Friday, September 19, 2014

"Two armies of nerve racked men face each other op on 150-mile front and great battle wavers on, undecided" "If reliance can be placed on the...

By Steve Cichon » Friday, September 19, 2014

The estate from which the celebrated John R. Oishei Foundation grew was made public 40 years ago today. For generations, it was a common practice...

By Steve Cichon » Friday, September 19, 2014

Fifty-five years ago, the Village of Kenmore provided the gold standard in trash pickup for local municipalities. Once a week, village crews would...

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

A bus painted in green, silver and white emerged from the Cold Spring garage on this date 40 years ago as one of a handful of color combinations the...

By Sara Meehan » Thursday, September 18, 2014

"Paris official statement is to effect that allies have progressed somewhat and are repulsing German advance; enemy's force is failing, Berlin...

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

At a time when pre-school was much more rare, so, too, was it rare to find a pre-school with a mix of students from different socio-economic and...

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

The new plant on Bailey Avenue between McKinley Parkway and South Park Avenue was described as “the most modern sausage making plant in the...

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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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