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

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, June 23, 2016

He is often heralded as the best player the Bisons had in the 1800s, which... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, June 22, 2016

This aerial view of Walden at Union might have been taken in 1958 with a... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Now it’s generally accepted that the neon sculpture “Green Lightning” by... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, June 20, 2016

There are few things we consider more American — and relish with more... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Friday, June 17, 2016

The most famous (and infamous) owner in the history of sports, George... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Wednesday, June 15, 2016

This 1961 photo shows crews creating a new opening for Buffalo Harbor in the... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The beers and ales brewed in Buffalo by Simon Pure and Iroquois were among... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Monday, June 13, 2016

When 28-year-old Carol Crissey came to Buffalo at the tail end of the 1970s,... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Saturday, June 11, 2016

In a recurring series about the history of our city that the citizens of... Read More

By Steve Cichon » Thursday, June 9, 2016

This series of photos dates back to 1997, when Masten District Common Council... 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.

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