By the 1870s, Pratt & Letchworth had grown to become the nation’s largest producer of carriage, horse-rigging and saddlery hardware.
As public health officials continuously evaluate our current situations of mask wearing and social distancing, during one deadly season in the…
Samuel Clemens came to Buffalo in August 1869 as associate editor and part-owner of the Buffalo Morning Express. He left 18 months later – on March 18, 1871 – with an ailing wife and sickly son.
Looking up to see the score wasn’t a given at Memorial Auditorium.
Many times over the last twelve months, we’ve looked back at the flu pandemic of 1918 for clues about dealing with our current situation – but not all of the century-old analysis and science holds up.
As much as we hate to admit it, those TV commercials that we love to hate get stuck in our heads.
The things Spain Rodriguez learned as a kid in Buffalo in the '50s and '60s – both as an artist and as a juvenile delinquent – served him well.
All roads lead to Buffalo, even the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue that connects the White House and the Capitol, writes Erik Brady.
Forty-one years ago, the Thanksgiving Day ads in the Courier-Express tell a slightly different story for Black Friday 1979.
It was one of the more notorious moments in Buffalo Sabres history, 24 years ago this week.
The lyrics to the unofficial theme song for the Democratic party were written by Buffalo's own Jack Yellen, writes Erik Brady.
"Accusations of ill intent, spurious and otherwise, are at the heart of our political moment. Mark Twain reminds us there is nothing new in that," writes Erik Brady.
Most historians agree that the broadcast of election results on the night of Nov. 2, 1920, was the birth of modern radio.
Newspapers are often called the first drafts of history. Within the archives of The Buffalo News are 140 years of diverse voices, stories and …
The Buffalo News’ reputation for journalistic excellence has been shaped by some of the nation’s most talented news leaders.