Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo's pop culture history for BN Chronicles, has written six books, and teaches English at Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School.
He was bigger than life hosting the night shift on KB, and Buffalo’s teens couldn’t get enough of Tommy.
As public health officials continuously evaluate our current situations of mask wearing and social distancing, during one deadly season in the…
Newspapers around the country mocked Buffalo Health Commissioner Francis Fronczak's kissing ban as he tried to stop the growing numbers of dea…
As the Pan-American Exposition came to a close, the Voelker family took over the bar and has run it ever since, adding the bowling alley and familiar accompanying neon signs in 1941.
Buffalo was a young growing city in the 1890s when a photographer stood at the corner of Seneca and Pearl streets to capture an image that loo…
On a cold Thursday morning in February 1979, Mayor James D. Griffin held a news conference announcing the return of pro ball in Buffalo.
Those who are accused of being tied to organized crime today continue a long tradition of denying both involvement in and the existence of any sort of underworld mob, mafia or Costa Nostra.
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.