The end of the Second World War signaled the beginning of the Cold War, and with it the need to defend the industry and population of the Niagara Frontier from a potential onslaught by Soviet bombers. Such an attack never occurred, but we examine the various measures that were taken to shield our region from nuclear obliteration.
An update on the state of Chautauqua's beloved amphitheater.
While she certainly wasn’t the first Roosevelt to visit the Chautauqua Institution, Eleanor Roosevelt did so more frequently than her two famous relatives. Lori Humphreys recounts her several visits and speeches, along their impact on Chautauqua and the Nation.
You may not recognize his name, but most people will recognize at least one of the many characters this Buffalo native helped bring to life.
From the unveiling of Thomas Edison’s kinetoscope to Buffalo’s Film Row to The Natural, which filmed 30 years ago this summer, we have a long and colorful history with the movie business.
In the mid-1950s television was bringing big league baseball into homes across America, leaving minor league ball, especially in Buffalo, on the brink of collapse. But with the help of loyal fans, and a strong team led by Lou Ortiz, the Buffalo Bisons lived on.
The bridge collapse was a turning point in this young radio broadcaster's career, when space-age communication systems were not available.