Month: November 2014

Grand Island is demolished and other tales of Buffalo radio history

Steve Cichon, who used to work in radio, enjoys sharing stories of Buffalo’s radio history with the Grand Island Historical Society. A bear as radio announcer. In 1938, many people were set in a panic by the radio broadcast of the War of the Worlds. Even though it had been advertised prior to broadcasting and …

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Random writing prompt and the start of a book… maybe?

Will Sweet Suzie Bear write a book, too? She appears to enjoy books and libraries very much. I signed up for NaNoWriMo. That looks like just a random bunch of letters, right? Kind of funny looking? Well, that’s what I thought until a few years ago, when I signed up to participate in this activity. …

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Happy birthday to the Grand Island Memorial Library

Today, the Grand Island Memorial Library celebrated its 25th anniversary at its current location. The anniversary was celebrated with a performance by Charlie of Charlie and Checkers and with cake and apple cider. It was a fun time on a cold, damp day. The audience, which was comprised mostly of children under the age of …

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