October 23, 2023 | October 23, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On October 2nd of that year, law enforcement agencies in Erie, Millcreek, and Edinboro conducted early morning raids, arresting fifty-six alleged drug dealers. The sweep was the largest in Northwest Pennsylvania.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins this Thursday, on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.