July 18, 2023 | July 18, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On July 18th of that year, the Cinamette Corporation of Pittsburgh purchased Erie’s Warner and Stand Theatres. The manager of Dipson’s Plaza Cinema, J Armbruster was hired to run both theaters.
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