July 23, 2023 | July 23, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On July 2nd of that year, Fairview’s Jerome Simon won the men’s open singles tennis championship at the Erie Tennis Club. Simon defeated Jeff Jensen 6-4 and 7-6.
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