September 2, 2023 | September 2, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On September 2nd of that year, the state’s third largest beef supplier, Erie County’s Gartner and Harf reopened for business after being closed for four weeks due to state-imposed increases to beef prices.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins next month and is available online at WQLN.org and on the PBS app - Passport.