Ron Arnold

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A Celebration of Life service has been announced for Hall of Fame "Distinguished Broadcaster" Ron Arnold. He died of complications from COVID-19 on Christmas Eve at age 87.

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Award-winning WNED documentarian and Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame "Distinguished Broadcaster" Ron Arnold has died of complications from COVID-19. He passed away Christmas Eve at the age of 87.

In a massive technical undertaking, a Buffalo radio production captured the recollections of five Western New York natives who took part in the D-Day invasion. The production, "D-Day: A Look Back," was heard for the first time on then-Buffalo radio station WEBR in 1964 on the 20th anniversary of the invasion. The piece airs again Friday at 9 p.m. on WBFO.

Former local newsman recalls day of JFK assassination

Nov 22, 2013
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A former local radio news man reflected on the dramatic moments that unfolded 50 years ago, November 22 1963  with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Ron Arnold was news director the former WEBR-AM-970 radio.  Arnold tells WBFO News he was on the air when word came in that the President had been shot. He recalls the wire service alarms ringing.