Buffalo Radio Broadcasting Book Television NY New York Marty Martin Biniasz
Relive the days of Buffalo Radio from the Golden Age in the 30s & 40s to the birth of rock & roll radio and the dynamic era of Top 40. I'm excited about my 3rd published title! On sale NOW. Click image to purchase online
Marty Biniasz at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, New York
Marty Biniasz at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, New York

A native of Buffalo, Marty Biniasz has extensive experience in marketing, public relations, event management, crisis communication and promotions. He is currently the Manager of Marketing & Fair Development for the James E. Strates Shows, one of North America’s leading outdoor amusement and entertainment providers. Biniasz, who previously served as Marketing Manager of the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, New York oversees all aspects of the Strates Shows advertising, marketing communications, media relations, guest promotions and social media programs during its annual route across the Eastern seaboard. Additionally, Biniasz will spearhead the “centennial celebration” of the Strates Shows 1923 founding to take place during the 2023-2024 season. 


A former Director of Marketing for Western Regional Off Track Betting (OTB), his responsibilities included the overseeing of marketing and promotions of OTB locations, Batavia Downs Raceway and Batavia Downs Casino. Previously, Biniasz was marketing manager with Delaware North Companies Inc. Gaming and Entertainment at Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway. From 2001 to 2003, Biniasz worked in Div. I NCAA athletics as an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing at Niagara University. As Manager for Fundraising Events/Marketing at the Western New York Public Broadcasting, Biniasz worked to help PBS establish the Buffalo Niagara Guitar Festival and was involved in on-air fundraising on television and radio. From 1998 to 2000, Biniasz was a sales and marketing manager at WNGS-TV in Buffalo where he also assisted in the development of UPN television affiliates. He served as a public relations specialist for the Sweet Home Central School District from 1994 to 1997. In addition he has worked as an anchor/report at radio stations WJJL-Niagara Falls, WPIG-Olean, WESB-Bradford, Pa and WBEN-Buffalo.

Biniasz has developed a reputation as an innovative leader and creative thinker in Western New York through involvement in a variety of civic activities. He is founding member and past President of the Buffalo Broadcasting Association and  a member of Leadership Niagara’s Class of 2004. In 2005, Marty was recognized for his work in promoting the heritage of Buffalo's Polonia as the Ampol Eagle newspaper's Citizens of the Year.  Biniasz served as the Chairman of the City of Buffalo’s Broadway Market Advisory Task Force. He is the co-founder of Dyngus Day Buffalo and annual Dyngus Day Buffalo parade. Biniasz also conducts architecture and history tours of Buffalo as part of Forgotten Buffalo. He was honored by Buffalo Business First in 2009 as a Forty Under 40 Award recipient. In 2010, Biniasz became a board member of the Despensata Corporation, a non-profit development and promotions organization dedicated to the preservation and reuse of Buffalo’s Historic Polonia District. Former Marketing & Public Relations Chairman of the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation and St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church Parish Council.

In 2014, Biniasz was named the Marketing Tourism Professional of the Year by Visit Buffalo Niagara (Buffalo, New York's Convention & Visitors Bureau. He is the author of two books on the Erie County Fair and one title on Buffalo Radio, all distributed by Arcadia Publishing.

Biniasz Strates Shows Carnival Train Show
Marty alongside a legend of the outdoor amusement industry E. James Strates. Biniasz joined the Strates Shows in 2021.

Witam! Nazywamy sie Marcin Biniasz. Mieszkamy w Buffalo, stan Nowy Jork, niedaleko Wodospadu Niagara Falls i granicy z Kanada. Czciabym na tej stronie pokazac zycie Polonii w Buffalo jak rowniez przedstawic informacje na temat rodziny Biniasz. Obecnie zbieram material o pochodzeniu moich przodkow z Polski, ktorzy przyjechali do Ameryki w latach 1880 - 1910. Jesli posiadasz jakiekolwiek informacje o rodzinach : Biniasz, Biniarz, Lipinski, Kozurkiewicz lub Kolodziej, bardzo prosze napisz do mnie pod adres: W przyszlosci, bede tu zamieszczac informacje pomagajace innym ludziom w poszukiwaniu korzeni przodkow w Polsce. Dziekuje bardzo. 

Grüße und vielen Dank zum Besuch  bei meinem Website. Ich möchte mit jemandem um die Welt korrespondieren, wer das Familiennamen "Biniasz" teilt.  Ich wohne zurzeit in Buffalo im Staat New-York in den USA. Buffalo befindet sich in der Nähe der Kanadagrenze, etwa 40 km von der Stürze Niagara entfernt.  Wenn Sie irgendeine genealogischen Informationemn teilen möchte, bitte schicken Sie es mir durch E-mail an  Es wird sehr aufgewertet werden, und ich freue mich darauf, von Ihnen zu hören.

Salut!  Merci d'avoir visité mon site.  Je m'intéresse à communiquer avec celles personnes autour du monde dont les familles s'appellent Biniasz. Mes aïeux ont immigré aux Etats-Unis entre les années 1880 et 1909. J'habite actuellement à Buffalo, New York, ce qui se situe tout près de la frontière canadienne environ 40 km de la chute Niagara. J'en serais appréciatif si vous auriez des renseignements généalogiques à partager. Prière de me toucher à

 Erie County Fair's Culinary Arts Center & demonstration kitchen
Click image above to learn about the Erie County Fair's Culinary Arts Center & demonstration kitchen project
Marty Biniasz (Right) talkes to Paul Lang (Left) about the history of Buffalo Central Terminal
Is there any image more iconic to symbolize broadcasting than a microphone? I am a historian & collector of vintage radio station & broadcasting microphone flags. Email me at or click on image above for more information.
Is there any image more iconic to symbolize broadcasting than that of a microphone? I am a collector and researcher of vintage radio station & broadcasting microphone flags. Email me at or click on image above for more information.
Click Image Above for Dyngus Day in Buffalo, New York 2021 Schedule
Click Image Above for Dyngus Day in Buffalo, New York 2021 Schedule
Niagara Hobby
One of my all-time favorite jobs, part-time Lionel train salesman and demonstrator at Niagara Hobby & Craft Mart on Union Road in Cheetowaga
Canadian Summer Cottage Rental, Lake Erie. Click image to learn more
Don't Touch That Dial! On sale NOW! Marty Biniasz's newest title, Buffalo Radio. Click image to purchase online
Marty's second book on the Erie County Fair featuring 200+ color images.
Purchase a copy of Marty's book on the Erie County Fair. Click image.
Click image to see information about apartment rental at 800 West Ferry
Authentic Vintage Radio Broadcasting Call Letter Name Plate Microphone Flags
Learn about this history of broadcasting microphone call letter flags. Click on image to visit page. (Image above is microphone from KDKA Pittsburgh, known as the "Pioneer Radio Station in America."
In 2011, MTH Trains designed an o gauge replica of the Walt Disney World Railroad "Walter E Disney." Final production and sale never took place. Click image above to learn about the project's history.
Links to current projects, information about family genealogy and various photos & stories. For historical information about Buffalo, New York and unique tours... visit To learn about Dyngus Day celebrations in Buffalo and across North America,