Irv Weinstein Dead at 87
Written by Dan Fischer on December 26, 2017
Irv Weinstein, the patriarch of Buffalo Television News, has died.
Weinstein lost his battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, this afternoon in California.
He was 87 years-old.
Known for his rapid-fire delivery and famous alliteration Irv helped transform the Buffalo television market, taking Channel 7 -the number 3 station – all the way to number one, forever cementing his status as a Buffalo broadcasting legend in the process.
Funeral services for Irv Weinstein are expected to be held on Thursday.