Books: by Author: Paul Gromosiak
one of the region's most respected Niagara Falls historians,
takes great pride in being a life-long Western New Yorker. Born
on August 21, 1942, in Niagara Falls, New York, Paul's
fascination with the Mighty Niagara was sparked at home. His
father would often tell him stories about early life on the
Niagara Frontier. Ever since then, Paul has been researching
Niagara's natural and human past. That research led to a series
of small books, each one focusing on different aspects of Niagara
When people want to know about the Falls, they look to Paul
Gromosiak. He is frequently interviewed by both local and
national media. In 1989, Paul appeared on the CBS program "America
Tonight" for a special segment on the environment
surrounding Niagara Falls. Canada's weekly newsmagazine MacLean's
looked to Paul in 1993 for information about the storied custom
of honeymooning at the Falls. He also serves as a guest columnist
for The Buffalo News and The Niagara Gazette.
In 1997, Paul appeared in "Fading in the Mist,"
a PBS documentary about efforts to keep the Falls natural. The
program was shown on many public television stations throughout
the U.S. He has also worked on a web page
about the history of Niagara Falls.
Paul graduated from Niagara University with a B.S. in
Chemistry. He then moved on to The State of New York University
where he received permanant certification in mathematics, as well
as chemistry and general science. He has worked as a chemistry
teacher in the Niagara Falls School District and as a chemist for
both The Eastman Kodak Company and The Hooker Chemical
Corporation. Among his interests: hiking, listening to various
types of music and debating.