The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
The first African American recipient of a Jesse Ketchum medal exemplifies what is possible when one perseveres.
The centennial of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica provides an opportunity to examine the life of Father Nelson Baker.
We mark the centennial of the first large-scale electrical transmission using alternating current with a look back at the man who made it possible.
Though living in Western New York since 1956, Alberta Deinhart still vividly remembers that Sunday morning in December 1941.
Preservation of a National Historic Landmark is always a challenge-- even more so when it is sitting in the water.
The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York shares images, past and present, of our region's rich Hispanic culture.
A subscriber provides an additional anecdote about the vice president's visit to Buffalo, shortly before ascending to the Oval Office.