The first fully equipped female chemist in the county devoted her life to empowering women, young and old.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.
In 1794, George Washington promised the Seneca Nation that their land in the Allegheny Valley would be theirs forever, but floods and pollution in Pittsburgh caused later generations to renege on his promise.
In the 1890s Alfred University was looking for a way to boost enrollment and practically train students. Spurred by fine modeling clay in the local soil and the numerous clay industries in the Hudson Valley, the NYS School of Clay-Working and Ceramics at Alfred University was founded in 1901 and has grown into a national leader.
For the first half of the 20th century, Cuba, NY, was the cheese capital of the world – the heart of Western New York's booming cheese-making industry. WNY's history of cheese production continues to this day.
Snatched from time is the phrase David How used to refer to his taking of the life of Othello Church. It's also what the gallows did to How.
The future of the former sanatorium in Perrysburg is questionable.