It’s a classic case of discovering something while looking for other things: thanks to a conversation with Batavia’s town historian, we can share these early 20th century photos of one of the region’s oldest hamlets.
Built as the summer home of businessman William H. Gratwick in 1903, Linwood Gardens has stood the test of time. Today, Western New Yorkers venture to the gardens in Pavilion for the annual Tree Peony Festival of Flowers each May.
Buffalo is not the only Western New York city that has endured the pros and cons of urban renewal. Assistant editor David Neth examines its impact in Genesee County.
Batavia’s Civil War hero was also responsible for enduring changes to American military tactics and policies.
David Carli discusses the former Bethany Town Hall, an important, 180-year-old structure, now seeking a rebirth.
As this winter's snow melts and sunshine returns to the area, our thoughts move to the National Pastime. We take a look at some lesser-known big leaguers who left their mark on baseball in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
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.
The story of a helpless girl in violent circumstances continues to fascinate both young and old. Everyone in Western New York should know the heart-wrenching story of her endurance and adaptation to Indian life.