Harry Yates' massive barn in Orchard Park is threatened by development.
The Montezuma Swamp may be outside our immediate area, but it is familiar to us all from travel on the NYS Thruway. Doug Farley tells the story of how this immense obstacle was overcome in the building of the Great Erie Canal.
The Van Horn Mansion has deep roots in Niagara County history. The prominent brick building, dating back to 1823, is being restored to reflect the glory days of the Van Horn family.
Riverlawn, the 350-acre estate of the Spaulding and Sidway families, was incorporated into the Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island.
Louis Le Couteulx stood out among the early settlers. The adventurous representative of a famed French family was the first Catholic to settle in Buffalo. He was also the first philanthropist.
From humble beginnings as Our Lady of Angels Seminary, Niagara University has grown into an influential institution in Western New York and beyond. We remember the last century and a half of saintly seminarians, military heroes and basketball legends.
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.