Buffalo's Frontier Telephone Company was an innovative industry leader in the early twentieth century.
Dr. Ray Vaughn Pierce was a marketing wizard who influenced the lives of millions. His story is an extraordinary chapter in WNY medical history.
A look inside Joseph Ellicott's masterpiece of American clock making that has stood the test of time since the Quaker millwright and mechanic built it in 1769.
Wilson Greatbach has been at the heart of genius since inventing the pacemaker 45 years ago. He continues to explores new worlds for the benefit of mankind.
Wilson Bentley was fascinated by snowflake design, aesthetically and scientifically. His example should serve as an inspiration to all.
Forty years ago, Apollo XI landed the first men on the moon, thanks in no small part to the contributions of Western New York.
Once an uninhabitable forest full of rock ledges, the area now known as Lockport seemed like an unlikely spot for a boom town. That all changed when the Erie Canal needed a place to climb the Niagara Escarpment.
Using methods he developed during the Indian Wars and the Civil War, General Albert Myer and the U.S. Signal Corps helped modernize the shipping industry with timely storm forecasting. "Old Probabilities" saved countless lives through his efforts to have the weather tracked worldwide.