An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
Over 17 summers, students and other volunteers worked with faculty from SUNY Buffalo State and SUNY Buffalo to excavate an Iroquoian site in West Seneca. Their results provide an excellent case study for the value of archaeology.
What has become an annual Easter destination started out as something quite different.
George Kennan's captivation with travel and Russia led him to expose the horrors of the exile system.
But then, in 1924, Frederick Maier moved to Buffalo and made a success of the doughnut-making business, first on West Ferry and then on Main Street near Michigan.
The almost-entirely Irish-American scoopers went on strike early in May, 1899.