An Orleans County farmer's dream of training a more authentic Santa Claus
Back in April, we asked readers to share their memories, photos and artifacts with us-- and you delivered!
High school hockey in Buffalo came of age in 1909, when a group of Union College alumni decided to create an organized competition among the city’s schools—complete with trophy.
Abraham Lincoln visited Western New York several times throughout his life, even getting snowed in at Little Valley. Alan Manchester looks at the evidence to determine when Lincoln stopped at the Cattaraugus County town.
Despite the warm start, Western New York has been no stranger to Old Man Winter. These photos from the early 20th century show how our region has embraced the cold months.
Buffalo and Western New York are known for wintry weather and the recent lake effect event the area witnessed in November was only the latest addition to the region’s snowy heritage.
Industry in the Buffalo region operated according to the cycle of the seasons from the beginning of commercial traffic on the Great Lakes in the early 1800's.
Photos from the early 1920s capture the fun of a blustery Queen City winter.