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.
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.
The months of December 1944 and January 1945 saw an epic amount of snowfall in a succession of snowstorms.
Ice fishing off the foot of Michigan Avenue, 1967. In the background is the lake freighter, Kinsman Independent, moored for the winter.
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.
Very early on a January morning, the force of nature met early steel span technology, resulting in a tremendous wreck; a record number of people rushed to view the scene, and many of them brought cameras.
Meet some of the hard-working, fun-loving skiers who transformed Buffalo's southtown's farmland into a winter wonderland for snow sports enthusiasts.