Despite Chautauqua’s long-time association with Temperance and reform, the region boasts a colorful history of winemaking that has been making a comeback in recent decades. John Slater provides us with the last of our three-part look at the Chautauqua Grape Belt.
In 1850, a group of Buffalo’s leading citizens gathered to discuss the educational opportunities for their daughters. Over 150 years later, Buffalo Seminary remains one of the nation’s outstanding academic institutions for young women.
Originating with the Graduates Association of Buffalo Seminary, this exclusive women’s club continues to promote education and the arts in this, its third century. Michelle Kratts documents several of the notable figures who laid the foundations for this social and cultural institution.
More than just an outdoor sports emporium, the history of this West Seneca company provides but a single example of a vanishing community institution.
Buffalo is not the only Western New York city that has endured the pros and cons of urban renewal. Assistant editor David Neth examines its impact in Genesee County.
This year marks the centennial of this important engineering project and aid to navigation. Our photo essay chronicles its construction in the early 20th century.
A local organization is making positive strides to document and preserve our region’s Hispanic heritage.