Thanks to the companies of Allan Herschell, North Tonawanda played an important part in America’s entertainment industry, and continues to honor that heritage today.
Before Buffalo earned the title, “City of Light” the city had a more sinister brush with electricity.
Many sporting events around the country were shut down during World War II, but those that continued provided a much-needed diversion from the war, while providing small towns like Lockport with a glimpse at future big league talent.
Like many of Buffalo’s artists, Alexander Levy came to Western New York as a commercial artist, but soon made for himself an international reputation as one of the Queen City’s best known painters.
In 1794, George Washington promised the Seneca Nation that their land in the Allegheny Valley would be theirs forever, but floods and pollution in Pittsburgh caused later generations to renege on his promise.
We continue our spring look at the nation’s pastime by sharing some 90-year old photos of Buffalo’s high school teams.
For over 250 years, this important artifact has struggled to survive. Now it is in danger once again.