A library was one of Buffalo's earliest cultural institutions and, despite nearly two centuries of change and challenges, the current system remains a vital part of the community in the 21st century.
Most people today tend to think of pottery as decorative, but in the early 19th century it was an important tool for everyday living. Jeffrey Bagel examines some of the early pliers of the trade in Western New York.
For centuries, people of all backgrounds and walks of life have recorded their impressions of Niagara Falls. Jack Wysocki provides a survey of these viewpoints, as well as the accompanying development — good and bad — of one of Western New York's most significant geographic features.
Naval aviation was born 100 years ago this past January, and to mark the centennial of this important event, we highlight two of Western New York's many contributions.
Sooner or later, death touches everyone, yet some regional families have chosen to make "final arrangements" their chosen profession for generations.