Recent archaeological excavations by the Allegheny Valley Project in Cattaraugus County have shed some light on pre-contact Natives, but have also raised more questions about their lifestyle.
Not only did Alex Schwarcman enjoy a long career at Spencer Kellogg & Sons, his chemical prowess also played an important role in the growth of other businesses.
Niagara Falls had been a trade center long before the falls became world famous. As tourism in the region grew, so did the demand for the beautiful beadwork made by the Tuscarora Artisans.
From the small town of Franklinville to around the world and back, Norman Maffei found inspiration in everything he experienced. His passion for marine art made him famous beyond Western New York.
Myndert Dox led an eventful life in Western New York. New evidence suggests he may also have a claim to being the first person to open a brewery in the village of Buffalo.
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.
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.