Long Lost Family – Returns

The TLC Channel series Long Lost Family returns for a second season on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 9 p.m. (eastern and western times). This series is about people that were adopted and now finding their birth families. Sometimes those can be very happy occasions and other times they bring up bad situations that happened in …

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RootsTech Online Sessions – Feb. 11th

This is the last day of the 2017 RootsTech Conference. These are the free online sessions that you can watch. I changed all the times to eastern time zone. 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – RootsTech General Session – There will be tow main speakers. First is Buddy Valastro, The Cake Boss. He is a 4th generation …

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RootsTech Online Sessions – Feb. 10th

These are the free online sessions from the RootTech Conference for Friday, Feb. 10th. I changed all the times to eastern time zone. 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – RootsTech General Session – Main speaker is Levar Burton. He got his break in the original Roots TV mini-series. Then he was Star Trek: The Next Generation. He …

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RootsTech Online Sessions – Feb. 9th

These are the online session available on RootsTech for Thursday, Feb. 9th. I changed all the times to eastern times. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – RootsTech General Session – Steve Rockwood,CEO of FamilySearch will welcome everyone to the conference.  Then twin brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott will talk. They are known for their TV show, “The …

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Old News – Water for Rochester

Rochester has been getting water from Hemlock Lake since about 1876. You might ask why they didn’t first get water from Lake Ontario. That water would have to be pumped uphill and the water from Hemlock Lake and later Canadice Lake is uphill so it didn’t need to be pumped. This article says that at …

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RootsTech Online Sessions – Feb. 8th

There are just three sessions online at RootsTech on Wednesday (Feb. 8th). These are all related to the technology side of genealogy so they may not of interest to everyone. The times are all listed as eastern time. 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. – Innovator Summit General Session – Steve Rockwood, the CEO of FamilySearch will introduce …

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