Arch Merrill on DST

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday Nov. 5th. Here is a column by Arch Merrill telling about the fights in Rochester over if we should except DST or not. DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE Sunday, Nov. 17, 1963 Daylight Saving Wasn’t Always Accepted Here by Arch Merrill Not so many years ago, the issue of daylight saving …

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Cemeteries that have been Moved – Part 3 of 3

This is the last of the reports on cemeteries of Monroe County that have been moved. These are all Catholic cemeteries formerly in Rochester. When Holy Sepulchre Cemetery was started in 1871 the Rochester Diocese asked that these cemeteries no longer accept new burials except for families that already owned plots in the cemeteries. Thus …

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Cemeteries that have been Moved – Part 2 of 3

Continuing the list of cemeteries in Monroe County that have been moved. These were all within the limits of the current City of Rochester. Some of these cemeteries have partial records of burials on the cemetery page of the GenWeb of Monroe County. Plymouth Ave. Cemetery is the oldest cemetery that was in the downtown …

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