Old News – Dedication of Clock

More news from the past. This time about the dedication of a clock and bronze tablet. The clock was renovated by the Village of Brockport in 1981 THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC. Thursday, June 25, 1914 IN HONOR OF OUR PATRIOTIC ANCESTORS WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICE AND LIVES IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. Main Address Given …

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FSFT – Adding Family Sources

FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) the massive online genealogy tree of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has recently made it very easy to add sources to a whole family. You have been able to add sources to a single person for a long time but now if the record has other …

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Top Songs of 1964; #11

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1964 was another British import; “A World Without Love” by Peter and Gordon. The song was written by Paul McCartney but under an an arrangement with their record contract it was listed as Lennon-McCartney as the writer. John Lennon had mentioned once that …

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Old News – Upcoming Events (1914)

More news from the past. This time are a couple of events coming up within the next week.< One is at Exposition Park which is now Edgerton Park./p> THE CATHOLIC COURIER Friday, June 19, 1914 Red Eagles Carnival at Exposition Park Next Week The Greater Sheesley Shows furnish the attraction for the Red Eagles Carnival …

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2014 Local Libraries of the Year

The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) recently announced their libraries of the year in three categories. The public library of the year is Chili Public Library. The judges were impressed by the large number of heartfelt nominations. They all agreed that “The staff and the library are loved by their community.” Some of the comments …

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George Stockweather Shot in Civil War

George Stockweather was my grandmother’s uncle (my great granduncle). He was born in Allegany County, NY on 15 April 1847. He was only 16 years old when he enlisted in the Army on 15 Dec. 1863 in Buffalo, NY. He was assigned to Co. F, of the First NY Dragoons. His unit was in many …

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Old News – Kermit Roosevelt Marries

More news from the past. This time a son of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt gets married. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, June 10, 1914 KERMIT HAS REAL ROOSEVELT SPIRIT Like Father Like Son Applies to Young Bridegroom. HIS EVENTFUL 24 YEARS As Fond of Adventure as the Colonel, With Whom He Undauntedly Shared Perils of Africa and …

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