Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #13

The Association was back for their second number one song  with “Windy.” The song was written by Ruthann Friedman about a girl that was a free spirit (probably a Hippy). The Association always has been a larger band with the number of member varying from six to eight over the years. I saw them in …

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RootsMagic and Ancestry.com

RootsMagic genealogy software has made a major update to their program. They already had the ability to do a search within the program on FamilySearch, MyHeritage and FindMyPast. Now they have added the ability to share facts with Ancestry and also to search on Ancestry. In order to get full benefit you would have to …

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Canada Day – 2017

Today is a special Canada Day to our neighbors to the north. It has been 150 years since the Canadian Confederation of 1867 when the four provinces: Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were combined into one nation. Later expansion extended Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean. The last area to be …

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Life at McCurdy’s

I uploaded seven issues of Life at McCurdys. It was a small magazine for employees of the department store company. The store was started as McCurdy and Norwell Co. in 1901 in downtown Rochester. McCurdy’s opened their first suburb store in 1953 at Nothgate Plaza in Greece. Gilbert McCurdy would be a major backer of …

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