Old News – Gas

Natural gas lines were just coming to Fairport a hundred years ago. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, March 21, 1917 Information Given at Chamber of Commerce Meeting Held On Monday Evening Now aren’t you sorry you were not at the Chamber of Commerce meeting in the town hall Monday night? Some of your neighbors were there, …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #4

The Supremes were back on the top of the record charts in 1967. “Love is Here and Now You’re Gone” was another hit song written by the Motown team of Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Edward Holland, Jr. This song features a harpsichord and strings and has Diana Ross doing emotional dialog. It is the …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article – #18

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about all the diseases that not only ravaged Rochester but every town of every size in the world in the 1800s. Every house had its cesspool which seemed to collect and retain, rather …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #3

The next song to go all the way to the top of the record charts in1967 was “Ruby Tuesday,” about a free-spirited girl. It credited as being written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards but Mick has said that he didn’t really write any part of it. This was actually the B-side of the single, …

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WDYTYA – Julie Bowen

Emmy Award winning actress, Julie Bowen is investigating her family tonight on Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). Julie has been playing Claire Dunphy on the comedy Modern Family since 2009. Julie visits Chicago to research her maternal great-grandfather Charles Daniel Frey, who started his own advertising agency in 1910 after working for the …

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1958 East High Yearbook

I uploaded the Orient 1958. That is the yearbook for East High School in Rochester. There were 257 seniors that graduated in 1958. As people from this class would be aged 77 – 79 now, chances are that most of them are still with us. Besides the pictures of the seniors, there are the standard …

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