Old News – Domestic Problem

In this article Mr. White keeps making more trouble for himself . The ad proves that Brockport was still a rural Village in 1917. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, Aug. 16, 1917 Kidnapped His Own Offspring The domestic difficulties of Mr. and Mrs. George W. White, of 53 Liberty St., recent comers to this village from …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Domestic Problem’ »

Old News – St. Mary’s Hospital

The article from 50 years ago is about expansion of St. Mary’s Hospital. That hospital was founded in 1857 by the Catholic Daughters of Charity. During the Civil War they treated over 5,00 sick soldiers. In 1997 because of elevated overhead costs the hospital merged with Park-Ridge Hospital and St. Mary’s became offices for out-patient …

Continue reading ‘Old News – St. Mary’s Hospital’ »

Old News – Men Enlisted in WWI

World War I is still going on 100 years ago. The Brockport newspaper ran a list of men that have joined the military. The US has only been in the fight for 3 months so none of the area men have been sent overseas as of yet. I cheated on the ad. It was from …

Continue reading ‘Old News – Men Enlisted in WWI’ »