Old News – Apartments

This article was in the Brockport newspaper but it is about a new apartment complex in Webster. The Town of Webster was still being developed in the 60s. This apartment complex is no longer owned by Farash Company.. Republic-Democrat Brockport, NY Thursday, Nov. 7, 1968 Farash Co. Opens Housing Complex Symbolizing the official opening of …

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Old News – Capen Hose Co.

The Capen Hose Company dates back to 1893 but they didn’t build their familiar building at the corner of Main St. and Park Ave. until 1905. The picture is one I took in 2015. The building houses a fire museum and they also added a 9/11 memorial out in front of the building. Republic-Democrat Brockport, …

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Old News – Lakeside Hospital

This article is about a new wing being built on Lakeside memorial Hospital in Brockport in 1968. The hospital got into financial trouble and closed in April 2013. Only two months later it was purchased by Strong Memorial Hospital and opened as Strong West. An emergency department opened again in Aug. 2014. The facility saw …

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Old News – Nixon

Richard Nixon made his second run for the Presidency in 1968. He ended up winning 301 electoral votes to Hubert Humphrey’s 191. One state that Nixon did not win was New York State. Greater Greece Press Thursday, Oct. 17, 1968 NIXON RALLY SLATED TONIGHT Greece Republicans are expected to turn out in force tonight to …

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