Old News – Start of WWI

More news from the past. This time about the assassination that started World War I. It was within weeks after the assassination that most of Europe became involved in the War. Note that the assassin’s name is usually spelled Gavrilo Princip in English. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL. Thursday, July 2, 1914 ARCHDUKE MURDERED Heir to …

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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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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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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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Old News – Memorial Day Report

More news from the past. This time a report on the Memorial Day festivities in Spencerport, NY. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, June 4, 1914 VETERANS AT SPENCERPORT Memorial Exercises Interest the Large Number in Attendance Brockport presented a quiet appearance on Memorial Day as all of our patriotic organizations departed at 11 o’clock for Spencerport …

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Old News – New Building for Canning Plant

More news from the past. This time on the building of a new Canning plant in Fairport. This firm would later form a separate division called Sanitary Can Co. that would eventually become their sole business. It was later to be known as American Can Company. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, May 27, 1914 NEW CANNERY …

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Old News – Charity

More news from the past. This time an editorial about Catholic charities. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL Friday, May 22, 1914 Catholic Charities Without any reflection whatever upon the splendid work accomplished by United Charities, we feel assured that the organization of the Catholic Charity Guild is a necessary work. While we may avail ourselves of United …

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Old News – May Festival at Brockport

More news from the past. This time a festival at Brockport Normal school, now SUNY Brockport. THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC Thursday, May 14, 1914 ANNUAL COLOR DAY TOMORROW TO BE GALA EVENT > The Color Day Special on Friday, the 15th, has the right of way. This is the running order for this week. Every one …

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Old News – Fairport Schools

THE FAIRPORT HERALD Fairport, NY Wednesday, May 6, 1914 IN THE SCHOOLS The schools were closed Friday and teachers were in Brockport attending a meeting of the Monroe County Teachers’ association, as guests of Brockport Normal school. The teachers of Orleans county were guests of the Monroe County teachers at that time and place. Those …

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Old News – Penfield

THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Fairport, NY Thursday, April 30, 1914 PENFIELD PERSONALS AND NEWS ITEMS OF INTEREST This week Saturday evening, May the 2nd, will occur the regular meeting of the Penfield Grange. The evening will be in charge of Mrs. C. B. Rogers, Rev. James Moss will give an address on “Our Obligations.” On …

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