Old News – Blues Concert

The poster, below, came from the March 22, 1968 issue of The Pioneer. That is the student newspaper of St. John Fisher College. It was originally just in black and white and I colorized it. You can view a bigger version by right clicking on it and then viewing the image. This was a two …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #40

This article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he mentions a law that was passed to deal with increasing amount of human waste in the City of Rochester. This is the kind of thing that they don’t talk about in history classes in school …

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Old News – Church Opening

Mother of Sorrows was opening their new church in 1968 (see picture). The old church on the corner of Latta and Mt Reed ended up being a branch library for many years. The last I knew, it was still sitting vacant. Being a landmark, the exterior can not be changed. Courier-Journal March 15, 1968 A …

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Old News – Eastview Mall

What was to become Eastview Mall was originally planned to be in the southern part of the Town of Perinton, Monroe County. In this article there was some opposition to the project. Instead, the Mall was built in the Town of Victor bordering the Monroe County line. Groundbreaking took place in October 1969. When first …

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