Old News – Newspaper News

Can you imagine having to spend work time at a newspaper folding them by hand? This article tells how the weekly newspaper in Fairport gets a modern machine to fold their newspapers. By getting the folder the newspaper was able to print more pages which probably meant an increase in advertising revenue. By looking the …

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Marriages from 1854

At least 20 years ago a lady gave me a typed list of marriages from 1854 that were extracted Moore’s Rural New-Yorker. I’m not sure if she extracted the marriages or someone else did it. The newspaper was an agricultural newspaper that at that time was published in Rochester. It later moved to New York …

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Estella (Birney) Buell

When I was a child my grandmother told me that, Estella, the wife of her brother had been on Broadway. Also, according to my grandmother, she also knew Jeanette MacDonald and Sydney Greenstreet who were movie stars. I must admit when grandma told me that I didn’t really believe her. Then as I started digging …

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