St. Joseph’s Villa – Name Changed

Today, St. Joseph’s Villa has been renamed the Villa of Hope. The agency which is just over 70 years old. Villa of Hope offers assistance to more than 2,000 youth and families each year. The agency says its goal is to restore lives back to full potential before things like chemical addiction, mental illness, neglect or …

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FamilySearch – One Billion Indexed Records

FamilySearch passed a big milestone last week, Friday. They started their current indexing project in September 2006. Now they have indexed over 1 billion records. The procedure is that each record is indexed twice and then arbitrated for differences of each record. Once indexed records are completed, they are put on the FS website and …

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FamilySearch Website Update

FamilySearch has made major changes to their website. All of the changes were talked about last month at the RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City by James Tanner and Dennis Brimhall. The website added the capability to upload photos and stories of your ancestors. I uploaded a picture of my grandmother. After you upload the …

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NY State Genealogy Conference in September

The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society announce their First New York State Family History Conference on September 20 and 21st. The information below is from the press release: The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society are cosponsoring the first-ever statewide …

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