Free Military Records for Memorial Day

This weekend many commercial genealogy websites are giving free access to some of their military and veteran’s records. Not everything is free but enough is available that you may find records for some of your family. Most are only available until Monday evening. All three of these websites will try to get to to subscribe …

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Partial NY Death Index Online

Without any notice, the NY State Department of Health has put part of their death index online. So far it is very limited with deaths from 1 Jan. 1957 to 28 Feb. 1963. Gail Fischer from the New York State Archives was a speaker at the September 2012 meeting of the Rochester Genealogical Society. During …

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Kodak News; May 13 – 19

History still in the making… Kodak has agreed to sell its water system used in Eastman Business Park to Recycled Energy Development-Rochester, LLC RED-Rochester). In 2010 Rochester City Council issued a franchise to Kodak to sell water to tenants in the Park. RED-Rochester would own the water treatment and distribution facilities. If approved by the …

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Talk about the History of Channel 13

This Tuesday evening Patrice Walsh of WHAM Channel 13 will give a talk on “Channel 13 Over the Years.” Patrice will tell how Channel 13 started, when the station went on the air and where the first studio was located. Patrice will also talk about the personalities on the air in the early days and …

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Kodak News; May 6 – 10

History still in the making… The Federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday released information remuneration of Kodak CEO Antonio Perez for 2012. His base salary was about $1.15 million million but his total compensation added up to $3.46 million with bonuses and other benefits added in. Then if Kodak successfully emerges from bankruptcy …

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