Top Songs of 1963; #11

The next song to hit the top of the record charts in 1963 was “Sukiyaki” by Kyu Sakamoto. The original title of the song was “Ue o Muite Aruko” (I Shall Walk Looking Up) but was changed for English speaking countries. The song tells the story of a man who looks up and whistles while he is …

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Kodak News; June 3 – 7

History still in the making… Kodak announced on Monday that it has reached a new agreement with 20th Century Fox to supply motion picture film to its movie and television studios through 2015. Although demand for movie film is down, Kodak said it continues to manufacture billions of linear feet of film each year. At …

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FamilySearch Family Tree – Printing

You can now print both a family group sheet and a pedigree sheet from FamilySearch Family Tree. In a person view there are 2 links off to the right (see image, below). Clicking one of the printing options will open a new window in your browser that is a PDF file. For you to view …

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New Local Cemetery Records

I recently added a new cemetery transcription list to the GenWeb of Monroe County website. It is for the Stone Road Cemetery which is a Jewish Cemetery which in NOT on Stone Road. When it opened about 1895 it was then Stone Road but that changed in 1935 when Stonewood Avenue opened. Portions of the …

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Kodak News; May 27 – 31

History still in the making… Kodak wants to set up a environmental trust fund to settle claims by both the Federal and NY State governments. The claims by those governments amount to over $96 million including a $10.1 million fine for toxic silver contamination of sediments in the Genesee River. The trust fund would be …

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Dedication at Maplewood Cem. on June 8th

Maplewood Cemetery in the Town of Henrietta is having a dedication of new lots on June 8th at 10 a.m. Maplewood is the only active cemetery in the Town of Henrietta and has been running out of space for new burials. The cemetery has been working on adding spaces since 2006. The new lots will …

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