Old News – Men Enlisted in WWI

World War I is still going on 100 years ago. The Brockport newspaper ran a list of men that have joined the military. The US has only been in the fight for 3 months so none of the area men have been sent overseas as of yet. I cheated on the ad. It was from …

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1917 Catholic HS Yearbook

I added the 1917 yearbook for Rochester Catholic High School. That school was located next to St. Patrick’s Cathedral on land that is now part of Kodak Office. It was a school only for boys. The class of 1917 had two departments. The Academic Department had 27 graduates and the Commercial Department had 26. There …

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Old News – Accident

In this accident, the car that they refer to is a trolley car. The hospital that the little girl was taken to later became Highland Hospital Genesee Hospital. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, May 2, 1917 STRUCK BY CAR Catherine Corso, the ten year old daughter of Joseph Corso of Water street, was struck by a …

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