Monthly Archives: July 2010

Central Terminal Day with the Bisons!

Help support the New York Central Terminal restoration while you cheer on the Buffalo Bisons, next Thursday, August 5th: Click here for more information on the game and tickets.  The first 4,000 fans through the Swan St. gate will even … Continue reading

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Buffalo in Bloom

Summer is in full bloom in Western New York, and what better way to celebrate than with an appreciation of the beauty of gardens!  The highly anticipated Garden Walk is this weekend, one of several area events that are part … Continue reading

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Collection Highlight: Yearbooks

Did you know that the Central Library has hundreds of local yearbooks?  High school and college yearbooks for various city and suburban schools can be found in the Buffalo Collection in the Grosvenor Room.  Some college yearbooks and alumni directories … Continue reading

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Those lost newspaper clippings…

Most of us have clipped and saved a newspaper article about ourselves, a friend, or family member.  And over the years, these little clippings can be easily lost or torn.  Or we can no longer identify when the article was … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

With summer in full swing, Western New Yorkers are busy enjoying our most lively season, frequenting area parks, beaches, pools, and festivals.  While much has changed in Buffalo over the years, summer has always been enthusiastically celebrated with outdoor fun.  Check … Continue reading

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25 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Your Genealogy

This is the title of an article found in the July/August 2010 issue of Family Chronicle (now called Your Genealogy Today). Some common mistakes? Not talking to family members, believing family lore without checking into it, and relying too much … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Ancestors

In honor of Independence Day, research your Revolutionary ancestors.  A way that you can get started quickly is by using HeritageQuest.  HeritageQuest(HQ) is a genealogy database that you can use at any B&ECPL location or from home if you have … Continue reading

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