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For National Women's History Month, we salute some of Rochester's most important women.
Have you heard the story of the Rochester Ski Jump?
While the remains discovered under Main Street remain in the state's care, history sheds light on where they came from, and the director of a Native American service group explains what should happen next.
Where were you on May 20, 1992? It was a day of destruction — and death — in our downtown's history. 'That tragic event changed my thinking about what’s truly important in life,' one business owner recalls.
The first in a year-long look at some of Rochester's most fascinating people.
News, Holiday Guide
The holidays are all about celebrating traditions — and remembering the past. So why not give gifts of history?
Opinion, Holiday Guide
From Colorforms to a Shaun Cassidy record, kids have asked St. Nick for lots through the years.
Here's a look back at the humble beginnings of the Hometown Christmas Parade, which celebrates 60 years on Sunday.
The letters between Calvin H. Greene and Henry David Thoreau work themselves into the tapestry of Rochester's history.
Part two of two: "Walden" author Henry David Thoreau to Rochester correspondent Calvin H. Greene: "I like the name of your county — may it grow men as sturdy as its trees."
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