You never forget your first

43 years ago, the Detroit Tigers were mired in a terrible season, losing 102 games in 1975. Fans called for Manager Ralph Houk’s head. Only three years earlier, the once-proud Bengals had

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Leon and “Red Emma”

In John Wilkes Booth Slept (and Slipped) Here, Michael J. Nighan began a series on presidential assassins who were in Rochester.  As carefully catalogued by Nighan, Booth was here for an extended

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War

Periodically, we revisit a theme of the magazine. We’ve written about wars and their connections to Rochester from the Civil War to the Iraq War, the latter in the context of a weekly peace

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