Located in the Brighton Town Hall, with the Brighton Kiwanis Playground in back and an American Legion cannon and the Carol Heininger Wahl Memorial Children’s Literary Garden in front, the[ Read More ]
Throughout this year, George Payne has written about and photographed the progress of the Lower Fall Foundation towards making the Lower Falls Park and Gorge a World Heritage Site. Recently,[ Read More ]
George Payne has taken us all over northern, central and western New York. Today, George focuses on Lockport. Photography by George Payne What do convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh, author Joyce[ Read More ]
Western and Central New York has a rich Native American tradition, past and present. Recently, at the Liberty Pole, many members of local tribes gathered to protect and celebrate the natural[ Read More ]
As seen in the presidential visits series, Rochester has not seen a sitting president campaign here since Ronald Reagan in 1984. Early in his term, in 1989 President George H.W. Bush spent the[ Read More ]
In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochester series, on November 3rd, 1964, Rochester’s Senator Kenneth B. Keating lost his re-election bid to Robert F. Kennedy. First, when a[ Read More ]
Throughout the year, George Payne has given us in-depth looks at — as Jim Memmott might say — some remarkable Rochestarians. Take for example, Seth Green, America’s most[ Read More ]
November 1st, 1984: Ronald Reagan five days before his 49 state landslide. And Jesse Jackson at MCC. And a liberal enclave.
In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochester series, on November 1st, 1984, President Ronald Reagan spoke before 10,000 at the Community War Memorial. Twenty four years earlier on[ Read More ]
October 31st, 1976: Gerald Ford two days before the unelected president’s comeback falls just short.
In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochesters series, on October 31st, 1976, President Gerald Ford spoke before 10,000 at a rain-swept Rochester-Monroe County Airport. First, when a[ Read More ]
October 29th, 1980: Carter at a rally six days before the Reagan revolution. And when Bernie Sanders campaigned for Barry Commoner
In keeping with our Presidential visits to Rochesters series, on October 29th, 1980, President Jimmy Carter spoke at a campaign rally before a crowd of over 20,000. First, when a Frenchman was in[ Read More ]