The trail of a child kidnapping in 2007 led to an apartment in Kirkwood where Shawn Hornbeck, missing for more than four years, was found too.
The date that lives in infamy: December 7, 1941. It was the brilliant, surprise attack by naval air forces of the Empire of Japan on the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet and military installations at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The tragic event brought the United States into World War II. Ultimately, the…
Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo resign or be impeached, Hamburg's Kathy Hochul would become the 57th governor of New York and, as frequently mentioned, the first woman.
After a year off in 2020, Illinois historic preservationist has announced a list of the state’s most endangered historic places, structures and sites they say are architecturally and culturally significant but at risk of being lost forever.
Dark La Crosse Stories are back! We're kicking off a slew of new episodes with this first part of a two-part story, retelling a mystery full of twists and turns from one family on Brinkman Ridge.
Here’s what people are uncovering in Lake Geneva Regional News newspaper archives. Search our historical issues for obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, social pages and local sports. To see more and subscribe, visit https://lakegenevanews.net/archives.
Sands Casino Hotel opened Aug. 13, 1980. Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., agreed to buy the Sands on Sept. 5, 2006, from billionaire Carl Icahn for $250 million, plus $20 million for tax benefits and real estate assets. The Sands closed Nov. 11, 2006, to make room for development of Pinnacle’s p…
Today at Sahlen Field, Major League Baseball picks up in Buffalo where it left off 105 years ago.
Of all the food shacks and drive-in restaurants that dotted Sheridan Drive and Niagara Falls Boulevard in the 1960s, none is more fondly remembered than Pat’s.
The John L. Schwartz Brewery was one of 29 breweries operating in Buffalo when Prohibition shut off the tap on Western New York’s taste for beer. The brewery stood on a no longer existing portion of Bennett Street between William and Clinton on the East Side.
Philip Beckman survived the Holocaust, forced at age 18 from the Krakow ghetto to the Nazi concentration camp featured in the movie "Schindler's List."
Unless there’s an event at KeyBank Center, there aren’t usually a lot of pedestrians at the corner of Michigan and South Park, at the southern edge of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino property. People walking are just a small part of a cityscape that is entirely unrecognizable 80 years later. First, there was the name. South Park Avenue was
Here are a couple of Main Street views from April 1950 and the accompanying Google Street View images as captured over the last few years. Shelton Square You might not even notice the Ellicott Square Building in the very busy 1950 picture of Shelton Square. In today’s photo, it’s the only building standing. Main and Court A clock
During the years of the Great Depression, a few hours at the ballpark remained a diversion that thousands of Buffalonians were still able to enjoy. Enjoying some sunshine and the Buffalo Bisons were a great escape from the realities facing most people outside of the confines of Bison Stadium, which was renamed Offermann Stadium after the death of team
On December 29, 1979, the Bally's Park Place casino opened, adjacent to the Dennis Hotel. In 1989, Bally's constructed a 750-room hotel tower in a modern style, with an exterior of light pink glass. The property saw further renovations 1994, 2005, 2009 and 2015, with the additions of the Bal…
A look back at the Trump Plaza, in Atlantic City, through the years by photographers at the Press of Atlantic City.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew's political career has taken him from Dennis Township dentist to state legislator known to vote against his party to the rare Democratic congressman opposed to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Look back on his career in photos.
Chronicles continues a weekly look back at an illustrated map of Buffalo from 1880 and examines how the features on that map have — or haven’t — changed over 138