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Pad Thai YUM 🌱


Happy Monday friends!

I want to share one of my favorite meals to eat when dining out, Tofu Pad Thai!

For those of you visiting New York, … 91 more words


History of Niagara County

One of the books we have in our library collection is titled “History of Niagara County, N.Y., with Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Private Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactures, and Portraits of Old Pioneers and Prominent Residents.” Wow! 281 more words


52 Ancestors: The Seward House, Part II #1

Continued from Part I…

My visit to the Seward properties began in the New Hackensack Reformed Church building. Jim, a member of the congregation, met me in the side entry and took me on a tour of the church. 519 more words


52 Ancestors: The Seward House, Part I #52

I am stepping away from the assigned 52 Ancestors theme of “resolution” this week. Instead of focusing on one ancestor, I’ll be talking about the house many of them lived in and the church they all attended. 543 more words


Editor Notes: August

This month I tried to do as many “summery” things that I could. I ran outside, attended some events but try as I did, August whooshed by before I completed everything on my to-do list. 648 more words

Local Life

Abraham VanWagnen Tompkins

This week in #52ancestors, I successfully resolved the questionable legitimacy of Samuel D. Tompkins by finding the correct marriage date of his parents, Abraham Van Wagnen and Caroline Sleght Brown Tompkins. 490 more words

52 Ancestors 2018

Smoke Alarms Save Lives in Poughkeepsie

It was a Wednesday evening — July 5th — when a fire broke out on Fitchett Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. It started on a mattress in an upstairs bedroom, and before long, it had spread through the entire house. 559 more words

Red Cross