Researching Your Town of Greece Family (June 2021)

A presentation about researching your family in anticipation of the town’s Bicentennial in 2022. With Barb Koehler, JoAnn Ward Snyder, and Marie Poinan.

JoAnn Ward Snyder, and Marie Poinan followed up with a program in November with a look at who was in volume I and three family members that were featured in the book joined us for the talk called A Visit with Pioneer Family Descendants and it featured a visit by the descendants of the Volkmar and Cole/Kenyon families.

Here is the Next Chapter in the Process after this program was recorded.

After the Making of Book 1 Program, the presenters brought in three members of the Pioneer Families and let them talk about them to the members.

Volume 1 of The Pioneer Families of the Town Of Greece is out now,

Volume 2 of The Pioneer Families of the Town of Greece will be released mid to late 2023 depending on final revisions and last-minute touches on the book. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates on when the book will go live for sale.

An update on Volume 2 status has been recorded and here is the link to the updates on where the book stands as of November 14, 2023, currently they are waiting on final sign-offs from families to print the stories in this volume.

Rochester Goes to Washington – Supreme Court Cases (Apr. 2021)

In this Zoom presentation, join James Valenti as he discusses the Rochester court case, Nebbia v. New York, which made its way to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1934. It dealt with the suit of Leo Nebbia, the owner of a grocery store, against a piece of NYS’s version of New Deal legislation. He will also touch on two other local Supreme Court cases, Valenti v. Rockefeller and Town of Greece v. Galloway.

James Valenti, JD, LLM, Esq, is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at SUNY- FLCC in Canandaigua.

Carousels of Monroe County

Linda Bartash-Dawley unveiled her work, “Carousels of Monroe County,” in a recent presentation. The narrative represents a comprehensive exploration of the historical carousels in Monroe County, appealing universally to carousel enthusiasts, historians, and anyone curious about local culture and heritage.