Researching Your Town of Greece Family (June 2021)

Recorded June 8, 2021, Via Zoom

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.

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.

Park Avenue to Park Ridge (Hospital) (May 2021)

Recorded May 11, 2021, via zoom

Presented by Kathleen Britton, Park Avenue Hospital moved to Greece New York and became Park Ridge, then Unity, and now part of Rochester General Hospital.

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

Recorded April 13, 2021, Via Zoom

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.

Past Meets the Present when Fourth Graders Honor the Fallen in Pittsford (Oct. 2020)

Recorded October 13, 2020, Via Zoom

8 Brave Civil War Soldiers: Past Meets the Present when Fourth Graders Honor the Fallen in Pittsford, a discussion with Toni Stevens-Oliver, Thornell Road elementary school teacher, and Vicki Masters Profitt, author, historian, and Director of the Fairport Historical Museum. Co-hosted by the Greece Historical Society.