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Listing of Genealogical Websites

Attached is a listing of some genealogical websites for you to explore. You might have to register with some of them, but you do not need a paid subscription to use their databases. If you have any suggestions to add to the … Continue reading

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Alt for Norge and a Link to Norwegian Genealogy Guidance

Our Family History Roundtable program this month will feature Norwegian culture and family history. Our speaker Christine Campisi was a contestant on Alt for Norge, a popular Norwegian television show, in which Norwegian-Americans compete in a series of cultural, historical, … Continue reading

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Our Next Family History Roundtable Program

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Our Next Family History Roundtable Program

Join us on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 pm for our next Family History Roundtable event.  This event is free and open to all. 

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Preserving Recordings

Preserving our memories is something many family researchers do. However, it can occasionally seem time-consuming and expensive. Years ago, as part of a Christmas present, an Irish friend sent me a recording on cassette tape. It includes some of my … Continue reading

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Yearbooks

Our library recently received a donation of LaSalle Military Academy yearbooks for the years 1930-1933.  For those who might be unfamiliar with the LaSalle Academy, it was a Catholic military boarding school in Oakdale, New York, which closed in 2001. … Continue reading

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Our Next Program

This program is free and open to all.

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News about Family History Centers

Back in June, I posted that FamilySearch.org was discontinuing its microfilm distribution services. Because significant progress was made in their digitization work, FamilySearch.org decided it was unnecessary to continue the microfilm program. There was some concern by researchers that this … Continue reading

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Next Family History Roundtable Program

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Notes from our last genealogy program

At our last genealogy program, Rick Fogarty showed us the International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki comparison charts, which can be very helpful in selecting DNA tests. If you did not take notes or were unable to attend, here are … Continue reading

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