Genealogy & Local History in Buffalo, NY

Essays and Rants

Here are recent articles and essays by Cynthia Van Ness. She fully admits that she has 1.5 gazillion opinions and cannot stay away from the keyboard for long. She also knows that unlike some people, you are honest and conscientious and will not plagiarize--as in copy and paste anywhere--these articles without first asking permission, which she is likely to grant. Every essay here is fully protected by copyright.

Local History, Preservation, and Urban Topics

Library and Research Topics

Dance and Music Topics

Works Edited by Cynthia

Special Glutton for Punishment Section

Updated 1 August 2013