An attempt to trace several generations of Majors, Smolinskis, McLaughlins, and other relatives who settled in Central New York.

Several stories originating in Solvay, New York, or having a strong Solvay connection, starting with the 1910 shootout near St. Cecilia's Church.

A trip down Memory Lane with several members of the Major and Smolinski families.

A collection of stories, some with a Solvay connection, some with a family connection, and others that were simply found interesting.

The fellow who put this website together used to be an entertainment writer. He remembers some of the celebrities he interviewed.

Childhood memories, adult pet peeves.