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Thomas Weber

Freelance Writer

Thomas Weber is a former Post Bulletin reporter who enjoys writing about local history.

Gage, a longtime school board member, died at the age of 50 a year before the new school opened.
Clara Cook Kellogg was born in Rochester in 1861. And became a friend of the Queen of England, visited world capitals, and acted as hostess to world and government leaders.
The city council added lights atop College Hill, illuminating the former lovers lookout.
In its first few days, KROC needed to improvise to get its programming on the air.
Joining the Red Cross during World War II made the Rochester High School grad a bit of a celebrity in her war travels.
A toy that was "funner than heck" raged across Rochester in the summer of 1958.
The heat became oppressive as pools closed and school opened.
From covering songs heard on the radio to playing gigs around town, Rochester had an early rock 'n' roll scene.
A promotional event surrounding the 1935 fright film left one Rochester woman $5 richer.
The new Rochester airport south of town offered longer runways and better air service, even if it took a few years for those jets to arrive.