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    December, 2015 - A new book set in Cattaraugus County. PHGS member Tim Lake has published a local-history book, Hang on and Fly. The book tells the story of a Cattaraugus County plane crash in 1951. Mary Bryant's mother-in-law is one of the main characters profiled in the book which was completed with some help from Mary.

    November, 2015 - Read the latest PHGS newsletter
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    November, 2015 - A group picture has been submitted by a member who would like to know if anyone recognizes it and can tell us where it was taken and on what occasion. If you know something about this group, please email  Painted Hills Genealogy Society.

    September 2015 - Did you know that Bob Glover is a runner and best-selling author? Read all about it in Pioneers in Our Sport!

    August 2015 - Livingston County transition is compete. Livingston County cemeteries that were carried on the Steuben pages have been moved to the new Livingston County section of PHGS. If you have cemetery lists or updates that can help expand Livingston County send them to us at paint@paintedhills.org

    August 2015 - We are in the press!   Bob Glover, one of our long-time and prolific volunteers in Steuben and Livingston counties, wrote a big article about PHGS that was published in the Hornell Tribune on Sunday, August 5. Click here to read it.

    August 2015 -  read our summer newsletter.


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