Saturday, November 12, 2016

Upcoming CNYGS Meetings

Here are the latest announcements from the Central New York Genealogical Society Publicity Chair, Cindy Hall, about upcoming meetings:

We are pleased to announce our last program meeting for this year on Saturday, November 19, 2016, “The Bomber Boys: The Eighth Air Force in World War II” presented by Cheryl Pula, author, lecturer, and retired Reference Librarian. She has written eight books on the subject which should entice WWII enthusiasts and those of us who had family members in the service during the war.

The information from the program flyer is included below. If you have any difficulty reading the information below, please open the attached flyer in .pdf format.

For the latest news on our upcoming 2017 programs, including any venue and parking changes, please check our website:

You can also find CNYGS updates on Facebook. You are welcome to post interesting findings relating to local genealogy, photos, and other news of interest to CNYGS members at:

The CNYGS Genealogy Interest Group (GIG) aims to foster an interest in family history and genealogy, provide a regular discussion forum for members, provide information on sources, and use technology whenever it will help us succeed in our research. Meetings are held on the last Monday of the month and more information is available on the CNYGS website. The next meeting will be held Monday, November 28, 2016. The topic is German Genealogy, presented by Mahlon Wagner. He will guide attendees through researching ancestors in Germany. He has traveled regularly as a guest professor to Germany and will include a brief travelogue of the country. Mahlon Wagner also has exciting new information about Martin Luther! Lastly, hear him tell about a duck in Germany who had ESP– and an Elephant’s Toilet found in one city!

Mahlon Wagner, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, taught for 30+ years at SUNY Oswego, retiring in 1996. He also taught at Valparaiso Univ. and UMass– Amherst. GIG meetings are held at the Salina Library, 100 Belmont St., Mattydale, NY (behind St. Margaret's Church), from 6 p.m. - 7:55 p.m. These meetings are free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Susan Proch at

Our newest group is the CNYGS DNA Interest Group. Meetings are usually held at the Manlius Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Drive, Manlius. Look for the date and time of upcoming meetings in our bi-weekly CNYGS E-Newsletter, or asked to be added to the e-mail list. For additional information, contact Janet Brown at


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