Do you know how for years people living in the Greater Western New York Region have been frustrated by the lack of attention from, playing second fiddle to, and downright being constantly bullied by New York City/Albany interests? Have you ever wondered at exactly what point Western New York lost its political relevance in New York State?
Well, this site is for citizens of Greater Western New York who distrust the New York City/Albany axis and want to get to know like-minded people they can gather with and share a voice with through building a Greater Western New York Community based on shared history, intriguing facts, and fascinating trivia.
And, for those more daring, take positive action on it!
The Greater Western New York region consists of the 17 western counties in New York State, historically known as “The Genesee Country,” that touch or include all land west of the Preemption that was established by the Treaty of Hartford on December 16, 1786. The region is recognized by the New York State Department of Health, the New York Press Association, and other groups. These include the counties of: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates.
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