From the Chicken Roost to Maxwell's

For almost 40 years, Hamiltonians made their downtown plans with the simple phrase, “Meet me at the Chicken Roost.” When iconic restaurateur Max Mintz died on Sept. 29 at the age of 96, Hamilton lost one of the most colourful characters in its history.

Lessons in survival: Frank Junger

Frank Junger was one of the few children from his town to survive the Holocaust.

The Spanish Flu's devastating toll

As the First World War was finally winding down in the autumn of 1918, few realized that a much more deadly, worldwide killer was just on the horizon. This one would take two to four times more lives around the world than the four years of bloody conflict.

Lessons in survival: Anita Fuchs

As a young girl in 1930s Czechoslovakia, Anita Fuchs lived a wonderful, privileged life. But her world was shattered by the reality of the time.